Dave Jones Spoke on Healthcare Reform

Healthcare Reform Is Here:
Find Out What’s Ahead & What It Means for You!


What: SM Democratic Club general membership meeting
When: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Professional Development Learning Center

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones will be the featured guest speaker at the monthly general membership meeting of the Santa Monica Democratic Club on Wednesday, May 22. He will be addressing the Affordable Care Act, focusing on how it is being implemented in California and will answer questions from the audience.

The program will be emceed by Dr. Gene Oppenheim and Dr. Steve Tarzynski. Both of these physicians are longtime members of the Club, and active with Physicians for a National Plan, which advocates for single-payer health insurance.

The meeting will take place at the Professional Development Learning Center, at 2802 Fourth Street, Santa Monica (west side of the street, between Hill and Ashland), at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22. The program is free of charge and open to the general public. Refreshments will be served and free parking is available at the location.

Google Map: http://goo.gl/maps/yxv2A


SMRR/SMDC to Host State of the Union Event

Santa Monica for Renters’ Rights and the Santa Monica Democratic Club are co-hosting a get together on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Yankee Doodles to watch the State of the Union Address. You may begin arriving at 5:30pm; the speech starts at 6:00pm.

Bring your family, mingle, discuss, and have fun. There is no charge for this event, but the purchase of food and drink is encouraged.
We must know the number of attendees in advance.

Yankee Doodles
1410 3rd St. Promenade
SM 90401
5:30pm to 8:00pm


SMDC Meeting Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Santa Monica Democratic Club will discuss (and possibly endorse) the following:

Proposition 28 — Limits on Legislators’ Terms in Office
Proposition 29 — Additional Tax on Cigarettes for Cancer Research

Measure H: LA County Hotel Occupancy Tax Continuation Measure
Meaure L: LA County Landfill Tax Continuation Measure

We will also discuss the proposed development of Village Trailer Park.

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Community Room, Ocean Park Branch of SM Public Library, Main & Ocean Park Blvd.
Refreshments, No Charge, and Public Welcome.


Santa Monica Democratic Club Endorsements for June Ballot

June 2012

Assembly District 50:
Torie Osborn
Los Angeles County District Attorney:
Danette E. Meyers
Superior Court Judges:
Office #3:  Craig Gold
Office #38  Lynn Diane Olson
Office #65:  Shannon Knight
Office #78:  James D. Otto
Office #114:  Eric Harmon
Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee (7) endorsed:
Dante Atkins, 
Joseph A. Cislowski,
Ralph Erickson,
A. Lee Walkup, 
Evelyn Metoyer-Williams,  
Diana Plotkin,
Heidi G. Shink



Please join us at this very important event and meet the candidates that are asking for your vote!


Meet your candidates. Ask Questions.

The 2012 Primary Election is just a few months away. Now is your opportunity to hear from the CA State Assembly candidates as well as ask your own questions.

Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Time:  6:30 – 9:00pm

Location:  Santa Monica Main Library – 2nd floor, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard

(Enter on 7th Street between Arizona and Santa Monica Blvds.)

Get to know the people you will be voting for in June.

CA STATE ASSEMBLY CANDIDATES (Registered Democratic Candidates confirmed to attend.)

  • Richard Bloom
  • Betsy Butler
  • Torie Osborn

Sponsored by: Santa Monica Democratic Club