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La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club

Fair Trade Faire to highlight Dems holiday feast

By Yahairah Aristy and Jeff Benesch | La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club  From modest beginnings over 70 years ago, the fair trade movement today is a global enterprise representing over 2 million producers and workers. The movement believes that trade can be a fundamental driver of poverty reduction and greater sustainable development, and disadvantaged farmers, […]

Atkins to lead forum on homeless

By Yahairah Aristy and Jeff Benesch

As homelessness continues to be one of San Diego County’s greatest public policy humanitarian challenges, there’s a big opportunity for local Democrats to learn more about the issue. The Nov. 1 meeting of the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club (LMFDC) will feature a keynote presentation by Sen. Toni Atkins at 7 p.m. in the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Drive.