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A EVENT LIST FOR MARCH * APRIL * MAY * JUNE 2012 & Announcements

Carol C.
cchangus
Group Organizer
La Jolla, CA






ANNOUNCEMENTS & INFO
*GOOD NEWS: Judge denies PG&E's Motion to Strike Alliance expert testimony! Alliance Wins Round One in Case For $64 Million Seismic Studies at DIABLO CANYON! PG&E filed a motion to "strike" the testimony of the Alliance's witness, Dr. Douglas Hamilton, claiming it was "irrelevant" and outside the scope of the Commission's jurisdiction. The Alliance's attorney John Geesman made a brief and eloquent defense of our case and the judge agreed, DISMISSING PG&E's motion to strike. The case is ON and Judge Barnett set hearings for April 18-20 at the CPUC in San Francisco.
Read the transcripts: http://a4nr.org/?p=19...­ In Peac.e Rochelle Becker, Executive Director Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility web: www.a4nr.org ttending A4NR Alliance members at the CPUC on February 23 were….* Outreach Coordinator David Weisman, * Executive Director Rochelle Becker & Attorney John Geesman.











*More Good News: ***The Obama administration made a public commitment to veto any extension the Bush tax cuts for the richest 2%.


*Women Occupy San Diego - This is a great organization. Here is their Website: http://www.womenoccup...­


***Occupy San Diego - www.occupysandiego.org/
Occupysd mailing list Manage your subscription: http://lists.citizens...­


*** EVENTS ***


*MARCH 2012 ~









***SAT MAR 3 at 10:00-12:00PM THIS ELECTION YEAR: BECOME A GO TEAM PRECINCT LEADER! " Is your precinct covered by a party ambassador contacting voters to increase turnout? Come to a Grassroots Organization (GO) Team orientation and learn how to increase turnout in your own neighborhood for Democratic candidates. We'll provide all the materials needed to talk to voters 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, San Diego, CA 92111 Contact: (858) 277-3367 Website: www.my.barackobama.com/page/event/det­ail/gpzppv





***SATURDAY MAR 3 & SUNDAY MAR 4 at 9:00AM- 6:00PM UnitedGREEN w/ Robert F. Kennedy Jr. You are invited to the next symposium in our next symposium in our ongoing series of Forging a Sustainable Future at SDSU with Keynote Speaker Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Panelists & speakers include Rep. John Garamendi, Rep. Susan Davis, Rep. Bob Filner, Dr. Heather Honea, Capt. Marko Medved, Councilmember Marti Emerald, and representatives from NECA, Sierra Club, IBEW & many more. To attend at a discounted fee of only $35 go to website below and click "Get Tickets Now" & select the Students, Partners, Military, and Veterans $35 drop down. Where:SDSU, Room ENS280 Contact: Bob Hurley (619) 729-2283
Email: phurley@heartlandfdn.org­ Website:www.unitedgreen.org­

***SAT MAR 3 , from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., " Volunteer Appreciation and Campaign Kickoff ": You're Invited! Please join fellow Democrats and friends for a campaign event that's all about you! We're celebrating the volunteers who power our Party -- and highlighting ways to get involved in the three months before the Primary Election. We'll be launching the busy 2012 campaign season with snacks, beverages, and friends, and you'll get to meet many of the terrific local Democrats running for office this year. Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.c...­ so we'll know how many to expect. We look forward to seeing you there and working with you throughout the year! Where: The Courtyard outside SDCDP Democratic Headquarters (8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite 105, San Diego 92111). Info-Call: 858-277-6377 or go to: http://www.sddemocrat...­



***SAT MAR 3 at 3:30PM The City Club of San Diego Joins United Green in Presenting: ROBERT F. KENNEDY, JR. – Environmental Law Professor Speaking on: "Food, Energy & Water Sustainability" Where: San Diego State University, Arts & Letters – Building 201 (https://sunspot.sdsu....­) $35 Per Person Phone Reservations: 619-687-3580 To Register go to: http://www.cityclubof...­ Email: cityclubofsandiego@prodigy.net. Website: www.CityClubofSanDiego.com.


***SUN MARCH 4 at 4:00 - 6:00 p.m " MEET & GREET U.S. *52nd Congressional District Candidate LORI SALDANA*** " Please Join Us for a Meet and Greet Co-Hosted by Kimberley Beatty and Joan Little! Feel free to bring a friend or two to meet Lori. We look forward to seeing you. *Lori Saldana is challenging Brian Bilbray for his seat in Congress. . (A lot of areas in the old 50th are now in the 52nd.) The new 52nd District map runs as far south as Coronado, includes La Jolla, UTC, Mira Mesa, Poway, RB, Rancho PQ, 4S Ranch, Del Sur and even a part of Escondido among other areas.

RSVP


by responding to Joan Little at this e-mail address

: joanlit@gmail.com
or calling 858-335-4878 or

by responding to this Evite link: http://new.evite.com/...­

(Note: ***Be sure to check out your new electing districts by inputting your address into this link on the San Diego County Registrar of Voters web site: http://www2.sdcounty....­ ***You can learn more about Lori by visiting her campaign web site at http://lori4congress....­
*** Map of the new 52nd District on this page: http://lori4congress....­ )




***MON MAR 5 at &-9PM DR. BARBARA F. WALTER TO SPEAK on SYRIA, The MIDDLE EAST & THE REPRUUSSIONS",You are invited to a presentation on Syria, the Middle East, and the Repercussions delivered by Dr. Barbara F. Walter who is a Professor of International Relations and Pacific Studies and Affiliated Faculty of Political Science. WHERE: The event will take place in Room RBC3201 at the School of International Relations & Pacific Studies at UCSD. Parking near IR/PS Parking fee: $3.00 from the machines in the parking lot. There will be signage to Room RBC3201 and students will be on hand to guide you. RSVP: info@voicesofwomen.org by March 3. phone: 858-642-6770 web: http://www.voicesofwo...­


***WED MAR 7 at 7-9PM, "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" Our Speaker is JEENI CRESCINZO, from "AMIKAS ". JEENI CRESCINZO will speak about the women veterans house called "Amikas" and its success so far -- it is a very POSITIVE message and involves servicemembers, PTSD, healing, homelessness, and solutions. Jeeni, a former Congressional candidate who took on Darrell Issa, and worked on the 2004 and 2008 Kucinich Presidential campaigns, speaks on "PTSD, MST, No Jobs, No Affordable Housing, No Safety Nets - Helping our Veteran Families through a Convergence of Catastrophes." http://amikas.org...­ Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Email: cchangus@san.rr.com­ Phone: (858) 459-7044 Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23­





***FRI MARCH 9, 2012 "2012 International Women's Day Summit"***

***SAT MAR 10 at 5-9PM, 11th Annual " SAN DIEGO WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME Induction CEREMONY & DINNER 2012 " Inductees: 2012 Spirit is INGRID CROCE, ANNE HOIBERG, BARBARA BRY, LYNN SHENCK, MAKEDL CHEATOM * EMCEE is LESLIE LOPEZ, KUSI TV, Hosted by the Women's Museum of California , San Diego County Commission on the Status of Women, UC San Diego Women's Center - SDSU Women's Studies Department/ Where: McMillian Event Center , LIBERTY STATION, POINT LOMA< 2875 Dewey Road, San Diego, CA 92106 Reservations Required by March 1, CALL 619-233-7963. www.womenshallfamesd.org General Admission- $75.00 Senior -$65. Student $45.



***SUN MARCH 11 at 1:00PM to 3:00PM ***FUKUSKIMA 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY RALLY at SAN ONOFRE *** Join COPS for a Peaceful Protest/Rally at San Onofre. Take I-5 to Basilone Rd, South 2miles for drop off and Park at San Onofre State Beach 1/2 mile S of plant for $15/day. Email to reserve seat on bus from San Diego Civic Center at $10. Location: Near south gate on Basilone R. Contact: (619) 820-5321 Email: marciapatt@cox.net Website: www.citizensoversite.org




***SUN MAR 11 at 3:00 - 6:00 p.m . Please Join Us for *** WINE, CHEESE & SMALL EATS & CONVERSATION with ***City of San Diego Mayoral Candidate BOB FILNER*** Please Join & Meet BOB FILNER at this Wine & Cheese Party hosted by Joan Little and Kimberley Beatty. Feel free to bring a friend or two to meet Bob. We look forward to seeing you. Please RSVP by responding to this e-mail address: joanlit@gmail.com or calling Joan at 858-486-5359. *** WHERE: Joan & David Little Residence, 11986 Alpine Terrace, San Diego, CA 92128 You may learn more about Bob's campaign by visiting his web site at: http://www.bobfilner....­



***MON MAR 12 at 7-9PM MESA DEMOCRATIC CLUB in Clairemont . PETER MARTO, Retired Nuclear Engineer, will make his presentation on "Nuclear Power Safety & Risks Considerations" And , he will update with the latest news from the nuclear field both internationally and here in the U.S. Where: San Diego County Democratic Party Office (SDCDP Headquarters), 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Ste.105, San Diego, 92111 (At the stoplight on Industrial Park Driveway & Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Turn right onto Industrial Park Driveway and drive down to Bldg #8340 and Suite#105.) Contact: (858) 361-1735 Email: president@mesa.sddem.org Website: www.mesa.sddem.org









***TUES MAR 13 at 6:00-8:00pm Join me at a WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION in support of DAVE ROBERTS For County Supervisor " For the first time in 20 years we will be electing a new San Diego County Supervisor to oversee the $5 billion budget and 15,000 employees who impact everything from libraries and schools to public safety, transportation, land use, and much more. Suggested guest contribution: $100 Maximum allowable contribution: $500. Where: At the home of LYNN & FRED MUTO in Fairbanks Ranch RSVP's are required in order to add your name to the guest list at the security gate. Address will be given with RSVP at https://www.completec...­








***THURSDAY thru SATURDAY* MAR 15 thru 17 * "Citizens for Global Solutions 2012 Annual Conference" in Washington D.C. At the Citizens for Global Solutions 2012 Annual Conference you will be able to join us for three exciting days while we reflect on the inspiring social and political changes of the past year and look towards the way individuals can and already are taking power into their own hands. You will learn to successfully use your political voice at our lobby and messaging trainings, be inspired by international individuals who are changing their countries at this very moment, and spend a day inside the most powerful house in America: the White House! This Year's Conference - Will Include: Special Briefing and Exclusive Tour at the White House Lobbying on Capitol Hill with Fellow Activists Advocacy Skills Trainings from Issue Experts Space is limited and the White House activities WILL FILL UP, so register today for as low as $25! *** Schedule: Thursday - Lobby & Training Day (212 East Capitol Street; Washington DC) Friday - White House Briefing (17th & State Street NW; Washington DC) Saturday - Committees & Annual Meeting (1781 Church Street NW; Washington DC) ...more details to follow. To register go to this Website: http://globalsolution...­




***SUN MAR 18 at 1:00-3:00pm You are invited to ANTIPASTI & VINI by the Sea ~ in support of DAVE ROBERTS For County Supervisor "For the first time in 20 years we will be electing a new San Diego County Supervisor to oversee the $5 billion budget and 15,000 employees who impact everything from libraries and schools to public safety, transportation, land use, and much more. You are invited and Hosted by ~ Encinitas City Council Member Teresa Barth & Don Barth And Our Host Committee Francine Busby ~ Claire & Tom McGreal ~ Nan Sterman & Curt Wittenburg Lisa Shaffer ~ Ian Thompson Suggested contributions: Guest: $50 ~ Supporter: $100 TO RSVP go to https://www.completec...­ Where: At Trattoria Positano, 2171 San Elijo Ave., Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA 92007


APRIL 2012 ~



***SAT APRIL at 10:00AM - 12:00PM " THIS ELECTION YEAR: BECOME A GO TEAM PRECINCT LEADER! " Is your precinct covered by a party ambassador contacting voters to increase turnout? Come to a Grassroots Organization (GO) Team orientation and learn how to increase turnout in your own neighborhood for Democratic candidates. We'll provide all the materials needed to talk to voters 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, San Diego, CA 92111 Contact: (858) 277-3367 Website: www.my.barackobama.com/page/event/det­ail/gpzppv




*** SAT APRIL 14 at 6:00 to 9:00PM " Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt Dinner " "Save the date! More info to Follow Where: Holiday Inn on the Bay, 1355 North Harbor Dr., San Diego 92101 Contact: (858) 277-3367 Email: info@sddemocrats.





***THUR APRIL 26 at 7:00-8:30PM "DNC Caucus Meeting " Details, location and exact time TBD. Location: TBD Contact: (858) 277-3367 Email: info@sddemocrats.org Website: www.sddemocrats.org





***SUN APRIL 29 at 7:00-8:30PM "DNC Caucus Meeting " Details, location and exact time TBD. Location: TBD Contact: (858) 277-3367 Email: info@sddemocrats.org Website: www.sddemocrats.org





MAY 2012 ~




***WED MAY 2 at 7-9PM, "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" Speaker: TBA Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Email:cchangus@san.rr.com Phone: (858) 459-7044 Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23



***SAT MAY 7 at 10:00AM - 12:00PM " THIS ELECTION YEAR: BECOME A GO TEAM PRECINCT LEADER! " Is your precinct covered by a party ambassador contacting voters to increase turnout? Come to a Grassroots Organization (GO) Team orientation and learn how to increase turnout in your own neighborhood for Democratic candidates. We'll provide all the materials needed to talk to voters 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, San Diego, CA 92111 Contact:(858) 277-3367 Website: www.my.barackobama.com/page/event/det­ail/gpzppv


JUNE 2012 ~

***IMPORTANT *** TUESDAY JUNE 5, 2012 is CALIFORNIA PRIMARY ELECTION Date *** TUESDAY JUNE 5, 2012

*** TUESDAY JUNE 5, 2012 is CALIFORNIA PRIMARY ELECTION Date ***TUESDAY JUNE 5, 2012


***THUR thru SUN * JUNE 7 thru 10, 2012 NETROOTS * NATION 2012 CONVENTION -in PROVIDENCE, R.I. at 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time Zone. Where: Rhode Island Convention Center, One Sabin Street Providence, Rhode Island, 02903 401-458-6000 . Get Driving Directions Planner Netroots Nation by Follow Us: Find Us on Facebook. Contact Us - Email: registration@netrootsnation.org or Snail Mail: Netroots Nation 60 29th Street #664 San Francisco, CA 94110 Register Now! or email Raven Brooks, Netroots Nation - https://www.cvent.com...­































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