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Go confront your House member

Remember, it’s your job not only to elect ’em, but to berate or praise them as you see fit.

Rep. Pete Stark, D-Fremont, has two town halls scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, March 15.

  • 9-10:30 a.m. — Fremont Senior Center, 40086 Paseo Padre Parkway
  • 11-12:30 p.m. — San Leandro City Hall Council Chambers, 835 East 14th St.
  • Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, will host a town-hall briefing on the fifth anniversary of the U.S. occupation of Iraq from 9-11 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, March 15, at the Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Ave. in Oakland. This includes a special screening of War Made Easy, a documentary exploring parallels between the Vietnam War and the war in Iraq.

    And Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, has two “Congress At Your Corner” meet-and-greets set for the next two weeks.

  • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19 — Cibo di Vido, 1825 Pacific Ave. on Stockton’s Miracle Mile
  • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26 — Borders, 120 Sunset Dr. in San Ramon
  • 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.