20 Dec

Candidate Soria hosts reception for county’s Young Democrats

Photos from Candidate Esmerelda Soria's reception for the Fresno County Young Democrats, held Dec. 18.

Photos from Candidate Esmerelda Soria’s reception for the Fresno County Young Democrats, held Dec. 19.

City Council District 1 Candidate Esmeralda Soria hosted a holiday reception at her home for the Fresno County Young Democrats on Dec. 19.

The well-attended event featured a number of elected officials from throughout the Central Valley including State Center Community College Trustee Eric Payne, Fresno Unified School District Trustee Carol Mills, Earlimart School District Trustee Abigail Solis, Cutler-Orosi School Trustee Eddie Valero and Tulare City Council Member Carlton Jones (also a candidate for Assembly District 26). Also in attendance were Congressional District 22 candidate Suzanna Aguilera-Marrero and Fresno County Board of Supervisors District 4 candidate Magdalena Gomez.

Club chair Matt Rogers and vice chair Gilbert Felix presented the club’s annual awards to the following: Volunteers of the Year – Joshua Salinas, Jackie Hirahara-Balderas and Sandra Garcia; Labor Youth Leader Award – Dillon Savory; and Legacy of Leadership Award – Michael Evans.

Learn more about the Fresno County Young Democrats on their Facebook page, or call 559-289-7477.

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08 Dec

Covered California sign-up assistance available at Democratic Headquarters beginning Dec. 10

On Tuesday, December 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and on Tuesdays in January at the same time, we will be hosting an expert on Covered California (the California program that is part of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare) at the Democratic Party Headquarters. She will be available to assist people in signing up for health insurance and to answer any questions about the process and the program.

Carolyn Travao has graciously offered her time to assist Democrats in taking advantage of this important healthcare initiative.

The Democratic Party Headquarters is located at 1035 U St. (in downtown Fresno, just off Highway 41 and directly across from Office Depot). You may reach us by phone at 559-495-0606.

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