All posts tagged: La Jolla

Dec 8 – Hon. Lynn Schenk and Barbara Bry Fundraiser for Sarah Boot

Event Chairs Hon. Lynn Schenk and Barbara Bry and our hosts Laurie Black, Megan and Trevor Blair, Janice Brown, Lynn Bruser, Anita Busquets, Candace Carroll, Vince Hall Sarah and Jason Jager, Linda Katz, Marcy and Jeffrey Krinsk, Rich Lieb, Neil Senturia, and Run Women Run Invite you to a Fundraising Event For Sarah Boot Candidate for San Diego City Council – District 2 When Sunday, December 8th 3:30 – 5:00 PM Where at a private La Jolla home address will be provided with RSVP Contribution Levels: $550 (Host) – $250 (Sponsor) – $125 (Guest) Please RSVP at (619) 804–8697 or email: Please make your secure online contribution by following this link Learn more at

Lifeguard stations in San Diego need investment

Why Some Tourism Marketing District Dollars Need To Go To Lifeguards

Ed Harris spoke to the Club on Sunday 24 February and gave a clear exposition of how “all politics is local”. The lifeguards were extolled by Mayor Sanders as a model of efficiency. They ingeniously courted sponsorship deals with major brands (such as Toyota) to save San Diego City money but still their training, equipment and personnel budgets were cut. During that same time period other city departments, including Mayor Sanders’ office, were given raises. San Diego has just 90 full-time lifeguards (175 in the summer) covering 26 miles of beaches, and performing 4-6,000 water rescues per year. Equipment and facilities need updating, and training is necessary to avoid injuries. Safe beaches help the tourism economy, unsafe beaches damage it (as Cocoa Beach, Florida discovered 2005-07, PDF). Tourism is in the headlines this week, with lots of discussion around the Tourism Marketing District and the allocation of millions of dollars to promote San Diego as a vacation destination. Along with seeking better legal protections for the city and a shorter term for the agreement, Mayor Filner …

Jan 12 – 78th Assembly District Caucus

Details on the Club Member candidates for the 78th Assembly District Caucus are here. At the La Jolla Village Square Community Room, 8657 Villa La Jolla Dr  12pm, Jan 12 All registered Democrats in the 78th Assembly District are eligible to vote, and are strongly encouraged to attend. The Caucus will be electing 6 men and 6 women as delegates to the State Democratic Convention which meets in Sacramento April 12-14. The Caucus will also elect one member of the State Party Executive Committee. Please consider voting for our slate of Point Loma Democratic and Coastal Club candidates: Delegates: Derek Casady Nancy Casady Michael McQuary Gail Mackler Fred Rogers Susan Peinado Lawrence Zynda Ruth Rollins Martha Sullivan Executive Committee: Fred Rogers HOW LONG DOES IT LAST? Registration is from 12-2pm. The candidates will give 1-minute speeches following. After all of the ballots are collected the Caucus ends. You do NOT need to stay for the entire time to vote, but can request your ballots for Delegate and Executive Board Representative upon your arrival and registration, cast your SECRET …