The Lamorinda Democratic Club will hold a State Senate candidate forum for the District 7 seat vacated by Congressman DeSaulnier. Assembly members Joan Buchanan & Susan Bonilla will tell the club why they deserve our endorsement. Q&A will follow. Members will vote by secret ballot on who to endorse. Press & public invited. Refreshments.
A Candidate Forum for the California Senate District 7 seat vacated by now Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will be hosted by the Tri-Valley Democratic Club meeting on Monday, January 1. The forum begins at 8:00 at the IBEW Hall at 6250 Village Pkwy in Dublin.
In the highly contested 16th Assembly District race between Democrat and Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti, and political newcomer Republican Catharine Baker, it was expected to be a close election to be decided by a handful of votes. When all precincts reported, Baker trounced her opponent in Contra Costa County by a startling 42,599 to 36,589, while gaining almost 54% […]
Questioning the perceived vulnerability of City Councilman Ron Leone was a popular pastime among his challengers for one of the three open spots filled in Tuesday’s election. According to this theory, four times elected Laura Hoffmeister and Mayor Tim Grayson were untouchable, leaving Leone as the weak link among the incumbents. It was postulated by […]
In the quiet Concord cul-de-sac where my family and 5 others have resided for the past quarter century, partisan politics is not discussed very much. Voter registration rolls indicates a balance between Republican, Democrats and Independents. Social issues such as abortion and gay marriage are topics seldom mentioned among neighbors. Welcome to suburbia. Why is […]