Monday, June 4, 2012

Sunday Streets - Mission #2 - Beautiful! Fun!

 Valencia Street - huge crowd!

 New Mission Neighborhood Playground - Valencia Street
 Balloon Lady!
I asked him if I could take a picture of his helmet!
Walk SF!

 Hula Hoop to Music!


 Jump Rope!
Next Sunday Streets on Valencia Street will be on July lst!!!

June 4, 2012 - Monday

City Operations and Neighborhood Services Committee
When: June 4, 2012 - Monday
10:00 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
SupervisorsSean Elsbernd, Carmen Chu, Christina Olague

Foreclosure Fairness Ordinance
When: June 4, 2012 - Monday
Where: City Hall, Polk Street Steps, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco
What: Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting and Supervisor John Avalos announce Ballot Initiative to make banks pay their fair share and keep homeowners in their homes.

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When: June 4, 2012 - Monday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
SupervisorsEric Mar, Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener

June 5, 2012 - Tuesday

Vote!  Vote!  Vote!  Vote!

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

San Francisco Municipal Transportation  Agency and Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When: June 5, 2012 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Board of Directors: Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkman, Leona Bridges, Malcolm Heinicke, Jerry Lee, Joel Ramos

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When: June 5, 2012 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: David Chiu, John Avalos, David Campos, Carmen Chu, Malia Cohen, Sean Elsbernd, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Christina Olague, Scott Wiener

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.

Primary Election Night Party with Phil Ting
When: June 5, 2012 - Tuesday
8:30 p.m.
Where: Social Kitchen and Brewery, 1326 9th Avenue, San Francisco
What: Join Assembly District 19 candidate Phil Ting for Assembly, DCCC candidates Supervisor Eric Mar, Mary Jung and Jason Wong, campaign teams, friends and family on Election Night to celebrate every one's hard work and watch the returns.

June 6, 2012 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When: June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Carmen Chu, John Avalos, Jane Kim

Historic Preservation Commission
When: June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - Architectural Review Committee
12:30 p.m. - Historic Preservation Commission
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners: Charles Edwin Chase, Courtney Damkroger, Karl Hasz, Alan Martinez, Diane Matsuda, Richard Johns, Andrew Wolfram

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
When: June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Task Force (per website): Todd David, Chris Hyland,  Richard Knee, Kitt Grant, Louise Fischer, Suzanne Manneh, Jackson West, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, David Sims

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.

Police Commission
When: June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners: Thomas Mazzucco, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, L. Julius M. Turman, Angela Chan, Carol Kingsley, Suzy Loftus

George Gascon - Fundraiser
When:  June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Address provided upon RSVP
What: Cocktail reception in support of George Gascon - San Francisco District Attorney hosted by Michael Antonini, Christine Hughes, Edward G. Poole.
Donation: $100., $250., $500.
RSVP Mary Martell

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.

FDR Democratic Club - Membership Meeting
When: June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Western Addition Branch Library, 1550 Scott Street, San Francisco
What: Welcome Seniors, people with disabilities and anyone who supports our cause.

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 ofSheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
Information: Club President Alex Doniach -

Upper Noe Neighbors - Community Safety Meeting
When: June 6, 2012 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Upper Noe Rec Center, 295 Day Street,  San Francisco
What: Neighborhood meeting is taking place to address the rash of burglaries in the neighborhood. SFSAFE's Rob MacKenzie will be speaking on home security and best practices for keeping neighborhoods safe.  Captain Mahoney of Ingleside Precinct will be there to talk about what has been happening, what the trends are, and what to expect for the summer.
 Information : Christopher Faust  415- 205-5855

June 7, 2012  - Thursday

Public Safety Committee
When: June 7, 2012 - Thursday
10:30 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: John Avalos, Christina Olague, Eric Mar

Planning Commission
When: June 7, 2012 - Thursday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners: Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu,  Michael J. Antonini, Gwyeth Borden, Ro Miguel, Kathrin Moore, Hisashi Sugaya

Rules Committee
When: June 7, 2012 - Thursday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors: Jane Kim, Mark Farrell, David Campos

June 8, 2012 - Friday

Lenore Chinn - Opening Reception
When: June 8, 2012 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Luggage Store Gallery, 1007 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Opening reception - Cultural Confluences: The Art of Lenore Chinn.  Celebrates the public unveiling of "The Oracle Room", a painting for which Chinn has received a 2011 San Francisco Arts Commission Individual Artist Commission, in Visual Arts.  It is contextualized by Chinn's most iconic canvases which focus on Asian American and LGBT themes. 

June 9, 2012 - Saturday - 

 F. X. Crowley for Supervisor Walk to Victory
When: June 9, 2012 - Saturday
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: 200 Morningside Drive, San Francisco
What: Join F. X. Crowley for "F.X. Crowley for Supervisor Walk to Victory" campaign kickoff.  Coffee and donuts, followed by a neighborhood walk to gather signature and ask for votes for election to District 7 Supervisor.

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 CommitteeMary 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

The Black Young Democrats of San Francisco's Inaugural Meeting
When: June 9, 2012 - Saturday
1:00 p.m.
Where: University of San Francisco's University Center, 2130 Fulton Street,  Room 503, San Francisco
What: Join San Francisco's newest Democratic Club as they host their inaugural meeting.

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
SponsorsJan 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

National Council of Jewish Women - San Francisco - Annual Awards
When: June 10, 2012 - Sunday
Where: Presidio Golf Club, 8 Presidio Terrace, San Francisco
What: National Council of Jewish Women-San Francisco Annual Awards and Officer Installation Luncheon.
Congresswoman Jackie Speier,
Sharmin Bock
Naomi Tucker
Kim-Shree Maufas - San Francisco School Memeber
Ruth Morgan
Hannah Solomon Award to Linda Kurtz
Installing new board members:
President: Antonia Lavine
Vice-President: Candice Gold
Vice-President: Pat Greenstein
Treasurer: Cheryl Feiner
Secretary: Miriam Damon
General Directors: Robin Brasso, Sarah Keyak, Susan Kitchell, Linda Kurtz, Leslie Levitas, Mischa Shankerman, Jessica Trubowitch, Sue Warburg, Jamie Rafael Wolfe
Nominating Committee: Candice Gold, Janice Prudhomme, Amy Rassen
Donation: $108 includes annual membership -

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  GuestCalifornia 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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Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association  - General Meeting
When: June 11, 2012 - Monday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: California Pacific Medical Center, Gazebo Room, Davies Campus, San Francisco
What: General meeting.  
Meet your neighbors, Office of  Supervisor  Scott  Wiener  update, announcements and updates, Formula Retail: "How Much is Too Much?".  Update on proposed CVS Pharmacy at Market Noe Center.

June 12, 2012 - Tuesday

Alliance for a Better District 6 - Current concerns of District 6
When: June 12, 2012 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to  8:00 p.m.
Where: Alexander Residence, 230 Eddy Street, San Francisco
Amsterdam Cafe, Monarch Bar, Central Market Community Benefit District Renewal/Expansion  Redistricting of Supervisorial District Committee Report,  Transportation Updates, Repaving Eddy/Ellis Streets, Little Saigon Transportation Plan, Van Ness BRT, Geary BRT - Safety Reports, 6th Street Rebuilding Update, Legislative Reports
Information: 415-820-1560

June 13, 2012 - Wednesday

Plan C Fundraiser
When: June 13, 2012 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Vanguard Properties, 2501 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Plan C.  Lead speaker will be Supervisor Scott Wiener from District 8.
Craig Dawson, head of the Mt. Sutro Stewards will be presented with the annual Quality of Life Hero Award. 
$75. non-member, $50. member

Trans March Fun-Raiser
When: June 13, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Buck, 1655 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Join the Trans Gang of Many for a Fun-Raiser and Buzz Party. Elder and Youth Brunch.  Effort to raise enough money to fund the first annual Elder and Youth brunch.

Central Corridor Plan Public Meeting
When: June 13, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission, San Francisco
What: Planning Department will present preferred concepts for the Plan, including:
Land use and zoning controls, Urban form and height controls, including historic resources, Streets, parks, and public realm improvements, Methods to fund community amenities and Road map to Plan completion.
Information: Joshua Switzky centralcorridor/

June 14, 2012 - Thursday

SPUR Member Party
When: June 14, 2012 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Help celebrate the third anniversary of the SPUR Urban Center.
Party is only open to current SPUR Members - 
Register online by becoming a member at 

Tenants Together - Happy Hour
When: June 14, 2012 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: New Delhi Restaurant, 1650 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What: Tenants Together happy hour.  Meet other tenant activists and advocates.  Please bring friends and colleagues to this fun, no-host event.

June 16, 2012 - Saturday

Neighborhood Schoolyards Project - Grand Opening
When: June 16, 2012 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Claire Lilienthal, 3630  Divisadero Street, San Francisco
What: Supervisor Mark Farrell in partnership with the San Francisco Unified School District, San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department and Department of Public Works will be opening the first of the schoolyards  to be open on the weekends.  Family-friendly event with tons of entertainment for the kids. 

North Beach Festival
When: June 16, 2012 - Saturday 
           10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
            June 17, 2012 - Sunday
            10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Grant Avenue between Columbus and Filbert; Columbus Avenue between Broadway and Green, and Vallejo and Green Street between Grant Avenue and Columbus.

Noe Valley Summer Festival
When: June 16, 2012 - Saturday
           11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Noe Valley 24th Street, San Francisco
What: Noe Valley Summer  Festival   Petting Zoo, Merchants' Hayride, Bouncy House, sidewalk Chalk, drawing contest, balloon artist, magic and Clown show, Live music and entertainment, refreshments, hula Dancing

Coleman Advocates Annual Block Party
When: June 16, 2012 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Vienna Street between Persia and Brazil, San Francisco
What: Join Coleman Advocates for their annual block  party for members and neighbors! Free food, activities and workshops for families.

Mission Bay Parking Planning Community Meeting
When: June 16, 2012 - Saturday
3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Open House
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Public Comments
What: SFMTA second Mission Bay parking planning community meeting. Will discuss the revised plans for parking management in the neighborhood and gather public input. 

June 17, 2012 - Sunday

Father's Day!!! 

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