Category: State

DFA Dinner!

DFA Dinner at the CDP Convention in San Jose If you’re anywhere near the California CDP Convention next Friday, please join old and new friends at a dinner that has become a happy tradition. Make your reservations ASAP on ActBlue — space is limited. We’ll be closing the reservations on Thursday, February 25 at 2:00 …

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Endorsements

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted September 26, 2016 to make the following endorsements in the November 8, 2016 General Election: City Councils Cupertino David Fung Rod Sinks Mountain View Margaret Abe-Koga Thida Cornes Lucas Ramirez Palo Alto Adrian Fine Liz Kniss Don McDougall Santa Clara 4 Patricia Mahan School District Foothill-De Anza CCD Patrick Ahrens …

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Water in the Platform

The 2016 draft state party platform was posted today at http://www.cadem.org/our-party/standing-committees/body/2016-CADEM-DRAFT-PLATFORM.pdf. It contains the following text: Water • Implement a comprehensive science-based water plan that includes managing each watershed (including groundwater) as a unified whole and upgrading the Delta levee system; • Fully protect all water sources from contamination and guarantee sufficient water for the …

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January 25, 2016 Endorsement Meeting

The January 25, 2016 Dean Club working meeting will be an endorsement meeting.  The Endorsement Committee will make recommendations for US Representatives, CA State Senators, and Santa Clara County Supervisors.  Everyone is invited to attend.  Members in good standing for not less than three months are eligible to vote.  A two thirds majority of members …

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DFALink Meeting – State Senator Jim Beall

On November 9, 2015, State Senator Jim Beall will speak on State and local issues at the home of Barbara and John Comiskey, 4810 Kingdale Dr, San Jose, CA 95124. Arrive for Potluck at 6:30 PM. The program begins at 7:00 PM. State Senator Jim Beall served on the San Jose San Jose City Council, the Santa Clara County Board of …

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California Clean Money & DISCLOSE Act with Pete McCloskey

California Clean Money, the Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley, and others invite you to join us as Former Congressman Pete McCloskey speaks on the importance of Clean Money in politics and the California DISCLOSE Act. The event is Sunday, November 15, 2015, from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM.  The location, in Portola Valley, will be …

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DFA Link Meeting – State Senator Jerry Hill

Monday October 12 Link Meeting speaker will be State Senator Jerry Hill.  Gerald A. “Jerry” Hill (born April 18, 1947) is a Democratic member of the California State Senate representing the 13th district. Over a period of 20 years in public service he has been on the San Mateo City Council, where he served one term as Mayor, and the San Mateo County Board of …

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Dean Club Legislative Endorsements

Legislative Endorsements With important legislative deadlines approaching in Sacramento, the Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley endorsed positions on several pieces of pending legislation at our Working Meeting on August 24, 2105. Senator Bob Wieckowski’s Economic Equity and Financial Stability Initiative This initiative consists of three bills introduced by Senator Bob Wieckowski, aimed at easing …

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