Citizen’s Alert

Fri., Aug. 4 Goleta Valley Beautiful: Help plant new native trees and clean up litter and graffiti in Goleta. Call 252-1952 or visit

Sun., Aug. 6 Arlington West: Veterans for Peace needs volunteers to cover shifts from 8-10am and 4:30-5:30pm at Arlington West. Email

Wine and Music: Annual Brushes and Blues Community Arts Festival features music and wine tasting. 11am-5pm. Ken Adams Park, Lompoc. Call 736-4567.

Tue., Aug. 8 Death Penalty Focus: Weekly vigil to abolish the death penalty. 4-5pm. Farmers Market, State and Cota streets. Call 967-7283.

Wed., Aug. 9 Voting Drive: PUEBLO seeking to hire three organizers for a voting drive. Visit

A&E Film: UCSB Arts & Lectures screens Rachel Boynton’s Our Brand Is Crisis, a documentary about American democracy, political strategizing, and campaigning in Bolivia. 7:30pm. Campbell Hall, UCSB. Call 893-3535.

Atomic Remembrance: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation commemorates Hiroshima and Nagasaki with music, poetry, and reflection. 5-6pm. La Casa de Maria, 800 El Bosque Rd., Montecito. Call 965-3443 or visit

Ongoing Rodeo Protest: Animal Emancipation protests against rodeo animal cruelty. Signs provided. Thu., Aug. 3, 7pm; Fri.-Sat., Aug. 4-5, 6:30pm; Sun., Aug. 6, 12:30pm. Corner of Las Positas and Calle Real.

Kick the Habit: Narconon, a nonprofit dedicated to helping people with drug/alcohol addictions, offers free professional assessments, advice, and referrals to more than 11,000 treatment centers nationally. Call (800) 556-8885 or visit

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