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Pacific Region Alcoholics Anonymous Service Assembly is an annual conference hosted by Pacific Region Alcoholics Anonymous members. This year the Assembly is being hosted by Nevada Area 42. The purpose of PRAASA is to develop a greater unity among the members, groups, and Areas of the Pacific Region, to encourage […]

PRAASA 2018


This selection from the Harbor Area Archives is a transcript of the “We The People” broadcast from 1939. This was the first effort to give the newly published book Alcoholics Anonymous widespread publicity. Please enjoy this fascinating slice of AA history.

We the People Broadcast, 1939



We Are Not A Glum Lot–Join in on the “Souper Bowl Cook-Off” for the 2018 Super Bowl at MWA. Compete for prizes in the feast, along with a 50/50 raffle. View flyer below for complete details, and Call Heather C to arrange to compete.

Sober Super Bowl 2018 at MWA




Hard Truths to a Spiritual Awakening The Twelfth Step is the last Step and yet, in a sense, it is the first step into life of recovery. And we need to realize that in the phrase “having had” it is assured that the spiritual awak-ening has been experienced probably before […]

Harbor Light – 12/2017


The Perils of Social Media in Maintaining Personal Anonymity In my first year of sobriety, I informed most of my contacts about my membership in AA. Furthermore, I was on a mis-sion to ensure that everyone knew about AA, which is what I would call promotion. What this probably looked […]

Harbor Light – 11/2017



Navigating the Tenth Tradition in the Age of Social Media I have never been more grateful to belong to Alcoholics Anonymous; an organization where one of its foundational principles includes staying out of controversial issues. In Tradition Ten, I have learned that “no matter what the prov-ocation, [we must never] […]

Harbor Light – 10/2017


After Hours Phone Volunteers Needed in Harbor Area Are you looking for a service opportunity that allows you to give back to the community? If so, the Harbor Area has two immediate openings for remote phone volunteers who can provide service from the comfort of their own home. One available […]

Harbor Light – 09/2017



Are You Willing to Take Action? AA and the Eighth Step In this study of the Twelve Steps we are aware that every-thing in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous is suggest-ed. I would add my words, strongly suggested. It has been my experience that those people who have been […]

Harbor Light – 08/2017


The Seventh Step Requires a Quiet Heart For years I have been quoting an old friend and mentor of mine — from my early days of sobriety in 1970 — when he said, “All I want out of life is peace of mind and a quiet heart.”

Harbor Light – 07/2017