E*News & Views, May 18, 2024

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Quick Takes

Sun, May 19, 3pm: Affordable Housing panel with Dick Spotswood, 240 Tiburon Blvd. Details.

Wed, May 29, 5:30pm: TAM workshop on 101/580 flyover & Bellam Blvd, 3240 Kerner Blvd. Project overview.

Mon, June 3, 6pm: City Council on multiple items. Agenda when posted.

Now here: Free SMART rides for youth (0-18) and seniors (65+).

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Monday, May 20, 6pm

San Rafael Moves Towards Electrification of Rehabs

City Council will discuss and act on a building 'reach code' that encourages home electrification during rehabs. A reach code requiring new buildings to be all-electric is slated to be rescinded until the State addresses legal fears. One step forward, one back!

San Rafael City Hall, 1400 5th Ave

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Featured Events & Actions

Fairfax EV & E-bike Show

Sun, May 19, 10am - 1pm, 771 Center Blvd: Find the car or bike that's right for you. Also 5/23 in Oakland. Plus save on new & pre-owned EVs this month.


Free EV Charger Installation

For Apartments and Small Businesses in priority communities with PG&E charging station program.


Climate Action Workshops

Thu classes start June 13, 6:30-8pm. Tue classes start June 18, 4:00 - 5:30pm. Fun & comprehensive 5-class workshops to decarbonize your household.


No Cost Green House Calls

Rising Sun employs low-income youth to offer resources and assist households to become more energy efficient this summer. Sign up now for for this summer's visits in Marin, which start June 17.


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