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5/26/2022 eBlast

Diablo PCA provides a welcoming and engaging community that

enriches our member's Porsche ownership experience.


What's New


Our Annual Charity Car Show is back on Sunday, May 29, 2022 (Memorial Day weekend) at the Danville Livery. This year a show favorite will be selected by the PCA Juniors. Lunch will be "Street Tacos" by Luna Loca. All registration and raffle proceeds will be donated to the charity Paws for Purple Hearts. Come out, show your car(s), enjoy the Diablo camaraderie, and perhaps win some raffle prizes. Click here for additional information and to register for the event. Tickets are on sale through Friday, May 27, 2022.

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. Tickets on sale now. Click here for additional information and to register for the event.

New - WERKS Reunion, Monterey, CA, August 19, 2022 (Werks Reunion) - Registration opens Wednesday, March 25, 2022, at 12:00 PM PDT. The popular Porsche show, Werks Reunion, is headed back to Monterey, showcasing a breathtaking array of Porsches that are sure to excite Porsche enthusiasts! Porsche Club of America (PCA) welcomes all Porsche clubs, owners, and enthusiasts to join us for our eighth Werks Reunion Monterey. Membership is not required to participate in this celebration of Porsche automotive engineers. Expect to view a spectacular array of Porsches, from rare classics to current models and everything in between. Display your own cherished car in model-specific Porsche Corral or enter the Porsche Judged Field and compete to win a unique Werks Reunion Trophy. Paid Spectator parking is also available for non-Porsches on the day of the event. ($40 cash at the gate).


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 May 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.

BOD Meetings - Board of Directors (BOD) meetings held on the second Monday of the month are open to all Diablo PCA members. If you are interested in participating in a meeting, contact our club president Brian Adkins.

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:

  • 7/24/2022 - Summer Picnic & New Member Appreciation Day, Saint Mary's College, Chapel Lawn
  • 10/16/2022 - Concours #6, hosted by Diablo Region, Blackhawk Automotive Museum
  • 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:  6/12/2022 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.

Following the June 12th event, KarPark Automotive Storage plans to will host a seminar by Hagerty on car values.

Monthly Dinner at Faz

600 Hartz Ave.

Danville, CA

 

Third Thursday of the Month

Click here to register

Next Event:  6/16/2022 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


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. Sold Out. Click here for additional information and to add your name to the waitlist.

6/25/2022 - Napa Tour - Join us for a tour through Solano county's Wooden Valley into Napa County and up to Lake Berryessa, through Pope Valley and Angwin, and into the Napa Valley where we will lunch at Gott's Roadside. Sold Out. Click here for additional information and to add your name to the waitlist. If there is sufficient interest on the waitlist we will consider adding another rung group.

New - 6/17-19/2022 - Mammoth High Alpine Porsche Tour - 2022 Edition, sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Region. Plan to be in Mammoth Lakes, Father's Day weekend for the 12th annual Mammoth High Alpine Porsche Tour. There will be a Meet & Greet dinner Friday night, June 17th, with drives Saturday morning and afternoon June 18th, followed by a dinner Saturday night. Click here for additional information.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, Blackhawk Automotive Museum, Danville, 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.

  • 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) Registration for this event opens at noon on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.
  • Spring Treffen, Barnsley Resort, Adairsville, Georgia, April 19-23, 2023 (treffen.pca.org)
  • Porsche Parade, La Quinta Resort & Spa, Palm Springs, CA, June 18-24, 2023
  • Rennsport Reunion, Laguna Seca, September 28 - October 1, 2023

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

5/18/2022 eBlast

Diablo PCA provides a welcoming and engaging community that

enriches our member's Porsche ownership experience.


What's New


Our next Monthly Dinner at Faz is Tomorrow, May 19th. See the Recurring Events section below for additional information and a link to register for the dinner.

Our Annual Charity Car Show is back on Sunday, May 29, 2022 (Memorial Day weekend) at the Danville Livery. This year a show favorite will be selected by the PCA Juniors. Lunch will be "Street Tacos" by Luna Loca. All registration and raffle proceeds will be donated to the charity Paws for Purple Hearts. Come out, show your car(s), enjoy the Diablo camaraderie, and perhaps win some raffle prizes. Click here for additional information and to register for the event.

The May 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..


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.

BOD Meetings - Board of Directors (BOD) meetings held on the second Monday of the month are open to all Diablo PCA members. If you are interested in participating in a meeting, contact our club president Brian Adkins.

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:

  • 7/24/2022 - Summer Picnic & New Member Appreciation Day, Saint Mary's College, Chapel Lawn
  • 10/16/2022 - Concours #6, hosted by Diablo Region, Blackhawk Automotive Museum
  • 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:  6/12/2022 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.

Following the June 12th event, KarPark Automotive Storage plans to will host a seminar by Hagerty on car values.

Monthly Dinner at Faz

600 Hartz Ave.

Danville, CA

 

Third Thursday of the Month

Click here to register

Next Event:  5/19/2022 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


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. Sold Out. Click here for additional information and to add your name to the waitlist.

6/25/2022 - Napa Tour - Join us for a tour through Solano county's Wooden Valley into Napa County and up to Lake Berryessa, through Pope Valley and Angwin, and into the Napa Valley where we will lunch at Gott's Roadside. Sold Out. Click here for additional information and to add your name to the waitlist. If there is sufficient interest on the waitlist we will consider adding another rung group.

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. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, May 20, 2022, at noon. Click here for additional information and to register for the event.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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 - Hands On School - Phase 2,
    • 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, Blackhawk Automotive Museum, Danville, 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.

  • 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) Registration for this event opens at noon on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.
  • Spring Treffen, Barnsley Resort, Adairsville, Georgia, April 19-23, 2023 (treffen.pca.org)
  • Porsche Parade, La Quinta Resort & Spa, Palm Springs, CA, June 18-24, 2023
  • Rennsport Reunion, Laguna Seca, September 28 - October 1, 2022

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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