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1/19/2022 eBlast


                       Hello Anthony

Diablo PCA provides a welcoming and engaging community that

enriches our member's Porsche ownership experience.

What's New

The Diablo PCA Board of Directors (BOD) wishes you all a safe and healthy new year.

With the spread of the Covid-19 Omicron variant, the Club is curtailing "official" indoor Club activities. This includes the Monthly Dinners at Faz and Breakfasts at the Buttercup. Outdoor activities, such as Tours are not affected. You may continue to gather on your own at these restaurants. The BOD will re-evaluate this decision at the February 14, 2022, BOD meeting. We appreciate your understanding and hope that we will be able to join together for events soon.

Welcome to our new Board of Directors. Brian Adkins, Mikie Alexander, and Pam Richards continue their roles as President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Bob Hilton transitions to the Vice President role. Our Directors at Large are Adam Cipriano, Juan Fernandez, and newly elected Kirk Doberenz.

We are looking for a volunteer to take over the role of Charity Chair. For more information about this position contact our Club President, Brian Adkins at DiabloPCA.President@gmail.com.

The January edition of the Devil's Advocate is available. Click here to view the latest edition. If you have contributions to the Devil's Advocate, please send them to Maiko Woodson-Mendoza at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

As the new year begins, we are adding tentative dates to our calendar for events. Along with our Car Shows, Summer Picnic, Ocktoberfest, and Holiday Party, the Tour Committee has over 20 tours planned for the year. Check the Calendar in the Devil's Advocate and below for tentative dates for Tours. We will start the year with a midweek tour to Ano Nuevo State Park for a guided tour of the elephant seals.

New Date Change - 3/3/2022 - Ano Nuevo State Park, Join us for a scenic ride to Ano Nuevo State Park. Once at the park we will have a picnic lunch, followed by a docent-guided tour to see the elephant seals. Due to ticket availability, this is a weekday tour. Tickets will go on sale at noon on Friday, January 21, 2022. Click here for additional information and to register for this tour.

If you are interested in Treffen, Parade or the Shasta Region Tour check the registration dates below. Registration opens in February for these events. These events can sell out in minutes. Please plan to register early for the events.

General Information

Check out the Diablo Region PCA home page (www.diablo-pca.org/) for a full calendar of events for the year, to sign up for an event, or to see additional information for each of the events. If you are interested in Diablo PCA logo wear and other items, check out our new webstore on the PCA.org site.

Name Badges - Click here to order your personalized name badge. We encourage wearing name badges to avoid those awkward moments when you can't remember a name.

Affiliate Members - If you have a spouse or a friend that is interested in Porsches. consider adding them as an Affiliate PCA Member. Affiliate members get their own PCA number and can have a separate email address. There is no charge for adding an Affiliate member. If you need assistance with adding an Affiliate member, contact our Membership Chairs, Juan and Rowena Fernandez at DiabloPCA.Membership@gmail.com.


Save the date for the following events:

3/14/2022 - The Annual General Meeting will be held via Zoom in conjunction with our Monthly Board of Directors Meeting. All members are welcome to attend the Monthly Board of Directors meetings. At the Annual Meeting, a summary of the last year will be presented. This is your opportunity to ask questions and bring suggestions to the Board of Directors.

Recurring Events

Breakfast at the Buttercup

660 Ygnacio Valley Rd.

Walnut Creek, CA

Every Saturday Morning starting at 7:30 AM This event is on hold for the months of January. Check back here for the latest information on this event. 

Have breakfast with your fellow Club members, then head to the parking lot to kick tires. It's a great way to catch up with your Porsche friends and find out what is happening in the Club. Come early for the best seats.

Threads & Treads

Click here to Join Zoom Meeting


Second and Fourth Tuesday of the Month at 7:00 PM

Make new friends, learn new skills or brush up on old ones (knitting, crocheting, stitching, crafts), all while working on community outreach projects. Even if you don't knit, these ladies have the scoop on all things PCA.

Porsches & Pastries

KarPark Automotive Storage

3 Wyoming St. #100

Pleasanton, CA


Second Sunday of the Month

Click here for additional information

Next Event:  3/13/2022 from 10:00 AM to Noon

Join us for our monthly informal car show. This is a great opportunity to meet with fellow Porsche enthusiasts and show your car. Bring your families, enjoy the cars, and the well-known Diablo Region camaraderie.

Thank you to Pacific Power Motorsports and KarPark Automotive Storage for sponsoring the event.

No registration is required for this event.

We plan to restart Porsches & Pastries in March 2022 (2/13/2022 is Super Bowl Sunday).

Monthly Dinner at Faz

600 Hartz Ave.

Danville, CA


Third Thursday of the Month

Click here to register

Next Event:  TBD from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM This event is on hold for the months of January. Check back here for the latest information on this event. 


FAZ in Danville is happy to have us return for our Monthly Club Dinner. Join your fellow Club members for some great food and conversation. This is a great opportunity to socialize with both old and new members.  Please register using the link to the left so we can get a headcount for the restaurant.


Contra Costa County is requiring proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test for indoor activities such as dining. You will be required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test to attend the Monthly Club Dinner at Faz.


3/6/2022 (tentative) - USS Hornet Tour

3/19/2022 (tentative) - Lunar New Year Tour

If you are aware of some fun roads to drive, or an interesting destination, please contact the Tour Committee (Susie George, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Bob Hilton, robertdhilton@comcast.net). We are always looking for fun opportunities to take our cars out for a ride. The Tour Committee will work with you to make it happen.

Registration for tours and other events is done via Eventbrite (you will need to create an account with Eventbrite to register for a tour). Watch for a link to the registration site in this section of the ENews or on our website. Tours often sell out the same day tickets go on sale. Be prepared to sign-up for tours as soon as registration is open. If you are unable to register for the tour, add your name to the waitlist in case of cancellations. Emails regarding last-minute Tour information and openings for waitlisted individuals will come from Eventbrite and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please ensure that emails from these addresses are not sent to your spam or junk mail folder.

If you wish to purchase your own radio, the Club is using the Motorola Talkabout T800 radios. These are sold in pairs through Amazon for about $85.00. These radios are FRS/GMRS compatible, have 22 channels and 121 privacy codes (or sub-channels).

Driver Education (DE)

2021 DE Schedule 

Click here for general information on Diablo PCA HPDE days. The DE Team is working to finalize dates for our DE program this year in addition to the two dates below we plan to have two DE days at Laguna Seca.

  • 4/1/2022 - Thunderhill
  • 9/23/2022 - Thunderhill

Revised Helmet Requirements - PCA has updated their helmet requirements: "COVID related supply chain disruptions have limited availability of Snell 2020 Rated helmets. PCA does not want to force members to compromise on such an important piece of safety equipment. We have therefore decided to continue allowing 2010 helmets through the end of 2021. As supplies improve, we do encourage those of you with 2010 helmets to replace them without waiting for the hard cutoff at the beginning of 2022. 2020 helmets are available but in limited supply. If you have helmet preferences, please prepare for the changeover and start shopping for that new helmet."

Zone 7 Events

2022 Zone 7 Autocross - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Autocross schedule.

2022 Zone 7 Concours - Click here for information on the Zone 7 Concours series.

Shasta Region 2022 Zone 7 Tour - June 9-13, 2022, This is the well-known Shasta Region Four Day Tour through the mountains, valleys, and scenic by-ways of Shasta, Trinity, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Lassen Counties. Click here for more details (ONLY ZONE 7 MEMBERS RECEIVE THIS EMAIL WITH THE LINK, so don't share it with other Zone Members.). Registration opens at 7:00 AM on February 1, 2022.


Click here for a list of upcoming PCA events.

PCA Spring Treffen at the Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 27-May 1, 2022 (treffen.pca.org) Registration opens at 12:00 PM on February 16, 2022

Porsche Parade at The Poconos, Pennsylvania, June 12-18, 2022 (Welcome | Porsche Parade 2022) Registration opens at 9:00 AM on February 2, 2022

Click here to Contact key Diablo PCA Contacts

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