September 22 – County Board of Supervisors District 1 Endorsement Meeting

At our meeting on Sunday, September 22, 2019, Point Loma & Ocean Beach Dems will consider endorsing a candidate for County Board of Supervisors District 1. This district includes the part of Point Loma/Sunset Cliffs that is approximately south of Point Loma Avenue and Canon Street including Shelter Island. Additionally, this is an important opportunity for us to provide support for another progressive voice on the County Board of Supervisors. You will hear from the candidates in person during a moderated forum. Please read up on the candidates and bring your questions. Candidates for County Board of Supervisors District 1 are: Rafael Castellanos: www.rafacastellanos.com Ben Hueso: www.benhueso.com Sophia Rodriguez: www.sophiabos2020.com Nora Vargas: www.noravargas.com Only members in good standing will be allowed to vote for the endorsement. If you renewed your membership prior to March 31, 2019, you will be eligible to vote. If you renewed your membership after March 31, 2019 or became a new member, you are only eligible to vote if you have attended a PLDC meeting/event since you renewed/joined. If you renewed …

Notes from August 2019 Meeting – Endorsements & Resolutions

Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego CountyMonday, August 19, 2019, Monthly Meeting, Elijah’s Restaurant Welcome and Introductions President Susan Peinado opened the meeting at 6:30PM Bylaw Change Bylaw change to match Endorsement Policy and confirm threshold to endorse at 60%. Motion passed unanimously. Meeting turned over to Endorsement Committee Chair, Yvonne Elkin  Explanation of Ranked … Continue reading Notes from August 2019 Meeting – Endorsements & Resolutions

August 19 – Endorsements & Resolutions

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 August 19 – Endorsements & Resolutions

Feb 3 – General Meeting – Rafael Castellanos to Speak on the Blue Economy – Annual Elections of Officers

Our meeting this month is earlier than usual to accommodate performances of the Point Loma Playhouse with their new production A Permanent Image. Rafael Castellanos, who recently stepped down as Chairman of the Port Commission, will speak to us about the Blue Economy in San Diego. “The San Diego region’s economic development potential depends on our ability to fully realize the opportunities presented by the ocean. With a commitment of $1 million a year for five years, the Port of San Diego has developed a Blue Economy Incubator to support early stage and market ready ventures. Some of this money is already going to our first round of demonstration pilot projects, which include copper remediation, vessel washing, and smart marina optimization technologies. Aquanauts, deep-sea explorers, marine equipment operators, marine spatial planners, underwater robotics technicians – these are just some of the great blue jobs of the future. We can’t even begin to imagine some of the other great blue jobs that will be created.” We have our Annual Election of officers, with Ruth Rollins presiding …

Feb 28 – Monthly Meeting – Endorsements for San Diego City Attorney and D3

After the success of our January 2016 endorsement meeting, our February meeting provides club members in good standing to vote for their preferred candidate for San Diego City Attorney as well as San Diego City Council District 3. San Diego City Attorney Gil Cabrera Rafael Castellanos Mara Elliott Bryan Pease San Diego City Council District 3 Anthony Bernal Chris Ward All of the candidates with the exception of Anthony Bernal plan to be present to answer questions from members. This is your chance to help determine who best represents your values. 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’ll start the meeting 30 minutes earlier than usual as we have to be out on time for a following event at the Assembly. 3:30PM – 5:30PM Point Loma Assembly, 3035 Talbot St, San …

2016 Endorsement Update

After tonight’s meeting, our club has endorsed the following candidates for the 2016 election cycle: U.S. President: Hillary Clinton State Senate, District 39: Toni Atkins Secretary Clinton and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins join our fellow endorsed candidates: Scott Peters and Todd Gloria … Continue reading