Citizen’s Alert

Fri., Nov. 17

Office Warming: PUEBLO holds an office warming party in the new downtown digs. 5-8pm. 114 E. Haley, Ste. E. Call 882-2484.

Women & Art: Five MFA students at UCSB discuss how they make art in a forum presented by the university’s Women’s Center. 4pm. McCune Room, HSSB 6020, UCSB. Call 893-3778.

Ellwood Development: The California Coastal Commission votes on whether to approve a 323-unit housing development on the Ellwood Bluffs. The Surfrider Foundation encourages concerned citizens to contact the CCC to voice opinions on the matter. Call (714) 698-1234.

Sat., Nov. 18

Peace March: Gathering to celebrate diversity and peace featuring Ron Paris, David Krieger, and Das Williams. 1pm Gather at the corner of Anapamu and Garden streets.

McCarthy & Bush: Robert Meeropol, son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, gives a speech examining the current political climate and the relevance of his parents’ case today. 9pm. Congregation B’Nai B’rith, 1000 San Antonio Creek Rd. On Mon., Nov. 20, Meeropol will deliver an address at 1pm in the Sociology Conference Room, Ellison Hall, UCSB. Call 964-7869 for the B’Nai B’rith event, and email for the UCSB event.


Global News: Tune into Third World News Review, featuring stories related to events and issues in the Third World, Mondays from 7-8pm. Public access station, Channel 17.

Holiday Gift Drive: Peoples’ Self-Help Housing invites local residents and corporations to drop off new, unwrapped toys, purchase gift cards for shoes at Payless ShoeSource, or make financial donations that will be turned into gift cards, all to benefit hundreds of children residing at Peoples’ Self-Help Housing affordable rental apartments in S.B. and Goleta. Call 687-3322 or email for more.

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