Oakmont Sunday Symposium 9/15/2018

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SEPTEMBER 16: WILLIAM SAUBER
Reality vs. The Dream: 
Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Bill  Sauber hiked the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine at mile 0, Springer Mountain, GA.  In a fascinating presentation, Bill will tell of his personal adventure, trials/tribulations and accomplishments.  He hiked with his son, Pete.  The two of them traversed up hill and down starting on Feb 21, 2015 and ending on Aug.19, after 2,189.2 miles.Bill had lost 40 pounds and son Pete lost 100 pounds when the adventure ended.  

Bill has been a runner for 47 years, and has competed in hundreds of road races – 5Ks, 10Ks, half marathons, 18 full marathons, including Boston, NYC, and Turin. He has also competed in dozens of triathlons including two full Ironman events, in Louisville, KY and Kona, Hen retired In Nov 2014 and moved back to Sebastopol where he and Maxine currently reside. 
SEPTEMBER 15:  ERIN BROCKOVICH 
Making A Difference
Erin once again is taking on the “David vs Goliath role” with Pacific Gas and Electric. The first time was in 1993 with a chemical problem with one  plants in the Southern California desert. This time the court suits will be Another Class Action Suit regarding alleged PG&E negligence in keeping the tree limbs around the high tension wires.
    
Erin Brockovich is an American legal clerk and environmental activist, who, despite her lack of formal education in the law, was instrumental in building a case against the PG&E,in 1993. Her successful lawsuit was the subject of a 2000 film, “Erin Brockovich,” which starred Julia Roberts. Since then, Brockovich has become a media personality as well, hosting the TV series Challenge America with Erin Brockovich on ABC and Final Justice on Zone Reality. She is the president of Brockovich Research & Consulting. 
All Oakmont residents and their guests are welcome.

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