For more information, click on the red club name to visit the club's website.

June 28, Thursday, 6:30–9:00 p.m. — San Ramon Valley Democrats

Time: 6 p.m. networking, 6:45 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. program
Speaker: Professor Laura Stoker, Political Science, UC Berkeley
Topic: "Major Developments in American Opinion"
Location: Crow Canyon Country Club, 711 Silver Lake Drive, Danville
Cost: $27 members; $32 nonmenbers
RSBP: email Brodie Hilp by Thursday, June 21

Professor Stoker will report on continuity and change in the political views of the American public, drawing upon decades of national survey data. The emphasis will be on major developments concerning partisanship and their implications for voting and elections. Topics will include the emerging Democratic advantage in the electorate; the erosion of trust in government; the ongoing—and widening?—partisan gender gap; the increasing ideological and issue-based divisions between Democrats and Republicans; and the growing hostility of Democrats and Republicans toward members of the other party.

July 4, Wednesday — Orinda July 4th Parade

Contact us if you would like to march. The parade begins at 10 a.m., so we will assemble before then. Following the parade, there will be community booths, games, food, and music at the Orinda Community Park. For more information, read the Lamorinda Patch article.