Citizen’s Alert

Thu., Feb. 22

Gimme Shelter: The Affordable Housing Task Group will discuss the El Carrillo housing project. Noon. Townley Rm., Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Email Linda Dunn at

War Media: Former United Nations weapons inspector Scott Ritter and media analyst Jeff Cohen will discuss the role of corporate news in the war on terror. 7:30pm. Victoria Hall Theater, 33 W. Victoria St. Suggested donation $10. Call Jeff Norman at (310) 842-8794.

Green Dream: Sunita Narain, an expert on environmental resources in India, will speak on Eight Percent Growth with Sustainability: Is it Possible? 7pm. UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion. Email

Sat., Feb. 24

Field Trip: Los Padres ForestWatch and the Wildling Art Museum will cosponsor a bus ride from Santa Barbara County to Carrizo Plain National Monument in southeastern San Luis Obispo County. The ride — which picks up in Santa Barbara at 8 a.m. and in Los Olivos at 9 a.m. — costs $60 for ForestWatch or Wildling Art Museum members and $80 for nonmembers. Call 688-1082.

Sporty Forty: Dos Pueblos High School will celebrate 40 years of involvement in athletic competition; the event includes a dinner honoring former track and cross-country coach Gordon McClenathen, who has worked with student athletes for 30 years. 3pm. Track area, Dos Pueblos High School, 7266 Alameda Ave., Goleta. Email David Kuderka at

Mon., Feb. 26

Post Petrol: HopeDance FiLMs will screen Transforming Energy: What Is Our Future After Oil?, which examines the implications of alternative energy sources. 7pm. Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Visit or email

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