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Virtual District 1 Candidate Forum


  • WHEN Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7 p.m.
  • WHERE Virtual
  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

Virtual District 1 Candidate Forum
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, 7 p.m.

La Jolla Community Center presents a virtual Candidate Forum allowing its members and the La Jolla community to learn more about candidates Joe LaCava and Will Moore, running for the District 1 Council seat.

Questions will be submitted prior to the moderated event and participants can also ask questions during the Zoom session that will reviewed, then presented to each candidate. (District 1 includes the areas of: La Jolla, Carmel Valley, Del Mar Mesa, Pacific Highlands Ranch, and UTC).

Free and open to the public. Registration required. REGISTER NOW

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*note, not all questions may be addressed due to timing limitations

About Joe La Cava
A San Diego native and civil engineer by trade, Joe LaCava has lived in La Jolla since 1985, where he and his wife Lorene, a kindergarten teacher, raised their two daughters.

Joe has been a dedicated community advocate over the past 15 years and sat on nearly 30 civic boards, local planning groups and commissions addressing the city budget, land use, infrastructure, public safety, and the environment. In La Jolla, Joe was the Chair of the La Jolla Community Planning Association, was named the honorary Mayor of La Jolla by the Town Council for his civic engagement, and currently sits on the board of Enhance La Jolla.

Joe LaCava: Platform summary​
Joe’s city-wide priorities include tackling our infrastructure backlogs, implementing San Diego’s Climate Action Plan, supporting local businesses to jumpstart the economy, and providing sustainable solutions to homelessness. Joe’s priorities for La Jolla and District 1 include providing superior constituent services, reducing emergency response times, and protecting our open spaces.

About Will Moore
Will Moore is a small business attorney, a father, and community leader who has dedicated his life to the advancement of entrepreneurs, charitable causes, and working families. Will is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer and graduate of Columbia Law. He is active in the community as a longtime member of the Club of La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club and a founding member of Business For Good, the San Diego Leadership Alliance and the American Constitution Society. Will has done extensive pro bono legal work for nonprofits and business organizations.

Will Moore: Platform Summary

As a councilmember, he will pull self-dealing special interests out of the shadows, and work hard to make the rest of San Diego resemble the model that La Jolla has set as a thriving walkable community with respect for its beautiful surroundings and robust citizen involvement.

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