Month: August 2015

  • Podcast – Short Term Rentals, WTF? – What’s the Future?

    Podcast – Short Term Rentals, WTF? – What’s the Future?

    Omar Passons @omarpassons moderated a timely discussion of Short Term Rentals with a knowledgeable panel consisting of: Belinda Smith @lindismith, Short Term Rental Alliance of San Diego John Anderson @j_p_a_, North Park homemaker and AirBnB host Joe LaCava @joe_lacava, clubmember, Chair of the San Diego Community Planners Committee and candidate for San Diego City Council District 1 Gil […]

  • Capitalism is failing, and it’s time to panic – Paul Mason

    Capitalism is failing, and it’s time to panic – Paul Mason

    The neoliberalist capitalist model has resulted in civil wars and economic disaster, and it’s only going to get worse. Unless, Paul Mason argues, we take advantage of the technological revolution we are living through and create a postcapitalist sharing society. If we let prices fall and delink work from wages, we can save the world […]

  • Benefits Far Outweigh Costs When it Comes to Climate Action

    Benefits Far Outweigh Costs When it Comes to Climate Action

    Coronado Democratic Club I’m no scientist. But you don’t have be an expert to acknowledge climate change and start doing something about it. That’s why, when Republican’s claim they aren’t scientists (as if we should all be shocked by that), the rest of the world answers, “So what?” All you need is a basic understanding […]

  • Sep 19 – Coastal Cleanup Day

    Sep 19 – Coastal Cleanup Day

    I Love A Clean San Diego is gearing up to host their countywide event, Coastal Cleanup Day. When Saturday September 19 It’s the largest volunteer effort in San Diego County, and they’re preparing to engage 8,000 volunteers at nearly 100 cleanup sites throughout the county. More information about Coastal Cleanup Day can be found at […]

  • Sep 10 – History of Balboa Park’s Botanical Building with Vonn Marie May

    Sep 10 – History of Balboa Park’s Botanical Building with Vonn Marie May

    Landscape historian and cultural landscape specialist Vonn Marie May will speak about the History of Balboa Park’s Botanical Building. Where Point Loma Assembly 3035 Talbot St, San Diego, CA 92106 (map) When September 10, 2015 Doors open at 3:30pm All land has a history. A ‘deep read’ of the cultural landscape will reveal its origins […]

  • Notes from July Meeting – Short Term Rentals, WTF? – What’s the Future?

    Notes from July Meeting – Short Term Rentals, WTF? – What’s the Future?

    President Susan Peinado called the meeting to order at 4:03 PM. Welcome and Introduction of Elected Officials and Candidates Susan welcomed and introduced guests including new members Deborah Currier, Justin DeCesare and Kaitelyn Hailey. She also welcomed candidates, including Rafael Castellanos, who is running for City Attorney. Rafael provided an overview of his candidacy and […]