Monday, August 25, 2014

San Francisco August/September Political Events

Picture taken by Peter Menchini

August 25, 2014 - Monday

AFT 2121 - Rally Against Class Cancellations.  Don't Cancel Our Future!
When:  August 25, 2014 - Monday
Noon to 1:00 p.m
Where:  City College, Ocean Avenue Campus, Ram Hall, San Francisco
What:  Rally hosted by AFT 2121 - Rally Against Class cancellations
Deliver petitions to administration asking them to stop the class cancellations.   Now  is the time to stabilize and grow our CCSF. 

August 26, 2014 - Tuesday

Women's Equality Day and The Middle Class Jumpstart - Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi
When:  August 26, 2014 - Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - Doors Open
Noon - to 2:00 p.m.        Event begins
Where:  San Francisco Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
94 years after women fought and won the right to vote  you are invited to celebrate Women's Equality Day and the Middle Class Jumpstart with Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi.  
When Women Succeed, America Succeeds, Equal Pay for Equal Work, Paid Sick Leave, Accessible, Affordable Child Care, Stronger Violence against Women Act, Comprehensive health care and family planning.

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
When:  August 26, 2014 - Tuesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Task Force:  Mark Rumold, Ali Winston, Josh Wolf, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, Lee Hepner, Todd David, Chris Hyland, Louise Fischer, Bruce Oka

Baker Beach Green Street - Final Design Concept Open House
When:  August 26, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Katherine Delmar Burke School, 7070 California Street, San Francisco
What:  Learn about the plans for El Camino Del Mar, Sea Cliff Avenue and 25th Avenue.  SFPUC is planning a green infrastructure project to manage stormwater at Baker Beach.  
Information/source: - Jean Walsh

San Francisco School Board
When:  August 26, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, First Floor, San Francisco
School Board:  Sandra Lee Fewer, Emily Murase, Matt Haney, Kim-Shree Maufas, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Rachel Norton, Jill Wynns

August 27, 2014 - Wednesday

City College of San Francisco
When: August 27, 2014 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - public comments
Where:  City College of San Francisco, 50 Phelan Avenue, Multi-Use Building Room 140, San Francisco
What:  Public hearing on the San Francisco Community College District Budget.
Public comment on August agenda items.
Information:  Robert Agrella
Source: Community College Email

Police Commission
When:  August 27, 2014 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Thomas Mazzucco, Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Victor Hwang, Suzy Loftus, Sonia Melara

Irish American Democratic Club - Irish Heritage Night at AT&T Park
When:  August 27, 2014 - Wednesday
7:15 p.m.
Where:  AT&T Park
What:  Irish American Democratic Club -    Irish Heritage Night at  AT&T Park.  Giants versus Colorado Rockies.  Sit in the Irish Heritage Section and admission to the pre-game Irish Party in Seals Plaza from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Cultural performers will be at the festival in Seals Plaza and on the field prior to the game.   Free Irish Giants Souvenir cap!  Reserved seats at $20.00 Limited availability
Contact:  Patty Moran 415-861-2378

August 28, 2014 - Thursday

Housing Authority
When:  August 28, 2014 - Thursday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Authority:  Joaquin Torres, Jaci Fong, Phil Arnold, Leroy Lindo, Patricia Thomas, Ted Yamasaki

Human Rights Commission
When:  August 28, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Susan Belinda Christian, Mark Kelleher, Sheryl Evans Davis, Faye Woo Lee, Michael Pappas, Richard Pio Roda, Michael Sweet

District 3 Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When: August 28, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Tel-Hi, 660 Lombard Street, San Francisco
What:  District 3 Democratic Club Endorsement meeting.  
Will  vote  on Prop. C, Prop F, Prop G and Prop K and voting on Board of Education and Community College Board candidates  

Mission Community United: a community meeting hosted by The Plaza 16 Coalition
When: August 28, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Episcopal Church of Saint John the Evangelist, 1661 15th Street, San Francisco
What:  Mission Community United Community Meeting.  Focus of the meeting will be seeking unity as organizations and individuals in the face of Mission's crisis of displacement and gentrification.  Discussion regarding current and proposed development in the Mission, in particular the proposed development for 1979 Mission Street.

San Francisco Coalition for Responsible Growth - Annual Membership Meeting
When:  August 28, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  St. Marys Cathedral, 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Coalition for Responsible Growth - .  Annual membership meeting. Agenda will include  guest speakers and debates.  Have confirmed Treasurer Jose Cisneros, Port Director Monique Moyer, Supervisor Katy Tang, Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu, Supervisor Mark Farrell and representatives fro No on 8 and proponents for 8 Washington
Source:  Facebook event

*Richmond District Democratic Club - Local Candidates Endorsement meeting
When:  August 28, 2014 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
* Change Where:   San Francisco Public Library Richmond Branch, 351 9th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Richmond District Democratic Club Endorsement meeting.
Source:  Facebook 

August 29, 2014 - Friday

San Francisco Labor Council Annual Pre-Labor Day Breakfast
When:  August 29, 2014 - Friday
8:00 a.m.
Where:  Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Labor Council Annual Pre-Labor Day Breakfast:
   Candidate for CA State Controller Betty Yee
   CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson
   Workers Campaign Updates
Tickets:  $75.
RSVP Emily Nelson
Information and source:

San Francisco Tenants Union - Stop the Flip in the Richmond and Haight
When:  August 29, 2014 - Friday
Where:  The Panhandle, 267 Central Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Join the San Francisco Tenants Union in their campaign to stop real estate speculation and displacement in San Francisco.  Come learn about Prop. G, the anti-speculation tax, which will be on the November's ballot.
Source: facebook

September 1, 2014 - Monday

Labor Day 

SFMTA - Fare Increase

September 2, 2014 - Tuesday

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - More Propositions
When:  September 2, 2014 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco
What:  Speakers pro and cons for the rest of the props on the November ballot: SF Props A, B, D, J. & K.
California Props: 1, 2, 45,46, 47 and 48.

September 3, 2014 - Wednesday

South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When: September 3, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  South Beach Harbor Community Room (located between AT&T Ballpark and Pier 40). San Francisco
What:  South Beach District 6 Democratic Club will hear from candidates running for Supervisor in District 6, Assessor-Recorder, Public Defender, Assembly District 17, Superior Court Judge, Board of Education and Community College Board.  All are welcome.

September 4, 2014 - Thursday

Wendy Aragon - Believe in City College Campaign Kick-Off and Fundraiser
When:  September 4, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Virgil's Sea Room, 3152 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Wendy Aragon - candidate for City College Kick-Off and Fundraiser.
Donation: $25. $50. or $100.  

San Francisco for Democracy - Endorsement meeting
When:  September 4, 2014 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Northern District Police Station, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco for Democracy PAC will hold its full endorsement meeting.  Everyone is invited to attend, all SF4D members in good standing may vote.

September 6, 2014 - Saturday

Friends of Duboce Park - 17th Annual Friends of Duboce Park Tag Sale
When:  September 6, 2014 - Saturday
9:00 a.m. to noon 
Source: email from Friends of Duboce Park, Duboce & Scott Street, San Francisco

Campos for Assembly - Mobilize to Take Back Our City
When:  September 6, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  24th Street Mission, San Francisco
What:  Mobilize for David Campos.  Rousing speeches from Assemblymember Tom Ammiano and former Mayor Art Agnos.  Light refreshments.
Source: facebook events

Glen Park Association - Scott Wiener
When: September 6, 2014 - Saturday
4:00 p.m.
Where: St. Aidan's Church, Upper Level, 101 Gold Mine Drive, San Francisco
What: Glen Park Association. Supervisor Wiener's next  quarterly  meeting for Glen Park and Diamond Heights.
Source: email from Glen Park Association  

September 7, 2014 - Sunday

Tom Ammiano and Jane Morrison - Sunday Brunch with David Campos
When:  September 7, 2014 - Sunday
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  44 Woodland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Tom Ammiano and Jane Morrison invite you to a Sunday Brunch with David Campos.
Co-Hosts:  Dennis Antenore, Robin Brasso, Brenda Jeffers, Bernie Choden, Agar Jaicks, Dick Grosboll, Sandra Mack, Hene Kelly, Suzanne Bushnell, Paul Melbostad
Donation: $35. to $85.
Please mail your reservation and donation  by September 4th to Jane Morrison, 44 Woodland Ave., SF 94117
Source: mailer (real mail!) from Jane Morrison

September 8, 2014 - Monday

Civic Celebration Honoring Dr. Mimi Silbert of Delancey Street Foundation
When:  September 8, 2014 - Monday
5:30 p.m. Sponsor Reception
6:00 p.m. Civic Celebration
6:30 p.m. Dedicating Ceremony
Where:  Ferry Building, The Embarcadero, Second Floor, San Francisco
What:  Port of San Francisco Civic Celebration as we honor Dr. Mimi Silbert - President and CEO, Delancey Street Foundation.
Dedicate the Mimi Silbert Pathway that will grace the San Francisco Port Brannan Street Wharf. 
Register:  event is free
Sponsorship opportunities contact Christine Pelosi

September 9, 2014 - Tuesday

Bernal Heights Democratic Club Endorsement Meeting
When:  September 9, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, 515 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Bernal Heights Democratic Club Endorsement meeting.  Open to the public.
Speakers include:
Supervisor David Campos - Candidate for Assembly District 17
Candidates for College Board and School Board
Speakers on Local Measures:  Sugar Tax, Speculators Tax, Minimum Wage and more.

September 9, 2014 - Tuesday

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - More Propositions
When:  September 9, 2014 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco
What:   Brief candidate forums for School Board and City College Board  candidates. .  Revisiting candidates both SF Superior Court Judge and for CA Assembly District 17 - since the primary vote was a tie for both races.

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