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California Stamp Clubs

Jan 22, 2024, 7 AM

Alameda, Alameda Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1910 Santa Clara Ave. John Kofranek, jakmjos@comcast.net.

Alameda, Scandinavian Collector's Club. Meets first Saturday, at 2133 Santa Clara Ave., #102. Herbert R. Volin, 2133 Santa Clara Ave., #102, Alameda, CA 94501.

Arcadia, Arcadia Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday, Our Savior Lutheran Church, 512 W. Duarte Road. C. Allan Spencer, 4644 Vineta Ave., La Canada, CA 91011-2617.

Avery, Stamp Club of Calaveras County. Meets 7:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday, St. Clairs Episcopal Church. Pat Lix, 5853 Pettinger Road, Valley Springs, CA 95252.

Bakersfield, Bakersfield Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. third Thursday, Jim Burkeford Conference Room A, 21st and Oak streets. Robert A. Johnston, 2001 Canter Way, Bakersfield, CA 93309. 

Burbank, Burbank Stamp Club. Meets 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, 1358 N. Naomi St. Max Bunshaft, Box 9215, North Hollywood, CA 91609-1215.

Capitola, Santa Cruz County Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. third Tuesday, City Hall Council Chambers, 420 Capitola Ave. Harold A. Short, Box 2864, Santa Cruz, CA 95063.

Carmel, Monterey Peninsula Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second Wednesday, 3029 Lorca Lane. Harold Seyferth, 50 Yankee Point, Carmel, CA 93923.

Clearlake, Golden Gate Precancel Society. Meeting times and places vary. Roberta Coltman, Box 102, Clearlake, CA 95422-0102.

Downey, Downey California Stamp Club. Meets first Wednesday, Maude Price School, 9500 Tweedy Lane. William Sherman, 7315 Bluff Road, Downey, CA 90240.

El Cajon, East County Stamp Club. Meets 11 a.m. second and fourth Saturday, 126 Rea St. Gerhard Lorenzen, 4262 Blackton Drive, La Mesa, CA 91941.

El Cerrito, Netherlands Philatelists of California. Meets 1:30 p.m. third Saturday at members' homes. Frank Ennik, 811 Seaview Drive, El Cerrito, CA 94530-3008.

El Segundo, Hughes El Segundo Empire Association Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. second and fourth Monday; second Monday at Westside Pavilion, fourth at HESEA Clubhouse, Los Angeles. Gerald C. Tobin, 366 S. Westgate Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90049.

Eureka, Humboldt Collectors Club. Meets 7:00 p.m. fourth Tuesday, Senior Resource Center, 1910 California Ave., Eureka, CA 95501; humstampclub@gmail.com.

Fort Bragg, Mendocino Coast Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. first Thursday, F.B. Library Community Room, 499 E. Laurel. Chuck Jones, Box 2910, Fort Bragg, CA 95437.

Fremont, Fremont Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. second Thursday, Fremont Cultural Arts Center, 3375 County Drive. Box 8450, Fremont, CA 94537; fremontstampclub@gmail.com.

Fresno, Fresno Philatelic Society. Meets 1:30 p.m. second Sunday, American Legion Hall, 508 Fourth St., Clovis; support@westcoaststamps.com.

Fullerton, Beckman Philatelic Society. Meets 8 p.m. third Monday, at various locations. Louise Van Ingen, Box 369, Placentia, CA 92670.

Grass Valley, Gold Country Stamp Club. Meets 6:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Nevada County Senior Center. Thomas D. Robins, 15629 Colfax Highway, Grass Valley, CA 95945.

Hemet, San Jacinto Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second Wednesday, Provident Savings, 1690 E. Florida. Delmar J. Albright, 41665 Johnston Ave., Hemet, CA 92544-7501.

Hemet, Southern California Precancel Club, Meeting times and places vary. Jack K. Paul, 725 W. Thornton Ave., #132, Hemet, CA 92543.

Huntington Beach, McDonnell Douglas Philatelic Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, McDonnell Douglas Club, Huntington Beach. Robert J. Gunkel, 1227 Devon Lane, Newport Beach, CA 92660.

Kensington, East Bay Collectors Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Kensington Community Center, 59 Arlington Avenue. Randy Tuuri, 29 Cambridge Way, Piedmont, CA 94611.

Lake Forest, Saddleback Stamp Club. Meets 7:15 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday, Freedom Village Retirement Community, Pavilion Room, 23442 El Toro Road. Mark R. Winters at e-mail markandsheri@cox.net, web site www.saddlebackstampclub.org

Long Beach, Long Beach Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Kick It Up Dance Studio, 8129 E. Wardlow Road. Ed Nelson, ednelsonlbca@gmail.com

Los Angeles, Brentwood Library Children's Stamp Club. Meets 3 p.m. every Thursday, D.B. Kaufman Brentwood Branch Library, 11820 San Vicente Blvd. David Liban, 11820 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049.

Los Angeles, Bunker Hill Stamp Club. Meets 1 p.m. fourth Friday, Angelus Plaza Senior Activity Center, 255 S. Hill St., downtown Los Angeles. Don Schilling, P.O. Box 712165, Bunker Hill Station, Los Angeles, CA 90071.

Los Angeles, Collectors Club of Hollywood. Meets 8 p.m. second Tuesday, St. Kliment Church, Virginia and Bronson avenues. George J. Tacheff, 723 N. Edgemont St., Los Angeles, CA 90029.

Los Angeles, Hughes Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday in Brentwood and Culver City. E-mail Davestamp@aol.com.

Los Angeles, Philatelic Society of Los Angeles. Meets 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday, Westside Pavilion. William Miller, secretary@stampsla.com, Website: www.stampsla.com.

Los Angeles, Scandinavian Philatelic Library of Southern California. Meets 7:30 p.m. first Wednesday, Union Federal Bank, 13300 Ventura, Sherman Oaks. Paul A. Nelson, Box 310, Claremont, CA 91711.

Los Angeles, Society of Israel Philatelists Los Angeles Chapter. Meets 2 p.m. fourth Sunday, California Federal Bank, 8485 Wilshire Blvd. N.L. Senensieb, 15032 Acre St., Sepulveda, CA 91343.

Montrose, Glendale Stamp Club. Meets 8 p.m. fourth Monday, Glendale Federal Savings, Montrose. Joseph H. Mirsky, 4359 Ramsdell Ave., La Crescenta, CA 91214.

Newbury Park, Conejo Valley Philatelic Society. Meets 7:30 p.m. second Wednesday, King of Glory Lutheran Church, 2500 Borchard Road. Harlan M. Walker, 637 Paseo Esmeralda, Newbury Park, CA 91320.

Newport Beach, McDonnell Douglas Philatelic Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, McDonnell Douglas Club, Huntington Beach. Robert J. Gunkel, 1227 Devon Lane, Newport Beach, CA 92660.

Oakhurst, Mountain Area Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. second Thursday, Yosemite National Bank Conference Room. Ken Kingsbury, Box 1087, Coarsegold, CA 93614.

Orange County
, Orange County Philatelic Society. Meets 1 p.m. on second Sunday of most months (first Sunday in May and December), Villa Park City Hall Community Room, 17855 Santiago Blvd., Villa Park, CA  92861. Website: http://ocphilatelicsociety.org/

Orange, Orange Senior Citizens Stamp Club. Meets 8 a.m. every week, City of Orange Senior Center,170 S. Olive St., Orange, CA 92866. Contact: ocps0575482012-aps@yahoo.com.

Pasadena, J.P.L. Stamp Club. Meets noon second Tuesday, Visitor Control Conference Room, 4800 Oak Grove Drive. James R. Rose, Box 771, La Canada, CA 91012-0771. 

Petaluma, Redwood Empire Collectors Club. Meets 6 p.m. third Wednesday, Kurt Schau, Box 659, Petaluma, CA 94953, kurtschau@comcast.net.

Poway, Poway Stamp Club. Meets 6 p.m. third Wednesday, San Diego Philatelic Library, 12675 Danielson Court #413 (in rear), Poway, CA 92064. The Club Secretary, PSCphilately@gmail.com.

Poway, Virtual Stamp Club on Delphi. Meets 9:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday, Genie Online Service. Ed Ozmun, 13619 Powers Road, Poway, CA 92064-3615. 

Redlands, Redlands Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday, Church of Christ, 1000 Roosevelt Road. Arthur Thomas, Box 48, Redlands, CA 92373.

Redondo Beach, TRW Stamp Club. Meets noon second and fourth Tuesday, TRW Complex, E2/1200. A.F. Conrad, 7755 Quimby Ave., Canoga Park, CA 91304.

Redwood City, Sequoia Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday, Community Activities Center, 1400 Roosevelt Ave., Box 235, San Carlos, CA 94070, sequoiastampclub@yahoo.com, www.penpex.org/ssc.

Riverside, Riverside Stamp Club. Meets 6:45 p.m. third Tuesday, Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra St. Sam McBride, 909-210-5703.

Sacramento, Sacramento Philatelic Society. Meets 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Arden Christian Church, 4300 Las Cruces Way. Box 13284, Sacramento, CA 95813, sacramentostampclub@gmail.com.

Salinas, Monterey County Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. fourth Thursdays, St. Ansgar's Lutheran Church, Meeting Room, 72 East San Joaquin St., Salinas. Jim Dirksen, 1107 Kentfield Drive, Salinas, CA 93901-1085.

San Bernardino, Arrowhead Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. second Wednesday, Riley School, All Purpose Room, 13th and G streets. William C. Brooks VI, Box 2698, San Bernardino, CA 92406-2698.

San Diego, Philatelic "25". Meets 7:30 p.m. third Wednesday at members' homes. Les Lanphear, Box 80843, San Diego, CA 92138.

San Diego, San Diego County Philatelic Council. Meets 7:30 p.m. last Monday of June, August, July and October, San Diego County Philatelic Library, 4133 Poplar St. Manuel Marti, 1832 Craigmore Ave., Escondido, CA 92127.

San Diego, San Diego Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday, North Park Recreation Center, 4044 Idaho St. Janice Madsen, 5225 Trojan Ave., No. 2, San Diego, CA 92115. 

San Francisco, Golden Gate Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Monday, Police Station, Taraval Police Station Community Room, 2345 24th Avenue. Bob Gordon at bob@lgbtpartnership.org.

San Francisco, San Francisco Pacific Philatelic Society. Meets 6 p.m. second Thursday, Ortega Library, 3223 Ortega St., Russ Samuels, irsamuels@hotmail.com.

San Jose, San Jose Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. first Wednesday, Pearl Avenue Library, 4270 Pearl Ave., sanjosestampclub@gmail.com

San Leandro, Philatelic Society of San Leandro. Meets 12 p.m. third Tuesday via Zoom, Gayle Hamilton, gale737@att.net.

San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo Philatelic Society. Laurence Houlgate, P.O. Box 12628, San Luis Obispo CA 93406; ldhoulgate@yahoo.com.

San Pablo, East Bay Colletors Club. Meets first Thursday via Zoom and third Monday in person, Alano Club of San Pablo, 2426 Church Lane. Harry Henderson, harryhenderson51@gmail.com.

San Rafael, Tamalpais Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Friday, 930 Tamalpais Ave. Jay R. Losselyong, 26 Jefferson Ave., San Rafael, CA 94903. 

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday, City Recreation Center, 100 E. Carillo St. David Johannsen, 5290 Overpass Road, Suite 208, Santa Barbara, CA 93111.

Santa Rosa,
 Santa Rosa Stamp Club. Current meeting times and dates are listed on the club’s website, www.santarosastampclub.org.

Simi Valley, Simi Valley Stamp & Coin Club. Meets 1 p.m. first and third Monday, 3900 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley, CA 93063. Ligia Fein 805-231-4400.

Sonora, Tuolumne County Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second Wednesday, Tuolumne County Library, 480 Greenley Road. Robert Adam, 17300 Blackbird Lane, Sonora, CA 95370.

Stockton, Stockton Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second Wednesday, 2818 W. Telegraph Ave. Wesley S. Waite, 2818 W. Telegraph Ave., Stockton, CA 95204. 

Torrance, Torrance Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Monday, Torrance Airport, 3301 Airport Drive. Raymond D. Rodgers, 3023 Lomina Ave., Long Beach, CA 90808.  

Van Nuys, West Valley Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. first Tuesday and third Friday, First Lutheran Church, 18355 Roscoe Blvd. Sally Marx, Box 8014, Van Nuys, CA 91409.

Ventura, Ventura County Philatelic Society. Meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Monday, Church of the Foothills, 6279 Foothill Road. John Weigle, Box 6536, Ventura, CA 93006.

Visalia, Visalia Philatelic Society. Meets 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday, YMCA Building. Thomas Z. Stillman, 2529 Dartmouth, Visalia, CA 93277.

Walnut Creek, Diablo Valley Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday, Leisure Service Building Multipurpose Room, 1650 N. Broadway. T.H. Kammerer, 260 Stevenson Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523. 

Watsonville, Pajaro Valley Stamp Club. Meets 1 p.m. first Wednesday, Watsonville Senior Center, 114 E. Fifth St. Jocelyn Mel, 45 Orchard Heights Lane, Watsonville, CA 95076, mambomonkey8@gmail.com.