Events

April 2019 Events

The Progressives of South Orange County will meet on Tuesday, April 9 in the Banquet Room of Agostinos by the Sea Ristorante Italiano, 34700 Coast Highway, Capo Beach 92624.  The topic will be America’s Nuclear legacy from Hiroshima to Present.  Roger Johnson will discuss the decision to drop the atom bomb, nuclear testing, nuclear accidents, the Hiroshima Survivor Study, the Human Radiation Experiments, radioactivity and cancer, nuclear proliferation, and more cheery topics. Socializing and dinner off the restaurant menu 5:30-7, meeting starts at 7.  No entrance or membership fees but you must RSVP to socprogressives@gmail.com.  Visit the Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/384149375503858/

The Democratic Women of South Orange County will meet on Monday, April 1, 4 5:30-8:30 PM at the San Juan Hills Golf Club.  Six speakers will address the topic of homelessness.  San Juan Hills Golf Club, 5:30-8:30.  Visit www.dwsoc.org

 

March 2019 Events

The Community Choice Energy Workshop meets in Dana Point Thursday, March 7th 6-8 PM, Dana Hills Tennis Center, 24911 Calle De Tenis, Dana Point.  Contact Terry:  totsuki@sbcglobal.net

The Progressives of South Orange County will meet on Tuesday, March 12 in the Banquet Room of Agostinos by the Sea Ristorante Italiano, 34700 Coast Highway, Capo Beach 92624.  The topic will be “The Green New Deal” presented by environmental activist and author Roger Gloss.  Socializing and dinner off the restaurant menu 5:30-7,  meeting starts at 7.  No entrance or membership fees but you must RSVP to socprogressives@gmail.com.  Visit the Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2081036781982022/

The Democratic Women of South Orange County will meet on Monday, March 4 5:30-8:30 PM at the San Juan Hills Golf Club. This meeting features leaders from local school districts who will discuss everything from Governor Newsom’s educational priorities to charter schools, bond issues, and gun violence in schools.  Visit www.dwsoc.org

The Citizens Climate Lobby Orange County South  will meet at 9:30 AM on Saturday, March 9 at Saint Andrews United Methodist Church, 2001 Calle Frontera, San Clemente.  Contact Larry Kramer: larrykramerccl@gmail.com.

January 2019 Events

The Progressives of South Orange County will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 8 in the Banquet Room of Agostinos by the Sea Ristorante Italiano, 34700 Coast Highway, Capo Beach 92624.  The featured speaker Dr. Shahir Masri, author of Beyond Debate: Answers to 50 Misconceptions on Climate Change.  He will be speaking about the impact of climate change and climate action strategies.  You can purchase signed copies of his book at the meeting.  Also joining us will be educator Athina Simolaris, activist for sustainability and environmental awareness.  Socializing and dinner off the restaurant menu 5:30 followed by the meeting at 7.  RSVP necessary:  socprogressives@gmail.com

The Democratic Women of South Orange County will hold a general meeting on Monday, Jan. 7 at the San Juan Hills Golf Club, 32120 San Juan Creek Road, San Juan Capistrano, 5:30-8:30.  The DWSOC will be electing officers and planning for action for the year to come. Info@DWSOC.org

The Women’s March in Santa Ana will take place on Saturday, Jan 19.  The Aliso Niguel Democratic Club is organizing a bus which will leave at Lowe’s in Aliso Viejo Town Center at 7:30 AM returning at 1 PM.  Tickets are $25 plus an additional $10 for an optional bagged breakfast.  The ANDC meets the third Monday of each month at 7 PM (Meet and Greet at 6:30) at the Faith Episcopal Church, 27802 El Lazo, Laguna Niguel 92677, www.alisonigueldemocraticclub.com  The DWSOC is also joining in this Women’s March.

The Citizens’ Climate Lobby will hold its Northern California Conference on Jan. 26-27 in Atherton, CA.  The Citizens’ Climate Southern California regional Conference will be held Saturday and Sunday February 23-24, 2019 at the Cal State Los Angeles Campus, Los Angeles. Early bird registration is available ($110). Students $25. One of the speakers will be actor, director and activist Mike Farrell   https://2019cclsocal. eventbrite.com  Locally, the CCL meets on Saturdays at 9:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall of St. Andrews by the Sea Methodist Church, 2001 Calle Frontera, San Clemente. The first meeting of 2019 will be on Saturday, Jan. 12.  Contact Larry and Chris Kramer:larrykramer11@att.net

 

 


November 2018 Events

The Progressives of South Orange County will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 13 in the Banquet Room of Agostinos by the Sea Ristorante Italiano, 34700 Coast Highway, Capo Beach 92624.  The featured speaker will be Frank Pines, Executive Editor of the Orange County Register who will discuss the troubled status of the newspaper industry including accusations by the president that they are “enemies of the people.”  Socializing and dinner off the restaurant menu 5:30 followed by the meeting at 7.  RSVP necessary: socprogressives@gmail.com 
 
The Democratic Women of South Orange County will hold an Election Eve Party on Tuesday, November 6, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, San Juan Hills Golf Club – 32120 San Juan Creek Road, San Juan Capistrano.  RSVP to:  info@dwsoc.org

October 2018 Events

October 2018 Events

Become a Home Host   Volunteers from all over the country are headed our way to help the Mike Levin campaign for CA 49.  These volunteers are dedicated people pouring out their time and energy to help us. Can you lend a hand put someone up for a homestay while they canvass and do campaign work?  Side issues such as length of stay and transportation are negotiable.  Please visit this website and do what you can to support those who are coming here to help us:  https://tinyurl.com/LevinForCongress 

Progressives of South Orange County will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 16 in the usual meeting venue:  banquet room of Agostinos Ristorante Italiano, www.agostinosbythesea.com, 34700 Coast Hwy, Capo Beach.  Social hour and dinner off the menu 5:30-7,  meeting at 7.  “Will activism by women change the political dynamics and save the country?”  Speakers will be Leslie Zieminski  Megan Kay, and Anne Hughitt plus moderator Petti Van Rikom.  RSVP necessary: socprogressives@gmail.com

 Gun violence Prevention Day  The Orange County Brady Campaign is gathering at the offices of Katie Porter, UCI Law Professor who is running against Mimi Walters, the Donald Trump candidate for Congress in CA 45.  Sunday, Oct. 7, 3 PM, 26361 Crown Valley Parkway, Unit 160, Mission Viejo 92691.  Please support this important event:  contact orangecountybradychapter@gmail.com

Protest Rally for Safer Nuclear Waste Storage at San Onofre   San Clemente is now the official location of the largest depository of stranded nuclear waste in the entire country.  Attend a protest rally on Monday, Oct. 8 at the Belly Up Live Music and Performance Hall, 143 S. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach, 7 PM.  For an enjoyable evening of expert speakers, food, and  live entertainment, RSVP to Chelsi@samuellawrencefoundation.org  You can take the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner from SJC at 5:24, or from Oceanside at 6:01 arriving Solana Beach at 6:20 (3 blocks from Belly Up).  Or you can take the Coaster train from Oceanside at 5:41, arriving Solana Beach at 6:01 (3 blocks from Belly Up).  Or you can take the 6:27PM from SJC (or 7:04 from Oceanside) arriving Solana Beach at 7:22.  Going home, you can take the Surfliner from Solana Beach at 9:33 PM, arriving Oceanside 9:55 or SJC 10:28 PM.  Be sure to check the train schedules!

Democratic Women of South Orange County will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the San Juan Hills Golf Club, 32120 San Juan Creek Rd., SJC.  Socializing and dinner 5:30-6:30 followed by the general meeting featuring Senator Ricardo Lara, candidate for California Insurance Commissioner plus a mini town hall with Mike Levin and Harley Rouda.  For tickets and information:  info@dwsoc.org

 The Citizens Climate Lobby of South Orange County   will meet on Sat., Oct. 13 at St. Andrews by the Sea Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, San Clemente, 9:30 AM.  The guest speaker on this video conference will be former Republican Congressman David Jolly.  Contact: larrykramer11@att.net

 San Clemente Community Symposium on Decommissioning San Onofre  Please attend this important event on Thursday, Oct. 18, 1201 Puerta Del Sol, Suite 100, San Clemente, Suite 100, 3-5:30 PM.  Also add your name to the petition by San Clemente Green to protest the San Onofre (San Clemente) Nuclear Waste Dump.  Donations are needed to support this worthy cause:  contact gary@sanclementegreen.organd send donations to 2837 Penasco, San Clemente, 92673.

 Harley Rouda for Congress will host a reception on Monday, Oct. 22, 5:30-7:30 in Long Beach.  The host will be Congressman Alan Lowenthal.  Rouda is running for CA 48 to unseat Dana Rohrabacher. RSVP: 909-964-7498 or katharine@harleyforcongress.com

Amy Goodman to Speak at Soka   Amy Goodman of Democracy Now will be speaking at Soka University on Wed., Oct. 24, 7 PM.  She is the host and executive producer of the award winning National Public Broadcasting news program which appears daily on 1,400 stations worldwide.  Visit: www.performingarts.soka.edu

 Mike Levin for Congress  There will be a reception for Mike Levin at a private home in San Clemente on Sunday, Oct. 28th.  Levin is the Democratic candidate for Congress in CA 49.  RSVP toHunter@MikeLevin.org for details.

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