Tuesday, April 16, 2013

San Francisco Political Events through April 30th





                                                        Rose Garden, State Capitol,  Sacramento, Ca. 

April 16, 2013 - Tuesday 

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When: April 16, 2013  - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: David Chiu, John Avalos, London Breed, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information: sfbos.org

Entertainment Commission
When: April 16, 2013 - Tuesday 
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners: John Newlin, Audrey Joseph , Glendon Hyde, Steven Lee, Al Perez, Bryant Tan, Naomi Akers
Information: sfgov2.org

San Francisco Youth Commission - Special off site Meeting
When: April 16, 2013 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Bayview Opera House, 4705 Third Street, San Francisco
Commissioners: Mia Shackelford, Nicholas Persky, Paul Monge-Rodriguez, Rachel Brodwin, Christine Huynh, Sarah Armstrong, Angel Carrion, Brian  Hu, Kyron Covington, Ramon Gomez, Alex Guzman-Ramos, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Mia Tu Mutch, Vee Taumoepeau, Eric Wu Ariel Yu
Information:   sfbos.org

Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods - General Meeting
When: April 16, 2013 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Northern Police Station Community Room, Corner of Turk and Fillmore Street, San  Francisco
What: General Meeting.
Hosts: Ewing Terrace Neighborhood Assn. - ETNA
             Fair Oaks Community Coalition - FOCC
Program: Yin Lan Zhang, Bureau of Environmental Managements SFPUC and Jeff Gilman Groundwater Project Manager SFPUC - How San Francisco's water supply is diversifying by blending aquifer water and secondary sources of water to the city's Hetch Hetchy water supply
Karen Kubic, Wastewater Enterprise Capital Program Director and Tyrone Jue, SFPUC spokesman - San Francisco's Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP)
Information:  csfn.net

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - General Meeting -  Housing Issues
When: April 16, 2013 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Housing Issues:
Lee Hepner, Milk Club Board Member, panel moderator
Brian Basinger, AIDS Housing Alliance
Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Housing Committee, LGBT Aging Policy Task Force
A representative from ACT UP
Maria Zamudia from Just Cause, SF Housing Rights Campaign Lead Organizer
Information: milkclub.org

April 17, 2013 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When: April 17, 2013 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos
Information: sfbos.org

Budget and Finance Committee
When: April 17, 2013 - Wednesday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos, London Breed, Scott Wiener
Information:    sfbos.org 

San Francisco Transit Riders Union - Better Market Street Plan Forum
When: April 17, 2013 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Transit Riders Union - Better Market Street Plan Forum. Do you ride Muni on Market Street?  There are major changes afoot on Market and we need to make sure we get quicker trips.  How is this plan going to make Muni run better?  This is the place to ask the planners those hard questions.
Information: sftru.org

San Francisco Elections Commission
When: April 17, 2013 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners: Jill Rowe, Catalian Ruiz-Healy, Richard Matthews, Gerard Gleason, Rosabella Safont, Arnold Townsend, Winnie Yu
Information: elections.commission@sfgov.org

Central Subway Construction at the Pagoda
When: April 17, 2013 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Tel-Hi Neighborhood Center, 660 Lombard Street, San Francisco
What: Join SFMTA Director Ed Reiskin to hear about the constructions plans for Central Subway at the Pagoda

Latino Democratic Club - Forum: Latino Businesses in the Mission District
When: April 17, 2013 - Wednesday
6:35 p.m.  Meeting
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Forum
Where: Eric Quezada for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What: General Meeting.
Forum: Latino Businesses in the Mission District.
Amparo Vigil, owner of Puerto Allegre
Eric Arguello, President of Lower 24th Street Merchants and Neighbors Association
TBD, worker-owner of Maya Luna restaurant
Facilitator: Oscar Grande, V.P.Communications
Information: sflatinodemclub.org

Noe Valley Democratic Club - Supervisor David Campos
When: April 17, 2013 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where: St. Philips Church, 725 Diamond Street, San Francisco
What Annual Members Meeting.  Supervisor David Campos will have a brief  discussion regarding renaming the San Francisco International Airport in honor of Supervisor Harvey Milk.
Discussion on Bylaw changes and future plans  for the Club.

April 18, 2013 - Thursday

Planning Commission
When: April 18, 2013 - Thursday
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners: Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael J. Antonini, Gwyneth Borden, Rich Hillis, Kathrin Moore, Hisashi Sugaya
Information: sfplanning.org

Rules Committee
When: April 18, 2013 - Thursday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors: Norman Yee, London Breed, Malia Cohen
Information: sfbos.org

San Francisco City College: What Now?
When: April 18, 2013 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco City College:  What Now? Hear what a trio of intimately involved individuals think about San Francisco City College and bring  your own opinions and questions:
Wendy Kaufmyn, Engineering instructor, CCSF
Rafael Mandelman, Board Member, CCSF
Shanell Williams, President, Associated Student Council, CCSF
Sponsored by San Francisco Progressive Democrats of San Francisco
Information: SanFranPDA@aol.com

City Democratic  Club - Supervisor Norman Yee
When: April 18, 2013 - Thursday
7:30 p.m.
Where: Chancellor Hotel, Clipper Room, 433 Powell Street, San Francisco
What: An Evening with Supervisor Norman Yee. 

April 20, 2013 - Saturday

Mayor Lee and Supervisors - Townhall Series on City's Budget -  Eric Mar and Katy Tang
When: April 20, 2013 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: George Washington High School, 600 32nd Avenue, San Francisco
What: Town hall Series on City's Budget District One and District Four  with Supervisor Eric Mar and Supervisor Katy Tang.
Information:  sfmayor.org/budget

Cesar Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival
When: April 20, 2013 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. - Parade - 19th Street and Guerrero Street 
Noon to 5:00 p.m. - 24th Street Fair - Treat to Bryant Street
What: Cesar Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival.  Music, entertainment, arts and crafts booths, 24th Street Merchants, sidewalk sales, youth stage and children's area - Treat to Harrison Street, Classic Car Show, Los Vaqueros Dancing, Horses, Bryant Street Stage: Danza Azteca Xitalli.  Music by: Dr. Loco Adelante, Los Cenzontles
Treat Street Youth State.

Housing - Healthcare and Eviction - Death
When: April 20, 2013 - Saturday
Where: 16th and Mission, San Francisco - ending at Harvey Milk Plaza
What: Join ACT UP / San Francisco in a demonstration and protest to bring light to the impact of gentrification, displacement and the high cost of living on people with HIV/AIDS.  The action will start at noon at 16th and Mission and end up at Harvey Milk Plaza at 2:00 p.m.
ACT UP! Fight Back! Fight AIDS! 
Source: Facebook ACT UP/San Francisco

April 21, 2013 - Sunday

GLIDE Celebrates 50; A Town Hall Meeting with Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani
When: April 21, 2013 - Sunday
1:00 p.m.
Where: GLIDE Freedom Hall, 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What: The GLIDE Community Leadership and Pastoral Teams present: A Town Hall Meeting with Cecil and Janice, co-authors of "Beyond the Possible, 50 Years of Creating Radical Change at a Community called Glide".
Moderated by Jim Steyer- long-time GLIDE member, civil rights attorney and child advocate.
Light refreshments.  Free.  Donations are encouraged.  All proceeds benefit GLIDE programs.
Information: Candace Snyder candacesnyder20@gmail.com

Northern California Cherry Blossom Grand Parade
When: April 21, 2013 - Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Civic Center Plaza - Larkin Street and Grove, San Francisco.  Starting at City Hall at 1:00 p.m. north on Polk, west on Post, concludes in Japantown at approximately 3:00 p.m. 
Information: sfcherryblossom.org

April 22, 2013 - Monday

Fight for Rent Control
When:  April 22, 2013 - Monday
Where: San Francisco City Hall, Polk Street Steps, San Francisco
What: Fight for Rent Control.  Join the League of Young Voters and every tenant group in the city to fight back the latest attack on rent control.  
Information: sf@theleague.com

Mayor Lee and Supervisors - Town hall Series on City's Budget -  Malia Cohen and John Avalos
When: April 22, 2013 - Monday 
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
Where:  Southeast Community Facility, 1800 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco
What: Town hall Series on City's Budget District  10  and District  11   with Supervisor Malia Cohen and Supervisor John Avalos
Information:  sfmayor.org/budget

Westside Democratic Club - Supervisor Katy Tang
When: April 22, 2013 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Taraval Police Community Room, 2345 24th Avenue, San Francisco
What: Come meet our newest   member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Katy Tang of the Sunset's District 4.
RSVP:   sfwestsidedems@gamil.com

April 24, 2013 - Wednesday

Community Housing Partnership - A Night with the Stars  Through the Decades
When: April 24, 2013 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. - Show Begins
Where: Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What: A Night with the Stars.  Talented tenants and community members, all of whom have experience homelessness, take you through the decades with music  from the 1960's to today.  All proceeds benefit Community Housing Partnership.
Building Together Awards - Leadership San Francisco.
Raymond James
The Mayor's Office of HOPE
Emcees: Dave Clark, Anchor, KTVU-TV and Fabiola Kramsky-Gascon, Anchor, Univision
Entertainment: Five talented individuals, Cardinalidae, DJ Dave Gillis, Bay Music and Entertainment
General Admission $60.  View of show and a dessert reception - 9:00 p.m.
Information and Ticket Information: anightwiththestars-sf.org

 April 25, 2013 - Thursday

Streetscape work on Cesar Chavez Street
When: April 25, 2013 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Flynn School, 3125 Cesar Chavez St., San Francisco
What: Community meeting about the streetscape work being done on Cesar Chavez Street.  
Information: Frances Taylor duck.taylor@yahoo.com 

Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center's Sunset Soiree Celebration and Fundraiser
When: April 25, 2013 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Zellerbach Mansion, 1550 Fell Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Honorary Hosts Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader,  Congresswoman Jackie Speier and the Friends of Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center at the Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center's Sunset Soiree celebration and fundraiser.
Featuring Emcee/auctioneer Michael Capozzola, Djs from SNBC's Urban Music Program, Silent and live auctions, 2 hosted bars,  Raffle.  Delicious hors d'oeuvres and desserts.
Tickets $125. snbc.org
Information: 415-759-3690 x 7304

April 27, 2013 - Saturday

SFMTA Polk Street Community Meeting
When: April 27, 2013 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: First Congregational Church of San Francisco, 1300 Polk Street, San Francisco
What: SFMTA Polk Street Community Meeting.  Speak up for safety at Polk Street Community meeting. 
Source: San Francisco Bicycle Coalition - facebook

Discussion on the proposed streetscape for Valencia between Cesar Chavez and Mission
When: April 27, 2013 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Discussion on the proposed streetscape for Valencia between Cesar Chavez and Mission
Information: missionvalenciagreengateway.eventbrite.com

Beyond Differences: Fourth Annual Family BBQ
When: April 27, 2013 - Saturday
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, Ca.
What: Beyond Differences Fourth Annual Family BBQ.  Teens in Action to end social isolation.  No One eats alone.
Guest Emcee: Dave Clark - co-anchor "KTVU Channel 2 Morning News"
Special Greetings - Mary Jane Burke, Marin County Superintendent of Schools.
Featuring an original theatrical presentation by the Beyond Difference Teen Board and Leadership Academy Training Program.
Steel Jam Interactive Steel Drum Experience, The Bubblesmith, Sterling Johnson.
Tickets $25. per person.  $50. per family.
Information: dealingkidsbackin2013.eventbrite.com

African American Democratic Club
When: April 27, 2013 - Saturday
Noon - Sign-in and Candidate Statements
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Election
Where: Rasselas Jazz Club, 1534 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What: African American Democratic Club Membership Elections.   Must have been a member for 60 days.   
Information: aadcsf..com

April 28, 2013 - Sunday

Help McClaren Park's 4th Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
When: April 28, 2013 - Sunday
8:30 a.m. to Noon
Where: Louis Sutter Clubhouse (near Wayland and University Street, park entrance).
What: Help McClaren Park's  4th Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser.  All you can eat pancake, sausage, fruit, milk, juice, coffee and tea.  $10 for adults, $5. for children.  
Information: helpmlpark.weebly.com

Glen Park Festival
When: April 28, 2013 - Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Where:  San Francisco's Glen Park Village, along Diamond Street between Bosworth and Chenery, as well as extending down Wilder Street, San Francisco
What: Glen Park Festival.  A Neighborhood Tradition to Support the  Glen  Park Community.  Live music.  Great food.  Raffle prizes.
Information: glenparkfestival.com

Public Education and Our Right to the City
When: April 28, 2013 - Sunday
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Community School, 125 Excelsior Street, San Francisco
What: Public Education and Our Right to the City.  An Intersectoral Analysis and Exchange.
Join Teachers 4 Social Justice, the Center for Political Education, the Vampire Slayers, and Rethinking Schools for a critical dialogue on the intersection between school closures, the current attacks on City College of San Francisco, the forces of gentrification.
Pauline Lipman, an activists scholar on the coordinating committee of  Teachers for Social Justice in Chicago, and a nationally recognized analyst of the school closure epidemic and the connection between school closing and gentrification.
Source: Facebook - The Center for Political Education

2013 Bayview Hunters Point YMCA Crab Feed Fundraiser
When: April 28, 2013 - Sunday
5:00 pm. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Bayview YMCA Gym, 1601 Lane Street, San Francisco
What: 1st Annual Crab Feed Dinner Bayview Hunters Point YMCA.    All you can eat salad, bread, garlic noodles and crab.  Beer/wine/soda also for sale.  All proceeds benefit the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA Sports Program.
Tickets: 2013bayviewcrafbeed.eventbrite.com $43.19

April 29, 2013 - Monday

Central City Democrats Anniversary Celebrating Seven Years
When: April 29, 2013 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: 201 Turk Street Apartments, 201 Turk Street, Community Room, San Francisco
What: 7th Anniversary and Celbration of Central City Democrats.  Awards ceremony, guest speakers, board elections, door prizes and refreshments
Recognition Awards:
Alysabeth Alexander: Dynamic Excellence Award
Jazzie Collins: Senior Advocate Award
Denise Dorey: Political Documentaries Award
Nella Manuel: Constituent Representative Award
Justin Morgan: Democrat Extraordinaire Award
Walter Paulson: Political Entertainment Award
Joseph Thomas: Food Justice Award
Bruce Wolfe: Open Government Award
Organizers of the event  are: 
Michael Nulty, President
David Elliott Lewis - lst Vice President
Marvis Phillips - 2nd Vice President
Dennis Isner - Secretary
Susan Bryan - Treasurer
Otto Duffy - Member at Large
Dean Clark - Member at Large
Co-Sponsors: North of Market Business Association, Tip Top Market.
Information: 415-339-8683

April 30, 2013 - Tuesday

SFMTA Polk Street Community Meeting
When: April 30, 2013 - Tuesday
5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: First Congregational Church of San Francisco, 1300 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  SFMTA Polk Street Community Meeting. Speak up for safety at a Polk Street Community meeting. 
Source: San Francisco Bicycle Coalition - Faceboo

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