La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club

Local Dems to discuss gender politics

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch In our second installation of “Stark Contrasts,” La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club will hear a panel of experts delve into the differences the parties have to offer voters this November about women’s issues. Democrats are looking to elect the first woman president in our nation’s history. Republicans are running […]

County party head, City Hall reporter headline June meeting

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch It’ll be another star-studded affair for the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club. On Wednesday, June 1, just six days before the vital California Primary Election, none other than Francine Busby will highlight our program. Head of the San Diego County Democratic Party, Busby is a frequent guest of the […]

City Attorney and D7 debates to highlight Democrats meeting

By Linda Aramacost and Jeff Benesch Coming off a sensational clash at our January meeting between progressive champions Senator Marty Block and Speaker Toni Atkins, each running for the 39th state Senate seat, the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club will be back at it Feb. 3 with another outstanding set of debates and endorsement votes. […]

Atkins-Block Debate, Cory Briggs to highlight January meeting

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch In what is sure to draw region-wide interest and many spectators, the Jan. 6 meeting of the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club should be full of fireworks and surprises. The contentious 39th Senatorial District race between incumbent Marty Block, and current Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins should make club history as […]

Roy Zimmerman returns to holiday party

By Linda Aramcost and Jeff Benesch Roy Zimmerman, America’s premier political satirist, and guitar-strumming singer-songwriter –– whose witty left-slanted commentary is primarily focused on social justice –– will make a return appearance to headline the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club’s annual holiday gala. The festivities begin at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the La […]