Whatever. It's a good opportunity to meet other CP enthusiasts. A lot of them are into other plants as well, Tom, the leader of the group is said to have some 3000+ orchids.
It's a great way to expand your CP collection because there is usually stuff on sale, for trade or giveaways. Pingman acquired a great little Cephalotus last time. And Forbes gave away a couple tanks. Now that I have stuff germinating like crazy I wished I grabbed the bigger tank.
I've made arrangements so that the August meeting can be held at the Huntington Botanical Gardens. That should be a real treat.
I think there are a member or two that come down from Santa Barbara - Ventura County for sure, you might be able to hitch a ride with them.