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Weekend With Bernie. Details on Sanders' Fresno Campaign Stop.
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By David Taub, Senior Reporter
Published 5 years ago on
November 14, 2019

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is making a California weekend of his campaign trip to the Golden State as he stumps for the Democratic nomination for president.
It starts Thursday night with an event opening his San Francisco campaign office. Then, Friday afternoon, he holds a campaign rally in Oakland.
Sanders will fly into Fresno to appear at his 6 p.m. rally at Fresno City College. Speaking at the school’s Veterans Peace Memorial Lawn (just south of the FCC gymnasium), Sanders will talk about the Green New Deal.

Fresno Speaker Lineup

Jewel Hurtado
Other speakers during the event: Sanders’ Central Valley field director Alex Ramos-O’Casey; Amy Arlund from the National Nurses United union; environmental activist Pedro Antonio Hernandez; and Kingsburg councilwoman Jewel Hurtado.
The Fresno City College jazz band will provide musical entertainment.
After Fresno, he flies to Los Angeles where he has Saturday events in East LA, a Univision forum later that night in Long Beach, and another forum in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Event Logistics

The proverbial doors open at 4:30 p.m. on a first come, first serve basis. The event is open to the public and no tickets are required, but the Sanders campaign is asking those planning to attend to RSVP at this link. Perhaps fitting the Green New Deal theme, the campaign said “attendees are encouraged to walk, bike, or carpool.”
Parking on campus will be free.

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David Taub,
Senior Reporter
Curiosity drives David Taub. The award-winning journalist might be shy, but feels mighty with a recorder in his hand. He doesn't see it his job to "hold public officials accountable," but does see it to provide readers (and voters) the information needed to make intelligent choices. Taub has been honored with several writing awards from the California News Publishers Association. He's just happy to have his stories read. Joining GV Wire in 2016, Taub covers politics, government and elections, mainly in the Fresno/Clovis area. He also writes columns about local eateries (Appetite for Fresno), pro wrestling (Off the Bottom Rope), and media (Media Man). Prior to joining the online news source, Taub worked as a radio producer for KMJ and PowerTalk 96.7 in Fresno. He also worked as an assignment editor for KCOY-TV in Santa Maria, California, and KSEE-TV in Fresno. He has also worked behind the scenes for several sports broadcasts, including the NCAA basketball tournament, and the Super Bowl. When not spending time with his family, Taub loves to officially score Fresno Grizzlies games. Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, Taub is a die-hard Giants and 49ers fan. He graduated from the University of Michigan with dual degrees in communications and political science. Go Blue! You can contact David at 559-492-4037 or at Send an Email

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