Round-up: Political calendar

Check out these upcoming political events in the East Bay:

San Ramon

Republican Congressional District 11 primary candidates will speak at a Tuesday night event sponsored by the Contra Costa Republican Party and the Conservative Forum of the East Bay.

Candidate include Tony Amador, Elizabeth Emken, Brad Goehring and David Harmer.

The free forum begins at 7 p.m. at the San Ramon Golf Course banquet center, 9430 Fircrest Lane, in San Ramon.

For information or questions, call 925-930-9551 or visit www.contracostagop.com.


State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, and Cal State-East Bay political science professor David Wiggins will speak Tuesday on “California Politics: Fractured?”

The event is spnosored by a new partnership betweenthe League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley and Cal State-East Bay’s Scholar-Oilli program.

The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. at the college’s Concord campus, 4700 Ygnacio Valley Road in Concord. Attendees are advised to park in the afculty-staff parking lot.

Admission is $5 for thepublic and free to members of the league and Scholar-Olli


The East County Democrats for Action will host selected candidates at its Thursday evening meeting.

Speakers include Assessor candidate Bob Brooks, who will appear on the June 8 primary ballot, and two Antioch councilmembers seeking re-election in November, Reggie Moore and Martha Parsons.

Tique Le Caul with the Antioch chapter of the Boys and Girls Club is also on the agenda.

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Carpaccio Ristorante, 2741 Lone Tree Way in Antioch.

For information, email gvanhasselt@sbcglobal.net.


The Lamorinda Democratic Club will host a May 13 forum for Democrats seeking nonpartisan Contra Costa County elected posts.

The club will ask Democrats running for Assessor, District Attorney, Sheriff-Coronor and Tax Collector to present their platforms.

The event begins at 7:4 5 .m. at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd. in Lafayette

Admission is $5. Students are free.

For more information, call 925-567-3367 or visit www.lamorindademoclub.org.


Republican Secretary of State candidate Damon Dunn is the featured speaker at the May 21 evening meeting of the Ygnacio Valley Republican Women Federated.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Oakhurst Country Club, 1001 Peacock Creek Road, Clayton.

The cost is $35 per person at the door. For reservations, call 925-672-5061 or e-mail jngcabot@pacbell.net.

Lisa Vorderbrueggen