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Weekly eBlasts

4/6/2022 eBlast

Diablo PCA provides a welcoming and engaging community that

enriches our member's Porsche ownership experience.


What's New


New - PCA Diablo is teaming up with Kids Against Hunger - Bay Area to help get as many meals as possible to help feed the Ukrainian Refugees. On Sunday, April 24, 2022, we will meet at the Kids Against Hunger location in Pleasanton to help package food. The event is free to participants. This Club is donating the $20 per person fee used to purchase high-quality ingredients that are a part of Kids Against Hunger's specific food recipe. You may also donate at the site or by clicking on the donation "ticket" on the Eventbrite site. Click here to register and for more information about the event.

New - Registration for our second DE of the year on Monday, May 16, 2022, at WeatherTech Laguna Seca is open. Check out the Drivers Education section below for additional details and a link to the registration site.

Log into PCA and check out the March 2022 edition of Panorama. Included is an article about "One of a kind" 1993 RS America owned by former Diablo member Warren Gardner.

The Events and Tours sections below have been updated with dates for future tours and events. Add these events to your calendar so you don't miss out on any of our fun 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.

The March 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..

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Events


Save the date for the following events:

  • 4/24/2022 - Kids Against Hunger, tickets on sale now.
  • 5/29/2022 - Annual Car Show, Danville Livery
  • 7/24/2022 - Summer Picnic & New Member Appreciation Day, Saint Mary's College, Chapel Lawn
  • 12/10/2022 - Holiday Party, Saint Mary's College, Soda Center

Recurring Events

Breakfast at the Buttercup

660 Ygnacio Valley Rd.

Walnut Creek, CA

 

Every Saturday Morning starting at 7:30 AM  

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

Black Bear Diner

807 Camino Ramon 

(corner of Sycamore Valley Rd. & Camino Ramon)

Danville, CA

 

Click here for additional information and to RSVP for the meetings

 

Second and Fourth Tuesday of the Month from 6:00 - 9:00 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:  4/10/2022 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.

 

Monthly Dinner at Faz

600 Hartz Ave.

Danville, CA

 

Third Thursday of the Month

Click here to register

Next Event:  4/21/2022 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM  

 

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.


Tours


4/9/2022 - Ladies Only Tour, This is a ladies-only tour starting at the Buttercup restaurant in Walnut Creek and heading to Corte Madera where we will have brunch at the Restoration Hardware Rooftop Restaurant. After brunch, we will head out the Panoramic Highway to Hwy 1 and follow Hwy 1 north. At Olema, we head inland to the Marin French Cheese Company. After stopping at the Marin French Cheese Company, the tour will return to Corte Madera. Click here to register and for additional information. Sold Out. 

6/18/2022 - Yankee Hill Cooking School - PCA Diablo cordially invites you to attend the Yankee Hill Winery & Cooking School where you will join Chef Ron Erickson and yourselves to cook a Tuscan style meal. The tour will take you through the winding roads to Columbia, CA.

6/25/2022 - Napa Tour - Join us for a tour through Solano county's Woodsen Valley into Napa County and up to Lake Berryessa, through Pope Valley and Angwin, and into the Napa Valley where we will lunch a Gott's Roadside.

7/9/2022 - Roaring Camp Tour - Drive to Roaring Camp Railroad and have lunch at a picnic site at the park. Participants can enjoy other attractions at the park including the Bear Mountain train ride on a self-pay basis. 

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, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). 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.

  • 5/16/2022 - Laguna Seca Registration open MotorsportReg.com
    • We are planning to offer in-car instruction for consenting vaccinated individuals (student and driver). We'll do our best to accommodate as many of you as we can and we know this event will get filled up quickly.   

    • Safety Inspections - All drivers must certify that their car has passed a safety inspection by an authorized person within 30 days of the event. The safety inspection form can be downloaded from our DE website. The following sponsor is offering free tech inspections:
      • Kahlers in Dublin - By appointment only. Contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 925-829-2050.
  • 9/23/2022 - Thunderhill
  • 10/27/2022 - Laguna Seca

Click here for general information on Diablo PCA HPDE days.


Zone 7 Events


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

  • 5/14/2022 - Sacramento Valley Region, Thunderhill Raceway, Willows, CA
  • 5/15/2022 - Redwood Region, Thunderhill Raceway, Willows, CA
  • 7/9/2022 - Sacramento Valley Region, Thunderhill Raceway, Willows, CA
  • 7/30/2022 - Loma Prieta Region, Cow Palace, Daly City
  • 7/31/2022 - Golden Gate Region, Cow Palace, Daly City
  • 10/8/2022 - Sequoia Region, Madera Airport, Madera, CA
  • 10/22/2022 - Sacramento Valley Region, Thunderhill Raceway, Willows, CA
  • 10/23/2022 - Redwood Region, Thunderhill Raceway, Willows, CA

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

  • Concours School - Class Room - Phase 1
    • 4/10/2022 by Zoom
  • Concours School - Hands On School - Phase 2,
    • 4/24/2022 - Porsche Redwood City, Redwood City, CA
    • 5/1/2022 - Hi-Tec Automotive, San Rafael, CA
    • 5/1/2022 - Porsche Stevens Creek, Santa Clara, CA
    • 5/22/2022 - Nelson Residence, Shingle Springs, CA
  • 6/5/2022 - Concours #1, Sacramento Valley Region, Porsche Rocklin, Rocklin, CA
  • 6/26/2022 - Concours #2, Sierra Nevada Region
  • 7/17/2022 - Concours #3, Monterey Bay Region, Carmel Valley Community Park, Carmel Valley, CA
  • 8/7/2022 - Concours #4, Golden Gate Region, Porsche Redwood City, Redwood City, CA
  • 10/2/2022 - Concours #5, Ledson Winery, Kenwood, CA
  • 10/16/2022 - Concours #6, Diablo Region, Porsche of Livermore, Livermore, CA
  • 10/30/2022 - Concours #7, Porsche of Fremont, Fremont, CA

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.). Sold Out.


PCA/PCNA Events


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
  • Porsche Parade at The Poconos, Pennsylvania, June 12-18, 2022 (Welcome | Porsche Parade 2022
  • PCA Fall Treffen, Sunriver Resort, Bend, Oregon, September 15-18, 2022 (treffen.pca.org)
  • Spring Treffen, Barnsley Resort, Adairsville, Georgia, April 19-23, 2023 (treffen.pca.org)

Click here to Contact key Diablo PCA Contacts

Events:  Marc Giammona

Tours:  Susie George

Driver Education (DE):  Adam Cipriano

Communications/Eventbrite Registration:  Carolyn Wong

Membership:  Juan & Rowena Fernandez

Devil’s Advocate:  Maiko Woodson-Mendoza

Webmaster:  Anthony Mendoza

President:  Brian Adkins

   
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