***OCCUPY SAN DIEGO IS STILL GOING STRONG ~ BE PART OF THIS HISTORIC PEOPLE'S MOVEMENT!*** Links: http://occupysd.org/
**Volunteer in San Diego at the California Democratic Party Convention San Diego is hosting the annual state party convention February 9-12, 2011. This is a great opportunity to experience the excitement of the California State Party Convention at no cost. With the 2012 election quickly approaching there will be lots of speakers, candidates and special guests participating in the convention and enjoying our San Diego hospitality. Click here for more information and to register: www.cadem.org/volunteer2012 See you at the holiday party and the convention!
*** SATURDAYS thru THE 2012 ELECTION from 2pm-5pm. ~ Exciting news! Beginning the second Saturday in October "Saturday October 8 - thru - the 2012 Election"from 2pm-5pm, the San Diego Democratic Women's Club & the San Diego County Democratic Party Outreach Committee will host OFA's Phonebanks! Some refreshments will be served, but do feel free to bring food or drink to share. Bring your cell phones and chargers and we'll supply the rest. SDDWC Member ISAM HERNDON, OFA Regional Director for Districts 51, 52, 53 will coordinate the monthly phonebanks. Can't make it Oct. 8th? No problem, come by the 2nd Saturday of any month from 2pm-5pm and join the fun and outreach! WHERE: 4537 Alamo Drive, SD 92105
***WED NOV 30 at 5:30 -7:30PM Please come to a RECEPTION TO SUPPORT SID FOR CA STATE ASSEMBLY " Hi Everyone, Our friend and colleague, SID VOORAKKARA (formerly of the California Endowment) is running for California State Assembly! If you don't already know Sid, trust me, he is exactly the kind of person we need representing the people of California. Sid has a great background and he will be an amazing elected representative--hopefully with a nice long career of service ahead of him. Come on out and support Sid and you'll see a lot of your friends there too. Come on out and support Sid and you'll see a lot of your friends there too. The 79th AD is one of the most racially diverse Assembly Districts in the heart of San Diego. Large portions of the 79th are in what is currently Assemblymember Marty Block's 78th AD. We absolutely must work hard to insure that the outstanding representation we have had in the 78th AD -now 79th AD-under Assemblymember Marty Block continues. Assemblymember Marty Block will be taking his excellent legislative leadership to the Senate with our help. Let's make sure the 79th AD keeps a voice that truly fights for all residents in the Assembly, especially our students, our under-represented communities of all race-ethnicities, labor, etc. Where: At the Home of the Port Commissioner BOB NELSON . To RSVP and for more information, contact Greg Evans at [masked] or [address removed].
***WED NOV 30 at 06:30PM to 08:00PM in Encinitas, CA "320.org Strategy for the Climate Movement Event" - Hosted by TIM LAPOTE Contact: [masked]. Come join for a night of community-building and strategizing over the future direction of the Tar Sands Action movement. 2011 was a big year for the Climate Movement, culminating in our underdog victory over fossil fuel interests in delaying government approval of the Keystone XL pipelin
e. However, 2012 figures to be an even more important year for our cause. Come to meet like-minded activists and to discuss the next steps for our movement in this critical Presidential election year. Depending on the numbers of attendees, this event may become a potluck! Where: In Encinitas & Directions: go to: http://events.tarsandsaction.org/strategy/events/show/305
I live in the new Pacific Station development in Encinitas. Address/Questions/RSVP?
Go to http://events.tarsandsaction.org/strategy/events/show/305
Please let me know if you are coming. Hosted by Tim Laporte Contact: [masked]
DECEMBER 2011 ~
***THUR DEC 1 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 AM "LACHMAN FOR ASSEMBLY" San Diego welcomes back 46th AD Candidate Andrew Lachman - a leader in the Jewish, Democratic, & Youth communities - for a fun evening reception in Bankers Hill. Come learn about Andrew's plans to create jobs, expand the arts, and make CA a leader in innovation, technology, and the creative sector. Cost: $100 Friend, $250 Supporter, $500 WHERE: at Co-Host : Bruce M. Abrams home (Address upon RSVP) Contact: [masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.andrewlachman.com/Site/Home.html
***SATURDAY DECEMBER 3 thru SUNDAY DECEMBER 11, 2011 at 5:00PM-7:00AM " SET SAIL for VICTORY CRUISE"
Before the busy 2012 campaign year begins, Treat yourself to a 7-day Cruise on the MEXICAN RIVERA w/ family, friends & Democrats from CA & ACROSS THE COUNTRY! ***Where: MS Osterdam (Holland America Line)
Email: [address removed]
Website: www.demcruise.com BON VOYAGE!
***SAT DEC 3 at 10:00AM - 11:30 'IS YOUR PRECINCT COVERED?' Become a GO TEAM PRECINCT LEADER!!! This is an organizational meeting for the San Diego County Democratic Party's nationally recognized Grassroots Organizing (GO) Team. We'll provide all the materials needed to talk to neighbors about this important election, including trainings and tips on effective door-to-door canvassing, phone contact, voter registration as well as our voter contact plan for the 2012 elections. This is an informational training for potential and new precinct leaders, so anyone interested in finding out more about our GO Team is welcome! Where: SDCDP Headquarters, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Ste 105, 92111 Contact: [masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.my.barackobama.com/page/event/share/gpzppp
***SAT DEC 3 at 10AM at DEMCCO HOLIDAY MEETING ***THE HONORABLE CONGRESSMAN BOB FILNER *** CANDIDATE for the CITY of SAN DIEGO " BOB FILNER" FOR MAYOR 2012 is our Holiday Speaker. Guests are always welcome. We are pleased to invite you to join us this month. This
month's speaker is Congressman Bob Filner who is the SDCDP endorsed candidate for Mayor of the City of San Diego. FILNER LAUNCHES MAYORAL CAMPAIGN: " It's time to refocus on JOBS & NEIGHBORHOODS!" "Bob Filner vows to end 20 years of disastrous GOP control of city government
***SAT DEC 3rd or 10th? at 10:30AM -12:00PM "ESCONDIDO DEMOCRATIC CLUB HOLIDAY PARTY" Where: Member's Home to be determined
Email: [address removed]
*** SAT DEC 3 at 10AM City Club of San Diego proudly presents *** Dr. STEVEN P. ERIE - Professor of Political Science & Adjunct Professor of History, UCSD Author of "Paradise Plundered: Fiscal Crisis and Governance Failures in San Diego" *10 AM Coffee & Croissant Reception & Program. City Club Professor Erie wiil be speaking about "Paradise Plundered" And his active involvement in public policy debates on issues of infrastructure, trade, economic development, governance and public finance. He helped write San Diego`s new "strong mayor" form of government; served on the governor`s infrastructure commission; and advises public officials, business and community leaders in Southern California on the policy challenges facing the region. Members and La Jolla Country Day School Parents: $10, non-members, $20. Phone Reservations: [masked] Where: Community Hall - La Jolla Country Day School, 9409 Regents Road, La Jolla. 92037 Info: http://www.cityclubofsandiego.com/
SAT DEC 3 at 3-5pm "Dr. Shirley Weber for 79th Assembly District Event" I am writing to let you know that I enthusiastically support Dr. Shirley Weber for State Assembly to succeed Marty Block now that he is running for State Senate. Like Assemblymember Block, Dr. Weber is a Professor and Administrator at San Diego State University. Like Assemblymember Marty Block, she will be a fierce advocate for higher education in this district that includes both SDSU and the proposed site of a new CSU Chula Vista campus. And, twice elected (running city-wide) to the San Diego Unified School Board, Dr. Weber will be a knowledgeable consensus builder during education funding deliberations in Sacramento. Dr. Shirley Weber was recruited to run by Assemblymember Toni Atkins. She is endorsed by U.S. Congressman Bob Filner, San Diego City Council President Anthony Young, Lemon Grove City Councilmember George Gastil, and former San Diego County Supervisor Leon Williams, among others. I've no doubts of her capacity to campaign and to serve the new 79th AD with excellence. I am honored to invite you to attend this special fundraising reception for the next Assemblymember from San Diego County. Where: This event will be held at the Bonita home of Cheryl Alethia Phelps. The address and directions will be provided upon receipt of your RSVP. RSVP by December 1 to me or to [address removed]. Help Dr. Weber Get Out The Vote to ensure victories up and down the ticket at https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/webergotv Gratefully, Jonathan Goetz [masked] [address removed]
***SAT DEC 3 at 3:30 PM-6:00PM "OCEAN BEACH CHRISTMAS PARADE
" Pending Details * Where: Pending * Contact: (619) 222
Email: [address removed]
***WED DEC 7 at at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" * BARRY LADENDORF, SAN DIEGO VETERANS FOR PEACE, Chapter President * JACK DOXEY, SDVFP,
Chapter Vice President * DAVE GAPP, SDVFP Outreach
Coordinator will be our speakers. Their detailed presentation is title "THE COST OF WAR". Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room,
9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) FREE EVENT.
All Are Welcome. Info: Carol at [address removed] o
r Mike Copass at [address removed]
Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23 *** SAN DIEGO VETERANS FOR PEACE Website is www.sdvfp.org ..
*** WED DEC 7 at 7:00PM - 10:00PM " BIG BLUE WINTERFEST " Join us for this event to help raise funds for South County Democrats! A special holiday "Naughty & Nice" list is expected to be unveiled .
.. and Santa may even make an appearance! NOTE: No established end time. Where: Docks Cocktails
Price: $20.00 / Person Contact: [masked] Email: [address removed]
*** THUR DEC 8 at 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. "HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE for the 76th Assembly District with ASSEMBLYMEMBER TONI ATKINS" Let’s Celebrate the Holidays!
Please join Assemblymember Toni Atkins for this Holiday Open House. Drop by to celebrate the holiday season and discuss legislative proposals for 2012. Make the holidays brighter for a military family! Please bring an unwrapped baby gift to donate to Operation Homefront which helps military families facing hard times as a result of service in Iraq or Afghanistan. Where: The Village at NTC Liberty Station Community Center,
1895 Tattnal Way, San Diego, CA 92106. To RSVP
or for more information, please call [masked] or
*** SAT DEC 10 at 9:30AM-10:30PM "SDCDP EAST AREA MEETING" Join us early at 9:00am for breakfast, and/or coffee/tea, and time to chat before the meeting.
(check out the breakfast menu online at www.giowineanddine.com
) Where: Gio's Bistro in La Mesa,
8384 La Mesa Blvd, 91941 Contact: [masked]
Email: [address removed]
*** WED DEC 14 at 10:15AM-12:00PM "Register New Citizens ~ Downtown San Diego" Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer.
Training and supplies will be provided, so alll\ you need to do is to show up. Hope to see you there! Where: Golden Hall,
3rd Ave. & B St. Contact: [masked]
or Email: [address removed]
*** FRI DEC 16 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM "Register New Citizens ~ CHULA VISTA" Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer.
Training and supplies will be provided, so alll you need to do is to show up. Hope to see you there! Contact MICHELLE KRUG at [masked]
Thank you for your support. Where: USCIS, Field Office,
1261 Third Ave., CHULA VISTA, CA 91911
*** SAT DEC 17th, 2011 At MIDNGHT "HOLIDAY PARTY" Hosted by San Diego Democratic Women's Club -- JOIN IN ON THE HOLIDAY FUN! More Details to come... Pat Washington, President ([masked], Email: SDDEMWomen@aol.
*** SAT DEC 17th at 1 pm / 2 pm
Come for one or both– Hillcrest - GREEN PARTY MEETING & WINTER SOCIAL POTLUCK Meeting 1-2 pm:
We all will be discussing outreach efforts, campaigns, and more. Get involved! Winter Social 2-4 pm
: Bring a dish to share and get to know likeminded people. Debate current events. Talk other Greens into working on your new project. Brainstorm about how we can reach more people and impact our world. HAVE FUN! Where: At Bob Dennis's Home:
3605 1st Ave, #205, San Diego, CA 92103 (north-east corner of 1st & Brookes. The buzzers and entrance gate are around the left corner as you face the building from 1st Ave.). [masked]
or [address removed]
for info and to let us know you can be there.
*** SUN DEC 18, 2011 at 2-5PM San Diego County Democratic Party's HOLIDAY CELEBRATION at the LUXURIOUS ESTATE and Home OVERLOOKING THE PACIFIC of MICHELLE & BILL LERACH HAVE GRACIOUSLY OFFERED to host the San Diego County Democratic Party Holiday Celebration. Enjoy the stunning grounds, art collection and holiday décor along with the good company and holiday cheer of fellow Democrats from throughout San Diego County. This event quickly sold out last year and will sell out again, so RSVP today. Details: San Diego County Democratic Party Holiday Party. Price: $40.00/Person. Contact: [masked] or [address removed] RSVP: www.actblue.com/page/holiday2011
JANUARY 2012 ~
*** WED JAN 4 at at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" . Speakers to be announced. Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Info: Carol at [address removed] or Mike Copass at [address removed] Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23/ .............................
*** MON JAN 9 at 7-8:45PM "Mesa Democratic Club Meeting (in Clairemont)" Club Elections ~ Speakers:TBA Where: SDCDP Headquarters, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Ste 105, SD 92111 Contact: [masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.mesa.sddem.org
*** SAT JAN at 10;00AM The City Club of San Diego Proudly Presents: " THE MICHAEL S. DUKAKIS ANNUAL STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
Featuring: Michael S. Dukakis – Former Governor of Massachusetts and Nominee of the Democratic Party for President of the United States.
10 AM Coffee & Croissant Reception & Program WHERE: Community Hall - La Jolla Country Day School
9409 Regents Road, La Jolla 92037 City Club Members and La Jolla Country Day School Parents: $10, non-members, $20 Reservations for events may be made by calling [masked]
or online at www.cityclubofsandiego.com/city_club_register.asp
Info & Details: http://www.cityclubofsandiego.com/
FEBRUARY 2012 ~
*** FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10, 2012 thru SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2012 at 8:00AM - 10:00PM ***CALIFORNIA 2012 *STATE* DEMOCRATIC PARTY CONVENTION***We are proud to host the 2012 California Democratic Party Convention! Convention dates will be from Friday, February 10 to Sunday, February 12, 2012. More details will be provided soon. Where: San Diego Convention Center, Hilton Bayfront Hotel Contact: [masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.sddemocrats.org
*****We are proud to host the 2012 California Democratic Party Convention! Convention dates will be from Friday, February 10 to Sunday, February 12, 2012. More details will be provided soon. Where: San Diego Convention Center, Hilton Bayfront Hotel Call [masked]*****
*** SUN FEB 26, 2012 at 11:00AM - 2:00PM ***Save the Date ***San Diego Champagne Brunch 2012 ***GAY & LESBIAN VICTORY FUND*** ***2012 is going to be an exciting year. TAMMY BALDWIN could become the first openly LGBT U.S. Senator. We have an opportunity to nearly double our representation in the U.S. House. And hundreds of other brave LGBT candidates will be running for public offices across the country. Where: The Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa, 3998 Mission Blvd., SD, CA 92109 Kick off the race to victory with us at our San Diego Champagne Brunch on Sunday, February 26, at the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa. Go to: http://www.victoryfund.org/about_us/events/id:110 Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund: [address removed]