Citizen’s Alert

Thu., Mar. 16 SBCC Lecture Series: Features Corruption in American Life with UCSB Prof. Laurie Harris. 7:30-9:30pm. Room 14, Tannahill Auditorium, Schott Center. Call 687-0812.

Fri., Mar. 17 Are We Prepared? Pedro Nava hosts local emergency response groups at his satellite district office hours. 8-10am. Farmers Market, Montecito Coast Village. Call 564-1649.

Sat., Mar. 18 Three Years Later: Peaceful march in protest of the Iraq war. 11:30am. Vera Cruz Park, 130 E. Cota St. Email Protect Yourself: S.B. Rape Crisis Center teaches women’s self-defense. $30, or sliding scale. 10am-2pm. SBRCC, 111 N. Milpas St. Call 963-6832 x29.

Sun., Mar. 19 Everyone Has a Voice: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom meets. 3-4:30pm. Mediation Center, 330 E. Carrillo St. Call 967-5241.

Mon., Mar. 20 Transportation Priorities: S.B. County seeks public input on how to best spend transportation dollars. 6-8pm. Santa Maria City Hall; also at Lompoc City Hall on Wed., Mar. 22. Go to

Wed., Mar. 22 Men Can Stop Rape: Panel discussion with local leaders on engaging men in ending sexual violence. 6-8pm. Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 105 E. Anapamu St. Call 963-6832 x29.

Thu., Mar. 23 Strength Training: S.B. Rape Crisis Center presents “Engaging Young Men in Preventing Sexual Violence.” 3:30-6pm. San Marcos High School. Call 963-6832 x29.

Ongoing Granting Grants: The Junior League of Santa Barbara is accepting applications from local non-profits seeking grants from its Community Assistance Fund, which supports community programs helping families at risk. Go to to apply.

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