Feb 25 – County Board of Supervisors District 4 Endorsement Meeting

On February 25, 2018, Point Loma Democratic Club holds our second endorsement meeting of the year, where we’ll consider the contest for County Board of Supervisors District 4. This is of great interest for members living north of Pt Loma Avenue.

This is your chance to hear from all of the candidates in person and to ask them questions. The four candidates that we will bring forward are:

 

Nathan Fletcher

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Ken Malbrough

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Omar Passons

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Lori Saldańa

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In addition, if you have not already renewed your dues for 2018, please be prepared to do so at the meeting. Only members in good standing will be allowed to vote on the endorsement. If you are not sure about your status, feel free to ask by emailing [email protected]

You can renew on line here, or bring cash/check or debit/credit card to the meeting.


 4:00PM – 5:30PMPointLomaAssemblyMap

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For additional info call (619) 800-5098
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Social Time
Members are encouraged to get together from 3:30PM before the meeting starts, please bring whatever light drinks/snacks that you’d like to share.

After the meeting ends we suggest adjourning to the Point Break Cafe at 2743 Shelter Island Dr to continue our progressive conversation. Happy Hour is until 6:30pm.

Notes from January Meeting – D2 Endorsement Meeting

The meeting started later than usual because of a play at the Pt Loma Assembly.

 






















Statements from candidates and elected officials (or reps) not on Agenda:

  • Lori Salaña – Candidate for San Diego County Supervisor
  • Doug Case – Political Affairs Director for State Senator Toni Atkins
  • Matt Valenti – Candidate for SD City Council, District 6
  • Dave Myers – Candidate for SD County Sheriff
  • Rafael Perez – Candidate for SD Community College Board District E
  • Mike McQuary – Up for reelection to SD Unified School Board, Sub-District
  • Tommy Hough – Candidate for SD City Council, District 6

PROGRAM: ENDORSEMENT FORUM FOR SAN DIEGO CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 2
Endorsement Committee Chair Dev Zaveri-Tabb presided over the forum.

After the opening statements were made, Dev conducted a 15-minute Q & A session, using her own questions and a selection submitted by Club Members. Every candidate was given one minute to respond to each question and allowed a 30-second rebuttal to any personal attacks; afterwards, they gave 3-minute closing statements.

The club passed a motion to endorse in the race.

The Club then proceeded with the member discussion period; members were allowed to make 30-second comments and then asked to cast their ballots. After the votes were tabulated, Dev announced that Jordan Beane won the Club’s endorsement.

WESTERN SERVICE WORKERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCEMENTS
Brandon McDonald, Operations Manager with the WSWA, spoke about the association, their needs for the New Year, and their Tamale Benefit.

CLUB REPORT
TREASURER – Dave Furlano reported the end-of-year bank balance, gave an update on the Club’s income and expenses, reported on the rental fee for the Assembly Hall, and reminded members that it was time to renew memberships.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Merrin Muxlow spoke about the Women of Color ROAR Breakfast, presented by Indivisible WATU and the attendance of young women from High Tech High and Point Loma High; she then asked for member contributions
  • Michelle Krug said she had petitions-in-lieu available to be signed for Dave Myers and for the County to push future county candidate elections to November
  • Dev Zaveri-Tabb announced that the San Diego Climate Mobilization Coalition would hold a rally at City Hall on January 27.
  • Susan Peinado urged people to support the Point Loma Assembly Hall by attending the play “Building the Wall”, currently being staged, and its Bean Bandit event on February 8
  • Dave Myers spoke about the San Diego County Democratic Party’s countywide Walk for Progress to be held on January 27.

ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 6:34 PM.


Notes: Deborah Currier, Secretary
Photos: John Loughlin

Jan 21 – D2 Endorsement Meeting

This Sunday, January 21, 2018, Point Loma Democratic Club will hold our first meeting of 2018. This is an important meeting, as we will consider if and who the club should endorse to run against Zapf in our home San Diego City Council District 2. This will be a huge opportunity for you to hear the candidates in person and to ask them questions – so read up on the candidates and bring your questions to ask! The three candidates that we will bring forward are:

Jordan Beane

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Bryan Pease

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Dr. Jen Campbell

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In addition, if you have not already renewed your dues for 2018, please be prepared to do so at our January meeting. Only members in good standing will be allowed to vote on the endorsement. If you are not sure about your status, feel free to ask by emailing [email protected]

You can renew on line here, or bring cash/check or debit/credit card to the meeting.


 4:00PM – 5:30PM
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For additional info call (619) 800-5098
Directions and parking information


Social Time
Members are encouraged to get together from 3:30PM before the meeting starts, please bring whatever light drinks/snacks that you’d like to share.

After the meeting ends we suggest adjourning to the Point Break Cafe at 2743 Shelter Island Dr to continue our progressive conversation. Happy Hour is until 6:30pm.

Dec 3 – Annual Point Loma & OB Dems Holiday Party Potluck and Toy Drive – 2017!

In place of our regular monthly meeting in December we’re having our Annual Holiday Party and Toy Drive of the Point Loma Democratic Club, at the home of Ruth Rollins.

Come enjoy the start of the holidays with your fellow Dems. 2017 has proved to be an eventful year and now’s the time to party before the hard work we’ll do together in 2018.

The Club will furnish turkey, ham and soft drinks, plus two drink tickets per person for wine and (great, local) beer.

It’s a potluck and we ask everyone to bring a dish or side – veggies, mac and cheese, baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, macaroni salad.

Please invite your friends and potential members to attend and meet fellow Democrats and elected officials, in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

New members can signup for 2018 membership and get reduced entry to the party. Renewing members can pay their dues and confirm their contact details with the club.

Members Entry Price
$10.00 per person

Non-members Entry Price
$20.00 per person

When
Sunday December 3, 2017 4:00 PM

Where
1268 Savoy St, San Diego, CA 92107

You can buy tickets online, or pay with cash, check or credit/debit cards at the door – the same with membership dues.

The Club will be collecting unwrapped new toys for the Toy Drive of the Western Service Workers Association, and Brandon McDonald will talk about the great work that the WSWA does in San Diego.
Here’s a list of toys that are needed:

  1. Hot Wheels/Toy Trucks, Cars, Trains
  2. Barbie or Other Similar Dolls
  3. Kendama
  4. Art Kits, Science Kits, Craft Kits
  5. Board Games
  6. Skate Boards, Scooters, Bikes
  7. Tea/Bake Sets
  8. Popular Music CDs appropriate for teenagers
  9. Action Figures/Spiderman, Superman, Transformers
  10. Baby Toys
  11. Soccer Shoes & Soccer Gear
  12. Computers & Computer Games/X-Box
  13. Musical Toys/Instruments
  14. Legos/Building Toys
  15. School Supplies
  16. Lip gloss, nail polish, hair ties, hair clips, lotions
  17. Soccer balls, Basket Balls, Footballs
  18. New Clothing for Children (all ages, from new born to teenagers/adult sizes)

Cash/Check Donations made payable directly to the Western Service Workers Association are also welcome – if you can’t attend you can mail your donation c/o Point Loma Democratic Club, PO Box 7802, San Diego, CA 92167.

For additional information, call (619) 800-5098 or email [email protected]

Dec 2 – Come Along to Celebrate “California Dreamin’ in the Season of Love” at the OB Holiday Parade

Come take part in the OB Holiday Parade and show solidarity with local candidates and elected officials. We don’t have a meeting at the Assembly in December, but we do march in the OB Parade!

All members and their friends are invited to take part – break out your hippy gear and bejewel it with Winter festivity, make yourself glow, be sure you’re well lit (!) Clubmember Jimmy Tabb will be driving his Gran Torino red convertible. We’ll be joined by Dave Myers, candidate for County Sheriff, the Democratic Woman’s Club, members of Indivisible and Together We Will and many more.

We’ll gather between Sunset and Ebers on Newport (section A) at 4:30pm ready for the Parade start at 5:05pm. We don’t have the truck this year, so we’ll just be marching with the banner.

Allow time for parking, you may (more than likely, will) have to park several blocks away.

Kids, strollers and wheelchairs are welcome.

Invite your friends via Facebook and Twitter.

Invite your friends via the organizer’s Facebook page.

Any questions contact call us on (619) 800-5098.

The theme for the 38th Annual Ocean Beach Holiday Parade is California Dreamin’ in the Season of Love.

When
Saturday, December 2, 2017, 5:05 – 7:30 pm

Where
Newport Ave Ocean Beach, 92107