Citizen’s Alert

Thu., Nov. 23

Thanksgiving TV: The Santa Barbara Channel serves up 48 hours of interviews with local artists, actors, playwrights, filmmakers, poets, directors, and others who make significant contributions to the arts. Starts at midnight Thanksgiving Day. Channel 21. Call 963-3893.

Sat., Nov. 25

Radio Show: The Paul Berenson Show offers an alternative and progressive take on the news and the arts. 1-4pm. Tune in at News Radio 990 KTMS, or go to for podcasting. Call 879-5867.

Sun., Nov. 26

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

Mon., Nov. 27

Public Scoping: Meeting to discuss the Environmental Impact Report for the Housing Plan for Santa Barbara County. 5pm. Board of Supervisors hearing room, Betteravia Government Center, 511 E. Lakeside Pkwy., Santa Maria. Call 568-2068.

Tue., Nov. 28

Ocean Benefit: Former pro surfer Shaun Tomson conducts a slide show and book-signing to benefit the Surfrider Foundation. 5-7pm. Reds Café. Call 966-5906.


Docents Needed: S.B. Museum of Natural History is looking for volunteer docents to help teach children about nature. Training begins at any time; free parking. Contact Elaine Gibson at 682-4711 x165 or

Holiday Gift Drive: People’s 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 the People’s Self-Help Housing affordable rental apartments in S.B. and Goleta. Call 687-3322.

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