Richmond’s Kimberly Ellis falls just short of taking over the California Democratic Party

Richmond resident Kimberly Ellis narrowlylost Saturday's race for California DemocraticParty chair by only 60 votes.STATE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTIONThe race for the future of the California Democratic Party amounted to two choices: stick with the status quo that has served the state party extremely well over the past few decades or change course and back the type … Continue reading Richmond’s Kimberly Ellis falls just short of taking over the California Democratic Party

California Democratic Party’s Depth Puts Republicans In An Even Deeper Hole

BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: California State Attorney General Kamala Harris is at the top of the state's food chain, but schools of energized young Democrats make up a formidable pool of future activists for continuing the party's statewide dominance. PHOTO/Shane Bond SUNDAY COLUMN | The first thoughts when comparing the California Democratic State Convention this weekend and … Continue reading California Democratic Party’s Depth Puts Republicans In An Even Deeper Hole

LOCKYER DIAGNOSES CALIFORNIA GOP WITH ‘HEAD UP ASS SYNDROME’

California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer speaking, Apr. 13, at the Democratic Party State Convention in Sacramento. PHOTO/Shane BondCADEM CONVENTION | No moment emphasized the general smugness of California Democrats this weekend than a Top 10 list delivered by State Treasurer Bill Lockyer that skewered the downtrodden state Republican Party. Afterwards, Democratic Party Chairman John Burton drolly … Continue reading LOCKYER DIAGNOSES CALIFORNIA GOP WITH ‘HEAD UP ASS SYNDROME’

Burton Urges Democrats To Fight Back Against Republican Agenda

GOP WANTS TO PUT POISON BACK IN YOUR WATER, SAYS DEM CHAIRBy Steven TavaresJohn Burton Saturday is a time for the often profane chair of the California Democratic Party John Burton to gloat. After sweeping all nine state offices last November, it’s good to be a liberal in the Golden State, but in many ways … Continue reading Burton Urges Democrats To Fight Back Against Republican Agenda