Go tell ’em yourself.

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, will host a Veterans Appreciation Breakfast this Saturday to recognize and honor our nation’s veterans and to provide information on resources available to them.

Representatives from the Veterans Administration regional office, Alameda County Veterans Services, the Veterans Administration Medical Clinic and the Military Order of the Purple Heart will be on hand to offer information and services. It’s 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Ave. in Albany.

After that, will hold a town hall meeting on West Oakland air quality and environmental health from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, featuring representatives from the Port of Oakland, the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, the U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. That’ll be in the Oakland Public Library’s West Oakland Branch, 1801 Adeline St. in Oakland.

Meanwhile, Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, is all over the place this week.

Today he has Sept. 11 remembrances at 11 a.m. in McLeod Lake Park at Fremont and Center streets in Stockton and at 5 p.m. in San Ramon Memorial Park on Bollinger Canyon Road at San Ramon Valley Blvd. in San Ramon.

Tomorrow, he’ll keynote the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce “Go Green Team” meeting at 9 a.m. at 445 West Weber Ave., Suite 220 in Stockton; address students at Stockton’s Stagg High School at 10:30 a.m. for “Constitution Day;” and hold a news conference with health-care officials and a San Joaquin County family on the reauthorization and proposed expansion of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), noon at San Joaquin General Hospital, 500 W. Hospital Road in French Camp.

On Thursday, he has his next “Congress at Your Corner” constituent meet-and-greet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Bay Books, 2415 San Ramon Valley Blvd. in San Ramon.

And on Saturday, McNerney and House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Pete Stark, D-Fremont, will co-host a health care town hall meeting, 2 to 3 p.m. in the Pleasanton City Council Chambers, 200 Old Bernal Ave.

Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.