Category: Local

We Endorse YES on Measure AA for a Clean & Healthy Bay

We endorse Measure AA, Bay wetlands: People for a Clean and Healthy Bay are fighting to protect the San Francisco Bay from sea-level rise, severe storms, and pollution. Jeff Cardenas outlined Measure AA, which would restore 30,000 acres of Bay Area wetlands and wildlife habitat, reduce trash and toxins, and increase shoreline and public access. …

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March 8 Gross Receipts Tax San Jose City Council Meeting

We endorsed this effort, now they need our help. Can the Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley folks be at City Council on March 8th to support this campaign? On March 8th, probably at 2:30 pm or 3 pm (it starts at 1:30 pm and there are many items before ours), the City Council will discuss …

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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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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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DFA Link Meeting – Letter Writing with Sally Lieber

September 14 – Human Trafficking/Delta Tunnels.   Former Assembly member and Speaker Pro Tempore Sally Lieber was on hand to help with a letter-writing campaign against human trafficking.   Over 100 letters were written to Santa Clara County city councils.  

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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National Women’s Equality Day – Silicon Valley

Rally and March Saturday, August 29, 2015 8:00AM – 11:30AM San Jose City Hall It’s 2015, and high time to rally together to ignite the movement for equal rights and representation for women! This year is the 95th Anniversary of a women’s right to vote! While women have come a long way towards gender equality …

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DFA Link Meeting – Joe Simitian on housing

Save the Date! Former State Senator and current Supervisor for Santa Clara County District 5 Joe Simitian will be our speaker for the Dean Democratic Club Link Meeting Monday August 10.  He will talk about low income housing and other issues before the Board of Supervisors. As usual, our meeting starts with snacks and conversation at …

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Annual All Clubs Picnic

Mike Honda and Zoe Lofgren joined our friends, family, and other elected officials at Rainbow Park for a day of fun and friendship. Food and drinks were provided. Hosted by the Democratic Party and Sponsored by The Silicon Valley Democratic Club Date of Event: Saturday, July 18, 2015

Dean Club Table at the JJ Dinner

The Dean Club had two tables at the annual Santa Clara County Democratic Party JJ Dinner. State Senator Jim Beall and his wife, Pat, joined us at one table and State Assembly Member Kansen Chu and his wife, Daisy, sat at the other Dean Club table.  The speaker, John Laird, Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency, was …

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