Citizens’ Alert

Thu., Nov. 9

Immigration Lecture: Westmont sponsors a discussion titled Immigration and the American Experience. 5:30pm. University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St. Call 565-6000.

Traffic Meeting: Public meeting to discuss upper State Street traffic, circulation, and parking study. Conducted by the City Planning Commission and the City Transportation and Circulation Committee. 6pm. City Hall, Anacapa and De la Guerra sts. Call 564-5470.

Fri., Nov. 10

Non Profits? Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies at UCSB sponsors a panel discussion called Who Controls the NGOs? 7pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Call 962-7653.

Sat., Nov. 11

Tree Planting: Goleta Valley Beautiful conducts replanting and maintenance at the Winchester Canyon entryway. Volunteers welcome. 1:30-4:30pm. Call 968-8575.

Sun., Nov. 12

Arlington West: Veterans for Peace needs volunteers to cover the 8-10am and 4:30-5:30pm shifts at Arlington West. Email

Mon., Nov. 13

Fruit Fly Discussion: Town hall meeting on the oriental fruit fly and the chemical response to it, featuring the chief of the California Department of Fruit and Agriculture. 7pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Call 568-2191.

Wed., Nov. 15

New Digs: Transition House celebrates the opening of its newly renovated Family Residence, an emergency shelter for Santa Barbara families with children. 3:30-5:30pm. 434 E. Ortega St. RSVP to Audrey at 966-9668.


Forest Fees: The USDA Forest Service will accept nominations until Nov. 27 concerning recreation fee proposals on federal lands in California. People interested in serving on the committee overseeing the proposals may review the application criteria and obtain a nomination packet at Call (707) 562-8846.

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