Where: Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California Street, San Francisco
What: Heroes Tribute will be an evening to celebrate the groundbreaking work of the Breast Cancer Fund. Organic supper and cocktail reception. Heores include Mary Bruneand Joan Blades; Ted Schettler Linda Morton
Where: Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco
What: Celebrate Asian Law Caucus 37th Anniversary. Will also mark the 25th anniversary of the Koarematsu coram nobis decision, which vacated the conviction of Fred T. Korematsu, who defied military orders that ultimately led to the internment of 110,000 Japanese Americans.
Event will honor Latham & Watkins LLP, the Akonadi Foundation and the coram nobis legal team.
May 1, 2009 - Friday
Journalism Innovations II
When: May 1, 2009 - Friday
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: University of San Francisco, McLaren Hall, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco
What: New work and ideas for Making the news. Amazing day (eight page schedule).
May 1st with California State Controller John Chiang
When: May 1, 2009 - Friday
5:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: 330 Ritch, San Francisco
What: Celebrate International Workers' Day and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Citizen Hope + Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) + SEIU 1000 + Netroots Nation + San Francisco Young Democrats + The San Francisco Democratic Party invite you to meet California State Controller John Chiang. "The Fight for the California Budget and Working Families"
$5. cover will benefit student outreach and leadership development for the Asia Pacific American Labor Alliance to support the growth of young and emerging leaders in the labor movement.
Where: Starr King Elementary School, 1215 Carolina Street, San Francisco
What: The Potrero Annex and Terrace site are being revitalized as part of the City of San Francisco's HOPE SF program, a partnership between the Mayor's Office of Housing and the San Francisco Housing Authority.
Presentation at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Small group discussions: 10:30 and 1:30
Open house to review materials and ask questions of the development team 11:30 and 2:30
Where: Superior Court, 400 McAllister, right across from City Hall, San Francisco
What: Rally of San Francisco tenants, advocates and supporters. Prop. M, the anti-harassment legislation voters passed this last November is under attack. After the election certain landlords and realtors sued. In the initial hearing Superior Court Judge Paul Alvarado sided with the landlords and suspended key provisions of Prop. M. Prop M is in court for a full hearing on May 5th. Following the rally people will go and listen to the proceedings.
* San Francisco Bicycle 2009 Golden Wheel Awards
When: May 5, 2009 - Tuesday
6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Green Room in the War Memorial Building, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
What: Celebrate the Year of the bicycle and the SFBC's work in moving our city forward. They will honor the folks who made Sunday Streets a reality. Keynote Speaker is John Burke, CEO of Trek Bicycles.
$75. Wine, beer and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Complimentary valet bicycle parking.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco
Solar Panels on your roof:Leah Pimentel of GRID Alternative will describe the program.
Hunters Point alternatives : Sol Bloom, Executive Director of Arc Ecology, and Arthur Feinstein of the Sierra Club will explain alternate concepts to Lennar's plans for Bayview/HuntersPoint/Candlestick open space and development. This will include in their discussion amending SB792 (Leno), the parklands transfer bill.
Pier 70 - past and future - Kimberly Alvarenga District Director for Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, will seek the Club's support for AB 1176, to enable adequate financing for Pier 70.