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Saturday, February 26, 2011
Rally to Save the American Dream

"In Wisconsin and around our country, the American Dream is under fierce attack. Instead of creating jobs, Republicans are giving tax breaks to corporations and the very rich—and then cutting funding for education, police, emergency response, and vital human services.

On Saturday, February 26, at noon local time, we are organizing rallies in front of every statehouse and in every major city to stand in solidarity with the people of Wisconsin. We demand an end to the attacks on worker's rights and public services across the country. We demand investment, to create decent jobs for the millions of people who desperately want to work. And we demand that the rich and powerful pay their fair share."

Date: Saturday, 26 Feb 2011, 12:00 PM
Where: Save the American Dream Rally
State Capitol Building
1315 10th
Sacramento, CA 95814

Sign up to attend here:


Saturday, February 26th
Day of Action US Uncut
10 AM, Sacramento

"US Uncut is a new movement inspired by UK Uncut, the anti-austerity movement that has swept the UK.

Washington's proposed budget for the coming year sends a clear message: The wrath of budget cuts will fall upon the shoulders of hard-working Americans....

[T]here is an alternative: Make corporate tax avoiders pay [their fair share].

Enjoying record profits and taxpayer-funded bailouts as the economy slowly recovers from a financial crisis, nearly 80% of the corporations doing business in the United States pay no income taxes whatsoever here, instead opting to abuse tax loopholes and offshore tax havens.....

It’s time for ordinary Americans to fight back and demand an end to the corporate tax avoidance. Join US Uncut and together let's make corporate tax avoiders pay [their fair share].

Actions are currently planned nationwide and throughout California for this coming Saturday, February 26th. There are several people from Napa who will be attending (and carpooling to) actions scheduled in the Bay Area.

For more information or to get involved locally, please contact Joanne Gifford at (707) 758-1699 or

Tuesday, February 22th, 2011 - Tonight!
Democrats in the American Canyon Meeting
Please join the Democrats of American Canyon* at their February 2011 regular monthly meeting for what is always a great opportunity for Democrats in the American Canyon area to participate in a lively discussion about local politics and to get more involved in the political process closer to home.

When: Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
6:30 PM

Where: The Round Table Pizza Restaurant in American Canyon
5055 Main Street, Suite 106
(Adjacent to the Wal-Mart Super Center)

Hope to see you there!

*The Democrats of American Canyon is a fully affiliated membership group of the Democrats of Napa Valley.

Today! Tuesday, February 22nd
Rally in Support of Wisconsin Workers!
From our friends at the California Labor Federation:

in solidarity with Wisconsin Workers

Today! Tuesday, February 22nd at 5:30pm
State Capitol West Steps, Sacramento
 From the flyer:

"Rallies. Crowds spilling into the streets. Seas of people marching together in solidarity. Every day this week, nonstop.

This isn’t happening in Egypt...but in Madison, Wis.

Schools are closed. Workers, high school and college students, community members, religious groups and concerned citizens have dropped their daily lives to rally against Gov. Scott Walker's Draconian attacks on middle-class jobs and his proposal to strip Wisconsin teachers, nurses, social workers and other public employees of their collective bargaining rights.

Walker's immediate attack is aimed directly at some 200,000 public workers—but the brave men and women taking to the streets come from every walk of life and recognize that all working people—public and private sector—are in jeopardy. And they know that if we don't all speak out and stand together, we'll all be targets."

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
A Time to Appreciate & Celebrate the Members, Volunteers, Supporters, & Friends  of the Democrats of Napa Valley
In celebration of the wonderfully rich mixture of perspectives and cultural backgrounds that you all individually contribute to who we are as a whole, this event will be built around a multi-cultural theme. While by no means are you expected to, you are -- nonetheless -- heartily encouraged to bring some music, a poem, a story, or a dish from the culture of your choice to also share that evening.
Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Where: Napa Democratic Party Headquarters,
1416 Second Street, Napa
Beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

February 19-27, 2011
Community Event: Friends of the Napa Library Book Sale! 
Friends of the Napa Library would like you to know about their upcoming...BOOK SALE at the Napa Main Library, 580 Coombs @ Division in Napa.

Day One: Saturday, February 19th from 10-5:30
The first day of each book sale is reserved for members of the Friends of the Library. Annual memberships are inexpensive and can be purchased either at the library (anytime) or at the book sale.

Day Two: Sunday, February 20th, from 2-6
Even though the library will be closed, the book sale will be going on...with restricted hours.

Day Three: Monday, February 21st, from 10-6
The library will be closed in observance of PRESIDENT'S DAY; the book sale will be going on...with restricted hours.

Day Four: Tuesday, February 22nd, from 10-8:30

Day Five: Wednesday, February 23rd, from 10-8:30

Day Six: Thursday, February 24th, from 10-8:30

Day Seven: Friday, February 25 10-5:30

Half-Price Day!
Day Eight: Saturday, February 26th, from 10-5:30
Bag Day #1 One bag of books...$5.00!
Day Nine: Sunday, February 27th, from 2-6
Bag Day #2 Two bags of books...$5.00! Even though the library will be closed, the book sale goes on…with restricted hours.


Friday, January 28th
Town Hall Forum to Discuss Worker and
Patient Safety Issues at Napa State Hospital

Please join Assembly Member Michael Allen and State Senator Noreen Evans for an open and honest discussion about worker and patient safety concerns at Napa State Hospital. Hospital employees and others will be allowed to voice their concerns over recent violence at the facility. For an agenda and list of speakers, read below. This open dialogue is meant to start meaningful discussions and solution analysis of the problems that exist. The public is welcome to attend.

Friday, January 28, 2011
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Napa Valley College
2277 Napa Valley Highway, Napa, CA 94558
The Little Theater, Building 1200, Room 1231

For more information:

Thursday, January 27th
Save the Date:
Democrats of Napa Valley January Meeting

Please join us at our next meeting of the Democrats of Napa Valley on Thursday, January 27th, 7:00 PM, at the Dem HQ, 1416 Second Street (between School and Franklin) in Downtown Napa.

Our featured speaker this month: Napa City Coucilmember Juliana Inman

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
Democrats of American Canyon
January Meeting:
State of the Union
Watch Party

When: Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
6:00 PM (you're encouraged to arrive by 5:45 PM)
Where: Round Table Pizza, American Canyon
5055 Main Street
(Adjacent to the Wal-Mart)
Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Safety Now

Rally at Napa State Hospital
from 11 am – 1 pm
Napa State Hospital Front Gate In Napa at Intersection of Napa-Vallejo Highway (CA 221) and Magnolia Drive

Background information

Download the flyer


Tuesday, January 11th
Congressman Thompson's Listening Session for Constituents
Our wonderful Congressman, Mike Thompson,will be hosting a listening session for constituents on Tuesday, January 11th at 6:30 PM at the United Methodist Church, located at 625 Randolph Street in Napa. We hope you can join us at this very important event.



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Mailing address: P.O. Box 206, Napa, CA 94559 | (707) 257-1208

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