• American flag flying over the Fort Pitt Block House at Point State Park in Pittsburgh. Photo: Keith Srakocic, Associated Press

Political events

in the Bay Area

Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Here’s a roundup of what’s happening:

Panel on nuclear weapons: “Morality of the Nuclear Age” discussion, featuring Richard Rhodes, Ira Helfand and Martin Hellman. The event is from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Schools, Harman Auditorium, 150 Valparaiso Ave., Atherton. For more information: www.tech4gs.org/morality_and_geopolitics_of_the_nuclear_age.

Growth politics: “Fixing the Bay Area’s Growth Politics,” a conversation on issues affecting the Bay Area, including environmental quality and social justice. The free event is at 6 p.m. at SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway. For information: www.spur.org/events/2017-04-05/fixing-bay-area-s-growth-politics.

Discussion on Medicare: “Medicare for All in California” presented by Dr. Paul Song, co-chair of Campaign for a Healthy California, at the San Mateo County Democracy for America meeting. The event begins at 7 p.m. at Woodside Road United Methodist Church, 2000 Woodside Road, Redwood City. Admission is free. For information: www.smcdfa.org.

Immigration seminar: “Know Your Rights,” a presentation and training for pro bono attorneys…