Tuesday, September 3, 2013

San Francisco Political Events


September 3, 2013 - Tuesday

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission meeting
When: September 3, 2013 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Board of Directors: Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkman, Malcolm Heinicke, Jerry Lee, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke
Information: sfmta.com

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When: September 3, 2013 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro, San Francisco
What: Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting.  Appearing before the Club seeking endorsement will be:
Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu
Treasured Jose Cisneros
City Attorney Dennis Herrera
Four local propositions:
A.  Retiree Health Care Trust Fund
B.  8 Washington Street- developer's initiative
C - 8 Washington Street - Referendum
D - Prescription Drug Purchasing
Endorsement voting following presentations:

September 4, 2013 - Wednesday

San Francisco Housing Authority
When: September 4, 2013 - Wednesday
9:00 a.m.
Where: San Francisco Housing Authority, Board of Commissioners Room, 440 Turk Street, San Francisco
What:  Special Meeting Agenda
Authority: Joaquin Torres, Jaci Fong, Phil Arnold, Patricia Thomas, Ted Yamasaki
Information: sfha.org

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
When: September 4, 2013 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Task Force: Richard Knee, Kitt Grant, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, David Sims, Todd David, Chris Hyland, Louise Fischer, Bruce Oka, Ex-officio Angela Calvillo
Information: sfbos.org

Police Commission - Medal of Valor Awards Ceremony
When: September 4, 2013 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where : Legion of Honor, Gould Theatre, 100 34th Avenue, San Francisco
Commissioners: Thomas Mazzucco, L. Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Angela Chan, Carol Kingsley, Suzy Loftus
Information: sanfranciscopolice.org

Elections Commission Budget and Oversight of Public Elections Commission
When: September 4, 2013 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 421, San Francisco
What: Discussion and possible action to receive the Department of Election Plan for November 5, 2013 Municipal Election.
Committee: Richard Matthews, Gerard Gleason, Catalina Ruiz-Healy, Tachina Alexander
Information: sfgov2.org

Save Polk Street and Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - SFMTA Meeting on Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit
When: September 4, 2013 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco
What: Save Polk Street and Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - SFMTA meeting on Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit.
Information:  sfmta.com 

September 5, 2013 - Thursday

Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee
When: September 5, 2013 - Thursday
Where: City Hall,  Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: David Campos, Eric Mar, Norman Yee
Information: sfbos.org

Supervisor Katy Tang - Reception/Fundraiser
When: September 5, 2013 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Hanson Bridgett LLP, 425 Market Street, 26th Floor, San Francisco
What: Please join David Abella, California Young Democrats Asian Pacific Islander Caucus, Candice Chin, Christine Chung, Kevin Chung, Kathy Escudero, Matt Haney, Jessica Ho, Janene Lin, Edwin Lindo and Dyanna Quizon for a reception event in support of Katy Tang for Supervisor.
Suggested Contribution:  $100. Guest, $50. Young Professional/Student, $250., $500.
RSVP: RSVP@katytang.com

Out of the Past: Celebrating LGBT History in San Francisco
When: September 5, 2013 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: The Old Mint, 88 Fifth Street, San Francisco
What: Out of the Past: Celebrating LGBT History in San Francisco.  Presented by FlipSide and Project Open Hand
Presentations:  Stuart Milk, Donna Sachet, Jose Cisneros, Bob Dockendorff, Mike Smith  AIDS Quilt (The Names Project)
Performances by  Cheer  SF, Gay Men's Chorus and SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band
Short films selection with the assistance of Frameline.
Exhibits including panels of the AIDS Quilt, Project Open Hand, The Pink  Triangle, Stop AIDS
Cocktails by FAIR Vodks and Bruce Cost Gingle Alee 
Music and dancing throughout the evening.
Tickets: outofthepast.eventbrite.com $20. plus fee

San Francisco for Responsible Growth - Fourth Annual Dinner
When: September 5, 2013 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - No host cocktails with appetizers
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Dinner with Special Guest: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
Where: Capurro's Restaurant, 498 Jefferson Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco for Responsible Growth Fourth Annual Dinner.  Special Guest Speaker:  Mayor Ed Lee
Price: $200.

San Francisco Young Democrats - Ball in Blue
When: September 5, 2013 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Trace Bar, UPSTAIRS at the W, 181 Third Street, San Francisco
WhatSan Francisco Young Democrats - Come to one of SF's Swankiest parties! Ball in Blue.
Individual Tickets: $40.
Honorary Dem - $100.
Young at Heart - $250.
Young and The Restless - $500.
Forever Young - $1,000.

September 6, 2013 - Friday

In memory of Absolute Empress I de San Francisco, The Widow Norton, Jose Julio Sarria
When: September 6, 2013 - Friday
11:00 a.m.
Where: Grace Cathedral, 1100 California Street, San Francisco
What: Imperial State Funeral Services honoring and celebrating the historic life and legacy of our beloved Jose Julio Sarria
Immediately following our beloved Jose will make his celebrated journey to Woodlawn Memorial Park in Colma, California for his internment and honored final celebrated resting beside Emperor Joshua Norton.
A reception that will continue to honor the historic honored life and legacy of our beloved Jose will follow the cemetery services at The Lookout, Noe and Market Street, San Francisco.

September 7, 2013 - Saturday

Cinco De Noe - Friends of Noe Valley Recreation Center
When: September 7, 2013 - Saturday
Noon to 4
Where: Upper Note Rec Center, Day Street @ Sanchez, San Francisco
What: Celebrate the  neighborhood  spirit that makes San Francisco great.  Join local organizations and businesses, friends and neighbors in a community block party marking the 5th Anniversary of the renovated Upper Noe Recreation Center.
Imagination Playground, demonstrations, arts and crafts, Musical Petting Zoo, Contests, Prizes, Doggie Costume Contest and Parade, 40 Great Raffle Prize
Information: noevalleyreccenter.com

POWER's Bayview Officewarming
When: September 7, 2013 - Saturday
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: 2145 Keith Street, San Francisco
What: Come see POWER's new space, meet the neighbors and learn about the exciting campaign and initiatives for the Fall.
RSVP: power@peopleorganized.org

Senator Leno honors Bay Area Plaintiffs - Prop 8 - Kristen Perry and Sandy Stier
When: September 7, 2013 - Saturday
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Eureka Valley Recreation Center, 100 Collingwood Street, San  Francisco
What: Join State  Senator Mark Leno in honoring Kristen Perry and Sandy Stier, 2013 LGBT Caucus Pride Honorees and plaintiffs in the Proposition 8 Supreme Court case and hear a legislative update on issues impacting the Sate.
RSVP: anna.damiani@sen.ca.gov

September 8, 2013 - Sunday

Sunday Streets Western Addition
When: September 8, 2013 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Western Addition sundaystreetssf.com

September 11, 2013 - Wednesday

SPUR - Parking in Our Cities
When: September  11, 2013 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: The City's Accessible Parking Policy Advisory Committee has developed a package of recommendations to increase access and reduce disabled parking placard misuse.  Come hear about the Committee's process, research and proven policy recommendations.
SFMTA - Lisa Foster
Mayor's Office on Disability - Carla Johnson
$10. - non-members
Information:   spur.org

FDR Democratic Club - General Membership Meeting
When: September 11, 2013 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Richmond Police Station Community Room, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
Information: Jonathan Lyens jonathan@lyens.com

Noe Valley Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When: September 11, 2013 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where: St. Philips Church, 725 Diamond Street, San Francisco
What: Noe Valley Democratic Club endorsement meeting.  
Information: hls5@ibew.com

September 12, 2013 - Thursday

Coalition on Homelessness - Art Auction 2013 - Transforming Art into Action!  Standing Up for Human Rights
When: September 12, 2013 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco
What: Coalition on Homelessness - Annual Art Auction fundraiser.  Amazing art and the wonderful Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers performing live!  
Silent auction, live auction.  
Information: artauction@cohsf.org

Centro Latino de San Francisco, Inc's - 12th Annual Irish/Mex Fiesta
When: September 12, 2013 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: United Irish Cultural Center, 2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco
What: Centro Latino de San Francisco, Inc's 12th Annual Irish/Mex Fiesta.
Exotic buffet dinner in honor of 1st Responders from San Francisco Police and Fire Department.
Sponsored by Pacific Gas & Electric Company with Mexican Association, Great Mission Rotary Club, Mission National Bank and Mission Housing Corporation
This event also memorializes the bravery of the "San Patricios" who so valiantly fought in the Battle of Churubusco and celebrate the over 150 years of friendship between Irish and Mexican communities.
Hosted by: Ernest "Chuck" Ayala, President, Centro Latino de San Francisco
                    Patrick and Ute Goggins, Irish Mexican Association
Spotlight Award Recipients Jack Curtin and Jerry de Ryan
Spirited Musical Performance by Linda Ponce, Cantante de Musica Ranchera
Net proceeds to benefit Centrol Latino de San Francisco, Inc.  A community Center that provides essential programs and services for the elderly in San Francisco
Event Committee Members:  Francesca Gutierrez, Norma Campbell, Ethel Newlin, Gloria Bonilla, Maureen Barry, Nina Pellegrini
Donation:  $75. per person - No-Host Cocktails.
RSVP by September 7, 2013 - 415-861-8790
Make checks payable to Centro Latino.  Send checks to Centro Latino, 1656 15th Street, San Francisco, Ca. 94103

September 14, 2013 - Saturday

San Francisco District 11 Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When: September 14, 2013 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Ingleside Police Station, 1 Sargent John V. Young Lane, San Francisco
What: San Francisco District 11 Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting.
Information: sfd11dems.com

September 15, 2013 - Sunday

Donald Masuda - A Celebration
When: September 15, 2013 - Sunday
1:00 p.m.
Where: Duggan's Serra Mortuary, 500 Westlake Avenue, Daly City
What: A Celebration of Donald Masuda.  Donald was one of the founders and board member of the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) since 1988 and worked closely with the Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center (API).

San Francisco Gray Panthers - Health Care.  Is there a cure?
When: September 17, 2013 - Tuesday
12:30 to 1:30 - Business and Social
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.  Speakers and Discussion "The Affordable Care Act, the Future of Healthcare? We've Got To Do Better than That!
Where: Fireside Room, Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  Health Care - Is There a cure? (see above)
Speakers: Jodi Reid, of CARA and the Campaign for Healthy California will talk about opening up a new labor-based campaign for Single-Payer
Clauda Chaufan, from Physicians for a National Health Plan, PNHP.
Gordon Mar, from Jobs with Justice.
Information: graypantherssf.igc.org

5th Anniversary of Sunday Streets
When: September 17, 2013 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Cityview at Metreon, 135 4th Street, San Francisco
What:  Sunday Streets celebrates their 5th Anniversary milestone with a gala bash.
Special guests include Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, Ed Reiskin, Barbara Garcia, Phil Ginsburg.
Food provided by "The Spot".  Beverages by Speakeasy Brewery and Anchor Brewery.
Live Music by Hot Pocket with DJ King Most
Tickets: $50. up - sundaystreets5year.eventbrite.com
Information: Meaghan Mitchell meaghanmitchell@gmail.com

September 19, 2013 - Thursday

Senior and Disability Action - Annual Celebration
When: September 19, 2013 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Forget-Me-Not Cafe, 602 Hayes Street, San Francisco
What: Senior and Disability Action Annual Celebration.  See friends and colleagues, enjoy delicious food and wine, and celebrate their first year as a newly-merged organization.
Tickets: $75. - sdacelebration.eventbrite.com

San Francisco Latino Democratic Club Gala 2013 
When: September 19, 2013 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. - General Reception and Buffet
7:15 p.m. - Program
Where: Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Latino Democratic Club Gala 2013  San Francisco Latino Voter Registration, Education, Education and Outreach Project Fundraiser and Awards Ceremony. Special Guests and Speakers
Master of Ceremony: Ricardo Salinas, Culture Clash
Speaker: David Villarino, President, Cesar Chavez Farm Worker Institute for Education and Leadership Development
SF Poet Laureate: Alejandro Murguia
2013 SFLDC Awardees:
Margaret Cruz Trailblazer Award: John Trasvina, Dean of USF Law School
Madrina Award: Nancy Obregon, Teacher, SFUSC
Sin Fronteras  Award: Immigraiton Legal Education Network  (ILEN)
Ticket Information: $50. Individual Tickets
Information: sflatinodemclub.com

City Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When: September 19, 2013 - Thursday
7:30 p.m.
Where: Chancellor Hotel, Clipper Room, 433 Powell Street, San Francisco
What: City Democratic Club Endorsement meeting.
Information: citydemclub@gmail.com

September 26, 2013 - Thursday

Community Living Campaign - Recognizing Anni Chung
When: September 26, 2013 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Marines' Memorial Club, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco
What: Community Living Campaign - Norma Satten Community Service Innovation Award Honoring Anni Chung
Cocktail Buffet.  
Event Underwriter: Kaiser Permanente
Community Leader:  The Denebeim Family, The Satten Family, On Lok
Anonymous, Chinese Community Health Plan, IHSS Consortium, Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services, Openhouse, Progress Foundation, SCAN Health Plan, Ned Schaub,  Dr.  Frank and Karen Schulkin
Mariclare Ballard, Jill Center, Adele Corvin, California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA), Curry Senior Center, Family Caregiver Alliance, Bill Haskell, Glenda Hope, Cayuga Community Connectors, The Jobling-Fazio Family, The Kaplan Family, Bette Wallace Landis, Elinore and Larry Lurie, Shireen McSpadden and D.J. Siegman, Meals on Wheels, Margaret Miller, Anthony Nicco, San Francisco Mayor's Office of Disability, Senior and Disability Action, The Simon Family, SteppingStone, Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, Mary Twomey.
Event Committee:
Debby Satten, Hadley Dale Hall, Libby Denebeim, Edward Denebeim, Bill Haskell, Judy Auda, Marie Jobling
Board of Directors: Jill Center, Meg Cooch, Libby Denebeim, Vera Haile, David Knego, Elinore Lurie, Margaret Miller, Elena Portacolone, Karen Schulkin, Constance Smith
Tickets $100., $250., $500. up.  Tickets may be purchased on line: sfcommunityliving.org

The Men of Emerge California: Fall Mixer and Reception
When: September 26, 2013 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Roe Nightclub and Lounge, 651 Howard Street, San Francisco
What:  Men of Emerge California.  Join some of the staunchest male supporters at the annual fall mixer as they bid adieu to the long dog days of summer and toast to the 2014 Emerge California recruitmen season.
General Tickets: $39. and up.
Information: emergeca.org

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