Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving from California's Central Valley Democrats!

The Central Valley Democrat - California's Central Valley News Source 
Brought to you by Patty Hughes

Sunday, November 20, 2011

TODAY! 4th Annual "Yes We Can" Food Drive

The 4th Annual "Yes We Can" Food Drive is today, November 20th.  

Collection Location - 

Queen Bean Coffee House

1126 14th Street, Modesto, CA
Join us from 1p -2:30p

It is that time of the year again friends! 
Local food pantries need our help! 
Demand for food has risen and overall donations have 
dwindled in our communities and across the country! 
Invite your friends to participate and spread the word! 
Please give for Thanksgiving!
For more information contact:

Patty Hughes (209) 303-4042 or

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

ELECTION DAY! Stanislaus County Democratic Voter Guide

Stanislaus County Democratic Voter Guide

City of Modesto Mayor
Garrad Marsh

Modesto City Council
District 3 Dave Lopez, Carmen Sabatino
District 5 Joshua Esteves, Jenny Kenoyer
District 6 Douglas Dyrssen

Modesto City Schools
Solange Altman
Cathy Flores Hallinan
Rickey McGill
Amy Neumann

Ceres Unified School District
Teresa Guerrero

Riverbank Unified School District
Angie Timpone

Salida Union School District
Ana Rocha-San Nicholas

Turlock Unified School District
Harinder Grewal

For more information on candidates please go to:
Not all candidates are listed here.

Local Measures
Measure Q NO Advisory Vote -- City of Modesto (Advisory Vote Only)
Shall the City seek to move its existing defined benefit retirement plan for employees to a defined contribution retirement plan?
Measure R NO Advisory Vote -- City of Modesto (Advisory Vote Only)
Shall the City Council of the City of Modesto move the City employees retirement benefit calculation from a single highest year salary baseline to an average of the employee's last three years of salary as a baseline?
Measure S NO Advisory Vote -- City of Modesto (Advisory Vote Only)
Shall the City Council of the City of Modesto seek retirement formulas that increase the age of retirement eligibility for city employees?

(Stanislaus - Tuolumne Central Labor Council stance). Local Measure Information provided by

You can locate your polling place by your residence address. This page will direct you to the correct polling place, and present a map of the surrounding area.

Stanislaus County Consolidated District Election
November 2011
The Stanislaus County Elections Office has posted the list of candidates and measures for the November 8, 2011 Consolidated District Election:

Stanislaus County Election Results (after 8:00 p.m.)

This voting guide does not serve as an endorsement of candidates by the Democratic Women's Club of Stanislaus County.
Information provided is the most up to date as is known - some information may have changed.
Questions? Contact Patty Hughes