October 21 – Endorsements

New Meeting Start Time We are moving the meeting time to start promptly at 6:30 PM. Social time will be from 6:00PM to 6:30PM. Because our agenda is completely full, we will not be able to give candidates (not on the agenda) time at the beginning of the meeting, as we usually do, to address … Continue reading October 21 – Endorsements

Notes from July 2019 Meeting – Endorsements & Resolutions

Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego CountyMonday, July 15, 2019, Monthly Meeting, Elijah’s Restaurant Welcome and Introductions President Susan Peinado opened the meeting at 7:00pm Introduction of club officers, chairs, and club associates  Recognition of other clubs’ officers Elected Officials Chris Ward – San Diego City Council District 3 Dr. Akilah Weber – La Mesa … Continue reading Notes from July 2019 Meeting – Endorsements & Resolutions

Notes from June 2019 Meeting – Endorsements, Convention Reports, Bookclub, PR & Media

Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego CountyMonday, June 17, 2019, Monthly Meeting, Elijah’s Restaurant Welcome and Introductions President Susan Peinado opened the meeting at 7:00pm.Welcome to members and guests.Approval of agenda (Motion: Yvonne Elkin). Welcome to guests and new members. Introduction of club officers, chairs, and club associates. Introduction of Angela de Joseph as Public … Continue reading Notes from June 2019 Meeting – Endorsements, Convention Reports, Bookclub, PR & Media

Jul 29 – What Should Become of San Diego Stadium?

Reminder: We’re meeting on the last Sunday this month, as the Point Loma Playhouse is presenting Wally’s Cafe at the Point Loma Assembly on July 22, 2pm. If you hurry you can get still get tickets for Friday July 20, or Saturday July 21, at 8pm for this feel good play. This month we’re excited to feature a great panel of speakers on the upcoming ballot initiatives focused on the site of the current San Diego County Credit Union Stadium – AKA Qualcomm Stadium, Jack Murphy Stadium and originally San Diego Stadium. Whatever the outcome this November there will be a major change to Mission Valley, and San Diego. Panelists Natalie Kessler, Southwest Strategies LLC, SDSU West Haley Peterson, Intesa, SDSU Mission Valley Joe LaCava, No on Soccer City Each of our panelists will give a 10 minute presentation, followed by 5 minutes for questions on their segment. After all the presenters have been heard, there will be an additional 15 minutes for general questions from our members. We hereby notice that at our July 29, …

Mar 18 – Do Citizens Get Hurt More in Soccer or Football?

This month’s meeting is a week earlier than usual to accommodate the inclusion of the Point Loma Assembly in the San Diego Architectural Foundation Open House on March 24-25. Joe LaCava will present arguments in opposition to the SoccerCity Initiative scheduled for the City of San Diego November 2018 ballot. The citizen’s initiative proposes a sale/lease to private investors and redevelopment of city-owned land including the Qualcomm Stadium and the former Charger Training System. Mr. LaCava is a Democratic Party activist and prominent advocate of community participation in the city’s planning process. He graduated from San Diego State University and is owner of LaCava Consulting. He is the former chair of the San Diego Community Planners Committee, the umbrella organization to the city’s 42 community planning groups, and was briefly a candidate for San Diego City Council in 2016. He currently serves on the eBoards for the Democrats for Environmental Action and Citizens Coordinate for Century 3 (C-3). Joe is a member of several democratic clubs including the Point Loma Democratic Club, has been appointed …

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 …