Local digest: Former Tuskegee Airman to speak this morning


Tuskegee Airman to speak
A Tuskegee Airman who valiantly flew on bomber-escort missions
in Europe during World War II and became a POW when he was shot
down will speak at the Morgan Hill Buddhist Community Center, 16450
Murphy Ave., at 11 a.m., Feb. 16. The event, open to public, is
sponsored by a group of Japanese-American veterans who
distinguished themselves while serving with additional segregated
units in Europe and in the Pacific. Light lunch will be served.
Details: 896-1021.
Valentine’s Day otter tour

Take your sweetheart, friends or family on a nature trip for Valentine’s Day. See the abundance of sea otters taking refuge in Elkhorn Slough this winter. Don’t miss this paradise of wildlife. Two-hour guided tours by boat from Moss Landing. Tours depart at 9:15 a.m. today and 9:30 a.m. Feb. 17. Reservations required.

Details: (831) 633-5555.

Give blood and help save lives

The next American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at South Valley Community Church hall, 8095 Kelton Drive, Gilroy.

Details: Call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or go to