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Change in website appearance

Do you notice a change in the look and feel of our website?  Our host at the CDC has updated it with a fresher look.  You will still find the same content and organization. The changes were due to a WordPress theme updated by the original developer who was adding additional security to the site …

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Club meeting November 8 featured potluck and speaker

The November meeting of the Lake County Democratic Club had another  popular pot-luck dinner, followed by a speaker.  The potluck was at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting was at 6:30 p.m. The Democratic Club meetings are on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Social Hall of the Methodist Church, located at …

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Garamendi offers resources for fire victims

As you know, wildfires have devastated our communities this month. First responders have been working day and night to contain these fires, and thanks to their tireless efforts, most of the active wildfires are close to being contained. As we begin the process of recovering and rebuilding, I wanted to share with you some resources …

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October meeting changed to Wed. October 25

The Democratic Club of Lake County has moved its October meeting to Wed. October 25, 2017. The meeting will be held at 6:30 pm in the Social Hall of the United Methodist Church, 16255 2nd Street, Lower Lake.  We will cover agenda items carried over from the cancelled October 11 meeting. All meetings are free and are …

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Senator McGuire promotes climate change legislation

Senator McGuire’s Statement on Landmark Climate Legislation   Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire released the following statement in response to the landmark climate change legislation advanced by the State Legislature. “Regardless of the short-sighted policies of President Trump, California will continue to lead the way on smart policy to combat climate change,” Senator Mike McGuire said. “We are …

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September 13 meeting features Craig Cheslog

The September 13, 2017 meeting of the Democratic Club of Lake County featured a speaker who has experience working in the California legislature and is now an advocate for legislative action. Craig Cheslog explained how legislation is made and what the challenges of a proposed bill like SB562 (Health Care for All) face. Attendees were …

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Rep. Thompson hosts meeting in Lakeport August 10

U.S. Congressman Mike Thompson hosted a Coffee with Your Congressman on August 10, 2017 at 3- 4:30 pm in the Lake County Board Chambers. The County Chambers are located at 255 North Forbes Street, Lakeport, CA. 95453.   17-08-10_CoffeeWithOurCongressmanLakeport (1)  

Democratic Club meeting on August 9 showcases film

The Democratic Club of Lake County met on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Social Hall of the United Methodist Church, 16255 2nd Street, Lower Lake. This meeting featured a 35 minute film called “Now is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody,”  followed by a Q&A session.  To see a trailer of this film …

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Mike McGuire leading fight to protect California’s coast

McGuire’s Resolution Opposing Trump’s Offshore Oil Leasing Plan Approved by Senate  California’s iconic coast is one of our state’s most important environmental and economic resources. The California coast attracts over 150 million visitors every year and the Golden State’s coastal economy is worth $40 billion and nearly a half million jobs are dependent on a …

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Dem Club hears Joan Jacobs at July 5th meeting

Joan M. Jacobs was the guest speaker at the Lake County Democratic Club on July 5, 2017.  Ms. Jacobs is the author and creator of Adventures in Keytonia and the Keep Well Kids Club Program  (keepwellkidsclub.com) which is an interactive and entertaining way to teach children healthy habits in hygiene, nutrition and more. The Club met one …

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Action needed– support our Berryessa Snow Mtn. National Monument

  There is a public comment period at the Department of the Interior regarding our local Berreyessa Snow Mountain National Monument. We need as many people as possible to support it. This National Monument spans multiple counties, but lies mostly in Lake County. The monument is currently under a federal review by the Trump administration, which …

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Senator Mike McGuire helps Northern California in State Budget

Sacramento, CA – With the release of the California State Budget bills, Senator Mike McGuire is pleased that many of the critical issues he fought for that will benefit Northern California have been included in the state’s budget. “We have always said that we will fight hard for Northern California to get their fair share when it …

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Lake County Democratic Club – Pride Month program and potluck

                    On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, the Democratic Club welcomed summer with a potluck at 5:30 p.m. (an hour earlier than the usual meeting time). June is Pride Month and the Club hosted two speakers – The keynote speaker, Joey Luiz, addressed the issue of federal …

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Lake County Democratic Club hosts Jocelyn Hoey on Climate Realities

On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. the Lake County Democratic Club hosted guest speaker Jocelyn Suzanne Hoey, who presented a slideshow from her recent training with Al Gore – “Climate Realities: Curious? Concerned? Get the Facts.” Lake County Democratic Club meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm …

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Democratic Club hosts People Power speaker on April 12

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the Lake County Democratic Club hosted guest speaker Justine Schneider of People Power, an ACLU advocacy group and one of several groups in Lake County that are organizing for change.  Her topic covered “Immigrant Rights and Working with Law Enforcement.” Lake County Democratic Club meetings are held on the 2nd …

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