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Building a just and sustainable local economy

Building a just and sustainable local economy

Progressive Opportunities Conference
Sunday, February 26
David Brower Center, Berkeley

Among progressive planners and entrepreneurs, localism is the new buzzword de rigueur. That’s particularly true in Oakland and Berkeley, where 21st-century self-reliance has emerged as a trendy antidote to the everything-all-the-time mindset of globalization. But are urban farming, buy-local campaigns, and rooftop solar panels more than just fashionable experiments in local control? Do they hold much promise to alleviate the environmental and economic crises facing our planet? A host of Bay Area thinkers and business people think so. They’re gathering in unprecedented numbers at Berkeley’s David Brower Center on Sunday, February 26, to trade ideas on transforming localism’s good name into real change, and politicians including State Senator Loni Hancock and State Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner.

Full story at East Bay Express

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Traffic Skills 101 Classroom Workshop - UC Berkeley

April 2, 2012 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Learn to Drive a Bike - FREE Urban Bike Safety Classes!
Free Bicycle Safety Class

This 2 hour interactive classroom course teaches the basics of safe cycling, riding in traffic, equipment, crash avoidance, and rights and responsibilities. For adults 14 and over. No bike needed.

Register for this Berkeley class

Traffic Skills 101 Classroom Workshop - UC Berkeley

March 5, 2012 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Learn to Drive a Bike - FREE Urban Bike Safety Classes!
Free Bicycle Safety Class

This 2 hour interactive classroom course teaches the basics of safe cycling, riding in traffic, equipment, crash avoidance, and rights and responsibilities. For adults 14 and over. No bike needed.

Register for this Berkeley class

Traffic Skills 101 Classroom Workshop - UC Berkeley

February 6, 2012 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Learn to Drive a Bike - FREE Urban Bike Safety Classes!

This 2 hour interactive classroom course teaches the basics of safe cycling, riding in traffic, equipment, crash avoidance, and rights and responsibilities. For adults 14 and over. No bike needed.

Register for this Berkeley class

Room 37 of Sproul Hall (basement)
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720

How to buy a bike workshop: Berkeley Bike Station

February 18, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us at the Berkeley Bike Station
on February 18th
2pm for our first free class:

How to Buy a Bike

Gearing up for Bike to Work Day? Thinking about commuting but not sure how to do it? Ready to swap your rusty steed for a trusty steed? Confused by sizing, fit, parts, makes, models, materials, styles, or just where to start?

Progressive Opportunities Conference

February 26, 2012 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

EBBC Director Renee Rivera presents on ‘Bikenomics’-how biking will save the planet, our pocketbooks, and our local economy.

The Bay Area has tons of people and organizations working on our most pressing economic problems. What makes us so special is that our solutions focus on empowering people, protecting the planet, and increasing community wealth, while respecting justice, diversity, and equality.

Progressive Opportunities will

Berkeley Bicycle Subcommittee Mtg

January 23, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

North Berkeley Senior Center
1901 Hearst Avenue (at MLK)
Berkeley, CA

Agenda:

Berkley Transportation Commission Mtg

January 19, 2012 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Agenda posted online at:

January 19 Agenda of Berkeley Transportation Commission

Agenda includes review of much-needed bike/ped improvements to the Ohlone Greenway at Cedar-Rose Park.

Currie iZip (electric assist)

location

stolen from a shed behind residence, in Berkeley near North Berkeley BART, at 2am on 12/29/11

Jurisdiction

Electra 12' Cruiser 1, Women's; color Mint

location

1228 Delaware Street from the staircase in my locked complex

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