Sunday, August 28, 2005

CORONADO UPDATE - Monday nite vigil/Tuesday Protest

Happy Sunday!

Here is an email I just received from San Diego CPJ.

I am willing to drive to Coronado tomorrow NITE, IF I have 3 other riders at least (can take 4 easily). Would leave by 6 p.m.

Again, I am driving down from O'side at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday and can take alot of folks in my truck...contact me as to where to meet to jump in the truck!!!

We need thousands there on Tuesday and at the very least several hundred tomorrow nite...let's roll folks!!!

Post here if you have rider space, from where and which event!

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Give Bush the Welcome He Deserves! George Bush will be in town August 29 and 30 to mark the anniversary of Japan's surrender and the end of WWII at a ceremony at the North Island Naval Air Station.1. There will be a candelight vigil Monday evening, August 29, 7 p.m. at the Hotel Del Coronado where Bush will be staying. Details about where to gather will be posted tomorrow (Sunday).2. Demonstration at NASNI Main Gate on Alameda, Coronado, Tuesday, August 30, 6 a.m. From the North County Coalition for Peace and Justice http://www.nccpj.org/:Gates will open at 6:00 a.m. for the 10,000 "invited guests" and the ceremony will take place at 8:00 a.m. True to form, this will be a harbor-side event so protestors can be kept far from this location. However, the road leading to North Island inCoronado would be a good protest location. Since parking in Coronado is scarce and parking laws are enforced, the North County Coalition for Peace and Justice will be using public transportation to get there. Directions from North County are below; San Diego people should check with the bus company to figure out best route for themselves to arrive at demonstration location: NAS NORTH ISLAND MAIN GATE on Alameda.Don't forget to bring your favorite signs -- but no woodsticks (cardboard tubes are OK)Trip to North Island from North County:Coaster Regular Fare: $ 5.25 Senior & Disabled Fare: $ 2.50 Meet at Oceanside Transit Center at 5:15 AM (That's right 5:15 AM! At 05:23 AM we will take the COASTER to SAN DIEGO (last car) ·Get off the stop at SANTA FE DEPOT at approximately 06:21 AM. ·At 06:50 AM take the 903 Bus to NAS NORTH ISLAND MAIN GATE ·Get off the stop on 4TH ST at ALAMEDA BLVD/NASNI MAIN GATE atapproximately 07:13 AM. ·Walk approx. 1 block NE on Alameda Blvd. Total walking is 0.11miles. to NORTH ISLANDReturn trip (leave at 9:00 AM)Regular Fare: $ 5.75 Senior & Disabled Fare: $ 2.75 ·walk 0.1 mile SE from NORTH ISLAND to 3RD ST at I AVE ·At 09:13 AM take the 901 Bus DOWNTOWN to SAN DIEGO ·Get off the stop on BROADWAY at KETTNER at approximately 09:41 AM. ·At 09:45 AM take the COASTER to OCEANSIDE·Get off the stop at OCEANSIDE TRANSIT CENTER(ARRIVE) at approximately 10:42 AM.

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