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Report on the July 28th Community Forum on the Healdsburg Growth Management Ordinance

 On July 28th, the Windsor/North County Democratic Club sponsored a community forum on Healdsburg’s November ballot measure to amend the current Growth Management Ordinance. More than one hundred people attended the forum, held at the Villa Chanticleer Annex in Healdsburg. The Growth Management Ordinance that is now in place limits on the construction of dwelling …

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Exciting Changes for the Windsor Democratic Club

Democratic clubs in our county are chartered by the Sonoma County Democratic Party, with thriving clubs in Santa Rosa, the South County, Sonoma Valley, and Oakmont, as well as the Latino Democratic Club and the Wine Country Young Democrats club. Each club, like ours, has a particular interest implied by the club title: geographic, ethnic, …

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WDC at the Sonoma County Fair

This year, the Sonoma County Fair will run from Friday, July 22nd, through Sunday, August 7th. As was the case last year, the Sonoma County Democratic Party will have a booth throughout the fair, and the WDC has committed to staffing that booth on two Saturdays. One each day, there are three time slots (11 a.m. …

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Was the Primary Process Rigged against the Political Revolution?

In a provocative presentation to the Windsor/North County Democratic Club on June 23, progressive activist Dale Axelrod contended that the primary process was rigged by the Democratic Party establishment against Senator Bernie Sanders in a way that even Senator Sanders may not have fully considered. Axelrod contended that the nationwide voting process is filled with …

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Two Windsor Democrats compete to be Clinton delegates

On Sunday, two Democrats from Windsor were in San Rafael, trying to be elected as Clinton delegates for the 2nd Congressional District, which includes Windsor, and is represented in Congress by Jared Huffman. The two from Windsor – Julia Donoho and Albert G. Handelman – are shown here with a full-sized cardboard cutout of Hillary Clinton. As of mid-day …

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Report on Supervisor Gore’s presentation to the Windsor Democratic Club

At the April 28th meeting of the Windsor Democratic Club, Sonoma County Fourth District Supervisor James Gore candidly addressed many of the pressing issues confronting our community. An animated, engaging Gore shared his perspective and approaches when considering the complex and at times divisive challenges presented to the board for consideration and action. With regard …

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Report on Lois Fisher’s presentation to the Windsor Democratic Club

Having served on the Town of Windsor Planning Commission for over twelve years, award-winning urban planner Lois Fisher shared her experience and knowledge with the Windsor Democratic Club as its guest speaker on March 24. She is the president of Fisher Town Design which creates walkable neighborhoods as an alternative to suburban sprawl. A Windsor …

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Huffman’s Hootenanny on March 28th

The 6th Annual Huffman’s Hootenanny will be on Monday, March 28, at 6:30 PM at the Lagunitas Brewing Company, 1280 N. McDowell Blvd, Petaluma. Enjoy foot-stomping live music, local food and brews, and just the right amount of politics, in this fundraiser for Congressman Jared Huffman. Tickets start at $40.

Report on the LandPaths Presentation at The Windsor Democratic Club on February 25th

Craig Anderson, Executive Director of LandPaths, was the speaker at the February 25th meeting of the club. Landpaths, an acronym for Land Partners through Stewardship, is a local non-profit. During the past eighteen year, the organization has worked with various groups to determine the outcome of lands within Sonoma County, finding ways to collaborate to …

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Report on the January 28th meeting with Assemblyperson Jim Wood

by Barry Hirsch District 2 Assemblymember Jim Wood was the featured speaker at the January 28th meeting of the Windsor Democratic Club. Mr. Wood was elected in 2014 to represent California’s 2nd Assembly District, which includes all of Del Norte, Trinity, Humboldt, and Mendocino counties, as well as northern and coastal Sonoma County. In Sacramento, …

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