SM Dems to Tackle Water Crisis in July

PANEL OF EXPERTS!

Date: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
Time: 7:00 Sharp
Place: SM Public Library, Main Branch, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. SM.

The Santa Monica Democratic Club presents an expert panel on the current Statewide Water Crises.

Dr. William Selby, Professor of Earth Science at SM College;
Amir Agha-Kouchak, Dept. of Environmental Engineering UC Irvine;
Tim Molina of the Courage Campaign;
Kim O’Cain Santa Monica Office of Sustainability will explain and discuss the problem, causes, and remedies.

Q & A to follow presentations.

“If you think the weather patterns are already weird, put on your seatbelts!”, says Dr. Selby,

Door open at 6:30pm. The meeting will start at 7:00pm. Light refreshments, no charge, parking available, public invited.

Hope to see you there!

 

May Meeting: ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE!

THE SANTA MONICA DEMOCRATIC CLUB PRESENTS!!
“ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE! — THE INSIDE STORY”

DATE:  Wednesday May 27, 2015
TIME:  7:00 – 9:00 PM
PLACE: Pico Branch of the Santa Monica Public Library
2201 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica 90404

Local Democrats to hear insider report on last week’s California Democratic State Convention

Regional Director Susie Shannon and Democratic Club Board Members Barbi Appelquist, Jon Katz, and Shy Roy will recap the State Democratic Party Convention.

Hillary Clinton vs. Bernie Sanders (Is Bernie a Democrat?) and will anyone else get into the Democratic primary race? Plus a rundown of the clown car on the Republican side.

The US Senate: How Democrats can win back control of Congress in 2016, plus Kamala Harris vs. Loretta Sanchez vie for Senator Barbara Boxer’s seat.  All the inside stories, plus predictions!!!

ELIZABETH WARREN:  “We don’t win what we don’t fight for.”

Members will vote on Bylaw changes.

Light refreshments, parking available, public invited, no charge.

 

THE EXPO IS COMING! THE EXPO IS COMING!

Date: Wednesday April 29, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Santa Monica Public Library, multipurpose room upstairs

The Santa Monica Democratic Club will host an Expo-Line Presentation.
What to Expect? When? Where? How much? Benefits/Problems.
What it will mean to you and to our City. Expo Light Rail details will be explained.

Featured Presenters:
Darrell Clarke: Co-chair of Friends 4 Expo Transit, 22 years advocating for expo
Denny Zane: Creator and Executive Director of Move LA, former Mayor of S.M.
Francie Stefan: Strategic and Transportation Planning Manager for the City of Santa Monica

Light refreshments, no charge, parking available, public invited, Q & A

 

SANTA MONICA DEMOCRATS TO HOST NEW COUNTY SUPERVISOR SHEILA KUEHL

Date:  Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time:  7:00 pm
Place: Santa Monica Main Library Multi-Purpose Room (2nd Floor)
601 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica

Sheila Kuehl, Los Angeles County Supervisor for the Third District, will be the speaker at the Santa Monica Democratic Club’s general membership meeting March 25.  Supervisor Kuehl, whose record as a state legislator (both in the State Assembly and the State Senate) covered a large number of accomplishments on a variety of topics, is now bringing her knowledge and expertise to our County.

From how to work in a city/county partnership to individual topics – water, healthcare, transportation, resident involvement and other issues of importance to Santa Monica residents – Supervisor Kuehl will discuss what she will be doing as a supervisor and answer questions Club members have about our present and our future.

ELECTION OF SANTA MONICA DEMOCRATIC CLUB OFFICERS
The following are the recommendations of the Executive Committee for the board elections:

Co-Presidents – Jay Johnson and Maryanne Solomon
Vice President Political Action – Jon Katz
Vice President Membership – Tom Peters
Vice President Programs – Peter Bradley
Vice President Communication – Sion Roy
Treasurer – Steve Duron
Recording Secretary – Janine Bush

Directors At Large: Barbi Appelquist, Harriet Beck, Patricia Hoffman, Genise Schnitman, Rachel Sene, Dolores Sloan, Michael Soloff, and Jake Wachtel

Public underground parking, easy access to Big Blue Bus, Light refreshments

Hope to see you there!

 

January 28, 2015 General Meeting

Date: Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015
Time: 7:00PM
Place: Main Library, Community Room, Santa Monica Bl. & 6th St. S.M.

SANTA MONICA DEMOCRATS TO PRESENT: ELECTION AFTERMATH: WHERE TO FROM HERE?

The Santa Monica Democratic Club will host a panel discussion on the election results.
Special focus will be on “where to from here”?
A panel of community activists and elected officials will analyze the results with thoughtful predictions and brainstorm action for next year.

Diana Gordon – Santa Monica Coalition for a Livable City (SMCLC)
Patricia Hoffman – Santa Monica for Renters’ Rights
Dan Jansenson – Santa Monica Architects for a Responsible Tomorrow (SM a.r.t.)
Kevin McKeown – Santa Monica Mayor

No charge, light refreshments, public invited.