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Feb 3 – General Meeting – Rafael Castellanos to Speak on the Blue Economy – Annual Elections of Officers

Our meeting this month is earlier than usual to accommodate performances of the Point Loma Playhouse with their new production A Permanent Image. Rafael Castellanos, who recently stepped down as Chairman of the Port Commission, will speak to us about the Blue Economy in San Diego. “The San Diego region’s economic development potential depends on our ability to fully realize the opportunities presented by the ocean. With a commitment of $1 million a year for five years, the Port of San Diego has developed a Blue Economy Incubator to support early stage and market ready ventures. Some of this money is already going to our first round of demonstration pilot projects, which include copper remediation, vessel washing, and smart marina optimization technologies. Aquanauts, deep-sea explorers, marine equipment operators, marine spatial planners, underwater robotics technicians – these are just some of the great blue jobs of the future. We can’t even begin to imagine some of the other great blue jobs that will be created.” We have our Annual Election of officers, with Ruth Rollins presiding …

78th Assembly District Election Meeting

The Assembly District Election Meetings (ADEMS) are held every two years to elect 7 “self-identified female” and 7 “other than self-identified female” to be Assembly District Delegates (ADDs) to represent the Assembly District they are registered as a Democrat in.   AD Delegates are elected this January, by you! Several Point Loma Democratic Club members are running in their Districts (check all candidates here) and would welcome your support. It’s a lot of fun, and you can bring your friends. You have to be a registered Democrat to vote, but your friends can change their registration on the day at the event. Sunday January 13th 78th Assembly DistrictMusicians Association (same place as 2017), 1717 Morena Blvd (map) 78 ADEM Candidates include clubmembers: • Merrin Muxlow, our VP • Deborah Currier, our Secretary • Susan Peinado, our former President (also running for E-Board) • Brian Polejes • Gregg Robinson • Joe LaCava • Jordan Beane • Kevin Lourens Doors open at 12pmSpeeches start at 12:30pmVoting starts at 1:00pmVoting closes at 3:00pm If you’re not sure of your Assembly District …

Jan 13 – Party Chair Candidate Discussion

We hope you enjoyed some quality downtime over the holidays and are fully revived – ready to roll for what promises to be an exciting political year! We’ve had to change the dates of our first meetings of the year at the Point Loma Assembly due to circumstances beyond our control. This Sunday, January 13th, 4pm (after the ADEM elections) meet the Candidates for Chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party, Craig Roberts and Will Rodriguez-Kennedy! The San Diego County Democratic Party is the official organization for Democrats in the fifth-largest county in the U.S. With more than 500,000 members, our local party represents the second-largest community of Democrats in California. As the local embodiment of “America’s Majority Party” for voters and candidates alike, it advances our goals through voter registration, candidate support, precinct organization, and support with fundraising and infrastructure. Will and Craig are both running for Party Chair. Come find out more about our local party, what it does, and their respective visions for its future! Our February meeting is on Sunday, …

Dec 2 – Annual Point Loma & OB Dems Holiday Party Potluck and Toy Drive – 2018!

In place of our regular monthly meeting in December we’re having our Annual Holiday Party and Toy Drive of the Point Loma Democratic Club, at the home of Ruth Rollins. Come enjoy the start of the holidays with your fellow Dems. We have a lot to celebrate locally with some great election results and Jen Campbell elected to represent us at the San Diego City Council, and Nathan Fletcher at the County Board of Supervisors. The Club will furnish turkey, ham and soft drinks, plus two drink tickets per person for wine and (great, local) beer. It’s a potluck and we ask everyone to bring a dish or side – veggies, mac and cheese, baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, macaroni salad. Please invite your friends and potential members to attend and meet fellow Democrats and elected officials, in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. New members can signup for 2019 membership and get reduced entry to the party. Renewing members can pay their dues and confirm their contact details with the club. Members Entry Price $10.00 per person Non-members Entry Price $20.00 per person When Sunday …

Dec 1 – Come Join Us at the OB Holiday Parade “It’s a Wonderful Life”

This year we have a lot to celebrate. After all of the local election results we can agree, at least for a while – “It’s a Wonderful Life.” We don’t have a meeting at the Assembly in December, but we do march in the OB Parade! All members and their friends are invited to take part to celebrate our Blue Wave! Clubmember Jimmy Tabb will be driving his Gran Torino convertible, and we’ll have a truck and a boat! Dress blue, make yourself glow, be sure you’re well lit (!) We’ll be joined by Congressmember Scott Peters and Jen Campbell, our newly elected City Councilmember for District 2. We’ll have a pre-parade party a few blocks away from the parade starting at 3pm, address provided when you RSVP. We’ll gather on the corner of Newport and Sunset Cliffs Blvd at 4:00pm ready for the Parade start at 5:05pm. Allow time for parking, you may (more than likely, will) have to park several blocks away. Kids, strollers and wheelchairs are welcome. Invite your friends via Facebook and Twitter. …

Nov 25 – Meet Jennifer Campbell Our Newly Elected Representative for District 2!

True to her word, Dr. Jen Campbell is coming to our first meeting after the election to listen to her community in District 2. I will listen to the concerns of our neighbors throughout District 2. My goal is to work together to improve our communities, preserve and maintain our City’s positive attributes, beautify areas that need enhancement, and bring about an even better San Diego. – Dr. Jen Campbell Come along to celebrate Jen’s election victory, and to discuss policies and priorities for her first year in office. Nathan Fletcher, our newly elected representative for the County Board of Supervisors District 4, has also been invited but at this time we’re still awaiting confirmation from his office. We’ll also discuss plans for our participation in the OB Holiday Parade on Saturday December 1,  and our Annual Holiday Party on December 2 starting earlier than usual at 3pm, address provided when RSVPing. After a fabulous local election cycle, now’s the time to start building for 2020. California has moved its Primary forward to Super Tuesday in …