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Democratic presidential debate, Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 5 p.m. Pacific time

The fifth Democratic presidential debate will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at  5 p.m. Pacific time and will be co-hosted by The Washington Post and MSNBC in Atlanta, GA.  It can be viewed on MSNBC apps and Washingtonpost.com (may require a minimal paid subscription to view.) Ten candidates have qualified to be onstage at this …

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The chamber voted on October 31, 2019, to approve procedures related to the impeachment inquiry into President Trump

“What is at stake in all of this? It’s nothing less than our democracy,” Nancy Pelosi.  News of a whistleblower complaint alleging that Trump had pressured Ukraine’s president to investigate the Biden family, and military aid was being withheld from Ukraine unless the president of Ukraine cooperated, broke in September 2019, that led Pelosi to end the ambiguity …

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SAVE OUR PLANET! Santa Maria Valley Global Climate demonstration, 110 E. Cook St, 93454.

Santa Maria students and supportive adults rallied and marched down S. Broadway on Friday, September 27th along with millions of other demonstrators around the world last week to demand action, not resistance, by lawmakers to address the dangerous levels of greenhouse gases that are contributing to climate change.  With bilingual interpretation, speakers included several members …

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Santa Barbara County moves towards Solar, Wind power

The primary power generation source envisioned by the plan would be solar, but the potential for utility-scale wind energy projects would also be enhanced through the revision of ordinances, specifically in the Coastal Zone.  4-1 vote in favor (Peter Adam, 4th District,  dissenting)  by Santa Barbara County Supervisors in September 2019. https://santamariatimes.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/energy-plan-may-bring-more-solar-wind-power-to-santa/article_1cffdc6a-1e93-541f-8472-0c015d55e24b.html#utm_source=santamariatimes.com&utm_campaign=%2Femail-updates%2Fbreaking&utm_medium=PostUp&utm_content=299982f7dd0fe15462113df5cce9f3ea6f50118a  

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Welcome to the DCSMV Website

We hope you will find our multilingual website informational and interesting.  Everything can be read in languages other than English. JUST CLICK ON THE “Select Language”  BUTTON.   We strive to provide educational tools to help voters make good, informed decisions, and to become active  Democrats.   To view the Home Page Image slider posts, …

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ERG Oil sold to TerraCore. Hearings postponed until a revised plan prepared for S.B. County.

Oil spills and leakages happen.  To report a suspected oil spill, immediately call the State Warning Center 1-800-424-8802, then notify Channelkeeper at 805-563-3377.  In an emergency, call 911.   A Denver, Colorado company has purchased ERG in August 2019.  ERG is the company that has had enormous and continued resistance by local residents in their …

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Santa Maria Town Hall meeting Thursday, August 8, 2019 with Congressman Carbajal

If you missed it, there are media coverage links at the bottom of this post. The town hall ran from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Center, 313 W. Tunnell St. It is open to the public and free to attend. Noelle Rosellini, press secretary for the congressman, said the majority of the …

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The facts about Trump’s policy of separating families at the border.

Obama’s guidelines prioritized the deportation of gang members, those who posed a national security risk and those who had committed felonies. Trump’s January 2017 executive order does not include a priority list for deportations and refers only to “criminal offenses,” which is broad enough to encompass serious felonies as well as misdemeanors. Because of Trump’s executive order, …

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Thursday, July 18, 2019. Our DCSMV General Meeting. Guest Speaker will be Gloria Soto, Santa Maria City Councilwoman, discussing the 2020 Census.

Democratic Club Santa Maria Valley meetings are held every third Thursday of the month, IHOP Restaurant, 202 Nicholson Ave, Santa Maria, 93454.
 JOIN US!  Public Welcome!  No-host social and menu dinner at 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
   Speaker session open to the public 7:00 -7:40 pm followed by 
DCSMV business meeting (registered Democrats only) until …

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2019 Santa Barbara County Fair, July 10 – July 14, 2019

COME BY AND VISIT OUR DEMOCRATIC CLUB BOOTH!!  Thanks volunteer members Councilwoman Gloria Soto and LuzMarie Cabral. Click on Image to get Events schedule, Tickets and other information. 2019 Santa Barbara County Fair Date: July 10 – July 14, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM Fair Park Links: Location(s): Grounds Category(s): Events Tickets and …

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STOP THE BANS RALLY was held in SLO, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, SLO Courthouse

Organized by Women’s March in front of SLO Superior Court to advocate for reproductive justice. The anti-abortion movement, built over nearly five decades, is closer than it has ever been to its long-held dream of dismantling Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that legalized abortion nationwide.” #stopthebans #hearourvoice #hearourvote#truthtopower Women’s March Organization: The Women’s March SLO …

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Joan Hartmann, SB County Supervisor office in Santa Maria.

Office in Santa Maria open Tuesday – Friday. Office in Guadalupe by appointment. Located at 511 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 111, Santa Maria, CA  93455. In the Joseph Centeno Bldg off E. Betteravia Blvd & Centerpoint Parkway. Contact  phone number  805-346-7210.   Contact email:  jhartmann@countyofsb.org                       …

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CONGRATULATIONS!! Incumbent Congressman, 24th District, Salud Carbajal re-elected November 2018!

  1619 S. Thornburg Street, Santa Maria, CA  93458 (Take S. Broadway to W. Battles, turn left) Open Mon – Thursday 9am – 5 pm. Phone: (805) 730-1710 Salud Carbajal, 24th Congressional District Website link:  https://carbajal.house.gov Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/repsaludcarbajal/ A local office will be an opportunity for constituents to discuss with Congressman Carbajal how he can …

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CONGRATULATIONS!! GLORIA SOTO, WINNER DISTRICT 3, SANTA MARIA CITY COUNCIL

GLORIA SOTO, newly elected to the Santa Maria City Council,  was born, raised, and educated in Santa Maria.  She comes from an immigrant family whose example taught her the value of hard work and determination. Gloria took advantage of every opportunity that her family and community offered her. She holds degrees from Allan Hancock College …

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May 2, 2018, Co-authors held a public press conference announcing efforts to reform our broken campaign finance system

San Luis Obispo, CA – On Wednesday, May 2, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Bill Ostrander, Director of Citizen’s Congress, (and 2018 Candidate for CA 35 Assembly) introduced the Corporate Political Disclosure Act of 2018. For more information, click on the link below: https://santamariademocrats.info/past-local-political-events/may-2-2018-carbajal-and-ostrander-announce-legislation-to-disclose-corporate-election-spending/

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