Monday, August 15, 2011

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August 15, 2011 

League of Women Voters of San Francisco -  Ballot Measure Discussion
When: August 15, 2011 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: 582 Market Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco
What: Discussion on the Ballot Measures with the League Representative on the Ballot Simplification Committee, Adele Fasick
Board Members - Cynthia Foster, Barbara McEntee, Eleanor Gonzalez, Jolinda Sim, Maxine Anderson, Karen Valentia Clopton, Fran Finney, Chandra Friese, Leslie Goodge, Sally Sheridan Grady, Megan Kell Ingraham, Katie Muehlenkamp, Julie Navejas, Lauren Reid, Jackie Smith, Heather Sterner, Megan Stephenson - per website

San Francisco Arts Democratic Club - Endorsement Vote
When: August  15, 2011 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Endorsement Meeting.
Officers: Debra Walker, Vinay Bilat, David Gluck, Brenda Berlin, Scot Kuiper, Wu Kochiyama, Megan Stephenson, Eric Smith, Maria Martinez

Central City Democrats - Endorsement Meeting
When: August 15, 2011- Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: 201 Turk Street Family Apartments Community Room, 201 Turk Street, San Francisco
WhatEndorsement meeting for November ballot.  Listen to November 8th candidates seeking their endorsement/support.
Officers: Michael Nulty, David Elliott Lewis, Marvis Phillips, Dennis Isner, Susan Bryan, Dean Clark, Otto Duffy
Information: 339-8683

Joanna Rees - Talk of the Neighborhood - Cole Valley
When: August 15, 2011 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Reverie Coffee Cafe, 848 Cole Street, San Francisco
What: Meet and greet with Joanna Rees.

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Summer Social
When: August 15, 2011 - Monday
6:30 8:30 p.m.
Where: Rendezvous Tapas Lounge, 2080 Van Ness, San Francisco
What: Summer Social.  Party!  Come out and socialize, meet new friends and neighbors and support a new neighborhood business.

August 16, 2011 - Tuesday

SPUR - Funding San Francisco Recreation and Parks 
When: August 16, 2011 - Tuesday  
12:30 p.m.
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Join Recreation and Parks Director Phil Ginsburg, San Francisco and Parks Commission Chair Mark Buell and SPUR Good Government Director Corey Marshall discuss long-term revenue solutions to grow the department's operations. $5. - non-members
Officers: Linda Jo Fitz, Lee Blitch, Gabriel Metcalf, Emilio Cruz, David Friedman, Mary McCue, Bill Rosetti, V. Fei Tsen, Tomiquia Moss, Bob Gamble, Andy Barnes, Michael Alexander, Paul Sedway (Board of Directors) - see website

Alliance for Jobs and Sustainable Growth - Mayoral Candidate Debate
When: August 16, 2011 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - VIP Reception
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Forum
Where: UCSF, Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco
What: Alliance for Jobs and Sustainable Growth - Mayoral Candidate Debate, VIP Cocktail Reception
Honoring the service of San Francisco's mayors and 2011 Mayoral Candidate Debate 
Moderated by Phil Matier
Invited Guests Include:
38th Mayor - Senator Dianne Feinstein
39th Mayor - Art Agnos
40th Mayor - Frank Jordan
41st Mayor - Willie Brown
42nd Mayor - Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom
43rd Mayor - Mayor Ed Lee
San Francisco SupervisorsEric Mar, Mark Farrell, Carmen Chu, Ross Mirkarimi, Jane Kim, Sean Elsbernd, Scott Wiener, David Campos and Malia Cohen
The list of participating mayoral candidates will be determined at a later date.

San Francisco Redistricting Task Force
When: August 16, 2011 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
What: Special meeting -  San Francisco Redistrict Task Force. (as of Monday still can't find agenda on website)
Information: sfgov2.0rg

August 17, 2011 - Wednesday

Social Security's 76th Birthday
When: August 17, 2011 - Wednesday
11:00 a.m.
Where: 1 Post Street, San Francisco
What: Celebrate Social Security's 76th Birthday. Tell Senator Feinstein to stand up for Social Security.
Join a coalition of senior, labor, and community organizations to celebrate America's most successful social insurance program and urge Senator Feinstein, President Obama, and Congress to oppose efforts to balance the budget by cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

San Francisco Police Commission - 
When: August 17, 2011 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400,  San Francisco
What: Agenda:
Commissioners: Thomas Mazzucco, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Julius Turman, Angela Chan, Carol Kingsley, R. James Slaughter

San Francisco Democratic Party - Endorsements
When: August 17, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. (per agenda)
Where: State Building, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What: Endorsement Meeting for Mayor, District Attorney, Sheriff, Local Propositions
DCCC Members (per website) John Avalos, Bill Fazio, Sandra Lee Fewer, Tom Hsieh, Mary Jung, Hene Kelly , Eric Mar,  Milton Marks, Jane Morrison, Melanie Nutter, Connie O'Connor, Arlo Smith, David Campos, David Chiu, Michael Goldstein, Gabriel Haaland,Leslie Rachel Katz, Rafael Mandelman, Carole Migden, Aaron Peskin, Eric Quezada, Alix Rosenthal, Deba Walker, Scott Wiener
Ex Officio Members: George Broder for Dianne Feinstein, Dan Bernal/Nicole Rivera for NancyPelosi, Brian Perkins for Jackie Speier, Larry Yee for Leland Yee, Keith Baraka for Mark Leno, Kim-Shree Maufas for Tom Ammiano, Jason Wong for Fiona Ma, London Breed for Kamala Harris

Elections Commission - Meeting
When: August 17, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
What: Director's Report.  Update the Commission on matters pertaining to election and the Department of Elections, including updates on activities of the divisions, plans and activities for upcoming elections or election-related functions, and budgetary matters.
Members: Rosabella Safont, Gerard Gleason, Arnold Townsend, Catalina Ruiz-Healy, Winnie Yu, Jill Rowe

David Chiu - Happy Hour for David Chiu at the Brick Yard
When: August 17, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Brick Yard, 1787 Union Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for David Chiu.  $25.

Latino Democratic Club - Membership meeting
When: August 17, 2011 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Don Ramon's, 225 11th Street, San Francisco
What: Membership meeting
Information sflatinodemclub.cum

District 5 for Avalos - Final Red Vic Event
When: August 17, 2011 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Red Victorian Movie House, 1727 Haight Street, San Francisco
What: District 5 neighbors, your last chance to visit the Red Vic is also one of your first chances to support John Avalos for mayor.  Come join long-time activists as well as newly invigorated residents in supporting Avalos . (BYOP - bring your own popcorn)

August 18, 2011 - Thursday

Recreation and Park Commission - Special meeting
When: August 18, 2011 - Thursday
10:00 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
What: "Cultivating the Future of San Francisco"
Rec and Park Dept: Mark Buell, Tom Harrison, Gloria Bonilla, David Lee, Meagan Levitan, Larry Martin, Larry Martin, Philip Ginsburg, Dennis Kern, Katie Petrucione, Dawn Kamalanathan, Sarah Ballard, Nicole Avriol

Fillmore Neighborhood Association and District 5 Democratic Club Mayoral Debate   
When: August 18, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: West Bay Conference Center, 1290 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
WhatFillmore/Lower Fillmore Neighborhood Association and District 5 Democratic Club would like to invite you to attend their first community Mayoral Debate.
Information or to RSVP - 415-424-0155

Neighborhood Courts Meeting with District Attorney George Gascon
When: August 18, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California, 1840 Sutter Street, San Francisco
What: Come learn about the expanded Neighborhood Court Program with San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. The new model will improve the neighborhoods, learn how the restorative justice process works.  Learn how to become a neighborhood court adjudicator.

San Francisco Coalition for Responsible Growth - Public Safety vs. Politics
When: August 18, 2011 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where: St Mary's Cathedral, 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco
What: Public Safety vs. Politics. Come meet candidate for District Attorney George Gascon and candidate for Sheriff Chris Cunnie
Introductory remarks by SFCRG President Rodrigo Santos
Information and RSVP

August 19, 2011 - Friday

Miyamoto 4 Sheriff - North Beach Fundraiser
When: August 19, 2011 - Friday
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Delluva Wine Bar, 565 Green Street, San Francisco
What: Join Host Deputy Henry Wong for a North Beach fundraiser in support of Paul Miyamoto.
Donation: $50.
Information: Henry Wong 415-310-8665

August 20, 2011 - Saturday

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - PAC
When: August 20, 2011 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Mayoral Candidates
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Candidates for Sheriff and District Attorney.
Where: LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What: PAC meeting.  PAC will host candidates for office for interviews.
Executive Board:  (per website) Stephany Ashley, Nathan Allbee,  Carol Stuart, Tim Durning, Suzanne Ruecker, Sunny Angulo, Kevin Bard, Josue Arguelles, Devon Nandagiri, Max Siegel, Alex Smith, Jason Villalobos, Jazzie Collins, Anna Conda

Joanna Rees - Talk of the Neighborhood - Crocker Amazon
When: August 20, 2011-Saturday
11:00 a.m.
Where: Crocker Amazon Multi-Purpose Room, 799 Moscow, San Francisco
What: Talk of the Neighborhood -Crocker Amazon.  Meet and Greet  with Joanna Rees.

Memorial for Miguel Wooding
When: August 20, 2011- Saturday
3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Miguel Wooding was much loved by many and on Saturday, August 20 at 3:00 p.m. people will come together to honor him and support each other. 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. - memorial service.  5:00 p.m. - potluck dinner.

August 21, 2011 - Sunday

Woodland Avenue - Nancy Pelosi
When: August 21, 2011 - Sunday
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: 62 Woodland Avenue, San Francisco
What: Sunday Brunch with Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader U.S. Congress.
Co-Hosts: Mark Leno, Tommiano, Fiona Ma, John Burton, Aaron Peskin, Gimmy Park Li, Ann Kirk and Ed Sykes, Esther Marks, Jane Morrison, Agar Jaicks
$35. up. -
Patrons: Dennis Antenore, Chuck Ayala, Alec Bash, Eddie Chin, Suzanne Bushnell, Donna Calame, Beth Cataldo, Robert and Rebecca Cherney, Francee Covington, Allan Cruse, Ann Eliaser, Democratic Women's Forum, Jane Gitschier, Wilma and Youkhana Geevargis, James Haight and Sergio Giovine, Jackieline Goosby, Milo Hanke, Shirley and Richard Hansen, Brenda Doyle Jeffers, Lupita Kashiwahara, Margel Kaufman, Laurel Rest and Bill Kedem, William Klingelhoffer, Betty Wallace Landis, Virginia Lopez, Rafael Mandelman, Esther  Marks ,C. L. Natvig, Craig Newmark, Susan O'Sullivan, Vibeke Petersen-Jensen, Charles Wilson and Frances Petrocelli, Norman Schlossberg, Darshan and Olivia Singh, Julie Soo, Edith Wellin, Barbara Spack, Ellizabeth Theil, Michael Wong 
Sponsors: Nancy Jaicks Alexander, Kathleen Anderson, Marie Angell, Jeffry Auman, Ray Berard, Tim Bishop, Robin Brasso, Pam Brennan, John Casserly, Kent and Jennifer Brownlow, Bernie Choden, Robert Costello, Richard Dennes, Rebecca Evans, Howard Fallon, Conny Ford, Milton Funchess, Sharon Gadberry, Renee Golanty-Koel, Randall Harrison, Patricia Hollt, Gerald Hurtado, Walter Johnson, Dr. and Mrs. John Kerner, Eileen Kivlehan, Mary Jean Koontz, John Maa, Dave Massen, Sylvia McLaughlin, David McNeil, Paul Page, Zoanne Nordstrom, David Onek, Cynthia Rapak, Shirley Reece, Katherine Reyes, Ralph Singer, Jim and Shirley Suhrer, Irene Tibbets, Edward Van Egri, Joan Von Briesen, Cheryl Willis
Information: 564-1482

August 22, 2011 - Monday

David Chiu - Happy Hour Fundraiser
When: August 22, 2011 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:Taverna Aventine, 582 Washington Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for David Chiu

August 23, 2011 - Tuesday

San Francisco Arts Democratic Club - Mayoral Arts Forum
When: August 23, 2011 -Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Mayoral Arts Forum

Phil Ting - Reset Hot Button Panel on Muni Reform
When: August 23, 2011 - Tuesday
6:30 9:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park,  1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco
WhatPhil Ting and the Reset San Francisco community are holding an Ask an Expert Panel Discussion, where we'll bring thought leaders together to discuss solutions for making San Francisco's public transportation actual work better - for all of us.

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - General Membership - Endorsements
When: August 23, 2011 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Endorsement meeting.

August 24, 2011 - Wednesday

Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club  Mayoral Debate
When: August 24, 2011- Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Kanbar Hall at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco,  3200 California Street San Francisco
What: Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club Mayoral Debate.   Hear David Chiu, John Avalos, Leland Yee, Dennis Herrera, Phil ting, Bevan Dufty, Michela Alioto-Pier, Mayor Ed Lee.
Moderator: Melissa Griffin
Co-Sponsored by Fiona Ma, Tom Ammiano, Mark Farrell, Ross Mirkarimi, Eric Mar, Scott Wiener, Malia Cohen, Westside Chinese Democratic Club, Richmond District Democratic Club, Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club, D2D Democratic Club, Alice B. Toklas Democratic LGBT Democratic Club, Bernal Heights Democratic Club, Asian Pacific Democratic Club
Information: Jason Carls

August 25, 2011 - Thursday

SPUR - Next Steps for Muni
When: August 25, 2011 - Thursday
12:30 p.m.
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission, San Francisco
What: Hear John Haley,director of transit for SFMTA, outline the Transit Effectiveness Project and update you on how the TEP has helped improve public transit within San Francisco

San Francisco Young Democrats - 2011 Ball in Blue
When: August 25, 2011 - Thursday
           6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: 111 Minna, San Francisco
What: Join the San Francisco Young Democrats at the 2011 Ball in Blue.  They will be honoring longtime Democrat, Jane Morrison, with the SF Young Dems Legacy Award.  Cocktails, decadent hors d'oeuvres and dancing. $35. up

Noe Valley Democratic Club, Friends of Noe Valley, Upper Noe Neighbors and the Noe Valley Merchants Association Mayoral Forum
When: August 25, 2011 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
What: Noe Valley Democratic Club, Friends of Noe Valley, Upper Noe Neighbors and the Noe Valley Merchants  Association Mayoral Forum. 
Where: James Lick Middle School,  1220 Noe Street, San Francisco

August 26, 2011 - Thursday

NTanya Lee's Send-Off Party
When: August 26, 2011 - Thursday
4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Coleman Advocates, 459 Vienna Street, San Francisco
What: Sending off NTanya Lee, Executive Director of Coleman Advocates after 11 years.
Snacks and beverages will be provided.
Please RSVP Chelsea at

August 28, 2011 - Sunday

State Senator Leland Yee - Annual Pancake Breakfast and Town Hall Meeting
When: August 28, 2011 - Sunday
9:00 a.m. to Noon
Where: Saroyan Hall at Armenian-American Day School, 825 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco
What: Join your friends, neighbors and Senator Leland Yee at his Annual  Pancake Breakfast and Town all meeting. Free.  Open to the public.
RSVP's are required to help prepare - 415-557-7857

August 30, 2011- Tuesday

Potrero Hill Democratic Club, Potrero Boosters Neighborhood Association - Mayoral Candidate Debate
When: August 30, 2011 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: International Studies Academy, 655 De Haro, San Francisco
What: Join Potrero Hill Democratic Club and Potrero Boosters Neighborhood Association for a SF mayoral candidate debate.  The debate will consist of four rounds of candidates asking questions of other candidates.  Each round of questions has a particular subject, listed below:
Round One: Creating Careers for San Franciscans (jobs, the economy)
Round Two: Preventing cuts to our services (budget, transit, parks)
Round Three:  Keeping families here (housing, schools)
Round Four: Supporting livable neighborhoods (health, safety),

September 2, 2011 - Friday

San Francisco Labor Council - Annual Pre-Labor Day Breakfast - Honoring Michael Hardeman
When: September 2, 2011 - Friday
8:00 a.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What: San  Francisco  Labor Council Annual Pre-abor Day Breakfast.  Honoring Michael Hardeman for his years of service as Executive Committee member and Delegate of the San Francisco Labor Council
Tickets: $50.
RSVP: Emily Nelson

September 3, 2011 - Saturday

7th Annual Sunset district Autumn Moon Festival
When: September 3, 2011 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Sunset District, Irving Street between 22nd Avenue and 25th Avenue, San Francisco
What: Autumn Moon Festival Street Fair.   Dancers, arts and crafts, traditional performances and artistic cultural  demonstrations.   Foods from around the world.

September 5, 2011 - Monday

Labor Day

September 6, 2011 - Tuesday

Proposition 8 - Seven-member state high court will hear one hour of arguments in its State Building courtroom.  Then it will have 90 days to issue a written ruling.

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When: September 6, 2011 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro, San Francisco
What: Endorsement meeting for Mayor, District Attorney and Sheriff.
Candidates for Sheriff will speak.

September 7, 2011 - Wednesday

League of Women Voters - San Francisco - District Attorney Candidate Forum
When: September 7, 2011 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: 301 Battery Street, San Francisco
What: League of Women Voters - San Francisco in collaboration with the Bar Association of San Francisco sponsor District Attorney Candidate Forum.

September 8, 2011 - Thursday

Youth-Led Mayoral Candidate Forum
When: September 8, 2011 - Thursday
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Mission High School, 3750 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Mayoral Candidate Forum.  Open to all youth 18 and under in San Francisco, this is your chance to ask your question to the individuals who want to lead the City.

 Commonwealth Club - Gavin Newsom
When: September 8, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco
What: Gavin Newsom: The Man, The Issues and the State of California.
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom will speak.
$20. Standard, $12. members

September 9, 2011 - Friday

Women for Avalos Cocktail Fundraiser
When: September 9, 2011 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Brick and Mortar Music Hall, 1710 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Women for Avalos Cocktail Fundraiser

September 10, 2011 - Saturday

Annual Autumn Moon Festival Street Fair
When: September 10, 2011 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Chinatown - Grant Avenue, San Francisco
What: Autumn Moon Festival brings music, cuisine and culture to the streets of San Francisco

African American Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting (rescheduled)
When: September 10, 2011 - Saturday
Noon to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Rasselas Jazz Club, 1534 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What: African American Democratic Club Endorsement meeting.

September 11, 2011 - Sunday

Sunday Streets - Western Addition route, including North of Panhandle, Alamo Square and Fillmore and Japantown neighborhoods.

September 13, 2011 - Tuesday

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce - District Attorney Candidate Forum
When: September 13, 2011 - Tuesday
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, 235 Montgomery Street, 12th Floor, San Francisco
What: District Attorney Candidate Forum: George Gascon, David Onek, Sharmin Bock, Vu Trinh
Information: Patricia Aleman

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Ballot Measure Endorsement Meeting
When: September 13, 2011 - Tuesday
6:45 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro,  San Francisco
What: Potrero Hill Democratic Club ballot measure endorsement meeting.

September 14, 2011 - Wednesday

Heart of the City Farmers' Market 30th Anniversary Festival
When: September 14, 2011 - Wednesday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: United Nations Plaza, San Francisco
What: 30th Anniversary Festival.  Live music, games,prizes, art show, face painting

September 15, 2011 - Thursday

Bayview Democratic Club Mayoral Debate
When: September 15, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street,  San Francisco
What: The Harvey Matthews Bayview Hunters Point Democratic Club will host a Mayoral candidates debate on September 15, 2011.

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