Welcome to the Rancho Bernardo Democratic Club website

Our club provides an opportunity for citizens to connect with one another, learn about political issues and Democratic values, and help elect Democrats to public office.  We meet monthly to hear speakers on issues that affect our community, socialize, and plan activities to support Democratic Candidates.

If you would like to join the Rancho Bernardo Democratic Club select  “Join” from the menu above.  You will be offered options for how to join us.  We’d love to have you as a member!

Questions? Please email us at rbdemsclub@gmail.com

Thank You!


Next Meeting: Monday, October 25th, 2021 at 7:00pm

Our next meeting is October 25th. The number of COVID infections in our county is still too high to consider meeting in person, so this meeting will be a Zoom meeting. Send an email to rbdemsclub@gmail.com if you need the link.

On the agenda:

Main Presentation: Cannabis in Rancho Bernardo

Scott Chipman, Vice President of AALM.info – Americans Against Legalizing Marijuana, will give the CON side of whether cannabis dispensaries should be allowed in our community of Rancho Bernardo. Note: The PRO side of this topic was presented at our September meeting.

Scott Chipman is a father, grandfather, small business owner of over 45 years, and a grass roots community activist involved in identifying and addressing the harms and causes of illicit drug dealing and use. His decades of community service have been as a parent/advocate, PTA president, local community planning group member and founder of several grass roots groups and campaigns focused on addressing social problems and providing solutions. He is co-founder of SavePB.org (a group of over 500 local Pacific Beach community members advocating for community issues), co-founder of San Diegans for Safe Neighborhoods (a coalition assisting local law enforcement in the closing of “pot” shops in the San Diego region and advocating for sound environmental policies) and Vice President of AALM.info – Americans Against Legalizing Marijuana – a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing the latest information on the harms of marijuana to individuals and to our country.

Additional Agenda Item: Notice of Proposed Bylaw Change

E-Board member Jana Johnson will notice the club of proposed bylaw changes.

Hope to see you all via Zoom on Monday, October 25th, 2021!

HorizontalLineThe RB Democratic Club meets at 7 p.m.
on the fourth Monday of each month except December at

The Remington Club II, 16916 Hierba Drive, San Diego 92128
(Behind Vons)

Detailed Aerial Map

At 6:30 p.m. socialize with fellow Democrats and
enjoy coffee and home-made cookies. Attire is casual.

Candidates are welcome to speak.
Email our club president Hugh Rothman.


Our September 27, 2021 meeting

Jason Bercovitch, who is on Congressman Scott Peters’ staff, gave a presentation on the congressman’s vote on various bills regarding prescription drugs.

Cynara Velazquez, President of the Blue Dream Democratic Club, a Democratic Club dedicated to cannabis advocacy and access, gave a presentation for the PRO side of why cannabis dispensaries should be allowed in our community of Rancho Bernardo. (Note: The CON side of this topic will be presented at our next meeting in October). 


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