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P.O. Box 2192, Redondo Beach, CA 90278
October 2005

Next Meeting

Tuesday, October 25, 7:30 PM
David K. Hayward Center
2000 Artesia Boulevard
Redondo Beach


What’s behind the ascendancy of the religious right? Will we end up with prayer in our schools and the Ten Commandments in front of City Hall?

Our October speaker will be Rev. John T. Morehouse, Minister at the Pacific Unitarian Church. Reverend Morehouse will speak on “Responding to Fundamentalism.”

Get Involved

The West LA Democratic Club invites you to join them for a November screening of Robert Greenwald's new documentary Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, spreading the word on Wal-Mart's effect on the everyday lives of working people and the quality of life in our communities. Keep checking their website westlademclub.org for updates on times and locations.

For questions or information call (3l0) 849-9939.

In Redondo Beach

A volunteer kickoff for the Redondo- Beach based Democratic Action Center was held at Dominguez Park on October 15 to spread the word about the Governor’s initiatives. Tony Hale is the city captain and contact information is: volunteer - southbay @ yahoo.com or phone 3l0-56l-8523.

BCDC Endorsements

In our meetings leading up to the November special election, BCDC has made the following endorsements:

Hermosa Beach City Council
Jeff Duclos
Howard Fishman
Michael Keegan

Hermosa Beach School Board
Linda Beck
Lance Widman

El Camino Community
College Board
Ray Gen

El Segundo School Board
Robin Funk

Hermosa Beach

No on F

State Initiatives

No on 73
No on 74
No on 75
No on 76
No on 77

No on 78
Yes on 79
Yes on 80

Stay Current

If you receive a printed newsletter in the mail, check your mailing label to see if your membership is current. If you don’t see 2005 in the upper right hand corner, it’s time to pay your 2005-2006 dues. $25 per person, $40 for two at the same address.

Public Forum on Nuclear Issues

The Environmental Priorities Network will host its eleventh Public Forum on Friday, November 11th, at the Pacific Unitarian Church, 5621 Montemalaga Drive, in Rancho Palos Verdes.

The Unitarian Social Justice Committee and the South Coast Interfaith Council are cosponsoring the meeting. Our speaker will be Rochelle Becker, Executive Director of the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility, who will speak on the serious threats posed by nuclear electrical generating plants. They cannot be considered a safe way to reduce global warming since they will cause nuclear pollution far into the future.

In late September, Ms. Becker attended a meeting in the Ukraine to plan a commemoration of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, and she will share the information from that conference with us.

A reception at 6:30 PM will include refreshments and drinks. The talk will begin at 7:30, followed by a question and answer period.

A donation of $5.00 is requested but no one will be turned away. All interested community members are invited to attend.

To arrange for a table at the event, or for more information, please contact Lillian Light at 3l0-545-l384 or contact lklight @ verizon.net.

Bushism of the Day (from Slate Magazine)

"We look forward to hearing your vision, so we can more better do our job. That’s what I'm telling you." — Gulfport, Miss., Sept. 20, 2005.

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