Tuesday, November 9, 2010

San Francisco Political Events as of November 9, 2010

November 9, 2010 - Tuesday

Veterans Commons Groundbreaking Ceremony
When: November 9, 2010 - Tuesday
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: 150 Otis Street, San Francisco
What: Chinatown Community Development Center and Swords to Plowshares are partnering to develop the Veterans Commons. Groundbreaking ceremony. Building will provide permanent supportive housing and wrap-around care to 5 chronically homeless and senior veterans.

*Visitacion Valley Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)
When: November 9, 2010 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Recology SF, Environmental Learning Center, 401 Tunnel Avenue, San Francisco
What: Items from Agenda:
  • Remediation Update
  • Schlage Lock Site Planning - Overview and distribution of revised Open Space and Streetscape Plan
  • Executive Park EIR Overview
Information and to be added to mailing list: Lila Hussain lila.hussain@sfgov.or

Alliance for a Better District 6 - November meeting
When: November 9, 2010 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: 230 Eddy Street, Community Room, San Francisco
Information: 415-820-1560

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco - Telegraph Hill: Bootleggers, Bohemians, Eclectics and Neighbors
When: November 9, 2010 - Tuesday
7:30 p.m.
Where: Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California Street, San Francisco
What: Three historians of Telegraph Hill, Catherine Accardi, Mark Bittner and Rozell Overmire will present a diverse look at Telegraph Hill. Program includes historical images that illustrate the social and economic history, bohemian influences and play the recorded words of Telegraph Hill's oral history subjects.
$5. for non-members.

November 10, 2010 - Wednesday

Police Commission
When: November 10, 2010 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
What: Items from agenda:
Chief's Report - Review of recent activities.
Ccommissioners: Joe Marshall, Thomas Mazzucco, Petra Dejesus, Angela Chan, James Hammer, Carol Kingsley, R. James Slaughter
Information: 415-553--1667

Garfield Square Park Meeting - David Campos
When: November 10, 2010 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Garfield Square Clubhouse, Treat between 25th Street and 26th Street, San Francisco
What: Community meeting with Supervisor David Campos.  Join Neighborhood Parks Council, Supervisor David Campos and your neighborhood Rec and Park staff to hear a report back from the September 29th meeting.
Information: sfnpc.org

 *District 5 Democratic Club
When: November 10, 2010 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: 405 Shrader Street, San Francisco
What: Reforming meeting. 

November 11, 2010 - Thursday

Veterans Day

San Francisco Public Press fall print launch party
When: November 11, 2010 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Mechanics' Institute, 57 Post Street, San Francisco
What: Join San Francisco Public Press for drinks and appetizers, pick up a free copy of the Fall 2010 edition of the newspaper.  
RSVP and buy tickets: $20. sfpublicpress.org/membership

HANC - Meet the new Captain of SFPD Park Station
When: November 11, 2010 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where: The Urban School, 1563 Page Street, San Francisco
WhatCaptain Denis O'Leary will share his thoughts and intentions concerning policing in the Haight.
Information: hancsf@yahoo.com

*No Secret Anymore: The Times of Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon DVD Launch Party
When: November 11, 2010 - Thursday
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Party to celebrate the DVD launch of "No Secret Anymore: The Times of Del Martin  and Phyllis Lyon" and to celebrate Phyllis's 86th Birthday.
Frameline at the Center event will feature a post-screening Q&A with Phyllis  Lyon, director JEB (Joan E. Biren), and co-producer Dee Mosbacher. Co-sponsored by Lyon-Martin Health Services. Free.
Information: frameline.org

November 13, 2010 - Saturday

Excelsior Arts Summit
When: November 13, 2010 - Saturday
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Excelsior Boys and Girls Club, 163 London Street, San Francisco
What: Community members and artists are invited to talk about beautification of the community through the arts. 
Information: Ryan Thayer at Ryant.eag@gmail.com

November 15, 2010 - Monday

*Harvey Matthews Bayview Hunters Point Democratic Club
When: November 15, 2010 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Bayview Police Station Community Room, 201 Wiliams Street, San Francisco
What: State Senator Leland Yee and Lydia Vincent - Coordinator Bayview Koshland Fellows will be in attendance.
Information:  leah@byhpdemclub.org

Safeway - Public meeting about remodeling of LaPlaya/Ocean Beach location
When: November 15, 2010 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Great Hall at the San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco
What: Public meeting abut remodeling of LaPlaya/Ocean Beach location.  
RSVP: natalie.mattei@safeway.com
Source: richmondsfblog.com 

Noe Valley Democratic Club - Election Recap -  Dr. Corey Cook
When: November 15, 2010 - Monday
7:30 p.m.
Where: St. Philips Church, 725 Diamond Street, San Francisco
What:  Dr. Corey Cook will present election results from macro to micro and will be followed by a question and answer session.  
Information: Molly Fleischman molly@ffrsf.com

November 16, 2010 Tuesday

SPUR - Planning history of Market Street
When: November 16, 2010 - Tuesday
12:30 p.m.
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Jeff Tumlin of Nelson/Nygaard will talk about the unknown history of Market Street.  
$5. non-members
Information: spur.com

*UCSF Meeting - two meetings
When: November 16, 2010 - Tuesday
Starting at 6:00 p.m.
Where: 654 Minnesota Street, San Francisco
What: UCSF Community meeting. 
6:00 to 7:30 p.m. - Mission Bay Phase 2.  Plan for the remaining undeveloped blocks on th UCSF Mission Bay campus.  Will be soliciting feedback on various options regarding campus locations for future research buildings, housing, outdoor recreational space, parking and other uses.
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Mission Bay Hospital - Proposed Garage Design, upcoming construction activities.
Information and to be put on mailing list: Heather Carroll-Fisher hcarroll-fisher@cgr.ucsf.edu

SPUR  - "See How They Run"
When: November 16, 2010 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Screen of "See How They Run" documentary of the 1999 mayoral race between incumbent Willie Brown and 12 other candidates including Tom Ammiano. (wonderful film - history in the making).  Film made by Emily Morse.
$5. non-members

November 17, 2010 - Wednesday

*Redmond Kernan Lecture at the Presidio - "El Polin and the Mexican Presidio: New finds at El Polin Springs"
When: November 17, 2010 - Wednesday
5:30 Reception
7:00 Lecture
What: Redmond Kernan Lecture at the Presidio hosted  by the Presidio Historical Association.
"El Polin  and the Mexican Presidio: New finds at El Polin Springs"
Lecture by Eric Blind and Kari Jones, Presidio Archaeology Lab and Adrian Praetzellis, Professor on Anthropology, Sonoma State University
Information: 415-561-5418

*The 2010 NEN Awards
When: November 17, 2010 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Awards Ceremony
7:45 p.m to 8:30 p.m. - Reception
Where: City Hall, San Francisco
What: 2010 NEN Awards. Winners:
  • Best Community Challenge Grant Project - Growing Home Community Garden
  • NERT Leadership Award - Bob and Lynn Jacklevitch
  • Best Graffiti Watch Volunteer Award - Robert Finnell
  • Outstanding Park Volunteer Group Award - Panhandle Park Stewards
  • Best Green Community Project - Treasure Island Job Corps Farm Project and City Slicker Farms
  • Best Neighborhood Watch Group - 100 block of Langton Street Neighborhood Watch
  • Most Empowering City Employee of the Year Award - Mohammed Nuru
  • Neighborhood Youth Leadership Award - Mitzi Chavez
  • Best Merchant Assoc./BID of the Year Award - Taraval Parkside Merchants Association
  • Comeback Neighborhood of the Year - Visitacion Valley
  • NEN Lifetime Achievement Award - Jim Meko
  • NEN Hall of Fame - Luisa Ezquerro
Sponsored by AT&T, PG&E, Wells Fargo, SAFE, Neighborhood Parks Council
Information and register: empowersf.org or email nen@sfgov.org

*Emerge America - Welcome new president - Karen Middleton
When: November 17, 2010 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Home of Joanna Rees and John Hamm
What: Join Emerge America in welcoming the new president - Karen Middleton.
Hosted by: Amy Andersen, Denise Bauer, Kathy Burke, Annie Egan, Amy Everitt, Emily Evers, Meg Froelich, Dorka Keehn, John Rogers, Cataina Ruiz-Healy, Mary Hughes, Joanna Rees and John Hamm, Janet Reilly, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Nancy Kirschner Rodriguez, Heidi Sieck, Marya Stark and Virginia Witt.
Individual Ticket: $75.
Information and to RSVP : alisha@emergeamerica.org

*Victory Celebration for John Rizzo's College Board election result
When: November 17, 2010 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Martin Macks, 1568 Haight Street, San Francisco
What: Celebration of John Rizzo's first place finish in Community College Board election.

*Quarterly Duboce Park Community Meeting
When: November 17, 2010 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Harvey Milk Recreation Center, Lower Meeting Room, San Francisco
Information: eric.andersen@sfgov.org

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