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AUG * SEPT* OCT * NOV* 2012 EVENT LISTINGS & Announcements *VOTE for ROBERT AMADOR for SUPERIOR COUT JUDGE ~ Office #25 ! * VOTE "NO on 32" - Prop 32 is a deceptive measure that would NOT allow Union Dues to be used for Political Campaigns !

From: Carol C.
Sent on: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 8:01 PM
ANNOUNCEMENTS *IMPORTANT* Recommenation for Judge by our friend Juege Bob Longstreth  ~ ROBERT AMADOR FOR SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE  ~   Office 25  ~ He has been a Deputy District Attorney almost 30 years, with over 100 jury trials including death penalty cases.  He has held various supervisory positions in the D.A.'s office and has received too many awards to list.  He has been married for over 34 years and he and Nancy have raised four children, two of which were his foster children (and one of which has tried cases in front of me.)  Judge Robert Longstreth have known Bob since he coached Daniel in Tecolote Pony League about 10 years ago.   Bob has received the highest rating from the County Bar:  Well Qualified. His opponent, who has run unsuccessfully before, was again found to be Lacking Qualifications. Bob is endorsed by over 90 Superior Court judges, as well as Mayor Sanders, Sheriff Gore, District Attorney Dumanis and Public Defender Coker, City Attorney Goldsmith, and many other elected officials and civic leaders from both sides of the  aisle. If you would like more information about Bob, or if you cannot attend but would like to contribute to his campaign or endorse him, please go to his website at amadorforjudge.com


***GEEZ! We need to make sure that Judge Kreep does not have company. Bob's opponent is just about as extreme, as well as unqualified.  This one matters!  Carol Changus, San Diego DFA, Organizer!!! ***
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*JESS DURFEE HAS BEEN RE-ELECTED TO THE DNC!!!* A huge THANK YOU to each of you for your help on my successful reelection campaign. In case you're curious. I tied for fifth with 200 votes (72.2%). There were 19 positions up for election. Speaker Perez came in first with 229 votes and the 19th elected person had 152 votes. I was safely in the top tier of the winners. There were a total of 81 candidates. Eighteen of the 19 incumbents ran and were reelected. Big hugs, Jess

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*** Important Recommendation *** "VOTE  "NO on 32"  Prop 32 is a deceptive measure that would not allow Union Dues to be used for political campaigns! Event below: *** FRI AUG 17 @ 8:00AM ***A Better San Diego's "NO on 32" - Take Action to Stop Prop 32 in San Diego -
____________________________ * [address removed] If you or someone you know would like to contribute, let us know at [address removed].  The YouTube link is: bit.ly/Lo164H If you tweet it, please include the hashtag: #burnRomneyburn Brian Bilbray's bill to let corporations bring in money from the Cayman islands TAX FREE! The YouTube link is bit.ly/LTUjta for Tweeting or sharing via email. Please add the hashtag #BilbrayTax when you tweet it. You can see all of our videos and a couple from others that we like at our YouTube channel at: youtube.com/user/muchbetterchoices

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*The San Diego Democratic Women's Club will hold its next regular meeting in September. We will determine at that time what race(s), to support as the Club's priority race(s) for the November election. Please have a great summer! Contact us at [address removed] or call (619)[masked] for more information or questions.Candidates seeking campaign support for the November election should contact Political Action Chair, Bea Fernandez in mid-August or early Sept.


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*******AUGUST ~ 2012********


***THUR AUG 16  from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. * PHONE BANK for BOB FILNER * San Diego's mayoral election is drawing national attention. It's going to be close. And, Our Democratic candidate, Bob Filner, needs your help to cross the finish line to victory in November. Please join us for a phone bank for Bob Tomorrow!  *Where: San Diego Democratic Headquarters (8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Suite 105) We need volunteers like you to reach out to fellow San Diegans and make sure they'll be voting our way in this very important election.  If you can help out for a couple of hours, please RSVP by replying to this email or calling our office at (858) 277-3367. Early voting starts in less than two months. There will be other opportunities to volunteer in the near future, but I'm sure you'll agree that we need to start moving right away. I hope to see you soon!    Truly,   Meg Mandy Polticial Director San Diego County Democratic Party

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***THURS AUG 16 at  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm   " SEJ 2012 GRADUATION * DINNER * DANCE * Join the Students for Economic Justice on a summer night as we celebrate their hard work and their preparedness to ignite the future for a more positive San Diego.  Dinner starts at 6 pm. There will then be a short graduation program followed by a dance. All are welcomed to attend. Suggested Donation: $20  Click here to RSVP or make a donation online: https://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1388/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=75676 .  Learn more about SEJ and the 2012 interns.  WHERE: Laborers Local 89, 4161 Home Ave., San Diego, CA 92105 CONTACT: Sandra Moore to RSVP at[masked] x.21 or [address removed]

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*** FRI AUG 17 @ 8:00AM ***A Better San Diego's "NO on 32" - Take Action to Stop Prop 32 in San Diego - Prop 32 is a deceptive measure that claims to be about “campaign finance reform,” but in reality, the measure would give corporate special interests even more power and influence in Sacramento, while completely silencing the voices on working families.  To defeat this deceptive measure, we must start educating voters right away. Please come to A Better San Diego’s “No on 32” breakfast, and find out what you can do to help defeat this measure.  This November, California will vote on the deceptive Prop 32. It claims to be campaign finance reform, but really it carves out special exemptions for corporations and billionaires to be the only one left spending on politics.  We have to start early to educate voters before it's too late. Join us at A Better San Diego's next breakfast forum to discuss Proposition 32 and how to stop it.  Breakfast is provided for a suggested donation of $5  Please RSVP to [address removed] The breakfast will begin at 8am at   *Where: UFCW local 135 (2001 Camino Del Rio South in San Diego.

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*** SAT AUG 18 at 5:00PM "San Diego Dinner: A Rockin' Black Tie Affair " Producer HRC Venue Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. Join us for the *First Human Rights Campaign San Diego Dinner *. A Black Tie Rockin' Affair - an evening filled with inspiration, food and fun. Dress: Black Tie - Formal & Festive - Info & RSVP at :https://www.boxoffice...

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*** MON AUG 20 at 5pm- 7pm  " BOB AMADOR for SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE  FUNDRAISER!* Please attend this event to endorse &  support ROBERT AMADOR for SUPERIOR COUT JUDGE! Heavy Hors d'oeuves, No Hosr Cocktails. SD DFA & PDA metro members remember all those great Judges we helped to elected in 2008? Well, one of them Judge Bob Longstreth has an important request... Friends:   There is one judicial race this year yet to be decided and  I am once again asking for your help, this time in supporting Bob Amador for San Diego Superior Court Judge.  Attached is an invitation to meet him and many of my colleagues next Monday August 20 from 5-7 at Athens Market near the downtown courthouse.    For those of you who don't know Bob, let me give you a brief synopsis of his background.  He has been a Deputy District Attorney almost 30 years, with over 100 jury trials including death penalty cases.  He has held various supervisory positions in the D.A.'s office and has received too many awards to list.  He has been married for over 34 years and he and Nancy have raised four children, two of which were his foster children (and one of which has tried cases in front of me.)  I have known Bob since he coached Daniel in Tecolote Pony League about 10 years ago.   Bob has received the highest rating from the County Bar:  Well Qualified. His opponent, who has run unsuccessfully before, was again found to be Lacking Qualifications.  Bob is endorsed by over 90 Superior Court judges, as well as Mayor Sanders, Sheriff Gore, District Attorney Dumanis and Public Defender Coker, City Attorney Goldsmith, and many other elected officials and civic leaders from both sides of the  aisle.   If you would like more information about Bob, or if you cannot attend but would like to contribute to his campaign or endorse him, please go to his website at amadorforjudge.com    Thank you and I hope to see you at Athens Market on Aug. 20.  Hon. Robert Longstreth   RSVP Nancy Amador (619)[masked] or email: [address removed] Campaign Contributions should be payable to: Amador for Judge 2012  Website: www.amadorforjudge.com Where: Athens Market, 109 W. "F" St., SD 92101

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***TUES AUG 21 at 6:45-8:15 pm "SanDiego350.org Monthly Meeting" Join us for our next monthly meeting of SanDiego350.org for updates and discussion on projects and actions. Climate change is real. It’s happening now. Together, we can stabilize our climate and move to a clean energy future. Get involved today: [address removed]. This is a great way to meet other climate activists and get involved! *Where: St. Paul's Cathedral,[masked]th Ave, (Fireside Room on the third floor), San Diego, CA 92103 Website: http://sandiego350.org/

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***TUES AUG 21 at : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee 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: www.sddemocrats.org

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***WED AUG 22 at 2 10:15am - 12:15pm " HELP REGISTER VOTERS at the NATURALIZATION CEREMONY - CIVIC CENTER PLAZA - DOWNTOWN ! " Volunteers are needed to register voters at the following events. Please RSVP if you will be able to attend and specify which event. We'll bring the supplies and train new volunteers. All you need to do is show up. Thank you for your continued support. *Where: Near 5th Ave and Robinson Street Parking can be a challenge, public transportation is encouraged , RSVP Greg's email: [address removed]  * Where: CIVIC CENTER PLAZA ,3rd Ave and B Street, In Plaza near Civic Theatre. Free parking is available for 3 hours if you arrive after 9:30am at Horton Plaza (2 blocks away) Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.sddemocrats.org

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***WED AUG 22 Women Luncheon with Speakers SANDRA BROWER & ROBYNNE FRENC Attorney Sandra Brower specializes in environmental law and all aspects of real estate litigation. The San Diego French American Chamber of Commerce, The Women's International Center and the Women's Museum invite you to participate in a collaborative networking event Spotlight on Women Luncheon. Guest Performer: Child prodigy Robynne French, a MANDATE Records recording artist. Registration fee includes three course lunch: $25. Call[masked] to reserve your seat.  Where: Athens Market Taverna,  109 West F Street, San Diego, 92101 Website:  www.womensmuseumca.org Phone: (619)[masked] Fax: (619)[masked] • email: [address removed]

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***THUR AUG 23 at 6PM " "EAST Meets WEST" GALA DINNER & Virtual Tour of Asia and the Pacific to benefit the Foundation for Change. It's exciting to be on the EAST Meets WEST Gala Honorary Host Committee with DR. AURORA CUDA for this beautiful event. The Gala will at the Jacob's Center and tickets are $50.00 per seat (tables are $500 each). We have a fantastic program planned. Please call or email me asap for tickets. I will deliver tickets to you or you can pay online at www.foundation4change.org. Do get your tickets today. Email: [address removed] Call: [masked]-9440.  *Where: Jacob's Center, 404 Euclid Avenue, SD 92114

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***THUR AUG 23 - CPUC postpones SONGS OII (again) now Aug 23rd

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***FRI AUG 24 at 5:30PM  City Club of San Diego presents " WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION & PROGRAM " This opportunity arose because Patti's son-in-law, STEVE McMAHON, who is one of the nation's leading political consultants and MSNBC analysts, is here for a visit. The chance to hear Steve on political matters on Labor Day eve, when the race for the White House to SD City Hall is seriously upon us, was too good to miss. Yes, Steve's perspective will be through the Democratic Party prism, but having watched him on MSNBC, opposite his Republican colleague, I know he strives for some balance, at least in comparison to others. * Where: PATTI ALKSNE'S La Jolla Home - Address provided upon RSVP.   Members pay $20 and non-members pay $25.  T  Reservations may be made at [masked], or online at: www.cityclubofsandiego.com/city_club_register.asp. Event details, www.CityClubofSanDiego.com

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*** FRI AUG 24 at TIME? The Centro Cultural de la Raza & Af3irm will be presenting the film "MAQUILAPOLIS,[city of factories] ~ by VICKY FUNARI & SERGIO De La TORRE " The filmmakers brought together factory workers in Tijuana and community As a Continued Effort AGAINST Free Trade Agreements, Af3irm San Diego in collaboration with The Centro Cultural de la Raza. Following the film is a panel discussion with local groups on how to continue the efforts against Free Trade Agreements (old and new) in our bordering communities. Maquilapolis Centro Cultural de la Raza Balboa Park, San Diego http://www.centroculturaldelaraza.org/ "To create MAQUILAPOLIS, the filmmakers brought together factory workers in Tijuana and community organizations in Mexico and the U.S. to collaborate on a film that depicts globalization through the eyes of the women who live on its leading edge. The factory workers who appear in the film have been involved in every stage of production, from planning to shooting, from scripting to outreach. This collaborative process breaks with the traditional documentary practice of dropping into a location, shooting and leaving with the "goods," which would only repeat the pattern of the maquiladora itself. The process embraces subjectivity as a value and a goal. It merges artmaking with community development to ensure that the film's voice will be truly that of its subjects." http://www.maquilapolis.com/project_eng.htm Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/[masked]/?notif_t=plan_user_invited More details about the event coming soon :) Ambitiously yours, Catherine (Cat) Mendonça, Af3irm San Diego; an anti-imperialist, transnational feminist women's organization, evolving from the organization formerly known as GABNet, and 20 years of women's organizing, activism, and struggle. af3irm.org    [masked]    [address removed] Keep connected http://www.facebook.com/phoenonimalcat  *Where:  Maquilapolis Centro Cultural de la Raza Balboa Park, San Diego http://www.centroculturaldelaraza.org/

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***SAT AUG 25 at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm " GREEN PARTY OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY" - Monthly Meeting "Join us to discuss 2012 presidential campaign, ballot propositions and outreach opportunities. Politifest, Sat, Sept 29 Visit the Green Party table at San Diego's political festival. Politifest is sponsored by the Voice of San Diego and takes place at Liberty Station. Even better, contact us to volunteer at the table! *Where: Held at Joyce Beers Community Center, Vermont Street, north of University in Hillcrest, near Trader Joe's. Masada Disenhouse [masked] or [address removed]

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***SAT AUG 25 at 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. "SAN DIEGO EQUALITY AWARDS & 4th Annual Garden Party" Hosted by WILSON CRUZ of My So-Called Life and Noah’s Arc. An openly gay actor of Afro-Puerto Rican ancestry, Wilson Cruz has worked tirelessly as an advocate for gay youth, especially gay youth of color. Music by LEFTOVER CUTIES" To call Leftover Cuties retro or throwback would be too easy, and frankly dismissive. Sure, the music fits beside Billie Holiday, but it’s also current in its sex appeal, its sophistication, its confidence. HONORING Superintendent BILL KOWBA and the San Diego Unified School District for their Anti-Bullying Campaign. *Where: At the Lily Award-Winning Home of Joyce Rowland and Pamela Morgan in Rancho Santa Fe California Tickets: $150 | Sponsorship: $2,500-$50,000 INFO: http://eqcaawards.org...

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***SUN AUG 26 at 2:00PM - 5:30PM " PRIVATE SCREENING of the new film: MISS REPRESENTATION " In commemoration of Women's Equality Day, Run Women Run is hosting a private screening of the award-winning film, Miss Representation. Directed and produced by JENNIFER SIEBAL NEWSOM, (Gavin Newsom's wife), the documentary is a powerful depiction of how women are portrayed by and in the media and how it hinders the advancement of women. $10.00 for Run Women Runmembers. $15.00 for non-members. Each paying participant is invited to bring a young woman, 13-18 as a complimentary guest. Reception to follow screening. Download a flier: http://www.runwomenru..... *Where: Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, 5775 Morehouse Dr. San Diego, CA 92121 Price: $15.00 / Person Contact:(760)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: https://www.completec....

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***WED AUG 29 at 10:15am - 12:15pm * VOTER REGISTRATION  ~  NATURALIZATION CEREMONY    ~  DOWNTOWN SD at CIVIC  PLAZA *   Republican volunteers have outnumbered us every month this year. Let's show them that Democrats are fired up and ready to go! We hope to see you on the 29th.   Thank you for your continued support. The election is right around the corner and some of our most productive registration events are coming up. Please consider volunteering to help register new voters at this event! RSVP if you'll be able to attend and specify the event, date and time that you would like to work. We'll bring the supplies and train new volunteers-all you need to do is show up! * Where:  3rd Ave and B Street In Plaza near Civic Theatre  Free parking is available for 3 hours if you arrive after 9:30am at Horton Plaza (2 blocks away) Reply-To Greg:  [address removed]



*** THUR AUG 30th at 5pm " 92nd ANNIVERSARY of 1920 ~ 19th AMENDMENT PASSES ~ WOMEN FINALLY GET THE VOTE! " The 6th ANNUAL SUFFRAGE PARADE ~ STRAW HATS & WHITE DRESSES & GOLD SASHES SIGNIFY the WOMEN SUFFRAGE MARCHERS ~ FREE: CONCERT and picnic in the park DRESS IN SUFFRAGE COSTUME -Balboa Park Meet at Kate Session Statue at the entrance to the Laurel St Bridge Program to begin at 5pm then MARCH to the ORGAN PAVILION Followed by drumming and a FREE CONCERT and picnic in the park. DRESS IN SUFFRAGE COSTUME - BRING BANNERS & SIGNS & FOOD FOR THE PICNIC - STAY to NETWORK AND MEET! More info at www.womensmuseumca.org or[masked] *Where: Balboa Park Meet at Kate Session Statue at the entrance to the Laurel St Bridge Program. More info at www.womensmuseumca.org or [masked]



************SEPTEMBER ~ 2012**************


***MON SEPT 3 at 8:00AM "3RD ANNUAL LABOR DAY BREAKFAST HONORING THOSE WHO DO TH WORK" Join the Labor Council as we honor all of our workers, who on a daily basis, make San Diego a better place & Kick-Off the NO on PROP 32 campaign Individual $35.00 - Table (10seats) $350.00. For more info: Contact Patrick Pierce at (619)[masked], Ext. 2 or [address removed] Where: Cesar Chavez Park, 1449 Cesar E. Chavez PKWY, SD 92113

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***TUES SEPT 4 at 12:30PM - 1:30PM The ROTARY CLUB of La Jolla presents  "2012 MAYORAL DEBATE: CANDIDATES CARL DEMAIO & BOB FILNER at their regular monthly meetings. "  Where: La Valencia Hotel,  1132 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037 If you have any questions for this event, please email to Ron Jones at [address removed] The Rotary Club meetings are open to the public. RESERVATIONS can be made by calling (858)[masked] or by visiting: rotaryclublajolla.com

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*** WED SEPT 5 at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" Speakers: 7:00pm: JOHN LEE EVANS, Candidate for SD Unified School District * 7:15pm: OUR NEXT MAYOR OF SAN DIEGO, CONGRESSMAN BOB FILNER * & 8:15pm: SCOTT PETERS, Candidate for Congress, District #52 *.*Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23
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***SEPTEMBER *** VOICES FOR WOMEN present "Youth-focused Theatrical Event about Peace" *Details: TBA. VOW, please visit, www.voicesofwomen.org or INFO: please phone: [masked] E-mail: [address removed]

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***FRI SEPT 7 at 11:30AM The City Club of San Diego & La Jolla Country Day School Proudly Present: "A Mayoral Debate Featuring: Carl DeMaio & Bob Filner!!! " The MODERATOR will be STEVE DINKIN of the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC), with PANELISTS GENE CUBBINISON, political editor of NBC 7/39, and, TONY PERRY of the Los Angeles Times. A STUDENT PANELIST from LJCDS will join Mr. Cubbinson and Mr. Perry. THIS IS A FREE PUBLIC EVENT BUT RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Reservations may be made at[masked], or online at: www.cityclubofsandiego.com/city_club_register.asp Event details, www.CityClubofSanDiego.com. If you desire a $7 BOX LUNCH, you must tell us when your RSVP is made. *Where: La Jolla Country Day School Amphitheater, 9490 Genesee Avenue , La Jolla, CA 92037. This is a Free Public Event – But Reservations Required Phone:[masked] or Register online: http://www.cityclubofsandiego.com.

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***FRI SEPT 7 @TIME -To Be Announced  ***OUR NEW HOME for WOMEN'S MUSEUM of California GRAND OPENING AT THE NTC LIBERTY STATION * We are thrilled to be moving to our new home in August at NTC at Liberty Station. We invite you to join us on September 7th for  FIRST FRIDAYS AT NTC LIBERTY STATION. Please help us realize our dream by contributing to our CAPITAL CAMPAIGN under a current matching grant.  Double your donation and have your name inscribed on our Wall of Honor at Liberty Station.  Donate at:   http://womensmuseumca.org/donations.html    2323 Broadway, Suite 107 San Diego, CA 92102 • Phone: (619)[masked] Fax: (619)[masked] • email: [address removed] Website: www.womensmuseumca.org

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***FRI SEPT 7 at 6:00pm " Lambda Archives 25th Anniversary Gala" Join Lambda Archives in celebrating the end of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and honoring San Diego’s five oldest ongoing LGBT community organizations. The event will be held at the Officers Club at the Marine Corp Depot San Diego. Tickets are $85 through July 30, then $100. For information or to purchase tickets, visit www.lambdaarchives.us *Where: Officers Club at the Marine Corp Depot San Diego.


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***SAT SEPT 8 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM " General Election Countdown - San Diego GO Team " Become the Party's precinct ambassador for your neighborhood by attending this 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 November General Election. We're contacting voters in San Diego to support the President, our congressional candidates, our state legislative candidates, and other San Diego County races. This is an informational training for potential and new precinct leaders, so anyone interested in finding out more about our GO Team is welcome! Location: SDCDP HQ, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite 105, 92111 Price: $0.00 / Unit Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gp2gsb

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***SAT SEPT 15 at 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM "BIG BLUE FIESTA" Catered Paella Feast in East County with entertainment by Flamenco guitar, percussion, and dancers. (Fundraiser to support East County Office: $75 per person; $140 for two.) *Where: Beautiful Home on Mt Helix (address released at tickets purchase) Contact: [masked] Email: [address removed]

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***MON SEPT 10 at 7-8:45pm Mesa Democratic Club meeting. Speaker to be Announced. Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.mesa.sddem.org *Where: SDCDP Headquarters, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Ste 105, SD 92111
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***MON SEPT 17 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM   RALLY ON  GLOBAL SOLIDARITY DAY for GMO LABELING   ~  YES ON PROP #37 The Executive Board of the CA Democratic Party voted to endorse Proposition 37 on our State Ballot this November, the Right to Know GMO Labeling initiative. Join a local Rally and Bannering Event on Monday, September 17th, 5-7p at the 163 Overpass Bridge on Robinson at 10th Av. Food Safety=Label GMOs Stop Monsanto Vote Yes v on 37 Brillant banners, Food safety/No GMO Speakers, Chanting, Occupellas singing, Street theater, Joyful Noise Musicians & drummers! Location: Robinson & 10th Avenues in Hillcrest (163 Overpass Bridge) Contact: (619)[masked] Email: [address removed] *Where: 163 Overpass Bridge on Robinson at 10th Ave, in HILLCREST, SD
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***TUES SEPT 18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee 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: www.sddemocrats.org

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***WED SEPT 19 at 7:30-9:00pm  The La Jolla Light presents " 2012 ELECTION DEBATE for CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT #1 with COUNCILMEMBER SHERRI LIGHTNER & BUSINESSMAN RAY ELLIS " La Jolla Light will moderate the debate. Please email the issues you wish to be addressed to the La Jolla Light Editor SUSAN DeMAGGIO by 5pm Tuesday SEPT 1, 2012 to email: [address removed]  *Where: Museum of Contemporary Art's Sherwood Auditorium, 700 Prospect Street, La Jolla, 92037

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***THUR SEPT 27 at " Planned Parenthood's 21st ANNUAL Stand Down ACTION FUND PARTY with CHRISTINE KEHOE in La Jolla" Elections don’t get more critical than this. In fact, the upcoming local and national elections are more important to the Future of Planned Parenthood than any other election in recent history. This is our best opportunity to raise funds as we enter the last leg of the 2012 election year. With longtime Planned Parenthood Champion Senator Christine Kehoe as our featured speaker, we’re in for an inspirational and energizing evening. We hope you’ll join us – we need every ounce of support we can get to ensure no one will “get rid of” Planned Parenthood.... Planned Parenthood, we’re going to get rid of that.” - Mitt Romney BUY TICKETS TODAY! From local races to the battle for the presidency, support for Planned Parenthood and the reproductive health services it provides have become deciding factors. Many candidates, including Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, have publicly stated they intend to eliminate all funding for Planned Parenthood, even though most Americans believe providing reproductive health care is vital for our country’s future and should remain nonpartisan. In fact, not only has 1 in 5 American women sought reproductive health care from Planned Parenthood at least once in her lifetime, 69% of Americans oppose cutting federal government funding to Planned Parenthood. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest will commit its resources to elect candidates who will preserve the right to reproductive health care. To contribute to the event at the Honorary Committee level – $1,000 or more – or to purchase individual tickets online, please visit www.ppactionca.org/standnow today! For more information contact Ratri Lertluksamipun at [address removed]. *Where: in La Jolla (specific location information to follow)

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***SAT SEPTEMBER 29 ! * POLITIFEST 2012 *at Ingram Plaza, Liberty Station - NTC Promenade - VoiceofSanDiego.org presents POLITIEST IS BACK IN 2012! ALL DAY EVENTS -- Get ready for a festive day of local politics, civic discussion and good, old-fashioned family fun. In 2011, more than 1,200 people attended our inaugural event and we expect even more in this election year. Don't miss th ese events and activities: Mayoral Debate Congressional Debate - BOB FILNER & CARL DEMAIO***Idea Tournament (New and Improved!) Kids Area Beer Garden Band Hundreds of Community Booths Want to be as an event sponsor or community partner? Do you want a table or booth to highlight your organization or ideas about San Diego's future? - Contact Mary at [address removed]

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***SAT SEPT 29 at 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM *VOTER REGISTRATION AT POLITIFEST! *The election is right around the corner and some of our most productive registration events are coming up. Please consider volunteering to help register new voters at this event! RSVP if you'll be able to attend and specify the event, date and time that you would like to work. We'll bring the supplies and train new volunteers-all you need to do is show up! *Where: Liberty Station, San Diego, 92107 Email: [address removed]

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***SAT SEPT 29 "YES FOLKS ~ IT'S CALLIN' CAMP" Marcia will be holding another Callin' Camp for the UCSD area on September 29th and 30th. Two days of vigorous phone calls, finding out if people want to take on their fellow democrats, getting them to the polls and having their votes counted. We can't figure out why some democrats don't vote. If they all did, I would be out of a job (volunteer), and I would be delighted. But they don't. Here's where you come in. I wish I had the time to make hundreds of phone calls before the November elections. You are invited to help me. Contact Info: Email me: [address removed] or call me if you are interested or have further questions [masked]. Details TBA.

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***SUN SEPT 30 "YES FOLKS ~ IT'S CALLIN' CAMP". Marcia will be holding another Callin' Camp for the UCSD area on September 29th and 30th. Two days of vigorous phone calls, finding out if people want to take on their fellow democrats, getting them to the polls and having their votes counted. We can't figure out why some democrats don't vote. If they all did, I would be out of a job (volunteer), and I would be delighted. But they don't. Here's where you come in. I wish I had the time to make hundreds of phone calls before the November elections. You are invited to help me. Contact Info: Email me: [address removed] or call me if you are interested or have further questions -[masked]. Details TBA.
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***SUN SEPT 30 – AIDS Walk San Diego
- Are You Registered? On Sunday, Sept. 30, nearly 8,000 walkers, runners and volunteers will line up in Balboa Park for the 23rd AIDS Walk & Run San Diego to raise much-needed funds for local HIV/AIDS service organizations. Make sure you’re part of it! Registration is quick and easy. Just go to www.aidswalksd.org and sign up as an individual, join an existing team or start your own team. By signing up now and inviting others to join you, you’ll help get the date for AIDS Walk on people’s calendars and give us all a chance to start early on our fundraising efforts. Thank you for all that you have done to make AIDS Walk & Run San Diego the largest one-day HIV/AIDS fundraiser in San Diego County! For more information, contact Ian Johnson at 619.291.WALK (9255) or [address removed]. Details to come. Visit us at www.aidswalksd.org or find us on Facebook!




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***TUES OCT 2  at 12:30PM- 1:30PM The ROTARY CLUB of La Jolla presents " 2012 ELECTION DEBATE for CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT #1 with COUNCILMEMBER SHERRI LIGHTNER & BUSINESSMAN RAY ELLIS at their regular monthly meetings. "  *Where: La Valencia Hotel,  1132 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037 If you have any questions for this event, please email to RON JONES at [address removed] The Rotary Club meetings are open to the public. RESERVATIONS can be made by calling (858)[masked] or by visiting: rotaryclublajolla.com

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***TUES OCT 2 at 7:00PM "CALIFORNIA'S DEATH PENALTY ~ A BROKEN SYSTEM" A Presentation on California's Prop 34 featuring SISTER HELEN PERJEAN, "Dead Man Walking" & MAGDALENO ROSE- AVILA , Executive Director, Northwest Immigrants Rights Project. They will be promoting the Abolishment of the Death Penalty. On November 6, 2012 the polls will be filled with California voters waiting to VOTE YES on PROP 34 to replace California's broken and costly death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of paroleThe initiative would convert death penalty sentences to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.The SAFE California Act takes $30 million of the dollars save per year,for three years, and puts it into a special fund that will be used to solve more murder and rape cases. *Where: Linder Hall, First Untied Methodist Church of San Diego, 2111 Camino Del Rio South, in Mission Valley. INFO: Norma at safecalifornia.org  [masked]-5659. FLYER at ~ http://lwvsandiego.or... Visit: www.yeson34.org


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***WED OCT 3rd ***   Women's Museum of California Presents "GLORIA STEINEM" * Details To Be Announced *   Women's Museum of California, 2323 Broadway, Suite 107, San Diego, CA 92102 • Phone: (619)[masked] Fax: (619)[masked] • email: [address removed] or Website: www.womensmuseumca.org

 

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*** WED OCT 3rd 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.) Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23

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***SAT OCT 6, 2012 – " LGB&T ANNIVERSARY GALA " Details to come.http://www.thecenters...

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***MON OCT 8 at at 7:00-8:45pm Mesa Democratic Club meeting. Candidate for 52 Congressional District, SCOTT PETERS, will speak to us regarding his campaign to beat Bilbray!!! Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website:www.mesa.sddem.org *Where: SDCDP Headquarters, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Ste 105, SD 92111

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***WED OCT 10 at 6:00pm Reception | 7:00pm Dinner & Program | " Center on Policy Initiatives - CPI 2012 ANNUAL GALA " Save the date! For sponsorship opportunities or to donate silent auction items, please contact Sandra at [address removed] or [masked] ext. 21. We look forward to seeing you! Where: Holiday Inn on the Bay | 1355 North Harbor Dr., San Diego 92101

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***TUES OCT 16 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee 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: www.sddemocrats.org

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***TUES OCT 16 at 9:30AM  Americans for Save Access's challenge to the government's denial of a rescheduling petition has been granted a hearing by the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Oral arguments in Americans for Safe Access v. Drug Enforcement Administration, scheduled for October 16 at 9:30am, will be the first opportunity in decades for a federal court to hear the full scope of scientific evidence on the therapeutic applications of cannabis. ASA had filed suit to force government action on the petition, setting the stage for next October's court hearing. The DEA is the final arbiter on petitions to reclassify controlled substances, but other agencies are also involved in the review process.

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***THURS OCT 18 *** VOICES FOR WOMEN present " 4th Annual Beyond Borders Benefit " TIME & Details: TBA TBD Visit: VOW, www.voicesofwomen.org E-mail: [address removed]

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***MON OCT 22: Last Day to Register to Vote in the General Election!


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***SAT OCT 27 "NIGHTMARE ON NORMAL STREET" ~ Details to come. http://www.thecenters...

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*** MON OCT 29 Oct. 29: Last Day to Request a Vote-By-Mail Ballot for the General Election!


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***TUESDAY ***NOVEMBER 6 ***GENERAL ELECTION DAY*** DO NOT FORGET TO VOTE!!!*** Nov. 6: General Election Day! Polls open from 7 am-8 pm (Last day to turn in your vote-by-mail ballot)

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*** WED NOV 7 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.) Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23

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***MON Nov 12 at at 7-8:45pm MESA DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING. Speaker to be Announced. Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.mesa.sddem.org *Where: SDCDP Headquarters, 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Ste 105, SD 92111

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*** THUR NOV 15 at 11:30AM " LUNCHEON Featuring Speaker: CALIFORNIA CONTROLLER JOHN CHAING! " Details to come. *Where: Tom Ham's Lighthouse, 2150 Harbor Island Drive San Diego, CA 92101 (619)[masked]


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*** WED DEC 5th 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.) Website:www.meetup.com/dfa-23
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***TUES DEC 18 at : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee 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: www.sddemocrats.org



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***JUNE 20-23, 2013 *Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Sunday, June 23,[masked]:00 AM - 3:00 PM Pacific Time* ***NETROOTS NATION 2013 ANNUAL CONFERENCE*** IN SAN JOSE ***
In case you missed the announcement at the end of this year's conference, Netroots Nation 2013 is going to be June 20-23 in San Jose, CA. I wanted to let you know that the earlybird rate for next year expires in a week. To get the lowest rate, register before August 15. CONTACT US at Email: [address removed] or Snail Mail: Netroots Nation 60 29th Street #664 San Francisco, CA 94110 * Where: San Jose Convention Center, 150 West San Carlos St., San Jose, California 95110 USA[masked] *

 

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