Monday, May 2, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - May 2, 2016 to May 9, 2016






May 2, 2016 - Monday

Aaron Peskin Talks Tenderloin
When:  May 2, 2016 - Monday
Noon
Where:  Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  Bring your lunch and come to the second Lunch Time Speaker Series event, with District Three Supervisor Aaron Peskin.
He will address housing, small business preservation and other issues impacting both the Tenderloin and the entire city.
Aaron Peskin will be interviewed by Tenderloin Museum founder Randy Shaw.  Questions will be taken from the audience.
Tickets:  eventbrite:  eventbrite.com/e/aaron-peskin-talks-tenderloin-tickets-24465516017
Information:  tenderloinmuseum.org
Source:  Facebook events

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  May 2, 2016 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors  Malia Cohen Scott Wiener, Aaron Peskin
Information:  sfbos.org

Asian Pacific American Heritage Awards and Ceremony
When:  May 2, 2016 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco
What:  Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  Each year this celebration recognizes Asian Pacific American individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact in their community.
 Event registration:   apasf.org
Source:  Facebook events

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  May 2, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, (at Grove) San Francisco.
What:  Update on property crimes in the area.  Has there been a decrease in property crimes in Northern Station 2016 over 2015?
Information:  Bob Barnwell - bbarnwell6@hotmail.com
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May 2, 2016 - Tuesday

March to City Hall.  Support the Frisco 5.
When: May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  Mission Police Station, 630 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Tuesday will be  day thirteen of the strike.  We must come together as a community - march from Mission Station to City Hall.  Demand justice.
Hosted by Hunger For Justice SF
Source:  Facebook events

SFMTA Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brink, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke
Information:  sfmta.com

Board of Supervisors
When:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Aaron Peskin, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information:  sfbos.org

Special Joint Meeting - San Francisco Youth Commission with the Board of Supervisors
When: May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
5:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
What:  Legislation referred by the Board of Supervisors - all items to follow discussion and possible Action:  Sixteen and Seventeen-Year-Old Voting for Municipal Elections.  Sponsors:  Avalos, Campos, Kim, Mar
Youth Commission:  Luis Avalon-Nunez, Jillian Wu, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Erica Kong, Stephanie Li, Cris Plunkett, Anna He, Jessica Calderon, Noah David, Giovanna Soto, William Juarez, Cecilia Nicole Galeano, Madeleine Matz, Anna Bernick, Jarrett Mao, Grace Rating, Haiti Mansori
Information:  sfbos.org

District Three Democratic Club - Issues and Candidates
When:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco
What:  Endorsement process for the June 7, 2016 election.
Reviewing:
Local Democratic candidates for State Senate and DCCC.
Local ballot measures.
Superior Court Judges
Special Guests:
"Implications of the June election:  What is it a big deal"
John Burton, Chair, California Democratic Party
Tim Redmond - editor of 48hills.com
Aaron Peskin - District Three Supervisor
Information:  d3dc@hotmail.com

Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club - Police Accountability in San Francisco
What:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Congregation Sheath Israel, 2266 California Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club and Sheath Israel for a Forum on Police Accountability with SFPD Chief Greg Suhr and Public Defender Jeff Adachi, moderated by Michael Krasny, host of KQED's Forum.
Information: wallenbergdems.com
Source:  Email and Facebook event

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Socializing with DCCC candidates, solidarity with hospitality workers.
When:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro, San Francisco
What:  Endorsed candidates for the SF DCCC have been invited to come for a meet and greet for a casual opportunity to meet.
Antonio Arenas of UNITED HERE! Local 2, which represents over 12,000 hospitality workers in San Francisco and San Mateo, will discuss the boycott at non-union hotels Le Meridien and Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf.
Information:  PHDEMCLUB.ORG

Warriors
When:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Oakland
What:  Game 2. 
Information:  warriors.com/playoffs

May 4, 2016 - Wednesday

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force - City and County of San Francisco
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Members:  Eric Eldon, Josh Wolf, Rishi Chopra, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, Shaun Haines, Chris Hyland, Louise Fischer, Fiona Hinze
Information:  sfbos.org

Town Hall:  Homeless State of Emergency
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where:  St. Anthony Foundation, 150 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Come hear about the State of Emergency on Homelessness in San Francisco and be part of the dialogue for how to create change.
Hosted by Coalition on Homelessness
Co-Sponsors:
 AIDS Housing Alliance
Compass Family Services
Dolores Street Community Services
Eviction Defense Collaborative
The Gubbio Project
Mission Neighborhood Resource Ceter
Hamilton Family Center
Homeless Emergency Service Providers Association (HESPA)
Homeless Youth  Alliance
Hospitality House
Larkin Street Youth Services
St. Anthony's Foundation
St. Francis Challenge
Swords to Plowshares
Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP)
Source:  Facebook events

Fundraiser Wendy Chau for SF DCCC  - Assembly District 17
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  Unicorn Pan-Asian Cuisine, 191 Pine Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Wendy Chau - candidate for SF DCCC.  VietnamesePanAsian Cuisine, Cocktails and Karaoke Fun.
No Host Bar/No host event
Donation  Suggested - Please bring check. 
Information:  vote4wendy.org
Source:  Facebook events

Police Commission
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Thomas Mazzucco, Petra DeJesus, Joe Marshall, Victor Hwang, Sonia Melara
Information:  sanfranciscopolice.org



FDR Democratic Club - General Membership Meeting
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond Police Station 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Hear from candidates for Assembly in District 17 and District 19 and consider an endorsement.
Information:  fdrdems@gmail.com

Mission's Last Stand or Mission Stands Up!
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
8:00 p.m.
Where:  Brava Theatre, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  The wave continues in the Mission with 28 new developments waiting in the pipeline.  The future of the Mission depends on us.  This is a call to action and to continue to recruit warriors agains this unprecedented wave.
Organized by Our Mission No Eviction, Calle 24 Latino Cultural District, Cultural Action Network
Source:  Facebook events

May 5, 2016 - Thursday

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  May 5, 2016 - Thursday
9:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Aaron Peskin, Norman Yee, London Breed
Information:  sfbos.org

Celebrate Mother's Day with the Coalition on Homelessness
When:  May 5,  2016 - Thursday
10:30 a.m.
Where:  Coalition on Homelessness, 468 Turk Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate Mother's Day with the Coalition on Homelessness.
Join them for a popular assembly and brunch followed by a Rally in front of City Hall at Noon.
Show your support to raise awareness about the family homelessness crisis and demand more housing and homeless prevention funds for homeless mothers and women in San Francisco
Information:  Miguel Carrera 415-346-3740  ext 319
Source:  Facebook events

Senior & Disability Action - Senior & Disability Rally
When:  May 5, 2016 - Thursday
1:00 p.m.
Where: Carlton B. Goodlett   City Hall Steps, San Francisco
What:  Dignity and Respect for Seniors and People with Disabilities
Call for Programs and Services We Need.
20% of San Francisco's population is age 60 and over, and 20% of the population have disabilities.  City funding can and must be used to meet the needs of low-income seniors and people with disabilities.
Information/RSVP  Ligia ligia@sdaction.org  



May 6, 2016 - Friday

Celebration of Life for JP Leddy
When:  May 6, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  The Patio Cafe, 531 Castro Street, San Francisco
What:  Please join friends and family for a Celebration of Life for our beloved friend, mentor, colleague and President, JP Leddy.
In loving memory of a very great man.
Information:  ggba.com


May 7, 2016 - Saturday

Rally for Affordable Housing - Yes on Prop C
When:  May 7, 2016 - Saturday
11:00 am.
Where: The Women's  Building,  3542 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Rally for Affordable Housing - Yes on Prop C.
Join Supervisors Jane Kim and Aaron Peskin and the Prop C Coalition.  Help pass Prop C and increase affordable housing.  Precinct walk following rally - all are welcome!
RSVP:  yespropc.com
Source:  Facebook event


Hayes Valley Fund-raising Fire Brunch
When: May 7, 2016 - 
12:00 Noon
Where:  Biergarten, Octavia and Linden, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Fire Brunch and Community Arts Showcase.
As the story goes the Great Fire that engulfed San Francisco just after the 1906 Earthquake began by accident in Hayes Valley - the result of preparing a late breakfast of ham and eggs over a cook-stove with a damaged chimney.  In honor of this unique history - Hayes Valley takes time in May to come together to enjoy their Renaissance Neighborhood. 
PROXY and Patricia's Green will feature performances by local artists, Hayes Valley Art Works will feature art fun for the family.  Brass Tacks and Supenkuche will feature a donation-beer with all proceeds benefitting HVNA.   
Join Proxy, Biergarten, Suppenkuche, Brass Tacks and Fort Point Beer to help our little performing art's neighborhood bloom this spring.  Everyone is welcome!
All proceeds benefit the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association
Information:  hayesvalleysf.org

Warriors- Playoffs
When:  May 7, 2016 - Saturday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  Oakland
Information:  warriors.com/playoffs

May 8, 2016 - Sunday

Mother's Day

May 9, 2016 - Monday

Re-Elect Rafael to San Francisco's Democratic County Central Committee
When:  May 9, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Blackbird, 2124 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Rafael!
Donation:  rafaelmandelman.nationbuilder.com/mandelmandccc
Source:  Facebook event

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Discussion and testimonials on Racism and White Privilege in the LGBT community.
When:  May 9, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Discussion and testimonials on Racism and White Privilege in the LGBT community
Information:  alicebtoklas.org
Source:  Facebook


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Deadline Sunday      May 8
, 2016   - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, April 25, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - April 25, 2016 to May 2, 2016 - Additions



*Additions/New Items - 3 items

April 25, 2016 - Monday

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  April 25, 2016 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Aaron Peskin
Information:  sfbos.org

Ethics Commission
When:  April 25, 2016 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Daina Chiu, Beverly Hayon, Peter Keane, Paul 
Renne
Information:  sfethics.org

Latinos Unidos DCCC Candidate Mixer and Ballot Initiative Presentations
When:  April 25, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Velet Cantina, 3349 23rd Street, San Francisco
What:  DCCC candidates mixer to meet candidates looking to represent the Democratic Party in San Francisco.
There will be an opportunity to hear directly from the campaigns representing the ballot initiatives up for a vote on June 7th.
Light food and refreshments will be provided.
Information:  latinosunidos@gmail.com
Source:  Facebook event


State Senate Debate
When:  April 25, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, County Fair Building auditorium, San Francisco
What:  Golden Gate Heights Neighborhood Association SHARP and ISPN are co-sponsoring a debate between Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener who are running for State Senate in June primary.
Source:  Facebook page

April 26, 2016 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When:  April 26, 2016 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Aaron Peskin, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information:  sfbos.org

Hillary Clinton - Atlantic Coast Primary Watch Party/Phone Bank
When:  April 26, 2016 - Tuesday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Skylark Bar, 3089 16th Street, San Francisco
What:  Watch the Atlantic Coast primary returns with friends and Hillary volunteers. Cheer her on in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland and Delaware.
Bring your phones to call fellow volunteers to sign up for shifts to call CA voters and knock on doors.
Once returns are in, they will walk over  to  this month's pop-up Hillary office at 3525 16th Street for beverages and pizza.
Information:  hilllaryclinton.com


School District
When:  April 26, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, First Floor, San Francisco
School Board:  Matt Haney, Shamann Walton, Sandra Lee Fewer, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Emily Murase, Rachel Norton, Jill Wynns
Information:  sfusd.edu

Friends of San Francisco Housing Action Coalition - SFHAC - Happy Hour
When:  April 26, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  John  Colins, 138 Minna Street, San Francisco
What:  A chance to enjoy a drink and meet some Friends who care about San Francisco's housing future.  The happy hour is free to attend and folks that arrive early will get a drink ticket for a draft beer or well cocktail.
Information:  sfhac.org/friends
Source:  Facebook events


April 27, 2016 - Wednesday

Supervisor Eric Mar's Earth Day Reception
When:  April 27, 2016 - Wednesday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Supervisor Eric Mar, City Hall, Room 284, San Francisco
What:  Join Supervisor Eric Mar, the Surfrider Foundation and Sierra Club-Bay/SF Chapter for "Earth Day" reception in Eric Mar's office.
Gathering to honor all the champions in District 1 who do great work for our environment in many different areas including community gardens, green shoots, organizing and activism, environmental and climate justice.
Source:  Facebook events

Hump Days with Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - Jane Kim
When:  April 27, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  Q-Bar, 456 Castro Street, San Francisco
What:  Stop by for a beverage of your choice, and help promote Jane Kim for State Senate.
Source:  Facebook events

April 28, 2016 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When:  April 28, 2016 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Malia Cohen
Information:  sfbos.org

Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee
When:  April 28, 2016 - Thursday
2:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Jane Kim, John Avalos, David Campos
Information:  sfbos.org

Kimberly Alvarenga for Supervisor
When:  April 28, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  745 Chestnut Street, #301 @Columbus and Jones, San Francisco
              Home of Dick Grosboll
What:  Join in Fighting for San Francisco!  - Fundraiser  for Kimberly Alvarenga
for Supervisor in District 11:
Hosting:
Patrons:  Dennis Antenore, Brian Basinger, Monica Brennan, Dick Grosboll, Maria Guillen, Dennis and Hene Kelly, Tony Kelly, Esther Marks, Paul Melbostad, Cris Romero and John Melichar, Dennis Seely
Sponsors:  Tami Bryant, Larry Bush, Dimitri Charalambous, Gwenn Craig and Esperanza Macia, Edward Denebeim, Bob Dockendorff, Judith Flynn, Gail Gilman and Larry Zientarski, Roma Guy, Eileen Hansen, Ed Harrington, Janice Holloway, Sharon Johnson, Diane Jones, Victor Marquez, G. Schuttish, Jane Segal, Kay Taneyhill and George Matias, Maggi Weis, Tes Welborn
Friends
Jan Adams, Pam Brennan, Betsy Brown, Sally Bachmann and Walker Dukes, Sue Bushnell, Bernie Choden, Susie Collier and Robert Herman, Shannon Dodge, Robert Fitch, Robert C. Friese, Louise Guy, Jo Ann Hendricks, Bill Hirsh, Philip Hoehn, Joan Holden, David Keenan, John Kirk, Robert Lehman,  Jonee Levy and Harvey Hacker, Bruce Livingston, Donna Mandel and Ken Jacobs, Fran Martin, Kate Monica Klein, Jane Morrison, Meg Newman and Sharon  Boschert, Pamela  Peniston, Mitzi Raas, Laurie Salen, Susan Seinfeld, Max Siegel, Robert Smithers, Sheila Tully and Rick Claymore, Mark Vermeulen
Hosted beverages, hors d'oeuvres
Suggested Donation:  $35., $100., $250., $500.
Information:  Esther Marks 415-665-5417 or
Donation:  kimalvarenga.nationbuilder.com/donate

Transparency not Impunity of SFPD
When:  April 28, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where:   SEIU 1021, 350 Rhode Island Street, San Francisco  (enter on Kansas Street side)
What:  Senate Bill 1826 bought forward by Senator Mark Leno  to bring transparency to cops of SFPD.
State Senator Mark Leno comes to  Justice 4 Mario Woods Coalition Tribunal.  Come and listen and question to see if in fact SB1286 will benefit our communities.
Hosted by Alex Nieto Coalition, Amilcar Petez Lopez Coalition, Justice 4 Mario Woods Coalition
Source:  Facebook events

*Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center
When:  April 28, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  515 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Monthly Community Convening.  Topics include 311 Information.  Updates on Hot Spot Walk and updates on crime.
Information:  James C. Moore 415-206-2140 ext 155  bhnc.org


OSPRA (Outer Sunset/Parkside Residents Association -Meet your California State Senate Candidates
When:  April 28, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet your California State Senate candidates running for State Senate:  Democrats Jane Kim and Scott Wiener and Republican Ken Loo.
They will be taking questions about our concerns for the the neighborhood.
Source:   hoodline.com/events

*Richmond District Democratic Club - April Meeting
When:  April 28, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  SFPD Richmond Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Speakers:  Cathy Deluca from WalkSF updating on Vision Zero their new advocacy agenda for Automated Speed Enforcement.
Supervisor John Avalos proposed legislation to establish more humane procedures for the removal of homeless encampents.
Also officer elections and discussion mobilizations and outreach for endorsed candidates.
Information:  rddcsf.org
Source:  Facebook

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association, Lower Polk Neighbors and Cathedral Hill Neighborhood Association - Housing and Community Development and Preservation 
When:  April 28, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  1541 Polk Street, (between California Street and Sacramento) San Francisco
Co-Hosting a discussion with Supervisor Aaron Peskin and other special guests for a discussion of housing and community development and preservation.
Source:  Email from Middle Polk Neighborhood Association  moe@middlepolk.org

April 29, 2016 - Friday

SFVision
When:  April 29, 2016 - Friday
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission Neighborhood Resource Center, 165 Capp Street, San Francisco
What:  Public forum on police violence and how to bring the SFPD under community control.
Speakers include Sana Salim, who recently covered the Alex Nieto trial for 48 Hills; Father Richard Smith, who will discuss the Amilcar Perez Lopez case, Yayne Abeba from the Mario Woods coalition and others.
Sponsored by SFVision.
Source:  Facebook events

April 30, 2016 - Saturday

Russian Hill Neighbors District 3 Community Forum with David Chiu and Aaron Peskin
When:  April 30, 2016 - Saturday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City College of San Francisco, Chinatown North Beach Campus, 808 Kearny Street, San Francisco
What:  Forum aims to create a platform for community members from  all our diverse neighborhoods in District 3 including North Beach, Barbara Coast, Jackson Square, Telegraph Hill, Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, Russian Hill, Nob Hill, Polk Street, and Financial District to hear about the work of Assemblyman  David Chiu and Supervisor Aaron Peskin.
Information:  rhnsf.org
Source:  Facebook event

Shared Schoolyard Project - Playground Re-opening in Parkside
When:  April 30, 2016 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Dianne Feinstein Elementary School, 2550 25th Avenue, San Francisco
What:Join Supervisor Mark Farrell for kick-off event marking the grand re-opening of the schoolyard on weekends for public use.  The event will include activities for the whole neighborhood, free lunch and a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Community partners:  San Francisco Public Library Parkside Branch, CAMP EDMO and Education Outside.
RSVP sfsharedschoolyard.org/kickoff_feinstein
Source:  Facebook events

Save Midtown - Celebrating 51 years in the Fillmore - Community BBQ and Fundraiser
When:  April 30, 2016 - Saturday
Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Save Midtown, 1415 Scott Street, San Francisco
What:  139 Midtown families invite you to celebrate 51 years that they have spent in the Fillmore/Western Addition.  Share food, share stories and learn about  their struggle.  BBQ, live music by legendary San Francisco blues musicians and our friends form the Mission, and dancing.
Our families have been through about during the last 8 months of the longest rent strike in San Francisco History.It's time to rejoice and celebrate!
Source:  Facebook events

May `1, 2016 - Sunday

Bayview/Dogpatch Sunday Streets
When:  May 1, 2016 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  SundayStreetsSF.com/Bayview-050116
What:  Celebrate the south side of the Bayview/Dogpatch Sunday Streets.
Walk, bike, dance, play - explore your way down 3rd Street from 18th to Yosemite Street
Source:  Facebook events

Elect San Francisco Delegates to Democratic National Convention - Hillary Clinton
When:  May 1, 2016 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (doors open at 2:00 p.m.- doors close at 3:00 p.m.)
Where:  Laborers 261, 3271 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Democratic National Convention Selection of Delegates for Hillary Clinton (District 12)
 If you are registered democrat and live in District 12 (Nancy Pelosi) you can come in and vote and leave.  But you can only vote between 2 and 3:00 p.m.
In District 12 in San Francisco, we have votes for 4+1 Alternate men and 5 women to be delegates.
Information:  convention.democrats.org
                       cadem.org/events/dnc-district-level-delegate-caucus-meetings

National Convention Selection of Delegates for Bernie Sanders
When:  May 1, 2016 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Chez Poulet, 3359 Cesar Chavez Street, San Francisco (cross streets between Mission and Shotwell)
What:  Democratic National Convention Selection of Delegates for Bernie Sanders (District 12). You can vote if you are a registered democrat and live congressional district 12 (Pelosi). You must be in line by 3:00 p.m. in order to receive a ballot to vote.
In district 12 in San Francisco, we will vote for 4 + 1 Alternate men and 5 women to be delegates.
Information:  convention.democrats.org
Information:  cadem.org/events/dnc-district-level-delegate-caucus-meetings
Source:  Facebook events

*Meet Jane Kim 
When:  May 1, 2016 - Sunday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  South Beach Cafe, 800 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
What:  Meet Jane Kim, candidate for State Senate District 11.
Hosted by Susan and Stephen Jaffe and Sue and Rod Bushnell
Source:  Facebook events


May 2, 2016 - Monday

Aaron Peskin Talks Tenderloin
When:  May 2, 2016 - Monday
Noon
Where:  Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  Bring your lunch and come to the second Lunch Time Speaker Series event, with District Three Supervisor Aaron Peskin.
He will address housing, small business preservation and other issues impacting both the Tenderloin and the entire city.
Peskin will be interviewed by Tenderloin Museum founder Randy Shaw.  Questions will be taken from the audience.
Tickets:  eventbrite:  eventbrite.com/e/aaron-peskin-talks-tenderloin-tickets-24465516017
Information:  tenderloinmuseum.org
Source:  Facebook events

Asian Pacific American Heritage Awards and Ceremony
When:  May 2, 2016 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco
What:  Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  Each year this celebration recognizes Asian Pacific American individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact in their community.
 Event registration:   apasf.org
Source:  Facebook events

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  May 2, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, (at Grove) San Francisco.
What:  Update on property crimes in the area.  Has there been a decrease in property crimes in Northern Station 2016 over 2015?
Information:  Bob Barnwell - bbarnwell6@hotmail.com

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Deadline Sunday      May 1, 2016   - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, April 18, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - April 18th through April 25th, 2016



 Photo by Larry Wong


April 18, 2016 - Monday

1908 Earthquake and Fire Remembrance
When:  April 18, 2016 - Monday
4:30 a.m.
Where:  Lotta's Fountain,   intersection of Market Street, where Geary and Kearny Street connect, San Francisco
What:  Remember the 1906 Great Earthquake and Fire and celebrate the survival and rebirth of the city.  This year's ceremony is dedicated to the memory of Bill Del Monte, the last known survivor of the 1906  earthquake, who died in January at the age of 109.
Source:  Facebook events

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  April 18, 2016 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Aaron Peskin
Information:  sfbos.org

San Francisco Youth Commission
When:  April 18, 2016 - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Luis Avalos-Nunez, Jillian Wu, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Erica Kong, Stephanie Li, Cris Plunkett, Anna He, Jessica Calderon, Noah David, Giovanna Soto, William Juarez, Cecilia Nicole Galeano, Madeleine Matz, Anna Bernick, Jarrett Mao, Grace Pating, Hatim Mansori
Information:  sfbos.org


 San Francisco Women's Political Committee
When:  April 18, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  03 Bistro & Lounge, 524 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Happy Hour by the Policy Committee.  Featuring SFWPC DCCC endorsed candidate and Board of Education Commissioner Sandra Lee Fewer. 
Information:  Laura Lane lauralane@sfwpc.org
Source:  Facebook events

 Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu
When:  April 18, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Saint Paulus Lutheran Church, 1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  From the agenda:  Welcoming Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu.
Information: middlepolk.org

Warriors Playoff
When:  April 18, 2016 - Monday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Oracle Auditorium, Oakland, Ca.

April 19, 2016 - Tuesday

San Francisco Gray Panthers - What's the future for the Gray Panthers?
When:  April 19, 2016 - Tuesday
12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  What's the future for the Gray Panthers?  Come to meeting to take part in a discussion of the alternatives for the future.
Information:  graypantherssf.igc.org

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When:  April 19, 2016 - 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

Board of Supervisors
When:  April 19, 2016 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Aaron Peskin, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information:  sfbos.org

Central City Democrats - 2016 Primary Election Meet and Greet
When:  April 19, 2016 - Tuesday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  New Delhi Restaurant, 160 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  2016 Primary Election Meet and Greet
Keynote Speaker:  Anh Nguyen - Community Organizer/Economic Development Consultant
Get together of community, elected officials, candidates running for political office, ballot measures, and Department of Elections information table.
Central City Democrats will be commemorating their 10th Anniversary.
Information:  centralcitydemocrats@yahoo.com
Source:  Facebook  events

Bar Association of San Francisco League of Women Voters of San Francisco - Candidate Forum for San Francisco Superior Court Judge Seat 7
When:  April 19, 2016 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco
What:  Candidate Forum for Superior Court Judge  Seat 7:
Paul Henderson
Victor Hwang
Sigrid Irias
Opening Remarks - Bar Association of San Francisco President Michael Tubach, O'Melveny & Meyers
Moderator:  David Carrillo
The Judicial Candidates Forum is nonpartisan, free and open to public.
Information:    Tickets:  sfbar.org/calendar/eventdetail 
                        lwvsf.org
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Young Democrats - June Election endorsement meeting
When:  April 19, 2016 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Cadillac Bar & Grill, 44 9th Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet candidates for the local Democratic County Central Committee, Superior Court Judge and campaign representatives for the June ballot measures.
Information:  sfyd.org
Source:  Facebook events

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club -  General Meeting
When:  April 19, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  From agenda:
This is an endorsement vote meeting for sole endorsing Sandra Lee Fewer for District 1 Supervisor and  Hilary Ronen for District 9 Supervisor
Supervisor John Avalos speaking about his proposal for new restrictions on the City's sweeping of homeless encampments.
PrEP Me Please! Panel Discussion - Latest strategy in HIV prevention.  
Shannon Weber, Pierre Cedric Crouch, Austin Padilla, Tapakorn Prasertsith.
Moderated by Laura Thomas.
Information:  milkclub.org
Source:  Facebook events

April 20, 2016 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When:  April 20, 2016 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Norman Yee
Information:  sfbos.org

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  April 20, 2016 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farell, Katy Tang, Norman Yee, Jane Kim, Scott Wiener
Information:  sfbos.org

Victor Hwang for Judge 2016 Kick Off
When:  April 20, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Crystal Jade Jiang Nan Restaurant, 4 Embarcadero Center, #1,  Outdoor mezzanine patio, San Francisco
What:   Kickoff Celebration for Victor Hwang for Superior Court of San Francisco..
Supporters include David Chiu, Phil Ting, Ed Lee, George Gascon, John Avalos, David  Campos , Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Aaron Peskin, Norman Yee
Endorsers include San Francisco Women's Political Committee, Richmond District Democratic Club, SEIU Local 1021, UNITE HERE LOCAL 2, South Beach District 6 Democratic Club, Community Tenants Association
Information: hwangforjudge.com
Source:  Facebook events

Police Commission
When:  April 20, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco

 Dolores Street Community Services - 2016 Open Palm  Awards
When:  April 20, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  The Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa Street, San Francisco
What:  A fundraiser and celebration honoring the accomplishments of Dolores Street Community Services.
 Awardees:
 National Domestic Workers Alliance  - Immigration Rights Award
Bevan Dufty - Homeless Services Award
Miguel Perez- Neighborhood Legacy Award
Sit Down Dinner, Entertainment, Raffle prizes
Tickets:  $125.; Non-Profit Employee $75.
Tickets/Information   dscs.org

Elections Commission
When:  April 20, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Jill Rowe, Christopher Jerdonek, Rosabella Safont, Winnie Yu, Charles Jung, Dominic Paris, Roger Donaldson
Information:  415-554-4305

San Francisco Latino Democratic Club - General Meeting
When:  April 20, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia - The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Endorsement meeting for Superior Court Judge, Seat 7,  early endorsement for D9 Supervisors and D11 Supervisors, DCCC Ballot Measures.
Information:  sflatinodemocrats.com
Source:  Facebook events

D5 Action Meeting
When:  April 20, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Cyprian's, corner of Turk and Lyon, San Francisco
What:  Neighborhoods news and issues, reviewing the ballot measures.
Information:  tesw@aol.com

April 21, 2016 - Thursday

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  April 21, 2016 - Thursday
9:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Aaron Peskin, Norman Yee, London Breed
Information:  sfbos.org

Recreation and Park Commission
When:  April 21, 2016 - Thursday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Mark Buell, Allan Low, Gloria Bonilla, Tom Harrison, Meagan Levitan, Eric McDonnell
Information:  sfrecpark.org

Planning Commission
When:  April 21, 2016 - Thursday
Noon
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Rodney Fong, Dennis Richards, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Cindy Wu
Information:  sf-planning.org

San Francisco For Hillary - Happy Hour
When:  April 21, 2016 - Thursday
5:30 p.m.
Where: Alchemist Bar & Lounge, 679 3rd Street, San Francisco
What:  Come mix and mingle with your fellow San Francisco Hillary supporters.
No-host bar.
 Information:  hillaryclinton.com
Source:  Facebook events

London Breed's Re-election Campaign Kick-Off
When:  April 21, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Origin, 1538 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  Re-election Campaign for Supervisor London Breed - District 5.
Everyone is welcome.
Suggested Donation:  $50., $100., $250., $2500. londonforsupervisor.nationbuilder.com/campaignkickoff
Source:  Facebook events

Sandra Lee Fewer Fundraising Banquet
When:  April 21, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Dragon Beaux, 5700 Geary Blvd., San Francisco
What:  Fundraising Banquet for Sandra Lee Fewer for Supervisor - District One
Ticket Level:  $100., $250., $350., $500.
Information/Donation:  sandrafewer.com/events

Third Annual 48 Hills Gala:  Support Independent local media!
When:  April 21, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Starlight Room, atop Sir Francis Drake Hotel,  450 Powell Street, San Francisco
What:  Third Annual 48 Hills Gala.  Cocktails, light  food, music.  Special guests.
Donation:  Event Attendee: $50.; Low Income/Student $35.; Comrade-in-Truth $100.;
48 Hills Fellow Traveler $250.; Proud, Outspoken Sponsor $500.; Independent Media Super  Hero $1,000.
Tickets:    48hills.org
Source:  Facebook events

 San Francisco Transit Riders - Make Transit Awesome:  Crowdfunding Campaign Kick-Off
When:  April 21, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  DG717 Incubation/Coworking, 717 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Transit Riders is launching first-ever IndiGoGo campaign:  Make Transit Awesome.
Snacks, drinks,   - special guest speakers, including:
Eugenia Chien - founder of Muni Diaries
Jeffrey Tumlin - Principal and Director of Strategy at Nelson/Nygaard
Thea Selby - Board  Chair of SF Transit Riders
Sliding Scale donation - $5.-25.
 San Francisco Transit Riders is launching  a "30 by 30" campaign" - get anywhere in 30 minutes.
Information:  sftransitriders.org
Source:  Facebook events

April 22, 2016 - Friday 

Local Agency Formation Commission City and County of San Francisco
When:  April 22, 2016 - Friday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Members:  John Avalos, David Campos, Eric Mar, Cynthia Crews
Information:  sfbos.org

Inspiring Women for DCCC Reform
When:  April 22, 2016 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Farmer Brown Restaurant, 25 Mason Street, San Francisco
What:  Join co-hosts Sunny Angulo, Dori Caminong, Wendy Aragon, Laura Hahn, Chelsea Bollard and Stephany Ashley to support the women of the San Francisco Reform Democrats slate:
DCCC AD 17:
Cindy Wu
Frances Hsieh
Pratima Gupta
Sophenia Maxwell
Alysabeth Alexander
Petra DeJesus
Jane Kim
DCCC AD 19:
Brigitte Davila
Myrna Melgar
Hene Kelly
Sandra Lee Fewer
Leah LaCroix
Help these women kick off their campaigns for the SFDCCC.
Source:  Facebook events

Bay Area Labor for Bernie Rally
When:  April 22, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  SEIU Local 87, 240 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Labor for Bernie  focusing on getting activists involved.
RSVP:  secure.berniesanders.com/page/event/detail/4gv5t
Information:  Christian Einfeldt einfeldt@gmail.com
Source:  Facebook events


April 23, 2016 - Saturday

Coffee chat with Jonathan Lyons - Candidate for Supervisor in District One
When:  April 23, 2016 - Saturday
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Where:  Heartbaker, 1408 Clement Street, San Francisco
Information:  jonathanlyens.com
Source:  Facebook events

SF Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival 2016
When:  April 23, 2016 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission District 19th Street and Dolores
What:  Celebrating 54 years of the Farm Worker Movement in the Historic Calle 24 Latino Cultural District
Information:  cesarchavezday.org
Source:  Facebook events

Team Jane Mobilization 
When:  April 23, 2016 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  91 McAllister Street, San Francisco
What:  First big Precinct Walk Mobilization.
Tickets:  janekim.org
Source:  Facebook events

Black Young Democrats of San Francisco
When:  April 23, 2016 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 12:30
Where:  501 Cesar Chavez, San Francisco
What:  Membership meeting
Information:  Theo Ellington elingtontheo@gmail.com
Source:  Facebook page

 Mighty  Mutt March - Save dog walking in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
When:  April 23, 2016 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Crissy Field, San Francisco. Start at the west end on the Crissy Field airfield (near the Gulf of Farallones Visitors Center/Marine Drive) March will meander through the airfield heading east onto the promenade to the East Beach picnic area.  Route is approximately 1 mile.
What:  Join dog and recreation lovers from throughout the Bay Area for a march and rally to save dog walking in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Biscuits and water for doggies will be provided at end of the route.  Live entertainment.
 Sponsors:  Crissy Field Dog Group, Coastside DOG, Ft. Function Dog Walkers, Grateful Dog Rescue, Marin County DOG, Save Our Recreation, SFDOG, SF Professional Dog Walkers, DogPAC, Point Isabel Dog Owners, Albany Landfill Dog Owners Group, Lamorinda Dogs, Muttville, Pet Food Express, SF Puppy Prep, Care2.
Source:  Facebook Page

April 25, 2016 - Monday

Latinos Unidos DCCC Candidate Mixer and Ballot Initiative Presentations
When:  April 25, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Velet Cantina, 3349 23rd Street, San Francisco
What:  DCCC candidates mixer to meet candidates looking to represent the Democratic Party in San Francisco.
There will be an opportunity to hear directly from the campaigns representing the ballot initiatives up for a vote on June 7th.
Light food and refreshments will be provided.
Information:  latinosunidos@gmail.com
Source:  Facebook event

  State Senate Debate
When:  April 25, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, County Fair Building auditorium, San Francisco
What:  Golden Gate Heights Neighborhood Association SHARP and ISPN are co-sponsoring a debate between Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener who are running for State Senate in June primary.
Source:  Facebook page


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