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P.O. Box 2192, Redondo Beach, CA 90278
February 2006


Next Meeting

Tuesday, February 28, 7:30PM
David K. Hayward Center
2000 Artesia Boulevard
Redondo Beach

The program will include issues in the upcoming June primary, and hunting safety tips from Dick Cheney. Please plan to attend!


South Bay Democratic
Candidates Forum

Sunday, April 23, 2006
1-4 PM
UFCW Local 770 Hall
25949 Belleporte Avenue
Harbor City

All Statewide Democratic Candidates Have Been Invited!

Confirmed Speakers include:

Sen. Liz Figueroa, candidate for Lt. Governor

LA City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo, candidate for Attorney General

Sponsored by the Beach Cities, Gardena Valley, Lawndale, LAX Area, Lomita-Harbor City, Palos Verdes, Progressive, San Pedro, and West LA Democratic Clubs


Renew!

If you have not renewed your membership in the Beach Cities Democratic Club, now is your last chance. After February, if you have not paid your dues, you will not be considered a member in good standing, and your club privileges and newsletter will be discontinued. Please renew your membership.

It’s your fight too!


January Meeting Recap

After welcoming us to the first meeting of 2006, President Lee held a


improper influence in the contest between Ted Lieu and Jim Aldinger. He stated emphatically that the rumors were completely baseless.


special election to replace departing Vice-President Tony Hale. Fortunately, Ray Waters has volunteered to serve. Ray was elected by acclamation.

The pre-endorsement caucus will be held April 1 in Harbor City. Based on our 833 membership count, BCDC is entitled to 40+ delegates. Those interested in serving should notify Lee.

Lee gave an update on the upcoming candidates’ forum to be sponsored by several south bay Democ-



Our new vice-president Ray Waters

Nakano said that during World War II, he and thousands of other people were confined to internment camps as victims of allegations that proved to be completely false and he stressed how personally important it is to get the truth out and clear the air. His speech was followed by a round of applause. Jim Aldinger then spoke about the undergrounding controversy in Manhattan Beach. A citizens commit-


ratic clubs including BCDC. The consortium’s goal is to present statewide candidates a week ahead of the Convention. The membership voted to contribute $250 for seed money. Anyone wanting to help should contact Lee.

George Nakano spoke next in order to address a number of rumors that made the rounds during the special election for Mike Gordon’s assembly seat. Nakano stood accused of exerting


tee has been formed to address the issues of homeowners who oppose the undergrounding and/or cannot afford to pay for it.

Regarding the recent sewage spill, Aldinger said that the city is still trying to learn what caused the systems to fail.

Lee announced that Linda Wolin will step down from her seat on the Hermosa Beach School Board because her family is relocating to Northern California.


Support the Troops! Send them to Congress

Check out Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America PAC (iavapac. org). This is the start of a political movement to empower the people who pay the price for bad decisions in Washington: our combat veterans.

With General Wesley Clark on the board of advisors, IAVA PAC’s mission is to promote veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan wars who are running for


Congress this year.

The launch of IAVA PAC brings the promise of real change, because the candidates they support have innovative solutions for war issues that can only come with combat experience in the current conflicts.

Let's put an end to warmongering by the chickenhawks.


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