Thursday, September 9, 2010

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting

Potrero Hill Democratic held their endorsement meeting on September 7th with the following results:

San Francisco Board of Supervisors: Tony Kelly
San Francisco Board of Supervisors:  Margaret Brodkin
San Francisco Community College: John Rizzo, Anita Grier
Assessor Recorder: Phil Ting
Public Defender: Jeff Adachi 
(60% votes cast to be endorsed)

Prop 21 - Yes
Prop 23 - No
Prop 24 - Yes
Prop 25 - Yes
Prop 26 - No

On September 14 - Tuesday - 6:30 p.m.  Potrero Hill Democratic Club will hold endorsement meeting with pro and con speakers for State Propostions 19, 20, 22 and 27 and all local propositions AA through N.
Location: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco 

You can find more videos from the above meeting at

September 9, 2010 - Thursday 

ENDA Summer with Equality
When: September 9, 2010 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Harvey Milk Plaza, San Francisco
What: One Struggle One Fight, Pride at Work and GetEQUAL join forces to "build the mass" to make Pelosi  ENDA pass.  Bring signs, banners, your passion and voice.

Coalition on Homelessness Art Auction 2010
When: September 9, 2010 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: SOMArts Culture Center, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco
WhatTransforming Art into Action: Standing up for Human Rights
Live and silent auction
Live Music
Onsite Screenprinting
Free Food and Drink
Admission: $25.

Michael Nava's Birthday Bash and Fundraiser
When: September 9, 2010 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Medjool, 2252 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Join in celebrating Michael's 56th birthday and raise money to elect him Superior Court Judge in November.

Matt Drake - Campaign Happy Hour
When: September 9, 2010 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Pete's Tavern, 128 King Street, San Francisco
What: Campaign happy hour.

HANC -  HANC Recycling Center and Native Plant Nursery Evicted?
When: September 9, 2010 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Urban School, 1563 Page Street, San Francisco
What: Community meeting.  Will a 36 year old neighborhood treasure become a victim  of behind the scenes politics? Ten green jobs on the line, 5,000 native plants endangered. San Franciscans will miss the City's #1 Recycling Center. Come to meeting and help save the recycling center. The City needs to hear from you.

September 11, 2010 - Saturday

13th Annual Friends of Duboce Park Tag Sale
When: September 11, 2010 - Saturday
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Duboce Park, San Francisco
What: 13th Annual Friends of Duboce Park Tag Sale.  All proceeds are used for improvements to Duboce Park. 

Natasha Hoehn - Precinct Walking
When: September 11, 2010 - Saturday and September 12, 2010 - Sunday
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Velo Rouge Cafe, 798 Arguello Blvd., San Francisco
What: Natasha Hoehn candidate for school board. Meet at Velo Rouge Cafe, 798 Arguello Blvd., San Francisco
Help spread the word in the Rchmond.  Drop lit with the team. 
Information and RSVP :

Scott Wiener 2010 - Door Knocking
When: September 11, 2010 - Saturday
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where:  Headquarters, 538 Castro Street, San Francisco
What: Weekly volunteer walk.  Snacks, refreshments and a campaign update from Scott before door knocking. 

Morning walk with Janet Reilly
When: September 11, 2010 - Saturday
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Alta Plaza Park (corner of Steiner and Jackson Street) San Francisco
What: Walk the district with Janet Reilly.

Mark Farrell for District 2 Supervisor Campaign Kick-Off
When: September 11, 2010
10 a.m.
Where: Moscone Park (Chestnut at Laguna), San Francisco
Information: Margaux Kelly

Sunset District Autumn Moon Festival
When: September 11, 2010 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Irving Street (22nd  - 25th Avenue) San Francisco

Civil Sidewalks - Vote Yes on L, Vote No on M
When: September 11, 2010 - Saturday
10:30 a.m.
Where: 1632 Haight Street (FTC Skate Shop), San Francisco
What: First campaign event. 
Endorsers: Senator Dianne Feinstein, Mayor Gavin Newsom, Chief of Police George Gascon, Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier, Supervisor Elsbernd, Supervisor Carmen Chu

Fundraiser:  Drag  Against Sit/Lie
When: September 11, 2010 - Saturday
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Cinch, 1723 Polk Street, San Francisco
What: No on Prop L.  Drag Against Sit Lie Fundraiser for "Stand Against Sit Lie"

September 12, 2010 - Sunday

California Pacific Medical Center Van Ness/Geary Campus Open House
When: September 12, 2010 - Sunday
12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: 1101 Van Ness Avenue, from entrance driveway, (outside, top of ramp), former Cathedral Hill Hotel.  Refreshments will be provided.
What: Learn about San Francisco's new proposed, earthquake-safe hospital.  Meet and talk with the medical and planning teams for the proposed hospital at Van Ness and Geary.  Learn about patient services, architecture, streetscape, traffic, transportaiton, construction management, and CPMC's citywide system of care, community partnerships, and more.  
Information: Frieda Edgette

District 6 Candidates' Forum on Housing
When: September 12, 2010 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: The San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium, 30 Grove Street, San Francisco
What: Hear from candidates for District 6  Supervisor  on issues of low-income housing, SRO Hotels, Gentrification, Tenant Rights.
Sponsored by: The Housing Rights Committee, The Central City SRO Collaborative, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, La Voz Latina
Information: Richard May

Catherdral Hill Neighbors -  (CHNA) Legal Briefing on CPMC Draft Enrironmental Impact Report
When: September 12, 2010 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What: Legal briefing on the CPMC Draft Environmental Impact Report will be held.
Land use attorney Barbara Kautz of Goldfarb  and  Lipman will present alternative to the CPMC proposal currently before the Planning Commission.  Talking points will be given regarding the Planning Commission meeting on September 23rd.
Influence the planning, construction of Cathedral Hill and St. Lukes.
Cathedral Hill Neighbors Association -
Board of Directors:
Marlayne Morgan, President
Bertie Campbell-Ward, Vice President
Melinda LaValle, Treasurer
Karen D'Isola, Member at Large
Jack Scott, Member at Large
Lois Scott, Member at Large
Teresa Schnabel, Member at Large
Allen Soong, Webmaster

September 13, 2010 - Monday

District 6 Supervisor Candidate Forum 
When: September 13, 2010 - Monday
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. forum from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: UCSF's Genentech Hall in Byers Auditorium. at UCSF Mission Bay, San Francisco
What: South Beach/Rincon/Mission Bay Neighborhood Association (SBRMBNA) will host District 6 Supervisor Candidate Forum.  Moderator: Scott Shafer of KQED.  
Information: Board President Katy Liddell 

District 2 Supervisor Candidate Forum
When: September 13, 2010 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
What: District 2 Supervisor Candidate Forum.  The  forum will provide each candidate with an opportunity to answer questions about issues that impact District 2 neighborhoods and the City of San Francisco.  Free - open to the public.

  • The Cow Hollow Association
  • The Marina Community Association
  • Marina Cow Hollow Neighbors and Merchants
  • Marina Merchants Association
  • The Union Street Merchants Association

Information: info@sfmmca

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Forum on CPMC Hospital Rebuild
When: September 13, 2010 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Forum on CPMC hospital rebuild and expansions including the proposed Van Ness Avenue Hospital.  Speakers both from PRO and CON side.  Forum will be moderated by Jim Illig, President of the San Francisco Health Commission.

Rescue Muni - District Supervisor Candidates Forum
When: September 13, 2010 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Where: San Francisco County Fair Building, Garden Club Room, 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way, San Francisco
What: District Supervisor Candidates Forum. How do candidates stand on service restoration, crime, POP, Prop AA and Prop G.  Rescue Muni members are invited to vote for their preferred candidates for endorsement.

Mission Dolores Park Renovation Meeting
When: September 13, 2010 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Dolores Park Church, 455 Dolores Street, San Francisco
What: Community meeting with a panel of Dolores Park advocates to discuss the design and renovation of Mission Dolores.  The public is welcomed to attend and offer their ideas.
Information: Jake Gilchrist

September 14, 2010 - Tuesday

Potrero Hill Democratic Club -  Endorsement Meeting
When: September 14, 2010 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco
What: Remaining state and 15 local ballot measures, speakers pro and con.

Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When: September 14, 2010 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Jewish Center, 3200 California Street, San Francisco
What: Endorsement meeting.  Many candidates will be present.  Refreshments will be served.

Glen Park Community Plan
When: September 14, 2010 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: St. John's Elementary School Auditorium, 925 Chenery Street, San Francisco
What: Planning Department has prepared an updated draft of the Glen Park Community Plan based on discussions with the Glen Park community.  Meeting is being held to go over the new plan. The Plan provides policies and strategies in the areas of Land Use, Transportation and Open Space to preserve and enhance Glen Park's unique character.

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When: September 14, 2010 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Women's Building, Audre Lorde Room, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Special General Membership meeting.  PAC Endorsement  recommendations on candidates will be voted on.

September 15, 2010 - Wednesday

Rafael for Supervisor: A Fall Fundraiser
When: September 15, 2010 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Duboce Park Cafe, 2 Sanchez Street, San Francisco
What: Join Rafael Mandelman for food, drink and entertainment to help elect Rafael Mandelman to Board of Supervisors.

September 16, 2010 - Thursday

Tom Ammiano celebrates 20 years in public office
When: September 16, 2010 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Triple Crown, 1772 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Celebrate two decades of Tom's cutting-edge legislation.
Benefactor: Ironworkers Local 377
Dale Gieringer, Dick Grosboll, Operating Engineers Local 3, Dennis Seely, Jerry Kalmar, Stationary Engineers Local 39
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1575, Denise M. Lapointe, District Council 16 Painters and Allied Trades, Esperanza Macias and Gwenn Craig, Esther Marks, Robert Morales, Teamsters Joint Council 7, Diane B. Wilsey
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555, Tim Durning, David Onek, Transport Workers Union Local 250A
Dennis Antenore, Jamie Awad, Alvin Baum, Ann Moller Caen, Susan Belinda Christian, Bob Dockendorff, Geoff Dryvynsyde and Matt Porta, Mark Dunlop, Milton Estes, Judith Flynn, Bruce Folsom, Jan Holloway, Roni Howard, Sharon Johnson, John Kirk, Barbara Lambarida, Joseph Lanthier, Teamster Local 856, Jody Le Witter and Marc Van Der Hout, Evan Mogan, Jeff and Sandy Mori, Joyce Newstat, William F. Owen, Jr., Robert Raich, Kevin Reed
Jan Adams, American Federation of Teachers Local 2121, Margie Baker, Michael Baxtr, Maurice Belote and Alan Broussard, Brenda Berlin, Charles Bolton and Claudine Huey, Shirley Breyer Black, David Chan and Chris Willers, Chris Collins, Larry Cruz, Catherine Cusic, Ina Dearman, Libby Denebeim,  Jamilah Din and Herb Mintz, Stephen Eckert, Douglas Engmann, Jean Field, Conny Ford, Irene Glassgold, Stephen and Alice Gooman, Joe Grubb, Maria Guillen, Tom Harrison, Bob Hernandez, 
Gerry Hurtado, Fred Pecker, ILWU NCDC, Wolf Israel, Agar Jaicks, Walter Johnson, Jeff J. Jones, John Klopacz and Richard Wilson, Karen Larsen, Myong Leigh, Betty MacMartin, Mary Magee and Ed Kinchley, Rafael Mandelman, Larry Martin, Eve Meyer, Tim Molinari, Jim Morales, Jane Morrison, Toye Moses, Alice Mosley, John J. Moylan, Carl L. Ntvig, Tom Nolan, Peter Olney, Mary O'Riordan, Trent Orr and Brian Mikulak, Paul Page, Saralie Pennington and Tom Herz, Duane Perry, Bob Prentice, Carlos Romero, Pamela A. Routh, Maggi Rubenstein, Norman Schlossberg, Bob Smith, Sandra and Elliot Smith, John Stricklin, Ken Tray, Debra Walker, Howard Wallace, Bill Watson, Jane Wattenberg, Richard E. Winnie, Jeff Wishnie, Tim Wolfred
No host bar Hors d'oeuvres
$35. Donation and up
Information: Esther Marks 415-665-5417

Michael Nava for San Francisco Superior Court 
When: September 16, 2010 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Live Sushi, 1 Gilbert Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser.
Co-Hosts: Peter Keane, Peter Fitzpatrick, Arcelia Hurtado, Niki Solis, Mat Haney, Linda Colfax, Tal Klement, Susan Ruthberg, Doug Welch and Armando Moshiko Miranda.
Join leaders of San Francisco's progresive legal, LGBT and Latino communities in supporting Michael Nava for Superior Court Judge.  All are welcome.  Please donate what you can.

District Three Democratic Club - Ballot Measures and Candidate Endorsements
When: September 16, 2010 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Tel-Hi Neighborhood Center, 660 Lombard Street, San Francisco
What: Endorsement meeting.  Hear proponents and opponents on some of the local and statewide measures and candidates running for Community College Board and Board of Education. Members will be voting on local and statewide ballot measures as well as candidates for Community College and Board of Education.

Upper Noe Neighbors - District Eight Candidates for District Eight
When: September 16, 2010 - Thursday
7:30 p.m.
Where: Upper Noe Recreation Center, (Day and Sanchez), San Francisco
What: Bill Hermenger, Rafael Mandelman, Rebecca Prozan and Scott Wiener, candidates for Supervisor  in District 8 will speak.  
Information: Vicki Rosen

September 17, 2010 - Friday

 SFOP - Citywide meeting
When: September 17, 2010 - Friday
6:30 p.m.
Where: St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 315 Cesar Chavez Street, San Francisco
What: City Wide Meeting.

September 18, 2010 - Saturday

20th Annual Moon Festival Street Fair 2010
When: September 18, 2010 - Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Chinatown, Grant Avenue, San Francisco

Anna Conda's Birthday Celebration
When: September 18, 2010 - Saturday
7:00 p.m. to Midnight
Where: Eagle, 12th Street and Harrison, San Francisco
What: Big birthday bash for Anna Conda.   Free admission.  Donations accepted.
Information: Matt Cottrill

September 19, 2010 - Sunday

Sunday Streets - Western  Addition , North Panhandle, Fillmore, Japantown
When: September 19, 2010 - Sunday
10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Panhandle in GG Park through North Panhandle to Fillmore, Kimball Playground, Peace Plaza in Japantown and Hayward Playground/Jefferson Square

5th Annual Leland Street Fair
When: September 19, 2010 - Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Leland Avenue Commercial Corridor,  Visitacion  Valley, San Francisco
What: Visitacion Valley welcomes you to their neighborhood.  Performing live on Main Stage will be Pete Escovedo and many other musicians and artists.  Food, craft vendors.  Meet the candidates for the November elections race for District 10 Supervisor.

Emily's Birthday Bash
When: September 19, 2010 - Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Rosa Parks Elementary School, 1501 O'Farrell, San Francisco
What: Celebrate Emily Murase's birthday.  Bring your family and friends.  Live music by Slinky Bukedero.  Campaign poster-making for kids.  In lieu of birthday  gifts, consider donating to Emily's  campaign  for San Francisco School Board.


San Francisco Democratic Party additional endorsements:
District 10 Supervisor:
  • lst Pick: DeWitt Lacy
  • 2nd Pick: Malia Cohen
  • 3rd Pick: Eric Smith
San Francisco School Board - co- endorsed:

  • Kim-Shree Maufas 
  • Hydra Mendoza
  • Emily Murase

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