Monday, April 14, 2014

San Francisco April Political Events - 2014



                                                                 
                                                       
                                                     Eviction Free San Francisco
                                           "Keep Our Teachers:  March to End the 
                                            Displacement of San Francisco Educators"
                                                     April 11, 2014 - Dolores Street

April 14, 2014 - Monday


Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When:  April 14, 2014 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, Malia Cohen
Information: sfbos.org

Late Night Transportation Hearing
When:  April 14, 2014 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
What:  Late Night Transportation hearing.  Representatives from  MTA, BART, Alameda-Contra Costa County Transit District, Transportation Network Companies, Taxi Industry, Mayor's Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Entertainment Commission to discuss the City's late-night transportation plan with specific areas of focus including ease of access, speed and safety.

San Francisco Beautiful - Endorsement meeting. 
When:  April 14, 2014 - Monday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  The Social Study, 1795 Geary Blvd, San Francisco
What:  Discussion - Prop B - The waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act.
Information: eventbrite.com info@sfbeautiful.org sfbeautiful.org

SFWPC's April Happy Hour
When:  April 14, 2014 - Monday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Blush! Wine Bar, 476 Castro Street, San Francisco
What:  SFWPC's April Happy Hour.  Chat about the latest SHEnanigans, the anti-trafficking day of action, future events.
Information:  sfwpc.org

 D5 Action - Tenant Housing Protections.  Public Plaza
When:  April 14, 2014 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Park Library, 1833 Page/Cole, San Francisco
What:  D5 Action.
Tenant Housing Protections
City Plaza - Mayor's Office of Economic Development will present "City gives Plazas to the People".
Information:  tes@aol.com

Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association - Candidates Forum
When:  April 14, 2014 - Monday
7:00 p.m. - Meet the Neighbors
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. -
Where:  CPMC/Davies Hospital, Gazebo Room (Plaza Level between North and South Towers), Castro Street and Duboce Ave., San Francisco
What:  Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association - Candidates Forum
Supervisor David Campos and Supervisor David Chiu will discuss why they each believe they are the right candidates for the office of Assembly.
PUC presentation on water rate increase
SFTMA to present data regarding the mid-block bulbous approved five years ago.  Will it effectively calm traffic on Noe Street
Information:  dtna.org

April 15, 2014 - Tuesday

Did you file your taxes?

San Francisco Gray Panthers - Alternatives to Incarceration
When:  April 15, 2014 - Tuesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  Fireside Room, Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin, San Francisco
Informationgraypantherssf.org

Board of Supervisors
When:  April 15, 2014 - Tuesday
2:00 P.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  David Chiu, John Avalos, London Breed, David Campos, Mallia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information: sfbos.org

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When:  April 15, 2014 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkman, Malcolm Heinicke, Jerry Lee, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke
Information:   sfmta.com

Entertainment Commission
When:  April 15, 2014 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Bryant Tan, Glendon Hyde, Audrey Joseph, Al Perez, Barbara Campagnoli, Naomi Akers, Steven Lee
Information: sfgov2.org

San Francisco School Board
When:  April 15, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, First Floor, San Francisco
School Board:  Sandra Lee Fewer, Emily Murase, Matt Haney, Kim0Shree Maufas, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Rachel Norton, Jill Wynns
Information: sfusd.edu

Comics for Campos!
When:  April 15, 2014 - Tuesday
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  The Cinecave at Lost Weekend Video, 1034 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Comics for Campos! Evening of political humor in honor of David Campos - candidate for State Assembly.
Featured guests are Nato Green, Karinda Dobbins, Johan Miranda, Matt Lieb, Francesca Florentini, Kaseem Bentley, Natashu Muse and Sean Keane.  Hosted by Kate Willett.
$10.
Information: eventbrite.com/e/comics-for-campos-tickets-8661931069?aff=eorg

April 16, 2014 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When:  April 16, 2014 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos
Information: sfbos.org


Tenderloin Futures Collaborative Community Meeting
When:  April  16, 2014 -  Wednesday
Noon
Where:  Tenderloin Police Station, Community Room, 301 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  Tenderloin Futures Collaborative Community Meeting.
Presentation on issues of interest to neighborhood:
EpicenterSF Calendar
Civic Center CBD current projects
950 Market Street Center update
Franciscan Towers, 217 Eddy and Taylor and Eddy Parking Lot, San Francisco
Information: 415-820-1412

Assembly District 17 Debate -David Campos vs. David Chiu - 
When: April 16, 2014 - Wednesday
12:45 to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco State Library Room 121, San Francisco
What:  Assembly District 17 Debate.  Why vote?  For the Right to Represent us in Sacramento.  David Campos vs. David Chiu
Sponsored by the Educational Budget Advocacy Committee.(EUAC)
Information: jaredg@sfsu.edu

San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission
When:  April 16, 2014 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Karl Hasz, Andrew Wolfram, Aaron Hyland, Ellen Johnck, Richard S. E. Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman
Information:  sf-planning.org

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  April 16, 2014 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos, London Breed, Scott Wiener
Information: sfbos.org

Making Your Own Decisions:  Reproductive Health in 2014
When:  April 16, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.  Doors Open
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Program
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - Reception.
Where:  UC Hastings, Alumni Reception Center 200 McAllister Street, San Francisco
What:  NARAL Pro-Choice California's Forum for Choice presents open discussion about the current legal and medical environment of reproductive health and the future of reproductive rights movement:
Featuring:
Professor Margalynne Armstrong - Associate Professor of Law, Santa Clara University
Andrea Jackson - Assistant Professor, UCSF, Medical Director, SFGH Women's Clinic
Becky Roosevelt - Program Officer, Reproductive Health and Rights, Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
Co-hosted by UC Hasting Law Students for Reproductive Justice and UCSF/UC Hasting Consortiium on Law, Science and Health Policy
Free
RSVP Required:  Alex Doll Adoll@ProChoiceAmerica.com

San Francisco Democratic Party - Monthly Meeting
When:  April 16, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  State Office Building, Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
DCCC: Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, John Avalos, David Campos, David Chiu, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Matt Dorsey, Bevan Dufty, Zoe Dunning, Kelly Dwyer, Bill Fazio, Tom Hsieh, Leslie Katz, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Midgen, Leah Pimentel, Alix Rosenthal, Arlo Hale Smith, Scott Wiener
Ex-Officio Members:  Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Kamala Harris, Mark Leno, Tom Ammiano, Phil Ting
Information:  sfdemocrats.org

Planning Association for the Richmond - Spring membership meeting
When:  April 16, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond Recreation Center, 251 18th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Planning Association for the Richmond - Spring membership meeting.  Catch up on ewe in the Richmond District.  Come and be a part of PAR's community conversation.
Informationsfpar.org

April 17, 2014 - Thursday

Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee
When:  April 17, 2014 - Thursday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  David Campos, Eric Mar, Norman Yee
Information: sfbos.org

Recreation and Park Commission
When:  April 17, 2014 - 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

Rules Committee
When:  April 17, 2014 - Thursday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Norman Yee, Katy Tang, David Campos
Information: sfbos.org

Jake Sigg Stewardship Center - Naming Ceremony
When:  April 17, 2014 - Thursday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  811 Stanyan Street, San Francisco (formerly known as the Park Aid Station)
What:  Jake Sigg Stewardship Center Naming Ceremony and Volunteer Appreciation Celebration.  Light refreshments, music, exhibits, planting activities and tours.
Informationsfrecpark.org

Tenants Together - Happy Hour
When:  April 17, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Showdown, 10 6th Street, San Francisco
What:  Tenants Together Renters' Rights Happy Hour.  Time to take a brake and recharge the movement!  Hang out with housing justice activist and advocates.
Information:    tenants together.org

April 18, 2014 - Friday


108th Anniversary of San Francisco's Great 1096 Earthquake and Fire
When:  April 18, 201 - Friday
5:00 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.
Where:  Lotta's Fountain, San Francisco

April 19, 2014 - Saturday

2nd Annual Family Bike Safety Fair
When:  April 19, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Marina Middle School, 3500 Fillmore Street, San  Francisco
What:  2nd Annual Family Bike Safety Fair.  Bike Fair for the whole family featuring a bike obstacle course and information booths on bike safety and opportunities to make San Francisco more bike friendly.  Event kicks off Bike and Roll to School Week 2014.  First 300 families receive free bike safety equipment for children.  Public encouraged to bring their bikes for the obstacle course and free, basic bike tune-ups.
Event Organizers:  Assemblymember Phil Ting, the Presidio Community YMCA's YBIKE Program, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition and SF Safet Routes to School
Information:  RSVP 415-557-2312

Eggstravaganza
When:  April 19, 2014 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
What:  Eggstravaganza, egg hunts, carnival rides, games, live entertainment, kids activities and a BBQ  competition between SF Rec and Park and SF Police and SF Fire.
$8. per person.
Informationsfrecpark.org

San Francisco League of Pissed-Off Voters - Endorsement Meeting
When:  April 19, 2014 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Thee Parkside, 1600 17th Street, (in the patio) San Francisco
What:  San Francisco League of Pissed-Off Voters Spring 2014 Endorsement Meeting
Discussing the different candidates and propositions for the June election.

Stevon Cook - Birthday Day Party - Fundraiser
When:  April 19, 2014 - Saturday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Rebel, 1760 Market Street, San francisco
What:  Stevon Cook - Birthday Party - Candidate for San Francisco School Board
Live music by Makra - Latin/Soul/Cumbia
DJ Dion Decibels -
Partial List of Endorsements:  Tom Ammiano, Jeff Adachi, Kim-Shree Maufas, Matt Haney, Rafael Mandelman, Louise Renee, San Francisco Young Democrats
Contribution:  $2.90, $29., $290.
Purchase Ticketseventbrite.com/e/sc4sb--the-come-up-lets-get-the-homie-elected-tickets-11127666149
Information:  stevoncook.com

April 20, 2014 - Sunday

Easter
  
AIDS Housing Alliance - Beer Bust
When:  April 20, 2014 - Sunday
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  SF Eagle, 398 12th Street, San Francisco
What: AIDS Housing Alliance - Beer Bust
Information: AHASF.org

April 22, 2014 - Tuesday

San Francisco Connected, Community Living Campaign - Swap Meet #2
When:   April 22, 2014 -  Tuesday
9:30 a.. to Noon
Where: First Unitarian Universalist Center, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  Got Skills?  Need skills?  Want to Barter?  Join the Second SF Connected Swap Meet.  While we may not have much money we have the time and talent to help bridge the digital divide if we share what we have:
Share your time and talent to help more San Franciscans Get Connected.
Resource tables about affordable computers, internet access, volunteer opportunities
Hands-on training on computers, Skype, email and accessible technology
Map of FREE SF Connected computer labs in your neighborhood.
Presentation by those ready and able to provide training and support.
Opportunities to share your ideas about how to bridge the digital divide.
A giant wall to Swap offers and requests for computer assistance
Refreshments provided.
Raffle with great prizes.
Call Community Living Campaign at 415-821-1003 or register online:  bit.ly/TechSwapMeet2
ASL will be provided.  For other translations and accommodations, please call 72 hours in advance.
Co-Sponsored by the Community Living Campaign and SF Connected.  As part of the San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services' SF Connected Program, the Community Living Campaign, Community Technology Network, Self-Help for the Elderly, Conard House, and Reliatech offer free computer training, specialty classes, and technical support throughout the city.  For more information and a calendar of classes to to sfconnected.org or call 415-395-3555.

Community Update on Sutter-CPMC - Promises for Healthcare, Jobs & More
When:  April 22, 2014 - Tuesday
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Kelly Cullen Community, 220 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What: Join San Franciscans for Healthcare, Housing, Jobs & Justice to learn updates on the community benefits won for the Tenderloin and SF communities, as well as construction updates and what is next to ensure CPMC follow through on their commitments.
Lunch will be provided
RSVP  Pilar Schiavo - pschiavo@calnurses.org

SPUR - SFMTA Urban Planning Initiatives
When:  April 22, 2014 - Tuesday
12:30
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  SPUR - SFMTA Urban Planning Initiatives - Make land use development a partner to urban transportation.  Meet the project team:
SFMTA: Peter Albert, Carli Paine, Erin Miller, Frank Markowitz 
Information: spur.org

San Francisco for Democracy - NSA Spying Panel/Adventures with ALEC
When:  April 22, 2014 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Northern Police Station, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  American citizens and foreigners alike are outraged at  the  extent of the NSA spying campaign revealed  by Edward Snowden and others.  Come out and hear about it from civil rights, government, and business points of view.
Speakers:  Confirmed-
Chris Conley - ACLU
Rainey Reitman of Electronic Freedom Foundation
Invited - a representative from Senator Feinstein's office and a speaker from Yahoo.com
American Legislative Exchange Council - hear what they have accomplished so far and their plans for the future - Speaker:  Sarah Swanbeck of Common Cause
Information:  meetup.com/dfa-123/events/176273922/

April 23, 2014 - Wednesday

San Francisco Public Defender's Justice Summit
When:  April 23, 2014 - Wednesday
9:00 a.m. Registration
9:30 Introductory remarks
9:45 - Keynote Speaker:  Gloria Killian, Executive Director of the Action Committee for Women in Prison
10:15 a.m. - Panel  1 - Beyond Woody Allen:  Can We Trust Our Memories?
Panelists:
Jim Hammer, attorney, legal analyst, former San Francisco prosecutor
Joey Piscitelli, North California Director for Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests
Dr. Melina Uncapher, neuroscientist and memory expert, MacArthur Scholar,  Stanford University
11:15 a.m. - Panel II - Children of Incarcerated Parents
Moderator:  Nicole Harris, reentry social worker, Children of Incarcerated Parents Program
Neil Bernstein, author, Alone in the World, Children of the Incarcerated
Kathy Boudin, director, Criminal Justice Initiative:  Supporting Children, Families and Communities, Columbia University School of Social Work
Chesa Boudin - author, attorney and children of incarcerated parents
Ameerah Tubby  youth advocate, Project WHAT!
Daisy Wagaman (Bram), family advocate
12:30 - Lunch provided
1:30 p.m. Panel III:  The Death of the Jury Trial
Moderator:  Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender
Panelists:  George Fisher, professor of law and faculty co-director, Criminal  Prosecution Clinic, Stanford University
Quentin Kopp, retired judge, former San Francisco supervisors and California State Senator
Brendon Woods, Alameda County Public Defender
Where:  Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, Lower Level, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Public Defender's Justice Summit 2014
Panels:
Beyond Woody Allen:  Can We Trust Our Memories?
Children of Incarcerated Parents
Death of the Jury Trial
Schedule:  See above
Information: sfpublicdefender.org

  17th Assembly District:  A Conversation with David Campos and David Chiu
When:  April 23, 2014 -  Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - Mingle
6:00 p.m  - Program
Where:  First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  Join SFWPC, Women Get It Done, Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific Action Fund for a conversation with David Campos and David Chiu, candidates for 17th Assembly District

April 24, 2014 - Thursday

San Francisco Labor Council - COPE Banquet
When:  April 23, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. - Cocktails
7:00 p.m. - Dinner
Where:  Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Labor Council  - COPE Banquet - benefiting Committee on Political Education Committee
Keynote Speaker:  Tefere Gebre - Executive Vice President - AFL-CIO
Honorees:
American Federation of Teachers Local 2121
City Attorney Dennis Herrera
Tickets:  $250.
Information: emily@sflaborcouncil.org


San Francisco African American History Project Open House
When:  April 24, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Bayview Library, 5075 3rd Street, San Francisco
What:  The African American History Project is a public outreach effort to document the history of African Americans in San  Francisco through story-telling, oral histories and personal photographs.  Planning Department is hosting an open house to update community on the progress of the context statement and to hear more of the personal stories and experience about the history of African Americans in San Francisco.
Join the Planning Department and Al Williams, president of the African American Historical and Cultural Society - be part of recognizing, celebrating and protecting African American contribution in San Francisco.
Information:  Gina Simi gina.simi@sfgov.org africanamericanhcs.sfplanning.org

Richmond District Democratic Club - June Election Endorsement Meeting
When:  April 24, 2014 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond District Police Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Richmond District Democratic Club - June Election Endorsement meeting.
Information: rddcsf.org

City Democratic Club - Supervisor Jane Kim, Endorsement meeting
When:  April 24, 2014 - Thursday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Chancellor Hotel, Clipper Room, 433 Powell Street, San Francisco
What:  City Democratic Club
Supervisor Jane Kim - District 6 - presentation and Q&A
City Democratic Club - Endorsement - June primary
Vote on City Democratic Club 2014 Executive Board.
Membership $35.
Information:  citydemocraticclub.blogspot.com

April 25, 2014 - Friday

Re-Election Launch Party for Supervisor Malia Cohen - District 10
When:  April 25, 2014 - Friday
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Drake Lounge, SOMA, 508 Fourth Street, San Francisco
What:  Re-Election Launch Party for Supervisor Malia Cohen - District 10
Hosts:  Steven Lee, Preston Turner, Richard Jue, LiJiang, Eric Chung, Darryl Honda, Shelly Bradford Bell, Tommie Moon, Fiona Ma, Paul Miyamoto, Henry Karnilowicz, Russ Gatewood, Wayne J. Lee, Henry Chu, Sulu Palega, Stan Teets, Terrance Alan
Entertainment by Preston of Pure Ecstasy.
Special honor presentation to David Chan, Interim Executive Director of Asian Pacific American Community Center (APACC)
RSVP Sierra Swan - sierra@50p1.com
Suggested Contribution:  $50, $100 $250., $500
Online contribution:  electmalia.org - click on contribute

48 Hills The Secrets of San Francisco - Tim Redmond
When:  April 25, 2014 - Friday
5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Where:  745 Chestnut Avenue, #301, San Francisco
What: Benefit for Tim Redmond's San Francisco Progressive Media Center.
SF Progressive Media Center seeks to provide a digital daily alternative news outlet that will forces on investigative reporting, breaking news, arts and culture and provide a progressive, independent alternative to the existing local media.
Patrons:  Tom Ammiano, Dick Grosboll, Eileen Hansen, Esther Marks, Monica Brennan, Larry Bush, Bernard Choden, Loretta Lynch, Stearns Consulting
Sponsors:  Art Agnos and Sherry Agnos, Phil Ting, Rafael Mandelman, Jean Amos, Dennis Antenore, Lorraine Honig, Paul Melbostad, Angelo Quaranta
Friends: Mitch Altman, Ray Berard, Jan Blum, Harry Britt, John Davids, Eileen Ecklund, Jon Golinger, Robert Herman, Robert Holgate, Kayren Hudiburgh, Gerry Hurtado, Judy Irving, Josefa A. James, Terry Richard Koch, Lori  Liederman, Joe Luttrell, Denise and Tom McCarthy, Mary Magee and Ed Kinchley, Evan Mogan, Jane Morrison, Jan and Howard Oringer, Aaron Peskin, Emily Roberson, Regina Sneed, Sheila Tully, Martin Vanderlaan, Mark Vermeulen
Hors d'Oeuvres, hosted Beverages
Donation:  $35., $100. $250, $500., $1,000. - every contribution will be matched by a angel
Information:  415-677-9440 ext 130 
Checks payable to:  San Francisco Progressive Media Center, 745 Chestnut Street, #301, San Francisco

April 26, 2014 - Saturday

7th Annual Dogfest 2014
When:  April 26, 2014 -  Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Duboce Park, San Francisco
What:  7th Annual Dogfest 2014.  Celebration of dogs and kids benefitting San Francisco public school McKinley Elementary.
Information:  sfdogfest.org

Fundraiser for David Campos for State Assembly
When:  April 26, 2014 - Saturday
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where:  Casa Davila-Torres, 8 Colonial Way, #7, San Francisco
What:  Brunch Fundraiser for David Campos for State Assembly District 17.
Co-Sponsors:  Jose Torres, Brigitte Davila and Mario Salgado
David Campos will be present to speak moire about why he is running for Assembly and answer any questions.
Suggested donation:  $50.
Information:  celebrations.com/rsvp/8r6e25xd7s37tp3yb

Emily Murase for School Board Re-Election Campaign Kick-Off
When:  April 26, 2014 - Saturday
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Rosa Parks Elementary School, Auditorium, 1501 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco
What: Emily Murase 2014 Re-election campaign for San Francisco Board of Education.
Live music, kids activities, sushi, sweets.
RSVP   emilymurase.com







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Monday, April 7, 2014

San Francisco April Political Events



                                                                         


 April 7,  2014 - Monday


Entertainment Commission Industry Summit  - 6th Annual Nightlife Industry Summit
When:   April  7, 2014 - Monday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What:  6th Annual Nightlife Industry Summit.  Make valuable contacts and work to keep nightlife a sustainable, profitable and vibrant industry.
Meet with ABC Director Timothy Gorsuch, SFPD Chief Greg SuhrSupervisor Scott Wiener and other elected officials about Nightlife and Development.  Network with other operators, servers, workers and performers in the $4.2 billion industry that keeps San Francisco on the cutting edge of nightlife.  Brainstorm solutions, create partnerships, and suggest improvements to enhance patron experience, safety and improve bottom lines.
Free No RSVP required.
Informationsfgov.org/site/entertainmet

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When:  April 7, 2014 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, Malia Cohen
Information: sfbos.org

San Francisco Youth Commission
When:  April 7, 2014 - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Nicholas Persky, Michelle Kong, Joshua Cardenas, DeAsia Landrum, Angela Van Stark, Jina Bae, Anna Bernick, Sophie Edelhart, Monica Flores, Ramon Gomez, Michael Li, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Luisa Sicairos, Denesia Webb, Eric Wu, Joyce Wu, Ariel Yu
Information: sfbos.org

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Membership meeting
When:  April 7, 2014 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Hear support and opposition for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Dog Plan:
Support:  Neal Desarl - National Parks Conservation Association
Oppose:  Sally Stephens of SF DOG
Also, - hear from the support for Natural Areas Plan and native plants presented by Amber Hasselbring of Nature in the City.  
Information:  alicebtoklas.org

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting - Bay To Breakers
When:  April  7, 2014 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting.
Bay to Breakers - Larry Kahn, Senior Vice President Wasserman Media Group:
What are plans for running the race?
How to use the Bay to Breakers Hotline 415-231-3130 that will be staffed all weekend.


 April 8, 2014 - Tuesday

San Francisco Giants Opening Day Action AT&T Ballpark
When:  April 8, 2014 - Tuesday
Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Outside Giants' AT&T Park as Centerplate concessions workers continue their fight for a fair contract.
Information: Unite Here!  Local 2 - unitehere2.org

Board of Supervisors
When:  April 8, 2014 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  David Chiu, John Avalos, London Breed, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information: sfbos.org

Alliance for a Better District 6 Community Meeting
When:  April 8, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Alexander Residence, 230 Eddy Street, Community Room San Francisco
What:  Alliance for a Better District 6 Community Meeting
Presentations:
San Francisco Department of Elections on June 3rd Consolidated Primary Election
Panel discussion with Superior Court Judges for Office No. 20:  Daniel Flores, Carol Kingsley, Kimberly Williams
Host:   Alexander Tenants Association, Inc., Alliance for a Better District 6, Central City Democrats, North of Market Business Association, Tenant Associations Coalition of San Francisco, Tip Top Market
Information:  sf_district6@yahoo.com

Irish American Democratic Club -  Endorsement Meeting
When:  April 8, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. Ballot distributed.
Where:  SFPD Northern Station, 1125 Fillmore, San Francisco
What:  Irish American Democratic Club  Endorsement Meeting.
Information:  Jim Wachob jimwachob@gmail.com

San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee
When:  April 8, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco  (doesn't say)
What:  San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee
Guests include representatives from the Mayor's Office, DPH, SFMTA, SFPD and the District Attorney's Office.
Will also be voting on a Resolution to raise the minimum automobile liability insurance, proposed bylaw changes, and the possible formation of a legislative analysis subcommittee.

San Francisco School Board
When:  April 8, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, First Floor, San Francisco
School Board:  Sandra Lee Fewer, Emily Murase, Matt Haney, Kim-Shree Maufas, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Rachel Norton, Jill Wynns
Information:  sfusd.edu

April 9, 2014 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos
Information:  sfbos.org

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos, London Breed, Scott Wiener
Information:  sfbos.org

Police Commission
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Thomas Mazzucco, Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Angela Chan, Suzy Loftus
Information: sanfranciscopolice.org

Town Hall for Pedestrian Safety - Supervisor John Avalos, Exelsior Action Group, San Francisco Muslim Community Center Local Organizing Committee  
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco Muslim Community Center, 4760 Mission Street @ Russia Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Town Hall  for Pedestrian Safety:  Supervisor John Avalos, Excelsior Action Group, San Francisco Muslim  Community Center Local Organizing Committee:
Responding to the recent cruising of pedestrian collisions in San Francisco, a coalition of neighborhood leaders has called for a Pedestrian Safety Town Hall.
Invited:  Supervisor John Avalos, Supervisor David Campos, Supervisor David Chiu, SFMTA Chief Ed Reiskin, Ingleside Police Captain Timothy Falvey
Information: Gwynn MacKellen gmackellen@eagsf.org

San Francisco Young Democrats - Membership Meeting
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Mr Smith's, 34 7th Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Young Democrats -  Hear from representatives of some of the local and state ballot measures on the June primary ballot, which will be voted on for endorsements at the May meeting.
Representatives from the United Here Local 2 will also be giving a presentation on the boycott of concessions and catering at AT&T park.
Information:   twitter.com/SFYD

Glen Park Association Quarterly Meeting
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. - Meet and Greet.
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Glen Canyon Park Recreation Center, 70 Elk Street, San Francisco
What:  Glen Park Association Quarterly Meeting.  Program includes:
Updates from Supervisor Scott Wiener and SFPD Ingleside Captain  Chris Falvey.
SF PUC presentation on water and sewer infrastructure plans and user rates.  The PUC will also present its plan to install new lighting in Glen Park.
Update from Diamond Heights Comm. Assoc. rep Paul Matalucci on upgrade to Diamond Heights Blvd median.
Update from DR&P on Glen Canyon Recreation Center building renovation plans.


Community Housing Partnership - A Night with the Stars 2014
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
6:45 p.m. General Admission
7:15 p.m. Performance Begins
Where:  SFJazz Center, 201 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  A Night with the Stars 2014. Performance which benefits Community Housing Partnership.  Highlights six very talented Community Housing Partnership clients.  Thee talented individuals are paired with local artists who mentor them during preparation leading up to the performance.
Tickets: $60. General Admission app.etapestry.com

Upper Noe Neighbors - 
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Upper Noe Recreation Center Auditorium, 295 Day Street, San Francisco
What:  Upper Noe Neighbors Meeting Proposed changes to San Jose Avenue and new efforts by San Francisco Beautiful to place utility wires underground.  
Information:  president@upperneighbors.com


April 10, 2014 - Thursday

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  April 10, 2014 - Thursday
9:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, Katy Tang, David Chiu
Information: sfbos.org

Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee
When:  April 10, 2014 - Thursday
3:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  David Campos, Eric Mar, Norman Yee
Information:  sfbos.org

San Francisco Housing Authority
When:  April 10, 2014 - Thursday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Authority:  Joaquin Torres, Jaci Fong, Phil Arnold, Leroy Lindo, Patricia Thomas, Ted Yamasaki
Information: sfha.org

From Prop M to the Housing Balance:  Three Decades of Activism Against Displacement
When:  April 10, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
WhatFrom Prop M to the Housing Balance:  Three Decades of Activism Against Displacement -  UrbanIDEA Forum with:
Angelica Cabande
Brad Paul
Dawn Phillips
Calvin Welch
John Elberling
Supervisor Jane Kim
Moderated by Mario Yedidia
Free
RSVP:  brownpapertickets.com/event/617109 (seating is limited)

San Francisco for Democracy PAC Meeting
When: April 10, 2014 -  Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission District  Police  Station  630 Valencia, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco for Democracy PAC meeting.  All SF4D members in good standing may vote.
Information:  communications@sf4democracy.com

Sacramento Realness:  A Fundraiser and Drag Party for David Campos
When:  April 10, 2014 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Sacramento Realness:  A Fundraiser and Drag Party for David Campos for Assembly. 
Hosts:  Heklina (Trannyshack) and Tom Temprano (Hard French).
Featuring performances by: Roxy-Cotten, Candy, Raya Light, U-Phoria, Vivvyanne ForeverMORE, Sugah Betes, Persia, Jenna Talia, Jem Jehova, Pippi Lovestocking, Mutha Chucka and more!
DJs Brown Amy and Carnita (Hard French)
Special thanks to Sponsor Rafael Mandelman
Donation: davidcampossf.com/assembly
Suggested Donation at the door:  $5. to $10.
Information: davidcampossf.com

April 11, 2014 - Friday

Walk to Work Day with Supervisor Eric Mar
When:  April 11, 2014 - Friday
7:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Where:  The Velo Rouge Cafe, 798 Arguello Blvd, San Francisco
What:  Walk to Work Day with Supervisor Eric Mar.  Day celebrates using our feet to improve our health and the City's congestion.  Walk from Velo Rouge Cafe to City Hall.   10:00 a.m.  gather at a rally at the steps of City Hall .
Information:  Eric.L.Mar@sfgov.org

San Francisco Democratic Party - Breakfast with Congresswoman Jackie Speier
When:  April 11, 2014 - Friday
8:00 a.m.
Where:  Intercontinental Hotel , 888 Howard Street, San Francisco
What:   Breakfast with Congresswoman Jackie Speier.
Mayor Ed Lee and Hon. Willie L. Brown Jr. and the San Francisco Democratic Party invite you to Breakfast with Jackie Speier. All proceeds to support the San Francisco Democratic Party
Donation:  $250. upward.
RSVP:  rsvp@sgrconsultants.com
Information:  Stefanie Roumeliotes - stefanie@sgrconsultants.com

April 12, 2014 - Saturday

Our Schools, Our Voices - Mapping the Way to Success
When:  April 12, 2014 - Saturday
9:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  Aptos Middle School, 105 Aptos Avenue, San  Francisco
What:  Our School, Our Voices, Mapping the Way to Success
Share your ideas and help shape San Francisco's Local Control Accountability Plan
Opening remarks from Superintendent Richard Carranza.
Find out how new state funding for public schools will support our students to succeed.
Lean about SFUSD's goals, priorities and new accountability measures.
Share your suggestions to shape our Local Control Accountability   Plan.
Hear a retrospective of our work and what to expect next fiscal year.
Meet your new PPS-SF board members.
Refreshments will be served.
RSVP:   eventbrite
RSVP: Phone:  415-861-7077

Cesar Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival - 2014
When:  April 12, 2014 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. - Parade - Dolores Park, 19th Street to 24th Street, San Francisco
Noon to 5:00 p.m. - 24th Street Fair - (Treat-Bryant)
What:  Cesar Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival 2014.  "Educate , Inspire and Empower" - Cesar E. Chavez
Music/dance, entertainment, arts and crafts, classic car show

Single Payer Now Potluck
When:  April 12, 2014 - Saturday
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where:  St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco, 1111 Gough Street @ Geary, San  Francisco
What:  Single Payer Now Potluck.  Thanking our Volunteers.  Featuring Presentation by:
Andy Coates - National President of Physicians for a National Healthcare Program
Ben Day - National  Organizing  Director for Healthcare Now
Ian Lewis - Research Director of UNITEHERE Local 2 speaking on boycotting of AT&T Park concessions in order to support workers contract dispute for healthcare and wages
Judy Beck - Member of SEIU 1021 Single Payer Committee
Barry Hermanson - Green Party Candidate in support of HR 676.
On the 2014 Campaign for HR 676 Healthcare Minus the Insurance Industry
Bring potluck dishes by 2:30.
Sponsored by Single Payer Now.
Information: dbechler@value.net

April 13, 2014 - Sunday

Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin!
When:  April 13, 2014 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Includes Fulton Street between Hyde and Larkin, Larkin to Ellis, Ellis to Jones Street, Jones to Golden Gate Avenue, and Golden Gate Avenue to Larkin Street
What:  Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin
Information:  sundaystreetssf.com

Alliance for a Better District 6 Potluck in the Park
When:  April 13, 2014 - Sunday
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Patricia Greens Park in Hayes Valley (Corner of Hayes and Octavia)
What:  Alliance for a Better District 6 Potluck in the Park.
Bring your favorite dish to share with others, there will be no grill to prepared food and food brought must be read to served.
Members and friends are welcome to the event.
 Please email Dean Clark at clark_dean@sbcglobal.net with the dish you will be bringing to the gathering.

April 14, 2014 - Monday

SFWPC's April Happy Hour
When:  April 14, 2014 - Monday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Blush! Wine Bar, 476 Castro Street, San Francisco
What:  SFWPC's April Happy Hour.  Chat about the latest SHEnanigans, the anti-trafficking day of action, future events.
Information:  sfwpc.org

Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association - Candidates Forum
When:  April 14, 2014 - Monday
7:00 p.m. - Meet the Neighbors
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. -
Where:  CPMC/Davies Hospital, Gazebo Room (Plaza Level between North and South Towers), Castro Street and Duboce Ave., San Francisco
What:  Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association - Candidates Forum
Supervisor David Campos and Supervisor David Chiu will discuss why they each believe they are the right candidates for the office of Assembly.
PUC presentation on water rate increase
SFTMA to present data regarding the mid-block bulbous approved five years ago.  Will it effectively calm traffic on Noe Street
Information:  dtna.org

April 15, 2014 - Tuesday

San Francisco Gray Panthers - Alternatives to Incarceration
When:  April 15, 2014 - Tuesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  Fireside Room, Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin, San Francisco
Information: graypantherssf.org

April 16, 2014 - Wednesday

Tenderloin Futures Collaborative Community Meeting
When:  April  16, 2014 -  Wednesday
Noon
Where:  Tenderloin Police Station, Community Room, 301 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  Tenderloin Futures Collaborative Community Meeting.
Presentation on issues of interest to neighborhood:
EpicenterSF Calendar
Civic Center CBD current projects
950 Market Street Center update
Franciscan Towers, 217 Eddy and Taylor and Eddy Parking Lot, San Francisco
Information: 415-820-1412

Making Your Own Decisions:  Reproductive Health in 2014
When:  April 16, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.  Doors Open
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Program
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - Reception.
Where:  UC Hastings, Alumni Reception Center 200 McAllister Street, San Francisco
What:  NARAL Pro-Choice California's Forum for Choice presents open discussion about the current legal and medical environment of reproductive health and the future of reproductive rights movement:
Featuring:
Professor Margalynne Armstrong - Associate Professor of Law, Santa Clara University
Andrea Jackson - Assistant Professor, UCSF, Medical Director, SFGH Women's Clinic
Becky Roosevelt - Program Officer, Reproductive Health and Rights, Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
Co-hosted by UC Hasting Law Students for Reproductive Justice and UCSF/UC Hasting Consortiium on Law, Science and Health Policy
Free
RSVP Required:  Alex Doll Adoll@ProChoiceAmerica.com

San Francisco Democratic Party - Monthly Meeting
When:  April 16, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  State Office Building, Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
Information:  sfdemocrats.org

Planning Association for the Richmond - Spring membership meeting
When:  April 16, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond Recreation Center, 251 18th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Planning Association for the Richmond - Spring membership meeting.  Catch up on ewe in the Richmond District.  Come and be a part of PAR's community conversation.
Information: sfpar.org

April 17, 2014 - Thursday

Jake Sigg Stewardship Center - Naming Ceremony
When:  April 17, 2014 - Thursday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  811 Stanyan Street, San Francisco (formerly known as the Park Aid Station)
What:  Jake Sigg Stewardship Center Naming Ceremony and Volunteer Appreciation Celebration.  Light refreshments, music, exhibits, planting activities and tours.
Information: sfrecpark.org

April 19 2014 - Saturday

2nd Annual Family Bike Safety Fair
When:  April 19, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Marina Middle School, 3500 Fillmore Street, San francisco
What:  2nd Annual Family Bike Safety Fair.  Bike Fair for the whole family featuring a bike obstacle course and information booths on bike safety and opportunities to make San Francisco more bike friendly.  Event kicks off Bike and Roll to School Week 2014.  First 300 families receive free bike safety equipment for children.  Public encouraged to bring their bikes for the obstacle course and free, basic bike tune-ups.
Event Organizers:  Assemblymember Phil Ting, the Presidio Community YMCA's YBIKE Program, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition and SF Safet Routes to School
Information:  RSVP 415-557-2312

Eggstravaganza
When:  April 19, 2014 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
What:  Eggstravaganza, egg hunts, carnival rides, games, live entertainment, kids activities and a BBQ  competition between SF Rec and Park and SF Police and SF Fire.
$8. per person.
Information: sfrecpark.org

Stevon Cook - Birthday Day Party - Fundraiser
When:  April 19, 2014 - Saturday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Rebel, 1760 Market Street, San francisco
What:  Stevon Cook - Birthday Party - Candidate for San Francisco School Board
Live music by Makra - Latin/Soul/Cumbia
DJ Dion Decibels -
Partial List of Endorsements:  Tom Ammiano, Jeff Adachi, Kim-Shree Maufas, Matt Haney, Rafael Mandelman, Louise Renee, San Francisco Young Democrats
Contribution:  $2.90, $29., $290.
Purchase Tickets: eventbrite.com/e/sc4sb--the-come-up-lets-get-the-homie-elected-tickets-11127666149
Information:  stevoncook.com

April 20, 2014 - Sunday

Easter

April 22, 2014 - Tuesday 

San Francisco Connected, Community Living Campaign - Swap Meet #2
When:  April 22, 2014 -  Tuesday
9:30 a.. to Noon
Where: First Unitarian Universalist Center, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  Got Skills?  Need skills?  Want to Barter?  Join the Second SF Connected Swap Meet.  While we may not have much money we have the time and talent to help bridge the digital divide if we share what we have:
Share your time and talent to help more San Franciscans Get Connected.
Resource tables about affordable computers, internet access, volunteer opportunities
Hands-on training on computers, Skype, email and accessible technology
Map of FREE SF Connected computer labs in your neighborhood.
Presentation by those ready and able to provide training and support.
Opportunities to share your ideas about how to bridge the digital divide.
A giant wall to Swap offers and requests for computer assistance
Refreshments provided.
Raffle with great prizes.
Call Community Living Campaign at 415-821-1003 or register online:  bit.ly/TechSwapMeet2
ASL will be provided.  For other translations and accommodations, please call 72 hours in advance.
Co-Sponsored by the Community Living Campaign and SF Connected.  As part of the San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services' SF Connected Program, the Community Living Campaign, Community Technology Network, Self-Help for the Elderly, Conard House, and Reliatech offer free computer training, specialty classes, and technical support throughout the city.  For more information and a calendar of classes to to sfconnected.org or call 415-395-3555.


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Monday, March 31, 2014

San Francisco Political Events

                                                                     


March 31, 2014 - Monday

Cesar Chavez Day

2014 Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Breakfast
When: March 31, 2014 - Monday
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Where: Mission Language and Vocational School, Latino Culinary Academy, 2929 19th Street, San Francisco
What:  2014 Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Breakfast.  Commemorate and Celebrate the Life and Work of Labor and Civil Rights leader Cesar E. Chavez.
Special Guest Speaker: Juanita Chavez
2014 Cesar E. Chavez Legacy Awards.
Proceeds benefit the Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival
Tickets: $60. Individual
Make checks payable to "Cesar Chavez Holiday Breakfast".  Mail to Cesar E. Chavez Breakfast, 2929 19th Street, San  Francisco, Ca. 94103.  Tickets will be held at the door.

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When: March 21, 2014 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors: Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, Malia Cohen
Information:  sfbos.org

April 1, 2014 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When: April 1, 2014 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco
Supervisors:  David Chiu, John Avalos, London Breed, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information: sfbos.org

Block the Google Bus Giveaway
When:  April 1, 2014 - Tuesday
3:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco
What: Appeal of  SFMTA Commission pilot project for the tech shuttle buses, aka the google bus, would allow them to continue operating if they pay a fee of $1. per muni stop.    Support  the appeal and tell the City to hold tech accountable for the actual impact they have on our communities and neighborhood.

Entertainment Commission
When: April 1, 2014 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Bryant Tan, Glendon Hyde, Audrey Joseph, Al Perez, Barbara Campagnoli, Naomi Akers, Steven Lee
Information: sfbos.org


Potrero Hill Democratic Club -  Secretary of State Candidate Forum, other candidates and ballot measures.
When:  April 1, 2014 -  Tuesday
            7:00 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco
What:  Potrero Hill Democratic Club
Secretary of State Candidate Forum: Derek Cressman, Alex Padilla.  
Will be  moderated by PHDC's J.R. Eppler.  Audience members will be able to  submit written questions during the forum.
Candidates for two other statewide offices are schedule to appear:
Running for Controller - John Perez (or rep) and Betty Yee will discuss their campaigns and answer your questions
San Francisco Superior Court Judge Judge candidates:  Daniel Flores, Carol Kingsley, Kimberly Williams
Three propositions will be covered, with speakers in support and opposition:
SF Proposition A - Earthquake Safety and Emergency Response Bond
CA Proposition 41 - Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act of 2014.
Michael Blecker, Executive Director of Swords to Ploughshares will speak  in favor, a PHDC board member will present arguments against.
CA Proposition 42 - Public Records.  Open Meetings.  State Reimbursement to Local Agencies.  PHDC board member  will present arguments for and against.
Potrero Hill Democratic Club has already endorsed Yes on B, a tie vote for Assembly Race between David Campos and David Chiu. 
Informationphddemclub.org

April 2, 2014 - Wednesday

Historic Preservation Commission
When: April 2, 2014 - Wednesday
12:30
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Karl Hasz, Andrew Wolfram, Aaron Hyland, Ellen Johnck, Richard Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman
Information:  sf-planning.org

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  April 2, 2014 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos, London Breed, Scott Wiener
Information: sfbos.org

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force City and County of San Francisco
When:  April 2, 2014 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San  Francisco
Task Force:  Richard Knee, Kitt Grant, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, David Sims, Todd David, Chris Hyland, Louise Fischer, Bruce Oka, Angela Calvillo
Information: sfbos.org

Police Commission
When:  April 2, 2014 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Thomas Mazzucco, Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Angela Chan, Suzy Loftus
Information: sanfranciscopolice.org

FDR Democratic Club - Monthly Meeting
When:  April 2, 2014 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Northern Police Station - Community Room, 1125 Fillmore, San Francisco
Information: fdrdemclub.com


David Chiu's Roller Disco Birthday
When:  April 2, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Church of 8 Wheels, 554 Fillmore St, San Francisco
What:  David Chiu's Roller Disco Birthday.  Help celebrate David Chiu's birthday by honoring the decade of his birth :  the 1970's.  Dance and skate the night away to classic disco hits.
Vintage 70's threads encouraged - the more polyester, the better.
Admission to the Church of 8 Wheels Roller Disco is $10. for adults and $5. for kids 12 and under.  Skate rental is an additional $5.
Information:  Candidate for Assembly in the 17th  votedavidchiu.com

San Francisco Young Democrats Support Stevon and Trevor
When:  April 2, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Infusion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Join San Francisco Young Democrats in supporting Stevon Cook and Trevor McNeil in their campaigns for the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education.  As members of the San Francisco Young Democrats, they have both long been invested in advancing the needs of young people in our City.  SFYD is proud to endorse these advocates for local students and support their efforts to continue their work in elected office.
We will be celebrating with Stevon and Trevor over drinks at Infusion Lounge.
Purchase a Ticket:
In order to purchase a ticket to the event in advance, please make a $25. contribution to either Stevon or Trevor's campaign  or ( split your contribution between the two) at the fundraising page of the candidate your choice:
Stevonstevoncook.nationbuilder.com/donate
Trevor: democracy.com/trevormcneil/donate.aspx#form
Your donation email receipt shown at the door will be considered your ticket for entry.
Cash, check, and credit cards will also be accepted at the door to purchase a ticket the day of the event.
Information:  sfyd.org

April 3, 2014 - Thursday

Planning Commission
When:  April 3, 2014 - Thursday
Noon
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Cindy Wu, Rodney Fong, Michael Antonini, Gwyneth Borden, Rich Hillias, Kathrin Moore, Hisashi Sugaya
Information: sf-planning.org

Rules Committee
When: April 3, 2014 - Thursday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Norman Yee, Katy Tang, David Campos
Information: sfbos.org

Swearing-In of the Willie B. Kennedy executive board by former Mayor Willie Brown, Jr.
When:  April 3, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  State of California Building, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, (Golden Gate and Polk Street) San Francisco
What:  Willie B. Kennedy Democratic Club General membership meeting.  Swearing in of Executive Board by Former Mayor Willie Brown. Jr.  Light refreshment will be provided.
Information:  williebkennedydemocraticclub@gmail.com

Cathedral Hill Neighbors Association and Seniors on Cathedral Hill - Future of Our Neighborhood
When:  April 3, 2014 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  St. Mary's Cathedral, Conference Level, 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Cathedral Hill Neighbors Association and Seniors on  Cathedral  Hill for a discussion about the future of our neighborhood.  Soon to be a home to a new 300-bed hospital and the potential location of four new large-scale housing developments as well as the Geary Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project, Cathedral Hill is facing changes that impact air quality, access to open space, light and shadow, parking, pedestrian safety, traffic and transit.
Hear from decision makers on these plans for our future:
Supervisor London Breed
Planning Director John Rahaim (invited)
SF Municipal Transit Authority (SFMTA)
Information: soscathedralhill.com

April 5, 2014 - Saturday 

Re-Elect D6 Supervisor Jane Kim Kick-Off and Community Celebration!
When:  April 5, 2014 - Saturday
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Supervisor Jane Kim in celebrating the diversity of the District 6 community and launching another four years of service and change-making!
Featuring:  
Hard Knock Radio's DJ Weyland Southton, Treasure Island's Victory Forever choir, Sisters Rize! vocalist Latonya Jones, Tenderloin Screaming Queens diva extraordinaire, Felicia Elizondo and more
Food by D6 small businesses:  Turtle Tower, Moya, Ted's Market and Delicatessen, Mama Tess's New Filipina's Restaurant, The Cake Gallery and more!
Host Committee members:  Sandra Lee Fewer, Hydra Mendoza, Eric McDonnell, Glendon Anna Conda-Hyde, Danny Yadegar, Mai Hart Nguyen, Helen Han, Davi Lang, Katherine Sofos Looper, Jerry Che, Sunny Angulo, April Veneracion Ang, Ivy Lee, MJ Kim, Katy Liddell, Lorenzo Listana, Patricia Zamora, Steven Lee, Allan Low, Patrick Valentino, Bruce Agid
Information: #weHeartD6, #SupeJaneKim

Soiree 2014 - SF LGBT Center Annual Soiree
When:   April 5, 2014 - Saturday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. VIP Reception
Party Admission 8:00 p.m. to Midnight
Where:  City View at Metreon, 135 4th Street, San Francisco
What:  Soiree 2014 - SF LGBT Center Annual Soiree.  Hosted Bar, Gourmet Morsels, Silent Auction, Music, Dancing and Live Entertainment.
Host Committee:  Beth Burkhart and Eugenie FitzGerald, John Burton, Douglas Drummond and John Tuttle, Elizabeth Edwards and Cindy Solomon, Rob Evans and Terry Michaeau, Jennifer Fung and Kelda Mae Tabaranza, Shane Glacken, Roxanne Hanson and Maria Martinez, Aubrey Hone and Amanda Keton, Gilad Horev and Vanessa Hope Schneider, Steven Huang and Dan Risman Jones, Marla Jurosek, Therese Lee, Rafael Mandelman, Bob Michitarian, Susan Mooney and Rebecca Rolfe, Trevor Nguyen and Alex Randolph, Douglas Pinter, Mariko Pitts, David Rak, Andrea Shorter, Sheldon Sloan and Frank Woo, Kathryn Snyder, A. Sparks, Paul B. Tan, David Tsai
Tickets:  sflgbtcenter.eventbrite.com  eventbrite.com/e/the-center-annual-soiree-tickets-10049272645?aff=FB

 April 7,  2014 - Monday

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting - Bay To Breakers
When:  April  7, 2014 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting.
Bay to Breakers - Larry Kahn, Senior Vice President Wasserman Media Group:
What are plans for running the race?
How to use the Bay to Breakers Hotline 415-231-3130 that will be staffed all weekend.


Entertainment Commission Industry Summit  - 6th Annual Nightlife Industry Summit
When:   April  7, 2014 - Monday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What:  6th Annual Nightlife Industry Summit.  Make valuable contacts and work to keep nightlife a sustainable, profitable and vibrant industry.
Meet with ABC Director Timothy Gorsuch, SFPD Chief Greg SuhrSupervisor Scott Wiener and other elected officials about Nightlife and Development.  Network with other operators, servers, workers and performers in the $4.2 billion industry that keeps San Francisco on the cutting edge of nightlife.  Brainstorm solutions, create partnerships, and suggest improvements to enhance patron experience, safety and improve bottom lines.
Free No RSVP required.
Informationsfgov.org/site/entertainmet

 April 8, 2014 - Tuesday

Alliance for a Better District 6 Community Meeting
When:  April 8, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Alexander Residence, 230 Eddy Street, Community Room San Francisco
What:  Alliance for a Better District 6 Community Meeting
Presentations:
San Francisco Department of Elections on June 3rd Consolidated Primary Election
Panel discussion with Superior Court Judges for Office No. 20
Host:  Alliance for a Better District 6 Board of Directors.
Information:  sf_district6@yahoo.com

Irish American Democratic Club - General Membership Meeting
When:  April 8, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  SFPD Northern Station, 1125 Fillmore, San Francisco
What:  Irish American Democratic Club General Membership Meeting.
Information:  Jim Wachob jimwachob@gmail.com

San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee
When:  April 8, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco  (doesn't say)
What:  San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee
Guests include representatives from the Mayor's Office, DPH, SFMTA, SFPD and the District Attorney's Office.
Will also be voting on a Resolution to raise the minimum automobile liability insurance, proposed bylaw changes, and the possible formation of a legislative analysis subcommittee.

April 9, 2014 - Wednesday

Town Hall for Pedestrian Safety - Supervisor John Avalos, Exelsior Action Group, San Francisco Muslim Community Center Local Organizing Committee  
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco Muslim Community Center, 4760 Mission Street @ Russia Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Town Hall  for Pedestrian Safety:  Supervisor John Avalos, Excelsior Action Group, San Francisco Muslim  Community Center Local Organizing Committee:
Responding to the recent cruising of pedestrian collisions in San Francisco, a coalition of neighborhood leaders has called for a Pedestrian Safety Town Hall.
Invited:  Supervisor John Avalos, Supervisor David Campos, Supervisor David Chiu, SFMTA Chief Ed Reiskin, Ingleside Police Captain Timothy Falvey
Information: Gwynn MacKellen gmackellen@eagsf.org

Glen Park Association Quarterly Meeting
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. - Meet and Greet.
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Glen Canyon Park Recreation Center, 70 Elk Street, San Francisco
What:  Glen Park Association Quarterly Meeting.  Program includes:
Updates from Supervisor Scott Wiener and SFPD Ingleside Captain  Chris Falvey.
SF PUC presentation on water and sewer infrastructure plans and user rates.  The PUC will also present its plan to install new lighting in Glen Park.
Update from Diamond Heights Comm. Assoc. rep Paul Matalucci on upgrade to Diamond Heights Blvd median.
Update from DR&P on Glen Canyon Recreation Center building renovation plans.

Upper Noe Neighbors - 
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Upper Noe Recreation Center Auditorium, 295 Day Street, San Francisco
What:  Upper Noe Neighbors Meeting - Proposed changes to San Jose Avenue and new efforts by San Francisco Beautiful to place utility wires underground.  
Information:  president@upperneighbors.com

Community Housing Partnership - A Night with the Stars 2014
When:  April 9, 2014 - Wednesday
6:45 p.m. General Admission
7:15 p.m. Performance Begins
Where:  SFJazz Center, 201 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  A Night with the Stars 2014. Performance which benefits Community Housing Partnership.  Highlights six very talented Community Housing Partnership clients.  Thee talented individuals are paired with local artists who mentor them during preparation leading up to the performance.
Tickets: $60. General Admission app.etapestry.com

April 10, 2014 - Thursday

San Francisco for Democracy PAC Meeting
When: April 10, 2014 -  Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission District  Police  Station  630 Valencia, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco for Democracy PAC meeting.  All SF4D members in good standing may vote.
Information:  communications@sf4democracy.com

Sacramento Realness:  A Fundraiser and Drag Party for David Campos
When:  April 10, 2014 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Sacramento Realness:  A Fundraiser and Drag Party for David Campos for Assembly.
Hosts:  Heklina (Trannyshack) and Tom Temprano (Hard French).
Featuring performances by: Roxy-Cotten, Candy, Raya Light, U-Phoria, Vivvyanne ForeverMORE, Sugah Betes, Persia, Jenna Talia, Jem Jehova, Pippi Lovestocking, Mutha Chucka and more!
DJs Brown Amy and Carnita (Hard French)
Special thanks to Sponsor Rafael Mandelman
Donation: davidcampossf.com/assembly
Suggested Donation at the door:  $5. to $10.
Information: davidcampossf.com

April 11, 2014 - Friday

Walk to Work Day with Supervisor Eric Mar
When:  April 11, 2014 - Friday
7:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Where:  The Velo Rouge Cafe, 798 Arguello Blvd, San Francisco
What:  Walk to Work Day with Supervisor Eric Mar.  Day celebrates using our feet to improve our health and the City's congestion.  Walk from Velo Rouge Cafe to City Hall.   10:00 a.m.  gather at a rally at the steps of City Hall .
Information:  Eric.L.Mar@sfgov.org

San Francisco Democratic Party - Breakfast with Congresswoman Jackie Speier
When:  April 11, 2014 - Friday
8:00 a.m.
Where:  Intercontinental Hotel , 888 Howard Street, San Francisco
What:   Breakfast with Congresswoman Jackie Speier.
Mayor Ed Lee and Hon. Willie L. Brown Jr. and the San Francisco Democratic Party invite you to Breakfast with Jackie Speier. All proceeds to support the San Francisco Democratic Party
Donation:  $250. upward.
RSVP:  rsvp@sgrconsultants.com
Information:  Stefanie Roumeliotes - stefanie@sgrconsultants.com

April 12, 2014 - Saturday

Our Schools, Our Voices - Mapping the Way to Success
When:  April 12, 2014 - Saturday
9:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  Aptos Middle School, 105 Aptos Avenue, San  Francisco
What:  Our School, Our Voices, Mapping the Way to Success
Share your ideas and help shape San Francisco's Local Control Accountability Plan
Opening remarks from Superintendent Richard Carranza.
Find out how new state funding for public schools will support our students to succeed.
Lean about SFUSD's goals, priorities and new accountability measures.
Share your suggestions to shape our Local Control Accountability   Plan.
Hear a retrospective of our work and what to expect next fiscal year.
Meet your new PPS-SF board members.
Refreshments will be served.
RSVP:   eventbrite
RSVP: Phone:  415-861-7077

Cesar Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival - 2014
When:  April 12, 2014 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. - Parade - Dolores Park, 19th Street to 24th Street, San Francisco
Noon to 5:00 p.m. - 24th Street Fair - (Treat-Bryant)
What:  Cesar Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival 2014.  "Educate , Inspire and Empower" - Cesar E. Chavez
Music/dance, entertainment, arts and crafts, classic car show

Single Payer Now Potluck
When:  April 12, 2014 - Saturday
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where:  St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco, 1111 Gough Street @ Geary, San  Francisco
What:  Single Payer Now Potluck.  Thanking our Volunteers.  Featuring Presentation by:
Andy Coates - National President of Physicians for a National Healthcare Program
Ben Day - National  Organizing  Director for Healthcare Now
Ian Lewis - Research Director of UNITEHERE Local 2 speaking on boycotting of AT&T Park concessions in order to support workers contract dispute for healthcare and wages
Judy Beck - Member of SEIU 1021 Single Payer Committee
Barry Hermanson - Green Party Candidate in support of HR 676.
On the 2014 Campaign for HR 676 Healthcare Minus the Insurance Industry
Bring potluck dishes by 2:30.
Sponsored by Single Payer Now.
Information: dbechler@value.net

April 13, 2014 - Sunday

Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin!
When:  April 13, 2014 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Includes Fulton Street between Hyde and Larkin, Larkin to Ellis, Ellis to Jones Street, Jones to Golden Gate Avenue, and Golden Gate Avenue to Larkin Street
What:  Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin
Information:  sundaystreetssf.com

Alliance for a Better District 6 Potluck in the Park
When:  April 13, 2014 - Sunday
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Patricia Greens Park in Hayes Valley (Corner of Hayes and Octavia)
What:  Alliance for a Better District 6 Potluck in the Park.
Bring your favorite dish to share with others, there will be no grill to prepared food and food brought must be read to served.
Members and friends are welcome to the event.
 Please email Dean Clark at clark_dean@sbcglobal.net with the dish you will be bringing to the gathering.


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Monday, March 24, 2014

San Francisco Political Events - March/April 2014



                                                     
 Queen Wilhelmina Garden - Golden Gate Park


                                                                       

                                                                             


March 24, 2014 - Monday

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When:  March 24, 2014 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco 
Supervisors: Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, Malia Cohen
Information: sfbos.org

Ethics Commission
When: March 24, 2014 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Beverly Hayon, Benedict Y. Hur, Peter Keane, Paul Renne
Information: sfethics.org

Community Town Hall on the Soda Tax
When: March 24, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: St Mary's Medical Center and San Francisco Medical Society, Morrissey Hall, 2250 Hayes Street, San Francisco
What:  Community Town Hall on the Soda Tax.  Our Community health matters.  Special guests San Francisco Supervisors Eric Mar and Scott Wiener with Dr. Lawrence Cheung, President of the San Francisco Medical Society, Christina Goette, Public Health Professional and Parent.


Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When: March 24, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California Street, San Francisco
What: Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club June Election Endorsement meeting.  Hear from candidates and ballot measures.
Information: wallenbergdems.com

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Membership PAC Vote
When: March 24, 2014 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street.
Information: alicebtoklas.org

March 25, 2014 - Tuesday

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When: March 25, 2014 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: David Chiu, John Avalos, London Breed, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information: sfbos.org

Port Commission
When: March 25, 2014 - Tuesday
3:15 p.m.
Where: Port Commission Hearing Room, Second Floor, Ferry Building, San Francisco
Commissioners: Leslie Katz, Willie Adams, Kimberly Brandon, Mel Murphy, Doreen Woo Ho
Information: sf-port.org

United Nation's Plaza Stakeholders Meeting
When: March 25, 2014 - Tuesday
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where:  U.C. Hastings, 198 McAllister Street, Louis Mayer Lounge, San Francisco
What:  United Nations (UN) Plaza: A  Place for All.  Stakeholder meeting and workshop to discuss upcoming safety and programming initiatives on the Plaza.  Initiative of UC Hastings College of the Law, Tenderloin Economic Development Project, San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development, SF Beautiful, MJM Management Group and Neighborhood. 
The North of Market/Tenderloin Community Benefit District exists to facilitate the transformation of the Tenderloin into a cleaner, safer, more vibrant neighborhood.
Questions:  NOMTL CBC info-@nom-ticb.org

San Francisco School Board
When: March 25, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, First Floor, San Francisco
Board of Education:  Sandra Lee Fewer, Emily Murase, Matt Haney, Kim-Shree Maufas, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Rachel Norton, Jill Wynns
Information:  sfusd.edu


March 26, 2014 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When: March 26, 2014 - Wednesday
11:30 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos
Information: sfbos.org

Budget and Finance Committee 
When:  March 26, 2014 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos, London Breed, Scott Wiener
Information: sfbos.org

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
When: March 26, 2014 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Task Force:  Richard Knee, Kitt Grant, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, David Sims, Todd David, Chris Hyland, Louise Fischer, Bruce Oka, Angela Calvillo
Information: sfbos.org

Commission on the Status of Women
When: March 26, 2014 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Andrea Shorter, Amy Ackerman, Alicia Gamez, Mary Jung, Julie Soo
Information: sfgov3.org

Polk Streetscape Design
When:  March 26, 2014 - Wednesday
5:30 P.M. To 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Tenderloin Elementary School Auditorium, 627 Turk Street, San Francisco
What:  Polk Streetscape Design Plans and illustrations.
Information: Kay Cheng, kay.cheng@sfgov.org

SHEnanigans!  A San Francisco Soiree Celebrating Women's History
When: March 26, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Monroe, 473 Broadway, San Francisco
What:  It's Women's History Month and San Francisco's women's groups are coming together.  An evening of ladies, libations and celebrating women's contributions to our City.  Hosted by SFWPC, Ladies Who Vino, Women Get It Done,  Good Ol' Girls, 
Fundraising for Spark SF - a philanthropic network of young professionals who invest to improve the lives of women around the world in Partnership with Lesbians Who Tech, Women Who Tech, Emerge California.
Important note:  This is a women only event.  
Ticket: $10.  go to eventbrite.com/e/shenanigans-a-san-francisco-soiree-celebrating-womens-history-tickets-10794463531

Central City Democrats, Alliance for a Better District 6,  North of Market Business Association - Candidate Meet and Greet
When:  March 26, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Sam's Cable Car Lounge, Mezzanine,  222 Powell Street, San Francisco
What:  Candidate Meet and Greet:
Co-HostsCentral City Democrats, Alliance for a Better District 6, North of Market Business Association
Election officials, candidates, residents, merchants and other community members are invited.
Information:   415-820-1560

March 27, 2014 - Thursday

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When: March 27, 2014 - Thursday
10:30 a.m.
Where: City Hall Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, Katy Tang, David Chiu
Information: sfbos.org

San Francisco Housing Authority
When:  March 27, 2014 - Thursday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Authority:  Joaquin Torres, Jaci Fong, Phil Arnold, Leroy Lindo, Patricia Thomas, Ted Yamasaki
Information: sfha.org

San Francisco Planning Commission
When:  March 27, 2014 - Thursday
Noon
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Cindy Wu, Rodney Fong, Michael Antonini, Gwyneth Borden, Rich Hillis, Kathrin Moore, Hisashi Sugaya
Information: sf-planning.org

Democratic Women in Action:  Report from the UN Commission on the Status of Women
When: March 27, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  Democratic Women in Action:  Report from the UN Commission on the Status of Women.  SF Bay Area women leaders traveled to New York -  March 8-14 to participate in the UN Commission on the Status of Women meetings.  Moderated by Emily Murase ,featuring President of the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez and President of the Women's Intercultural Network - Marilyn Fowler - to discuss the latest in advancing women's human rights here and abroad.
Information: sfdwia.org

District 3 Democratic Club 
When:  March 27, 2014 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Joe DiMaggio Recreation Center, 651 Lombard Street, San Francisco
What:  District 3 Supervisor David Chiu will provide a review of the past year and updates on issues relevant to D3.
Information:  d3dc.net  d3dc@hotmail.com

Richmond District Democratic Club
When: March 27, 2014 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond Police Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
Information:    sfrddc@gmail.com

March 28, 2014 - Friday

Local Agency Formation Commission City and County of San Francisco
When:  March 28, 2014 - Friday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Members:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Eric Mar, Hope Schmeltzer, Leah Pimentel
Information:   sfbos.org

Campaign Party to Reelect Public Defender Jeff Adachi
When:  March 28, 2014 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Drake Bar & Lounge, 608 Fourth Street, San Francisco
What:  Public Defender Jeff Adachi is hosting a Re-Election Fundraiser and Party.       Music, food (Chinese, Japanese and Filipino cuisine) and a silent auction.   Comedian Marvelous Mary will M.C. a short program with just a few speeches starting at 6:45 p.m.
Information: jeffadachi.com

March 29, 2014 - Saturday

Entertainment Commission - Special Meeting
When: March 29, 2014 - Saturday
9:00 a.m.
Where:  The Battery, 717 Battery, San Francisco
What:  Entertainment Commission - Special Meeting.  From the agenda:
Roll  of the Entertainment Commission.  Discussion of the Entertainment Commission goals/objectives/priorities
Commissioners:  Bryant Tan, Glendon Hyde, Audrey Joseph, Al Perez, Barbara Campagnoli, Naomi Akers, Steven Lee
Information: sfgov2.org

David Campos for Assembly - Countdown to Victory
When:  March 29, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where: 3143 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: David Campos for Assembly - Countdown to Victory.  Featuring Assemblymember Tom Ammiano.  
Key Endorsements:  Equality California, United Educators of San Francisco, California Teachers Association, California Nurses Association, State Assembly LGBT Caucus, State Assembly Latino Caucus, San Francisco Young Democrats, Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, Bernal Heights Democratic Club, San Francisco Latino Democratic Club, Sierra Club, California League of Conservation Voters, California Federation of Teachers.
Information:  415-745-1732

Richmond District Housing Rights Town Hall
When:  March 29, 2014 - Saturday
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond Rec, 251 18th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Richmond District Housing Rights Town Hall.  Join Supervisor Eric Mar and The Bar Association of San Francisco at a Richmond District Housing Rights Town Hall.
Come learn about your rights and obligations as San Francisco tenants and landlords.  Hear from experts and get your questions answered. Free and open to the public.
Presented by:
The Bar  Association of San Francisco
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus
SF Rent Board
Sponsored by:  Supervisor Eric Mar, The Bar Association of San Francisco
Information: Legislative Aide Victor Lim Victor.Lim@sfgov.org

Tea in honor of Ohio State Senator Nina Turner
When: March 29, 2014 - Saturday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Chamber Arts House, 2924 Ashby, Berkeley
What:  Tea in honor of Ohio State Senator Nina Turner for Secretary of State .Bay Area Women for Voters' Rights invite you to   meet Ohio State Senator Nina Turner, who's running for Ohio Secretary of State to defend voters' rights in a key battleground state.  Join others in an old-fashioned "Silver Tea" (tea, scones, garden, sandwiches, cookies, cakes, music) to contribute to her campaign fund.  State Senator Tuner is currently Minority Whip of the Ohio State Senate representing the 25th District.  Republicans attempted to suppress the votes of her fellow Ohioans during the 2012 elections.  Nina Turner is running for Secretary of State to protect the right to free and unfettered access to the ballot box.
Honorary Hosts (partial list)
Irma L. Anderson, Adele Ahanotu, Vicki Alexander, Annalee Allen, Max Anderson, Jesse Arreguin, Angela Glover Blackwell, Roberta Brooks, Velina Brown,  Willie L. Brown, Jr., Paul L. Cobb, Gay Plair Cobb, Brian Copeland, Theresa Cox, Mansour id Deen, James Finberg, Gordon Greenwood, Sophie Hahn, Pastor Jim Hopkins, Richard Hylton, Rev. Phillip Lawson, Linda Maio, Sophie Maxwell, Darryl Moore, Michael Morgan, Gus Newport, Linda Olivenbaum, Sara O'Malley, Bryan Parker, Aaron Peskin, Geoffrey Pete, Melanie Piech, Charles Ramsey, Tony Thurmond, Deborah Wafer, Susan Wengraf, Barbara White, Junious Williams, Kriss Worthington 
RSVP:  by March 27, 2014  bomalley@berkeleydailyplanet.com
Donation:   nturner.gpvanhost.com/berkeley
Information: ninaturner.org info@ninaturner.org

March 31, 2014 - Monday

2014 Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Breakfast
When: March 31, 2014 - Monday
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Where: Mission Language and Vocational School, Latino Culinary Academy, 2929 19th Street, San Francisco
What:  2014 Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Breakfast.  Commemorate and Celebrate the Life and Work of Labor and Civil Rights leader Cesar E. Chavez.
Special Guest Speaker: Juanita Chavez
2014 Cesar E. Chavez Legacy Awards.
Proceeds benefit the Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival
Tickets: $60. Individual
Make checks payable to "Cesar Chavez Holiday Breakfast".  Mail to Cesar E. Chavez Breakfast, 2929 19th Street, San  Francisco, Ca. 94103.  Tickets will be held at the door.

March 31, 2014 - Monday

Cesar Chavez Day

April 1, 2014 - Tuesday

Potrero Hill Democratic Club -  Secretary of State Candidate Forum, other candidates and ballot measures.
When:  April 1, 2014 -  Tuesday
            7:00 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco
What:  Potrero Hill Democratic Club
Secretary of State Candidate Forum: Derek Cressman, Alex Padilla (or rep), Leland Yee.
Will be  moderated by PHDC's J.R. Eppler.  Audience members will be able to summit written questions during the forum.
Candidates for two other statewide offices are schedule to appear:
Running for Controller - John Perez (or rep) and Betty Yee will discuss their campaigns and answer your questions
San Francisco Superior Court Judge Judge candidates:  Daniel Flores, Carol Kingsley, Kimberly Williams
Three propositions will be covered, with speakers in support and opposition:
SF Proposition A - Earthquake Safety and Emergency Response Bond
CA Proposition 41 - Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act of 2014.
Michael Blecker, Executive Director of Swords to Ploughshares will speak  in favor, a PHDC board member will present arguments against.
CA Proposition 42 - Public Records.  Open Meetings.  State Reimbursement to Local Agencies.  PHDC board member  will present arguments for and against.
Potrero Hill Democratic Club has already endorsed Yes on B, a tie vote for Assembly Race between David Campos and David Chiu. 
Information: phddemclub.org

April 2, 2014 - Wednesday

David Chiu's Roller Disco Birthday
When:  April 2, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Church of 8 Wheels, 554 Fillmore St, San Francisco
What:  David Chiu's Roller Disco Birthday.  Help celebrate David Chiu's birthday by honoring the decade of his birth :  the 1970's.  Dance and skate the night away to classic disco hits.
Vintage 70's threads encouraged - the more polyester, the better.
Admission to the Church of 8 Wheels Roller Disco is $10. for adults and $5. for kids 12 and under.  Skate rental is an additional $5.
Information:  Candidate for Assembly in the 17th  votedavidchiu.com

San Francisco Young Democrats Support Stevon and Trevor
When:  April 2, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Infusion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Join San Francisco Young Democrats in supporting Stevon Cook and Trevor McNeil in their campaigns for the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education.  As members of the San Francisco Young Democrats, they have both long been invested in advancing the needs of young people in our City.  SFYD is proud to endorse these advocates for local students and support their efforts to continue their work in elected office.
We will be celebrating with Stevon and Trevor over drinks at Infusion Lounge.
Purchase a Ticket:
In order to purchase a ticket to the event in advance, please make a $25. contribution to either Stevon or Trevor's campaign  or ( split your contribution between the two) at the fundraising page of the candidate your choice:
Stevon: stevoncook.nationbuilder.com/donate
Trevor: democracy.com/trevormcneil/donate.aspx#form
Your donation email receipt shown at the door will be considered your ticket for entry.
Cash, check, and credit cards will also be accepted at the door to purchase a ticket the day of the event.
Information:  sfyd.org

April 3, 2014 - Thursday

Cathedral Hill Neighbors Association and Seniors on Cathedral Hill - Future of Our Neighborhood
When:  April 3, 2014 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  St. Mary's Cathedral, Conference Level, 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Cathedral Hill Neighbors Association and Seniors on  Cathedral  Hill for a discussion about the future of our neighborhood.  Soon to be a home to a new 300-bed hospital and the potential location of four new large-scale housing developments as well as the Geary Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project, Cathedral Hill is facing changes that impact air quality, access to open space, light and shadow, parking, pedestrian safety, traffic and transit.
Hear from decision makers on these plans for our future:
Supervisor London Breed
Planning Director John Rahaim (invited)
SF Municipal Transit Authority (SFMTA)
Information: soscathedralhill.com

April 5, 2014 - Saturday 

Re-Elect D6 Supervisor Jane Kim Kick-Off and Community Celebration!
When:  April 5, 2014 - Saturday
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Supervisor Jane Kim in celebrating the diversity of the District 6 community and launching another four years of service and change-making!
Featuring:  
Hard Knock Radio's DJ Weyland Southton, Treasure Island's Victory Forever choir, Sisters Rize! vocalist Latonya Jones, Tenderloin Screaming Queens diva extraordinaire, Felicia Elizondo and more
Food by D6 small businesses:  Turtle Tower, Moya, Ted's Market and Delicatessen, Mama Tess's New Filipina's Restaurant, The Cake Gallery and more!
Host Committee members:  Sandra Lee Fewer, Hydra Mendoza, Eric McDonnell, Glendon Anna Conda-Hyde, Danny Yadegar, Mai Hart Nguyen, Helen Han, Davi Lang, Katherine Sofos Looper, Jerry Che, Sunny Angulo, April Veneracion Ang, Ivy Lee, MJ Kim, Katy Liddell, Lorenzo Listana, Patricia Zamora, Steven Lee, Allan Low, Patrick Valentino, Bruce Agid
Information: #weHeartD6, #SupeJaneKim

Soiree 2014 - SF LGBT Center Annual Soiree
When:   April 5, 2014 - Saturday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. VIP Reception
Party Admission 8:00 p.m. to Midnight
Where:  City View at Metreon, 135 4th Street, San Francisco
What:  Soiree 2014 - SF LGBT Center Annual Soiree.  Hosted Bar, Gourmet Morsels, Silent Auction, Music, Dancing and Live Entertainment.
Host Committee:  Beth Burkhart and Eugenie FitzGerald, John Burton, Douglas Drummond and John Tuttle, Elizabeth Edwards and Cindy Solomon, Rob Evans and Terry Michaeau, Jennifer Fung and Kelda Mae Tabaranza, Shane Glacken, Roxanne Hanson and Maria Martinez, Aubrey Hone and Amanda Keton, Gilad Horev and Vanessa Hope Schneider, Steven Huang and Dan Risman Jones, Marla Jurosek, Therese Lee, Rafael Mandelman, Bob Michitarian, Susan Mooney and Rebecca Rolfe, Trevor Nguyen and Alex Randolph, Douglas Pinter, Mariko Pitts, David Rak, Andrea Shorter, Sheldon Sloan and Frank Woo, Kathryn Snyder, A. Sparks, Paul B. Tan, David Tsai
Tickets:  sflgbtcenter.eventbrite.com  eventbrite.com/e/the-center-annual-soiree-tickets-10049272645?aff=FB

May 7, 2014 - Monday

Entertainment Commission Industry Summit  - 6th Annual Nightlife Industry Summit
When:   April  7, 2014 - Monday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What:  6th Annual Nightlife Industry Summit.  Make valuable contacts and work to keep nightlife a sustainable, profitable and vibrant industry.
Meet with ABC Director Timothy Gorsuch, SFPD Chief Greg Suhr, Supervisor Scott Wiener and other elected officials about Nightlife and Development.  Network with other operators, servers, workers and performers in the $4.2 billion industry that keeps San Francisco on the cutting edge of nightlife.  Brainstorm solutions, create partnerships, and suggest improvements to enhance patron experience, safety and improve bottom lines.
Free No RSVP required.
Information: sfgov.org/site/entertainmet



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