Category Archive: News

Aug 15 2017

Vigil in SLO, Wednesday, August 16, 6 pm.

Outshine the Darkness Stand in Solidarity with Charlottesville, VA a community vigil Wednesday, August 16th, 6 pm SLO Mission Plaza, 989 Chorro Street.

Aug 14 2017

AUGUST 17 DCSMV GENERAL MEETING. Pete Flores, III is Guest Speaker.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 Democratic Club SMV General meetings and speaker session (Public welcome) are held every third Thursday at the IHOP at 202 Nicholson Ave in Santa Maria, 93454.  No-host social and menu dinner at 5:30 pm.  Speaker session begins at 7:00 – 7:40 pm followed by (registered Democrats only) meeting until 8:30 pm.  August …

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Aug 13

Congressman Salud Carbajal has opened an office in Santa Maria. Open Mon-Thursday.

1619 S. Thornburg Street, Santa Maria, CA  93458 (S. Broadway to W. Battles) Open Mon – Thursday 9am – 5 pm. A local office will be an opportunity for constituents to discuss with Congressman Carbajal how he can best be of assistance in dealing with constituent casework and federal matters that concern Santa Maria residents. …

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Aug 09 2017

STOP 750 new wells! Save our WATER!

There are over 750 new wells proposed for Santa Barbara County that will be voted on by our county Board of Supervisors.  Click on the link: NO drilling! Reject proposals by oil companies AERA, ERG and PetroRock.  These projects would drill through the Santa Maria Valley Groundwater Basin, which provides clean drinking water to 12 …

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Aug 08

Scientists are concerned that the Trump White House won’t release climate change study.

The U.S. is already showing signs of the effects of climate change, according to a recent scientific report. (PBS Hour)   Photo with elevated sea levels in 2015. “Many lines of evidence demonstrate that human activities, especially emissions of greenhouse or heat-trapping gases, are primarily responsible for recent observed climate change.” This report is part …

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Aug 08

Prevent a Trump TV takeover.

Protect our rights to free speech and broadcasting.  Sign the petition to the FCC. The Sinclair Broadcast Group is not a well-known name, but a shorthand reference for it these days is “Trump TV.” The Sinclair management style means newscasters across the country are obligated to parrot the same story, without commentary or analysis. Sinclair has …

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Aug 05

Senators Harris and Paul Introduce Bill to Encourage States to Reform or Replace Unjust, Costly Money Bail System

U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced a bipartisan bail reform bill – The Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act of 2017 – to encourage states to reform or replace the practice of money bail, the requirement that people awaiting trial are locked up in jail unless they are able to …

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QUICK LOOK AT ACTIVITIES/FESTIVITIES CALENDAR – Dem Club and/or Affiliates

Outshine the Darkness Stand in Solidarity with Charlottesville, VA a community vigil Wednesday, August 16th, 6 pm SLO Mission Plaza, 989 Chorro St. Thursday, August 17, 2017 Democratic Club SMV General meetings and speaker session (Public welcome) are held every third Thursday at the IHOP at 202 Nicholson Ave in Santa Maria, 93454.  No-host social and …

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Jun 22

Trump signed away your internet privacy. A California legislator wants to give it back.

  Call CA (R) Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham Phone: (805) 549-3381 SLO.  Vote YES on AB 375 introduced by CA (D) Assemblyman Ed Chau. AT&T, Comcast and other internet service providers can continue to track every search you make and website you visit and sell that information to the highest bidder, under legislation recently signed by …

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Mar 07

Santa Barbara County law enforcement officials do not plan on cooperating with I.C.E.

Article on March 7, 2017: Santa Maria Times – Santa Barbara County law enforcement officials do not plan on cooperating with I.C.E. http://santamariatimes.com/news/local/county-law-enforcement-won-t-assist-immigration-enforcement-efforts/article_186a6248-2eaf-5b26-a73f-9ca1a43773ee.html#utm_source=santamariatimes.com&utm_campaign=%2Femail-updates%2Fdaily-headlines%2F&utm_medium=email&utm_content=3AA521AECEF80FD328ECA9DEE002AC7E56BDFF45

Apr 04

ELECTIONS WEBSITES AND TELEPHONE NUMBERS: Where and How to Register to Vote

  DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF SANTA MARIA VALLEY: Website: www.santamariademocrats.info Democratic Headquarters,327 East Plaza Drive, Suite 2, Santa Maria, CA 93454 Phone: 805-349-2708; (Call for office hours) Leave phone messages. Facebook: Democratic Club of Santa Maria Valley NOTICE:  THE SANTA MARIA ELECTIONS OFFICE #134 WILL BE CLOSED IN 2017. Voter registration forms may be found at: SANTA …

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Feb 05

Welcome Volunteers! We need you! Every vote counts!

If you would like to participate in the election process, we welcome campaign volunteers to register voters, telephone, and walk neighborhoods. Every vote counts! Give us a call at 805-349-2708:  leave a message, and you’ll get a return call. Please give your name and phone number. Take Note: The Democratic Club of Santa Maria Valley …

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Oct 31

Automatic Voter Registration

AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION FOR ALL CALIFORNIA CITIZENS WHO GET OR RENEW A CALIFORNIA DRIVERS LICENSE.  On Saturday, October 10, 2015 Governor Jerry Brown signed into law measures which will eventually make voter registration automatic for ALL California citizens who get or renew a California drivers license. The bill was a priority of newly elected Secretary …

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