Date: Feb. 2 at 8:15--11 a.m.

Cost: free

Place: City of Santa Rosa Council Chambers, 90 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa

Info: Green Mary,, 707-548-7582,

Communities around the world are banning them. What about Sonoma County? Speakers include Supervisors Mike McGuire and Shirlee Zane, Mayor Ernesto Olivares, Carol Misseldine of Green Cities CA, Marin Supervisor Charles McGlashan, and several others including representatives from the plastic industry.

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