🌱 Clean Energy Forum + Help 4 Homeless Seniors + AB1641 & SB841

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Rise and shine, Rancho Bernardo-4s Ranch! Here’s everything you need to know to get this Wednesday off to a good start.


First, today’s weather forecast:

Rather sunny and warmer. High: 63, Low: 38.


Here are three of today’s best stories at Rancho Bernardo-4s Ranch:

  1. Desire for clean energy and local jobs? Join the “Protect Our Communities Foundation Local Clean Energy Forum” on Feb. 22, 6 p.m. (online). Topics will include Local Solar Power 101 and SDG&E, Highest Rates Nationwide – How the NEM Solar Decision Affects Us. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will decide on rooftop solar with Net Energy Metering (NEM) in the spring of 2022. The future of California’s rooftop solar industry hangs in the balance. AT find out more: Click in parentheses, then click on the link. (ProtectOurCommunities.org)
  2. One in four homeless adults in San Diego are over the age of 55, according to the county’s ‘Point in Time’ count. County supervisors Joel Anderson and Terra Lawson-Remer want the county to design a pilot program to provide subsidies to rent-dependent seniors who are at risk of becoming homeless. “No older person should sleep on a sidewalk because they lost their home,” Lawson-Remer said. “This program will help catch seniors before they fall into homelessness, ensuring they have a roof over their heads and can live with the dignity they deserve..” AT find out more: Click in parentheses, then click on the link. (ABC10News San Diego)
  3. The Senate bill, SB 841, and the Assembly bill, AB1641, are both efforts to close the loopholes in the system regarding the placement of sexually violent predators.. “The recent cases of Douglas Badger and Merle Wakefield fit an ongoing pattern of deception and deception by the Department of State Hospitals,” said Sen. Brian Jones, whose 38th District includes Poway and 4S Ranch. “The families of Mt. Helix, Ranchita, Borrego Springs and Rancho Bernardo have been rocked by the state’s attempt to put an SVP in their neighborhoods. Fortunately, in these cases, judges stepped in and prevented forced and unsafe placements of SVPs in unsuitable neighborhoods..” AT find out more: Click in parentheses, then click on the link. (The San Diego Union-Tribune)

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Today at Rancho Bernardo-4s Ranch:

  • Free tax prepFor simple returns, By appointment — RB Senior Center. (9:00 a.m.)
  • Yoga for brain health (Online) – San Diego Oasis. (10h)
  • Bereavement support group (Online) – San Diego Oasis. (10:30 a.m.)
  • Houston we got a problem (Online) — CECRB. (1:30 p.m.)
  • chair yoga — Ed Brown Center for Active Adults. (2 p.m.)
  • Players Anonymous — Ed Brown Center for Active Adults. (7 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Over 45 museums, 28 days, 50% off tickets available at the library. (Facebook)
  • Ranch Library: “We may be born readers, but some books have really helped us fall in love with reading! ‘Little Women?’ ‘The Wizard of Oz?’ ‘Charlotte’s Web?’ Tell us which books made you love reading. (Facebook)
  • USSD Bridge2breakthru: “One of our all-time favorite quotes! With all the ‘noise’ in this world, it’s hard to find balance. Often times we get overwhelmed and ‘shut down’. This week we’re talking to our students to “move” slowly, not just in martial arts, but with any goal, because we often find that when we go slow we grow, but fast we fall!” (Facebook)
  • Rancho Bernardo Branch Library“The San Diego Public Library’s signature lecture series with the University of San Diego Copley Library is back for Black History Month! We’re proud to introduce remarkable author and thinker Heather McGhee for our February 28 virtual event.” (Facebook)
  • North San Diego Chamber of Commerce: “Thank you to NOVA Home Loans for their generous donation to Operation Connect. Thanks to this, we will be able to further help transitioning veterans in San Diego. Know a transitioning service member? Invite them to attend the workshop free Operation Connect on April 1. (Facebook)
  • North San Diego Chamber of Commerce: “Celebrate the North San Diego Business Chamber’s 32nd Annual RB Alive! Expo with a full day of entertainment and fun. Visitors can partake in delicious treats and browse more than 200 booths.” (Facebook)

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Events:

  • The New Balance store in the village of Encinitas opens on February 10. (February 17)
  • Top 10 Divorce Mistakes and How to Avoid Them – Vesta Carlsbad, California Hub. (February 17)
  • San Diego Symphony Music Connects Cardiff — Free concert in Encinitas/Cardiff. (February 20)
  • LOVE LOCAL LIFE Silent auction (non-profit). (February 20)
  • Webinar on retirement taxes. (the 21st of February)
  • Seminar on retirement taxes. (February 23)
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You are now aware and ready to go out this Wednesday. I will see you soon!

Bettyanne Pernice

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