Screening of “Little Voices from Fukushima” Come and see this remarkable film showing Japanese families facing a very difficult choice between staying in contaminated areas or self-evacuating without the support of the government who insists it is safe to stay put, in spite of much evidence to the contrary. Come learn more about the consequences of radioactive fallout and how poorly other governments have dealt with it. Thursday, March 29th, 6-8 PM, San Clemenete Community Center Ole Hanson Room, 100 N. Calle Seville. Here is the trailer:
The South Orange County Progressives will meet on Tuesday, March 13 at their usual venue, the banquet room of Agostino’s Ristorante Italiano, 34700 Coast Hwy, Capo Beach 92624. The speaker will be Susan Parmelee, Executive Director of the Wellness and Prevention Center. The topic will be the changing of marijuana laws and the evolution of the opioid crisis. RSVP to email@example.com and visit https://socprogressives.com/
The Edison Community Engagement Panel will hold its 20th meeting on Thursday, March 22 at the Laguna Hills Community Center, 25555 Alica Parkway, Laguna Hills, 92653. (For some reason, the CEP refuses to meet in San Clemente, the city closest to the new nuclear waste dump.) Edison’s public relations promotional booths will open at 4:30, an hour before the meeting which is scheduled for 5:30-8:30.
Mary Navarro is running for the OC Board of Education District 5. If you wish to attend her kickoff campaign reception at a private home 3-5PM Sunday, March 4, please RSVP for details to: contact@voteMaryNavarro.com
March for Our Lives is going to be a rally in support of those demanding an end to gun violence in the wake of the Florida school shooting. The date is Saturday, March 24 2-5 PM and the place will be Centennial Regional Park in Santa Ana outside the offices of republican Mimi Walters who has supported legislation to weaken gun control laws. Visit the Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2086040571628863/
Women’s History Brunch On Saturday March 24 there will be the 3rd Annual Women’s History Month Breakfast 10AM – Noon at the Oak Creek Golf Club, One Gold Club Drive, Irvine. Tickets $35 before March 10. For more information visit Women’s History Month Brunch
Residents Organized for a Safe Environment (ROSE) will sponsor a community involvement meeting on Saturday, Feb. 3: “The Facts about Nuclear Waste Storage at San Onofre.” The meeting will take place just as Edison has completed moving the first of 73 thin-walled canisters to the new nuclear waste dump at San Onofre where they will remain indefinitely. These canisters are often called “Chernobyl Cans” because each one has more radiation potential than everything released in the Chernobyl disaster. 1-3 PM, Center for Spiritual Living, 1201 Puerta del Sol, San Clemente 92673. Contact:949-662-7419.
The Canyon Democrats will sponsor a “Flip the House” Pancake Breakfast on Sat., Feb. 3, 9-10 AM at the Norman Murray Center in Mission Viejo. And on Tuesday, Feb. 27 they will hold their monthly meeting also at the Norman Murray Center. Socializing from 6:30-7 followed by the meeting 7-9. All welcome. https://canyondems.org/
The Democratic Women of South Orange County will host a Candidate Night for CA 49 on Tuesday, Feb. 20. The lively debate will be held at the San Juan Hills High School Theatre, 29211 Stallion Ridge, San Juan Capistrano 92675. Doors open at 6:15, debate 7-8:30. For tickets and more information visit: http://www.dwsoc.org/
Flip the 49th will continue canvassing and phone bank operations throughout Feb. in San Clemente, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista, Solana Beach, and Encinitas. Visit: https://www.flip-the-49th.org/events and join the many volunteers!
The O’Neill Annual Holiday Brunch for area Democrats will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2, 11AM – 1 PM at the Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club, 26772 Avery Parkway, Mission Viejo. The keynote speaker will be Congressman Ted Lieu. Contact either event sponsor for details: SOCDC or the Canyon Democrats.
The Democratic Women of South Orange County are planning their second annual Holiday Mixer for Monday, Dec. 4. Stay tuned for details or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The South Orange County Democratic Club will hold their last meeting of the year on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at Marie Callender’s in San Juan Capistrano. The agenda is to hold elections and ring in some holiday cheer! Free for members, $5 for non-members, and if you want dinner contact email@example.com ($20 extra).