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Ed Harris for Mayor

Apr 7 – Fundraiser for Ed Harris for Mayor

You are cordially invited to attend a fundraising reception for Ed Harris for Mayor. When Thursday, April 7, 2016 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm (remarks start at 6:30) Cohosted by Brian Curry Denise Friedman Alan Harris Catherine Jolley Ruth Rollins Where 3318 Crown Point Drive (map) San Diego, CA 92109 $35 per person minimum contribution requested The maximum an individual can contribute is $1,050. Please RSVP to Daniel Orloff (858) 334-5338 Please note… Political contributions are not tax deductible. City law permits only personal checks and credit cards and limits contributions to $1,050 per individual, $2,100 per couple, per election. Spouses may write separate checks or write one check signed by both spouses if the check exceeds $1,050. It is unlawful for any type of business entity to reimburse an individual for a contribution made by that individual to a City candidate. Paid for by Harris for Mayor 2016 4876 Santa Monica Ave, #275 San Diego, CA 92107 Committee ID# 1384074

Mar 20 – Monthly Meeting – Endorsements for San Diego City Council District 9 and San Diego Mayor

After the success of our first two endorsement meetings of 2016, our March meeting provides club members in good standing to vote for their preferred candidate for San Diego City Council District 9 and San Diego Mayor. San Diego City Council District 9 (attendees to be confirmed after March 10) Sam Bedwell Ricardo Flores Georgette Gomez Araceli Martinez Sarah Saez San Diego Mayor (attendees to be confirmed after March 10) Gita Appelbaum Ed Harris This is your chance to help determine who best represents your values in one of the most diverse areas of the city. Come along, get involved. Please remember to bring your check book, cash or a credit/debit card to renew your membership for 2016 that promises to be an exciting year for Democrats. If you prefer you can also renew online. We’ve kept membership rates at the same low level of $20 individual and $30 per household. NOTE: We’re back to our regular starting time, but we’re meeting a week earlier than usual due to Easter Sunday. 4:00PM – 5:30PM Point Loma Assembly, 3035 …

Super Bowl Sunday Tamale Benefit

A benefit for Western Service Workers Association’s Winter Survival Campaign “A great idea for Super Bowl Sunday” (Time and supplies are limited, so order today!) Your Choice of Tamales Chicken Pork Vegetarian Suggested Donation $20 per dozen, $10 for 1/2 dozen For delivery call WSWA (619) 238-9763 or the club (619) 800 5098 Where Orders are available for pick-up at: La Jolla United Methodist Church 6063 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA Or the club will deliver if you can’t make it there. When Saturday February 6, 2016 1:00- 5:00PM Every winter Western Service Workers Association’s (WSWA’s) membership of service workers and others who are low-income face the ‘choice’ of whether to heat their homes or feed their children – no choice at all! Now there is a new scourge: water shut offs. The city of San Diego shuts off water service to 24,000 households annually due to lack of ability to pay, leaving these families without an essential resource for nutrition, cooking and sanitation, and threatening public health. WSWA is a free and voluntary, …

Jan 10 – Progressive Investigative Journalist Greg Palast in San Diego

SPECIAL APPEARANCE Greg Palast In San Diego Sunday, Jan. 10 for KNSJ Community Radio Multi-Media Fundraiser BBC INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST and Author of the New York Times Bestsellers “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy” and “Billionaires Ballot Bandits” Sunday, January 10, 6-8:30 pm, 8412 Sugarman Drive in La Jolla Entertainment, Music, Finger Food RSVP: Marie (619) 283-1100 or “What a journalist should be: a truth hound, undaunted by power:” – Chicago Tribune San Diego’s own news anchor, Bree Walker, calls him “The best damn reporter in the USA. Period.” Palast will relate the latest of his investigations into the upcoming theft of the 2016 election – and the billionaires behind it! Palast is a resolute, unrelenting, adamant supporter of independent journalism and independent media. Greg and his parents, San Diego residents, have supported KNSJ and its mission from inception. Greg Palast, an internationally-known relentless progressive voice who has been called the “most important investigative reporter of our time – up there with Woodward and Bernstein” (The Guardian) is coming to San Diego to do a fundraising meet …

Submit Your Nominations for the San Diego County Democratic Party 2016 Awards

Nominations are open now for the San Diego County Democratic Party 2016 Awards! Click here to submit your nominations. Categories include: Making a Difference Award: This award is presented to a Democrat who has made a positive and lasting difference in San Diego County politics through his or her leadership, time, energy and talents. Club VP Mike Johnson was last year’s recipient of this award. Leadership Award: This award is presented to a Democrat who has demonstrated sustained and significant leadership within the Democratic Party at the local, state, or national level. Volunteer of the Year Award: This award is presented to a Democrat who demonstrates outstanding volunteerism within the party through volunteer efforts in support of SDCDP. The award recognizes the need to acknowledge volunteers who consistently and selflessly give their time and energy to further Democratic values. Legislator of the Year Award: This award is presented to a current or recent Democratic officeholder in San Diego County who has excelled as an elected leader and in serving his or her community. Submit your nominations today at

Dec 15 – San Diego Climate Action Plan Vote at City Council

Tuesday Dec 15 is when the full City Council will vote on the Climate Action Plan to commit to 100% renewables by 2035 and to halve greenhouse gas emissions. If you can, join the historic decision Tues, Dec 15, 12:30pm Rally @ City Hall Plaza, then 2pm Council Hearing @ City Hall, 12th Floor, 202 C Street, San Diego CA 92101. Last Saturday San Diego 350 organized an impressive turnout at Balboa Park demanding Climate Justice with a great line-up of speakers. There’s a writeup of the event, the Paris COP21 conference and the City Council vote by Doug Porter on the San Diego Free Press. If you weren’t able to attend here’s a short overview video by Dennis Stein.