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.
We were at the veterinarian office on Monday to get her stitches removed. There, I confronted the ghost of Xaviar Cugat.
This morning a new Kevin Kiley ad was running on my TV. It focuses on his plans to “secure the border.” It’s typical GOP messaging. The same messaging that gave us the tragedies in Buffalo and El Paso. It’s dangerous messaging and needs to come to an end.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
The sense of smell is powerful. It evokes memories and inspires imagination. I have had several very important women in my life. The legendary Chanel No. 5 scent was worn by several of them.
I was a huge fan of Los Lobos in the early 80’s. I played sax as a youth. But Steve Berlin, the sax man, is on another plane.