Tag: San Diego

  • Notes from April Meeting – Medical Marijuana – The Current State of Policy and Access in San Diego

    Notes from April Meeting – Medical Marijuana – The Current State of Policy and Access in San Diego

    The meeting got underway just after 4pm with club president Susan Peinado welcoming and introducing guests Dave Shermer and Doug Porter together with new members Thermon Hampton, and Angie Lake, and new patron member Eduardo Valerio. She then introduced Rafael Castellanos, Port Commissioner and candidate for San Diego City Attorney. He provided an overview of his […]

  • May 6 – Support Our Libraries & Write Your Councilmember

    May 6 – Support Our Libraries & Write Your Councilmember

    What does it mean when “America’s Finest City” happily spends $500k on consultants to sit around and talk about raising money for a football stadium but won’t spend money on librarians and books for its citizens?  – Editor If you can make it attend the Wednesday, May 6 City Council Budget and Government Efficiency Committee […]

  • Award Winning Documentary – Sustain San Diego

    Award Winning Documentary – Sustain San Diego

    Clubmember Andrew Waltz together with Lisa Bruhn are producers of Sustain San Diego a short documentary highlighting some of San Diego’s sustainable infrastructure efforts. The filmmakers participated in the OneDayinSanDiego.org documentary project (part of OneDayOnEarth.org) and were recently given a Los Angeles Independent Film Festival (LAIFF) Award. You can watch their film below. San Diego! Why […]

  • Happy New Year to Pt Loma Dems and Friends

    Happy New Year to Pt Loma Dems and Friends

    It’s cold outside, this last day of 2014. We Southern Californians are dangerously spoiled. Our prolonged drought seduces us with limitless sunny play days, for which we pay with severe dangers to our food crops and water supplies. The beauty of our coast blinds us to the blight and poverty of the hidden trailer parks […]

  • Dec 1 – State of the District Address

    Dec 1 – State of the District Address

    Come along to hear about the issues in our district and to thank (club member) Ed Harris for the fabulous job he’s done giving voice to issues ignored for many years. When December 1, 2014 6:00 – 7:00 PM Where Dana Middle School (map) 1775 Chatsworth Blvd San Diego, CA 92107 Overview of Accomplishments and […]

  • Jun 16 – Council to Review Minimum Wage Proposal

    Jun 16 –  Council to Review Minimum Wage Proposal

    Last week a committee of the San Diego City Council approved a plan backed by Council President Todd Gloria that would provide five earned sick days and increase the city’s minimum wage. This proposal would help hard-working San Diegans make ends meet, since no one working full-time should have to live in poverty. On Monday, […]