Friday, October 31, 2014

San Francisco Political Events - Weekend before the election






This is a supplemental calendar of events to get through the weekend.  Next calendar will be Monday - November 3rd. 

*Note:  I will post changes/additions/corrections - send information to: lindapost2000@comcast.net .  Next calendar will be Monday   November 3rd  - deadline 10:00 a.m.


October 31, 2014 - Friday

Halloween!

Giants Parade - Noon!


November 1, 2014 - Saturday

Yes on A, C, J, K  - GOTV Rally
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
9:00 a.m.
Where:  San Francisco City Hall Steps, San Francisco
What:  Yes on A, C, J, K GOTV Rally.  Join Mayor Ed Lee, Supervisors Jane Kim, Katy Tang, Norman Yee and Board of Education Commissioners Sandra Lee Fewer and Hydra Mendoza
  

Yes on G - Final Weekend Yes on G Mobilization
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Filipino Community Center, 2681 Mission Street, San Francisco 
What:  Final Weekend Yes on G Mobilization.  Walking precincts and  reaching  out to fellow community members.  Coffee and donuts will be served.
Information: speculationfreesf.com

D5Action - Saturday Mobilization
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  Progress Foundation office, Fell and Octavia, San Francisco
What:  D5Action Saturday Mobilization.  Handing out Assembly Candidates Grid and Ballot Endorsements and by Door Hangers highlighting a group of issues.  
Information: tesw@aol.com

David Chiu Mobilization - Mayor Ed Lee
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  David Chiu office, 549 Castro Street, San Francisco
Information:  votedavidchiu.com

Steven Cook for School Board - Walking precincts
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Muddy Waters, Valencia and 16th Street, San Francisco
What:  Walking precincts, handing out literature to voters and merchant walking.
Information: stevoncook.com

Carol Kingsley - Sunset Neighborhood Mobilization
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Park Side Police Station, Community Room, 1899 Waller Street, San Francisco
What:  Carol Kingsley for San Francisco Superior Court Judge - Sunset Neighborhood Mobilization.  Come walk and call the neighborhood!  
RSVP:  Ted Toet ted@philhour.com

Juan-Antonio Carballo - Get Out the Vote
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where:  Moscone Playground, Chestnut and Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Meet Juan-Antonio Carballo - candidate for Supervisor ind District 2.  Snacks and soft drinks will be provided.   
Information:  carballo2014.com

GOTV Mobilization for Jane Kim for District 6 Supervisors
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to  4:00 p.m.
Where:  Jane Kim, 2014 Campaign Headquarters,  132 6th Street, San Francisco
What:  GOTV Mobilization for Jane Kim.  
Information:  janekim.org charles@janekim.org

No on Gridlock, No on L
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  Patricia's Green, Octavia & Hayes Street, San Francisco
What:  Saturday 11/1 Mobilization.  Come out and help walk precincts in the Western Addition.
Information:  nogridlocksf.com


Steven Cook for School Board - Walking precincts
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
 2:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.
Where:   Panhandle, Peet's Coffee, Cole & Fredrick, San Francisco
What:  Walking precincts, handing out literature to voters and merchant walking.
Information: stevoncook.com

Supervisor Jane Kim - Workout Fundraiser
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
2:30 p.m.
Where:  Barry's Bootcamp, 236 King Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Barry's SF in a Workout Fundraiser for Supervisor Jane Kim, candidate for supervisor in District 6. Followed by delicious protein shakes afterwards from the Fuel Bar in Barry's.
RSVP hdhan10@gmail.com


Reception  with  Congresswoman Jackie Speier
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
Where:  44 Woodland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Reception with Congresswoman Jackie Speier - representing San Mateo County and southwest corner of San Francisco.  
Co-Hosts:  John Burton, Art Agnos, Aaron Peskin, Eric Mar, David Campos, Hene Kelly, Ann Kirk and Ed Sykes, Eileen Kivlehan, Ray Berard, Pam Brennan, Bernie Choden
Donation: $35. to $75.  
RSVP Jane Morrison: 415-564-1482

November 2, 2014 - Sunday

Turn clocks back - one hour!  Spring Forward, Fall Back!

Juan-Antonio Carballo - Bike the Vote
When:  November 2, 2014 - Sunday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  Lombard Presidio Gate, Lombard and Lyon, San Francisco
What:  Bike the Vote with District 2 Supervisor Candidate Juan-Antonio Carballo.  Casual ride with the candidate with stops to discuss points of interest and concerns.  Bikes will be decorated for the campaign.
Informationcarballo2014.com

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Walking the neighborhood.
When:  November 2, 2014 - Sunday
10:30 a.m.
Where:  D5 - Duboce Park Cafe, 2 Sanchez, San Francisco
Where: D10 - Farley's Coffee, 1315 18th Street, San Francisco
Information:  alicebtoklas.org 

No on Gridlock No on L
When:  November 2, 2014  - Sunday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  Patricia's Green, Octavia and Hayes Street, San Francisco
What:  Walk a precinct for No on L in the Western Addition.
Information:  nogridlocksf.com

Steven Cook for School Board - Walking precincts
When:   November 2, 2014 - Sunday 
 Noon to 5:00 p.m. 
Where:   Cole Valley, Reverie Cafe, Cole and Frederick, San Francisco 
What:  Walking precincts, handing out literature to voters and merchant walking.
Information: stevoncook.com

Pro-Choi Phone Bank
When:  November 2, 2014 - Sunday
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Pro-Choi HQ, 143 6th Street, San Francisco
What:  Phone bank for Dan Choi candidate for City College.
Information: pro-choi.com

Voter Mobilization for Prop. 47
When:  November 2, 2014 - Sunday
12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Glide, 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Voter Mobilization for Prop 47 - Join District Attorney George Gascon, Glide Memorial UMC, SFOP/PIA Leaders and other in getting out the vote for the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act - Prop 47.
Food, fund, phone numbers and training provided.


Dia De Los Muertos March to Build Affordable housing No more Condos or Market Rate Units
When:  November 2, 2014 - Sunday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  Next community action will take place during DIA De Los Muertos march.  
Source:  Facebook 

San Francisco Tenants Union benefit with Mission Delirium
When:  November 2, 2014 - Sunday
9:00 p.m. to Midnight
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco.
What:  Fundraiser for San Francisco Tenants Union, and awareness for Prop. G, te Anti-Speculation Tax.  
Music by Mission Delirium and Jazz Mafia
Sliding  scale  $5. to  $25.
Donation: sftu.org

November 3, 2014 - Monday

GOTV Pub Crawl with Milk Club and  San Francisco League of Pissed Off Voters
When:  November 3, 2014 - Monday
 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Meet at Twin Peaks Tavern, 401 Castro, San Francisco
What:  Get out the vote with Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club and SF League of Pissed-Off Voters and they hit the Castro.  Meet at Twin Peaks Tavern at 6:00 p.m.,  enjoy a drink  and sort out lit.  
Information:  theleague.com/sf
Source:  Facebook event

*Phone Bank for Thea Selby and Amy Bacharach for Community College Board
When:  November 3, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  One Polk Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco
Contact:  Frances Hsieh at Frances@sfwpc.org

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  November 3, 2014 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Hear from Deputy City Attorney Megan Cesare-Eastman and Assistant District Attorney Karen Catalona.  What roles does the City Attorney's Office and District Attorney's Office play in public safety?  Both of these people are assigned to Northern Station and would be the one handling any questions from the community.  
 Information:  Robert Barnwell bbarnwell16@hotmail.com

November 4, 2014 - Tuesday

Election - Vote!

Thea Selby and Amy Bacharach - Election Night Party
When:  November 4, 2014 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Lush Lounge, 1221 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Election night party for Thea Selby and Amy Bacharach - candidates for City College.
Memphis Minnies BBQ, WingWings wings and biscuits.  Cupcakes.


Steven Cook - Election Night Party
When:  November 4, 2014 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  Harlot, 46 Minna Street, San Francisco
What:  Election Night Party with candidate for school board Steven Cook.  With  DJ Dion Decibels.
Information:   stevoncook.com

*Jane Kim - Election Night Party
When:  November 4, 2014 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m.
Where:  Oddjob Bar, 1337 Mission Street, San Francisco.
What:  Jane Kim for Supervisor District 6  Election night party - blasting election night results
Information: janekim.org

No on Gridlock, No on L Election Night Victory Party
When:  November 4, 2014 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  Orbit Room Cafe, 1900 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  No on L Election Night Victory Party.  
Information:  nogridlocksf.com

Election Night Party - Daniel Flores for Judge
When:  November 4, 2014 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m.
Where:  Romper Room, 25 Maiden Lane, San Francisco
What:  Election Night Party Daniel Flores for Judge.  Celebration of the campaign journey and find out the election results live.
No-host bar.

November 5, 2014 - Wednesday

SPUR - Post Election Recap
When: November 5, 2014 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  SPUR - Post Election Recap with Alex Clemens-Barbary Coast Consulting and David Letterman-Fall Line Analytics.  
Information:   spur.org

Next Blog posting will be Monday,   November 3   Deadline 10:00 a.m.
Please send event information to lindapost2000@comcast.net
You may follow me on Facebook (Linda Post) or Twitter: twitter.com/cheesedanish



--

Monday, October 27, 2014

San Francisco Political Events - October/November





October 27, 2014 - Monday

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When:  October 27, 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:  October 27, 2014 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Beverly Hayon, Benedict Hur, Peter Keane, Paul Renne
Information: sfethics.org

SPUR - Open Space Design at Ocean Beach
When:  October 27, 2014 - Monday 
6:00 p.m.
Where:  SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  What is the Ocean Beach Master Plan being implemented and what will be the impact?  Learn how a decommissioning of two lanes of the Great Highway will provide opportunities to improve public access with a coastal trail and other amenities designed to adapt to an eroding coastline:
Frank Filice - San Francisco Department of Public Works
Patricia Fonseca/AECOM
Benjamin Grant/SPUR
$10. non-members
Information:  spur.org

Westside for Wendy
When:  October 27, 2014 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Steins, 731 Clement Street, San Francisco
What:  Westside for Wendy.  Fundraiser for Wendy Aragon for Community College Board.  Join New Avenues Democratic Club and Richmond District Democratic Club as they kick off the final week of the campaign. Food will be provided.  No hot bar.  Minimum donation of $50. but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Tickets:    wendyaragon.com

Golden Gate Heights Neighborhood Association - Transportation Ballot Measures
When:  October 27, 2014 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  1736 Ninth Avenue in SHARP's ground floor community room, San Francisco
What:  Local Forum on Transportation Ballot Measures sponsored by Sunset Heights Association.  .  Three critical transportation-related propositions on the San Francisco ballot.  Will hear from speakers from Prop. A, Prop L and Prop B.  The forum will include Supervisor Scott Wiener and representatives of SFMTA and the Bicycle Alliance.
Information: sharpsf.com
Source:  email from Golden Gate Heights Neighborhood Assoc. 

October 28, 2014 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When:  October 28, 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:  October 28, 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:  sfport.com

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
When:  October 28, 2014 - Tuesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Task Force:  Mark Rumold, Ali Winston, Josh Wolf, Rishi Chopra, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, Lee Kepner, Todd David, Chris Hyland Louise Fischer, Fiona Hinze
Information: sfbos.org

Board of Education
When:  October 28, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving B. 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

2nd Housing Town Hall for Families with Children in the Mission
When:  October 28, 2014 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Everett Middle School, 450 Church Street, San Francisco
What:  Mission Promise Neighborhood Housing Town Hall.   Free community event.   Learn your options for staying in your home and neighborhood of choice.  Share your experience with fellow parents and community leaders. 
Information:  866-379-7758
Source: email from Calle 24 SF

October 29, 2014 - Wednesday 


Port of San Francisco - Cruise Terminal Plaza Public Grand Opening
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
11:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  Pier 27 - Cruise Terminal Plaza -  2.5 acre public park
What:  The Cruise Terminal Plaza has become a reality through many partnership efforts and the generosity of San Francisco voters who approved public funding to building this latest Port of San Francisco public waterfront park.
Source:  Barbary Coast News barbarycoastnews.com

Standing Up for San Francisco! - Yes on G
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  home of Dick Grossboll, 745 Chestnut Street #301, San Francisco
What:  Standing Up for San Francisco.  Yes on Proposition G - End Real Estate Speculation. 
Sponsors:  Former Mayor Art Agnos, Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, Eileen Hansen, Dick Grosboll, Former President Board of Supervisors Aaron Peskin, Esther Marks, Brad Paul
Hosted beverages, hors d'oeuvres and a grand time among friends.
Donation: $35. and up
Information: Esther Marks 415-665-5417
Source:  A mailing!

SPUR - An Evening in the Cool Gray City of Love
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Gary Kamiya, author of "Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco" will join SPUR for an eventing tall tales, noir tales and true tales.
Admission: $10. for non-members
Informationspur.org

Glide's Sanctuary - Talk with  CNN's Van Jones and Nationbuilder CEO Jim Gilliam
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. Doors open
6:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m. GLIDE Ensemble + Change Band performance
6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. GLIDE Talk + Q & A
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Reception
Where:  GLIDE's Sanctuary, 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Glide's Sanctuary - Thought Leaders' Series  Talk with CNN's Van Jones and Nationbuilder CEO Jim Gilliam.
Performance by GLIDE Ensemble
Free and open to the public
Registration is required Eventbrite glidetalkwithvanandjim.eventbrite.com/
Information:  dcaminong@glide.org

Unmasked - GLBT Historical Society's Annual Gala
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Unmasked, the GLBT Historical Society's annual gala.  Hosted bar, appetizers, entertainment and silent auction of queer story items and luxury merchandise.
Sponsors:  Badlands and Toad Hall, CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer, Chandler Fine Art & Framing, Sterling Art Services, Underglass Framing, Whole Foods, Barefoot Wine, Bi-Rite Market
Purchase Tickets:  unmaskedgala.org  $75. General Ticket

Shaping SF Public Talks: San Francisco Housing Wars 2014
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: 518 Valencia, The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco's Housing Wars 2014 hosted by Shaping San Francisco:
Key activists from the 1990s to the present will share tactics and strategies as the war enters its latest stages.
James Tracy - new book "Dispatches Against Displacement"
Erin McElroy - anti-Eviction Mapping Project
Maria Zamudio of Causa  Justa
These talks are meant as an antidote to historical amnesia, to change the climate of critical discussion in San Francisco, and as a place to meet and talk unmediated by corporations, official spokespeople, religion, political parties or dogma
Free.  Donations appreciated.
Informationshapingsf.org/public-talks/index

October 30, 2014 - Thursday

SPUR - Powell Street BART - From Drab to Fab
When:  October 30, 2014 - Thursday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  BART will discuss Powell's Station Modernization Program, its staff will present plans for the future of the Powell Street hub.
Tim Chan/BART
Rob Chiang/Robin Chiang and Company
$10. non-members
Information  spur.org

Reception for David Chiu with Attorney General Kamala Harris
When:  October 30, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: 03 Lounge, 524 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What: Reception/fundraiser for David Chiu for Assembly with Attorney General Kamala Harris.  
Hosts:  Kamala Harris, London Breed, Beverly Upton with Co-Hosts:  Nazia Chandiwalla, Julie Christensen, Katherine Dowling and Marc Axelbaum, Megan Hamilton, Matt Herrick, Hala Hijazi, Lucy Johns, Justin Jones, Karen Melander Magoon, Leah Pimentel, Derek Remski, Zac Sean, Debra Walker, Monica Walters, Lisa Williams, Jill Wynns.
RSVP/Tickets: chiuassembly.ngpvanhost.com/form/2641784952518084352
Information: Dana Rivera dana@50p1.com

Castro Street Improvement Project Ribbon Cutting Celebration
When:  October 20, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Castro Street, Rainbow Crosswalks 18th and Castro Intersection (Castro Street will be closed to traffic for the celebration), San Francisco
What:  Castro Street Improvement Project Ribbon Cutting Celebrationn.  Supervisor Scott Wiener, Mayor Ed Lee, Music and Entertainment. Stores and restaurants will be open late.  


October 31, 2014 - Friday

Halloween!

November 1, 2014 - Saturday

Carol Kingsley - Sunset Neighborhood Mobilization
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Park Side Police Station, Community Room, 1899 Waller Street, San Francisco
What:  Carol Kingsley for San Francisco Superior Court Judge - Sunset Neighborhood Mobilization.  Come walk and call the neighborhood!  
RSVP:  Ted Toet ted@philhour.com

Juan-Antonio Carballo - Get Out the Vote
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where:  Moscone Playground, Chestnut and Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Meet Juan-Antonio Carballo - candidate for Supervisor ind District 2.  Snacks and soft drinks will be provided.   
Information:  carballo2014.com

Reception  with  Congresswoman Jackie Speier
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
Where:  44 Woodland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Reception with Congresswoman Jackie Speier - representing San Mateo County and southwest corner of San Francisco.  
Co-Hosts:  John Burton, Art Agnos, Aaron Peskin, Eric Mar, David Campos, Hene Kelly, Ann Kirk and Ed Sykes, Eileen Kivlehan, Ray Berard, Pam Brennan, Bernie Choden
Donation: $35. to $75.  
RSVP Jane Morrison: 415-564-1482

November 2, 2014 - Sunday

Turn clocks back - one hour!  Spring Forward, Fall Back!

Juan-Antonio Carballo - Bike the Vote
When:  November 2, 2014 - Sunday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  Lombard Presidio Gate, Lombard and Lyon, San Francisco
What:  Bike the Vote with District 2 Supervisor Candidate Juan-Antonio Carballo.  Casual ride with the candidate with stops to discuss points of interest and concerns.  Bikes will be decorated for the campaign.
Information: carballo2014.com

November 3, 2014 - Monday

GOTV Pub Crawl with Milk Club and  San Francisco League of Pissed Off Voters
When:  November 3, 2014 - Monday
 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Meet at Twin Peaks Tavern, 401 Castro, San Francisco
What:  Get out the vote with Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club and SF League of Pissed-Off Voters and they hit the Castro.  Meet at Twin Peaks Tavern at 6:00 p.m.,  enjoy a drink  and sort out lit.  
Information:  theleague.com/sf
Source:  Facebook event

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  November 3, 2014 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Hear from Deputy City Attorney Megan Cesare-Eastman and Assistant District Attorney Karen Catalona.  What roles does the City Attorney's Office and District Attorney's Office play in public safety?  Both of these people are assigned to Northern Station and would be the one handling any questions from the community.  
 Information:  Robert Barnwell bbarnwell16@hotmail.com

November 4, 2014 - Tuesday

Election - Vote!

Election Night Party - Daniel Flores for Judge
When:  November 4, 2014 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m.
Where:  Romper Room, 25 Maiden Lane, San Francisco
What:  Election Night Party Daniel Flores for Judge.  Celebration of the campaign journey and find out the election results live.
No-host bar.
Information: DanielFloresForJudge.com

November 5, 2014 - Wednesday

SPUR - Post Election Recap
When: November 5, 2014 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  SPUR - Post Election Recap with Alex Clemens-Barbary Coast Consulting and David Letterman-Fall Line Analytics.  
Information:   spur.org

Next Blog posting will be Monday,   November 3   Deadline 10:00 a.m.
Please send event information to lindapost2000@comcast.net
You may follow me on Facebook (Linda Post) or Twitter: twitter.com/cheesedanish

Monday, October 20, 2014

San Francisco Political Events through November 5th - changes/additions


                                   
Photo by Nicholas Sternberg nicholassteinberg.com

Important - Items Change - please check before attending event.


 Change:  Westside for Wendy Fundraiser  - Date change October 27th - Monday 

Additions:

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association meeting - October 23, 2014- Thursday

Turnout for Ted!  Tenants Union Precinct Walk - October 25, 2014 - Saturday




October 20, 2014 - Monday

Last day to register to vote

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, Malia Cohen
Information: sfbos.org

Youth Commission
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Jillian Wu, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Rosa Chen, Emily Guo, Luis Avalos Nunez, Precious Listana, Joyce Wu, Noah David, Alex Berliner, Joshua Cardenas, Michel Li, Anna Bernick, Sophie Edelhart, David Zheng
Information: sfbos.org

Flipping off Speculation:  A comedy benefit for Yes on Prop G
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m. Doors open  to 9:30 p.m. 
Where:  Public Works, 161 Erie Street, San Francisco
What:  "Flipping off Speculation".  A Comedy benefit for Yes on G.  Starring:   Nato Green, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Matt Lieb, Natasha Muse
Emcee:  Karina Dobbins
Presale tickets $20., $25. at the door
Information: speculationfreesf.com

The State of Affordable Housing for LGBT San Franciscans
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: SF LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  The State of Affordable Housing for LGBT San Francisco
A moderated conversation abut the housing affordability crisis and its effect on the LGBTQ Community in San Francisco.  Will talk about the state of affordable housing, below market rate (BMR) rental and homeownership policy in San Francisco.
Hosted at SF LGBT Center in partnership with the annual LGBTQ Economic Justice Week and the San Francisco Human Rights Commission
Moderator:  Bevan Dufty, Director of Housing Opportunity, Partnerships and Engagement
Panelists:
Bill Hirsh, Executive Director , AIDS Legal Referral Panel
Clair Farley, Associate Director of Economic Development, SF LGBT Center
Oona Hanawait and Alison Panko, SF couple fighting eviction
Jeff Buckley, Senior Advisor, Office of Mayor Ed Lee 
Lee and Kate Hartly, MOHCD Deputy Director
Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Director of Counseling Programs, Housing Rights Commission
RSVP eventbrite.com
Information: sfcenter.org/events

"Delano Manongs" film screening
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Labor Archives and Research Center, San Francisco State University, 1630 Holloway Avenue, Leonard Library Room 460, San Francisco
What:  "Delano Manongs:  Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers Movement" tell the story of the Filipino farmworkers who spurred the Great Grape Strike of 1965 and joined forces with other workers to create the United Farm Workers.
Reception and panel discussion after the film with the director, Marissa Aroy, Professor Daniel Gonzales and grape boycott activists Juanita Tamayo Lott and Elaine Elinson.
Sponsored by History Department, California Faculty Association-SFSU, Pin@y Education Partnerships, Labor Archives and Research Center and Asian American Studies Department
Free and open to the public.
Source:  Facebook events

D5 Pissed Off Pub Crawl
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Madrone Art Bar, 500 Divisadero Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco League of Pissed-Off Voters Pub Crawl - Meet at 6:00 p.m.  Hitting a few bars on Divisadero, head to Upper Haight and Lower Haight (or vice versa) and then end up pretty much back in the same spot.  
Information: theleague.com/sf
Source:  Facebook event

Arts Town Hall SF 2014
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Where:  Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Fourth Annual Arts Town Hall San Francisco when the arts and cultural community will come together at an election forum.  Arts community will engage with candidates for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to discuss the positive impact of the arts on our City.
Performance and remarks by Marcus Shelby, local teacher, composer, arranger and bassist.  Laura Sydell - NPR Arts Desk Correspondent will be the moderator.  
Register onlinestartstownhall.com
Source:  Facebook event

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Pre-Election Meeting -  Melissa Griffin Caen
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  St Paulus Lutheran Church, 1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What: Upcoming election is again filled with many complicated propositions covering many City and State issues.  Join   Middle Polk Neighborhood Association Pre-Election meeting with Political Analyst Melissa Griffin Caen.
Information/Source: frank@middlepolk.org middlepolk.org
 

October 21, 2014 - Tuesday

LGBTQ Community Town Hall
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  The SF LGBT Center is convening a Community Town Hall on Economic Justice issues facing the LGBTQ community.  The event is part of the annual LGBTQ Economic Justice Week & LGBT Career Fair (Oct. 19-25th) and will voice the community's most pressing needs and strategize on how the community can move forward.
Information:  Economicjusticeweek.org

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco 
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkman, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Jerry Lee, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke
Information: sfmta.com

Board of Supervisors
When:  October 21, 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

San Francisco Gray Panthers - "The Empress Hotel"
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  Main Library Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Gray Panthers Meeting.  Special moving showing "The Empress Hotel".  Film show is party of the SRO Project to improve conditions in SF's SROs. Free. 
Information:  graypantherssf.igc.org

Entertainment Commission
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Bryant Tan, Glendon Hyde, Audrey Joseph, Al Perez, Steven Lee, Liam Frost
Information: sfgov2.org

Meet and Greet/Final Campaign Push - Jamie  Rafaela  Wolfe for School Board
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Teachers, Community Leaders and Campaign Volunteers for a meet and greet/fundraiser in support of Jamie Rafaela Wolfe - candidate for San Francisco Board of Education
Suggested Donation: $5 to $100.
Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club -  Potluck Meeting -  make phones calls to HM members 
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Change:  (Change of Venue) Where:   Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco 
What:  Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club potluck meeting along with making calls to HM members about the November election.  
Please email president@milkclub.org if you're interested in helping out with the food.
Information/Source:   milkclub.org   

October 22, 2014 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
11:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos
Information: sfbos.org

Bay Guardian Community Rally and Celebration:  A Wednesday Without the Guardian - Let's Raise Hell and Print More News!
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Powell and Market Street, San Francisco
What:  A community outpouring of support to celebrate the Bay Guardian as a vital city institution and progressive voice now silenced, just weeks before the election .  Help distribute the Bay Guardian's last election  endorsements so this voice is still heard on November 4th.
Hear city and community leaders speak on the Guardian's importance to San Francisco.  
Source:  Facebook events


Commission of the Status of Women 
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Andrea Shorter, Amy Ackerman, Alicia Gamez, Mary Jung, Julie D. Soo
Information:  cosw@sfgov.or

 SF Board of Education Forum 
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  African American Art & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco
What:  Come hear from all the candidates running for school board in the November 2014 elect.  Forum will be moderated by  Chronicle's  Education Reporter,  Jill Tucker and is being co-hosted by Second District PTA, Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco, San Francisco Education Fund, Support for Families of Children with Disabilities and the San Francisco Parent Political Action Committee
Information :   eventbrite.com   info@ppssf.org
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Democratic Party - October meeting
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  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, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Migden, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Alix Rosenthal, Arlo Hale Smith, Scott Wiener.
Ex-Officio Members Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Kamala Harris, Mark Leno, Tom   Ammiano,  Phil Ting
Informationsfdemocrats.org

Book Release Party - "Dispatches Against Displacement"
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
8:00 p.m.  Reading
9:00 p.m.  Show
Where:  Sub-Mission Gallery, 2183 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Book Release "Dispatches Against Displacement Field Notes From San Francisco's Housing Wars" by James Tracy.  Reading by James Tracy.  Performances by:  Dark Materials, Bankrupt District and Sun Jin Lui (Ex-Diskarte Namin)
$10. benefits  PODER  and San Francisco Community Land Trust
Source: email from San Francisco Community Land Trust

October 23, 2014 - Thursda

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, Katy Tang, David Chiu
Information: sfbos.org

Planning Commission
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
Noon
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Cindy Wu, Rodney Fong, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Dennis Richards
Information:  sf-planning.org

Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  David Campos, Eric Mar, Norman Yee
Information: sfbos.org

City and County of San Francisco Meeting Agenda - City and School District Select Committee
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
3:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Jane Kim, John Avalos, Mark Farrell
Commissioners:  Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Sandra Lee Fewer, Jill Wynns
Information: sfbos.org

Reception for Assemblymember Phil Ting
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  IBEW Local 6 Union Hall, 55 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  Reception for Assemblymember Phil Ting
Sponsors:  Kat Anderson, Joshua Arce, Darlene Chiu Bryant, Tilly Chang, Raj Chatterjee, Matt Cheney, Tim Colen, Mariann Costello, Jerry Dodson, John Doherty, Melinda Yee Franklin, Tessie Guillermo, Ramon Hernandez, Tom Hsieh, Mary Jung, Keith Kamisugi, Ron Kaufman, Janet and John Kunze, Ray Lee, Daisy Li, Bruce Mebine, Dave Moeller, Zoon Nguyen, Lyssa Paul, Tim Paulson, Richard Pio Roda, Eric Potashner, Dean Preston, Irene Yee Riley, Padraic Ryan, Rick Swig, Ron Wong, AFT 3267, California Bicycle Coalition, IBEW Local 6, Laborers Local 261, Operating Engineers Local 3, San Francisco Labor Council, UFCW Western States Council
Contribute: secure.actblue.com/entity/fundraisers/33313
RSVP/Questions alexw@philting.com
Information: philting.com

Viva MEDA! 41st Anniversary Event
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Yosh's, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  Mission Economic Development Agency 41st Anniversary Celebration.
Exquisite cuisine, fabulous drinks and world-class salsa music.  89% of MEDA's clients are low to moderate income, we offer all of our services at no cost.  
Honorees:
Angela Glover Blackwell, PolicyLink
Pamela David, The Walter & Evelyn Haas Fund
Mario Paz, Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
Kevin Stein, California Reinvestment Coalition
Information: Andrew Bowles abowles@medasf.og

Mission Housing Development Corporation 2014 Gala and Silent Auction
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to  9:00 p.m. 
Where:   261 Laborers Union Hall, 3271 18th Street, San Francisco 
What:  Mission Housing Development Corporation 2014 Gala and Silent Auction.    Fun-filled evening of entertainment, catered food and beverage and the honoring of MHDC and its community partners.  The event is a great way to show your support of MHDC and the 3,000 tenants currently housed within their portfolio
Tickets:  missionhousing.org $150.  eventbrite.com


Yerba Buena Alliance 23rd Anniversary Gala
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:   City View at Metreon, 135 4th Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco
What:  Yerba Buena Alliance 23rd Anniversary Gala.  Stretching from 2nd to 5th Street and Market to Harrison Street, the Yerba Buena Neighborhood is one of San Francisco's most dynamic areas. 
Unsung Hero Award:  Belva Davis
Organization Champion Award San Francisco Marriott Marquis
$50. Up
Informationyerbabuena.org

Community Advisory Committee for Special Education - San Francisco Unified School District - Forum for Candidates for SFUSD School Board
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - Coffee Chat - SFUSD Special Education Supervisors will host an Open Forum Group Coffee Chat
6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. - San Francisco Board of Education Candidates will introduce themselves and answer pre-submitted questions
7:15 to 8:00 p.m. - CAD Business Meeting
Where:  Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, 1663 Mission Street, 7th Floor, San Francisco
What:  Forum for Candidates for the SFUSD School Board
Information: cacspedsf.org

Inner Sunset Park Neighbors - Inner Sunset Town Hall
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. 
Where:  County Fair Building, 1199 9th Avenue, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
What:  Inner Sunset Town Hall.  Note:  Members and non-members alike are welcome to attend this event.  
 1.  Supervisor London Breed
 2.  Raj Vaswani, new Park Station Captain
 3.  ISPN board elections
Informationinner-sunset.org

League of Women Voters of San Francisco -  2014 Candidates Meet & Greet
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Nissan Infiniti San Francisco, 1395 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What:  League of Women Voters of San Francisco 2014 Candidates Meet & Greet.
All local candidates for Board of Supervisors and State Assembly, current elected officials and past elected officials have been invited.  
Silent  Auction, complimentary food.  Cash bar available.  
Tickets:  2014meetandgreet.eventbrite.com   $25. General Admission and one drink Ticket
Information:  lwvsf.org

Portola Neighborhood Association - Community Meeting
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Palega Park Recreation Center, Room #2, 500 Felton Street, San Francisco
WhatPortola Neighborhood Association Community Meeting.
PNA Committees and Projects Updates
Meet the Merchant - Ferment.Drink.Repeat
Portola Urban Greening Committee
University Mound Ladies Home - Agesong CEO - Nader Shabahangl
Transportation Safety Dialogue Ed Reiskin (Director SFMTA), District 9 Supervisor, SFCTA, DPW, WalkSF, Bike Coalition
Information:  Jack Tse jack@portolasf.org

*Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Hayes Valley Playground Clubhouse, Corner of Hayes and Buchanan Street, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association.
 From the agenda:
State Assembly District 17 Candidates - Supervisor David Chiu and Supervisor David Campos will speak to the group individually.  This is not a debate.
Haight and Hayes Project - Alex Murillo, Deptment of Public Works will discuss major infrastructure project to Hayes Street -
Clayton to Market and Haight Street to Ashbury to Laguna.  
Information:  mail@hayesvalleysf.org



October 24, 2014 - Friday

Local Agency Formation Commission City and County of San Francisco
When:  October 24, 2014 - Friday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Members:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Eric Mar, Cynthia Crews, Edwin Lindo
Information:   sfbos.org

San Francisco Recreation and Parks - Scaregrove
When:  October 24, 2014 - Friday
3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Sigmund Stern Grove, 2750 19th Avenue, San Francisco  
What Scaregrove.  Halloween fun at Sigmund Stern Grove.  Come dressed in your favorite costume and enjoy carnival rides, a haunted house, live entertainment, music, food for sale, hay rides.  $8 per person.  Children under 2 years old are free.  Tickets are available at McLaren Lodge, 50l Stanyan Street  through 10/24.  or by phone at 415-831-6800 through 10/20
Informationsfrecpark.org

October 25, 2014 - Saturday

*Turnout for Ted!  Tenants Union Precinct Walk in D2 and D11
When:  October 25, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  Japantown Peach Plaza, Post Street @ Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Turnout for Ted!  Tenants Union Precinct Walk in D2 and D11 with San Francisco Tenants Union slate card.  
Source:  Facebook event

Meet and Greet District 2 Supervisor Candidate Juan-Antonio Carballo
When:  October 25, 2014 - Saturday
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Allyne Park, corner of Gough and Green, San Francisco
What:  Informal and personal  Meet and Greet Forum with District 2 Supervisor Candidate  Juan-Antonio Carballo and his family.
Informationcarballo2014.com

Clarion Alley Mural Project's 22nd Anniversary Project Block Party
When:  October 25, 2014 - Saturday
Noon to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Between 17th and 18th Street, Mission and Valencia, Mission District, San Francisco
What:  Block party featuring live and DJ music, street performance, film and video projections and surprises to benefit the neighborhood-based, volunteer-run Clarion Alley Mural Project.
Source:  Facebook event

October 26, 2014 - Sunday  



26th Annual Fiesta on the Hill 2014
When:  October 26, 2014 - Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where:  Cortland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  26th Annual Fiesta on the Hill 2014  fundraiser Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center.  
Live bands, dancing in the street, street artists, petting zoos, food and more.  
Admission is free, donations accepted.
Information:  fiesta@bhnc.org

Juan-Antonio Carballo - Family Bike Ride
When:  October 26, 2014 - Sunday
10:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  Corner of Filbert and Fillmore, San Francisco
What:  Juan-Antonio Carballo - candidate for Supervisor in District 2 - Family Bike Ride with stops to discuss points of interest and concerns.  Everyone welcome.  Bikes will be decorated for the campaign.
Information: carballo2014.com


Soap Box Derby!
When:  October 26, 2014 - Sunday 
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  20th Avenue, between Wawona and Vicente, San Francisco
What:  Third Annual 20th Avenue Soap Box Derby to benefit the Friends of Larsen Playground.  Free event for all ages and will feature food, a classic car viewing area  
Information: LarsenParkJet.org

San Francisco State College of Ethnic Studies 45th Anniversary Celebration
When:  October 26, 2014 - Sunday 
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Seven Hills Conference Center, San Francisco State University1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Join community leaders, alumni, students, faculty and national scholars in commemorating the 45th anniversary of SF State's College of Ethnic Studies, the nation's first and only college of ethnic studies.  Notable speakers, live music by the Sound and Social Justice Collective directed by John-Carlos Perea, exquisite food and refreshments and a silent auction featuring culinary and travel packages.   Proceeds will benefit student scholarships and the College's Community-University Empowerment Fund.
Sponsors:  Mrs. Juanita Tamayo Lott, Delicato Family Vineyards, IBEW Local 6
General Admission $47. per person
Tickets/Information : ethnicstudies.sfsud.edu/anniversary-celebration

North Panhandle Neighborhood Association - Pizza and Politics
When:  October 26, 2014 -  Sunday 
2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:  St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, 2097 Turk Street, San Francisco 
What:  The Neighborhood Associations of San Francisco District 5 would like to help decipher the November 4 ballot.  We kindly request that candidates and campaigners not participate so as to avoid undue influence.  
Free
October 27, 2014 - Monday

SPUR - Open Space Design at Ocean Beach
When:  October 27, 2014 - Monday 
6:00 p.m.
Where:  SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  What is the Ocean Beach Master Plan being implemented and what will be the impact?  Learn how a decommissioning of two lanes of the Great Highway will provide opportunities to improve public access with a coastal trail and other amenities designed to adapt to an eroding coastline:
Frank Filice - San Francisco Department of Public Works
Patricia Fonseca/AECOM
Benjamin Grant/SPUR
$10. non-members
Information:  spur.org



*  Wendy Aragon - Westside for Wendy Fundraiser
 * When:   October 27, 2014 - Monday (dated changed from October 27th)
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Where: Steins, 731 Clement Street, San Francisco
   What:  Fundraiser for Wendy Aragon - candidate for  Community College Board. Join New Avenues Democratic Club and Richmond District Democratic Club and they kick off the final week of the campaign at one of their favorite political waterholes, Steins on Clement Street.
We ask for a minimum donation of $50. but no one will be turned away for lock of funds.
Food will be provided, no host bar.
Tickets/Information:  wendyaragon.com



October 29, 2014 - Wednesday

Port of San Francisco - Cruise Terminal Plaza Public Grand Opening
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
11:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  Pier 27 - Cruise Terminal Plaza -  2.5 acre public park
What:  The Cruise Terminal Plaza has become a reality through many partnership efforts and the generosity of San Francisco voters who approved public funding to building this latest Port of San Francisco public waterfront park.
Source:  Barbary Coast News barbarycoastnews.com

Standing Up for San Francisco! - Yes on G
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  home of Dick Grossboll, 745 Chestnut Street #301, San Francisco
What:  Standing Up for San Francisco.  Yes on Proposition G - End Real Estate Speculation. 
Sponsors:  Former Mayor Art Agnos, Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, Eileen Hansen, Dick Grosboll, Former President Board of Supervisors Aaron Peskin, Esther Marks, Brad Paul
Hosted beverages, hors d'oeuvres and a grand time among friends.
Donation: $35. and up
Information: Esther Marks 415-665-5417
Source:  A mailing!

SPUR - An Evening in the Cool Gray City of Love
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Gary Kamiya, author of "Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco" will join SPUR for an eventing tall tales, noir tales and true tales.
Admission: $10. for non-members
Information: spur.org

Glide's Sanctuary - Talk with  CNN's Van Jones and Nationbuilder CEO Jim Gilliam
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. Doors open
6:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m. GLIDE Ensemble + Change Band performance
6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. GLIDE Talk + Q & A
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Reception
Where:  GLIDE's Sanctuary, 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Glide's Sanctuary - Thought Leaders' Series  Talk with CNN's Van Jones and Nationbuilder CEO Jim Gilliam.
Performance by GLIDE Ensemble
Free and open to the public
Registration is required Eventbrite glidetalkwithvanandjim.eventbrite.com/
Information:  dcaminong@glide.org

Unmasked - GLBT Historical Society's Annual Gala
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Unmasked, the GLBT Historical Society's annual gala.  Hosted bar, appetizers, entertainment and silent auction of queer story items and luxury merchandise.
Sponsors:  Badlands and Toad Hall, CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer, Chandler Fine Art & Framing, Sterling Art Services, Underglass Framing, Whole Foods, Barefoot Wine, Bi-Rite Market
Purchase Tickets:  unmaskedgala.org  $75. General Ticket

Shaping SF Public Talks: San Francisco Housing Wars 2014
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: 518 Valencia, The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco's Housing Wars 2014 hosted by Shaping San Francisco:
Key activists from the 1990s to the present will share tactics and strategies as the war enters its latest stages.
James Tracy - new book "Dispatches Against Displacement"
Erin McElroy - anti-Eviction Mapping Project
Maria Zamudio of Causa  Justa
These talks are meant as an antidote to historical amnesia, to change the climate of critical discussion in San Francisco, and as a place to meet and talk unmediated by corporations, official spokespeople, religion, political parties or dogma
Free.  Donations appreciated.
Information: shapingsf.org/public-talks/index

October 30, 2014 - Thursday

SPUR - Powell Street BART - From Drab to Fab
When:  October 30, 2014 - Thursday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  BART will discuss Powell's Station Modernization Program, its staff will present plans for the future of the Powell Street hub.
Tim Chan/BART
Rob Chiang/Robin Chiang and Company
$10. non-members
Information:   spur.org


October 31, 2014 - Friday

Halloween!

November 3, 2014 - Monday

GOTV Pub Crawl with Milk Club and  San Francisco League of Pissed Off Voters
When:  November 3, 2014 - Monday
 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Meet at Twin Peaks Tavern, 401 Castro, San Francisco
What:  Get out the vote with Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club and SF League of Pissed-Off Voters and they hit the Castro.  Meet at Twin Peaks Tavern at 6:00 p.m.,  enjoy a drink  and sort out lit.  
Information:  theleague.com/sf
Source:  Facebook event

November 4, 2014 - Tuesday

Election - Vote!

November 5, 2014 - Wednesday

SPUR - Post Election Recap
When: November 5, 2014 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  SPUR - Post Election Recap with Alex Clemens-Barbary Coast Consulting and David Letterman-Fall Line Analytics.  
Information:   spur.org

Next Blog posting will be Monday,   October  27th   Deadline 10:00 a.m. (try and list two weeks at a time)
Please send event information to lindapost2000@comcast.net
You may follow me on Facebook (Linda Post) or Twitter: twitter.com/cheesedanish