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11 Oct
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‘Hellish’


The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.


 

Dear Friend,

Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency as wildfires rage on, mobilizing the National Guard to join California’s brave first responders. Over 1,500 homes have been destroyed. 20,000 Northern Californians have evacuated, and nearly 100,000 acres are burning so far. In Orange County, more than 5,000 people have evacuated their homes.

I’m proud to be a Californian — because in these times of struggle and tragedy we unite as a powerful community to help others. I hope you will join me and make a contribution to the Red Cross by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Here are ways you can help:

Visit shelters in Northern California and drop off supplies: clean drinking water, toothbrushes, toothpaste, sleeping bags, cuts, pillows, blankets or flashlights.

Volunteer with the Red Cross.

Make a quick, one-time donation of $10 by texting REDCROSS to 90999.

Post on the Tubbs Fire Facebook Page the services you can offer as help.

Donate to local animal shelters, which are helping people keep their pets safe.

Here is the list of evacuation centers and road closures in Sonoma/Napa.

California has been hit by record droughts, floods, and wildfires, and our state needs to devise the strategies and structures needed to weather any disaster. There is no more important job than protecting the safety and well-being of residents and families across the state.

Our hearts go out to everyone affected by these wildfires. Please share this email with friends to get the word out on how you can help.

Sincerely,

Eleni,

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11 Oct
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SEN. HERNANDEZ SOLIDIFIES MORE SUPPORT FROM WORKING PEOPLE IN LT. GOV RACE


The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.


 

MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release

October 10, 2017
Contact: Dave Jacobson, (818) 943-2348
Maclen Zilber, (510) 508-9142
Jacobson & Zilber Strategies
 

SEN. HERNANDEZ SOLIDIFIES MORE SUPPORT FROM WORKING PEOPLE IN LT. GOV RACE

Engineers & Architects Association Join Over 50 Labor Unions in Picking Senator Ed Hernandez for California Lieutenant Governor

 

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA — Marking another triumph for his campaign as he seeks the office of California Lieutenant Governor, today State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez received the backing of the Engineers & Architects Association, an organization that represents over 5,000 professional, technical, and administrative employees for the City of Los Angeles.

In announcing their endorsement of Senator Hernandez, Bill Violante, Executive Director of the Engineers & Architects Association released the following statement:

“As a longtime optometrist, Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez has made healthcare a priority. His pro-working families record speaks for itself. He’s fought for workers’ rights laws, investments in infrastructure that help create more good paying jobs, ensured better wages and benefits, and he’s worked to increase access to healthcare. Furthermore, Senator Hernandez’ efforts to take on Big Pharma to lower prescription drug prices shows that he’s got guts and is willing to go to bat for patients, working people and all Californians. These are a few of the reasons why the Engineers & Architects Association are proud to endorse his campaign for Lt. Governor.”

Significantly, just yesterday California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez’ groundbreaking drug transparency bill, SB-17, into law.  Senator Hernandez’ latest digital video ad, titled, “Life or Death,” features a moving testimonial from Kendall Renee, who is allergic to more than 95% of foods and carries at least four EpiPens with her at all times. Renee highlights Senator Hernandez’ efforts to combat skyrocketing drug costs in the ad.

To view Hernandez’ “Life or Death” spot, click on the screen shot below:


Unshaken by big moneyed special interests, Hernandez not only has taken on Big Pharma but also fought Big Tobacco, as the architect of California’s landmark law to raise the state’s smoking age to 21.

In addition to today’s news, Senator Hernandez has raised over $2 million for the statewide effort and has locked in far-reaching support across California.
To view Senator Hernandez’ “Record of Progress,” digital video ad, click here or on the screen shot below.

 

Several months back, Senator Hernandez released his first digital video, titled  “A California Story,” which can be viewed by clicking on the screen image below:

 

 

Beyond today’s announcement, Senator Dr. Hernandez’ campaign has released an expansive list of over 400 endorsements from grassroots activists, community leaders, federal, state and local elected officials, public safety groups and close to 50 labor unions.

A husband, father, grandfather, practicing optometrist, and local businessman, “Dr. Ed” (as he is known to his patients) has spent his life bringing quality eye care to predominantly low-income communities.  As a health care provider, the need to improve access to health care for all Californians is what first drove him to run for office.

Since being elected to the Assembly in 2006 and the Senate in 2010, Dr. Ed Hernandez has been a leader on the implementation of federal health care reform – helping expand access to affordable health care, control costs, and improve the network of providers so people can actually get quality care when they need it. Dr. Ed has been a champion by expanding educational opportunity to qualified students overlooked by our public schools and universities, as well as a major proponent for government reform, including fixing a broken initiative system too often hijacked by billionaires and wealthy corporations. Dr. Ed Hernandez is running to take this experience, leadership, and vision to the next level by serving the people of California as their Lieutenant Governor.

For more information, please visit www.edhernandez4ca.com.

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Meet Bobby Bliatout at the Fair

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11 Oct
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Event Invitation: Richard Rothstein Presents “The Color of Law”

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11 Oct
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Meet Rico at the Fresno Fair


The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.


Meet Rico at the Big Fresno Fair!

It’s that time of year again: The Big Fresno Fair!

This year, I’ll be at the fair on Sunday, October 15 at the Fresno County Democrats Booth between 5 and 8 p.m. I hope that you’ll stop by and learn more about my campaign to unseat Devin Nunes and fight for the Valley. The Fresno Fair is a great time to celebrate our local community, and I hope to speak with constituents like you about the changes you want to see in Congressional District 22. If you’re interested, please consider RSVPing online. If you’d like to learn more, feel free to take a look at my Twitter, Facebook, or website.

I hope to see you there!

– Rico

 

 

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