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Notes from October Meeting – The Spirit of Service: America’s Veterans and the Obligation We All Share

Club President Susan Peinado called the meeting to order five minutes earlier than usual at 3:55 PM. She welcomed and introduced guests, including Howard Singer, Jess Durfee, and Brian White with CBS News 8. Susan then introduced the following elected officials and candidates and welcomed each to give 2 minutes of remarks: Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez Candidate District 1, San Diego City Council: Barbara Bry Candidate District 7, San Diego City Council: Justin DeCesare Candidate San Diego City Attorney: Gil Cabrera Candidate San Diego City Attorney: Rafael Castellanos Candidate for Congress (Vs. Congressman Darrel Issa): Douglas Applegate Candidate San Diego Mayor: Gretchen Newsom The agenda for the meeting was approved unanimously. Congressmember Scott Peters Congressmember Scott Peters provided an overview of recent congressional news, including the race for Speaker, gun regulations, climate change, renewable energy, and innovations in the military. He also reviewed the controversial agreement – the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Congressmember Peters was asked by club members to support the Quiet Skies Caucus and the Social Security Act of 2015. Program: The Spirit of Service: America’s Veterans and the Obligation We All Share Nathan Fletcher …

Help Needed to Send an Important Letter of Support for AB 504!

Dear Sisters, Brothers, and Supporters of IBEW 569: ACTION ALERT: Downtown special interests are trying to kill Assemblywomen Lorena Gonzalez’s bill – AB 504! This legislation will ensure that our communities have a voice regarding neighborhood development by Civic San Diego – a private-nonprofit entity that controls public resources! We need AB 504! Click here to send an important letter of support for AB 504! Our friends describe the situations as: “In essence, CivicSD’s board operates without accountability to the City Council, and thus without accountability to the taxpayers whose dollars it spends.” We want responsible and responsive development for our communities and to make sure that where public monies and resources are allocated, there is oversight and accountability and that defined community benefits are achieved. PLEASE send Governor Brown an email / letter telling him to support AB 504! https://actionnetwork.org/letters/support-ab-504-development-oversight-for-communities (Under the drop-down menu for “Letter Topic”, select “Legislation Issues/Concerns.”) In Solidarity, Johnny Simpson Business Manager P.S. We need your AB 504 letters ASAP – click here to send in yours! IBEW Local Union 569 – Advocating for Working Families …

May 8 – Lorena Gonzalez Cocktail Reception

Please Join Linda & Carlos LeGerrette with Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest For a Cocktail Reception To Support Lorena Gonzalez For State Assembly in the 80th District Wednesday, May 8, 2013 5:30 pm-7:30 pm At The LeGerrette home 1359 Grove St, San Diego, CA 92102 To RSVP or for more information contact Joe at (619) 239-1721 or joe@kmstrategies.net Host Committee ~ $250 or above Minimum Contribution ~ $100 * An individual, union, PAC, and other entities may contribute a maximum of $4,100 to the committee per election, primary and general. A registered Small Contributor Committee may contribute a maximum of $8,200 per election.*Contributions payable to Lorena Gonzalez for Assembly 2013. Contributions are not tax deductible. The California Political Reform Act (Proposition 34) places limits on contributions to candidates for state office and imposes certain prohibitions. This request does not seek a contribution in excess of applicable limits or from prohibited sources. Learn more about Lorena’s campaign at http://www.VoteLorena.com or by e-mail VoteLorena@gmail.com. Paid for by Lorena Gonzalez for Assembly 2013 || 642 …