Monday, September 22, 2014

San Francisco Political Events - September/October 2014 - revision

Surprise wedding at "A Salute to Tom!"  at Delancey Street Saturday.
Congratulations Tom Ammiano and Carolis Deal!
Photograph taken by Paul Hogarth.

This is the poster I remember the most - Tom Ammiano running for Board of Education!  Such a Big moment!

Important:  Items change - please check before attending event for any changes

San Francisco Democratic Party meeting for September 24th has been cancelled.

September 22, 2014 - Monday 

2014 CEDAW Women's Human Rights Awards Luncheon
When:  September 22, 2014 - Monday
11:30 a.m.
Where:  Julia Morgan Ballroom @ the Merchants Exchange Building, 465 California Street, San Francisco
What:  6th Annual CEDAW Women's Human Rights Awards  LuncheonAnita Lee,  First Lady of San Francisco and Honorary Event Chair
Alecia A. DeCoudreaux - President, Mills College, Education Award
AT&T/Ken McNeely, President - California - Corporate Award
Becca Prowda, Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs, Levi Strauss: Global/ Sustainability Award
Catherine  Dodd, Director, San Francisco Health Service System:  Government Award
Elizabeth Aguilar Tarchi - Assistant District Attorney - S.F.: Claire Joyce Tempongko Memorial Award
Nancy Milliken, Director, UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health: Health Award
Regina Scully, Founder, Artemis Rising: Arts/Media Award
Rita Semel, Founder, Interfaith Council:  Community Building Award
Soon-Young  Yoon Chair, NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York:  International Comity Award
Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of California:  Law Award
Information/Ticket :
Source:  email Friends of the Commission on the Status of Women

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When:  September 22, 2014 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Sott Wiener, Jane Kim, Malia Cohen

Meet Supervisor Mark Farrell
When:  September 22, 2014 - Monday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Brigade SF, 548 4th Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet Supervisor Mark Farrell.  Come join for complimentary wine and food while meeting some wonderful people while meeting Supervisor Mark Farrell
Source:  Facebook 

No on L Campaign Kickoff
When:  September 22, 2014 - Monday
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Orbit Room Cafe, 1900 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Come out to the Orbit room for wonderful drinks and to hear about how we can come together to defeat Prop L.
Hosted by No on Gridlock, No on L
Source:  Facebook

Ethics Commission
When:  September 22, 2014 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Beverly Hayon, Benedict Hur, Peter Keane, Paul Renne

Daniel Flores - Fundraiser and Meet and Greet
When:  September 22, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Antologia Vinoteca, 515 Broadway Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser/ Meet and Greet for Daniel Flores - candidate for Superior Judge this November.
Hosted by:  Manuel Alvarez, Esq., David Abella, Esq., Antonio Hernandez, Juan Rodriguez, Carlos Alejo, Ramsey Hanna
An event of wine, hors d'oeuvres.  
Source:  Facebook

September 23, 2014 - Tuesday

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When:  September 23, 2014 - 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

Port Commission 
When:  September 23, 2024 - Tuesday
3:15 p.m.
Where: (Note-change of venue) Southeast Community Facility, 1800 Oakdale Avenue, Alex Pitcher Jr., Community Room, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Leslie Katz, Willie Adams, Kimberly Brandon, Mel Murphy, Doreen Woo Ho

Fiona Ma - Fun night of Pizza and Pinball
When:  September 23, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
Where:  Free Gold Watch, 1767 Waller Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Fiona Ma - Candidate for State Board of Equalization.  $100.
Source: email Fiona Ma 

Castro for Kelly LGBT/D8 Fundraiser for Tony Kelly for Supervisor in District 10
When:  September 23, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Address Provided Upon RSVP
What:  Castro for Kelly - LGBT/D8 Fundraiser for Tony Kelly for Supervisor
Hosted by Tom Ammiano, Karen Babbitt, Eileen Hansen, Rafael Mandelman, Sara Shortt and Tom Temprano
Source:  Letter

School Board
When:  September 23, 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

League of Women Voters San Francisco - Candidate Forum - Community College
When:  September 23, 2014 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  City College of San Francisco, 50 Phelan Avenue, Room MUB 140, San Francisco
What:  League of Women Voters San Francisco - Candidate Forum - Community College
Hosted in partnership with EATV
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis
Source:  Facebook

South Beach D6 Democratic Club Proposition Endorsement Meeting
When:  September 23, 2014 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to  10:00 p.m. 
Where:  South Beach Harbor Services Building, Community Room Pier 40, San Francisco
What:  South Beach D6 Democratic Club Proposition Endorsement Meeting. The Club will hear from proponents and opponents from all local propositions.  All are welcome.  Only Club members may participate in the endorsement vote.  
Source: email from Club

September 24, 2014 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Committee
When: September 24, 2014 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos
Information/Source: sfbos.oorg

Friends of Public Safety in Support of David Chiu for Assembly
When:  September 24, 2014 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco Police Officers Association, 800 Bryant Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for David Chiu for Assembly.  
Hosted by:
District Attorney George Gascon
Former Mayor Frank Jordan
San Francisco Police Officers' Association
President Martin Halloran and Past President Gary Delagnes
San Francisco Firefighters Local 798, President Tom O'Connor
San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs' Association
President Eugene Cerbone and Treasurer Scott Osha
Assistant Sheriff Paul Miyamoto
Retired SFPD Commander Jim Dudley
Retired SFPD Captain and past SFPOA President Al Casciato
Source:  Facebook

Community Housing Partnership - Whiskey Tasting Benefit
When:  September 24, 2014 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  The Bubble Lounge, 714 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
What:  Benefit Community Housing Partnership, 100% of ticket sales to nonprofit dedicated to helping homeless individuals secure housing and become self-sufficient
Whiskey tasting with Steve Beal, Sr. Master of Whisky for Diageo Spirits. Diageo Spirits distributes more than 100 whiskies.  The company will be donating a sampling of their premium top shelf whiskey.  No-host bar is available for beer, wine, champagne and mixed drinks.
Tickets: $30. in advance/$35 at door
Source:  Facebook

Police Commission
When:  September 24, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  (note change of venue) Central District, Gordan J. Lau Elementary School, 950 Clay Street, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Victor Hwang, Thomas Mazzucco, Sonie Melara

Eureka Valley Neighborhood Association - meeting
When:  September 24, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Castro Community Meeting Room, 501 Castro Street (above BofA), San Francisco
What:  Eureka Valley Neighborhood Association public EVNA meeting open to members and non-members.
Regulating Short-Term Rentals:  Amy Chan, Legislative Aide to David Chiu will speak about his proposed legislation.
Panel on Quality of Life and Crime Issues: featuring Scott Wiener, Captain Daniel Perea, Officer Ted Lattig, and Ken Craig of Castro Community on Patrol
Castro Cares:  CBD Executive Director, Andrea Aiello will discuss this innovative program.
Human Interest Topic:  Local artist, Jessica Joy Jirsa will discuss her art, including a slideshow of some of her work.
Public Forum:  A time set aside to discuss neighborhood issues.
Please come to the meeting, learn about what is being done, and voice your opinion.
Source:  Facebook

Meeting has been cancelled San Francisco Democratic Party - General Meeting
Meeting has been cancelled. When:  September 24, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
DCCC Members:  Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, John Avalos, David Campos, David Chiu, Mallia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Matt Dorsey, Bevan Dufty, Zoe Dunning, Kelly Dwyer, Bill Fazio, Tom Hsieh, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Migden, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Alix Rosenthal, Arlo Hale Smith, Scott Wiener
Ex-Officio:  Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Kamala Harris, Mark Leno, Tom Ammiano, Phil Ting

September 25, 2014 - Thursday

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  September 25, 2014 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, Katy Tang, David Chiu

City and County of San Francisco/City and School District Selection Committee
When:  September 25, 2014 - Thursday
3:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Jane Kim, John Avalos, Mark Farrell
Commissioners:  Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Sandra Lee Fewer, Jill Wynns

Housing Authority
When:  September 25, 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

Mission Neighborhood Center - Celebrating 55 Years of Community Empowerment
When: September 25, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - Dinner and VIP Reception
8:30 p.m. Concert featuring Edgardo and Candela
Where:  Yoshi's, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  Mission Neighborhood Center - Celebrating 55 Years of Community Empowerment.
Featuring Donna Brazile.  
Tickets/Information:  $291.12 - Gala Dinner and Concert.  Salsa Concert Only:  $37.92
Source: email

District 3 Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When:  September 25, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Tel-Hi, 660 Lombard Street, San Francisco
What:  District 3 Democratic Club - Continuation of Endorsement meeting
Source:  email from District 3

The Free Speech Movement - 50 Years Later
When:  September 25, 2014 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  First Unitarian Church, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  The Free Speech Movement - 50 Years Later.
Three veterans of the Free Speech Movement:
Lynne Hollander Savio
Mike Smith
Jack Weinberg
will discuss the epoch-shaping events at Berkeley 50 years ago and their  relevance  today.
Sponsored by Progressive Democrats of American San Francisco
Source:  Facebook events

September 27, 2014 - Saturday

Mobilization for Yes on G - Stop the Evictions!
When:  September 27, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, 515 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Mobilization for Yes on G. 19 precincts in the neighborhood.
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Black Leadership Forum Endorsement Meeting
When:  September 27, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  5126 Third Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the San Francisco Black Leadership Forum and local candidates and ballot measure representatives for a full day of interviews and discussion of how the issues impact the Black Community in San Francisco and beyond.  Eligible members will be asked to stay and vote on BLF Endorsements for the November election.
Source:  Facebook

Women Walk for Campos
When:  September 27, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  Dolores Park, San Francisco.  Dolores and 19th Street, San Francisco
What:  Women Walk for Campos.  Help spread the word about the Campos for Assembly!
Source:  Facebook

Sunset District Neighborhood Coalition - Sunset Community Festival 
When:  September 27, 2014 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  West Sunset Playground, 40th Avenue and Ortega, San Francisco
What:  20th Annual Sunset Community Festival.  Children's games, exhibits, local food, flea market, live music, dance.
Source:  Facebook events/email

47th Birthday Beer Bust for Community Housing Partnership
When:  September 27, 2014 - Saturday
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  SF Eagle, 398 12th Street, San Francisco
What:  47th Birthday for Glendon Anna Conda-Hyde!  Fundraiser for Community Housing Partnership.  
Beer Bust $12.  with a portion going to the Community Housing Partnership as well as a raffle, food and a performance by the Degentrified, a ukulele percussion band with Jason Smart aka Frieda Laye and Glendon Anna Conda-Hyde
Plus DJ Dirty Knees of Charlie  Horse and Hot Rod spins.
Event is free event for those without funds.
Source:  Facebook event

September 28, 2014 - Sunday

Cole Valley Fair
When:  September 28, 2014 - Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday Streets in the Excelsior!
When:  September 28, 2014 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Source:  Facebook events

12th Annual Excelsior Art and Music Festival
When:   September   28, 2014 - Sunday
 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Where:  Ocean Avenue and San Juan Avenue, San Francisco
What:  12th Annual Excelsior Art and Music Festival.  "Greening the Excelsior Through Art".
Showcasing local artists, artisans, and musicians.
Hosted by Excelsior Action Group EAG
Source:  Facebook events

Fundraiser for Tony Kelly
When:  September 28, 2014 - Sunday
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  44 Woodland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Tony Kelly - Candidate for supervisor in District 10.
Sponsors:  Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, Art Agnos, Eileen Hansen, John Avalos, David Campos, Jane Morrison, Aaron Peskin, Loretta Lynch, Paul Melbostad and Jon Golinger
Patrons:  Bettina Cohen, Carol Bettencourt, Don Willenburg, Jan and Maurice Holloway
Friends:  Pamela Brennan, Sue Bushnell, Jennifer Clary, Denise D'Anne, Edward Denebeim, Milo Hanke, Diane Jones, Hene Kelly, Krissy Keefer, Max Kirkeberg, Paul Page, Norman Schlossberg, Bill Sparks, Mark Vermeulen
Source:  mailer from Jane Morrison!

Emily Murase - Birthday Bash and Re-Election Fundraiser
When:  September 28, 2014 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: 03 Bistro & Lounge, 524 Van Ness, San Francisco
What: Birthday Bash and Re-Election Fundraiser for Emily Murase.  Family-friendly birthday party with gourmet Asian fusion finger foods, Kahnfections cupcakes and  unlimited Lego play.
Information/RSVP:  emilymurase/com/event
Source:  Facebook

David's Birthday Celebration!  Bocce Cafe
When:  September 28, 2014 - Sunday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Bocce Cafe, 489 Green Street,  North Beach, San Francisco
What:  David Campos - Birthday Celebration.  
Tickets:  $95. - three course Italian  dinner with drinks; $250. VIP , Host Committee: $500.

October 1, 2014 - Wednesday

Organizing in a Time of Change:  How the Housing Crisis and this November could shift San Francisco politics
When:  October 1, 2014 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Organizing in a Time of Change:  How the Housing Crisis and this November could shift San Francisco politics.  Hosted by Urban Idea.
Community Forum:
Rachel Brahinsky, Faculty Director, Urban Affairs Program, USF
Fernando Marti, Co-Director, Council of Community Housing Organizations
Maria Poblet, Executive Director, Causa Justa Just Cause
Malcolm Yeung, Deputy Director, Chinatown Community Development Center
Neal Gorenflo - Co-Founder, Shareable
Moderated by Shaw San Liu, Lead Organizer, Chinese Progressive Association
Source:  Facebook

October 2, 2014 - Thursday

Richmond District Neighborhood Center - 34th Annual Celebration
When:  October 2, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Richmond District Neighborhood Center, 741 30th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Richmond District Neighborhood Center 34th Annual celebration.
Festive buffet dinner featuring dishes from local, favorite eateries like The Richmond Burma Superstar, State Bird Provisions, Layaly, DOSA, Angelina's, Baker and Banker, Cinderella Bakery, Heartbaker and House of  Bagels.  Wine from Zinfandelic  and Beach Chalet and a silent and live auction - all proceeds benefit the free and low-cost programs of RDNC.
Source: Facebook

League of Women Voters - State Assembly District 17 Forum
When:  October 2, 2014 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  University of California San Francisco - Mission Bay, 600 16th Street, Genentech Hall, San Francisco
What:  State Assembly District 17 Forum - Hosted by League of Women Voters San Francisco and University of California San Francisco
Source: email lwvsf

October 3, 2014 - Friday

Supervisor Mark Farrell Share Schoolyards Fundraiser
When:  October 3, 2014 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Fort Mason, General's Residence, 1 Fort Mason,, San Francisco
What:  4th Annual Share Schoolyards Fundraiser.  Hosted by Mark Farrell, Ed Lee, Richard Carranza and San Francisco Parks Alliance.  Raises the funds necessary to open public school yards on the weekends across our city for children and families.
Tickets:  $100. up
Source:  email from Supervisor Mark Farrell

October 4, 2014 - Saturday

Grand Opening of the New St. Anthony's
When:  October 4, 2014 - Saturday
9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  121 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate St. Anthony's 64th anniversary and the Grand Opening of the New St. Anthony's.  Explore the space of the new Dining Room and the future locations of the Social Work Center and Free  Clothing Program.
Share in this significant and joyful celebration and reconnect to the heart of the city.

No Monster in the Mission - Historic March and Festival Affordable Housing Now!
When:  October 4, 2014 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Gather at 24th Street and York Street, San Francisco
2:00 p.m.  March Begins
3:00 p.m. Rally/Festival at 16th StreetMission Bart Plaza
What:  No Monster in the Mission - Historic March and Festival Affordable Housing Now.  
Rally, food, music, art.  "Affordable housing, not displacement".  
Co-Organized by Plaza 16 Coalition and Our Mission No Eviction.
Source:  email from Plaza 16 Coalition/Facebook event

October 5, 2014 - Sunday

Meet with Congresswoman Barbara Lee
When:  October 5, 2014 - Sunday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Home of Ann Kirk and Ed Sykes,  46 Woodland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  You are invited to visit with Congresswoman Barbara Lee.  
Barbara Lee is a energetic advocate of affordable housing and health care, the homeless, women's basic rights and peaceful alternatives to costly military intervention
Co-Hosts:  Willie B. Kennedy Democratic Club, Dr. Toye Moses, President
African American Chamber of  Commerce - Frederick Jordan President
California Democratic Party Chair John Burton, State Senator Mark Leno, Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, Jane Morrison, Ina Dearman, Gimmy Park Li
Donor's Choice: $35. $45., $55. $65. $75 Sponsor: $100. Patron $120. to $500.
Mail your check  made out out to "Barbara Lee for Congress" to Ann Kirk and Ed Sykes, 46 Woodland Avenue, SF 94117
Information: Jane Morrison 415-564-1482
Source:  Mailer

October 6, 2014 - Monday

League of Women Voters - Board of Supervisors District 10 Election Candidate Forum
When:  October 6, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Alex Pitcher Jr. Community Room, Southeast Community Facility, 1800 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco
What:  League of Women Voters - District 10 Forum.  Hosted in partnership with Bayview Mulipurpose Senior Center. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Free and open to the public.

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