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 LDC met Thursday, March 10 at the Lafayette Library.  About 35 people heard about BART improvements, labor relations, future plans, and a proposed bond measure from BART Director Rebecca Saltzman. Saltzman shared some interesting statistics about recent growth in ridership and BART’s importance in Lamorinda. This February, BART ridership grew to an historic high [...]

The Lamorinda Democratic Club’s next meeting on Thursday, March 10, will feature Rebecca Saltzman, District 3 BART Board Member. Saltzman will provide her perspective on current issues and future directions for BART. The meeting will be held at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, in Lafayette. The Club’s social time will [...]

The Lamorinda Democratic Club during its January 30 meeting voted to endorse Cheryl Cook-Kallio in her campaign for our 16th Assembly District seat currently held by a Republican. Cheryl Cook-Kallio has dedicated her life to public service and volunteerism. A celebrated public school teacher, respected Pleasanton City Councilmember, and tireless community activist, Cheryl has fought [...]

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 [...]

At the May 14 meeting, the Lamorinda Democratic Club approved new By-Laws.  This enables the club to endorse one Democrat over another Democrat in a top two candidate run-off.   With the new By-Laws in effect, the club members then endorsed Susan Bonilla by unanimous vote. The Club also reelected the current slate of officers:  Katie [...]

LDC Officer Recommendations for 2015-16

April 17, 2015 | Comments Off

In accordance with the Lamorinda Democratic Club’s By-Laws, the Club’s Nominations Committee has prepared a slate of officers for the Club’s consideration for the 2015-16 year.  The committee recommends Katie Ricklefs for President, Tom Duckworth for Vice President, John Hall for Treasurer, and Mike Rusk for Secretary. Craig Cheslog would remain as the immediate past [...]

The Lamorinda Democratic Club is joining the San Ramon Valley Democratic Club, Diablo Valley Democratic Club, the Democrats of Rossmoor, and the Contra Costa Young Democrats to host a Senate District 7 Candidates Forum on Wednesday, February 4. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center’s Community Room, 3491 [...]

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, [...]

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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