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The Parker Report - January 2012

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Hot Topics to Rotate Between Three Cities

Supervisor Parker’s Monday night Hot Drinks, Hot Topics meeting will be rotating between the cities of Seaside, Marina, and Salinas during the 2012 calendar year.


You are invited to come and meet with Jane as she reviews interesting items from the Board agenda. She is available to talk about hot issues, discuss your concerns, and listen to your ideas and suggestions.


Because there is no Board of Supervisors’ Meeting next week, Supervisor Parker will not be holding a Hot Drinks and Hot Topics session on Monday, January 16.


Meetings will be held on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Monday of each month, rotating as follows:



The schedule for the next few months is as follows:


Hot Drinks and Hot Topics:



23rd: Portobello's in Salinas



13th: Me-N-Ed's Pizza in Seaside

27th: Portobello's in Salinas



12th: Me-N-Ed's Pizza in Seaside

19th: Mountain Mike's Pizza in Marina

26th: Portobello's in Salinas



9th: Me-N-Ed's Pizza in Seaside

16th: Mountain Mike's Pizza in Marina

23rd: Portobello's in Salinas


Meetings are 5:30 PM-6:30 PM. We will post the schedule at and issue announcements throughout the year to remind people of the rotation.

Supervisor Parker to Speak on Panel at the Democratic Women for Monterey County Luncheon

On January 19, Jane will join a panel speaking on:


Women in a Discussion not Intended for Her: The Experiences of Elected Women


Also included in the panel are Jan Shriner (Director for Board of Marina Coast Water District), Erica Padilla Chavez (President, Hartnell College Board of Trustees), and Brenda Lewis (Monterey Peninsula Water Management District).


Women have made a lot of progress in our political system locally as well as across the country. Still, women are under-represented in elected office. Come learn about the challenges and successes of four local elected women.

January 19, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

Hilton Garden Inn, 1000 Aquajito Rd, Monterey


Cost: $28.00

Please RSVP by Monday, January 16: online at, or send your check, payable to DWMC, to the Democratic Women of Monterey County, P.O. Box 223003, Carmel CA 93922

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Supervisor Jane Parker welcomes direct communication with county residents. Please contact her office to share your thoughts and ideas about issues facing Monterey County.

Thank you for your interest in County Government. Working together, we can accomplish great things for our community.
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2616 1st Avenue
Marina CA 93933

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The Mission of Monterey County is to excel at providing quality services for the benefit of all Monterey County residents while developing, maintaining, and enhancing the resources of the region.


Information about the 2010-2011 Strategic Plan Initiatives is posted online.

Hot Drinks and Hot Topics

Each week before a Board of Supervisors Meeting, Jane hosts a public meeting to review the upcoming Board agenda and listen to the thoughts and priorities of residents who attended. 

Seaside: Me 'n Ed's Pizza (2nd Mon.)
Marina: Mountain Mike's Pizza (3rd Mon.)
Salinas: Portobello's (4th Mon.)
When: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm on Monday’s prior to weekly Board of Supervisor Meetings.
Upcoming dates in 2012 include: 

January 9: Me ‘n Ed’s Pizza in Seaside

January 23: Portobello’s in Salinas


Hot Drinks and Hot Topics


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