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La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club

Steyer and Takvorian to speak on environment

By Linda Aramcost and Jeff Benesch In just 45 days, the new administration under Donald Trump has wreaked havoc on the environmental advances made under the previous administration. We’ve seen executive orders weakening the Clean Water Act; the Keystone Pipeline has been given new life and will now transport dirty oil from Canadian tar sands […]

Dems are fired up

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch | La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club (LMFDC), already one of the largest and most active chartered Democratic clubs in the county, is experiencing a record influx of new members and intrigued guests as we explore the actual facts of a Trump presidency and their […]

La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club: Environmental heroes headline February meeting

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch | La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club On Wednesday, Feb. 1, just 10 days into the President Trump era, local Democrats will hear an all-star forum discuss the steps we need to take to resist the attack on our climate goals, our clean air and water, and our ongoing transformation […]

Roy Zimmerman to headline Holiday Fest

Musician, social satirist to entertain local Dems By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch They say that laughter is the best medicine, and so the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club welcomes back singer/songwriter Roy Zimmerman to highlight our Dec. 7 Holiday Fest. Members remember Zimmerman’s hilarious and biting satire from last year’s party, and we should […]

Club to honor Marty Block

Davis, Ward, more to speak By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch At our next meeting, just six days before the momentous 2016 presidential election, the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club (LMFDC) will honor Sen. Marty Block as he faces his last couple months before leaving office. Our meeting will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 2, […]

Peters, Gonzalez headline immigration panel

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch After two straight packed houses for our “Stark Contrasts” meetings examining the differences this election year between the Democratic candidates and their Republican counterparts, La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club (LMFDC) turns again to star power to serve on our panel of experts. Congressman Scott Peters, and Assemblyperson Lorena Gonzalez […]

Local Dems to discuss gender politics

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch In our second installation of “Stark Contrasts,” La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club will hear a panel of experts delve into the differences the parties have to offer voters this November about women’s issues. Democrats are looking to elect the first woman president in our nation’s history. Republicans are running […]