Governor’s Child Care Cuts Harm Working Families

October 17, 2010 | Comments Off

Assemblymember Nancy Skinner discusses in the weekly Democratic radio address Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's horrific and "senseless" line-item vetoes of child care subsidies, services to help prevent child neglect and abuse, and mental health services.  The California Progress report has the audio and transcript of Assemblymember Skinner's address. Share|

In Lamorinda, we care about our public schools. We know how important a top-notch education is for every California student. That is why I believe all of us should take a moment to read an explosive story by  Mother Jones' Nick Baumann about how Congressmember Jerry McNerney's opponent, David Harmer, has advocated eliminating public schools entirely. [...]

The Dan O'Malley for District Attorney campaign has released a television ad focusing on the support O'Malley has earned from the law enforcement community.  O'Malley has been endorsed by Congressmember George Miller, Congressmember John Garamendi, Senator Mark DeSaulnier, Senator Loni Hancock, Senator Ellen Corbett, Assemblymember Tom Torlakson, Assemblymember Nancy Skinner, California Democratic Party, Democratic Party [...]

Club Endorsements Posted on

October 13, 2010 | Comments Off

The Lamorinda Democratic Club has posted its candidate and proposition endorsements to, an interactive web site on which voters can instantly generate a personalized sample ballot, view candidate profiles, and find polling places.  Many local Democratic organizations around California have posted their endorsements to the service. Click here to see the Lamorinda Democratic [...]

The Carlyn Obringer for Concord City Council campaign will be hosting a precinct walk on Sunday, October 17, at 4 p.m. at 2992 Bella Drive, Concord, CA. Carlyn is trying to reach as many Concord voters as possible now that absentee ballots have dropped! For more information and to RSVP, please contact or 925-324-9595. [...]

Two weeks ago, the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County began distributing it's Democratic slate card throughout the greater Walnut Creek area. This upcoming Saturday, October 16th, the John Garamendi for Congress team will be continuing what we started two weeks ago–walking through Walnut Creek handing out our slate cards to Democrats, reminding them to [...]

Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 18

October 12, 2010 | Comments Off

The deadline to register to vote for the November 2, 2010 general election is Monday, October 18. If you are not currently registered to vote, your voter registration form must be postmarked by October 18 in order for you to be able to vote in this election.   As the Secretary of State's web site [...]

The Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center is hosting a panel discussion about the statewide and local races and the propositions on the November ballot on Wednesday, October 13, at 7 p.m., at the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek. The panel discussion will feature Contra Costa Times Political Editor Lisa [...]

One of our members has let us know that the Chinese American Political Association, CAPA Community Education Fund, and Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA) Bay Area Chapter are hosting a 2010 Election Forum on Sunday, October 10, in Danville. The event runs from 2-5 p.m. at the Danville Community Center, 420 Front [...]

I just received an email from Assemblymember Nancy Skinner encouraging all of her supporters to join the Joan Buchanan for Assembly campaign for a Labor Precinct Walk event on Sunday, October 10, at 12 noon. The walk will feature Speaker of the Assembly John Pérez. The walk will begin at 2694 Bishop Drive, Suite #121, [...]

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