La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club

City Attorney and D7 debates to highlight February meeting

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch Coming off a sensational clash at our January meeting between progressive champions Senator Marty Block and Speaker Toni Atkins, each running for the 39th state Senate seat, the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club will be back at it Feb. 3 with another outstanding set of debates and endorsement votes. […]

Atkins-Block debate, Cory Briggs to highlight January meeting

By Linda Armacost & Jeff Benesch In what is sure to draw region-wide interest and many spectators, the Jan. 6 meeting of the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club should be full of fireworks and surprises. The contentious 39th Senatorial District race between incumbent Marty Block, and current Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins should make club history as […]

Roy Zimmerman returns to Dems’ holiday party

By Linda Aramcost and Jeff Benesch Roy Zimmerman, America’s premier political satirist, and guitar-strumming singer-songwriter –– whose witty left-slanted commentary is primarily focused on social justice –– will make a return appearance to headline the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club’s annual holiday gala. The festivities begin at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the La […]

Environmental issues take center stage at November meeting

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch The members and guests of La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club (LMFDC) have a real treat in store for their Wednesday, Nov. 4 meeting. An expert and newsworthy panel of five environmental activists will speak to our group about topics touching local, regional and national efforts to curb greenhouse gasses […]

La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club: Issues, local and national candidates focus of next meeting

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch The Oct. 7 meeting of local Democrats will feature candidates from all over San Diego county, introducing themselves in a district by district format with some crucial regional issues being brought into focus, including: mass transportation versus recurring traffic problems; smart growth versus unfettered development; SANDAG planning (or not?); […]