Category: Current Issues

Resolution for a State Bank

Resolution for a State Bank WHEREAS the State of California is the eighth largest economy in the world and the security of that economy depends upon a sustainable supply of affordable credit for individuals, businesses and such public purposes as

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Resolution for Health Care Reform

Resolution for Health Care Reform WHEREAS access to quality health care is essential for the good health and productivity of every American citizen and qualifies as a human right, not a privilege; and WHEREAS the passage of the Affordable Care Act has

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Resolution for Climate Mobilization Action

Resolution for Climate Mobilization Action WHEREAS climate disruption is the central moral issue of our time; and WHEREAS studies by Stanford University show the United States can successfully transition off fossil and nuclear fuel sources and onto safe, renewable energy;

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Our Legacy: To Save Civilization

Our Legacy: To Save Civilization by Nancy Casady I can almost bet that most of us were born without thinking that our legacy would be to save civilization. And yet, here it is; the opportunity to make individual decisions that,

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Climate Change Isn’t Coming – It is Here!

Climate Change Isn’t Coming – It is Here! Dire predictions were made of steadily increasing temperatures, deteriorating public health, reduction in fresh water supply, increased rates of wildfires, rising sea levels, loss of habitat for native plants and species.  The

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Campaign for Clean Elections

Continuing the Campaign for Clean Elections Momentum Builds to Get Money Out of Politics While many will say that the “Clean Elections” proposal (aka public funding of campaigns) is not as urgent as the 2014 races, it is important to

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Citizens United

Citizens United The La Jolla Democratic Club has been supportive of the work of Move to Amend. It seeks to gather support in amending the constitution to reverse the damage done by Citizens United, which allows enormous sums of money

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Raise Up San Diego

Raise Up San Diego DO NOT SIGN! Paid petitioners are trying to repeal San Diego’s new earned sick leave and minimum wage law. Do not sign! Our City Council just passed an ordinance making San Diego the largest city in

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Update on Route 5 Corridor

Update on Route 5 Corridor Report submitted by member Mike Bullock, Transportation Chair of the Sierra Club. At a recent meeting of Coastal Commission a package was approved unanimously. It includes rail double tracking, the lagoon improvements, bike and hiking

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