Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Another Plug for the Candidates Forum

Here is yet another plug for the Candidates Forum for the Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Election.

All five candidates for three seats up for grabs on the November 6 election have agreed to meet in a Forum on Thursday October 18. The Forum will begin at 7:00 PM in the auditorium of Crestwood Street Elementary School, 1946 Crestwood Street, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. 90275

Directions to the auditorium are as follows:

Start outside the gates of the weapon of mass development. Head south on Western Avenue until you get to the first gas station on your right. You are looking for a Chevron station and you can ignore the Shell station.

As you go by the Shell station and approach the Chevron station, please take a mental note that these two stations are the closest service stations on Western, south of the weapon of mass development.

When you get near the intersection of Crestwood Street and Western Avenue, you will see the Chevron station. Please turn your right turn signal on at least 100 feet before the intersection.

You will be turning west onto Crestwood Street. As you head up the hill, you will pass the intersection of MacArthur and Crestwood Street. Continue heading west on Crestwood until you come to the stop sign at the intersection of Crestwood Street and General/Upland Streets.


After you have safely negotiated the intersection having the stop sign, you will notice a group of buildings that do not look like a group of condominiums whose residents will be creating over crowding on Western Avenue. The buildings you will be passing are the classrooms of Crestwood Street Elementary School.

Just before you arrive at the intersection of Crestwood Street and Bayend, you will see on your left side, the auditorium where the Forum will be held.

Please park safely where you can and it is legal. Come on in to the auditorium where I hope you have a very informative time learning about the candidates and the issues that are important to all residents of the area and with the election.

If you support a candidate and have a button, please wear it. If you would like to help a candidate's campaign, please look for people who can help you with your efforts. If you have opinions on the Storm Drain measures, then I hope you find like-minded folks at the Forum to discuss the measures with.

I hope you all have questions for the candidates or issues that concern you enough that you would like to know the candidates' opinions on the issues.

If there are a number of neighbors who have aligned themselves one way or another on a particular issue and wish to provide information about that issue or demonstrate you feelings peacefully and respectfully, please do so.

I am asking you to take two hours out of your very busy lives to share in the art, act, and privilege of what we think is democracy. We also need to actively demonstrate to just about every single other person in Rancho Palos Verdes and other parts of OUR community, residents and voters living on the east side of "The Hill" and especially the "Eastview" area are willing to speak up, stand up, and fight for our inclusion into all of the institutions on the peninsula and we will no longer remain the sleeping or apathetic giant we have been.

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