Point Loma & OB Dems

By PPE | Point Loma Democratic Club. The progressive voice of Point Loma, Ocean Beach & Loma Portal since 1954

Jan 21 - D2 Endorsement Meeting

This Sunday, January 21, 2018, Point Loma Democratic Club will hold our first meeting of 2018. This is an important meeting, as we will consider if and who the club should endorse to run against Zapf in our home San Diego City Council District 2. This will be a huge opportunity for you to hear the candidates in person and to ask them questions – so read up on the candidates and bring your…

Thanks to David Myers and everyone who came out to walk in the best parade in San Diego!

Thanks to David Myers and everyone who came out to walk in the best parade in San Diego!<p><b>Photos from the 2017 OB Holiday Parade</b> Thanks to David Myers and everyone who came out to walk in the best parade in San Diego!

Dec 3 – Annual Point Loma & OB Dems Holiday Party Potluck and Toy Drive - 2017!

In place of our regular monthly meeting in December we’re having our Annual Holiday Party and Toy Drive of the Point Loma Democratic Club, at the home of Ruth Rollins. Come enjoy the start of the holidays with your fellow Dems. 2017 has proved to be an eventful year and now’s the time to party before the hard work we’ll do together in 2018. The Club will furnish turkey, ham and soft drinks, plus…

Dec 2 - Come Along to Celebrate "California Dreamin’ in the Season of Love" at the OB Holiday Parade

Come take part in the OB Holiday Parade and show solidarity with local candidates and elected officials. We don’t have a meeting at the Assembly in December, but we do march in the OB Parade! All members and their friends are invited to take part – break out your hippy gear and bejewel it with Winter festivity, make yourself glow, be sure you’re well lit (!) Clubmember Jimmy Tabb will be driving…

Nov 26 - Community Choice Energy + Short Term Vacation Rentals

We have two very important topics on this month’s agenda – that both effect our quality of life in San Diego. Community Choice Energy Community Choice Energy promises to take us closer to energy freedom, lower energy bills and more local clean energy. The Mayor recently asked the city to develop a business plan to allow for separation from SDG&E, but also provided the utility a chance to offer an…

Oct 15 - Prison Industry in California

Our meeting this month has been moved forward a week. It will take place Sunday, October 15th, at the Point Loma Assembly (3035 Talbot St), from 4:00pm – 5:30pm. As announced previously, we will handle two more endorsements – and we will have Chula Vista city council candidate Mark Bartlett speak about the prison industry here in California. The first endorsement we will handle is for Assemblyman…

Sep 24 - Endorsement Meeting

At this month’s general meeting coming we begin to consider endorsements for the 2018 races. This is an opportunity for you to come, hear candidates speak, and ask them questions before we commit the club’s resources to supporting their campaigns. Endorsements are not merely an expression of support for a particular candidate, but a commitment to devote our time and resources into getting them…

Sep 27 - Appetizers and Drinks with Dave Myers in Point Loma

As we announced at the Summer BBQ there’s an event for Dave Myers in Point Loma. Come along and enjoy some appetizers and drinks with the next Sheriff of San Diego County. Wednesday, September 27 from 5:30-7:30pm RSVP here or to Johnathan Parker (619) 564-9439 or jparker611@gmail.com

Aug 27 - Annual Summer Potluck with BBQ – Support Western Service Workers Association Back-to-School Drive

It’s August – which means our Monthly Meeting will be a social affair with our Annual Summer Potluck and fundraising for the Western Service Workers Association and their Back-to-School Drive. Sunday August 27, 2017 – 4:00-6:00PM Please invite your friends and potential members to attend and meet fellow Democrats and elected officials, in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Please bring school…

Club President Jonathan Wubbolding called the meeting to order at 4:05 PM

Jonathan thanked everyone for coming and invited all to meet afterwards at the Point Break Café at 2743 Shelter Island Drive to continue discussion.<p>The meeting was adjourned at 5:23 PM.<p><i>Meeting notes: Deborah Currier, Secretary</i><i><br>Photo credit: John Loughlin</i>

Club President Jonathan Wubbolding called the meeting to order at 4:02 PM and thanked everyone for coming

<b>Announcements</b><p>Fred Rogers, Vice President of the San Diego County Democrats for Environmental Action, announced that a public forum on the Soccer City proposal would be held on Wednesday, June 14, at the Mission Valley Library on Fenton Parkway.<br>• Kathy Stadler of San Diego County Indivisible said they wanted to put a personal face on the statistics of Americans who would be harmed if the Republican health care bill became law and urged people to share their experiences in 15-second to one-minute …

Jul 23 - Monthly Meeting - Democratic Party Mechanics for Non-mechanics

Steve Rivera is a long time member of the California Democratic Party and former Regional Director for our area, Region 20. At this month’s meeting Steve explains the structure of the Democratic Party and in particular the local and State party organization. Steve will cover Party basics, where he thinks there will be changes and how we can make it better. From the national level on down changes…

Podcast – Dr Cody Petterson – Democratic State of Play Moving into 2018

Local anthropologist Cody Petterson discussed the current state of play within the San Diego County Democratic Party. The overarching theme of his …

Podcasting

Jul 23 – Monthly Meeting – Democratic Party Mechanics for Non-mechanics

Steve Rivera is a long time member of the California Democratic Party and former Regional Director for our area, Region 20. At this month's meeting …

Democratic Party

May 28 – Democratic State of Play Moving into 2018

Dr. Cody Petterson will discuss the current state of play within the San Diego County Democratic Party and describe a progressive path to victory …

San Diego

Apr 23 – Monthly Meeting – Voting Rights

UC San Diego political science professor (and former Assemblyman) Nathan Fletcher teaches a class on the Voting Rights Act of 1965.From the …

Right To Vote

Mar 26 – Monthly Meeting – Now Is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody

For seven years the GOP has vowed to repeal Obamacare. We recently learned what they intend to replace it with.• Trumpcare will reduce the number of …

Health Care

Feb 26 – Monthly Meeting – Political Climate – Doug Applegate on Taking the Hill, Carl Yaeckel from Citizens Climate Lobby

Control of the House in 2018 will be decided by a handful of Swing Districts, places where the last election was decided by a thin margin. In 2016, …

Climate

The battle is joined: Lessons of the 2017 California Democratic ADEMs

The battle for the heart of the California Democratic Party has begun in earnest. November 8th taught millions of progressives an indelible lesson: …

Middle-class

Jan 22 – My Journey to Liberalism
 – Confessions of a Former Conservative

2017 is proving to be an exciting time for Democrats in California.The ADEM elections at the start of the January and the Women’s March this weekend …

Democratic Party

Dear Donald Trump

Obamacare in Trump Country

At Sunday’s meeting with Stephen J Natoli, talking about his journey from Conservatism to Liberalism, one clubmember asked the question – why do …

Donald Trump

How to Help Trump

Without knowing it, many Democrats, progressives and members of the news media help Donald Trump every day. The way they help him is simple: they …

Donald Trump