Jan Bell

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Oct 17

2017 Fall Fundraiser a huge success!

Christine Pelosi, Chair of the California Democratic Party’s Women’s Caucus and Derek Cressman, author of “When Money Talks” spoke on the topic of “How California Can Lead the Nation”. Congressional Candidates (CD1 running against Republican Doug LaMalfa), Jessica Holcombe and Marty Walters, gave an update on their campaigns.  Tomas Evangelista, Dreamer, spoke in support of DACA.

Oct 03

Las Vegas Massacre – Action Items

Action Items re: Las Vegas Massacre: 1) Text from your phone “Love Vegas” to 877-877 to speak to your member of Congress and urge them to support responsible gun laws. Tell Reps. LaMalfa and McClintock that the NRA has gone too far.  Ask them to speak out against “bump stocks”, devices that harnesses the recoil …

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Oct 02

Outstanding talent at “Be the Change” Talent Show September 23rd – Placer County youth (13 to 25)

AADC and Placer County Democratic Party hosted the first annual “Be the Change” Youth Talent Show at the General Gomez Arts & Events Center on Saturday, September 23rd to a standing room only crowd.  Master of Ceremonies J Ross Parrelli did a fabulous job of engaging the audience and performing.  Talent from all over the …

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Sep 02

Auburn shows support for Dreamers. Love trumps hate!

September 2nd March & Rally in Auburn to support Dreamers!

Jul 30

Brady Campaign Newsletter

1. Oppose HR 38 (Arm Anyone) and Town Halls The current congressional recess is a good time to pressure our U.S. Representatives to oppose HR 38 (Arm Anyone Concealed Carry).  The bill would force California to recognize permits to carry loaded, hidden guns issued by other states, even by those states with virtually nopermitting standards …

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Jul 24

Sierra Club pushing for AB262, Buy Clean California Act

Pushing the State to Buy Clean for the Climate An innovative proposal that would add another tool to California’s toolbox for cutting climate pollution is approaching its last critical vote in the legislature. Assembly bill 262, the Buy Clean California Act, by Rob Bonta (D-Alameda), is designed to get the state to use its purchasing …

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Jul 19

Republican 2018 budget proposal – tax breaks for the rich; program cuts for everyone else

While Trump and Republican Congressmen made lots of promises, their 2018 proposed budget funds massive tax breaks for the richest 1% of Americans and corporations and slashes programs that help working families.  Is this what Trump voters believe will make America be great again?  It seems it will only make the richest filthy rich again …

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Jul 09

Auburn Area Democrats and Indivisibles make big impression at Auburn 4th of July parade

Jun 21

UPDATE from Save Auburn Ravine Salmon And Steelhead

SARSAS ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS OF JUNE 2017 Working with many individuals, agencies and groups, SARSAS has overseen salmon reaching Turkey Creek Golf Course where another NID dam, Hemphill Dam, blocks upstream migration. Getting salmon some twenty-two miles up the Auburn Ravine to Hemphill Dam started with NOAA Special Agent Don Tanner working with SARSAS personnel to …

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May 27

Insights from the California Democratic Party Convention – May 19, 20 and 21

Speakers at the recent California Democratic Party included Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, US Senator Kamala Harris, US Representative Nancy Pelosi and many state officials.  The Convention was also attended by Tom Perez, the newly elected Chair of the Democratic National Committee.  Click here to view videos of the Convention speakers on YouTube. The attendees were …

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