February 16 – Officer Elections, Judges Statements, Caucus, Straw Poll, Endorsed Candidate for County

Election of Officers for 2020 Proposed slate. Nominations accepted from the floor. Chair nominating committee: Ruth Rollins President: Merrin Muxlow (incumbent) Vice-President: John Loughlin Treasurer: Angela Hawkins Secretary: Kip (James) Eischen Statements from candidates for Superior Court Judge, Office 22 Note: we will NOT be formally endorsing for this position as adequate notice of the endorsement was not distributed in time Steve Miller Alana Robinson 2020 Presidential Caucus Vote We’ll reenact the Iowa caucus – complete with a mobile application that doesn’t really work. If you are passionate about one of the Democratic candidates, now is your chance to convince your fellow club members who to vote for on their Presidential Primary ballot. We’ll take corners of the room, and at each round of voting eliminate candidates with less than 15% of the vote. This is just for fun, and our mobile application won’t send the results anywhere. 2020 San Diego Mayor Straw Vote By a show of hands, or a paper ballot if requested, we’ll take a temperature reading from club members of who …

Aug 25 – Annual Summer Potluck with BBQ – Support Western Service Workers Association Back-to-School Drive 2019

It’s summertime – which means this month’s ‘Meeting’ is a social affair with our Annual Summer Potluck and fundraising for the Western Service Workers Association and their Back-to-School Drive. Sunday August 25, 2019 –  3:30-5:30PM  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. Special Guests TBD Pay online and save time on the day! Or pay at the door with cash, credit/debit card, or check (made payable to Point Loma Democratic Club). When Sunday August 25, 2019 – 3:30-5:30PM Check in begins at 3:30 pm Guest speakers starting at 4:30 pm …

July 15 – Endorsements & Resolutions

EndorsementsChaired by Yvonne Elkin, Endorsement Committee Chair We will attempt to endorse in the following races: San Diego City Attorney: Mara Elliott, Cory Briggs San Diego Mayor: Barbara Bry, Todd Gloria, Tasha Williamson Assembly District 76: Tasha Boerner-Horvath Congressional District 50: Ammar Campa-Najjar Chula Vista City Council District 4: Andrea Cardenas, Delfina Gonzales Green New … Continue reading July 15 – Endorsements & Resolutions

Nov 19 – Celebration and Coalition Building

Come join us for a celebration of all our great victories this November. We’ll be joined by Assemblymember Todd Gloria, and San Diego City Councilmember, Barbara Bry. There will be cake! 🍰 We’ll also hear from Sheryl Mallory-Johnson (@1619ncbw) about the 1619 National Celebration of Black Women planned for Saturday March 2, 2019. Social Time Members are encouraged … Continue reading Nov 19 – Celebration and Coalition Building

Nov 26 – Community Choice Energy + Short Term Vacation Rentals

We have two very important topics on this month’s agenda – that both affect our quality of life in San Diego. Community Choice Energy Community Choice Energy promises to take us closer to energy freedom, lower energy bills and more local clean energy. The Mayor recently asked the city to develop a business plan to allow for separation from SDG&E, but also provided the utility a chance to offer an alternative to maintain its monopoly. Sophie Wolfram, Policy Advocate with Climate Action Campaign, will discuss climate change impacts and why cities are ideally suited to lead the global fight to reverse climate change. Her talk will cover the key strategies in San Diego’s Climate Action Plan, including Community Choice Energy, and address San Diego’s implementation efforts since the plan was adopted in 2015. Short Term Vacation Rentals Tom Coat approached us to talk about why he’s supporting Barbara Bry’s initiative on STVRs. Tom’s website Neighborhoods for Residents compares and contrasts the proposals that will come before the City Council on December 12th. Councilmember Barbara Bry (club …

Sep 7 – Tom Steyer Talks Climate

Tom Steyer will join us to talk about current issues in climate change politics and NextGen America’s work to prevent climate disaster, promote prosperity, and protect the rights of every American. There will be an extensive Q&A during which Tom will discuss the climate movement, the politics of climate, and how Californians can take effective […]