All events happened Thursday, Oct. 4th 2012 unless otherwise indicated.
Burbank/Glendale: 1pm meet-up re: SoCalGas smart meters are a dumb idea. Contact BurbankAction[at]aol[dot]com
Encinitas: 11 AM – 1 PM, corner of Encinitas Blvd and Hwy 101 Signs, brochures to pass out, lemonade, and cookies provided. More info: www.electrosmogprevention.org
Eureka: 4 to 6 p.m. PG&E Office 2555 Myrtle Avenue. Contact Beverly (707) 268-0951
Oakland: 1:30-2:30pm PG&E Office, 1919 Webster Street (2 blocks from 19th Street BART), contact: isisferal[at]yahoo[dot]com
Ojai: 12 noon Libbey Park on Main Street
San Rafael: 4-5pm PG&E Service Center 1220 Andersen Dr (at Lindaro St) 94901
Sacramento: Stop Smart Meters! Sacramento 5:45pm SMUD 6201 S Street Boardroom Auditorium Contact: e.windheim[at]comcast[dot]net
Santa Ana: Stop OC Smart Meters! 4PM to 5:30PM SCE Building, 1325 South Grand Avenue (Corner of McFadden and Grand) Contact info[at]StopOCSmartMeters[dot]com
Santa Cruz: 5pm Clock Tower Water & Pacific Contact: joshuahart[at]baymoon[dot]com
Seal Beach: 4pm Leisure World, Seal Beach Blvd. Contact dharlow50[at]aol[dot]com
Sebastopol: 12 to 1pm Downtown at 116 and Bodega Ave. EMFSafe[at]sonic[dot]net
Fountain: 5pm City Hall Colorado Citizens Smart Meter Awareness dcouch[at]q[dot]com
Fort Collins: 1-4pm Corner of College and Mulberry Contact: cfarv[at]hotmail[dot]com
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County: 9-Noon 2300 Virginia Ave. cjmoler[at]bellsouth[dot]net
Port Orange, Volusia County: Spruce Creek Patriots Clyde Morris Blvd. and Dunlawton Ave. between 4- 6 PM Info: sprucecreekpatriots[at]gmail[dot]com
Stop Smart Meters! Hawaii Community Outreach Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 TIme: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Ka’ahumanu Center, Kahului, Maui, Hawaii debra[at]StopSmartMetersHawaii[dot]com
Naperville Smart Meter Awareness Take Back Your Power: People Over Profits Rally
11:30-1:00 Downtown Naperville Corner of Washington St. and Chicago Ave. (In front of Barnes & Noble) X-tra: Wear a safety yellow shirt. Signs, “power” bars and fliers will be provided. Come prepared to have fun and empower others to take back their power!
Hallowell: Maine Smart Meter Safety Coalition Press Conference/ Protest 10-11am at the PUC building, 101 Second St., Hallowell, ME 04347 Bring a sign with “Recall Smart Meters,” or “Our Property + Our Health + Our Privacy DON’T BELONG TO PUC/CMP” or “PUC CHARGES FOR NOTHING = UNFAIR”, Contact Ed at edfomb[at]comcast[dot]net to register or Dianne at dnwilkins[at]aol[dot]com for more info.
Maryland Smart Meter Awareness- see Washington DC protest details below
Detroit: W4AR Rally at DTE Energy 12-2pm, One Energy Plaza, Detroit MI 48226
Contact: Pauline or John Holeton at (586) 731-3314
Carson City: PUCN Hearing regarding opt out fees 10am Oct. 3rd
Las Vegas: PUCN Hearing regarding opt out fees 10am Oct. 3rd
Reno: DEMONSTRATION Against FORCED Smart Meters 6500 Block of South Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada, September 29th at 11am NoSmartMetersNV[at]gmail[dot]com
Contact Deborah Kopald at deborah_kopald[at]ymail[dot]com
New Yorkers please call Attorney General Eric Schneiderman 212-416-8050 Today and Tomorrow! Tell him we want an investigation in to the forced installation of dangerous AMR (Automatic Meter Reading) and “smart” digital electric, water and gas utility meters. Ask him to investigate the safety and health dangers of these new meters. Tell him that these meters violate our right to privacy. Tell him we want these meters removed from our homes immediately! More info mihertz[at]optonline[dot]net
Cleveland: 7:00 PM, P J McIntyre Irish Pub, 17119 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44111 Note: We meet in the reserved party room downstairs. Jim Babka of DownsizeDC.org will speak at 7:00 P.M. DownsizeDC.org’s mission is to foster human progress by reducing State coercion. Following Jim’s speech, there will be an update and open mike discussion regarding local effort to opt-out of smart meters. More info here.
Mifflin County: Mifflin County Tea Party Patriots – Lisa Nancollas 717-437-1327
Rutland: Vermont Stop Smart Meters! 11am meet downtown at Depot Park demonstration with signs and posters contact maribell[at]sover[dot]net
Center for Safer Wireless/ Maryland Smart Meter Awareness 10:00 am Oct. 4th GridWeek conference outside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place N.W., Washington, DC 20001 Contact: choch[at]centerforsaferwireless[dot]org
Madison: More info here.
Victoria (details tba)
Sidney (details tba)
Nanaimo (details tba)
Shuswap/ Okanagan/ Kelowna converging protests- WEAR RED! Contact: msingerad[at]gmail[dot]com Meet at 12:30 at Salmon Arm Honda. Poster available here.
October 4th 2012: Quebec joins forces with the United States
to fight against smart meters!
In order to support this big effort, our local and provincial groups of citizens against smart meters in Quebec wish to disclose their main events which will take place during the month of October, the month during which the Board of Energy will announce its decision.Already, 15 537 citizens have signed a petition expressing their opposition to these meters and this number is expected to grow.
Distribution of flyers in Laval, Montreal and Quebec city on the 4th, 7th and 13th of October 2012
Film projection “Les Sacrifiés des Ondes”
October 13th 2012 – 10h30 – Quebec city
4635 1ère avenueQuébec (Qc) G1H 2T1
Public information sessions:
-October 23rd 2012 – 19h30 – Laval
1961 rue d’Ivry Laval (Qc) H7G 1S9
-October 29th 2012 – 19h00 – Montreal
777 Saint-RochMontréal (Qc) H3N 2X2
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·Laval Refuse–Francine Lajoie/Véronique Riopel
·Québec Refuse – Dominique Brillon
·Parc Extension Refuse – Katina Virlas
·Villeray Refuse – Marie-Michelle Poisson