Monday, August 31, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - August 31st to September 7th 2015 - Additional Event



*Additional Event - September 5th - Progress Democratic Club


August 31, 2015 - Monday

Housing Authority - Special Meeting
When:  August 31, 2015 - Monday
4:00 p.m.  
Where:  City Hall, Room 421, San Francisco
Board of Commissioners:  Joaquin Torres, Jaci Fong, Phil Arnold, Leroy Lindo, Ted Yamasaki
Information/Agenda:     sfha.org

September 1, 2015 - Tuesday

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When:  September 1, 2015 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkman, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke
Information:  sfmta.com

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Ballot measures
When:  September 1, 2015 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco
What:  Ballot measure endorsement meeting:
A - Affordable Housing Bond
C - Expenditure Lobbyists
D - Mission Rock Development
E - Requirements for Public meetings
F - Restrict Short-Term Residential Rentals
I - Suspension of Market-Rate Development in the Mission
J - Legacy Business Historic Preservation Fund
K - Surplus Public lands
Ballot measures for B, G & H will be covered at September 15th Endorsement meeting:   .
District Attorney George Gascon will speak briefly about his tenure and unopposed campaign and answer questions.
Information:  phdemclub.org

September 2, 2015 - Wednesday

Women Leaders for AARON!
When:  September 2, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Columbo Building, 1 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Women Leaders for AARON!  Candidate for Supervisor in District 3. Meet and greet and ask questions of the candidates, as well as hear directly from some of San Francisco's women leaders why they are for Aaron Peskin:
Supporters: 
Board of Equalization  Member Fiona Ma
Supervisor Jane Kim
Board of Education Commission Sandra Lee Fewer
Former State Senator Carole Migden
Democratic Central Hene Kelly
Park and Rec Commission Meagan Levitan
City College Trustee Brigitte Davila
Small Business Commissioner Kathleen Dooley
Planning Commissioners Cindy Wu and Kathrin Moore
Police Commissioner Petra De Jesus
Building Inspection Commissioners Myrna Melgar and Debra Walker
former City Attorney Louise Renne
former Executive Director of the Golden Gate Restaurant Association - Patricia Breslin
Cynthia Crews, Vice Chair - Local Agency Formation Commission
Information:  aaron2015.com

Police Commission
When:  September 2, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Victor Hwang, Thomas Mazzucco, Sonia Melara
Information:  sanfranciscopolice.org

FDR Democratic Club - General Membership meeting - District Attorney George Gascon
When:  September 2, 2015 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond Police Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What: FDR Democratic Club's endorsed District Attorney George Gascon for District Attorney.
Come and hear directly from  George Gascon about what he has been working on over the past four years and how it impacts the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.  Everyone attending will have an opportunity to ask the DA questions on issues of importance to our community.
Information:   fdrdems@gmail.com fdrdemclub.com

September 3, 2015 - Thursday

Planning Commission
When:  September 3, 2015 - Thursday
Noon
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Dennis Richards
Information:  sf-planning.org

SF Tenants and Families Kickoff
When:  September 3, 2015 - Thursday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  Unite Here!  Local 2, 209 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Come out and support Aaron Peskin for Supervisor.  San Francisco needs Aaron Peskin and Prop I and F.
Sponsor:  San Francisco Tenants and Families.
Information:  sftu.org
Source:  Facebook events

Raise THE RIPTIDE benefit show/auction/raffle at Elbow Room
When:  September 3, 2015 - Thursday
8:00 p.m.
Where:  Elbow Room, 647 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Friends of The Riptide and Elbo Room present - Raise The Riptide Benefit Show/Auction/ Raffle
Live Rock n Roll by
The Huckleberries
The Atom Age
The Ogres
The Copper Tones
Luci & The Pee Jays
Plus very special surprise guests!
vinyl spinning' by dX The Funky Granpaw, Handsome Hawk
Plus art, prizes and super cool stuff you can take home at
Seaside Silent Auction
Riptide Raffle
Riptide Seaside Saloon had a devastating fire.  You can help.
Riptide Fund:  gofundme.com/vw29vw5w
Information:   riptidesf.com
Source:  Facebook events

September 4, 2015 - Friday

San Francisco Labor Council - Annual pre-Labor Day Breakfast
When:  September 4, 2015 - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Where:  Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Join the San Francisco Labor Council for its Annual Pre-Labor Day Breakfast.
Kick off Labor Day Weekend with friends and updates from workers at the Labor Council's annual Pre-Labor Day and Breakfast
Special Addresses:
Leader Nancy Pelosi
Senator Barbara Boxer
Tickets:  $75. 
Do not know if tickets are still available. 
RSVP:  Emily Nelson - emily@sflaborcouncil.org 
Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-pre-labor-day-breakfast-tickets-17797934100?aff=es2

September 5, 2015 - Saturday

*Progress Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting 
When:  September 5, 2015 - Sunday
10:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  SHARP Meeting  space, 1736 9th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Progress Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting 
The candidates for Sheriff, District 3, City College, as well as advocates and opponents of Proposition I, F, D, E and C will be at separate tables having conversations with neighbors and friends.  After 4 minutes, everyone will rotate, giving all attendees a chance to mingle with the candidates and learn more about the issues.  
The board of the Progress Democratic Club will vote and issue a package of recommendations to the membership.  The membership can either accept the recommendation package or reject the recommendation package and vote for an alternative.  
Information:  SanFranciscoProgress@gmail.com

September 7, 2015 - Monday

Labor Day

Young Workers United - Labor Day Salsa-thon
When:  September 7, 2015 - Monday
4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m.:  Salsa-thon will start. 
Where:  Virgil's Sea Room, 3152 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Labor Day Salsa-thon.  Salsa and other genres of dancing, the funds raised during the evening will go towards Young Workers United.  
Information:  youngworkersunited.org
Source:  Facebook events



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Monday, August 24, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - August 24th to August 31, 2015 - Additional Event - August 29th





*Additional Information:  San Francisco Democratic Party's Endorsement Palooza
                                           Saturday - August 29th

August 24, 2015 - Monday

No Monsters in the Mission - Yes on I
When:  August 24, 2015 - Monday
Noon
Where:  16th Street and Mission Plaza, (Southwest corner) San Francisco
What:  Rally and press conference:
Affordable housing at 16th Street and Mission
Yes on Prop I
No Beast on Bryant Street
Hosted by Plaza 16 Coalition/La Plaza 16 Coalicion's
Information:  plaza16.org
Source:  Facebook events 


Citizens Advisory Committee of the Eastern Neighborhoods Plan
When:  August 24, 2015 - Monday
5:30 p.m. - Eastern Neighborhood Five-Year Monitoring report Working Group
6:30 p.m. - Regular Meeting
Where:  1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor, Room 431, San Francisco
Committee:  Chris Block, Walker Bass, Joe Boss, Don Bragg, Tanya Chiranakhon, Keith Goldstein, Osar Grande, Bruce Kin Huie, Henry Karnilowitz, Toby Levy, Robert Lopez, Fernando Marti, Kristian Ongoco, Arthur Reis, Maureen Sedonaen, Alisa She, Kate Sofis
Information: Mat Snyder mathew.snyder@sfgov.org

August 25, 2015 - Tuesday

Alex Randolph Kick-Off Fundraiser 
When:  August 25, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  AsiaSF, 201 Ninth Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet Alex Randolph and his supporters for his Kickoff Fundraiser for Community City College.
 Supporters:  Mark Leno, David Chiu, Malia Cohen, Julie Christensen, Scott Wiener, Steve Ngo, Rachel Norton, Hydra Mendoza, Shamann Walton, Mary Jung, Joshua Arce, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Zoe Dunning,  Lawrence Wong, Tita Aida, Jefferson Coombs and Vincent Aragon, Ken Cleaveland, Todd David, Greg Flores and Jack Song, Jason Galisatus, Larry Hashbarger, Greg Lockamy, Ben Leong, Aaron Nelson, Trevor Nguyen, Michael Medema, Alfredo Pedroza and Wayne Bautista, Linda Richardson, Khmera Rouge, Coma Te, Skip Young
Tickets/Information: $100. Supporter, $50. Young Professional, $25. Student   alexrandolph.com

August 26, 2015 - Wednesday

Join Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi to Honor the Voting Rights Act and Women's Equality Day
When:  August 26, 2015 - Wednesday
9:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Outside Basement Room 48 (Department of Elections), 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco
What:  95 years after women fought and won the right to vote and 50 years after the March from Selma to the ballot box you are invited for a gathering honoring the Voting Rights Act and Women's Equality Day with Congressmember Nancy Pelosi.  With Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Mayor  Ed Lee
Fighting for the right of all Americans to participate in our democracy.  
Information:  Kia Kolderup-Lane kia.kolderup-lan@mail.house.gov
Source:  eventbrite.com/e/join-congresswoman-nancy-pelosi-to-honor-the-voting-rights-act-and-womens-equality-day-tickets-18044426365?aff-efbnreg

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - Milk Club Happy Hour with District 3 candidate Aaron Peskin
When:  August 26, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  The Cinch, 1723 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Harvey Milk LGBT will descend upon Polk Street and meet with candidate for District 3 Supervisor  Aaron Peskin.
Host Committee:  Cleve Jones, Tom Temprano, Gypsy Rosalie's Wigs and Vintage Shop, Supervisor David Campos, Community College Board Member  Rafael Mandelman 
Information:  milkclub.org
Source:  Facebook events

August 27, 2015 - Thursday

San Francisco Parks Alliance  - Community meeting:  India Basin Waterfront Parks and Trails
When:  August 27, 2015 - Thursday
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where:  Our Lady of Lourdes, 410 Hawes Street, San Francisco
What:  You are invited to a upcoming task force meeting regarding upcoming planning for the new addition to the India Basin shoreline - 900 Innes.  Learn more and share your ideas.
Information:    Jacquelyn Omotalade jackie@sfparksalliance.org

City College Board of Trustees - Board Meeting
When:  August 27, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  City College,  MUB (Multi-Use Building, Ocean Campus, 50 Phelan Avenue   Room 140, San Francisco
Trustees:  Rafael Mandelman, Thea Selby, Amy Bacharach, Brigitte Davila, Alex Randolph, John Rizzo, Steve Ngo, Bouchra Simmons - Student Trustee
Information: ccsf.edu

Richmond District Democratic Club - November Election Endorsements
When:  August 27, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Richmond District YMCA, 360 18th Avenue, San Francisco
Information: rddcsf.org

August 29, 2015 - Saturday

*San Francisco Democratic Party's Endorsement Palooza
When: August 29, 2015 - Saturday
Starting: 9:00 a.m. /9:30 a.m. 
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco's Democratic Party's Endorsement Palooza:
Participating Clubs:
Black Young Democrats of San Francisco (BYDSF)
City Democratic Club
College Democrats at SFSU
District 5 Democratic Club
Homesharers Democratic Club
Latinos Unidos Democratic Club
Mission Democratic Club
Noe Valley Democratic Club
Willie B. Kennedy Democratic Club
Source:  Facebook events


District 5 Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When:  August 29, 2015 - Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  District 5 Democratic Club endorsement meeting (participating in the San Francisco Democratic Party's Endorsement Palooza  See above.  Campaigns will have 5 minutes to speak and 5 minutes for Q&A
Information:  d5dems.org/endorsements
Source:  Facebook events

League of Pissed Off Voters Endorsement meeting
When:  August 29, 2015 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Thee Parkside, 1600 17th Street, San Francisco
What:  Will be discussing the different candidates and propositions for this November election.  
Information:  theleaguesf@gmail.com
Source:  Facebook event

August 30, 2015 - Sunday

San Francisco for Democracy - PAC audit of candidates and ballot measure arguments.
When:  August 30, 2015 - Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where:  Northern District Police Station, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  Coordinators will vote on recommendations to the membership; general public welcome to attend.  Remember vote will be on September 14th - same location.
Information:  sf4democracy.org




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Monday, August 17, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - August 17th through August 24th 2015







August 17, 2015 - Monday

Memorial - Jim Meko
When:  August 17, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Slims, 333 11th Street, San Francisco

August 18, 2015 - Tuesday

Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When:  August 17, 2015 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkman, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Joel Ramos, Cristina   Rubke
Information:   sfmta.com

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - General Membership Meeting
When:  August 18, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
Information:  milkclub.org

Coalition of San Francisco Neighborhoods
When:  August 18, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  North Police Station, 1125 Fillmore, San Francisco
What: Program:  Consideration of remaining ballot measures
Information:  csfn.net

August 19, 2015 - Wednesday

San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission
When:  August 19, 2015 - Wednesday
12:30 
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Andrew Wolfram, Aaron Hyland, Karl Hasz, Ellen Johnck, Richard S. E. Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman
Information:  sfplanning.org


Police Commission
When:  August 19, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Victor Hwang, Thomas Mazzucco, Sonia Melara
Information:  sanfranciscopolice.org

We Stand With Ross
When:  August 19, 2015 - Wednesday
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Arabian Sky Restaurant, 1098 Sutter Street, San Francisco
What:  The Community's Choice - We Stand With Ross.  
Information:  rossmysheriff.com

San Francisco Latino Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When:  August 19, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Club endorsements for the San Francisco municipal elections on the November 2015 ballot.  
Information:  sflatinodemocrats.com

Black Young Democrats of San Francisco Summer Mixer
When:  August 19, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Poquito, 2368 Third Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Black Young Democrats of San Francisco (BYDSF) and co-sponsors:  The Willie B. Kennedy Democratic Club, San Francisco Young Democrats and the Latino Young Democrats for drinks, mixing and mingling with other democrats in San Francisco
Information:  bydsf.org

Elections Commission
When:  August 19, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Christopher Jerdonek, Jill Rowe, Charles Jung, Dominic Paris, Rosabella Safont, Winnie Yu
Information:  sfgov.org/electionscommission


Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Special membership meeting
When:  August 19, 20w15 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  General membership will vote on the November 2015 endorsements.  
Information:  alicebtoklas.org

August 20, 2015 - Thursday

Recreation and Park Commission 
When:  August 20, 2015 - Thursday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners;  Mark Buell, Allan Lowe, Gloria Bonilla, Tom Harrison Meagan Levitan, Eric McDonnell
Information:  sfrecpark.org

San Francisco Tenants Union - Celebrate Ted Gullicksen's Birthday
When:  August 20, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Uptown, 200 Capp Street, San Francisco
What:  Come celebrate Ted Gullicksen's Birthday.  Share stories with friends and colleagues.  
Share election campaign stories as  San Francisco Tenants Union begins  yet another campaign season this time for Airbnb Regulation, a moratorium on luxury housing in the Mission, and the election of tenant-advocate Aaron Peskin back to the Board of Supervisors.
Information/Donation : sftu.org

Stuart Schuffman for Mayor
When:  August 20, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Clooney's Pub, 1401 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraising happy hour for Stuart Schuffman for Mayor.  
$10.  
Information/Tickets:  brokeassstuart.com

August 22, 2015 - Saturday

FDR Democratic Club  - Endorsement meeting
When:  August 22, 2015 - Saturday
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond Police Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  FDR Democratic Club endorsement meeting.  Come hear from candidates and ballot measures.
Information:  fdrdemclub.com

August 23, 2015 - Sunday

Raoul Wallenberg Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When:  August 23, 2015 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. 
Where:  Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California Street
What:  Endorsements for November election.  Electing new club officers and board members.
Information:  wallenbergdems.com


Latina/o Young Democrats - BBQ in the Park!
When:  August 23, 2015 - Sunday
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Garfield Park   26th Street at Harrison Street, San Francisco
What:  LYDSF will be  hosting  a small BBQ for members.  Discussion  on the  status of Latin's in San Francisco.
Information :  lydsf.info@gmail.com







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Monday, August 10, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - August 10th to August 17th 2015


                                           

                                                                    
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August 10, 2015 - Monday

John Burton Highway Dedication
When:  August 10, 2015 - Monday
9:00 a.m.
Where:  John Burton Highway, authorized by Senate Concurrent Resolution 93, will be  dedicated  with the installation of a sign at 19th Avenue and Sloat.  Stern Grove entrance at northwest corner of 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd. (Parking on north side of Sloat between 19th Avenue and Crestlake Drive/23rd Ave.), San Francisco
What:  John Burton Highway Dedication - California Senate President Pro Tempore John Burton (Retired)
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi
Congresswoman Jackie Speier
State Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma
Mayor Ed Lee
California State Transportation Agency Secretary Brian Kelly
Dozens of community members who appreciate Senator Burton
Reception will be held upon conclusion of the ceremony at Squat & Gobble, 1 W. Portal Ave., San Francisco
RSVP/questions:  Cally Wong - cally.wong@boe.ca.gov

South Beach Rincon Mission Neighborhood Association - District Attorney George Gascon
When:  August 10, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  South Beach Harbor Services Building Community Room (between the ballpark and Pier 40 by the tot lot) San Francisco
What:  South Beach Rincon Mission Neighborhood Association - Guest:  District Attorney George Gascon.
An opportunity to come, meet the DA, and let him know first hand what's on your mind.
Information:  sbrmbna@gmail.com  sbrmba.com

August 11, 2015 - Tuesday

San Francisco Women's Political Committee - Women's Suffrage Month Happy Hour
When:  August 11, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  The Homestead, 2301 Folsom Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate the ratification of the 19th Amendment with SFWPC.
Will count as a qualifying event for member voting eligibility.
Information:  sfwpc.org

District 6 Stakeholder Meeting
When:  August 11, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Alexander Residence, 230 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  District 6 Stakeholder meeting
Co-Sponsors:
Alliance for a Better District 6
North of Market Business Association
Tenant Associations Coalition of SF
Tip Top Market
Presentations:
Surplus Public Lands Ordinance
New Roads Program
75 Howard Street
Public Safety Committee Report
Planning/Legislative Updates
Source:  Facebook events

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - August 2015 PAC Meeting
When:  August 11, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
Information:  milkclub.org

August 12, 2015 - Wednesday

D5 Action - Endorsements
When:  August 12, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Park Library, 1833 Page, San Francisco
What:  D5 Actions Endorsements (believe endorsement for ballot measures)
Information:  tesw@aol.com Tes Welborn - Coordinator

San Francisco Democratic Party - Endorsements
When:  August 12, 2015 - Wednesday (special meeting)
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Endorsements:
DCCC:  Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, Joshua Arce, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Matt Dorsey, Bevan Dufty, Zoe Dunning, Joel Engardio, Bill Fazio, Tom Tsieh, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Migden, Marjan Philhour, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Alix Rosenthal, Francis Tsang, Scott Wiener
Ex-Officio Members:  Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Kamala Harris, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Phil Ting, David Chiu
Information:  sfdemocrats.org

San Francisco Young Democrats - 2015 Ballot Initiative Endorsement meeting
When:  August 12, 2015 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Sinbad's Pier2 Restaurant, 141 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
What:  Endorsement meeting for ballot initiatives.
Information:  sfyd.org

August 13, 2015 - Thursday

Planning Commission
When:  August 13, 2015 - Wednesday
Noon
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin  Moore, Dennis Richards
Information:  sf-planning.org

Yes on Prop "I" Love SF.  "I" Love the Mission Kickoff
When:  August 13, 2015 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc., 362 Capp Street, San Francisco
What:  Yes on Prop "I" Love SF. Kickoff  "I" Love the Mission.  Hosted by Save the Mission
Source:  Facebook events

New Avenues Democratic Club - Endorsement presentations 
When:  August 13, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco County Fair Building, Garden Room 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way, San Francisco
What:  New Avenues Democratic Club - endorsement presentations by candidates and ballot measures.
Information:  newavenues.nationbuilder.com
Source:  Facebook events

August 16, 2015 - Sunday

Sunday Streets - Excelsior
When:  August 16, 2015 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission Street between  Theresa/Avalon and Geneva Avenue.  The Excelsior Arts and Music Festival will take place in conjunction with Sunday Street, San Francisco
Information:  sundaystreetssf.com

Excelsior Festival
When:  August 16, 2015 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission Street and Ocean Avenue, San Francisco
What:  13th Annual Excelsior Arts and Musical Festival.
Information:  excelsiorfestival.org

August 17, 2015 - Monday

Memorial - Jim Meko
When:  August 17, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Slims, 333 11th Street, San Francisco




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Monday, August 3, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - August 3rd to August 10, 2015

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August 3, 2015 - Monday

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  August 3, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Car Thefts and Car break-ins.  Discussion on how to prevent these crimes, what to do when they happen and who to call, and what not to do.
Information:  Robert Barnwell bbarnwell6@hotmail.com

August 4, 2015 - Tuesday

National Night Out - Ingleside Station, Ingleside Community Police Advisory Board 
When:  August 4, 2015  - Tuesday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Bernal Heights Recreation Center, 500 Moultrie Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet your neighbors, free bbq, jumpy houses, rock climbing wall, games, crafts, giveaways, safety resources and more.
Sponsors and Exhibitors:  Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, Bernal Heights Library, SFSafe, San Francisco District Attorney, San Francisco City Attorney, Neighborhood Emergency Response Team, Department of Emergency Management,  Auxiliary  Law Enforcement Response Team, SF Police Officers Association, San Francisco Park and Rec

National Night Out - SFPD Central Station 
When:  August 4, 2015 - Tuesday
5:00 p.m.
Where:  Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church playground,, 666 Filbert Street, San Francisco
What:  SFPD Central Station National  Night Out.  Fun filled and informative - Bounce House, BBQ burgers done by SFPD.  Raffle.  Free
Source:  Russian Hill Neighbors/Facebook

Friends of Youngblood Coleman Park Group National Night out 2015 
When:  August 4, 2015 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Youngblood Coleman Park,  1398 Hudson Avenue @ Keith Street, San Francisco
What:  FYBC Park hosting National Night Out, Bayview State of Union.  We the residents of Bayview would like to address the call to action from the SF Public Defender Office Chief Jeff Adachi, back in December 2014 called a State of Emergency around the Black Lives Matter Movement.  Other invited guests Mayor Ed Lee, Supervisor Malia Cohen, Key Note Speaker, Yulanda Williams- President of Officer for Justice.
Food, live entertainment, music, spoken words, food.
Free and open to the public.
Information:  friendsofybcpark@gmail.com

August 4th I-Hotel Eviction Commemoration
When:  August 4, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Manilatown Heritage Foundation, 868 Kearny Street, San Francisco
What:  Commemorating the 38th Anniversary of the I-Hotel Eviction.  This commemoration will honor the tenants, families, seniors and individuals who struggled and are still struggling because of the evictions.
Hosted by Manilatown Heritage Foundation
Information:  manilatown-heritage-foundation.org
Source:  Facebook events

Entertainment Commission 12th Anniversary Party
When:  August 4, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Oasis, 298 11th Street, San Francisco
What:  The San Francisco Entertainment Commission is 12 years old.  Come and celebrate with the staff and Commissioners, as well as entertainment industry folks.
Cash Bar, Small  Bites, DJs and other fun  entertainment
Commissioners:  Bryant Tan, Demetri Moshoyannis, Al Perez, Audrey Joseph, Liam Frost, Dori Caminong, Steven Lee 
Information:  eventbrite.com/e/entertainent-commission-12th-anniversary-arty-tickets-17772904235?aff-efbnreg

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Candidates Forum
When:  August 4, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  953 De Haro Street, San Francisco
What:  Community College Board candidates forum. Will include  five of the six candidates running for one open seat.
Sheriff candidate debate will include incumbent Ross Mirkarimi and challengers Vicki Hennessy and John Robinson.
Each candidate event will be moderated by a member of PHDC's Executive Committee, and will allow time for the audience to engage the candidates in Q&A.  Members in good standing will vote on endorsements at the end of the meeting.
Information:  phdemclub.org

San Francisco Tenants Union Tenant Rights Bootcamp with Housing Affordability Advocate Aaron Peskin
When:  August 4, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Quetzal Cafe, 1234 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Tenants Union Tenant Rights Bootcamp.
Housing affordability advocate Aaron Peskin will be giving a presentation on the origins of rent control, renters' rights, and best practices when facing eviction of harassment.
Then the San Francisco Tenants Union will provide small-group counseling where more specific questions can be asked and answered.
Remember - the best protection is to know your goths
Information:  sftu.org

Bernal Heights Democratic Club - Housing Ballot Initiatives Forum
When:  August 4, 2015 -  Tuesday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, 515 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Bernal Heights Democratic Club is hosting Housing Ballot Initiatives Forum:
Find out about:
Affordable Housing Bond
Short-term Residential Rentals
Surplus public lands
Mission Luxury Housing Moratorium
Mission Rock development
Panel of expert-activists include:
Peter Cohen - CCHO
Jane Kim - Board of Supervisors
Gabriel Medina - MEDA
Sara Shortt - HRCSF ShareBetterSF
 Information:  bernalheightsdemocraticclub.org

August 5, 2015 - Wednesday

San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission
When:  August 5, 2015 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Andrew Wolfram, Aaron Hyland, Karl Hasz, Ellen Johnck, Richard S. E. Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman
Information:  sf-planning.org

San Francisco Police Commission
When:  August 5, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Victor Hwang, Thomas Mazzucco, Sonia Melara
Information:   sanfranciscopolice.org

Aaron Peskin - Meet and Greet 
When:  August 5, 2015 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  White Horse Tavern, 635 Sutter Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet with Aaron Peskin - Candidate for Supervisor in District 3.
Aaron wants to hear from you - let Aaron know what matters to you.
Information:   aaron2015.com
Source:  Facebook  event

South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - Two Housing Measures
When:  August 5, 2015 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  1180 4th Street (Mercy Housing Community Room), San Francisco
What:  South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - Information meeting on  several important housing ballot measures in November.  Proponents and opponents will present and take questions:
Mission Rock - Lot A neighborhood housing/retail development sponsored by the San Francisco Giants
SF Housing Now.  The City's $310 Million Housing Bond to cover middle income, affordable and public housing programs.
District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim  - City Hall, District 6 and the 2015 General Election
Information:  southbeachdems.com
Source:  Facebook events

August 6, 2015 - Thursday

San Francisco Planning Commission
When:  August 6, 2015 - Thursday
Noon
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Dennis Richards
Information:  sf-planning.org

San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee - Republican Debate Watch Party
When:  August 6, 2015 -  Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Laborers International Union, 3271 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Come join the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee for a night to watch and hear the Republican Primary Candidate Debate!
Proceeds of this event will go into the federal campaign account which allows the SFDCCC to fund the voter registration, High  School Fellows and Sue Bierman Memorial Internship programs.  Food, drink and lively games.
Co-Hosts:  50+1 Strategies LLC, Alice B. Toklas Democratic Club, Asian Pacific Democratic Club, Austin Hunter, Christine Pelosi, District 5 Democratic Club, Progress Democratic Club, San Francisco for Hillary, San Francisco Young Democrats
Tickets starting at $25.
Tickets:  eventbrite.com/e/republican-debate-and-circus-watch-party-tickets-17756991640

Learning from Chinatown's History Connecting Past & Present Housing Struggles
When:  August 6, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Bayanihan Community Center, 1010 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Urban IDEA Forum on Gordon Chin's book "Building Community, Chinatown Style"
Featuring:  Gordon Chin, (founder, Chinatown CDC),
NTanya Lee (independent movement activists
Oscar Grande (PODER)
Tony Robles
Moderated by Dyan Ruiz (people, power, media)
Tickets: Free  Advance registration is appreciated: brownpapertickets.com/event/1890557
Information:  urbanidea.org

August 8,9 2015 - Saturday/Sunday

22nd Annual Pistahan Parade and Festival
When:  August 8, 2015 - Saturday
11:00 a.m.
            August 8/9, 2015 - Saturday and Sunday
            Yerba Buena Gardens - 11:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Where:  along Market Street from Civic Center to 4th Street.
What: (Saturday)   Ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:00 a.m. at Civic Center Plaza.  Pistahan Parade is a dazzling display of Pinoy pride with lively floaters, community contingents and musical groups.
Information:   Pistahan.net

August 10, 2015 - Monday

John Burton Highway Dedication
When:  August 10, 2015 - Monday
9:00 a.m.
Where:  John Burton Highway, authorized by Senate Concurrent Resolution 93, will be  dedicated  with the installation of a sign at 19th Avenue and Sloat.  Stern Grove entrance at northwest corner of 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd. (Parking on north side of Sloat between 19th Avenue and Crestlake Drive/23rd Ave.), San Francisco
What:  John Burton Highway Dedication - California Senate President Pro Tempore John Burton (Retired)
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi
Congresswoman Jackie Speier
State Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma
Mayor Ed Lee
California State Transportation Agency Secretary Brian Kelly
Dozens of community members who appreciate Senator Burton
Reception will be held upon conclusion of the ceremony at Squat & Gobble, 1 W. Portal Ave., San Francisco
RSVP/questions:  Cally Wong - cally.wong@boe.ca.gov

South Beach Rincon Mission Neighborhood Association - District Attorney George Gascon
When:  August 10, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  South Beach Harbor Services Building Community Room (between the ballpark and Pier 40 by the tot lot) San francisco
What:  South Beach Rincon Mission Neighborhood Association - Guest:  District Attorney George Gascon.
An opportunity to come, meet the DA, and let him know first hand what's on your mind.
Information:  sbrmbna@gmail.com  sbrmba.com

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Monday, July 27, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - July 27th to August 3rd







July 27, 2015 - Monday

Rules Committee
When:  July 27, 2015 - Monday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  John Avalos, Katy Tang, Malia Cohen
Information: sfbos.org

Stronger Eviction Protection 2.0 - City Hall Steps
When:  July 27, 2015 - Monday
Noon - Press Conference
1:30 p.m. - Hearing at the Land Use Committee
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco
What:  Stronger Eviction Protection 2.0. - City Hall Steps.  Press conference - stop the eviction crisis!
Supported by:
Affordable Housing Alliance
AIDS Housing Alliance
Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment
Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
Asian Law Caucus
Bill Sorro Housing Program
Causa Justa::Just Cause
Chinatown Community Development Center
Community Tenants Association
Council of Community Housing Organizations
D8 Democrats
Eviction Defense Collaborative
Eviction Free San Francisco
Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club
Hospitality House
Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco
Jobs with Justice
Mission Economic Development Agency
Mission SRO Collaborative
People Organized to Win Employment Rights
San Francisco Labor Council
San Francisco Tenants Union
San Francisco League of Pissed Off Voters
San Francisco Rising
SEIU 1021
Senior Disability Action
South of Market Community Action Network
Tenants Together
Tenderloin Housing Clinic
Hosted by San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition
Information:  antidisplacementcoalitionsf.com
Facebook:  facebook.com/sfnodisplacement

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  July 27, 2015 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Jane Kim
Information: sfbos.org

Ethics Commission
When:  July 27, 2015 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Beverly Hayon, Benedict Hur, Peter Keane, Paul Renne
Information:  sfethics.org


FDR Democratic Club of San Francisco  - Celebrate the Anniversaries of the ADA and Medicare
When:  July 27, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Steins - 731 Clement Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate the 25th   Anniversary  of the  Americans with Disabilities Act and the 50th Anniversary  of Medicare with the FDR Dems.  
The ADA and Medicare have been two of the most significant pieces of legislation for our communities.  
The first 20 people who arrive and join the Club or renew dues get a free drink.
$10. annual membership.
Cash or check accepted at the event.

Noe Valley Town Square update with Scott Wiener and Mark Farrell
When:  July 27, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Noe Valley Ministries, 1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Supervisor Scott Wiener and Supervisor Mark Farrell for a conversation regarding park funding and an update on The Town Square.  There will be a short presentation as well as a question and answer session.
Source:  email  from  Noe Valley SF

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Assemblymember David Chiu
When:  July 27, 2015 - Monday
6:45 p.m.
Where:  LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Assemblymember David Chiu will discuss his legislative priorities and share stories about his first nine months in Sacramento.
Information:  alicebtoklas.org

July 28, 2015 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When:  July 28, 2015 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Julie Christensen, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information:  sfbos.org

San Francisco Young Democrats - Candidate Endorsements
When:  July 28, 2015 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Infusion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Endorsement meeting for candidates
Information:  sfyd.org

July 29, 2015 - Wednesday

Dedication of the "Dr. Mimi Silbert Pathway" at Brannan Street Wharf
When:  July 29, 2015 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Brannan Street Wharf, The Embarcadero at Brannan Street, San Francisco
What:  The Port of San Francisco will host the plaque dedication of the "Dr. Mimi Silbert  Pathway"  at the Brannan Street Wharf followed by a reception at Delancey Street Foundation.
Friends of the Port honored Dr. Silbert for her tireless community work
Information/rsvp: eventbrite.com/e/dedication-of-the-dr-mimi-silbert-pathway-at-brannan-street-wharf-tickets-17782837947
Information:  Renee.martin@sfport.com

District 3 Democratic Club Candidate Forum
When:  July 29, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco
What:  All the candidates running for Supervisor of District 3 will be in attendance.
Information: facebook.com/events/1616001275326722
d3dc.net

District 5 Democratic Club - Democratic Club Unity Mixer
When:  July 29, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Madrone Art Bar, 500 Divisadero Street, San Francisco
What:  District 5 Democratic Club Unity Mixer.
Co-Sponsors:
Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club
Asian Pacific Democratic Club
Bayard Rustin LGBT Democratic Club
Black Young Democrats of San Francisco
Central City Democrats
College Democrats at SFSU
District 2 Democratic Club
Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club
Latina/o Young Democrats of San Francisco
Latinos Unidos Democratic Club
Mission Democratic Club
New Avenues Democratic Club
Noe Valley Democratic Club
Potrero Hill Democratic Club
Progress Democratic Club of San Francisco
Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club
Richmond District Democratic Club
SF Tech Dems
San Francisco Young Democrats
South Beach District 6 Democratic Club of San Francisco
Willie B. Kennedy Democratic Club
Information:  info@d5dems.org

Wendy Aragon for Community College Board Campaign Kick-Off
When:  July 29, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Novela, 662 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Kick-Off campaign for Wendy Aragon for Community College Board.
Come, mingle, enjoy some of Novela's famous punch-on tap.
Host committee:
 Richmond District Democratic Club, Supervisor Eric Mar,  City College Trustee John Rizzo, City College Trustee Brigitte Davila, former City College Trustee Chris Jackson, DCCC Member Hene Kelly, Alisa Messer, Gordan Mar, Gabriel Medina
No Host Bar
Donation:  $50. Supporter/ $25. Student/Senior/finance Hardship
Tickets:   wendyaragon.com

League of Pissed Off Voters Happy Hour
When:  July 29, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Vinyl Coffee & Wine Bar, 359 Divisadero Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the League for a happy hour.  Chow down and drink up.
Information:  theleague.com/sf

July 30, 2015 - Thursday

Julie Christensen - Fundraiser
When:  July 30, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Savoy Tivoli, 1434 Grant Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Julie Christensen - Supervisor District 3.
Live music, food.
Hosted by:  Terry Grenchik, Lee Goodin, Robert Morrill, Mia Morrill, Teresa Dal Santo and Martha Mahoney
Contribution:  $100., $250., $500.

23rd Annual Golden Wheel Awards
When:  July 30, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Delancey Street Foundation, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
What:  23rd Annual Golden Wheel Awards
$125.00

July 31, 2015 -  Friday

Benefit for the Berkeley J1 Students
When:  July 31, 2015 -  Friday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  United Irish Cultural Center, 2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Benefit for the Berkeley J1 Students.  Please  come out and support the students and their families.
Master of Ceremonies:  Michael Meehan Entertainment, Comedy and Music
No Host Cocktails/ complimentary coffee and Irish Bread

August 2, 2015 - Sunday

Jerry Day
When:  August 2, 2015 - Sunday
11:30 a.m.
Where:  Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, 48 John F. Shelley Drive, San Francisco
Information:  jerryday.org

August 3, 2015 - Monday

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  August 3, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Car Thefts and Car break-ins.  Discussion on how to prevent these crimes, what to do when they happen and who to call, and what not to do.
Information:  Robert Barnwell bbarnwell6@hotmail.com

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