Westwood - Westside Democratic Club
P.O. Box 78961 Los Angeles CA 90016
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These go to Stephanie Nordlinger, former WWDC President.
WWDC merged into the West LA Democratic Club in August 2010. The middle column of this website will provide information on West LA Democratic Club upcoming meetings, etc. Its recent meetings have been mosly at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Mar Vista (90066). To get information more quickly, join the West LA Democratic Club ($25 a calendar year, $13 for seniors and full-time students; $13 at mid-year and free to Associate Members). It is very active, but it does not have a printed newsletter. Go to www.westlademclub.org
for further information and to join. If you prefer daytime meetings on weekends in Westwood, you might want to join the Southern California Political Action Group. It isn't a Democratic Club, but it has good speakers and discussions. $35/year. www.scpag.net
A New Westwood Club?
If you want more meetings in your area and are willing to help make it happen, please let us know. We will try to put you in touch with each other and provide support.
May 21 Los Angeles Local Election - Democratic Recommendations
Mayor - Both Eric Garcetti and Wendy Gruel are liberal Democrats. No LACDP endorsement.
City Attorney - Mike Feuer - Endorsed by the county party (LACDP) and the L.A. Times. His opponent, Carmen Trutanich, is the incumbent and a very conservative Republican or independent.
City Controller - Ron Galperin - Endorsed by LACDP and the L.A. Times. His opponent, Dennis Zine, is a termed-out L.A. City Councilman from the West San Fernando Valley and a life-long Republican who recently registered as an Independent.
Member, Board of Trustees of the L.A. Community College District:
Both candidates are Democrats. Nancy Pearlman is a 12-year incumbent. David Vela is a small school district board member. David Vela won the LACDP endorsement, while the L.A. Times endorsed Nancy Pearlman. Both spoke at the West L.A. Democratic Club endorsement meeting, but neither obtained the 60% majority needed to get the club's endorsement.
Proposition C - Resolution for the city to suport a federal Constitutional amendment to limit the rights of corporations related to campaign spending. - YES
Proposition D - the City Council's proposed ordinance to regulate medical marijuana outlets.
Measures E and F - alternative L.A. City ordinances for regulating medical marijuana outlets.
To check your voter registration or learn what districts you are in, go to www.lavote.net (the county Registrar-Recorder's website). The L.A. City Clerk's office should have the earliest reports on the election.
Sheila Kuehl Is Running for Zev Yaroslavsky's Supervisor Seat
In an April 25th e-mail, Sheila Kuehl announced:
I’m running to succeed our great Supervisor from the Third District in L.A. County, Zev Yaroslavsky, when he’s termed out next year.
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WEST LA DEMOCRATIC CLUB SUMMER PARTY
SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
ALAN BAIL'S HOME
11931 LAWLER STREET, Mar Vista 90066
Please bring a delicious appetizer or dessert and your favorite brand
of wine or beer. We provide everything else including veggies.
Bring your friends and join our elected Democratic representatives and other members to have a great time!
Pay online ActBlue to RSVP for the party and to join/renew your WLADC dues for 2013!
If paying at the door, RSVP to Ingrid: firstname.lastname@example.org Suggested Donations: $25.00 * $50 * $100 * $250 * $500
We'll mostly be outdoors, so bring something to keep you warm in the evening.
Join West L.A. Democratic Club
To join or rejoin the West L.A. Democratic Club, go to www.westlademclub.org. Select Join from the menu.
The major choices are: $25/year, Senior or second half of the year regular membership, $13, and $0 - Associate membership, which puts you on an e-mail announcements list (including the E-Letter before meetings). Associates may not vote on issues or candidates and do not have the right to participate in the club's Yahoo Group for discussions and more meeting announcements (e.g. of other groups). The West LA club doesn't have a printed newsletter or (generally) mailed announcements. The club is active in the 2012 campaigns here and nationally. Please see its website for information on issues, the campaigns, other websites, etc. It also has a Facebook page.
West LA Democratic 2013 Club Officers
The following people were elected on February 9, 2013 to serve this year:
President: Cara Robin
Vice President, Political: David Lyell
Vice President, Operations: Ingrid van Eckert
Treasurer: Susan Blanchard
Secretary: Kelley Willis
Member-At-Large: Joan Gallagher, Nadia Lawrence, Marianne Tyler
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