OB’s Green Store Holds Open House at New Location on Saturday, July 14th

by on July 13, 2012 · 1 comment

in Culture, Energy, Environment, History, Media, Ocean Beach, Organizing, San Diego

Please Join the Celebration
For the new location of

 The Green Store

 Open House on Saturday July 14th
from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
4843B Voltaire St, Ocean Beach

The Green Store on Voltaire Street has been OB’s quintessential center of green, ecology and environmental awareness for decades now.  Operated by Colleen Dietzel – she and Kip Krueger originally opened it – and several energetic volunteers, the Green Store has for 23 years been providing peace, social justice and environmental information to the community of Ocean Beach and San Diego in general.

After working out of a small house and renting from an extremely supportive landlord for all those years, the store had been requested by the landlord to move as he wanted to open a coffee-surf-type of store himself at the former site.

So, Colleen and her staff found another storefront just a few steps away, at 4843 B Voltaire.  With larger space for all their books, magazines, posters, bumperstickers and other mementos of the green world, with their own parking spaces – and with larger rent – the Green Store has re-opened.

And now it’s holding an Open House on Saturday, July 14th, from 1 to 6pm.   Please join them for an afternoon of local acoustic music and knowledgeable speakers.

Here is the Green Store Celebration Schedule for Saturday:

  • 1:00 – 1:15 Welcome
  • 1:15 – 1:45 music: Psychic Vacuum
  • 1:45 – 2:00 speaker: Nuclear Energy/The San Onofre power plant – Nancy Casady
  • 2:00 – 2:30 music: Skye ,music: TBA
  • 2:30 – 2:45 speaker: Alternative Energy Solutions – Jim Bell
  • 2:45 – 3:15 music: Bradley Trafton
  • 3:15 – 3:30 speaker: California “Label-It” ballot initiative – Label GMO, Moms For Safe Food
  • 3:30 – 4:00 music: Bear French Hawk, shamanic tribal music
  • 4:00 – 4:15 speaker: Surfrider’s Beach Clean-Ups & Rise Above Plastics campaign – Surfrider Representative Haley Jain Haggerstone
  • 4:15 – 4:45 music: Bradley, Rio & Allison
  • 4:45 – 5:00 speaker: Ocean Beach Activism – Frank Gormlie
  • 5:00 – 5:30 music: Justin Werner, with special guest Saki
  • 5:30 – 6:00 Musicians Open Jam

For more information, call 619-225-1083


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Stu July 14, 2012 at 11:08 pm

Colleen, best of luck at the new Location


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