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24 July – Monthly Meeting – Barbara Bry and Mary Walshok – The Evolution of San Diego’s Innovation Economy

We are delighted that club Patron and candidate for San Diego City Council District 1, Barbara Bry is a co-presenter at this month’s meeting. Barbara has spent the last 30 years of her life helping to start companies and create jobs from her early days at CONNECT to becoming an entrepreneur and serving on the initial management team of companies like ProFlowers.com. Mary Walshok is an author, educator, researcher, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs and Dean of Extension at the University of California San Diego. She is a thought leader and subject matter expert on aligning workforce development with regional economic growth. Mary is the co-author of Invention & Reinvention, the evolution of San Diego’s Innovation Economy. In the preface, she writes that our city is a paradox— the desire of citizens to build a world class city with only minimal investments and/or costs in terms of taxes, environmental stewardship, labor conflicts or infrastructure development. We want to have our cake and eat it too.  San Diego’s economy has long been dependent on federal funds with 50% …

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Aug 28 – Annual Summer Potluck with BBQ – Support Western Service Workers Association Back-to-School Drive

As is our tradition the August Monthly Meeting will be a social affair with our Annual Summer Potluck and fundraising for the Western Service Workers Association and their Back-to-School Drive. Sunday August 28, 2016 –  4:00-6:00PM  Please invite your friends and potential members to attend and meet fellow Democrats and elected officials, in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Please bring school supplies, hand held calculators and backpacks or a generous check for the Western Service Workers Association Back-to-School Drive. If you cannot attend but wish to make a donation send a check to the Western Service Workers Association c/o of Point Loma Democratic Club, PO Box 7802, San Diego, CA 92167. The Club will furnish hamburgers, hot dogs, and soft drinks, plus two drink tickets per person for beer and wine. Check back, we’ll update details of other speakers as they confirm. Members $10.00 per person – please bring a dish to share       Non-members $20.00 per person – please bring a dish to share       Join the Party! $30.00 gets you entry and club membership for the rest …

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Second Meeting: July 23, 2016

Time: 10.45 am to 12.45 pm.  Social time and set-up will be between 10.45 am and 11.15 am, and the meeting will commence at 11.15 am. Venue:  Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024;  phone: (760) 753-7376 Our Guest Speaker, Dr Sunita Cooke, President of Mira Costa College will be speaking on “MiraCosta College: Serving…

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Stark Contrasts-Gun Control

Be sure to attend our series of meetings “Stark Contrasts” beginning on August 3 STARK CONTRASTS IN FALL CAMPAIGN LMFDC Looks at GUN VIOLENCE, REFORM STARK CONTRASTS between parties, Trump-ism vs the Common Good.  Never had we had a presidential referendum quite so delineated as this one, on almost every issue of national importance and […]

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Pride Parade

The Annual Pride Parade is this Saturday, July 16 at 11:00 am. I am inviting all you wonderful members to join with the SD Dems for Equality and the Hillary Clinton campaign. We will have our club banner and proudly march with our brother and sisters in the LGBTQ Community: Where:  Meet near the DMV […]

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Club Meeting: July 12

Hello, Clairemont Democrats! We are looking forward to seeing you at our upcoming Tuesday, July 12th meeting at Boomerang’s Gourmet Burgers, 4577 Clairemont Dr., San Diego, CA 92117. Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni Atkins will join us and update club members … Continue reading

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18 July – Endorsement Meeting

Record numbers of Democratic voters registered and turned out in San Diego county for the June 2016 primary. There are now over 70k more registered Democrats in the county than Republicans. We’re very excited that several club members made it through the primary and we’re looking forward to our July 18 endorsement meeting. We hope as […]

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3rd Annual Party in the Park

  America Salutes President Obama Local Club Celebrates Independence Day Holiday at 3rd Annual Party in the Park Highlighted by a Special Auction of Obama Memorabilia La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club will be saluting the many accomplishments and bid a fond farewell to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle as they wrap up their […]