Saturday & Sunday, October 6-7. "Stop Blackwater" Rallies in Potrero. ? Saturday: Sierra Club Hike (9:00 am - 2:00 pm). ? Saturday: Educational sessions (2:00 - 5:00 pm) at Potrero Regional Park ($3 parking in the park): East on 94. N on Potrero Valley Rd, R on Potrero Park Rd. -- Camping is available Saturday night. ? Saturday 7:00-9:00 pm: Music and spoken word at "Rally Site," 23975 Yerba Santa Rd. (East on 94. N on Potrero Valley Rd, L on Round Potrero Rd to 23975 Yerba Santa Rd.). ? sunday: 1:00 pm. Gather at "Rally Site" for rally and one-mile walk to the gates of the proposed Blackwater site, and to the viewpoint overlook. More Info: http://www.prcsd.org/encampment.html and http://www.StopBlackwater.net
[Saturday, October 6, 2007, 6:30PM Dinner/Program.San Diego Democratic Club's "2007 Freedom Banquet"~Keynote Speaker:Assemblymember "Mark Leno", CA?s 13th District,Master of Ceremonies:"Marti Emerald", DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE for SD City Council District #7 & former KGTV Channel 10?s Investigative Reporter & 10NewsTroubleshooter,7:30PM Dinner/Program, Donation: $75. after Oct, 2, $100. OR 6PM.-VIP Reception & Dinner, $125.00 after Oct. 2. $160. LOCATION: Holiday Inn on the Bay,1355 N. Harbor Drive (at Ash Street),Pacific Ballroom.
In Just One Day.... Progressive San Diego's Monthly Film Series Continues with "The Corporation" *When: Saturday, October 6th @ 7pm *Where: Joyce Beers Community Center in Hillcrest (Vermont Street, two blocks north of University Street, across from Trader Joe's) *Featured Discussion Leader: Progressive San Diego's own Bruce Reznik to lead a post film discussion about how the film relates to local issues. During the day, Mr. Reznik is the Executive Director of San Diego Coastkeeper. *About: The documentary film is about the rise of the dominant institution and the impacts that corporations make on the economy, environment and culture. "The Corporation" has won countless awards and is part film and part movement. *RSVP: [address removed] or[masked] Snacks and Drinks Provided Thanks, Tommie
Saturday, October 6th, 8:00 am ? noon. The San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council Presents: Labor 101 ? A Basic Course of Labor Issues. This free, 4-hour class is perfect for public officials and staff who want a better understanding of union issues. At the San Diego Electrical Training Center, 4675 Viewridge Ave., San Diego 92123. Info/RSVP: Anthony Saavedra at [address removed], or[masked], extension 5.
Sunday, October 7th, 2:00 to 5:00 pm. ?An Afternoon with John Dean? - the Escondido Democratic Club?s fall fundraising event. Best-selling author and Bush administration critic John Dean will be the featured speaker.KGTV-Channel 10 Reporter and District 7 City Council candidate, Marti Emerald, will be the mistress of ceremonies. Also appearing will be Rep. Bob Filner, 50th CD candidate Nick Leibham, and Escondido City Council candidate Olga Diaz. $50 per person (seniors and students are $30). Catered hors d?oeuvres, along with wine, beer and soft drinks. Business casual attire is requested. John Dean's latest book, "Broken Government," will be available for sale and signing. At the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. Info and tickets: Dolly McQuiston at[masked]-8617. Reservations are requested by September 28th.
Monday, October 8th, 7:00-9:00 pm. Mesa Democratic Club Meeting. Speaker: City Attorney Mike Aguirre. In the Community Room of the Clairemont Square Shopping Center, 4731 Clairemont Drive off Lakehurst Ave. - across from the UPS Store. Info: Carol Changus[masked] [address removed], or www.mesademocrats.org/
Monday, October 8th, 5:30- 7:30 pm. Save KLSD Listener Dinner/Social/Rally Planning. The patio of Giovanni's Italian Restaurant, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. 92123 (Corner of Ruffin Rd. and Clairemont Mesa Blvd.). Info: Joan (858)[masked] [address removed]
Friday, October 12th, 6:30-9:30 am. New Orleans Style ?Funeral? Rally to SAVE KLSD. At the corner of Aero Drive and Ruffin Road. Funeral procession to start at Mission Valley Costco parking lot. *Possible appearance by*** Ed Shultz*** if funds can be raised for his travel and lodging - contact Joan (858)[masked] if you can contribute funds toward Ed?s travel and lodging. Info: www.saveklsd.com , www.nonstopradio.com or Joan at (858)[masked] or [address removed]
Friday, October 12th, Noon Luncheon. The Catfish Club Presents: Bill Gephart and Sandy Alderson "How Things are Going in Iraq," a citizen's perspective.." At the San Diego Hall of Champions -- Balboa Park, 2131 Pan American Plaza. Luncheon Cost ? City Club & Catfish Club Members, $15; Non-Members, $25 Phone Reservations:[masked]-3580. Info: http://catfishclub.net/Events/CurrentEvents.html
Saturday, October 13th, noon to 3:00 pm. California Democratic Party Region 21, Regional Platform Hearings. Sponsored by the South Bay Democratic Club. In the Chula Vista Library's Conference Room, Civic Center Branch, 365 F Street, Chula Vista 91910 (619) 691-5069. Info: Steve at (619)[masked] or [address removed].
Saturday, October 13th, 1:00 pm. Lake San Marcos Democratic Club meeting. Ross Porter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State will discuss "Why Church-State separation is a vital talking point for Democrats - How the Christian Right has hijacked morality and what we need to do about it." At the Lakeside Pavilion at the Lake San Marcos Resort. Info: Betty Ball[masked]-1035.
Wednesday, October 17th 5:30-7:30 pm. Kickoff Fundraising Reception for Marti Emerald, Candidate for the San Diego City Council, District 7. With Co-Chairs Murray & Elaine Galinson. At the Home of Betty Byrnes, 4901 Yerba Santa Drive (In Alvarado Estates), San Diego 92115. Suggested minimum contribution $100. Contribute online at www.MartiForSanDiego.com. RSVP/info: (619)[masked]
Thursday, October 18th, 5:30 reception 6:30 dinner and program. Center for Policy Initiatives (San Diego's progressive non-profit think tank) 10th Anniversary Dinner. Keynote Speaker: Harold Meyerson, Editor of The American Prospect and Washington Post political columnist. Musical entertainment by Sue Palmer and her Motel Swing Quintet. Sit at the SDCDP table for $100 per ticket. RSVP to Ariana at [address removed] or[masked]
Thursday October 18th, 6:30 social, 7:00 pm program Black Mountain Democratic Club meeting. Demonstration of the updated www.blackmountaindemocrats.org Website, followed by the Bill Moyers DVD on Impeachment. At 10550 Caminito Flores (Mesa Village Rec Hall 1) 92126. Info: Penelope Andrade at[masked] or [address removed]
Fri/Sat/Sun, October 19/20/21. POLAR-PALOOZA, a weekend of events about climate change! During this "scientific road show" America?s top polar scientists and experts will address what is really happening at the poles and why it has consequences in San Diego and around the globe. Details at http://www.rhfleet.org/site/education/polar_palooza.cfm
Saturday, October 20th, 9:00 am-5:00 pm. The Malcolm X Library presents the WAGE Forum. Speakers include: Senator Dean Florex, Chair of CA Senate Select Committee on Title IX and Gender Discrimination, Trustee Shelia Jackson, SDUSD, District E, Diane Milutinovich, plaintiff (Milutinovich vs. CSU-Fresno); attorneys Ann Weils and Dan Siegel. In the community room of the Malcolm X Library, 5148 Market Street, San Diego 92114. Free and open to the public. Noon luncheon buffet $15, check payable to "WAGE" and mailed no later than October 15th to Pat Washington, PhD, Co-Chair, WAGE, 4537 Alamo Drive, San Diego 92115. After October 15th-including day of event the luncheon buffet will be $20.
October. 21, 3pm, "John Dean appearance" Which is hosted by the Eastlake/Bonita Democratic Club. He will be at the be at the Bonita Library, 4400 block of Bonita Road across the street from Von's ( I don't have an exact address could be 4473) "It is free", the only request is that if you have already purchased a book, do not bring it for him to sign. Books will be available and of course he will sign those.
Sunday, October 21st, 1:30 pm. SDCDP Central Area Meeting. To consider early incumbent endorsements for two races and discuss candidate questionnaire. At the Clairemont Mesa Service Center, 4731 Clairemont Drive off Lakehurst Street. Info: Eleanor at [address removed].
Sunday, October 21st, 2:00 pm (gather at 1:30 pm). "Get Involved In Local Government" - East County Democratic Club's candidate recruitment meeting. Many seats are either unfilled or unchallenged - find out what elected offices are available and the ones you are qualified to seek. At the Rancho San Diego Library, 11555 Via Rancho San Diego 92019. Info: (619)[masked] or http://www.ecdcweb.org.
"Had Enough!" rallies
? Del Mar: Sundays from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the corner of Del Mar Heights and El Camino Real ? Encinitas: Sundays from noon to 1:00 pm at the the corner of Encinitas Blvd. and Hwy 101 ? Hillcrest: Fridays from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at the corner of 6th and University ? La Mesa: Sundays from noon - 1:00 pm at the corner of El Cajon Blvd and Baltimore ? Poway: Sundays from noon - 1:00 pm at Pomerado Road and Twin Peaks Road ? Ramona: Sundays from noon to 1:00 pm at the corner of 10th and Main ? Vista: Sundays from noon - 1:00 pm at Vista Village Drive and Santa Fe (the big dirt lot)
IMPORTANT: San Diego DFA members : Please Check it out this website! FreeSpeechforPeople.org -SD DFA MEMBERS need to vote to give our SD DFA endorsement to FreeSpeechforPeople.org (created by David Swanson)!* at our next meetup: Wednesday, April 7th, 7-9pm, San Diego Democracy for America Meetup,at Giovanni's
***For a Full Calender of Events go to www.sddemocrats.org/events.asp ***
APRIL 2010 >Important Dates:
*1. Saturday, April 10, 6PM - 9PM, 30th Annual Eleanor & Franklin D. Roosevelt Dinner, at Holiday Inn on the Bay, Downtown San Diego. Call: 858-277-3367 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.sddemocrats.org
*2. Friday, April 16 - Sunday, April 18th. "2010 State Annual CDP Convention" Location: Los Angeles Convention Center. Website: www.cadem.org
*3. Sunday, April 25, 1pm-3pm. SDDWC presents Student Scholarship Fundraising Tea In Honor of President Emeritus, Verna King. Location:TBA