Time to Renew
Your PDC Membership!

Now is the time of year to renew your membership for 2024.

Those of you who donated $150 to the 2023 fundraising picnic are off the hook – your membership is automatically renewed for one year. Thank you for being so generous.

Your membership fees support our administrative work. You can renew your membership at or send your check to PDC, P.O.Box 97, Los Altos CA 94023.

Calling all Democratic Activists who want to Make a Difference:
Become a PDC Board Member

The Peninsula Democratic Coalition (PDC) is the largest and oldest Democratic Club on the Peninsula. Our club has a lot of clout with elected officials and those in the community running for office. Many electeds started their careers as members of the PDC.

We are looking for new board members who would like to help us advance our goals of promoting Democracy and electing good solid Democrats to office statewide and nationally. We also provide educational programs for our over 300 members and have a lively picnic every year.

Please contact me at if you are interested in being on the PDC Board. We have monthly board meetings and are an active and fun board.

Join the PDC

The Peninsula Democratic Coalition (PDC) is the oldest and largest Democratic Club in Silicon Valley. The PDC has a long history of promoting Democratic candidates and ideals and is chartered by both the Santa Clara and San Mateo County Democratic Central Committees. The PDC is affiliated with the California Democratic Council, a statewide coalition of grass roots clubs.

The PDC has members throughout Silicon Valley including the towns of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Stanford, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, San Jose, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Portola Valley, Atherton, Woodside, San Mateo, Belmont and San Carlos.

Attend Our Upcoming Events

Thank you all for a wonderful picnic!

Congressmember Kevin Mullin and Assemblymember Evan Low

Assemblymembers Marc Berman and Evan Low with PDC Board Member Cari Templeton

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian

State Senator Josh Becker

Thank you to our PDC Picnic Sponsors and to all who attended the picnic!

 Sponsorship Levels (as of August 19)

Platinum+ $1000  

Hon. Anna Eshoo

Hon. Gilbert Wong

Hon. Joe Simitian & Mary Hughes

Gold - $500

Judy & Bob Aptekar

Hon. Josh Becker
Hon. Marc Berman
Mary Gill
Lorri Holzberg
Carol Kuiper
Steven Lee

Silver - $250

Hon. Jennifer DiBrienza

Sheila Cohen

Donna Colson
Karen Fox
Paula Gilbert
Teresa Godfrey

Giselle Hale

Auros Harman

Jonathan Hull

Bill James

Jewish Democratic Club of Silicon Valley

Hon. Evan Low

Claire Noonan / Hon. Peter Landsberger

Forest Peterson

Hon. John Pimentel
Joe and Diane Rolfe
Emy Thurber
Jackie Wheeler

Bronze-  $150

Hon. Margaret Abe-Koga
Mike Aydelott
Hon. Emily Beach
Suzanne/ Hon. Rick Bonilla
Hon. Devon Conley
Dave Duperrault
Heidi Emberling
Sarah Fields
Carol Flores
Ron & Barbara Friedenthal
Hon. Lisa Gauthier
Linda Greenberg 
Hon. Ellen Kamei
Hon. Rosemary Kamei
Arthur Keller
Alex Kobayashi
Karl Kramer
Carol Lamont
Hon. Sally Lieber
Hon. Julie Lythcott-HaimsKacy McclureDina Mossar/ Paul Goldstein
Shari & Don Ornstein 
Hon. Gail Pellerin
Donna Poulos
Hon. Emily Ramos
Hon. Jessica Speiser
Wendy Sinton
Hon. Vaishali Sirkai
Myra Strober
Hon. Jen Wolosin