Bay Area Events
List of events in the Bay Area of interest to those who seek to 1) have a political impact, 2) learn more about an issue, 3) support libertarian principles of individual rights and responsibilities, 4) meet people of like mind:
Monday, April 14, 2014 6:30 pm
JW Marriott, 3rd Floor Lobby Level, corner of Mason and Post Streets, San Francisco
Dr. Michael Edelstein, libertarian and psychologist, will be making a short presentation, "Emotional Freedom in One Lesson."
There is no charge for this event, and anyone can attend.
Globalization of California: Regaining Local Control
Saturday, May 3, 2014 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Forum hosted by East Bay Tea Party
For information and cost visit the event announcement on the East Bay Tea Party website
Free Market Warrior
Presented by Silicon Valley Taxpayers Association
June 19, 2014
6:15 pm Registration and no-host dinner 7:00 pm Program
Harry's Hofbrau Banquet Room
390 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129
Free to members of Silicon Valley Taxpayers Association
$10 to non-members $15 to non-member couples
For information and pre-registration http://www.svtaxpayers.org/svta-events
Bay Area Citizens v. Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)
Filed in Alameda County Superior Court by Pacific Legal Foundation on behalf of Bay Area Cityzens
Preliminary Hearing - response to briefs: April 2014
Court Hearing: June 12, 2014
[For information on the current lawsuits against Plan Bay Area, see LPSF article on Home Page, "Update on Plan Bay Area: You Cannot Avoid Newton's Third Law of Motion."]
The Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies
College of Business and Economics
California State University, East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542
Contact: Stephen Shmanske, Director
January 29, 2014 - 2:00 pm Old University Union Building Room 311
"Enterprise Roads and Transit"
David Levinson, University of Minnesota
February 19, 2014 - 2:00 pm Old University Union Building Room 311
"Property and Markets in Elmer Kelton Novels"
Randy T. Simmons, Utah State University
March 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm Old University Union Building Room 311
"Sin Tax' Costs Outweigh Benefits"
Professor Adam Hoffer, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
April 30, 2014 - 2:00 pm Old University Union Building Room 311
"Pitfalls of the Regulated Society"
Professor Ivan Pongracic, Hillsdale College
May 28, 2014 - 2:00 pm Old University Union Building Room 311
"Hayekian Perspective on Government and Science"
Professor William N. Butos, Trinity College