Tuesday, May 17, 2011

San Francisco Political Events through June 9, 2011

Picture: Clare's Deli - 17th Street and Guerrero - next to 500 Club - walk by and smell the bacon!

May 17, 2011 - Tuesday

San Francisco Taxi Cab Protest
When: May 17, 2011 - Tuesday
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Polk Street Side, San Francisco
WhatCabbies Helping Cabbies are holding a demonstration.  Cab drivers in San Francisco feel they are being treated unfairly and would like to separate from the SFMTA and have a taxi commission formed.

San Francisco Gray Panthers -  The UN-Patriot Act
When: May 17, 2011 - Tuesday
12:30 p.m.
Where: Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin, San Francisco
What: The UN-Patriot Act: Civil Liberties Under Attack

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When: May 17, 2011 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
What:Agenda: http://www.sfbos.org/ftp/uploadedfiles/bdsupvrs/bosagendas/agendas/2011/BAG051711.pdf
SupervisorsDavid Chiu, John Avalos, David Campos, Carmen Chu, Malia Cohen, Sean Elsbernd, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Ross Mirkarimi, Scott Wiener

Campaign Kick-Off -Sharmin Bock for District Attorney
When: May 17, 2011 - Tuesday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: One Leidesdorff, 344 Pine Street, San Francisco
WhatKick-Off campaign for Sharmin Bock for District Attorney.  Featuring Congresswoman Jackie Speier, National Women's Political Caucus President Lulu Flores and former State SenatorCarole Midgen.

Better Market Street Project
When: May 17, 2011 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Warfield, 982 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Public Meeting about the future of Market Street and the Better Market Street Project.

San Francisco For Democracy
When: May 17, 2011 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Schroeder's Restaurant, 240 Front Street, San Francisco
WhatGOP War on Women and Seniors. Two speakers who can discuss the real stakes in conservatives' national legislative war  against the health and well-being of women and seniors.  Speaking for Planned Parenthood will be Adrienne Bousian of Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific. Representing seniors will be Michael Lyon from Grey Panthers.

May 18, 2011 - Wednesday

2011 Public Defender's Justice Summit
When: May 18, 2011 -Wednesday
9:00 a.m. to Noon
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What: 2011 Justice Summit: Justice by the Book.
9 a.m. - Registration
9:30 a.m. - Panel I - By the Book: Authors on Criminal Justice
11:15 a.m. - Panel II - The Ethics of Law Enforcement: Preventing Abuse of Power
12:30 p.m. - Lunch
1:30 p.m. - Panel III - From San Francisco to the High Court:The future of the Death Penalty
Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender
Mary McDonagh Murphy (via Skype), author, Scott, Atticus and Boo
Sheldon Siegel, attorney and mystery novelist, Perfect Alibi
Paulette Frankl, author, Lust for Justice
Tony Serra, defense attorney
John Burris, civil rights attorney
Pete Herley, former chief, Tiburon Police Department
George Gascon, San Francisco District Attorney
Jeanne Woodford, Executive Director of California Death Penalty Focus and former warden, San Quentin State Prison
Register onlinesfpublicdefender.org

Budget and Finance Committee
When: May 18, 2011 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
What: Agenda: http://www.sfbos.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=38468
SupervisorsCarmen Chu, Ross Mirkarimi, Jane Kim, Scott Wiener, David Chiu

San Francisco Police Commission/Human Rights Commission Joint Meeting
When: May 18, 2011 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
What: Joint meeting San Francisco Police Commission/Human Rights Commission
San Francisco Police Department's response to concerns raised by the Human Rights  Commission. Hearing Report "Community Concerns of Surveillance, Racial and Religious Profiling of Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian Communities and Potential Reactivation of SFPD Intelligence Gathering".
Introduction and Overview: Commissioner Thomas Mazzucco, Police Commission
Commissioner Michael Sweet, Human Rights Commission: Background and overview of the September 23, 2010 hearing and report
Human Rights Commission's Director: Theresa Sparks
Chief of Police Gregory P. SuhrSan Francisco Police Department practices and policies
John Crew, ACLU, and Veena Dubal, Asian Law Caucus
Human Rights CommissionersShirley Breyer-Black, Cecilia C. Chung, Doug Chan, Mark Kelleher, Faye Woo Lee, Todd Mavis, Nazly Mohajer, Tom Pier, Victoria Ruiz, Michael Sweet, Julius Turman
Police CommissionersThomas Mazzucco, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, James T. Hammer, Angela Chan, Carol Kingsley, R. James Slaughter

San Francisco Tomorrow Annual Awards Dinner
When: May 18, 2011 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - Reception
7:00 p.m. - Dinner
Where: Castagnola's, 286 Jefferson Street, San Francisco
WhatSan Francisco Tomorrow Annual Awards Dinner "Good City Planning Is Essential".
Jack Morrison Lifetime Achievement AwardAllan Jacobs - City Planning Director 1967-1975
PresenterBruce Anderson, Urban Conservationist
Unsung Heroes:
Kathrin Moore, Christina Olague, Bill Sugaya - Planning Commission Members - Appointed by the Board of Supervisors
PatronsMark Leno, Tom Ammiano, Bruce Balshone, Jan Blum, Bernie Choden and Lois Scott, Jennifer Clary, Robert Dockendorff, Chris Duderstadt, Judith Flynn, Louise and James Frankel, Inge Horton, James and Ella Mae Lew, Esther Marks, Mary Anne Miller, Jane Morrison, Jake Sigg, Nancy Shanahan and Aaron Peskin, Peter Straus
Gerald Adams, Alec Bash, Bruce Bonacker - Bonacker Associates, Robin Brasso, Eddie Chin, Becky Evans, Sue Cauthen, Arthur Chang, Denise D'Anne, Arthur Feinstein, Golden Gate Park Preservation Alliance, Aaron Goodman, Ruth Gravanis, Charlotte Hennessy, Sue Hestor, Katherine Howard, Gerald Hurtado, Paul Kohler, Charlotte Maeck, Lawrence Martin, Amy Meyer, Richard Navarro, Pelican Media - Judy Irving, Adam Scow, Edward Van Egri, Judith Wessing, Howard Wong.
PresenterSue Hestor, Land Use Attorney
Dinner $55.  No-Host Bar
Information: RSVP  Jane 415-564-1482

Elections Commission Meeting
When: May 18, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
What: Agenda: http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=2686
From the agenda "discussion and possible action regarding the selection of the Elections Commission's three appointees to the Redistricting Task Force  evaluating applicants and choosing the three appointees".
"Discussion and possible action to adopt policy related to possible Saturday voting, its budget estimate, its logistics, its legal requirements and constraints, its fundraising, or other considerations related to implementation."
CommissionersRichard Matthews, Rosabella Safon, Gerard Gleason, Arnold Townsend, Catalina Ruiz-Healty, Winnie Yu, Jill Rowe

SoMa Leadership Council - "Underground entertainment: the good, bad and ugly of it all".
When: May 18, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Folsom/Dore Apartments, Community Room,  1346 Folsom Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Police Department, the arts, the entertainment industry and the community will gather for forum "Underground entertainment: the good, bad and ugly of it all". Everyone is invited

San Francisco Coalition for Responsible Growth - Mayor Ed Lee
When: May 18, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - No host cocktails with appetizers
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Dinner - Guest Speaker
Where: Capurro's Restaurant, 498 Jefferson Street, San Francisco
What: Second Annual San Francisco Coalition for Responsible Growth Dinner.
Guest SpeakerMayor Ed Lee
Price: $200.
Information: sfcrg.com

*Carnegie to Contemporary: Building San Francisco Libraries
When: May 18, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, Koret Auditorium, San Francisco
What: Panel discussion on the architecture and design of San Francisco Public Library branches including LEED and sustainable design.
Alice Carey, Owner and Founder of Carey and Company
Gary Hoy, City Architect, Department of Public Works
Charles Higueras, Program Manager of Department Works
Friends of the Library Board Member and  former  President of the Library Commission
Karin Payson, Karin Payson Architecture and Design
Moderated by Peter Wiley, publisher, author and Friends of the Francisco Public Library Board Member.

A Giant Night Out with Dennis Herrera
When: May 18, 2011 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: The Republic, 3213 Scott Street, San Francisco
What: Come watch the World Series Champions Giants  battle the Los Angeles Dodgers with City Attorney and mayoral candidate Dennis Herrera - the two teams will play in L.A. as we watch the rivalry unfold on tv.
Complimentary appetizers, cheap beer and great company.
$100. Cy Young, $50. Triple Crown $50. $35. Rookie of the Year/Student
RSVP and Information: herreraformayor.com

Noe Valley Democratic Club - Panel Discussion - State of Unions in San Francisco and California.
When: May 18, 2011 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where: St Philips Church, 725 Diamond, San Francisco
What: Panel Discussion regarding State of Unions in San Francisco and California
Tim Paulson - Director of the San Francisco Labor Council
Ken Tray      - United Educators of San Francisco
Sean Elsbernd - Supervisor District 7
Information: Molly Fleischman molly@ffrsf.com

May 19, 2011 - Thursday

*Rally to Save GoSolarSF
When: May 19, 2011 - Thursday
9:45 a.m.  - Rally at City Hall Polk Street Streets
10:00 a.m. - Meeting in the Board of Supervisors Chambers
Where: City Hall, San Francisco
What: Rally to save GoSolarSF, one of the nation's most successful green programs.

Budget and Finance Committee - Special Meeting
When: May 19, 2011 - Thursday
10:00 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Agenda: http://www.sfbos.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=38469
Special Meeting
SupervisorsCarmen Chu, Ross Mirkarimi, Jane Kim, Scott Wiener, David Chiu

Public Safety Meeting
When: May 19, 2011 - Thursday
10:30 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco (note different room)
What: Agenda  ( will not upload from website)
SupervisorsRoss Mirkarimi, Malia Cohen, David Campos

San Francisco Planning Commission
When: May 19, 2011 - Thursday
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
What: Agenda: http://www.sf-planning.org/index.aspx?page=2779
CommissionersChristina Olague, Ron Miguel, Michael J. Antonini, Gwyneth Borden, Rodney Fong, Kathrin Moore, Hisashi Sugaya

Rules Committee
When: May 19, 2011 - Thursday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
What: Agenda:http://www.sfbos.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=38510
SupervisorsJane Kim, Sean Elsbernd, Mark Farrell

State Senator Mark Leno - Fundraiser
When: May 19, 2011 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: John's Grill, 63 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for State Senator Mark Leno.   Great food and drink as we support Mark in his senatorial endeavors and dedication to the community
Tickets: $100., $250., $500.
RSVP  rsvp@mckinleypillows.com actbue.com/page/markleno-johnsgrill

San Francisco Living Wage Fundraiser
When: May 19, 2011 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Sunrise Restaurant, 3126 24th Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for San Francisco Living Wage - Latin American Cuisine, beer and sangria. DJ music guest and poetry reading.
Information: livingwage-sf.org

Equality California - Town Hall Meeting
When: May 19, 2011 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: SF LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Equality California is holding a series of town halls across California and online for members of the community to come together and discuss the wisdom of moving forward with a ballot initiative to overturn Prop. 8.
Information: prop8@eqca.org

Harvey Milk Club  Awards Annual Dinner
When: May 19, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. reception
7:00 p.m. dinner
Where: Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Come celebrate 35th Anniversary of the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club.
Keynote Speaker: Clarence B. Jones - former advisor, speech writer and close friends of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Tickets on line: milkclub.org   Individual tickets $60. to $150. RSVP BY May 5th

*NOPA - General Meeting
When: May 19, 2011 - Thursday
7:30 p.m.
Where: Oasis Cafe, 901 Divisadero, San Francisco
What: NOPA general meeting.
Bay to Breakers Discussion
Captain O'Leary from Park Station will discuss Bay to Breakers.
Information: nopna.org

May 20, 2011 - Friday

"Visual Arts Showcase"  - City Hall San Francisco
When: May 20, 2011 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Offices of Supervisors David Chiu, John Avalos, Eric Mar, Jane Kim.
What: Visual Arts Showcase - Julie Michelle - 'I Live Here - SF' exhibit of local residents will be featured in each Supervisor's reception area.

Reception for Mission Dolores Mural
When: May 20, 2011 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Mission Market, 85 Bartlett Street, San Francisco
What: Celebrate the re-creation of the Mission Dolores Mural on Bartlett Street. Thanks to the generous support of the community, Margaret Healy, and the Mexican Museum.
Artists: Jet Martinez, Bunnie Reiss, Ezra Eismont, Ben Wood with the Mission Community Market

May 21, 2011 - Saturday

*Mighty Mutt Strut Dog March - From the GGNRA to your Neighborhood Park
When: May 21, 2011 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. gather at Ocean Beach (Sloat Blvd parking lot)
10:30 a.m. march approximately 1.5 miles up Sloater, left on Vale Avenue into Stern Grove
11:00 a.m. arrive at Stern Grover
Where: Ocean Beach, San Francisco
GGNRA wants to restrict dog lovers and dogs.  Let's show them the strength of the dog community.  Celebrate the dog community and bring public and media attention to the opposition to the GGNRA's proposal.

Leland Avenue Sidewalk Sales/Artwalk and Jazzfest
When: May 21, 2011 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Downtown Vis Valley, Leland Avenue from Bayshore Blvd., to Rutland Street, San Francisco
What: Meet your neighbors.  Leland Avenue Sidewalk Sale.  Local artists.
Information: sf.vvboom@gmail.com

7th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration
When: May 21, 2011 -  Saturday
11 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: In front of the Asian Art Museum leading up to the Little Saigon District, San Francisco
What7th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration.  Asian American artists, Djs, martial arts experts, pop  culture j-cars, food, kids' area, cultural procession, film screenings.  Free, open to public.

Irish American Democratic Club of San Francisco - Annual Luncheon
When: May 21, 2011 - Saturday
11:30 a.m.
Where: Marines Memorial Club, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco
WhatThe Irish American Democratic Club of San Francisco Remembers President John F. Kennedy.
Honoring Community Activist Jane Morrison with the first John F. Kennedy Legacy Award.
SponsorsLeland Yee, Mark Leno, Fiona Ma, Phil Ting, Gerald Hurtado, Jim Wachob, Daniel Sullivan, Bob Twomey, Eileen Kivlehan, Jim Weixel, Mary O'Biordan, John O'Riordan, Joan Simmons, Jane Morrison.
Master of CeremoniesJim Wachob
Event Chair: Mary O'Riordan
$50. - No Host Bar
Information: 415-927-0542
RSVP by May 10, 2011
Checks made out to Irish American Democratic Club, Eileen Kivlehan, Treasurer, Irish American Democratic Club, 1494-7th Avenue, San Francisco

May 22, 2011 - Sunday

Official "Avalos for Mayor" Kick-A Kick-Off Rally 
When: May 22, 2011 - Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Victoria Manalo Draves Park, Folsom Street between 6th and 7th Street, San Francisco
What: Join to gather with John Avalos' community: friends, family and supporters and they gather to make a public showing of support and officially kick off John's journey to the San Francisco Mayor's office.
Information: avalosformayor.com

Harvey Milk Day 2011
When: May 22, 2011 - Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Jane Warner Plaza on the corner of Castro and Market Street, San Francisco
What: Celebrate Harvey Milk's Birthday.  Rally with speeches from Supervisor Scott Wiener, friends of Supervisor Milk including Cleve Jones and Anne Kronenberg.  After the rally, there will be a march down Castro Street to the site of Harvey Milk's Camera Shop.

May 23, 2011 - Monday

CMAC - California Music Culture Association - Supervisor Jane Kim
When: May 23, 2011 - Monday
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Mezzanine, 44 Jessie Street, San Francisco
What: Join District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim for a City Hall perspective on policies impacting the industry.
Information: info@cmacsf.org cmacsf.org

*NOPA Community Meet and Greet for Dennis Herrera for Mayor
When: May 23, 2011 - Monday
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Vinyl Wine Bar, 359 Divisadero Street, San Francisco
What: NOPA Community Meet and Greet for Dennis Herrera for San Francisco Mayor.
Casual conversation with City Attorney Dennis Herrera. Ask questions about his plans to make San Franciscco a city that works.
Hosted by:
Jarie Bolander  - President, North of the Panhandle Neighbors Association
London Breed - Executive Director African American Art and Culture Complex
Jeff Hanak -Owner, NOPA Restaurant
Sheryl Davis - Executive Director - Mo' Magic (Mobilizing Adolescent Growth in our Communities)
Halimah Najieb-Locke - Student Body President - University of San Francisco
Titles given for identification purpose only.
RSVP  http://bit.ly/HerreraNopaCommunityEvent
Information: Kristen@HerreraforMayor.com

May 24, 2011 - Tuesday

Better Market Street - Open House
When: May 24, 2011 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Spear Street, San Francisco
What: The City of San Francisco is hosting an Open House and Presentation of the Better Market Street Project.  Your feedback and participation are essential.

May 25, 2011 - Wednesday

Reception/Fundraiser for Ross Mirkarimi - Candidate for Sheriff of San Francisco
When: May 25, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Pier 23, The Embarcadero at the foot of Greenwich Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser/reception for Ross Mirkarimi - Candidate for Sheriff of San Francisco
Co-Sponsors: Barry "Shabaka" Henley, Debra Walker, Christina Olague, Linda Connelly, Dipak Patel, Enrique Rodriguez, Sam Patel, Leah Taylor Pimentel, Victor Pimentel, Rev. Dr. James McCray, Gail Jackson McCray, Nick Gregoratos, George J. Smith III, Floyd Johnson,Catherine Sneed, George Jurand, Phelicia Jones, Cathy Davis, Frank Williams, Maurice James, Angela Beck, Kevin Henley, Lou Gordon, Joel Turtle, Lloyd Graetz, Montel Jennings, Rudy Corpuz, Paulette Brown, Terry Anders, Tom Murphy, Gladys Soto, Ellison Horne, Sharen Hewitt, Tia Hewitt, Laurel Muniz, Ahuva, Emanuel and Barak Jolish

SFUSD Community Budget Meeting - The Ongoing State Budget Crisis
When: May 25, 2011 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.  to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Jefferson Elementary School, 1725 Irving Street, San Francisco
What: SFUSD Community Budget Meeting.  The Ongoing State Budget Crisis.  What does it mean for San Francisco's Public Schools? Come learn about the SFUSD budget and share your questions and suggestions.

San Francisco Democratic Party - Monthly Meeting
When: May 25, 2011 -  Wednesday (correction) - DCCC always meets on Wednesdy
7:00 p.m.
Where: State Building, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Milton Marks Auditorium, San Francisco
What: Agenda http://sfdemocrats.org/sites/default/files/Agenda%20for%20May%2025.pdf
Includes presentations by Mayoral Candidate Leland Yee, Michela Alioto-Pier and Ross Mirkarimi for Sheriff.  20 minutes and 10 minutes questions each candidate.
Information: sfdemocrats.org

May 26, 2011 - Thursday

SF Tech Dems  - First meeting - casual mixer
When: May 26, 2011 - Thursday
5:30 p.m.
Where: Mavelous, 1408 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Join the SF Tech Dems and help shape technology policy in San Francisco, Bay Area and Sacramento.  Will be endorsing for the fall elections, three meetings are required before voting at a 4th meeting.  First event will be a casual mixer.  Pay membership dues for 2011 online or at the door.
Information: Adriel Hampton techdems@adrielhampton.com

San Francisco SAFE Inc. - One City, Many SAFE Neighborhoods
When: May 26, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Fort Mason Conference Center, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Safe's Fourth Annual Gala, One City, Many SAFE Neighborhoods.
Honoring community members and police officers who have made outstanding efforts in crime prevention and public safety.
Honoring Neighborhood Leaders:
Jean Bogiages - Mariposa-Utah Neighborhood Association
Sandra Gardner - American Red Cross - Bay Area Chapter
Stephanie Hughes - Alice Griffith
Dorothy Leftkovitz -  Parkmerced
Keynote speakerSupervisor Mark Farrell, SFPD's new Police Chief Greg Suhr.
Cocktails, dinner, Community awards, raffle, silent auction
$100. a person.
Information to buy ticketssfsafe.org

May 28, 2011 - Saturday

San Francisco Carnaval Festival
When: May 28 and May 29, 2011
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Harrison Street between 16th Street and 22nd Street, San Francisco
What:  Two day Carnaval Festival.

May 29, 2011 - Sunday

 Carnaval Grand Parade
When: May 29, 2011 - Sunday
9:30 a.m.
Where: Parade begins at Bryant and 24th Street, proceeds down Mission to 17th Street, San Francisco
What: Grand Marshal Danny Glover along with Giants' mascot Lou Seal and the World Series trophy.

Wood Avenue - Ross Mirkarimi  - Sheriff Michael Hennessey
When: May 29, 2011 - Sunday
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: 62 Woodland Avenue, San Francisco
What: Meet Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi candidate for Sheriff along with Sheriff Michael Hennessey (retiring after 32 years).
Co-HostsArt Agnos, Eric Mar, Jake McGoldrick, Victor Makras, La Raza Lawyers, Aaron Peskin, Alix Rosenthal, John Rizzo, Jane Morrison, Agar Jaicks.
PatronsRobert Dockendorff, Dick Grosboll, Evan Mogan, Jane Morrison, Aaron Peskin, Joan Simmons, Alix Rosenthal, Carl Williams, Esther Marks
SponsorsRay Berard, Jane Bernard-Powers, Robin Brasso, Pamela Brennan, John Casserly, Ina Dearman, Jacques Fitch, Civilian Congress, Gerry Hurtado, Gimmy Park Li, Darshan and Olivia Singh, Eileen Kivlehan, Jeannie Maher, Edith Wellin, Cheryl Willis, James Roe
Donor's Choice $35. up.
Sunday Brunch.

May 30, 2011 - Monday

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Commemoration - Presidio
When: May 30, 2011 - Monday
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Where: Presidio - Main Post - Anza Avenue, San Francisco
What: Memorial Day Commemoration.
Parade on the Main Post: led by the Pipes and Drums of the 191st Army Band.
Ceremony ends with 21-gun salute by the U.S. Army 5th Brigade 75th Division.
Light refreshments and a spiritual service sponsored by the Interfaith Center will be held at the nearby Presidio Chapel.
Free shuttle service will be provided from parking areas around the Main Post to National Cemetery.

May 31, 2011 - Tuesday

Potrero Boosters - Annual Installation and Awards Banquet
When: May 31, 2011 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Dinner
Where: UCSF Conference Center, 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco
WhatPotrero Boosters Annual Installation and Awards Banquet. Recognizing those in the community who work to improve their neighborhood and to install new officers.
Information, Reservations  and pay via PayPal PotreroBoosters.org

David Onek for District Attorney - Asian Americans for David Onek
When: May 31, 2011 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Chez Papa Resto, 4 Mint Plaza, San Francisco
What: Asian Americans for David Onek, Our Next San Francisco District Attorney
 Please join  Eric Mar, Hydra Mendoza, Sandra Lee Fewer, Steve Ngo, Connie Chan, Jason Chan, Diane Chin, Shelly Kapoor Collins, Jon Osaki, Anders Yang, Keith Kamisugi in supporting David Onek for District Attorney.
$25. Donation
RSVP bit.ly/aapionek RSVP on.fb.me/aapionekfb

SPUR  - The Cityscapes of San Francisco
What: May 31, 2011 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: John King, San Francisco Chronicle urban design critic, in conjunction with his first book "Cityscapes: San Francisco and its Buildings" will talk about "10 ways to look at a city".
$5. non-members

June 1, 2011 - Wednesday

*Alliance for a Better District 6 Districtwide Meeting
When: June 1, 2011-Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Alexander Residence, 230 Eddy Street, Community Room (back of lobby), San Francisco
What: Alliance for a Better District 6 Districtwide meeting.
Hugo Hotel, 200Sixth Street presentation
Fuel, bar/lounge in the Renoir Hotel at 1108 Market Street
Community Updates
Legislative updates
Information 415-820-1560

June 2, 2011 - Thursday

*Asian Pacific Islanders for David Chiu
When: June 2, 2011 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Eve SF, 575 Howard Street, San Francisco
What: Join the Asian Pacific Islander community and they come together to meet with David Chiu,
candidate for mayor.
Host Committee: Hanley Chan, Claire Chang, Leslie Coquilla, Chris Do, Stephen Gong, Eli Kuo, Chau Lam, Myron Lee, Steve Liu, Bala Musrif, Mary Nicely, Keesa Ocampo, Crystle Wong, Dean Yao
Donations $25, $50, $100, $250.
Information: davidchiuformayor.com

June 3, 2011 - Friday

*District 11 Democratic Club - Twelfth Annual Dinner and Auction
When: June 3, 2011 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. No-Host Bar and Silent Auction
7:00 p.m. - Dinner
8:00 p.m. - Live Auction
Where: Spanish Cultural Center, 2850 Alemany Blvd, San Francisco.
What: 12th Annual District 11 Democratic Club Annual Dinner and Auction.
Spanish Cultural Center is famous for their Paella Valenciana.
Speaker: Supervisor John Avalos
Individual: $70. at door, $60. in advance
Senior $55 at door. $50 in advance
Send check  District 11 Democratic Club, 143 London Street, San Francisco
District 11 Officers: Claire Zvanski - President; Mary Harris - Vice President; Grace D'Anca - Secretary;
Mary Goodnature - Parliamentarian Jose Torres, Treasurer; Al Harris and Roger Underhill - Delegates-at-Large
Information: MaBear08@sbcglobal.net

June 4, 2011 - Saturday

*Dennis Herrera for Mayor Official Campaign Kick-Off
When: June 4, 2011 - Saturday
10:30 a.m.  to 1:30 p.m.
Where: African American Art an Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco
What: Join Dennis Herrera as he officially kicks off his campaign for mayor and lays the groundwork for his vision to make San Francisco a City that works.
Information: herreraformayor.com

*David Onek  - Volunteer Mobilization Event
When: June 4, 2011 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Horace Mann Middle School, 3351 23rd Street, San Francisco
What: Volunteer Mobilization event for David Onek - candidate for District Attorney.
Collect signatures to get David Onek on the ballot.
RSVP and Information:    davidonek.com/rsvp-june-4

June 6, 2011 - Monday

*San Francisco Democratic Party Unity Luncheon
When June 6, 2011 - Monday
11:30 a.m.
Where: Intercontinental San Francisco, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco
What: Annal Unity Luncheon and Fund Raiser. Help in efforts to strengthen and building the Democratic Party.
Joanna Rees
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader
Assemblyman Tom Ammiano
Residential Builders Association
Stearns Consulting
T.Y. Lin International
Kevin Reed
Table Host:
Congresswoman Jackie Speier
Senator Leland Yee
City Attorney Dennis Herrera
Barbary Coast Consulting
Fire Fighters Local 798
San Francisco Women's Political Committee
United Educators of San Francisco
Chartered Democratic Clubs:
Democratic Women's Forum
Democratic Women in Action
District 2 Democratic Club
District 3 Democratic Club
District 5 Democratic Club
Harvey Milk LGBT DemocraticClub
San Francisco Young Democrats
Sharmin Bock
Emerald Fund
Assemblywoman Fiona Ma
Supervisor David Chiu, Board President
IFPTE Local 21
Julie Elman and Harris and Gordon Harris
Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi
Individual Tickets: $76.
Information: Emily Lowe elowe@sfdemocrats.org

June 7, 2011 - Tuesday

Happy Hour/Fundraiser - Ross Mirkarimi for San Francisco Sheriff
When: June 7, 2011 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Laborers' Union Local 261, 3271 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Join the men and women of LiUNA! LOCAL 261 and other organizations as we celebrate summer and begin efforts to elect Ross Mirkarimi, the next sheriff of San Francisco
*Honorary Co-Chairs for the Event:
Mike Casey, president Unite-Here, Local 2
Aaron Peskin, Chair, San Francisco Democratic Prty
Francesca Vietor, President, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.
*for ID purposes only
Information: 415-810-4500

June 9, 2011 - Thursday

*San Francisco Labor Council - COPE Banquet 
When: June 9, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. - Cocktail Reception
7:00 p.m. - Dinner
What: San Francisco Labor Council COPE Banquet.  Honoring Assemblywoman Fiona Ma - 100% Voting Record in 2010.
2010 Election Warriors: 
SEIU 1021, IFPTE 21, United Educators of San Francisco, United-HERE Local 2, AFSCME 3299, California Nurses Association, SEIU 87, Firefighters Local 798, Ironworkers Local 377.
Tickets: $200.
RSVP Emily Nelson emily@sflaborcouncil.org

Chinese for Affirmative Action - CAA 2011 Celebration of Justice
When: June 9, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program
Where: Empress of China, 838 Grant Avenue, San Francisco
What: CAA's Celebration of Justice.  Gather to celebrate our accomplishments and honor special friends and allies.
Jean Quan  and Floyd Huen
Francisco Ugarte
Frances Lee
Phil Choy
Tickets $200.
Information http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CAA2011COJ

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