Monthly Archives: September 2006

Election 2006

ASHLAND CITY COUNCIL
CANDIDATES FORUMS
Saturdays, Oct 7, 14 and 21
9 AM – Noon
A St. Marketplace
Sponsored by: Ashland Daily Tidings
Moderated by: Jeff Golden
In Memory of: Jack Hardesty

Wednesday, Oct 11
7-9 PM
Council Chambers
Sponsored by: LWVA & AAUW

Thursday, Oct 19
7 PM
SOU Student Union Redford Room
Sponsored by: Ashland Chamber of Commerce

Community Forum: Ashland Bond Issues

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Ashland Branch, is hosting a community forum explaining Ashland bond issues on Wednesday, October 4th, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, at the Unitarian Center, 87 Fourth Street. This meeting is open to the public with no charge.

October 11 Forum highlighting Ashland City Council candidates, City Council Chambers 7 9m – 9 pm and televised on RVTV. LWV of Ashland

October 19 there will be a meeting on the statewide ballot measures, as well as a forum for candidates for Municipal Judge and City Recorder. This meeting will be at Pioneer Hall 11:30am-1:30 PM

Key dates
Registration deadline: Oct. 17
Ballots in the mail: Oct. 20
Return ballots by: Nov. 7

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Citizens for Peace & Justice

October 10th 2006
Time 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Regular monthly general meeting of Citizens for Peace & Justice in the conference room of the West Medford Family Center, West Main at Peace Street. The general meeting is held at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. In warm, dry weather meetings often move outdoors to Alba Park in downtown Medford.

West Medford Family Center,914 W. Main St., Medford
http://www.medfordcpj.org/

Citizens for Peace & Justice

October 10th 2006
Time 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Regular monthly general meeting of Citizens for Peace & Justice in the conference room of the West Medford Family Center, West Main at Peace Street. The general meeting is held at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. In warm, dry weather meetings often move outdoors to Alba Park in downtown Medford.

West Medford Family Center,914 W. Main St., Medford
http://www.medfordcpj.org/

SOU Lecture Series

FREE Lecture: ‘U.S. Diplomacy for a Crowded Planet’

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Southern Oregon University’s School of Social Science kicks off its fall lecture series with a free presentation by former U.S. Diplomat Brady Kiesling. He will discuss diplomacy as a means of avoiding foreign policy disasters such as Iraq. Dessert and refreshments will be served, and a book signing will follow.
Starts: 7:00 PM
Ends: 8:00 PM
Location: SOU Rogue River Room
Sponsor: Southern Oregon University
Contact: Janette Balko by phone at (541)552-6521.

FREE Lecture: ‘Analyzing War’ with Dr. David Churchman
Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Southern Oregon University presents “Analyzing War,” a FREE lecture presentation by Dr. David Churchman. This award-winning Fulbright Scholar has studied in Cyprus, Morocco, Ukraine, and Saudi Arabia. He will examine why the US intervenes in some local conflicts but not in others.

Stevenson Union room 330.
Starts: 12:00 PM
Ends: 1:00 PM
Location: SOU – Stevenson Union
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520

Sponsor: SOU School of Social Science
Contact: Janette Balko by phone at (541)552-6521.

Ashland City Council 10/1-10/7

City Council Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 3 – 7 PM – 10 PM
Location: Council Chambers – 1175 East Main Street

Sustainability Film Series
Wednesday, October 04, 2006 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Wilderness Charter School 60 Morse St

Wednesdays this fall – The Jackson County Sustainability Network (JCSN) will present a Sustainable Film Series this fall at the Wilderness Charter School in Ashland. JCSN is an action, information and education network dedicated to local economic, environmental and social sustainability and re-localization in Jackson County. The purpose of this 3-month film series is to present basic concepts about the following: 1) The alarming reality of our present and future state of planetary petroleum supply. 2) Creative, simple and powerful ways we as individuals can make a difference. 3) How the building of true community locally is a vital step to not only surviving, but thriving in the challenging times ahead.

Oct 4: Kilowatt Ours

Register online at http://ashlandparks.recware.com or call the Nature Center at 488.6606.
Sponsor: N MT Park Nature Center
Contact: Matt Sheehan by phone at 541-973-3566.

Joint Parks/School Bd/Council Meeting
Thursday, October 05, 2006
Joint meeting between the Parks and Recreation Commission, the School Board, and the City Council.
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Council Chambers – 1175 East Main Street

KSKQ’s Benefit Reception with Amy Goodman of Democracy Now!

Friday October 6th at Southern Oregon University’s Britt Building Terrace prior to the Southern Oregon Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union Forum in the Britt Ballroom Auditorium.

Contact: Linda Thomas 482-3262

Light refreshments plus Music by Seraphim
Amy and David Goodman’s books: “Static” and “Exception to the Rulers” will be available

Date: Friday Oct 6th
Place: Britts’ upstairs terrace facing Siskiyou Blvd. Handicap access available.

Time: 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Price: $10 Tickets available at Northwest Nature Shop and at the door
FREE with a $35 new KSKQ membership

Following the KSKQ benefit reception:

From 7:30 to 9:30 pm, a Public Forum with Q & A:
“Is the Mainstream Media Doing its Job?” will be held in the Britt Ballroom with Moderator Jeff Golden (local talk show host and media lecturer).
Price for this event is an additional $10.

Join panelists:
Amy Goodman (WBAI in New York City, radio/TV/Internet producer and newscaster since 1985)
Bob Hunter (Medford Mail Tribune, Member of editorial board since 1993),
Robert Scheer (San Francisco Chronicle, Author and political columnist since 1955), Ralph Temple (Southern Oregon Chapter ACLU of Oregon, former Legal Director of ACLU of District of Columbia and media teacher. http://www.aclu-or.org)

In April 2005, Amy Goodman sold out the Britt Ballroom to an audience of more than 500, a week before the event. Please purchase tickets early.

KSKQ Community Radio’s mission is to empower our local community through inclusive programming that frames our own issues, creates our own media, and advances understanding and social change through dialogue, music and the arts.

KSKQ Community Radio
330 E. Hersey Street, #2
Ashland, Oregon 97520
541-482-3999
http://www.kskq.org

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 500 stations in North America. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television (DISH network: Free Speech TV ch. 9415 and Link TV ch. 9410; DIRECTV: Link TV ch. 375); as a “podcast,” and on the internet. http://www.democracynow.org/

Fordyce St. Cohousing Community

FSCC is in the process of building our 13 household community on Fordyce Street in Ashland, Oregon. There will be a public Orientation Saturday, November 4th at 2-4 pm

call 773-8402 for location and packet info or email interest@ashlandcoho.com
http://www.ashlandcoho.com