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November Meeting

November Meeting

Meeting also includes Club Business Please bring nonperishable food items for South County Outreach. Basket will be passed to collect funds for the club’s “Adopt-a-Family” project for the year-end holidays – meals and gifts for a needy family – through SCO. For driving directions see this PDF.

October Meeting

October Meeting

Our guest Shirley Grindel, watchdog of OC politics, says: “I would like to tell you all about the new ‘Campaign Finance and Ethics Commission’ approved by the voters last November. It has taken me 13 years to get this commission up and running.” She will also discuss the Board of Supervisors unfortunate “no” vote on the Registrar of Voters’ plans for creating Vote Centers.

Annual Fundraiser w/California State Treasurer John Chiang

Annual Fundraiser w/California State Treasurer John Chiang

“Taking a Different Road for California” Doors open at 9:15 a.m. Enjoy brunch by Jolanda served family style at your table. Members: $25; Guests: $30Reservations open 8/1 Pay with a credit card on the SECURE website which was created to serve only Democratic causes and candidates. ActBlue does the paperwork for the Club. Checks also accepted; click to download form. Amazing Silent Auction! Mimosas – for a small donation to help South County Outreach!

August 2017 Meeting

August 2017 Meeting

What do we do when there is a plethora of candidates in the 45th Congressional District? We invite them all to speak to you, our members and guests, and answer your probing questions! We remind them how vital the “top two” primary is next June. (We don’t want two or more of our candidates to knock each other out of the race, do we? Remember the lessons of 2014 and 2016.) Come meet the candidates and make YOUR concerns known….

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Summer Potluck Picnic – July 15, 2017

Summer Potluck Picnic – July 15, 2017

Speaking on The Urgency of Unity Clubhouse 2, Main Lounge(indoors)12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Potluck – bring a dishBeverages provided: soft drinks, beer, wine, iced tea, lemondade$5 at the door Please bring a dish to serve 6-8 persons, either an appetizer, a salad, a main dish, or a dessert. Please bring your own serving utensils and warming devices for hot dishes, and identify them with your name. Paper plates, plastic cups & glasses, and silverware will be provided. Call Special Events…

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May 2017 Monthly Meeting

May 2017 Monthly Meeting

SoCal update on travel bans, deportations, and sanctuary areas— cities, counties, and the state Membership & Volunteer Opportunities in Lobby at 6:30 Members freeGuests $3 at the door

April 12, 2017 Monthly Meeting

April 12, 2017 Monthly Meeting

Have you ever noticed an ad like this one? Huh? Just what IS that sponsoring organization? It isn’t legitimate because it’s a shell corporation set up to HIDE the parties who actually PAID for that ad. California has a GREAT OPPORTUNITY to make the true payers of political ads transparent (at last!). Come hear the original “California Disclose Act” man himself, Trent Lange, tell us about AB 14, gathering momentum in the State Legislature. He will be joined by Michelle…

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March 2017 Meeting

March 2017 Meeting

Clubhouse 3, Dining Room 2 (We have a new Democratic National Committee Chair: Tom Perez; read more in the L.A. Times…) Get the inside scoop from Susie! Membership and volunteer opportunities in lobby at 6:30 Meeting also includes Legislation Action, Committee Chair Reports! Members free; guests $3 at the door. If you live outside the village see this page for directions. For more information, call Susan Dearing at 949-855-6965 Please bring nonperishable food items for South County Outreach.

Indivisible Group Action

Indivisible Group Action

At our Jan. 20 meeting, which was attended by 170 people, we introduced the Indivisible Plan. Here is a brief overview. The Indivisible Guide was created by ex-congressional staffers who saw the strategies the Tea Party used to hold their representatives accountable and to get their candidates elected and summarized those strategies into a document called the Indivisible Guide. The Guide outlines four opportunities/strategies to resist the Trump agenda and to help elect Democrats: Town halls, Other local public events,…

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