Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club to host speakers

The next meeting of the Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club will feature speaker Peter Dreier addressing the topic, “Is a New Progressive Movement Around the Corner?”

The gathering will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26 at the La Cañada home of Ellen and Anthony Portantino.

Dreier is an urban policy analyst, author, and professor of politics at Occidental College.

Also speaking at the meeting will be Patrick Gomez, entering the race for L.A. County Sheriff, and Ellen Portantino, who recently won an award for increasing PTA membership.

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