Tuesday, June 22, 2010

San Francisco Political Events as of June 22, 2010

June 22, 2010 - Tuesday

Debra Walker - Signature Drive
When: June 22, 2010 - Tuesday
4:45 p.m.
Where: Geary & Leavenworth, San Francisco
What: Signature Drive for Debra Walker for Supervisor in District 6.
Information: votedebrawalker@gmail.com votedebrawalker.com

San Francisco Public Press Launch Party
When: June 22, 2010 - Tuesday
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Passion Cafe, 28 Sixth Street, San Francisco
What: Celebrate the birth of the pilot print edition! Drinks and appetizers on the rooftop terrace of Passion Cafe.
$20. Tickets include a copy of the newspaper.
Information: sfpublicpress.org

Theresa Sparks for 6 - Fundraiser
When: June 22, 2010 - Tuesday
5:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: TransAmerica Building 40th Floor, 600 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Theresa Sparks, candidate for District 6. $100.
Information: info@sparksfor6.com theresasparks.com

June 23, 2010 - Wednesday

San Francisco Labor Council - Supervisor Eric Mar
When: June 23, 2010 - Wednesday
8:00 a.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Labor Council Public Employee Breakfast. Special Guest Speaker: Supervisor Eric Mar
Information: sflaborcouncil.org

San Francisco Young Democrats - District Six Supervisorial Forum
When: June 23, 2010 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where: South Beach Yacht Club Community Room, 900 2nd Street, San Francisco
What: First of four Supervisorial candidate forums sponsored by San Francisco Young Democrats. Moderated by the San Francisco Examiner Melissa Griffin.
Candidates attending:
  • Matthew Drake
  • Glendon "Anna Conda" Hyde
  • James Keys
  • Jane Kim
  • Jim Meko
  • Theresa Sparks
  • Debra Walker
The debates will also be streamed live by VidSF and online viewers will be treated to commentary by Beth Spotswood of CBS 5's Eye on Blogs and SF Gate's Culture Blog. Wine and light appetizer reception with the D6 candidates starts at 5:45, candidate forum begins at 6:30 p.m.
Information: president@sfyd.org

*San Francisco Police Commission
When: June 23, 2010 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
What: Items from agenda:
Chief's Report: Review of recent activities, status report regarding DNA Backlog, status report regarding development of Brady Policy.
Presentation of Purple Heart Certificate to the family of Officer Waldemar Jentzsch who died in the line of duty on December 25, 1937.
Report on best practices for forensic analysis in other jurisdictions of sexual assault evidence.
Status Report: Patrol Special Study
Discussion and possible action to adopt revised Dept. General Order 3.01, "Written Communication System"
Discussion and possible action to adopt a resolution requiring the San Francisco Police Department to audit the impact of "S-Comm" or "Secure Communities".
Discussion and possible action to convene a public hearing regarding the Department's response to medical marijuana (Compassionate Use Act of 1996).
Election of Commission Officers
Commissioners: Dr. Joe Marshall, Thomas Mazzucco, Petra Dejesus, Angela Chan, James Hammer
Information: 415-553-1667

Noe Valley Democratic Club - Banking and Finance - How did we get here? What can be done?
When: June 23, 2010 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where: St. Philips Church, 725 Diamond at Elizabeth Street, San Francisco
What: Panel of experts discuss banking and financing:
  • Moderator: Tim Marvin - Consumers Union (Consumers Report)
  • James Cole, Sr. - Corporate Communications Officer, Bank of the West
  • Larry Prozan - Financial Advisor and Consultant, Member FINRA/SIPC
  • Caryn Becker - Policy Counsel, Center for Responsible Lending
Information: 415-782-0601

June 24, 2010 - Thursday

*Lawyers and Friends for Mandelman
When: June 24, 2010 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Radius, 1123 Folsom Street, (between 7th and 8th Street) San Francisco
What: You are invited to Lawyers and Friends for Mandelman as they raise funds to elect Rafael Mandelman to the Board of Supervisors.
Co-hosted by: Chris Arguedas, Teague Briscoe,Leah Castella, Angela Chan, Christy Chandler, Steve Collier, Quang Dang,Aimee Durfee, Peter Fizpatrick, Peter Gabel, Dick Grosboll, Brendan Hallinan, Terence Hallinan, Anne Irwin, Mirana Kolbe, David Kroot, Micha Liberty, Polly Marshall, Paul Melbostadt, Anita Nabha, Tara O'Neill, Jennifer Orthwein, Aleem Raja, Jadi Razzaq, Alix Rosenthal, Eric Safire, Gail Silverstein, Niki Solis, Linda Tam, Amy Todd-Gher, John Robert Unruh, Matthew Visick, David Waggoner, Scott Weaver, Doug Welch, Ben Winig and Carl Wolf
Refreshments and No-Host Bart. $50-$500 Suggested Donation.
Information: rafael2010.com

Central Market Community Benefit District - Love Thy Neighborhood
When: June 24, 2010 - Thursday
5:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: Passion Cafe, 28 Sixth Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Central Market Community Benefit District. Raise a glass in celebration of this thriving arts and theater district. Live music, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, networking
Tickets: $40.
Information: central-market.org

*Jane Kim for Supervisor Campaign Kick-Off
When: June 24, 2010 - Thursday
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 111 Minna, 111 Minna Street, San Francisco
What: Jane Kim officially kicks off her campaign for San Francisco Supervisor in District 6.
Honorary Host Committee: California Assemblywoman State Pro Tempore Fiona Ma,
Art Agnos, Former San Francisco Mayor, David Chiu, President of the Board of Supervisors, Supervisor John Avalos, Hydra Mendoza, Vice President to the Board of Education, Phil Ting, City Assessor,Tom Radulovich, BART Director
Host Committee: Sunny Angulo, Claire Chang, Julian Davis, Genevieve V. Jopanda, Keith Kamisugi, Mike Kim, Barbara "Bobbi" Lopez, Kenneth Mah,Viva Mogi, Keesa Ocampo, Cat Rauschuber
Featuring: All The Way Life Breakdancing crew, DJ Rebel Grrrl
Food by Adobo Hobo, Farmberbrown's Little Kkillet and Tin Vietnamese Restaurant.
Suggested Donation: $25.
Information: JaneKim.org

San Francisco African Democratic Club - Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi
When: June 24, 2010 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Rasselas Jazz Club, 1534 Fillmore Street @ Geary Blvd., San Francisco
What: Meet with Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi. The Supervisor will discuss his recent transition to the Democratic Party and other items of interest to the Black community.
Information: aadcsf.com

Community Meeting - CVS Pharmacies Open House
When: June 24, 2010 - Thursday
6 p.m.
Where: 3132 Clement Street @ 32nd Avenue, San Francisco
What: Discussion of plans for CVS Pharmacies to move into the neighborhood.

Moving Screening of "La Mission" by Marin Institute
When: June 24, 2010 - Thursday
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Fort Mason Center, Cowell Theater, San Francisco
What: Meet writer-director Peter Bratt at special screening of LaMission starring Benjamin Bratt. Marin Institute honors the brothers with an "Inspirational Media Leadership" award followed by a live Q&A session moderated by State Senator Mark Leno.
Entertainment by Lamott Atkins & 22nd Street Band, a dance performance by Mixcoati-Anahuac Aztec Dancers and special outside viewing of select lowrider cars from the Boulevard Kings Car Club.
Reserve seats only: $50.
Tickets: fortmason.org/events/events-details?id=1386&start=2010-06-03&end-2010-06-03marininstitute.org 415-257-2499

*City Democratic Club - Election Overview
When: June 24, 2010 - Thursday
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Hamilton Building at 631 O'Farrell Street, (between Leavenworth and Hyde Streets) San Francisco.
What: Election Overview presented by David Latterman, President of Fall Line Analytics.

June 25, 2010 - Friday

Book Release Party: Mark Morford's "The Daring Spectacle"
When: June 25, 2010 - Friday
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Project One Gallery, 251 Rhode Island, San Francisco
What: Book release party for Mark Morford's "The Daring Spectacle - Adventures in Deviant Journalism" .
Djs, full bar. $5. gets you in the door. If you buy a book you get $5. off.
Information: bit.ly/daringparty

Congregation Sherith Israel - Interactive panel discussion on the San Francisco criminal justice.
When: June 25, 2010 - Friday
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California Street, San Francisco
What: Discussion on San Francisco criminal justice including ongoing crime lab scandal, can public faith be restored in SFPD forensics? How and by whom will these challenging issues be addressed and resolved?
Honorable Stuart Pollak, Associate Justice of the California Court of Appeal will moderate the event.
Information: sherithisrael.org

June 26, 2010 - Saturday

*Congressmember Jackie Speier. Town hall meeting.
When: June 26, 2010 - Saturday
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Temple United Methodist Church, 65 Beverly Street, San Francisco
What: If you live in California's 12th District Congresswoman Jackie Speier wants to hear from you at her Town Hall Meeting. Your views are important to her.
Information: speier.house.gov 650-342-0300

Older Women's League (OWL) - The Truth About Health Reform and What It Will Mean to You
When: June 26, 2010 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. OWL General Meeting, Social
11:00 a.m. Program
Where: Mechanics Institute, 57 Post Street, San Francisco
What: Now that a health reform package has passed and is law what does the legislation really provide? What are the significant measures for us and when do they take place? Health care for women, older Americans, and Californians will be emphasized.
Ellen Shaffer, PhD and co-director of the Center for Policy Analysis will make this understandable.
Herb Schultz, the new Regional Director of the Department of Health and Human Services will also be a part of this presentation. Guests Welcomed.
California Public Health Association North
California Women's Agenda - CAWA
League of Women Voters of San Francisco
Gray Panthers - San Francisco
Senior Action Network - San Francisco
Information: owlsf.com

*SF Smart Reform Signature Drive
When: June 26, 2010 - Saturday
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: SF SMART Reform Campaign Headquarters, 910 Harrison Street, San Francisco
What: Signature Drive
Information: sfsmartreform.com

*Hands Across the Sand
When: June 26, 2010 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to Noon
Where: Crissy Field, Javowitz at Mason, San Francisco
What: On June 26th join thousands across the country to draw a line in the sand against offshore oil drilling. Call on President Obama to move America beyond oil over the next two decades. Join this national day of action and send a message to protect our oceans, beaches and wildlife from more offshore drilling.
Information and RSVP: 510-848-0800 ext 304
To sign online petition: letsmovebeyondoil.org

San Francisco Pride Celebration
When: June 26, 2010 - Noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Civic Center, San Francisco
Information: sfpride.org

*Laguna Honda Ribbon Cutting
When: June 26, 2010 - Saturday
1:00 p.m.
Where: Laguna Honda Pavilion, 375 Laguna Honda Blvd., San Francisco
Information: sean.elsbernd@sfgov.org

Last night at House of Shields - Closing Party
When: June 26, 2010 - Saturday
7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: House of Shields, 39 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco

June 27, 2010 - Sunday

Alice Pride Breakfast 2010
When: June 27, 2010 - Sunday
7:45 a.m. doors open
Program starts at 8:15 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Where: Yank Sing at Rincon Center, 101 Spear Street, San Francisco
What: Join the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club for their annual fundraising breakfast. The event supports the activities of the Club.
Tickets $95. for non-members includes membership in Alice, $65 for members. Tickets can be purchasedbreakfast.alicebtoklas.org (check to see if there are still tickets available).

Help McLaren Park Pancake Breakfast
When: June 27, 2010 - Sunday
9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Louis Sutter Roundhouse, McLaren Park, San Francisco
What: Help McLaren Park is having its first ever pancake breakfast fundraiser at the roundhouse. $10 Adults, $5. kids (pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, milk or OJ )
Information: helpmlpark@gmail.com

*SF Smart Reform Signature Drive
When: June 27, 2010 - Sunday
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: SF SMART Reform Campaign Headquarters, 910 Harrison Street, San Francisco
What: Signature drive.
Information: sfsmartreform.com

San Francisco Pride Day Parade
When: June 27, 2010 - Sunday
10:30 a.m.
Where: Market Street and Beale and ends at Market Street and 8th Street, San Francisco
Information: sfpride.org

San Francisco Pride Day Festival
When: June 27, 2010 - Sunday
Noon to 7 p.m.
Where: Civic Center, San Francisco
Information: sfpride.org

Assemblyman Tom Ammiano - "40 and Fabulous"
When: June 27, 2010 - Sunday
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Assembly District Office, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 14300, San Francisco
What: Party in celebration of San Francisco's 40th Annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Parade.
Information: volunteer@tomammiano.com

June 28, 2010 - Monday

*Dean Clark - Meet and Greet
When: June 28, 2010 - Monday
5:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Pilsner Inn, 225 Church Street, San Francisco
What: Meet and greet with Dean Clark for District 6 Supervisor 2010.

*Phil Ting - Summer Soiree
When: June 28, 2010 - Monday
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Bin 38, 3232 Scott Street, San Francisco
What: Summer Soiree fundraiser for the Re-Election Campaign for Phil Ting as Assessor-Recorder with Mayor Gavin Newsom. $100.
Host Committee:
Amiee and John Alden, Mike Anders, Luis Belmonte, Gwyneth Borden, Evette Davis, Steve Dodson, Mike Farrah, Jr., Rodney Fong, Nancy Pfund, Matt Haney, Cloey Hewlett, Hala Jijazi, Bahya and Gus Murad, Fred Naranjo, Alix Rosenthal, Lori Puccinelli Stern and Peter Stern, Maxwell Szabo, Eric Tao, Alex Volberding
RSVP: ActBlue.com/SummerSoiree or call Sarah Zeiger 415-931-1156

*San Francisco Labor Council Forum - Progressive Taxation and the Fight for California's Future
When: June 28, 2010 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Plumbers' Hall, 1621 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Progressive Taxation and the Fight for California's Future
  • Sara Flocks, Public Policy Coordinator - California Federation of Labor
  • Marty Hittelman, President California Federation of Teachers (CFT)
  • Conny Ford, Vice President, San Francisco Labor Council
Information: sflaborcouncil.org 415-440-4809

June 29, 2010 - Tuesday

*Plan C's Annual Fundraiser
When: June 29, 2010 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Transamerica Pyramid, Penthouse Conference Center, 48th Floor Center at 600 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
What: Plan C's Annual fundraiser. Hors d'oeuvres, hosted wine and beer and other refreshments will be served.
Confirmed guest speaker: San Francisco Police Chief George Gascon
Premier Host: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
Leadership Hosts: PG&E, Shorenstein Properties, BOMA, Small Property Owners of San Francisco, Zacks Utrecht, Zephyr Realty
Hosts: Randy Brasche, Bob Gain and Gene Ogden, Michael Kossman, Lyssa Paul, Paul & Associates, Sarosh Kumana, Brian Schneider and Rob Lieberman Sally Stull/ Paragon Real Estate Group, Michael Sullivan and Paul Loeffler
Event Co-Hosts: Steve Adams, Anonymous, Alvin H. Baum, David Blumberg and Michel Armand, Rich Chicotel, Bobbi Clemens,Bruce Davis and Robb Murray, Ron Dudum, Mark Farrell, David Fix, Gordon Friedman, Brett Gladstone, Clifford Hopkins, Mark Kelleher and Hon. Jose Cisneros, Neil Koris, Gregg Lynn, Hon. Fiona Ma, Trent Norris and Jack Calhoun, William How Smith, Andrew Sullivan, Alex Volberding, Scott Wiener , Ruth Wheeler
Event Co Chairs: Mark Kelleher, Mike Sullivan and Steve Adams
Donation: $75. minimum (includes one year membership in Plan C).
Information and RSVP: acteva.com/go/plancsf.
Plan C Board: Steve Adams and Mike Sullivan. Co-Chairs: Bob Gain, Secretary and Treasurer: Randy Brasche, Mark Farrell, David Fix, Baha Hariri, Mark Kelleher, Ashley Lyon, Linda Richardson

June 30, 2010 - Wednesday

*San Francisco for Democracy - General Meeting
When: June 30, 2010 - Wednesday
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Northern Police Station Community Room, 1125 Fillmore Street @ Turk Street, San Francisco
What: General meeting. Agenda includes:
  • Election of San Francisco for Democracy officers.
  • Early endorsement of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, State Senator Leland Yee and Assemblymember Tom Ammiano.
  • Membership vote on Recommendation by Steering Committee to support Unite Here! Local 2 in their struggle to negotiate fair new contracts for union members.
  • An update on Clean Money issues surrounding the June 8th election and recent Supreme Court Ruling by Jonie Eisen.
  • Update by Susan Pfeifer on Organizing for America activities surrounding the June and November elections.
Information: sf4democracy.com

*Noe Valley Pavement to Parks Community #2
When: June 30, 2010 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where: St. Philips School, 665 Elizabeth Street @ Diamond, San Francisco
What: Discussion on the proposed Pavement to Parks project in Noe Valley. Talk about goals of the project and how to meet those goals with a menu of different design options. Traffic data will be presented.
Information: sfpavementtoparks@sfplanning.org

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