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EVENTS May June ... ***WED MAY 9 at 12:30PM " 99% Spring Bank Protest " San Diego City Hall, 202 C Street Downtown***WED MAY 9 at 1:30PM "PROPERTY VALUE PROTECTION ORDINANCE" Where: City Hall, 202 C Street Downtown ***SAT MAY 12 at 12:30 to 2:30PM Join

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***WED MAY 9 at 12:30PM " 99% Spring Bank Protest " San Diego City Hall, 202 C Street,92101 Let's keep the momentum going! Please sign up for this gathering right away! Message from your host, Joan S.: It's time the city of San Diego cut its ties with the Bank of America which pays no taxes and fraudulently foreclosed on homes here and across the nation. Let's demand that the city move OUR money out of B of A and into community banks or credit unions.  Register:   or then find your specific event. ____________________________________________________________________
***WED MAY 9 at  1:30PM "PROPERTY VALUE PROTECTION ORDINANCE" A recent poll of San Diegans shows overwhelming support for the Property Value Protection Ordinance and we’ll be releasing this exciting news at a press conference on May 9th. Property Value Protection Ordinance would: create a registry of homes in foreclosure to track banks that own foreclosed homes and fine banks up to a $1000 a day, if they fail to maintain foreclosed homes up to code After the press conference, we’ll head up to the Land Use & Housing hearing to make a brief statement reminding Council Members that this is a serious issue for the community and we want solutions. We look forward to having you join us this Wednesday! If you can't join us, please click here:  <"to send a message to councilmembers".   Thank you, Normita Rodriguez Please RSVP by replying to this email:  [address removed] Center on Policy Initiatives | RSVP: email:   [address removed] Telephone: (619)[masked]    Where: City Hall, 202 C Street [3 hour free validated parking in Horton Plaza) ________________________________________________________________________________ ***THUR MAY 10 at 6:00PM  "CALIFORNIA'S CLEAN ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES & OBSTACLES " Please join the UCS in discussing how California can move forward on clean energy and how scientists and citizens can get involved. ADRIEENE ALVORD, California and western states director for UCS, will lead the discussion. She is working to ensure we transition to a clean energy economy that promotes equitable economic growth and improves public health in western states. Where: UCSD: Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior, Large Lecture Hall (formerly named the Center for Molecular Genetics), University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093 There is still time to RSVP for the presentation on the future of California's unique energy and oil landscape!  RSVP go to hosted by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Websites: [address removed] Telephone:[masked] _______________________________________________________________________ ***WED SAT MAY 12 at 12:30 to 2:30PM "SAN DIEGO COUNTY KICK-OFF CLEAN ELECTIONS CAMPAIGN for AB1648 the CALIFORNIA DISCLOSE ACT " Please Join Congressmember BOB FILNER, Assemblymember MARTY BLOCK, Assemblymember NATHAN FLETCHER, San Diego City Council Member MARTI EMERALD, California Clean Money Campaign President TRENT LANGE, and others so you can help change the Big Money game. All of us who have been working for CLEAN ELECTIONS for years are now working to CONVINCE Assembly members and State Senate members in Sacramento to pass the California Disclose Act that will make campaign ads more truthful and disclose who is actually paying for ads opposing or supporting initiatives and candidates.   We are trying to make this a BIPARTISAN so invite ANYONE  interested in "TRUTH IN ADVERTISING " in California Campaigns. Jeanne Brown, Co-President League of Women Voters San Diego WHERE: 2596 Violet St. Azalea Park Recreation Center ( City Heights) San Diego, CA 92105   RSVP go to:    PLEASE RSVP: ______________________________________________________________
***SUN MAY 13  CycloFemme, the International Day of Women’s Bicycling
(May 13)sites: Participate in one or more National Bike Month events. A list of community rides can be found at the League of American Bicyclists, and here are some key national events: [address removed] _________________________________________________________
***MON MAY 14 at 7:00-9:00PM " MESA DEMOCRATIC CLUB*(Clairemont)Meeting " Our Speaker is *ANNE HOIBERG* , League of Women Voters of San Diego, to speak about June ballot and Propositions! - Where: San Diego County Democratic Party Office, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, Suite 105, San Diego, CA 92111  (Our office is in a complex on Clairemont Mesa Boulevard just west of Highway163)   MDC Website: ______________________________________________________________________________


*** MON MAY 14 at 6:00 "CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS -  The ONE  & ONLY EVENING BUDGET HEARING " It will take place at Council Chambers. ... Here’s your chance to be heard on what YOU want to see in the City Budget! The Community Budget Alliance requested that the City hold an evening hearing so that working people can attend. This is our chance to demand a City budget that is fair and equitable to ALL neighborhoods.  The Community Budget Alliance was formed earlier this year by community groups, faith-based groups, labor groups, and environmental groups with the purpose to advocate for a fair and equitable budget. The Alliance is spreading the word about this public hearing to ensure that diverse community voices are heard throughout the process.  s. Let?s pack the house, and make them listen! For More information, please contact Trinh Le at  CPI - Center on Policy Initiatives,[masked] or [address removed]

***LUNES 14 DE MAYO, 2012 at ^'))PM  JUNTA de Noche sobre el Presupuesto  ¡Aquí está su oportunidad de decir lo que usted quiere ver en el Presupuesto de la ciudad!   Lunes, 14 de mayo,[masked]:00 PM  Concilio de la Ciudad  202 C Street, 12o Piso  San Diego, CA 92101 Estacionamiento Recomendado:  3-horas de estacionamiento gratis en Horton Plaza. Asegúrese de validar el estacionamiento cuando llegue  El Concilio de la Ciudad de San Diego solamente tendrá una junta de noche este año. Es nuestra oportunidad de exigir un presupuesto municipal justo y equitativo para TODOS los barrios. La Alianza para el Presupuesto Comunitario pidió que la ciudad tuviera una  audiencia de noche para que la gente que trabaja pudiera asistir.  LLENAMOS EL ESPACIO, Y HAGAMOS QUE NOS ESCUCHEN.  La Alianza para el Presupuesto Comunitario se formó este año entre grupos comunitarios, de fe, grupos laborales y grupos del medio ambiente con el propósito de abogar por un presupuesto justo y equitativo.  La Alianza está corriendo la voz sobre esta audiencia pública para asegurar que durante todo el proceso se escuchen diversas voces de la comunidad. Para más información, ponerse en contacto con Norma Rodríguez:[masked] ext 62  [address removed].

_______________________________________________________________________ ***MON  MAY 14 -18 National Bike to Work Week (May 14-18) MON thru FRI Par ticipate in one or more National Bike Month events. A list of community rides can be found at the League of American Bicyclists and here are some key national events: [address removed]



***TUES MAY  15 at 12:30 LUNCHEON with The City Club of San Diego  presents "BRET STEPHENS  of
"The Future of Capitalism". Given that WSJ is one of the world's most influential newspapers, we look forward to Mr. Stephens' insights as to the state of our economy and our politics. And, if that doesn't move you to RSVP now, we need to have a talk.  The  cost for the luncheon and program is $25 for members and LJCDS parents, $35 to non-members. Event Sponsor : " STANDWITHUS SAN DIEGO " Reservations:[masked], or, [address removed]. Details on Bret Stephens are at ______________________________________________________________________ ***TUES MAY 15  at  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM  "Monthly SD County Central Committtee Meeting" All Members of our Central Committee are encouraged to attend this important meeting. Where: Sheet Metal Workers International Association Hall, 4594 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, 92120 Contact:(858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website:


***TUESDAY MAY 22 at 5:00PM VIP RECEPTION/6:00PM  FRIEND CELEBRATION HOUR  with " HOWARD DEAN IS COMING TO SAN DIEGO TO SUPPORT LORI SALDANA!" Where: Athens Market Taverna, 109 West F. Street, San Diego, CA 92101 Donations: From $100.00 to  $1000.00+  RSVP Online at:   Phone:[masked]

***TUESDAY MAY 22 at Howard Dean to Host Fundraiser for Lori Saldaña " We’re excited to announce 2004 presidential candidate and former head of the Democratic National Committee, Gov. Howard Dean, will be in San Diego on May 22nd to host a fundraiser for Lori Saldaña. Lori was named one of the Dean Dozen during her successful 2004 campaign for the California Assembly. The Dean Dozen were a group of 12 progressive Democratic candidates endorsed by Dean’s Democracy for America organization, which also included Barack Obama in his successful 2004 bid for the U.S. Senate seat in Illinois. To RSVP, call (858)[masked] or e-mail [address removed]. You can also purchase tickets for the event at Act Blue. More information on the event and reception is available at this Howard Dean Event Flyer. Lori is the in the front-runner in the race to unseat Brian Bilbray in the redrawn 52nd Congressional District!



*** WED MAY 23 VOICES FOR WOMEN Join Us "Cesar Chavez Clubs " In these turbulent global times, the more information we gather from reliable sources the greater our understanding. Part of VOW's mission is to "expand knowledge of global issues through its educational programs." We hope you will join us on our journey. It is your journey too. And the paths shared by open-minded people are the paths to peace. Where: East African Community & Cultural  Center, 4061 Fairmount Avenue, SD 92105 ( Fairount & University Avenue) ALSO: "July An African Journey VOW, please visit Email: [address removed] TIME & Details: TBA





***WED JUNE 6 at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" - Speakers: 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.)



***TUES JUNE 7 at 12:00 LUNCHEON - The City Club of San Diego  presents "PHILIP K. HOWARD" Author of  "The Death of Common Sense: How Law is Suffocating America is drowning: in law, legality, bureaucratic process". Abandoning our common sense and individual sense of responsibility, we live in terror of the law, in awe of procedure, at war with one anothe r. GOOD COMMON SENSE: The cost for the luncheon and program is $25 for members and LJCDS parents, $35 to non-members. Reservations:[masked], or, [address removed]. Details are at WHERE:  La Jolla Country Day School (in the community room).


***  THUR JUNE 7 - MON  JUNE 10 * THURSDAY THRU SUNDAY ***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,[masked] . Get Driving Directions Planner Netroots Nation by Follow Us: Find Us on Facebook.  Email: [address removed] Snail Mail: Netroots Nation 60 29th Street #664 San Francisco, CA 94110 Register Now! or email Raven Brooks, Netroots Nation -



***FRI JUNE 15 at  6:30 to 9:30PM " 5TH ANNUAL* WINE * CHEESE  & *CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL " Entertainment by: Sue Palmer “San Diego’s Queen of Boogie Woogie” for Music to Dance by Under the Stars. PURCHASE TICKETS By Calling (619)[masked] or online at: Where:Spanish Village Patio in Balboa Park, Spanish Village Art Center, 1770 Village Place, San Diego, CA 92101.  We are located in Balboa Park between the San Diego Zoo and the Natural History Museum  INFO: WOMEN'S HISTORY MUSEUM website: Call: (619)[masked]  Email: [address removed]. /



***SAT JUNE 30 at  8:00AM -4:00PM " CDC Leadership Training (Lake San Marcos)" This full day of training will include of a variety of political workshops intended for club/party leaders and activists who want to advance their leaedership roles in the Democratic Party. Participants will have the option to enroll in our new ACT (Activist Training Certification) Program, which is designed to provide a network of certified activists for progressive campaigns, candidates and the Democratic Party. Where: Lake San Marcos Pavilion, 1025 La Bonita Dr., 92078 Contact: (858)[masked] Website: Email:[address removed] _________________________________________________________________ SEPT ~ 2012 ***SEPTEMBER *** VOICES FOR WOMEN present " Youth-focused Theatrical Event about Peace" TIME & Details: TBA VOW, please visit or INFO: please phone:[masked] E-mail:[address removed] _____________________________________________________________ OCT - 2012 ***WED OCT 18  *** VOICES FOR WOMEN present " 4th Annual Beyond Borders Benefit " TIME & Details: TBA TBD VOW, please visit E-mail:[address removed] ____________________________________________________________ ANNOUNCEMENTS________________________________________


***Pat Washington for the 79th Assembly   Yard Signs!  Yard Signs are going to help us deliver our message throughout the district as the campaign goes into full swing. We're ordering the signs, but before we can mail the check we need your help. Each sign costs $2.25, and we need at least 10,000 signs to cover the district.     Help us buy 10 signs with a contribution of $22.50, 50 signs for $112.50, or buy 100 yard signs by giving $225 today.   Donate online at We are looking for more volunteers to help us get our message to voters in the 79th Assembly District.  Let us know how you can help today. Please sign in to my website: Or, call (619) 286-9966. You can also email. [address removed]. These are hours for phonebanking and precinct walking. People can help all or part of these hours.  Please join us as your schedule permits.

*** Lori Saldaña for Congress*** MoveOn members in California's new 52nd District voted overwhelmingly to endorse Lori Saldaña in the primary for the U.S. House. And encourage others in the District to vote for Lori, too! *** ________________________________________________________________________ ***All Our Endorsed and Recommended Candidates need help!!!  ******************* *  Pat Washington for 79th Assembly District:  Campaign Central[masked]th Street, San Diego, CA   Phone:[masked]-9440.    Website: [address removed] Facebook:


* Bob Filner for SD Mayor 2012:  Campaign Office:[masked]th Avenue,  San Diego, CA 92101  Phone: (619)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: _______________________________________________________________________________

* Lori Saldana for Congress #52 District:  Campaign Office:  4310 Genesee Ave #109- San Diego, CA 92117.   Phone: [masked]   Website:


* Sherri Lightner for SD City Council District #1:  Campaign Office: 8340 Clairemont Mesa Dr, Suite #107 San Diego, CA 92111  Phone # is[masked]   Website:

______________________________________________________________________ * *Marti Emerald for SD City Council District #9: Go to Marti's Website to Volunteer at  Website:


* John l. Brooks, II for U.S. Congresssional District #51 -  Phone:[masked]  Website: Facebook:


* RJ Hernandez , CA State Assembly District #77 - Phone:[masked]  Internet: ________________________________________________________________________________

* George Schaefer for San Diego County Superior Court Judge Seat #25  in 2012  -  Phone:[masked]  website: Facebook: George Schaefer for Judge 2012.  Twitter: twitter@GeorgeForJudge .............---------------------------------------------------------------


* John Lee Evans for San Diego Unified School Board, District A  -  Contact Evans for School Board 2012 by emailing: [address removed] website: To volunteer for Evans for School Board 2012 please contact Carol Hunter, Campaign Manger of Evans for School Board 2012 at [address removed] ..............


*Richard Barrera for San Diego Unified School Board, District # D -


* Mat Kostrinsky San Diego City Council Seat #7   - Phone: (619)[masked] website: ...........

_______________________________________________________ Candidates Recommended:


* Marne Foster for San Diego Unified School Board District #E * Gregg Robinson for San Diego County Board of Education, District # 1

* Lyn Neylon for San Diego County Board of Education, District #2

* Terri Roberts for San Diego County Superior Court Judge Seat #24  in 2012



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