News Release

October 17, 2018 SPARC Dinner
Panel Discussion on November Ballot Measures

Los Altos Hills, California:  The South Peninsula Area Republican Coalition (SPARC) will hold their October Speaker Series Dinner featuring a panel discussion on California’s November ballot measures.

Panel members include:

Lanhee Chen, Member of the California Republican Party (CAGOP) Initiatives Committee and Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution. Chen will provide an overview of the eleven measures with the recommended positions of the California Republican Party.
Mark Burns, Realtor and Candidate for the Board of Equalization, Sue Caro, CAGOP Bay Area Vice Chair, and Marie Brichetto, Director of Public Affairs for Meridian Pacific, will cover key measures including Yes on 5 (Property Owner Taxes), Yes on 6 (Repeal the Gas Tax Increase), No on 10 (Expanding Rent Control) and Yes on 11 (Ambulance Employees On Call During Breaks).

The event is open to the public and tickets may be purchased at


The South Peninsula Area Republican Coalition (SPARC) is affiliated with the California Congress of Republicans, a chartered organization of the California Republican Party. Our regional focus is San Mateo and Santa Clara counties and we attract members and speakers from all over the Bay Area region. SPARC hosts a dozen events a year that are open to the general public. SPARC was founded in the year 2000 and has been built on the historic Republican principles of limited government, low taxes, and a strong national defense. As a group, we work to extend our support for Republican candidates who will work at all levels to help make these goals come true. Link to SPARC Logo