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Book Party: Remaking California: Reclaiming the Public Good, Thur Aug 12

Remaking California: Reclaiming the Public Good – Heyday.

Heyday and the California Historical Society invite you to
Is California a Failed State?
The Political Crisis in Historical Perspective

A book party for Heyday’s
Remaking California: Reclaiming the Public Good
Edited by Jeff Lustig

Thursday, August 12
Reception at 6:00 p.m., presentation at 6:30 p.m.
678 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94105
RSVP by August 6 to lillian@heydaybooks.com

California is in trouble. Its budgets are frozen, its schools in decline, its water system collapsing, and its roads in disrepair. A historical perspective sheds fresh light on the roots of this crisis and on ways to reclaim the public good. It helps us see ways to rebuild the world—the schools, parks, libraries, and political institutions—our children will inherit. Which specific reforms should we seek, or is it time for a constitutional convention?
Join a discussion of these topics with:
Jeff Lustig, editor of Remaking California, and contributors to the book:
Lenny Goldberg, California Tax Reform Association, on “How to Reform Proposition 13”
Osha Meserve, land use lawyer, on “The Dilemmas of Delta Water”
Free and open to the public, but RSVP required; for more informaion call (415) 357-1848, ext. 229.