Katharine Gring

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Voter Registration Outreach at Pacific Pride Festival

The DSC’s continuing efforts with voter registration took the club to this year’s Pacific Pride Festival yesterday, August 27, at Chase Palm Park. Working with the coordinated Democratic campaign, Democratic Women, and SB4Hillary volunteers, the DSC reached many new voters and those who Volunteers of all ages were on hand to register voters and remind …

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Joan Hartmann’s Road to Victory

poster for Joan Hartmann

DSC Folk: Whether or not you live in the 3rd District, you have a stake in making sure Joan Hartmann wins her race for the county Board of Supervisors. She is an awesome candidate who can and will keep our county government on the right road. Here’s a great way to meet and support Joan …

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Voter Registration: Pacific Pride Festival, Aug 27

The annual Pacific Pride Festival is Aug 27.  This is a fun event and we will have a voter registration booth there.   The DSC steering Committee has taken all but 3 shifts.  The ones left will be first come first serve. I will not be able to do SBCC this year.  Someone from the DSC will …

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Get Started on Understanding State Ballot Measures

As usual for California, the statewide ballot in November will be overflowing with voter initiatives, constitutional amendments, and legislative proposals requiring considerable attention and study from voters hoping to make thoughtful choices. The most current official listing of these measures–17, in all, (Props. 51 thru 67)–can be found by visiting the Secretary of State’s site, …

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Recent DCC Endorsements

  Capps, Epstein, Richards & I.V. CSD Endorsed by DCC In the past two months, the Santa Barbara County Democratic Party has given its official endorsement to Laura Capps for the Santa Barbara school board, Susan Epstein for Goleta school board, Kyle Richards for Goleta City Council, and to the November ballot measure that seeks …

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The Force of the Fourth

    DSC’s 4th of July BBQ More than a hundred local Democratic patriots, candidates and elected officials gathered earlier this month for the DSC’s annual 4th of July barbecue at Stow Grove Park in Goleta. The record numbers probably had something to do with the upcoming presidential election, but it was also a chance …

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Support Local Grocery Workers

DSC Folk: In solidarity with the grocery store workers at the three major food chains in our town, who are in final negotiations for a fair labor contract, we wanted to alert you about a rally this week at the downtown Ralph’s store: Weds. 7/13, 100 W. Carrillo St., SB. It’s a chance to support …

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Salute to Lois Capps

4th of July DSC BBQ–It’s patriotic to RSVP!

4TH OF JULY BBQ WITH THE DSC: (Limited Space at the Park: RSVP Today) You are invited to join local Democrats, elected officials, and candidates for a glorious afternoon of food & friendship. If  you haven’t done so already,  just RSVP to eborah@cox.net by June 30th.   WHAT: Democratic Service Club’s 4th of July BBQ WHEN: Monday, July 4th, …

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A Chance to get Involved

Openings on the County DCC With the new term of office for members of the SB Democratic Central Committee starting in July, there will be a number of vacancies for district members on the Committee. The vacancies will be as follows: 3 vacancies in 1st Supervisor District 1 vacancy in 3rd Supervisor District 1 vacancy …

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