Thursday, September 6, 2007

San Francisco Calendar - September 2007

Went to my first San Francisco Photography Meetup at Palace of Fine Arts - Intimating - other people had big, fancy cameras. What a beautiful place, especially since they redesigned the area and took down the wire fence and put in landscaping. Now is the time to go - the tourists are gone!

September 6th - Thursday
Eastern Neighborhood Community Plans - City Hall, Room 400. 6 p.m. Information:
September 7th - Friday
Senator Barrack Obama - Women for Obama Kickoff Celebration 12:30 p.m., Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 90 Grove Street, San Francisco. Lunch $250.; General Admission $50. Information:
September 8th - Saturday
Neighborhood Empowerment Summit (NEN) - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 90 Grove Street, S.F from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register:
September 10th - Monday
A Tribute to Kerouac's On the Road - Jewish Community Center, 8 p.m. with David Meltzer, Wavy Gravy, Lenore Kandel, Joanna McClure. 50th anniversary of publication of On The Road. Information: 415-292-1233
September 12 - Wednesday
Endorsement Night - Democratic Women's Forum, African American Democratic Club, the Irish American Democratic Club and the Golden Gate Democratic League. 5:30 p.m. State Building, Conference Center Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco.
City's Better Streets Plan - 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bayview Branch Library, 5075 Third Street.
September 9 - Sunday - Second Annual Leland Avenue Street Fair. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Leland Ave in Visitacion Valley.
September 13 - Thursday
Ron Paul - Breakfast with Ron Paul The Palace Hotel, Presidential Suite 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, Ca. $500; Lunch with Ron Paul Palio D'Asti Restaurant 12 to 2 p.m. 640 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, Ca. (check Ron Paul website to verify above events are still on and not changed)
September 15 - Sunday
23rd Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day - 9 a.m. to Noon Information: 800 COAST-4U
Beach Impeach - 1 to 2:30 p.m. Crissy Field, in the Presidio, 603 Mason Street.
September 17 - Monday
New Politics Institute (NPI) - Meeting 7 to 9 p.m. Schroeder's Restaurant, 240 Front Street. Peter Leyden, Director of the New Politics Institute (NPI) will speak ( Information Alex Bash
UCSF Hospital Replacement CAG Action Team - Meeting 6 to 8 p.m. UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Genentech Hall, Room N-114, 600 16th Street. Community involvement process for new clinical facilities to be on Mission Bay site south of UCSF research campus. (Helipad an issue with neighbors). Information: Barbara Bagot-Lopez or 415-476-8318
September 18 - Tuesday
Beacon Economics and the Bay Area Economic (BAEF) San Francisco Regional Outlook Conference will give presentation on the state of the national, state and regional economies. Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, 7:30 to 10:30. Information:
Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Propositions Endorsement Meeting 7 p.m at Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco, Ca. Speakers for and against. Only regular members can vote. Information:
Robert Reich - Discussion Commonwealth Club 6:30 p.m. Location: Hotel Nikko Former secretary of labor under President Clinton. Information 415-597-6705
September 19 - Wednesday
Barneys New York - Opening Day! -77 O'Farrell Street
Mitch Albom - Author of Tuesday with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven - 6:30 p.m. at Jewish Community Center - Information: 415-292-1233 or email
September 22-23 - Saturday and Sunday
Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Boat Festival - Treasure Island
September 23 - Sunday
5th Annual Escelsior Festival - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Persia Triangle (great food and music).
September 26 - Wednesday
Neighborhood Parks Council 2007 Gala - Theme: Only in San Francisco. Location: Alamo Square Park 6 to 9 p.m. Information:
San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee - Monthly Meeting 7 p.m. 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Milton Marks Auditorium. Information: 415-626-1161
September 29-30 Saturday and Sunday
San Francisco Blues Festival Great Meadow Fort Mason 11 a.m to 6 p.m. Information: 415-979-5588
September 29 - Saturday
13th Annual Sunset Community Festival Sunset Recreation Center 29th Avenue and Lawton Street 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friends of Sunset Playground sponsoring event to raise funds for redesign and rebuilding of Sunset Playground
Information: or call Carol at 415-759-3690
September 30 - Sunday - Hillary Clinton Event Details to Follow - $20 ticket price. Information:
Ballot Measures - November 7th 2007
Prop A - Transit Reform, Parking Resolution and Emissions Reductions Information: 415-544-5184
Prop B - Limiting Hold-Over Service on Charter-created Boards and Commissions: Information: 415-554-7410
Prop C - Requiring Public Hearings on Proposed Measures Information: 415-554-5184
Prop D - Renewing Library Preservation Fund - Information: 415-554-5184
Prop E - Requiring Mayor to appear monthly at Board of Supervisors Meeting. Information: 415-554-7970
Prop F - Authorizing Board of Supervisors to Amend contract for Retirement Benefits for Police Department Employees Who were airport police officers. Information: 415-554-7410
Ordinance G - Establishing Golden Gate Park Stables Matching Fund - Information: 415-554-7412
Ordinance H - Regulating Parking Spaces - Information: 415-441-0848
Ordinance I - Establishing Office of Small Business as City Department and creating Small Business Assistance Center Information: 415-554-6640
District Attorney - Kamala D. Harris - P. O. Box 78393, San Francisco, Ca. 94107
Phone: 643-8507
Mayor - Gavin Newsom 1320 Sutter Street, San Francisco, Ca. 94109 351-0359 (ten other candidates - see Department of Elections
Sheriff - Michael Hennessey, Information: 550-1635

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