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“How we can affect our environment” is topic of session

May 24, 2014 (La Mesa)--San Diego Planning Commissioner Anthony Wagner will headline the June 4th meeting of the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club at the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Drive in La Mesa.  Wagner, an area native, also heads up the Allied Gardens Town Council and was recently Chair of Navajo Community Planners.  He’ll discuss the results of the June 3rd primary election, as well as the importance of the updated Grantville Community Plan.  As a board member of the San Diego River Park Foundation, Anthony will discuss the balance planners must reach in protecting our open spaces and valuable natural resources with the plans proposed for high-density development of the Grantville area.

He will be joined on the dais by Masada Disenhouse of, an all-volunteer team of San Diegans dedicated to raising awareness, developing leaders and advocating for climate change action. Social hour starts at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 7 p.m.

La Mesa-Foothills Democratic Club is one of the oldest and largest chartered Democratic clubs in San Diego County.  It’s home to members from San Carlos, Allied Gardens, Del Cerro, Grantville, La Mesa, Mt. Helix, East Mission Valley, College Area, Santee, Casa De Oro and Spring Valley.  We meet the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 PM for social time at the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Dr., just off University Ave.  Meetings start at 7 p.m..

The club’s July 2nd Meeting will take place at the Mission Trails Park Interpretive Center!  A Phil’s BBQ dinner, Meet, and Greet with all the local candidates will be the focus, along with an informative session with MTRP Foundation Exec. Director Jay Wilson and talks by Park Guides and perhaps George Cowles himself.  On August 6, the club will feature a performance by humorist and political satirist Roy Zimmerman. 

Meetings are free to the public.  For more information visit .



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