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The September-October Channel Voter gives you the latest information about our forums, discussion units, other events and hot topics. And you can keep up to date anytime by looking at the calendar and announcements on our website. Read the complete Channel Voter here
Wednesday, Sept. 16 Community Forum
Getting There--and Back!
How Do We Get Around--or Not--in the City and County of Santa Barbara?
Panelists will be Mike Becker, senior transportation planner with the regional Santa Barbara County Association of Governments; Santa Barbara City's project planner Jessica Grant, and Rob Dayton, principal transportation planner for the City of Santa Barbara.

Topics will include local, intercity and interregional transit services, rail schedule changes for Ventura-Santa Barbara commuting, how transportation is changing on the Eastside and on Cliff Drive in Santa Barbara, and the Bicycle Master Plan Update.

Moderator will be Susan Horne, Health Educator, member of the Santa Barbara Transportation and Circulation Committee and Coalition for Sustainable Transportation (COAST).

Community Forums are held the third Wednesday of the month at Louise Lowry Davis Center, 1232 De la Vina Street, from noon to 2 p.m. They are always free and open to the public. You are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch and your friends. Parking behind the center is free during forums.
No September Discussion Unit 

There will be a single Discussion Unit Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Marmalade Cafe in la Cumbre Plaza from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at a cost of $30. The topic will be how the U.S. Constitution can be amended. To make reservations and for more information, click here.

District City Council Candidate Forums
On Nov. 3 Santa Barbara will hold its first District City Council election since the late 1960s. They will all be held 7-9 p.m. The dates and locations are:
District 1: Wednesday, Sept. 30, Franklin School
District 2: Thursday, Oct. 1, Washington School
District 3: Monday, Sept. 28, Harding School

The candidate forums will be recorded and aired on public access television in both English and Spanish and will be on our League website. 
Our Channel Voter is now being mailed only to members without email addresses. These messages provide a link to the complete newsletter that is posted on our website.  

We hope to see you soon.


Amanda Pelch and Lindsey Baker
League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara 

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