Citizen’s Alert

Thu., May 11 Candidates Forum: Learn how each 2nd District supervisor candidate proposes to save More Mesa. 5:30-7:30pm. Vista la Cumbre Common Area. Email

Sat., May 13 Biz Buzz: S.B. County holds its annual Small Business Success Forum, with free workshops, seminars, and speakers. 9am-4pm. Royal Scandinavian Inn, Solvang. Call 879-1729.

Bright Futures: Girls Inc. hosts a free career workshop for teen girls. 10am-3pm. 531 E. Ortega St. RSVP 963-4017.

Crag Cleanup: Lunch and cleanup gear provided; cleanup followed by a gear raffle. 10am-1pm. Lizard’s Mouth, W. Camino Cielo Rd. Call 320-2739.

Mon., May 15 Young Voters: 2nd District Supervisor candidates’ forum and Q&A for high school students and their parents. 6pm. San Marcos High School auditorium. Call 698-9652.

Tue., May 16 Earth Day Film Series: Presents Our Synthetic Sea and Troubled Waters. 6:30pm. Watershed Resource Center, Hendry’s Beach. Call 963-0583 x104.

Democratic Service Club: Hosts a Neighborhood Coffee for Janet Wolf. 7pm. 3940 Camellia Lane. RSVP 687-6051.

Wed., May 17 Implementing Prop 63: League of Women Voters hosts a forum on S.B. County’s plan for expanded access to mental health care. Franklin Neighborhood Center, 1136 E. Montecito St. Call 965-2422.

Thu., May 18 Golf Tournament: UCSB women’s basketball program hosts benefit tournament, followed by a BBQ and awards ceremony. Noon. Glen Annie Golf Club. Enter at

Ongoing Practical Sustainability: Learn how to organize for sustainable community development and become a certified Permaculture designer at a series of courses, offered the first and second weekends of May, June, and July at various S.B. locations and led by international Permaculture leaders. Go to

Das Williams Campaign: Telephone voters in the 2nd District each evening, Monday through Friday, from 5:30-8pm at 3820 State St. Call Jim at 456-5213.

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