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    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom luncheon & Presidential Debate Watch Party

    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Luncheon

    Before he zeroes in on his run for governor in 2018, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is busy with two measures on the November 2016 ballot to legalize recreational use of marijuana and tighten the state’s gun laws for background checks and large-capacity ammunition magazines. Never one to shy away from controversy, he threw himself into the fight for marriage equality as mayor of San Francisco in 2004 by allowing more than 4,000 same-sex couples to marry in the city before the courts intervened. He also started a universal health care program in the city, set stringent environmental building standards and banned plastic bags and Styrofoam containers. The former television show host and business owner is also author of the book Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government.

    As lieutenant governor, Newsom serves as a University of California Regent, a Trustee for the California State University System, and a member of the State Lands Commission. Please join the Sacramento Press Club at our October 19 luncheon for a conversation with Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.

    About the lunch:
    Date: Wednesday, October 19
    Time: 11:30 registration opens, lunch 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    Where: Capitol Plaza Ballroom, 1025 9th Street, 3rd floor
    RSVP deadline: Online registration is closed. Entry can be purchased at the door.
    Cost: $29 members/$40 non-members

    Presidential Debate Watch Party

    Join the Sacramento Press Club and others for the final Presidential Debate on Wednesday, October 19, as candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump square off once more to convince voters before casting their ballot in the November election. Our Presidential Debate Watch party will bring together journalists, politicos and consultants in a neutral setting for cocktails, commentary and comradery. We will host this party from 5:00pm – 9:00pm in the upstairs event space at BarWest and will serve complimentary appetizers. The many television screens surrounding the room will ensure great viewing access and convenience. Tickets funds generated will support the Sacramento Press Club’s annual journalism scholarship program. The Debate Watch Party is co-sponsored by Rough & Tumble and The Capitol Morning Report.

    About the Presidential Debate Watch Party
    Date: Wednesday, October 19
    Time: 5-9pm
    Where: BarWest, 2724 J St
    RSVP deadline: Online registration is closed. Entry can be purchased at the door.
    Cost: $20 w/o Newsom luncheon purchase, $10 w/ Newsom luncheon purchase

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