Katharine Gring

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Oct 17

the time to contact as many voters as possible is upon us

It’s That Time of Year Again With ballots going out next week, the time to contact as many voters as possible is upon us. With any luck, if we work now, the harvest and the celebration in November will be prodigious.

Oct 14

Club Update – DSC Volunteers in Action

Club Update   DSC Volunteers in Action Putting out the mail for the Friedman campaign on the porch at HQ. Since the September 1st opening of the new Democratic party headquarters at 1025 Castillo St., DSC volunteers have carried out two mailing projects for the current election campaign and appeared on camera with mayoral and council …

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Oct 11

Getting to Know Jim Scafide, the endorsed Democrat for District 4, Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30

Here’s a great opportunity to meet the endorsed Democrat for District 4. Even if you don’t live in that part of town, you’ll want to see what Jim will contribute to the Santa Barbara City Council when he joins the team of Mayor Cathy Murillo, Gregg Hart, and Eric Friedman. Democratic Service Club, P.O. Box 1478, Santa Barbara, CA 93102

Oct 03

SB Young Dems Walk & Hope Ranch Pool Party

Santa Barbara Young Dems are worried that the city is in danger of having a Trump-supporting mayor due to a split Democratic field. Working against that possibility, they will come together to talk to at least 1,000 people on October 8, a month before mail-in ballots are delivered. The immediate reward for the noontime Cathy Murillo canvassing operation …

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Oct 03

City of Santa Barbara Elections

The Time Has Come Ballots for the city election go out to voters the week of October 9, and need to be returned by mail by Tuesday, November 7. Ballots may be brought in to the City Clerk’s office prior to Election Day, and there will be four other drop off locations open on Nov. 7, but there …

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Sep 15

“It’s YOUR Party: General Planning Meeting” at UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for “It’s YOUR Party: General Planning Meeting” at UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion. You’ll learn about Party structure, local clubs, campaign strategies, opportunities for engagement, and more.A few logistical details below…  Directions: http://www.ucen.ucsb.edu/about-the-ucen/maps-directions Parking: http://www.aw.id.ucsb.edu/maps/images/aw_pdfs/Corwin_UCSB.pdf Food: a light lunch will be provided; if you’d like to purchase additional snacks/coffee, the UCen cafe …

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Jul 15

State Party News

New Party Officers The main business of the CA Democratic Party’s recent state convention (May 19-21) was to elect new party officers to lead the most powerful blue state into an uncertain future. In a hotly contested election among the 3,000 convention delegates, Eric Bauman narrowly defeated Kimberly Ellis for state party Chair,  Fierce floor demonstrations by Kimberly …

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Jul 15

Upcoming Global Climate Change Forum

Jul 10

The annual BBQ was the biggest and best attended ever

  The Re-Sisters performing “I Can’t Keep Quiet” Our program of speakers included Rep. Salud Carbajal, Assembly Member Monique Limón, SB Mayor candidate Cathy Murillo, and the endorsed candidates for SB City Council Districts 4, 5, and 6 —Jim Scafide, Eric Friedman, and Gregg Hart respectively. All photos by Marian Shapiro. Thanks everyone!  

Jul 04

America the Beautiful by Ray Charles