Monday, May 28, 2012

Carnaval 2012!

Assemblyman Tom Ammiano and Supervisor David Campos - District 9!

May 28, 2012 - Monday

Memorial Day  

May 29, 2012 - Tuesday

San Francisco Public Defender's 2012 Justice Summit
When: May 29, 2012 - Tuesday
9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
9;00 a.m. - Registration
9:30 a.m.: Keynote Speaker: UCLA Professor Jorja Leap, author of Jumped In:" What Gangs Taught Me About Violence, Drugs, Love and Redemption"
Registration Required: 
10 a.m.:  Panel 1: Jumped In: Strategies to Reduce Gang Violence
11:15 a.m. Panel II:  The Brain on Trial: Is Free Will Truly Free 
12:30 p.m. Lunch provided
1:30 p.m. Panel III: Drugs: From Felonies to Misdemeanors?
Where: San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What: Justice on Trial: Gangs, Neuroscience and Drug Reform.
Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender
Michael Biel, Commander of Investigations, SF Police Department
Lizbett Calleros, Coordinator, HOMEY
David Faigman, UCSF/UC Hastings
Eric Fleming, Assistant District Atorney, Gang Prosecutions
Geno Frazier, Expert, Yough Violence Prevention
Richard Garcia-Acosta, Northwest Community Response Network
George Gascon, SF District Attorney
Matt Gonzalez, Chief Attorney, SF Pubic Defender's Office
Dr. Ken Kiehl, University of New Miexico, Neuroimaging Expert
Tal Klement, Debuty Public Defender
Mark Leno (by video), California State Senator
German Yambao, Case manager, Former Inmate
Free - includes lunch.
Registration Required: 

Commonwealth Club - Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi
When: May 29, 2012 - Tuesday
11:00 a.m. Check-In
Where: Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason Street, San Francisco
What: Nancy Pelosi, Democratic House Leader: Commemorating 25 years in Congress.
$25. Standard $15. members Premium: $45. Standard $30 members $7. Students with valid ID
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San Francisco Ethics Commission
When: May 29, 2012 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners: Beverly Hayon, Benedict Y. Hur, Dorothy S. Liu, Paul Renne, Jamienne S. Studley

ALIX for the PARTY!
When: May 29, 2012 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Monarch, 101 6th Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Alix Rosenthal - candidate for DCCC.
Celebrate Alix's work. Linelup across SF's best music collectives:
Darren Grayson (Distrikt)
Deckard (Space Cowboys)
DingDong (Brass Tax)
Jiv (FIX/Heart Deco)
MACE (Brass Tax)
Motion Potion (Sunset SF)
Syd Gris (Opel/Opulent Temple)
Viajay (Angels of bAss)
Cover: $10-$50 sliding scale.

May 30, 2012 - Wednesday

Support Christopher Vasque for DCCC.
When: May 30, 2012 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Rebel, 1760 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Christopher Vasquez for DCCC while also hearing why Nightlife and Politics in San Francisco are so integral to each other.  Suggested donation $25.

May 31, 2012 -  Thursday

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When: May 31, 2012 - Thursday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors: Mark Farrell, Sean Elsbernd, David Chiu

San Francisco Women's Political Committee Happy Hour with Supervisors Malia Cohen and Christina Olague. Honoring the Women on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When: May 31, 2012 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Noble, 600 Polk Street, San Francisco
What: SFWPC is honoring the women on the San Francisco Board of  Supervisors - Malia Cohen, Christina Olague, Jane Kim and Carmen Chu. Also will be saying goodbye to board treasurer,  Emily Lowe who will be moving to Chicago.

SAFE - One City, Many Safe Neighborhoods
When: May 31, 2012 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Fort Mason Conference, Marina Blvd @ Buchanan Street, San Francisco
What: SAFE's 5th Annual Gala.Join SAFE, SFPD, Police Chief Greg Suhr, Supervisors Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Eric Mar and Scott Wiener  as  SAFE launches Personal Safety Campaign.
Cocktails, dinner, community awards, raffle, silent auction.
Vicki Pte, Ken Craig, Mark Connors, Potrero SAFE Action Group, George Jurand, Captain Ann Mannix, Captain Paul Chignell, Officers John Cathey and David Sands. 
Sponsors: Michael and Hazel Kawaja, Carl Kawaja and Wendy Holcombe, Walgreens, Paragon Real Estate, Prepress, Rockit Room, Corporate Security, Fisherman's Wharf Community Benefit District, John Stewart Company, John's Grill, MJM Management Company
Tickets: $100.

Board of Trustees - Community College
When: May 31, 2012 - Thursday
6:45 p.m.
Where: City College, 33 Gough Street Auditorium, San Francisco
What: Special Meeting.
Board of Trustees: John Rizzo, Anita Grier, Natalie Berg, Chris Jackson, Milton Marks, Steve Ngo, Lawrence Wong. 

Leah Pimentel for DCCC Campaign Soiree
When: May 31, 2012 - Thursday
7:00 p.. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Slide Lounge, 430 Mason Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Leah Pimentel for DCCC Campaign Soiree.  Slide Lounge is donating a percentage of all purchases to the Pimentel for DCCC campaign.  Raffle prizes include a pair of Premium Lower Box 105, Row 22, Seats 9 and 10 Giant Tickets.

2012 San Francisco Nighlife Awards
When: May 31, 2012 - Thursday
8:00 p.m. to Midnight
Where: Mezzanine, 444 Jesse, San Francisco
What: Join  California Music and Culture Association - CMAC as they celebrate excellence in San Francisco nightlife and entertainment.
All voting for each category will take place at the event from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  All attendees are welcome to vote. 
$10. Non-Members
$5. Members.

June 1, 2012 - Friday

2012 Juneteenth Kick-Off Celebration and Reception
When: June 1, 2012 - Friday
Where: City Hall Rotunda, San Francisco
What: Mayor Ed Lee, City Administrator Naomi Kelly and Supervisors Malia Cohen and Christina Olague in partnership with the San Francisco Juneteenth Committee invite you to 2012 Juneteenth Kick-Off Celebration and Reception.

San Francisco District 11 Democratic Club - 13th Annual Dinner and Auction
When: June 1, 2012 - Friday
6:00 p.m. - No Host Bar and Silent Auction
7:00 p.m. - Dinner
8:00 p.m. - Live Auction
What: San Francisco District 11 Democratic Club 13th Annual Dinner and Auction
Food is wonderful: Paella Valenciana, Vegetarian Pasta Primavera, Chick w/Sherry Cream Sauce, Prime Rib of Beef
Christine Pelosi - author of "Campaign Bootcamp 2.0"
Assemblymember Tom Ammiano
Joe Klocek - Political Humorist
$60. Individual $70. at Door
$50. Senior (fixed Income) $55. at Door
Respond by May 25th - space is limited.
Checks payable to : District 11 Democratic Club.  Mail to: District 11 Democratic Club, 143 London Street, San Francisco , Ca. 94112
Information: Grace 415-748-1416

Hurtado-Solis Matt Haney for School Board Fundraiser
When: June 1, 2012 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Private location to be provided upon RSVP
What: Meet and greet with Matt Haney, candidate for School Board hosted by Matt's aunts, Arcelia Hurtado and Niki Solis with special co-hosts Bevan Dufty, Rafael Mandelman and Supervisor David Campos.  Food and wine, meet the candidate and discuss why he's running.
Information and RSVP:

 June 2, 2012 - Saturday

Union Street Eco-Urban Festival 
When: June 2, 2012 - Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
            June 3, 2012 - Sunday   -  10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Union Street, from Gough to Steiner, San Francisco

SFFD  Station 26 - Memorial Remembrance
When: June 2, 2012 - Saturday
10:30 a.m.
Where: SFFD Station 26, 80 Digby Street, San Francisco
What: Memorial Remembrance for Lt. Vincent Perez and  Firefighter -Paramedic Anthony Valerio.
Immediately following the remembrance a memorial garden will be dedicated to Tony, Vince and Lt. Louis Mambretti.

Campaign Kickoff Rally - Norman Yee
When: June 2, 2012 - Saturday
11:00 a.m.
Where: West Portal Elementary School, 5 Lenox Way, San Francisco
What:  Join Norman Yee and neighbors to kick off campaign Norman Yee for Supervisor in District 7.
Celebrate the beginning of Norman's field campaign and lend a hand in the volunteer mobilization.

Daniel Landry Campaign Kick-Off Event
When: June 2, 2012 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: West Bay Community Center, 1280 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What: Pre-Kickoff Campaign event for Daniel Landry candidate for Supervisor in District 5.

June 3, 2012 - Sunday

Sunday Street in the Mission #2
When: June 3, 2012 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Valencia Street from 14th to 24th Street and 24th Street from Valencia to Hampshire, San Francisco

Fundraiser for Marily Mondejar for DCCC
When: June 3, 2012 - Sunday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Bindestiff Studio, 185 Sixth Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Marily Mondejar for DCCC.   A Conversation with Fearless Women: Eve Ensler and Marily Mondejar.
Host CommitteeAl Perez, Belinda Munoz, Benj Jurcisin, Caryl Ito, Delie Punla, Diana Reyes Baughman, Dorka Keehn, Emily Murase, Franklin Ricarte, Jason Chan, Julie Soo, Mary Jung, Scott Wiener, Sharmin Bock, Sonia Delen, Susie Tompkins Buell, Ted Fang
Donation: $100., $250., $500. $1,000., $1,500., $2,500.
RSVP and Contribute:

June 5, 2012 - Tuesday

Vote!  Vote!  Vote!  Vote!

Primaries: California,  Montana  New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota Primaries -

20th Annual Golden Wheel Award
When: June 5, 2012 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Green Room at the War Memorial, Veterans Building, 2nd Floor, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco
What: 20th Annual Golden Wheel Award by San Francisco Bicycle Coalition.  $75.

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Election Night
When: June 5, 2012 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Connecticut Yankee, 100 Connecticut Street @ 17th Street, San Francisco
What: Election Night at the Connecticut Yankee.  Throwing ideas around for the upcoming presidential campaign and other future Club activities.  Featured speaker will be Kierith Jones, volunteer with Organizing For America.  She leads OFA's SoMa-Potrero Hill neighborhood team.

June 6, 2012 - Wednesday

Attorney Oath Celebration and Fundraiser for Matt Haney
When: June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: 111 Minna, San Francisco
What: Celebrate Matt Haney's admission into the State Bar of California by Speaker of the Assembly John A. Perez.
Also a celebratory fundraiser for Matt Haney for School Board.  
Suggested Donation: $50., $100., $250.

Elections Commission
When: June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 421, San Francisco
Commissioners: Gerard Gleason, Jill Rowe, Richard P. Matthews, Catalina Ruiz-Healy, Rosabella Safont, Arnold Townsend, Winnie Yu

Lake Merced Community Meeting
When: June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Harding Golf Course, 99 Harding Road, San Francisco
What: Community Planning Meeting  Discuss recreation opportunities at Lake Merced.   Activation of the Lake Merced Boathouse.

District 5 Democratic Club - Meet and Greet with Candidates for D5 Supervisor
When: June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Oasis Cafe, 901 Divisadero, San Francisco
What: Candidates Supervisor Christina Olague, London Breed, John Rizzo, Thea Selby and Daniel Everett.  There will be future meeting with additional candidates for supervisor in District 5.
There will be a vote on a resolution introduced by club member Tami Bryant in support of Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
Information: Club President Alex Doniach -

June 9, 2012 - Saturday - 

Democratic Women's Forum - Annual Luncheon
When: June 9, 2012 - Saturday
11:30 a.m
Where: Marines Memorial Club, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco
What: Democratic Women's Forum Annual Luncheon honoring Jennifer Friedenbach - The Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Woman of the Year.
Special Guest: Hon. Teresa Cox, Trade Advisor to U.S. Department of Commerce.
Patrons: Raymond Berard, Elizabeth Colton, Gail Dekreon
Sponsors: Phyllis Abad, Betty Alberts, Helynna Brooke, JoAnn Hendricks, Katie Hicox, Lorrie Kalos, Marilyn Morley, Jane Morrison, Barbara Muselli, Lynne Newhouse-Segal, Zoe Nordstrom, Mary O'Riordan, Pansy Waller, Cheryl Willis, Evely Wilson
Event Committee: Mary O'Riordan, Joan Simmons, Pansy Waller, Cheryl Willis 
 Installation  of 2011-2012 Board.  Installing officer - Lynne Newhouse-Segal
Respond by June 2, 2012 - Joan Simmons 416-673-5023

LGBT Center's Pride Kick-Off Party and Birthday Bash!
When: June 9, 2012 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Pride Kick-Off Party - Margaritas on the deck, visual arts lounge, auction.
Hosts: Beth Burkhart, Debra Chaw, Supervisor Malia Cohen, Rob Evans and Terry Micheau, Michael Hauptman and Bob Mitchitarian, Aubrey Hone and Amanda Keton, Athena Maikish, Susan Mooney ad Rebecca Rolfe, Derek Morales, David Rak, Kathryn  Synder and Paul B. Tan 
Tickets: $30.-$60.
Purchase Tickets:

Fundraiser for Supervisor David Campos 
When: June 9, 2012 - Saturday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: address given at time of RSVP -
What:  Reception Supervisor David Campos - District Nine 
Co-Hosts: Tom Ammiano, Aaron Peskin, Art Agnos, David Onek, Larry Bush, Tim Wolfred, Jane Morrison, Bob Dockendorff
Patrons: Bernie Choden, Carmen Flores, Roma Guy, Jeanne Darrah and David Robinson, Carlota del Portillo, Mary Magee and Ed Kinchley, Evan Mogan, David Onek, Fariba Rezvani
Sponsors: Jan Blum, Becky Evans, Brenda Jeffers, Kristine Poplawski, Norman Schlossberg, Rafael Trujillo, Thomas Taylor
Donor's Choice $25., $35., $45., $55.
Mail check: "David Campos for Supervisors 2012" to Jane Morrison, 44 Woodland Avenue, SF 94117
RSVP: - 415-564-1482

June 10, 2012 - Sunday

Help McLaren Park - Annual Fundraising Pancake Breakfast
When: June 10, 2012 - Sunday
9:30 a.m. to 12:30
Where: Louis Sutter Clubhouse, McLaren Park, Wayland and University, San Francisco
What: Annual Fundraiser for Help McLaren Park.  All you can eat pancakes, eggs and sausage, fruit, milk, coffee and juice.
$10. Adults
$5. - Children

Haight Street Fair
When: June 10, 2012 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Haight Street, San Francisco

June 11, 2012 - Monday

London Breed for Supervisor Campaign Kick-Off
When: June 11, 2012 - Monday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Independent, 628 Divisadero Street, San Francisco
What: Special Campaign kick-off in support of London Breed - Candidate for San Francisco Supervisor District 5.
 Honored  Guest: California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris
Hosted by Michael  O'Connor  at The Independent
Featuring DJ Sake One, Local Bands, Live Painting, Cuisine from Local Restaurants and Creative Vendors.
Host Committee: Delroy Lindo, Rebecca Prozan, Christine Bronstein, Jarie Bolander, Jeff Rusteen, Donna Casey, Sonya Clark-Herra, Mike Kim, Laron Mayfield
RSVP: Mary Martell
Donation: $20., $100. $250. $500.
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