Guest host Stacey Hendler-Ross talks with San Jose Professor Scott Myers-Lipton and student Saul Gonzalez about the campaign to raise the minimum wage in San Jose to $10/hour.
The Santa Clara County Democratic Party produces "Democratic TV," which airs on Public Access TV channels around the County.
Our most recent shows are available on our YouTube Channel. To see the descriptions of these shows, go to the index below. You can also download these shows older shows in formats for Windows Media Player or Real Player.
Host Steve Preminger talks with Neil Struthers, CEO of the Santa Clara and San Benito County Building & Construction Trades Council, about his views on the future of unions and labor in California, on becoming politically active, and his thoughts on the future.
Host Steve Preminger talks with Alexis Ringwald, an entrepreneur in the clean energy field and educational activist about her history and thoughts on the future.
Host Steve Preminger talks with Al and Dee Alacorn, two local Democratic Club members and activists, about their histories, participation in local clubs, and thoughts on our political climate.
Host Steve Preminger talks with John Laird, candidate for the California Senate District 15 seat about the upcoming special election on August 17th, and on his thoughts on the future of California and what Mr. Laird might do if elected to make this a better state.
Host Steve Preminger talks with Clark Williams, Vice-chair of the Santa Clara County Democratic party, about his involvement in the community, his family, and what drew him into politics.
Host Steve Preminger talks with former Assemblyman John Laird.
Host Steve Preminger talks with Esther Peralez Dieckmann, Director of the Santa Clara County Office of Women's policy about the issues being faced by women, their families, and the county government and her thoughts on the future.
Host Hope Cahan talks with Supervisor Ken Yeager about his thoughts and hopes for local county governance.
Host Steve Preminger talks with Bob Applebaum, a long-time Democratic activist about the current health care system and the suggested reforms.
Host Chris Stampolis talks with Elisa Camahort Page about the internet and blogging can be used to educate, organize, and foster communities.
Host Steve Preminger interviews David Ginsborg, Assistant to the Santa Clara County Assessor, about his current and past involvement in local issues and his thoughts on the property tax rolls.
Host Steve Preminger talks with David Gonzales, Executive Director of Friends Outside in Santa Clara County, a program providing services for the incarcerated and their families.
Host Steve Preminger interviews Carol Garvey, a longtime local Democratic activist about her path towards being involved and her future plans.
Host Steve Preminger interviews Hal Plotkin, Trustee on the Foothill De Anza Community College board and long time local journalist about his history with education, current efforts to provide free textbooks, and his other endeavors.
Host Steve Preminger interviews Leona Butler, CEO emeritus of the Santa Clara Family Health Plan about her accomplishments and thoughts on how health care is provided.
Host Steve Preminger interviews Marlene Santiago, foreclosure intervention specialist, about how local homeowners are affected by current conditions and what help is available to them.
Host Steve Preminger interviews Chris Riley, a local democratic activist who has worked on many campaigns about her experiences.
Host Steve Preminger interviews State Senator Joe Simitian (SD11) about his experience in the legislature. They discuss how and why he got involved in public service, and the progress he's made on his legislative agenda.
Guest host Hope Cahan discusses the results of the November 2008 election with Dr. Terry Christensen, Professor of Political Science at San Jose State University.
Host Steve Preminger interviews Suzanne St. John-Crane, Executive Director of CreaTV San Jose. The discuss the birth and future of San Jose's first true public access cable television station.
Host Steve Preminger interviews Rose Herrera, candidate for San Jose City Council District 8. They discuss how her campaign is going and what she plans to do if elected to office.
Guest host Jon Kessler interviews Foothill-De Anza Community College Board Trustee Paul Fong about his campaign to become the next Assemblymember from District 22.
Host Steve Preminger interviews four waters, Chair of Take Back Red California (TBRC). They discuss how TBRC connects northern California Democrats in urban counties with northern California Democratic activists working in rural counties, and what that has achieved so far.
DTV 161: Host Steve Preminger interviews Ash Kalra, candidate for San Jose City Council District 2. They discuss how his campaign is going and what he plans to do if elected to office.
DTV 160: Host Steve Preminger interviews Hon. Peter Drekmeier, Palo Alto City Councilmember and Bay Area Program Director of the Tuolumne River Trust. They discuss how the Tuolumne River Trust promotes the stewardship of the Tuolumne River and its tributaries to ensure a healthy watershed.
DTV 159: Host Steve Preminger interviews Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CD14) about her experience being back in the majority. They discuss how and why she got involved in public service, and the progress she's made on her legislative agenda.
DTV 158: Guest host Hon. Chris Stampolis, West Valley-Mission Community College District Trustee, interviews Bill Roth, State Director for Catholic Democrats of California. They discuss how this new organization is showing California Roman Catholics that the Democratic Party most strongly aligns with their values.