Archive for December, 2007

PETA Oakland Office Now Hiring

Friday, December 28th, 2007

The PETA Foundation, which supports People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has opened an Oakland office near Lake Merritt. Their office will create and implement PETA’s fundraising campaigns including online, direct mail, telemarketing, and major gift programs. They also coordinate activities with development support services such as database marketing/analytics and member services.

They are currently hiring for three positions:

Online Fundraising Data Analyst

Online Fundraising Creative Assistant

Development Department Assistant

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Asiana Garden – closed

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Asiana Garden in Berkeley closed Dec 15th. Thanks to Greg for the update.

Offices Closed 12/17-12/31

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

BAVeg offices are closed 12/17 through 12/31. We will respond to all inquiries and orders for Vegetarian Bay Area: The Ultimate Guide after our offices re-open on January 2nd.

The 2008 edition of Vegetarian Bay Area: The Ultimate Guide will start shipping January 8th.

Last chance to vote BEST OF VEG 2007!

Friday, December 14th, 2007

BEST OF VEG 2006
Just a reminder that voting ends Saturday, 12/15 9 pm PST

Bay Area Vegetarians sponsors this annual survey to recognize the top vegetarian restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area. Last year’s top winners included Millennium Restaurant and Herbivore.

Week 5 winner – final drawing will happen after survey closes.
Week 4 winner – Eric B
Week 3 winner – Mary Sue S.
Week 2 winner – Tracey D.
Week 1 winner – Starr M.

And you can always rate and review your favorites all-year round in the Ultimate Guide

All About Herbs (SF)

Monday, December 10th, 2007

All About Herbs is a new Asian fusion restaurant near Union Square. It shares space with the Paris Cafe but has exclusive use of the second upstairs kitchen for its 100% vegan food.

Check out the Ultimate Guide for more info.

Winner #4 announced! New drawing Sunday

Friday, December 7th, 2007

BEST OF VEG 2006
Just a reminder that Sunday we will be conducting our 4th drawing from all votes cast so far in the BEST OF VEG survey. Bay Area Vegetarians sponsors this annual survey to recognize the top vegetarian restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area. Last year’s top winners included Millennium Restaurant and Herbivore.

Since all the votes rollover into the next week’s drawing pool, the earlier you vote, the more opportunites you have to win.

Week 4 winner – please make sure to vote by Sunday, 9 pm PST. All votes cast after that will be entered into the final Week 5 drawing.

Week 3 winner – Mary Sue S.
Week 2 winner – Tracey D.

Week 1 winner – Starr M.

So speak up about your favorite places to eat veg and vote today!

http://bayareaveg.org/vote

BAV News – December 2007

Friday, December 7th, 2007

The latest and greatest in San Francisco Bay Area veg news & events:

* Why BAVeg?
* Best of Veg 2007
* Book Clubs
* Community Thanksgiving Events
* Ultimate Guide Updates
* Heart Smart Cooking
* Event Calendar

Read it online –

http://www.bayareaveg.org/newsletters/BAV-News-Dec2007.htm

or subscribe to have it delivered directly to your inbox.

http://bayareaveg.org/join.htm

Noble Vegetarian (Sacramento)

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Noble Vegetarian, which opened in July, serves Vietnamese food. Their website is currently under construction so you’ll have to check them out in person. Conveniently located near American River College.

Great place to do some college leafleting then go for lunch!

Au Lac Veggie (Sacramento)

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Happy to report a new vegetarian restaurant in Sacramento, next to the Colonial Theater, just off Broadway, Au Lac Veggie. Serves pan-Asian cuisine.

Pre-Order 2008 Guide book

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Vegetarian Bay Area

Now available for pre-order: the 2008 Vegetarian Bay Area: The Ultimate Guide. It starts shipping Jan 8th.

Or if you can’t wait, buy the current edition. It’s always printed in small batches so it’s always current. It’ll just have 2007 on the cover instead of 2008. 🙂

For any orders placed this month, please specify if it’s a pre-order, otherwise the default will be to ship the current edition. Thanks!