‘Beach Cities Politics’ meeting


City council candidates from Encinitas, Solana Beach, and Del Mar will speak and mingle with the audience at the Oct. 13 meeting of the Rancho Santa Fe Democratic Club.

Confirmed participants include: From Encinitas, Councilman Tony Kranz, mayoral candidate Catherine Blakespear, and first-time candidate Tasha Boerner Horvath; from Solana Beach, Mayor David Zito and first time-candidates Jewel Edson and Judy Hegenauer; and from Del Mar, Mayor Sherryl Parks, former councilman David Druker, and first-time candidate Ellie Haviland.

The Rancho Santa Fe Democratic Club meets on second Thursdays (except July, August, and December) at 6:30 p.m. at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club, 1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive in Solana Beach. The program begins at 7 p.m., with socializing before and after and a friendly atmosphere with great hors d’oeuvres. Beer and wine available. Always lots of Q&A.

The cost for the Oct. 13 event is $15 for club members and $25 for others. RSVP link at or phone 858-735-6404.