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Next meeting: 4th Tuesday on every month 7:00PM at the Faith Lutheran Church 20080 Redwood Rd. Graydon Room. (Map)

Castro Valley Farmers' Market
Saturday, 10:00am to 2:00pm at BART Station - Year Around


Local Action
Events


Castro Valley Local Legislators and Dems Club on FaceBook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram

Congressman 
Eric Swalwell Office

State Senator 
Bob Wieckowski Office

Assemblymember
Bill Quirk Office

County Supervisor 
Nate Miley Office

Castro Valley
Democratic Club




Castro Valley Democratic Club at the Hayward Area Democratic Club's 
Annual Fall Festival and Fundraiser Sunday, Sept. 16, 3:00 to 6:00 pm

Ginny DeMartini receives the Fran and Jim Forsyth Award 
from Hayward Area Democratic Club. 
Congratulations Ginny!


Castro Valley Democratic Club Votes Unanimously to Support 
Castro Valley Veterans Lease of the Old Castro Valley Library 
for Veteran and Community Use

We the residents of Castro Valley support the use by the Veterans Organizations to operate The Old Castro Valley Library building located on Redwood Road for use as a community building serving the needs of Veterans and the residents of Castro Valley.

We the residents of Castro Valley believe that a building paid for through an assessment on our property taxes should remain a resource to serve the community as a small meeting and conference center.

We the residents of Castro Valley support the unanimous vote by Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council to designate the Old Castro Valley Library be renamed the Veterans Memorial Building of Castro Valley.

We the residents of Castro Valley oppose the demolition of this Mid Century Modern Building

We the residents of Castro Valley urge the Board of Supervisors to support the decision and recommendation by CVMAC to utilize this building as a resource to our community and that the Veterans Organization of the Castro Valley Area manage this facility. 

Please Sign the Petition

Castro Valley Dems at the Castro Valley Fall Festival
Saturday, September 8 and 9, 2018


 


 

Castro Valley Democratic Club Picnic July 22, 2018
With Senator Bob Wieckowski, Supervisor Nate Miley, AC Transit Director Mark Williams, 
Hayward Council Member Sara Lamnin, 
County Democratic Party Chair Robin Torello, EBMUD Director Frank Mellon

State Senator Bob Wieckowski Alameda County Supervisor
Nate Miley
Hayward City Council Member
Sara Lamnin

DEMs Address Castro Valley Gay Pride in Celebration of Human Rights July 14, 2018

Congressman Eric Swalwell

State Senator Bob Wieckowski

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley




Saturday June 23, 2018, 11 AM - 1 PM
Castro Valley Dems at the
Families Belong Together Rally - Castro Valley


 


 


 


 

Concerned! 
Children are Crying in United States 
Concentration Camps

A lady asked Dr. (Benjamin) Franklin at the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787. 
“Well Doctor what have we got a republic or a monarchy. A republic replied the Doctor if you can keep it.” 


The Worst Form of Government

‘Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.…’ Winston S. Churchill, 11 November 1947


Protestant Pastor Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) spent seven years in Nazi concentration camps.

First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist. 
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— 
Because I was not a Trade Unionist. 
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— 
Because I was not a Jew. 
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.

Castro Valley Dems Saturday, May 12, 2018
Walk in the Rowell Ranch Rodeo Parade Video and Photo
with Judge Tara Flanagan


Democratic Party Endorsements
The California Democratic Party has endorsed the following candidates and measures for the June 2018 Primary Election. Statewide endorsements are made by the California Democratic Party. Local endorsements are made by the Alameda County Democratic Party.
Candidates:
U.S. Congress Dist. 13 – Hon. Barbara Lee
U.S. Congress Dist. 15 – Hon. Eric Swalwell
U.S. Congress Dist. 17 – Hon. Ro Khanna

Secretary of State– Hon. Alex Padilla
State Treasurer – Hon. Fiona Ma
State Controller – Hon. Betty Yee
Insurance Commissioner – Hon. Ricardo Lara
State Superintendent of Public Instruction – Hon. Tony Thurmond

State Senate Dist. 07 – Hon. Steve Glazer
State Senate Dist. 09 – Hon. Nancy Skinner
State Senate Dist. 10 – Hon. Bob Wieckowski

State Assembly Dist. 16 – Rebecca Bauer-Kahan
State Assembly Dist. 18 – Hon. Rob Bonta
State Assembly Dist. 20 – Hon. Bill Quirk
State Assembly Dist. 25 – Hon. Kansen Chu

Alameda County Superior Court Judge – Office 11, Hon. Tara Flanagan

Alameda County Supervisor Dist. 2 – Hon. Richard Valle
Alameda County Supervisor Dist. 3 – Hon. Wilma Chan

Alameda County Assessor – Phong La
Alameda County District Attorney – Hon. Nancy O’Malley
Alameda County Treasurer/Tax Collector – Hon. Henry Levy

Alameda County Superintendent of Schools – Hon. Karen Monroe
Alameda County Board of Education Trustee Dist. 1 – Hon. Joaquin Rivera
Alameda County Board of Education Trustee Dist. 4 – Hon. Aisha Knowles

Zone 7 Water District Director – Dennis Gambs, Olivia Sanwong
Union Sanitary District Director Ward 3 – Hon. Jennifer Toy

Ballot Measures:
Prop. 68 – Water/Parks Protection VOTE YES
Prop. 69 – Restriction on Motor Vehicles Taxes/Fees VOTE YES
Prop. 70 – Greenhouse Gas Reduction Reserve Fund VOTE NO
Prop. 71 – Ballot Measure Effective Date VOTE YES
Prop. 72 – Property Tax Exclusion for Rainwater Capture Systems VOTE YES

Measure A – Alameda County Childcare and Early Education Tax VOTE YES
Measure B – San Lorenzo USD School Repair & Improvement Bond VOTE YES
Measure C – City of Emeryville Affordable Housing Bond VOTE YES
Measure D –  City of Oakland Library Services Parcel Tax VOTE YES
Measure – RM3 Regional Bay Area Traffic Relief Plan VOTE YES


Link to Video of Alameda County Democratic Party Central Committee (ACDCC)
4/4/18 Meeting (required Facebook account):
https://www.facebook.com/acdemocrats/videos/1915446671862325/


 


CADEM February 23 - 25
2018 California Democrats State 
Convention!Videos

2018 Endorsements

Castro Valley Democratic Club
at the 
San Diego Convention 2018



Incorruptibles” Workshop
Saturday February 10th  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Carpenters Union Hall, 1050 Mattox Rd, Hayward, CA 
  * POTLUCK *
The Castro Valley Democratic Club is co-sponsoring with the Hayward Area Democratic Club and the San Leandro Democratic Club, an informative workshop about The Incorruptibles

The Incorruptibles Guide describes how many of the ideas of Bernie Sanders can be used to create real political change.  The Richmond Progressive Alliance used these ideas to beat back Chevron’s political influence and took back control of their city.  The Incorruptibles plan is to elect progressive candidates who will refuse corporate money and will make the country work for the 99%, not the 1%.  Please bring food to share to fuel our work to learn how to take back our government from the oligarchs.
 


 
Congressman Eric Swalwell
January 9, 2018

"I’m co-sponsoring Congressman Tom Garrett’s H.R. 1227, the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act. This bipartisan bill would eliminate the federal ban on cannabis by removing it from the Controlled Substances Act; it would no longer be a federal crime to grow, possess, distribute, sell, or consume marijuana.

States would be free to criminalize or decriminalize, permit medical use or adult use, or allow for industrial hemp; knowingly transporting cannabis into a state that prohibits it would be a federal crime punishable by up to a year in jail.

This gives states more autonomy – and gets federal authorities off the back of states like California which already have made a choice to legalize – while giving landlords and federally-insured banks much-needed clarity that they're not violating the law by getting involved with cannabis businesses. It’s time that we sort this out once and for all."

H. R. 1227 
To limit the application of Federal laws to the distribution and consumption of marihuana, and for other purposes. 
https://www.congress.gov/115/bills/hr1227/BILLS-115hr1227ih.pdf
 

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