All posts tagged: Sarah Saez

Notes from March Meeting – Endorsements for San Diego City Council District 9 and San Diego Mayor

Back in February, and faced with four great candidates for City Attorney, it took multiple rounds of voting for the club to rate all of the candidates acceptable. At the March meeting faced with the prospect of hearing from five qualified candidates in District 9 clubmembers were prepared for a long drawn out round of voting, but something quite different happened. As well as the District 9 race we also anticipating hearing from two Democrats running for Mayor. Club President Susan Peinado called the meeting to order at our usual start time of 4pm. Susan thanked everyone for coming, especially those who brought snacks to share and introduced new members Andrew Lockard, Maureen Roeber and Ray Velasquez. Susan introduced clubmember Gregg Robinson running for the County Board of Education who spoke about the 22,000 homeless children in San Diego County. We then heard from a campaigner for The California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016, that is a $2 tobacco tax initiative endorsed by the party at the State Convention. You can read more details about …

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 …

Notes from September Meeting – Fight for $15 – Rabbi Laurie Coskey of the Interfaith Center for Worker Justice

Club President Susan Peinado called the meeting to order at 4:03 PM. Susan welcomed and introduced guests, including Lucy, Maggie, and Beth. She also welcomed new club members Jess Durfee, Phil and Debbie Currier, Brian Pease, Rena Marrocco, Laura Fink, Deanneka and Ricardo Flores, and Craig Roberts. She then gave a ‘rant’ on the conditions of club’s meeting location – the Point Loma Assembly – and the need for monies for air conditioning and a new electrical system. Susan then introduced elected officials and candidates and welcomed each to give 2 minutes of remarks: Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (who is seeking election to Senate District 39)  provided a legislative update noting that legislation to increase the state’s minimum wage would come up in January or February; Todd Gloria (who is seeking election to Assembly District 78), provided a brief legislative update on City affairs; Georgette Gómez (candidate for San Diego City Council District 9); Sarah Saez (candidate for San Diego City Council District 9); Joe LaCava (candidate for San Diego City Council District 1); and Mara Elliott (candidate for San Diego …