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Kids who are people of color enjoying being kids

Cultural sensitivity is important. The lack of it takes on many forms and can be found in many places. My most recent encounter occurred at my local BevMo! I’m a little mad, but feel I should share this story.

Thank you Democrats

y fellow Placer County Democrats, first allow me to thank you for the privilege you have bestowed upon me by allowing me to serve as Chair of this Central Committee. It has been the honor of a lifetime. 

My brother Mando

My brother Mando
My brother Jorge Armando “Mando” Vera passed away today from blood clots related to COVID19. He was a much loved person and led a very complicated, interesting life. 

Looking back at 2021

Volunteers prepare to canvass Roseville for the No on the Recall campaign

This year, 2021, would normally be an “off” year. A year for planning, training, recruiting and getting ready for the 2022 campaign season.  Looking back at 2021, history had other things in mind. What should have been a celebratory January, was instead one in which we saw just how fragile our democracy actually is.

Leave Question 2 Blank

Voters will decide two questions on the upcoming California recall election: Should Gavin Newsom be recalled? Who should replace Gavin Newsom if Question 1 passes? California Democratic Party (CADEM) and Placer County Democratic Central Committee are encouraging voters to vote NO on question 1, leave question blank and return their ballot. Many voters are unsure… Continue reading Leave Question 2 Blank

Taxes helping the Fresno Zoo

Fresno Chaffee Zoo has made many great improvements thanks to small dedicated taxes.

I visited the Fresno’s Chaffee Zoo earlier this week. What a pleasant surprise! The Zoo has become a testament to the good that can happen when taxes are used for the benefit of the community.