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The Point Loma Dream Team Slate needs you to vote this Saturday!

To All Registered Democrats in the AD78 (Speaker Toni Atkins District) Please vote for the Pt Loma Dream Team slate this Saturday, 10 January between 10am and 12pm. Voting is at 1960 Quivira Way, Room E-1, San Diego, CA 92109 for smart people who seek your support. These are the people who will be representing you at the next two CA Democratic State Conventions. Details at http://78adem.org Read their Candidate Statements on this website, ask them questions, and vote for them on Saturday. http://78adem.org/ The members of this slate are members of at least 6 other County Democratic clubs. And we only asked the very best candidates. They are part of a progressive coalition which has been working together supporting progressive values throughout the city of San Diego. And the proof is in who they are. They have already shown you that they put action to their passion. Ed Harris, Nancy Casady, Rhoda Quate, Joe LaCava, Gretchen Kinney Newsom, John Loughlin, Linda Perine, Brian Polejes, Fred Rogers, Rebecca Taylor, Jon Wubbolding and Cynara Dawn Velazquez. It …

Happy New Year to Pt Loma Dems and Friends

It’s cold outside, this last day of 2014. We Southern Californians are dangerously spoiled. Our prolonged drought seduces us with limitless sunny play days, for which we pay with severe dangers to our food crops and water supplies. The beauty of our coast blinds us to the blight and poverty of the hidden trailer parks and the homeless camps that line our downtown streets at night, while we are tucked warmly away in our beds. We have so much work to do to make San Diego a city in which all thrive, that is a decent place to live, work, raise children and grow old. It is so easy to turn away from hard work toward the beautiful playfulness that beckons us from the gorgeousness of our hometown. Our civic attitude seems to be to go along to get along, until we wake up one day and we have become the frog in the hot water. The Belmont Park lease is a good example of that attitude. We must start to pay attention and to …

Sept 16 – Fundraiser for Carol Kim

What:  Please Join Us To Support San Diego City Council District 6 Candidate Carol Kim When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 5:30pm-7:00pm Where: At the Home of Rhoda Quate – 3170 Chicago Street ~ San Diego ~ CA ~ 92117 Suggested Minimum Contribution~ $100 per individual Maximum Contribution ~ $550 per individual Contributions Payable to Carol Kim for City Council 2014 P.O. Box 261855, San Diego, CA 92126 Or donate online at: http://www.carolkimd6.com To RSVP or for more information contact Kelli or Sydnie at (619) 239-1721 or rsvp@kmstrategies.net It is unlawful for any type of business entity to reimburse an individual for a contribution made by that individual to a City candidate. Political contributions are not tax deductible. City law permits only personal contributions and limits contributions to $550 per person for the primary election and another $550 for the general election. A couple may contribute $1,100 per election per couple from a joint account if both parties sign the check, credit card authorization form, or an accompanying letter. Contributions from businesses, labor unions, PACs, and other types …

Oct 1 – Coffee with Senator Block – Pt Loma Library

You are Invited! Who: Senator Marty Block What: State Legislative Update When: 6 – 8pm, Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 Where: Pt Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St, San Diego 92107 Please attend this town hall and hear the “annual report to the community” to understand the legislative work accomplished this year and laws going into effect next year. Whether it’s improving education, tackling water policy, reducing red tape at state agencies, or any other state issue or question, bring your priorities or legislative ideas to share. RSVP to Jay Baruian at (619) 645-3133 or Jay.Baruian@sen.ca.gov

Oct 1 – League of Women Voters Candidates Reception & Forum

The League of Women Voters of San Diego invites you to attend a Meet the Candidates Reception and Forum for the following positions to be decided with the November 4 election: State Senate, Districts 36, 38 and 40; State Assembly, Districts 71, 77, 78 and 79; San Diego City Council, District 6; San Diego Community College, Districts A and E; Superior Court Judge, Office 25; and San Diego Unified School Board, Area B. When Wednesday, October 1, 6 – 8 pm Where Hall of Champions in Balboa Park Moderated by Carl Luna, PhD Professor of Political Science, San Diego Mesa College Candidates will each make two minute introductory statements. Time will be provided to network and ask questions of candidates in an informal atmosphere. Forum will follow League of Women Voters protocols. Light refreshments will be served. The public is invited. If you have questions, please call Jeanne Brown, LWVSD Program Director, at (619) 857-1807.

Aug 8 – Satirical Songwriter Roy Zimmerman Returns to San Diego!

What: Satirical Songwriter Roy Zimmerman Returns to San Diego! When: Friday, August 8 at 7:00pm Where: Private venue in Clairemont, San Diego, address provided with prepaid reservation Martha Sullivan is organizing this event, in a new venue in Clairemont. Not much time left to reserve your seats for this GREAT evening of political satire, musicianship and camaraderie a week from this Friday, Aug 8! The venue is outside with wine, beer and soft drinks available with a donation bucket, or BYOB. Chairs provided. Doors open at 7p. Roy Zimmerman is a satirical songwriter in the Tom Lehrer/Phil Ochs tradition. He tours almost constantly, taking his funny songs about fracking, creationism, marijuana laws, government shutdown, same-sex marriage, guns, taxes and abstinence across the country, often playing in some of the least Progressive places in America for the most Progressive people there – the “Blue Dots” he calls them. Women Occupy San Diego’s choral group, the Occupellas, will open for Roy, and WOSD sister and performance poet, Jeeni Criscenzo, will kick off his 2nd set. Suggested Donation …