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Published On 11/18/2023
Diane Nygaard was selected as the Oceanside Senior Volunteer of the Year for her enduring efforts to protect wetlands, open spaces and Native American sacred sites in the surrounding areas of Oceanside. She founded Preserve Calavera in 2001, now one of the largest non-profits in the area. She was instrumental in the acquisition of 134 acres of land now known as the Buena Vista Creek Ecological Reserve.
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Advocacy & Action

Published On 1/22/2024
Proposition 1, on the March 5, 2024 ballot, will reduce the amount of funding the County receives for mental health services and constrain flexibility in how the County allocates funding, requiring a certain amount be set aside for housing.
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Published On 11/11/2023
LWVNCSD and LWV San Diego jointly urged our San Diego Congressional Representatives, Senators and the EPA Administrator to press for federal funding for a long-term, sustainable solution to manage and protect the Tijuana River Valley region, that must include recycled water as integral to any plan.
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Published On 11/8/2023
The League is pleased to support the resolution to declare surplus land at 634 Quail Gardens Drive for a 100 percent affordable housing project. This action is consistent with the League's Housing Action Plan which supports policies that create a sufficient supply of affordable housing for people of all income levels.
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Published On 10/23/2023
We urge the San Diego County Sheriff's Department to stop using County resources to respond to ICE requests for notification and transfers which aid in the separation of families. All San Diegans deserve to live in a region where loved ones stay together and do not live in fear that an encounter with law enforcement will lead to deportation.
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Published On 10/23/2023
Loopholes in Prop 13 have allowed corporations to escape paying taxes on the fair market value due to certain corporate structures which make it difficult to determine when properties have changed ownership. Proposition 13 has led to massive declines in funding for our schools and communities. We, therefore, request the Board of Supervisor reject support of Proposition 13.
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Published On 10/23/2023
We oppose the adoption of policies, practices, regulations and laws that criminalize, penalize or permit the harassment of unsheltered persons for engaging in necessary life activities in public spaces. We urge the Board of Supervisors to reject this proposal and prioritize the County's own Homelessness Solutions Action Plan, finalized on October 15, 2023, prior to creating an ordinance.
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Published On 10/18/2023
In written and oral public comment, the LWVNCSD supported a proposal to direct staff to develop a plan to open a safe parking lot for community members experiencing homelessness.
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Published On 10/11/2023
In a joint statement with the State League (LWVC), the San Diego Leagues urged the CCC to request Gov. Newsom declare an emergency at the Tijuana River Valley in a first step toward addressing the ongoing severe sewage crisis.
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Published On 8/29/2023
We urge the Board of Supervisors to adopt Supervisor Anderson's recommendation to direct the Chief Administrative Officer to develop a shared housing program, coordinated by the County, for assisting seniors at risk of homelessness. The League supports programs and policies to assist meeting the basic needs of those who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.
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Published On 8/16/2023
We believe that the ability for the public to provide public comment to elected officials should be encouraged. The council's current policy of taking public comment at the beginning of council meetings is consistent with this position and we support maintaining it, along with the policy of reading into the public record electronically-submitted communications.
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Published On 6/13/2023
The LWV believes that criminalizing, penalizing or harassing those who are homeless through encampment bans, like the one the City Council is considering, have neither been proven effective nor humane at addressing homelessness. We urge the Council to instead focus on meeting the need for safe shelter for those who are homeless, and look to other proven methods for successfully tackling this issue.
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Published On 5/28/2023
How districts are drawn has the power to determine whether communities' shared interests will be fairly represented at varying levels of government. The League of Women Voters of California is co-sponsoring Assembly Bills AB 746 and AB 1248 to ensure fair representation for all. California is a national leader in fair representation. Tell your CA Assembly member to keep it that way by Voting YES on these important measures! Share this post with your neighbors and fellow Californians and learn more about how you can easily take action at https://bit.ly/Action_Redistrict
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Published On 5/23/2023
We believe the public is well-served when fair and civil candidate forums take place and voters can hear directly from candidates. We ask the City of Vista to host candidate forums for future city council and mayoral races.
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Published On 5/22/2023
We urge the Board of Supervisors to take steps to ensure maximum voter participation in the District 4 Supervisor's special election on August 15 by fully funding a comprehensive nonpartisan voter outreach, education and communications effort.
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Published On 5/10/2023
We believe the public is well-served when fair and civil candidate forums take place and voters can hear directly from candidates. We ask the City of Escondido to host candidate forums for future city council and mayoral races.
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Published On 5/9/2023
We believe the public is well-served when fair and civil candidate forums take place and voters can hear directly from candidates. We ask the City of San Marcos to host candidate forums for future city council and mayoral races.
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Published On 4/26/2023
We believe the public is well-served when fair and civil candidate forums take place and voters can hear directly from candidates. We ask the City of Solana Beach to host candidate forums for future city council and mayoral races.
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Published On 4/19/2023
We believe the public is well-served when fair and civil candidate forums take place and voters can hear directly from candidates. We ask the City of Oceanside to host candidate forums for future city council and mayoral races.
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Published On 4/11/2023
LWVNCSD supports a special election for the vacancy in District 4 so voters can have a say in who represents them for the remaining 44 months of the term.
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Published On 3/22/2023
We believe the public is well-served when fair and civil candidate forums take place and voters can hear directly from candidates. We ask the City of Encinitas to consider hosting candidate forums for city council and mayoral races.
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Published On 3/13/2023
We support the far-reaching scope of the draft plan, its consideration of the Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA), and urge outreach and updates to the community.
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We endorse action and policies that lead to the creation of a sufficient and affordable housing supply for all income levels distributed throughout the region.
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Published On 3/13/2023
We support City of Oceanside's efforts to create a new source of high quality drinking water and support their application for funding of a feasibility study to build on the Pure Water Oceanside, the first potable reuse project in San Diego County.
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We heartily support the creation of this citizen-led commission, offering an opportunity for the public to be informed and heard on policing issues and are hopeful it will strengthen trust in law enforcement in the community.
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Published On 3/7/2023
We believe the public is well-served when fair and civil candidate forums take place and voters can hear directly from candidates. We ask the City of Carlsbad to host candidate forums for future city council and mayoral races.
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Published On 2/15/2023
We believe now is the time for the City of Escondido to adopt an inclusionary housing policy and urge it to take advantage of the SANDAG Regional Early Action Program (REAP) grants to aid in initiating this project.
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Published On 12/13/2022
We encourage the Board to improve the ability for the public to access, observe, and engage in their public meetings and to make videorecordings of the meetings available to ensure full transparency.
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Important Primary Election Dates

Voter information pamphlets go out to registered voters.
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Events

Published On 5/17/2023
Join us for this public forum and hear about recent research on threats and intimidation of local public officials. Brainstorm ideas in small groups to come up with ways to confront this troubling problem. Led by Dr. Carl Luna, Director, USD Institute for Civil Civic Engagement, and Rachel Locke, Director, Violence, Inequality and Power Lab, USD Institute for Peace and Justice. In collaboration with ADL and NCRC.
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Published On 5/2/2023
Our annual meeting will be held on June 10, 2023 at 10am at the Pine Avenue Community Center in Carlsbad. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with other League members, elect your leaders, and select the priority issues for advocacy and action.
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April 25 at 6pm via Zoom. Come learn from a panel of experts about how CCE's will work and what effect they will have on your utility bill. Open to members and the public.
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LWVC will host the State Convention in San Francisco on May 19-21, 2023. LWVNCSD can send 5 official voting delegates, but any member can attend.
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Published On 3/1/2023
Join us for a tour of our local wastewater processing facility on March 7, 2023 at 3pm
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Published On 10/1/2022
Water is a human right. Yet, California's water affordability crisis is growing rapidly as water rate increases outpace inflation. By September 2021, nearly 650,000 residences and 46,000 businesses owed over $315 million in unpaid water and wastewater bills. Disadvantaged communities have been hardest hit by the affordability crisis, with hundreds of thousands of residents experiencing water shut offs.
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