10 Apr

Fresno County announces endorsements for state Democratic Convention

The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has voted to endorse the following candidates for positions within the California Democratic Party. Endorsed candidates are:

  • Chair: John Burton
  • Male Vice Chair: Eric Bauman
  • Female Vice Chair: Alex Gallardo-Rooker
  • Secretary: Daraka Larrimore-Hall
  • Controller: Hilary Crosby
  • Environmental Caucus: R.L. Miller for chair, Rick Guerrero for vice chair, Russell Greene at large.
  • Region 8 Director: Doug Kessler (also endorsed for this position by Assembly Member Henry T. Perea)
  • Progressive Caucus: Mike Thaller for chair, Keith Kimber at large, Dorothy Reik at large.
  • Chicano-Latino Caucus: Ruben Macareno for chair.

The 2013 California Democratic Convention is scheduled April 12-14, 2013, in Sacramento. For more information about the Convention, visit

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09 Apr

Volunteers needed for Leticia Perez campaign’s Fresno precinct walks

201304-l-perez-flierFrom our friends at the Leticia Perez for Senate campaign:

Volunteers are needed to help walk Fresno-area precincts in support of Leticia Perez for State Senate District 16. Walks are scheduled from now until the May 21 election, according to the following schedule:

  • 4:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays;
  • 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays; and
  • 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays

Precinct walkers will meet at the Perez for Senate Fresno Campaign Headquarters, 480 N. Fulton, in Fresno. (map) To RSVP, contact or call (559) 513-0554. For more information, visit her campaign website at

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