The Lamorinda Democratic Club’s next meeting on Thursday, April 14, will feature Common Sense Kids Action Co-Director and Vice President for California Policy Craig Cheslog, who will report on the release of the Right Start Commission’s blueprint for a child-centered system that nurtures every child from the beginning of life. The Right Start Commission, a [...]

The Lamorinda Democratic Club’s Nominations Committee, in accordance with the Club’s by laws, announces its slate of club officers for 2016-17. The officer elections happen at our Club’s June 9 meeting. President Katie Ricklefs, Vice President Tom Duckworth, Treasurer John Hall, and Secretary Mike Rusk have all been nominated for another term. Nominations can also [...]

The Lamorinda Democratic Club’s next meeting on Thursday, February 11, will feature SEIU Local 1021 Chapter President Dan Jameyson who will talk about Standing Together: SEIU 1021 in Contra Costa County. The club’s meeting will be held at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, in Lafayette. The club’s social hour will [...]

Holding our State Legislators Accountable

November 18, 2015 | Comments Off

The following was written by Brodie Brodie Hilp, President of the San Ramon Valley Democratic Club. It is reprinted here for your information and action. As active Democrats, we know it is very important to hold our legislators accountable.  We have two new legislators at the State level – Assemblymember Catharine Baker and State Senator [...]

The Lamorinda Democratic Club’s next meeting on Thursday, June 11, will feature Craig Cheslog, our Club’s past president and current California Democratic Party Region 2 Director, leading a conversation about recent election results in order to start preparing for the 2016 elections. The discussion will include an analysis of the recent Senate District 7 special [...]

The Lamorinda Democratic Club’s membership will be asked at the May 14 meeting to approve new Club By-Laws as recommended by the Board of Directors. (Click here to read the proposed By-Laws.) There were several factors that led to the Board’s decision to replace the By-Laws adopted in 2008. First, in the nearly seven years [...]

Income Inequality is the Theme of the March Meeting

February 23, 2015 | Comments Off

Join us at 7 pm Thursday, March 12, in the Lafayette Library Community Room for an informative, challenging evening.  Ramsey Thomas, a retired Acalanes High School AP social studies teacher, will make a presentation on Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century.  There will be a post-talk discussion of how you can get involved [...]

The Lamorinda Democratic Club will host a Brunch Reception to Honor Our Past Legislative Champions on Saturday, January 10, from 10 a.m.-12 noon, at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, in Lafayette. The event will honor recently termed out State Assembly members Joan Buchanan and Nancy Skinner, retiring Congressman George Miller, [...]

Every vote counts and is important.  Don't assume that Democrats are shoo-ins.  Don't let the negative campaigning discourage you.  VOTE! Local Candidates: Pleasant Hill City Council: SUE NOACK and MICHAEL HARRIS EBMUD, Ward 3: MARGUERITE YOUNG CC Board of Education, Area 2: RAYMOND ANDERSEN Orinda Union School District: HILLARY WEINER and CAROL BROWN 11th Congressional [...]

The Lamorinda Democratic Club membership approved the following endorsements at the Club's September 11 meeting: Tim Sbranti for Assembly Yes on State Proposition 2 Yes on State Proposition 45 Yes on State Proposition 47 No on State Proposition 48 The LDC Endorsements Committee has not completed its analysis of State Proposition 1. The Club takes [...]

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