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!

The Tri-Valley Democratic Club, San Ramon Valley Democratic Club, Diablo Valley Democratic Club invite you to their seasonal pot luck party with music by JUICE on Friday, December 14, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., at the IBEW Hall, 6250 Village Parkway, in Dublin. Come meet Democrats and our elected officials.  Last name A to I please bring [...]

The Central Contra Costa United Democratic Campaign office will host Presidential and Vice Presidential Debate Watch Parties. Come down to the office at 1372 North Main Street in Walnut Creek to enjoy these evenings with fellow Democrats. The three presidential debates are scheduled for October 3, October 16, and October 22. The Vice Presidential debate [...]

The Diablo Valley Democratic Club's Wednesday, June 27 meeting (note the special night) will feature the a conversation about Understanding Public Employee Pensions with Contra Costa Times columnist Daniel Borenstein.  The DVDC meets from 7-9 p.m. at the Ygnacio Valley Library, 2661 Oak Grove Road, Walnut Creek. Please park on Deerpark Drive, the first right [...]

The Diablo Valley Democratic Club's Wednesday, February 15, meeting will feature a discussion about Climate Change: Scientific Progress, Global Politics. The meeting's program will feature Sam Chapman of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, who will highlight the lab's team approach to climate change challenges and Justin Gerdes, a journalist reporting on global climate issues. They [...]

July 10, 2011 | Comments Off

Rachel Maddow had an important segment on Friday night about he unforced economic error we are making by cutting hundreds of thousands of government jobs around the country while our economy has yet to regain its footing. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy And yes, it is interesting how [...]

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