Monday, July 29, 2013

Sunday Streets! - The Mission

 Sunday Streets - Mission - July 28, 2013

 Valencia Street

 Classical Musical - Valencia Street

 Lower 24th Street

 Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Monisha Mustapha with Joni Eisen - President

 Lower 24th Street
 July 29, 2013 - Monday

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When: July 29, 2013 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors: Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, David Chiu

July 30, 2013 - Tuesday

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When: July 30, 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

Potrero Streetscape Improvement Project - Community Meeting
When: July 30, 2013 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco General Hospital Cafeteria, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisc
What: Community meeting to discuss the Potrero Streetscape Improvement Project.
Co-Sponsored by San Francisco Department of Public Works, the San Francisco Planning Department and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency  Improvements for Potrero Avenue, 17th Street to 25th Street and adjacent Hampshire Street.  The project will revitalize the public space near San Francisco General, with pedestrian safety and sidewalk improvements, new landscaping and reconfigured traffic lanes to improve Muni service.  

July 31, 2013 - Wednesday

Reimagining Geary Street
When: July 31, 2013 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Richmond YMCA, 360 18th Avenue, San Francisco
What: Geary Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.  Town Hall meeting.   What a better Geary Street could look like including:
Improve safety and walkability for pedestrians.
30% faster travel times on the 38 Geary with BRT
Beautify the streetscape to attract and support merchants.
Source:  Facebook


FDR Democratic Club of San Francisco  - Disability Parking
When: July31, 2013 - Wednesday 6:00 p.m. -  Meet and Greet
6:30 p.m. - Program
Where: 10th and Mission Family Housing, Community Room (2nd Floor), 1390 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: FDR Democratic Club of San Francisco - Forum on Disability Parking.Want to learn about proposed changes?  The City's Accessible Parking Advisory Committee has proposed significant changes to both state law and local policy.  Joined by Committee Co-Chairs, Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA)  Director Ed Reiskin and Mayor's Office on Disability  Director Carla Johnson, as well as MTA and City staff.  Opportunity to learn more about the recommendations and ask questions.
Light refreshments will be served.
Need accommodations to participate? email at least 72 hours before the meeting.

 San Francisco Bay Guardian - Community Forum
When: July 31, 2013 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. 
Where: LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street
What: San Francisco Bay Guardian.  Community Forum on the future of San Francisco Bay Guardian.
The Bay Guardian is seeking community input, engage in dialogue with their readers and discuss the Guardian's important role in the Bay Area media and political landscape.

Castro Public Safety Community Meeting
When: July 31, 2013 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Eureka Valley Recreation Center, 100 Collingwood Street, San Francisco
WhatSupervisor Scott Wiener is convening a Castro-area public safety community meeting.  Police Chief Greg Suhr, the district stations, the DA's office and community safety organization will be there as well.

August 1, 2013 - Thursday

San Francisco Planning Commission
When: August 1, 2013 - Thursday
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners: Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael Antonini, Gwyneth Borden, Rich Hillis, Kathrin Moore, Hisashi Sugaya

Memorial for Jazzie Collins
When: August 1, 2013 - Thursday
5:00 p.m.  Door open
5:30 p.m.  Program
Where: Mission High School, 3750 18th Street, San Francisco

San Francisco Women's Political Committee - Summer in the City!
When: August 1, 2013 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Redford, 673 Geary, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Women's Political Committee - Summer in the City.  Come meet  San Francisco's political leaders and support  the work of the San Francisco Women's Political Committee.
Sponsors include: Barbary Coast Consulting, Stearns Consulting, Supervisor David Campos
Individual Tickets:
Early Birds:
Non-Members $30 (includes one year membership, Members $10.
At the Door:
Non-Members $35 (includes one year membership), Members $15.
Checks may be made payable to SFWPC - FPPC ID #1243711 and mailed to SFWPC, P. O. Box 191783, SF Ca. 94119
Information: Leah Rowell

August 2, 2013 - Friday

San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking - Conference to fight Child Sex Trafficking
When: August 2, 2013 - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Federal Building, 90 7th Street, San Francisco
WhatSan Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking - Conference to fight Child Sex Trafficking.  Join educators, health care providers, government agencies, law enforcement and community organizations to end domestic child sex trafficking in San Francisco and the Bay Area.  Conference will feature best practices, the latest legislation and strategies for agencies and the community to better coordinate anti-trafficking efforts and assist victims. 
Early Bird until June 30th.
Non-Profit/Student/Friends $65., Goverment $90., Corporate  $140.
Registeration fee after July lst
Non-Profit/Student/Friends $75., Goverment $100., Corporate $150.

SFMTA - Castro Street sidewalk widening  project  - Public Meeting
When: August 2, 2013 - Friday
10:00 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 416 (Hearing Room 4), San Francisco
What: SFMTA is holding a public meeting to take comment from the community on parking and street alterations associated with the Castro Street sidewalk widening project.  

August 3, 2013 - Saturday

Cabrillo Playground Re-Opening
When: August 3, 2013 - Saturday
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Where: 861 38th Avenue, San Francisco
What: Cabrillo Playground Re-Opening.  Ribbon cutting, pirate-theme fun, ping pong, food, music 

Nihonmachi Street Fair
When: August 3, 2013 - Saturday - 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
            August 4, 2013 - Sunday   - 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Japantown - Post Street between Laguna and Fillmore Street, San Francisco

Protest Rally of Putin's LGBT Policies
When: August 3, 2013 - Saturday
Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Where:   Consulate - 2790 Green Street, San Francisco
What: Protest over Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's policies against LGBT Russians

Katy Tang - Neighborhood Mixer
When: August 3, 2013 - Saturday
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Tennessee Grill, 1128 Taraval Street, San Francisco
What: Neighborhood Mixer with Supervisor Katy Tang - District 4.
Hosts: Steven Lee, Darryl Honda, Art Tom, Cammy Blackstone, Richard Jue, Nick Belloni, Narit Bunchien, Aldon Wong, Fran Chui, Stan Seid,   Justin Tin, Charlie Chan, JJ Lara, Benson Laj, Hanna Leung, Benson Lai, Terrance Alaln, Alan Low
Suggested Contribution: $25., $50., $100., $500.
Make checks payable to Katy Tang for SF Supervisor2013
RSVP: Limited Space - Lexy Solomon - 

Precita Eyes Muralists Fundraiser - Henry Sultan's 75th Birthday Exhibition
When: August 3, 2013 - Saturday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Precita Eyes Mural Arts and Visitors Center, 2981 24th Street, San Francisco
What: Precita Eyes Muralists Fundraiser - Henry Sultan's 75th Birthday Exhibition 
The  Art of the Mandala.  Henry Sultan will be hosting a one man show of his small mandala paintings and celebrating his 75th Birthday.  There will be live performances and a silent auction.  All proceeds will benefit Precita Eyes Muralists.  No-Host bar and refreshments provided.

August 4, 2013 - Sunday

Jerry Day
When: August 4, 2013 - Sunday
Doors open at 11:00 a.m.
Show 11:30 a.m.
Where: Jerry Garcia Aphitheater/McLaren Park, 45 John F. Shelley Drive, San Francisco
What: 11th  Annual  Jerry Day 2013. Admission is free.  But a donation of $100 or more is good for at least two seats in the reserved section.

August 5, 2013 - Monday

Excelsior Action Group - Quarterly Community Meeting
When: August 5, 2013 -   Monday 
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: 35 San Juan Avenue (between Alemany & Mission), San Francisco
What: Excelsior Action Group - Quarterly Community Meeting.  Receive updates about many projects and hear presentations from the Mayor's Office of Economic and Workforce Development and SF Public Utilities Commission.  Learn how you can get involved with upcoming events including the 11th Annual Excelsior Art and Music Festival and The Excelsior Community Market Kick-Off - both on September 29, 2013.
Dinner will be provided.

August 6, 2013 - Tuesday

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Monthly Meeting
When: August  6, 2013 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro, San Francisco
What:  More Sunlight at City Hall.  City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who along with Board of Supervisors President David Chiu has introduced a local ethics reform legislation.  Dennis Herrera will discuss the legislation.  Purpose to tighten rules and enhance transparency for City Hall lobbyists, permit expediters and influential contracting, procurement and grant-making practices.  
Larry Bush, a member of Friends of Ethics and editor of will also join the discussion.
Supervisor David Chiu has also been invited to speak.  

August 8, 2013 - Thursday

NARAL Pro-Choice California - Privacy After Dark 2013  
When: August 8, 2013 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Roe Nightclub, 651 Howard Street, San Francisco
What: Privacy After Dark 2013 - NARAL Pro-Choice California.
Event benefiting NARAL Pro-Choce California's PrivacyPAC
Appetizers, specialty cocktails and live music.
Co-Chairs: Etan Fraser, Meghan Doran Macaluso, Catherine Moore and Kerstin  Todd 
Special in kind sponsor: Good Vibrations
Levels  $25., $150., $500. $1,000.
Host Committee: Joshua James Abeyta, Nissa Anklesaria, Amy Bacharach, Sheila Bapat, Lawrence Beer, Lindsay Criswell and Ian Port, Rosie Dilger, Kristina Dixon, Kimberly Ellis, Phil Feldman, Cecilia Fierro, Benjamin Friend, Jason Friend, Pamela George, Nonie Greene, Andrea Hong, Kristin Hunziker, Joanne Karchmer, Lily  Lam, Cassie Lapkin, Ariella Leaffer, Lisa Lindelef, Kate Maeder, Jake Moritz, Christopher Nakagawa, Jane Nevins, Keesa Ocampo, Molly Peterson, Isabel Sam-Vargas, Thea Selby, Kevin Shelley, Andrea Dew Steele, Igor Tregub, Joel Young (in formation)
 Information: Marta Hanson

August 12, 2013 - Monday

Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club - 2013 Endorsements
When: August 12, 2013 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California Street, Room 209, San Francisco
What: Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club - 2013 Endorsements. 
Hear from City Attorney Dennis Herrera and San Francisco Treasurer Jose Cisneros, as well as representatives from groups supporting and opposing measures on the November ballot.
They will discuss initiatives on the 8 Washington Project, prescription drug purchasing and more.
Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club has already done an early endorsement of Carmen Chu for Assessor Recorder and Katy Tang for District 4 Supervisor.
Opportunity to hear about the issues and ask questions before the vote for endorsement.
Members in good standing will be eligible to vote.  Pizza will be served.


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