Friday, October 14, 2011

You are Invited to Hear Quentin Kopp Speak On Prop 13, "Three Strikes" Law and Gas Tax Spending at Pacifica Democrat's Mtg - on Saturday, Oct 15th


On Saturday, October 15th 2011, the Honorable Quentin L. Kopp will be the guest speaker at the monthly breakfast meeting of the Pacifica Democrats, scheduled to be held in the rear banquet room of the Sharp Park Golf Course Restaurant, located at Hwy 1 and Sharp Park Blvd. in Pacifica.

He will provide the local Democratic club with current and historical observations on Proposition 13, the "Three Strikes Law" and gasoline tax spending. His report will be based on over 50 years of politics and elected public office.

Kopp, a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School, is a former member of both the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the California State Senate. He is also a retired San Mateo County Superior Court judge who, upon retirement from the San Mateo County Court system in January of 2004, was immediately accepted into the Assigned Judges Program of the California Judicial Council. By order of the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, Judge Kopp has been assigned almost continuously to the San Mateo Superior Court since February of 2004, with intermittent assignments to the Los Angeles Superior Court, Humboldt Superior Court, Sonoma Superior Court, Napa Superior Court and Santa Cruz Superior Court.

His list of involvements and accomplishments is long and stellar. As an elected local and state legislator for several years, Judge Kopp has served as a leader on virtually every regional govermental policy-making body affecting the Bay Area including membership on the Boards of the following: Chairman of the  Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Director of  the Bay Area Rapid Tranist (BART), President of the County Supervisors Association of California (CSAC), Director of the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District and Chairman of the California High Speed Rail Authority.

Members of the general public are invited to attend. It is neither necessary to be a Democrat, nor a club member, to attend the Pacifica Democrats monthly breakfast meetings. All are welcome.

A full breakfast is provided for $12; continental - $6 and coffee only for $3. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. Seating is between 9:00 a.m. and 9: 30 a.m. Meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and runs until 11:30 a.m. If any questions, or to RSVP, please call Barbara Arietta, Club President at 415-246-0775 or email

Submitted by Barbara Arietta


Anonymous said...

Were the "Flea Party Protestors" there?

Anonymous said...

just a scratchin' and a sniffin' and a pawin' the air