Subject: CODEPINK "SHUT DIABLO" Events THIS WEEKEND!
El Diablo: California's last nuke, Diablo Canyon, near San Luis Obispo, with two 1200 megawatt reactors, and no cooling towers, sits near 13 earthquake faults!
“PG&E is endangering the lives of half a million Californians who live near the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant. Revoke PG&E’s license to operate this aging, unsafe, and unnecessary nuclear power plant.”
contact Cynthia Papermaster of Golden Gate Codepink to volunteer or for more details: email@example.com; 510-365-1500
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, 3:00 pm, San Francisco Ocean Beach, Codepink Spell-out: "SHUT DIABLO!" on the Beach + Join "Reclaiming" for a Special Winter Solstice Ritual to Close Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Winter Solstice (Solstice Eve) Ritual Ocean Beach near Taraval Street. Spell-out at 3:00pm, followed by pink snacks, then Solstice ritual at 4pm.
Join us on the eve of Winter Solstice as we gather to celebrate the longest night of the year. We honor the time of darkness as well as the turning of the Wheel of the Year back toward the light. Wear warm clothes, and bring food or non-alcoholic drink to share, and a towel if you want to plunge. Flashlights and dry socks are handy. Drums and other instruments are welcome for post-ritual music. Trash bags are a great way to show special love for the beach!
Transit: Take the scenic L-Taraval Muni train from downtown BART stations. Ride to 46th Avenue, walk two blocks to the beach, and look for group of beach-loving pagans. Maps: search for "Taraval and Great Highway, San Francisco 94116". Walk onto beach, and look for group of beach-loving pagans.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2-5 pm, Reception & Program: "Diablo Canyon Update" With Harvey Wasserman, author of Solartopia; Linda Seeley of San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace (tentative); Cynthia Papermaster of Codepink "PG&E Ratepayer Revolt to Shut Diablo", @ Berkeley private home. Fundraiser for "Shut Diablo" campaign; suggested donation $15-$100. Delicious organic vegetarian buffet, music, video clips, discussion, indoor/outdoor sunset viewing. Limited seating! Hurry and RSVP for address and details: 510-365-1500
Monday, Dec. 22, 6-9 pm, SF Occupy Forum @ Global Exchange, 2017 Mission St. (across from 16th St. BART). "Diablo Canyon; Our Fukushima Waiting to Happen" with Harvey "No Nukes" Wasserman, author of Solartopia; Linda Seeley (tentative) with San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace, Cynthia Papermaster with Codepink "PG&E Ratepayer Revolt to Shut Diablo". Arrive at 6pm sharp! Discussion, video clips, announcements. Donations accepted; no one turned away for lack of funds.
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Harvey Wasserman's "Green Power and Wellness Hour" radio interview with Codepink's Cynthia Papermaster and Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear:
"A RATEPAYER REVOLT against nuclear power and the nationwide battle for Solartopia are the pure green fires that drive today’s show. CYNTHIA PAPERMASTER of CODE PINK is organizing a rate withholding campaign in California’s Bay Area meant to force Pacific Gas & Electric to finally shut its two lethal reactors at Diablo Canyon. Cynthia recently presented Michael Peavey of the California Public Utilities Commission with a “pink slip” for his collusion with the utilities he was hired to regulate. His actual resignation followed shortly thereafter. Expert KEVIN KAMPS of BEYOND NUCLEAR tells us about the politics of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the new Republican Congress. The willingness of regulatory agencies to ignore water quality and public safety issues for the benefit of greedy corporations threatens the health, safety and prosperity of all of us at dying reactors like New Jersey’s Oyster Creek and Davis-Besse in Ohio. Kevin’s decades of hard campaigning for a Solartopian dawn make him one of American’s leading exerts on what happens next with atomic energy. Together, Cynthia and Kevin offer a great perspective on what we must now do to rid the Earth of atomic energy.