Rebecca Hermosillo is the new Senior District Representative for Congressman Mike Thompson, whose district covers Napa County and parts of Sonoma, Contra Costa, Lake, and Solano counties. She replaces Stephen Gale, who retired in February. By Lisa Stahr Draw a line from a decision a young man made in 1947 all the way to his […]
Resolution Opposing the Recall of the Sonoma County District Attorney Whereas, the recall against District Attorney Jill Ravitch was filed in October 2020, less than one week after District Attorney Jill Ravitch publicly announced she would be retiring when her term expires at the end of 2022; and Whereas, the recall was filed by an […]
March 16, 2021 Honorable Ash Kalra California State AssemblyState Capitol, Room 2196Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: SUPPORT– AB 655 (Kalra) California Law Enforcement Accountability Reform Act (CLEAR Act) Dear Assemblymember Kalra: The Sonoma County Democratic Party is writing to support Assembly Bill (AB) 655, the CLEAR Act, a bill to combat the infiltration of extremists in […]
WHEREAS, currently, 3 million Californians have no health coverage, nearly one-third of all Californians who do have coverage reported delaying or skipping necessary health care over the last year due to cost, and the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ravage the state of California, disproportionately infecting and killing people of color and forcing millions of people […]
SB 271 allows voters to choose from a broader pool of candidates with diverse backgrounds, skills sets and greater accountability.
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By Millie Olson There was a moment in a recent Zoom call with VP Kamala Harris and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen when the camera caught Lee Pierce, President of the North Bay Black Chamber of Commerce, deep in thought and unsmiling. He posted a few frames on his Facebook page, and watched the responses pour […]
by Cesar Ruiz Communications Committee Member, SCDP Politicians love telling stories about pulling yourself up by your bootstraps. “In America, hard work and perseverance can lead to success.” It’s simple and sounds nice, but also harmfully misleading. Everyone has a different life context that comes with its own obstacles. I was born in Clearlake, California […]
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by Manny Baldenegro, Jr., SCDP Corresponding Secretary I have always been a political junkie and enjoy helping out on campaigns, especially Presidential. I clearly remember a statement made by a candidate more than four years ago, disparaging Mexican immigrants: “They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.” I […]
How one tech expert got involved with the Sonoma Dems’ work on several levels.
My name is Jackie Elward. I was born and raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo. I am a mother raising our three children here in Sonoma County. Since my kids were young I have had to talk with them about what to do when dealing with the police. As a Black woman I am […]