Monday, April 26, 2010

Sunday - Glen Park Festival/Carrotmob

Glen Park Festival
Michael Nava - candidate for Superior Court Judge
Carrotmob - Dolores Park Cafe pledged 50% profits toward green business on Sundaya for a three hour period.
Rebecca Prozan - candidate for Supervisors in District 8 and Ryan Clary candidate for San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee

April 26, 2010 - Monday

People for Prozan Round 2
When: April 26, 2010 - Monday
5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Ted's Sports Bar & Grill, 312 Harriet Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Rebecca Prozan, candidate for Supervisor in District 8.
Donation: $25. to $500.

*Diane Wesley Smith - Fundraiser
When: April 26, 2010 - Monday
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: The Mix, 4086 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Diane Wesley Smith, candidate for Supervisors in District 10. Enjoy pizza and drinks and get to know Diane.

*Central City Democrats - 4th Annual Anniversary Meeting
When: April 26, 2010 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where: 201 Turk Street, Community Room, San Francisco
What: Central City Democrats (serving District 6 residents and merchants) will celebrate it's 4th Anniversary Annual Meeting. As part of the celebration the Steve Conley Champion Award will be given to Tony Bradford and the James Leo Dunn Memorial Award will be given to Jeff Buckley. Club endorsements and board elections will occur. Event is open to the public.
Information: 415-339-8683.

Westside Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When: April 26, 2010 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where: SFPD Taraval Station, 2345 24th Avenue, San Francisco
What: Westside Democratic Club will be holding an endorsement meeting.
6:30 p.m. Candidates for San Francisco Superior Court will speak. Each candidate will have three minutes to speak.
8 p.m. Presentations on the local ballot measures.
8:30 p.m. Club members will meet to discuss and vote on endorsements. A 60% vote of those members present (and who have attended at least two meetings in the previous year) is required for endorsement. Refreshments and snacks at meeting.
7:00 p.m. DCCC candidates will have three minutes to speak.
Information: Jim Weixel - President, Westside Democratic Club -

April 27, 2010 - Tuesday

*Hold Big Banks Accountable March/Rally at Wells Fargo Shareholders meeting
When: April 27, 2010 - Tuesday
Noon to 3 p.m.
Where: Meet at Justin Herman Plaza Embarcadero/Market Street, San Francisco
What: Join the labor community and others in Rally and March to Wells Fargo Annual Shareholder Meeting to demand action on proposals to create jobs, keep families in their homes, rebuild our neighborhoods; stop predatory lending. March through SF Financial District to Julia Morgan Ballroom, 465 California Street at Noon. Rally in front of Shareholders meeting.
Participants: ACCE, AFL-CIO Bay Area Labor Councils (Alameda, SF, San Mateo, Contra Costa and North Bay) California Labor Federation, California Reinvestment Coalition, Causa Justa/Just Cause, Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization, National Jobs with Justice (SF Chapter), SEIU International Union and Local 1021, Tenants Together.
We are forging a broad-based alliance of faith, labor and community organizations to unite to hold banks accountable and create the will to bring sweeping financial reform and build a new economy that values workers and communities.
Information: California Labor Federation's Jobs Campaign Hotline at 510-663-4054

*San Francisco Board of Supervisors - Board Meeting
When: April 28, 2010 - Tuesday
2 p.m.
Items from agenda:
24th Street-Noe Valley Neighborhood Commercial District - Conditional Use for New Full-Service and Small Self-Service Restaurants. Sponsor: Dufty
Support for Louis' Restaurant
Sponsors: Mar, Mirkarimi, Daly, Alioto-Pier, Chu and Chiu

Steven Moss - Fundraiser
When: April 27, 2010 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Goat Hill Pizza, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Steven Moss, candidate for Supervisor in District 10 hosted by Philip De Andradeand Goat Hill Pizza. Enjoy great food with friends and supporters. Suggested donation: $10.

*Support Progressive Latino Candidates for Democratic Central Committee
When: April 27, 2010 - Tuesday
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Sunrise Restaurant, 3126 24th Street, San Francisco
What: Come out and support Latino Progressive Candidates - Eric Quesada, John Avalos and David Campos for San Francisco County Central Committee - dinner - ricas pupusas and political updates.

Rescue Muni - "Fix Muni Now"
When: April 27, 2010 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Harvey Milk Arts Center, 50 Scott Street, San Francisco
What: Supervisor Sean Elsbernd will discuss his proposed charter amendment to revise the City Charter to remove the wage minimum for MTA operators, and also to set new rules regarding arbitration of work rules and wages. A representative from the Transport Workers Union has been invited to explain why they are in opposition.

SF4Democracy Endorsement Meeting
When: April 27, 2010 - Tuesday
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Northern Police Station Community Room, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA.
What: June election endorsement meeting. The organization will be endorsing in all CA Federal & State Primaries, CCC races, contested judgeships and all Statewide and local propositions that are on the ballot in the City & County of San Francisco. All members in good standing will be able to vote during the entire duration of the meeting. Everyone is welcome to attend.

April 28, 2010 - Wednesday

*San Francisco Police Department - Compstat Meeting
When: April 28, 2010 - Wednesday
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Scottish Rite Memorial, 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., San Francisco
What: Compstat (Metro Division), a program to track crime trends in neighborhoods.

*Budget Hearing for Children, youth and families
When: April 28, 2010 - Wednesday
2 p.m. - Rally on Polk Street steps
3 p.m. - Budget hearing begins
What: With tens of millions in cuts to services for children, youth and families through multiple city departments, we must show the power of our numbers to the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors and demand that they stop the budget cuts.
Protect funding for services for children, youth and families, and to prioritize progressive revenue for the November ballot.
Information: Chelsea

Park Presidio Neighbors - Annual Town Hall Meeting
When: April 28, 2010 - Wednesday
7 p.m.
Where: Hebrew Academy, 645 14th Avenue, San Francisco
What: Items from agenda: Removal of hazardous trees in the Park Presidio greenway, status of gardeners for the parkland, traffic calming in the Avenues and the Park Presidio Blvd., traffic signal upgrade project.
Representatives from San Francisco Recreation and Parks, the Richmond Police Station, the SFMTA andSupervisor Eric Mar will be in attendance.

*Inaugural Haight-Ashbury Farmers' Market
When: April 28, 2010 - Wednesday
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Closed portion of Waller Street off Stanyan in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
What: San Francisco's newest farmers' market. Every Wednesday from April 28th through October 27, 2010.
Information: Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi

*San Francisco Police Commission - Taraval District presentation
When: April 28, 2010 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: (note address) A.P. Giannini Middle School, 3151 Ortega Street, San Francisco
What: Items from agenda:
  • Chief's Report - Update on significant policing efforts by Department members.
  • Captain Denise Schmitt, Commanding Officer of Taraval Station, to address the Commission on Police Activities in the Taraval District.
Commissioners: Joe Marshall, Thomas Mazzucco, Petra Dejesus, Yvonne Y. Lee, David Onek, Vincent Pan, James Hammer.
Information: 415-553-1667

April 29, 2010 - Thursday

*City Democratic Club - Mixer - Endorsement meeting
When: April 29, 2010 - Thursday
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: CAV Wine Bar, 1666 Market Street, San Francisco
What: City Democratic Club hosts a Mixer for all DCCC candidates at its endorsement vote for the June 2010 Election.

*Neighborhood Park Council Coalition Meeting - Park Safety
When: April 29, 2010 - Thursday
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Lick-Wilmerding High School, 755 Ocean Avenue (cafeteria), San Francisco
What: Neighborhood Park Council Coalition Meeting co-sponsored by Supervisor John Avalos andSupervisor David Campos with panelists from SAFE, San Francisco Parks Turst, The Trust for Public Land and San Francisco Police Department Ingleside Station. Discussion on existing and emerging approaches to park safety. Topics include designing parks for safety and addressing issues once a park has been built.

*Dan Dean for Judge Fundraiser
When: April 29, 2010 - Thursday
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Irish Bank, 10 Mark Lane at Bush, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Dan Dean, candidate for Superior Court Judge. Hosted by Matt Marca, Stephanie Perry and Peter Friel.

*Alexandria Theatre meeting
When: April 29, 2010 - Thursday
6 p.m.
Where: Richmond Recreation Center, 251 18th Avenue, San Francisco
What: Follow-up meeting on the development plans for the Alexandria Theatre. Project consultant Drake Gardener as well as the Planning Department will be there to go over the plans and take questions about the project.
Information: - Supervisor Eric Mar's office

* Meet Harry Dorfman - Candidate for Superior Court Judge
When: April 29, 2010 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Enrico's Restaurant, 504 Broadway, San Francisco
What: Come to Enrico's to meet San Francisco Judicial Candidate Harry Dorfman. Supported by Supervisor President David Chiu and Supervisor Sean R. Elsbernd.
Host Committee: Asit Panwala, Johnna Sack, Karina Alvarez, Laurie Rust, Leah Pimentel, Michael Swart, Mike Woods, Mitch Deeb, Nancy Tung, Sanaz Nikaein-Nuri.

*Party in Progress - San Francisco Bay Guardian candidates for San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee
When: April 29, 2010 - Thursday
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 2050 Bryant Street, San Francisco
What: Come party for the Democratic Party. San Francisco voters have an opportunity to make the local Democratic Party more progressive, more relevant, more responsive to you. The Democratic County Central Committee is the governing body of the local Democratic Party and it will play a key role in choosing supervisors next fall and the next mayor of San Francisco. Come show your support for the San Francisco Bay Guardian slate of candidates for the DCCC:
Assembly District 12: John Avalos, Michael Bornstein, Sandra Lee Fewer, Chris Gembinski, Hene Kelly, Eric Mar, Milton Marks, Jake McGoldrick, Jane Morrison, Melanie Nutter, Connie O'Connor and Larry Yee.
Assembly District 13: David Campos, David Chiu, Michael Goldstein, Gabriel (Robert) Haaland, Joseph Julian, Rafael Mandelman, Kim-Shree Maufas, Carole Migden, Aaron Peskin, Eric Quezada, Alix Rosenthal and Debra Walker.
Suggested Donation: $20-$100., though no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
DJ Smoove, DJ Kramer (Deep End), FOU FOU HA!, E. Doctor Smith's Unidentified Flying Quintet (with Eric Smith and judy b.), Lumaya, The Valerie Orth Band
Sponsored by: California Nurses Association, Service Employees International Union (Local 1021), United Educators of San Francisco

*Richmond District Democratic Club - Monthly Meeting
When: April 29, 2010 - Thursday
7 p.m.
Where: Richmond Police Station Community Room, 6th Avenue between Geary and Anza, San Francisco
What: Items from agenda: Report on the State Convention, presentation on Clean Air SF, the City's suit against PG&E regarding Prop. 16. Election of Board of Directors.

April 30, 2010 - Friday

*Michael Nava for Superior Court Judge - fundraiser with State Senator Mark Leno
When: April 30, 2010 - Friday
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Catherine Clark Gallery, 150 Minna Street, San Francisco
What: Join State Senator Mark Leno in a meet and greet fundraiser for Michael Nava. Music, hor d'oeuvres.

May 1, 2010 - Saturday

*Prop A Campaign Kickoff Party - Keep our Schools Safe
When: May 1, 2010 - Saturday
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Everett Middle School, 450 Church Street, San Francisco
What: Join parents and community members to Kick Off the Prop A Campaign to Keep Our Schools Safe!
There will be a short program and then volunteers will hit the streets for precinct walking and tabling in neighborhoods.
Speakers: Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, School Board President Jane Kim,Assemblymember Tom Ammiano.

*San Francisco African American Democratic Club - Primary Election Endorsement Meeting
When: May 1, 2010 - Saturday
11 a.m.
Where: Rasselas Jazz Club, 1534 Fillmore Street, San Francisco.
What: Endorsement meeting for June primary.

*Piano Hour for Prozan
When: May 1, 2010 - Saturday
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Martuni's, 4 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Rebecca Prozan, candidate for Supervisor in District 8. Hosted by Stephen Valentino. Made possible by Martunis: Billy Hill and Skip Ziobron. Featuring guest accompanists: Alan Choy, Joseph Magdalena.
Donations: $50 to $500.

*Social Club introducing Scott Wiener for San Francisco Supervisor
When: May 1, 2010 - Saturday
9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Social Club @ Lookout, 3600 16th Street @ Market, San Francisco
What: Join the following as we welcome Scott to the race for supervisor:
Senator Mark Leno, Gus Bean, Edgar Dizon, Lee Decker and Paul Dehnert, Marc Boreham, Cecil Russell, Dominic Testa, Ryan Bradley, Steve Schessler and Jonathan Goldman, Marco Colon, Terence Alan, Alex Hachiya and Ted Maquire, Sister Barbi Mitzvah, Chris Hastings, Joe Gallagher, Christopher Berini, Nathan Purkiss, Gill Sperlein, Carlton Paul, Tim Eicher, Jonathan Deason.
Special Guest: DJ Kevin Lee plus Tegan & Sara's Alligator LP CD Release.

May 2, 2010 - Sunday

*Linda Colfax for Judge Meet and Greet
When: May 2, 2010 - Sunday
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Courtyard off of Geary and Laguna, 10 Bertie Minor Lane, San Francisco
What: Meet and greet for Linda Colfax for Superior Judge. Hosted by: Tami and Carl Bryant, Conny Ford, Marcia Peterzell and invited guest Public Defender Jeff Adachi. Light refreshments will be served.

May 3, 2010 - Monday

*Asian Pacific American Heritage Awards - Ceremony and Reception
When: May 3, 2010 - Monday
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What: Presentation of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Awards. Community reception will be held following the Ceremony in the Green Room.
2010 Steering Committee: Claudine Cheng, Lisa Ang, Sirch Chanthyasack, Jack Chin, Lin-Shao Chin, Rose Chung, Raha Chuon, Julie Gramlich, Faye Woo Lee, Ron Lee, Thomas Li, Manufou Liaiga, Victor Lim, Lucille Low, Alan Mok, Viva Mogi, Mary Nicely, Dennis Normandy, Beverly Ng, Philip Nguyen, Keesa Ocampo, Sululagi Paleaga, Diane Shin, Sandra Siharath, Dar Singh, Jack Song, Katy Tang, Cindy Tong, Francis Tsang, Tobin Tsuji, Tamiko Wong.
Supporting Organizations: American Jewish Committee Bay Area Chapter, American Legion Cathay Post 384, American Legion Post 911, Asian Americans for Community Outreach, California State Commission on Asian & Pacific Islander American Affairs, Chinese American Citizens Alliance, Coalition of Asian American Government Employees, Community Youth Center, Filipina's Women Network, Kimochi, Inc., Korean American Association of San Francisco and Bay Area, Korean Cultural Center of San Francisco, Laotian American National Alliance, Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services, Miss Asian American Pageant, OCA San Francisco Bay Chapter,, Dennis Herrera, Mark Leno, David Chiu, Carmen Chu, Pacific Asian American Women Bay Area Coalition, Samoan Community Development Center, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, SFGTV, San Francisco Department of Technology, Southeast Asian Community Center.

*Catherine Stefanie for DCCC 2010 - Fundraiser
When: May 3, 2010 - Monday
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Golden Gate Yacht Club, 1 Yacht Road, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Catherine Stefanie for DCCC 2010 hosted by Marcus Young. Suggested Donation: $50.


Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Endorsed the following for San Francisco Democratic Central Committee in Assembly District 13: Keith Baraka, David Campos, David Chiu, Hope Johnson, Rafael Mandelman, Aaron Peskin, Debra Walker.

Lynette Sweet, candidate for Supervisor in District 10 has been endorsed by Mayor Gavin Newsom.

San Francisco Democratic Women in Action Endorsements:
Democratic County Central Committee - District 12: Michael Bornstein, Hene Kelley, Jake McGoldrick, Jane Morrison, Melanie Nutter, Connie O'Connor, Kelenia Olsen
Democratic County Central Committee - District 13: Melissa Ann Apuya, David Chiu, Michael Goldstein, Rafael Mandelman, Aaron Peskin, Alix Rosenthal, Catherine Stefanie, Linda Richardson
Superior Court Judge - Seat 6: Linda Colfax
Board of Equalization - Betty Yee
Attorney General - Kamala Karris
State Assembly District 12 - Fiona Ma
State Assembly District 13 - Tom Ammiano
U.S. House of Representative District 12 - Jackie Speier
U.S. House of Representative District 13 - Nancy Pelosi
State Senate District 8 - Leland Yee

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