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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 …

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. …

Jul 29 – What Should Become of San Diego Stadium?

NOTE: At the July 29, 2018 meeting the club took the position to oppose Soccer City and Vote No on the Soccer City Initiative, and the club voted to support the SDSU West initiative. This month we’re excited to feature a great panel of speakers on the upcoming ballot initiatives focused on the site of the current San Diego County Credit Union Stadium – AKA Qualcomm Stadium, Jack Murphy Stadium and originally San Diego Stadium. Whatever the outcome this November there will be a major change to Mission Valley, and San Diego. Panelists Steve Doyle, Southwest Strategies LLC, SDSU West Haley Peterson, Intesa, SDSU Mission Valley Joe LaCava, No on Soccer City Each of our panelists will give a 10 minute presentation, followed by 5 minutes for questions on their segment. After all the presenters have been heard, there will be an additional 15 minutes for general questions from our members. We hereby notice that at our July 29, 2018 meeting we will consider taking a position on the ballot initiatives involving the Stadium. Mr. Doyle is currently …