John Broughton

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May 31

Journalist Michael Levitin Speaks at Windsor/North County Democratic Club – May 25th

Journalist Michael Levitin shared his perspective on Donald Trump’s war against the media at the May 25th meeting. With mainstream media now being portrayed by Trump as the “enemy of the American people,” Levitin outlined three suggestions for journalists in the current, overcharged environment. He urged journalists to continue to report facts and the evidence …

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May 28

Sustainability Advocate Lauren Lum Speaks to Windsor Democrats

At the April 27th meeting of the Windsor/North County Democratic Club, Sonoma County program specialist Lauren Lum described opportunities offered by the county to support energy efficiency upgrades to both residential and commercial properties. The Sonoma County Energy Independence Program offers a variety of options to save energy, lower utility bills, and to make a …

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May 14

Journalist Michael Levitin to speak at May 25th meeting

Michael Levitin, a Forestville native and editor-in-chief of Occupy.com, will speak on “The Media Renaissance: Is Our Fake President Pushing Journalism into a New Truth-Telling Frontier?,” at the Windsor Democratic Club on Thursday, May 25, at 7 p.m. Mr. Levitin worked as a Newsweek correspondent in Berlin for many years, covering European politics and culture, …

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Apr 23

April 27th presentation: Saving energy, water, and money

Lauren Lum, the Program Specialist at the Energy and Sustainability Division of Sonoma County, will speak on Thursday, April 27th, about the Sonoma County Energy Independence Program, and answer questions. She works with home owners and business owners as they make building improvements and behavior changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, save water, prevent pollution, and …

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Mar 24

Deb Fudge Speaks to the Windsor/North County Democrats

At a March 23 meeting presided over by club president Rick Massell, Windsor Mayor Deb Fudge touched on a variety of topics during her presentation. She began by discussing the reaction to the United Community Resolution passed by the Town Council at its March 1 meeting. Similar in intent to a sanctuary city declaration, the …

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Mar 15

Mayor Fudge to Address Windsor/North County Democratic Club

Windsor Mayor Debora Fudge will address the Windsor/North County Democratic Club on Thursday, March 23, at 7 p.m. at the Windsor Round Table Pizza, 8499 Old Redwood Highway. One topic will be the resolution adopted by the Windsor Town Council at its March 1 meeting, declaring Windsor a “united community that values its diversity and …

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Feb 24

Report: Sam Salmon Speaks to the Windsor/North County Democratic Club

Windsor Town Councilmember Sam Salmon spoke at the February 23 meeting of the Windsor/North County Democratic Club. Mr. Salmon described what he termed “the trials and tribulations” of representing a minority position on the Council for the past three years. Often the lone dissenter on issues related to town development and growth, he shared his …

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Feb 19

Sam Salmon to speak at February 23rd meeting

Sam Salmon, a local attorney and longtime Windsor Town Council member, will speak at the Windsor/North County Democratic Club meeting at 7 p.m. on February 23. Salmon, first elected to the Council in 1994, has found himself in the minority on some recently debated town issues. Most notably, he was the lone dissenting vote as …

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Jan 27

Large Turnout for Club Meeting on January 26th

At the Windsor /North County Democratic Club meeting on January 26, an array of speakers representing a variety of political organizations informed the more than 60 people in attendance of actions that can be taken to resist the proposed policies of the new Trump administration. Many of those in the standing-room only crowd had attended …

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Jan 24

It Won’t Happen Here Declaration to be voted on at January 26th meeting

The Windsor/North County Democratic Club will vote on January 26th on whether to add the organization’s name, as a signer, to the following declaration: IT WON’T HAPPEN HERE DECLARATION DECEMBER 2016 WHEREAS, to safeguard the equal and inalienable rights and inherent dignity of all people that is the foundation of the relationship between a government …

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