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 [...]

Contra Costa Auditor-Controller: Ayore Riaunda Ayore is well qualified to be our Auditor-Controller. He has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and is a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM).  He is an 18-year U.S. Navy veteran and is now a Navy Reserve officer. Yes, he is a Democrat and his opponent is a Republican who [...]

Support School Measures A & B

April 11, 2014 | Comments Off

If you live in the Acalanes Union High School District or the Lafayette School District or both, you have received a ballot in the mail for Measures A and B. Measure A sustains critical funding to maintain academic programs and support services in the Acalanes Union High School District schools by renewing and extending the parcel [...]

As a result of the recession, California state revenues declined by $15 billion from 2007 to 2008. While the state’s spending cuts in education made many headlines, you may be unaware of the massive budget cuts to the judicial system, much less the impact it has had on those without the resources to navigate our [...]

At our March 13 club meeting, the membership voted to endorse the Acalanes Union High School District Measure A and Lafayette School District Measure B for the May 6 mail ballot election as well as Mark DeSaulnier as the Democratic candidate in the June 2 primary for Congressional District 11. Mark is running to replace [...]

These achievements by our state Democratic officers and legislators were presented at the California Democrats State Convention the second week of March. A balanced state budget with at reserve of $1.1 billion and an end to cuts to education funding Raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour, boosting earnings by $4,000 a year and [...]

The April 2013 issue of the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County's THE LOOP is now available! Editors Ellis Goldberg and Marie McDonald have compiled a newsletter of information about the austerity hoax, DISCLOSE Act, Truth Bites, Did You Know items, and releases from our elected officials.  Click here to read this issue!

keep looking »