The Diablo Valley Democratic Club's Wednesday, March 20 meeting will feature a conversation about Mental Health Services in Contra Costa: What's Working, What's Needed. Come learn about our county's mental health services from the people who work daily with people with severe mental illness. The panel discussion will include: Brenda Crawford, executive director, Mental Health [...]

You are invited to join State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson for a Midterm Report breakfast from 8-10 a.m. on March 8 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Concord. Tickets are $50, with teacher and senior tickets available for $30 and sponsorships starting at $1,500. Click here to purchase your tickets on-line.

Assemblymember Joan Buchanan will host pancake breakfasts in San Ramon (March 2), Livermore (March 9), Orinda (March 16), Dublin (April 20), and Walnut Creek (April 27). Come enjoy a complimentary pancake breakfast with your neighbors and discuss legislative and community issues. Please click here to RSVP.

The Lamorinda Democratic Club's Thursday, March 14, meeting will feature a discussion about the impact of climate change on Bay Area ecosystems and communities with Dr. Andrew Gunther, the Executive Coordinator of the Bay Area Ecosystems Climate Change Consortium and the Executive Director of the Center for Ecosystem Management and Restoration. The club's meeting will [...]

The San Ramon Valley Democratic Club's Thursday, February 28, meeting will feature Doug Offenhartz, who will share some of his experiences in the 2012 campaign during which he canvassed for President Obama in Spotsylvania, Va. Doug arrived in Danville in 1971 to head the start-up of the San Ramon Valley Community Center and, as its [...]

The Tri-Valley Democratic Club's Monday, February 18, meeting will feature a conversation about "Putting climate change on the front burner." Join the discussion with Erica Stephen from Al Gore's Climate Reality Project, Judy Pope of 350bayarea.org & Jim Donnelly, an Environmental, Health & Safety consultant. The Tri-Valley Democrats meet at the IBEW Hall, 6250 Village [...]

  The Diablo Valley Democratic Club's February 20 meeting will feature Senator Lois Wolk discussing The Delta Water Conservation Plan: Double Tunnel or Double Trouble? Senator Wolk, chair of the Senate Select Committee on Delta Stewardship and Sustainability, will discuss the proposed $23.7 billion plan to build two water-diverting tunnels through the Sacramento-San Joaquin River [...]