Thursday, October 2, 2014

October political events - cancellation/additions


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

*Carol Kingsley event for October 9th has been cancelled
*change in time - October 4th - No Monster in the Mission! * 6 Additions

September 29, 2014 - Monday

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When:  September 29, 2014 - Monday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, Malia Cohen

Moms for Shamann
When:  September 30, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Address provided upon RSVP
What:  Moms for Shamann.  Join hosts Leah Pimentel, Kelsey Crowe and Heather Carroll-Fisher for a kid-friendly, fun-filled candidate  Meet and Greet and campaign fundraiser to support Shamann Walton who is running for school board.

September 30, 2014 - Tuesday

Vision Zero Committee
When:  September 30, 2014 - Tuesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Jane Kim, Norman Yee, London Breed, Eric Mar, Scott Wiener, John Avalos

Board of Supervisors
When:  September 30, 2014 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco, Ca.
Supervisors:  David Chiu, John Avalos, London Breed, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee

Fall Kick-Off Fundraiser to Reelect John Rizzo
When:  September 30, 2014 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  1420 Sutter Street, San Francisco
What:  Fall Kick-Off Fundraiser to Reelect John Rizzo
Source:  Facebook event

 Harvey Milk Club Volunteer Happy Hour
When:  September 30, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Virgil's Sea Room, 3152 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  All members and extended friends are welcome to join.  
Source:  Facebook events

Potrero Boosters
When:  September 30, 2014 - Tuesday
6:45 p.m. - Social
7:00 p.m. - Business Meeting.  Agenda:
The Potrero Dogpatch Merchants Association Keith Goldstein, President
Public Safety on the Hill.  Ross Mirkarimi, Sheriff
                                         Robert O'Sullivan, Captain - Bayview Police Station
                                         Tiffany Sutton, Assistant District Attorney - Neighborhood 
                                          Irina Chatsova, Program Director - SAFE
Update on the Potrero Gateway Loop - Jean Bogiages - Chair - MUNA
Plans for the Development of 815 Tennessee Street, San Francisco (Jonathan Emami and Mark Pilarczyk - ROEM Development)

October 1, 2014 - Wednesday

San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission
When:  October 1, 2014 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Karl Hasz, Andrew Wolfram, Aaron Hyland, Ellen Johnck, Richard Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  October 1, 2014 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force City and County San Francisco
When:  October 1, 2014 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Task Force Mark Rumold, Ali Winston, John Wolf, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, Lee Hepner, Todd David, Chris Hyland, Louise Fischer, Bruce Oka

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

FDR Democratic Club San Francisco - Disability Visibility Project,  Jane Kim
When:  October 1, 2014 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Northern Police Station Community Room, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  FDR Dems General Membership Meeting
Disability Visibility Project A community Partnership with Storycorps.  Based in San Francisco, Atlanta, Chicago and via a mobile venue, the project encourages people with disabilities to record their stories about how the ADA has impacted their lives.  
Supervisor Jane Kim - District 6.  Supervisor Kim will share an update on her first term in office and discuss her plans for four more years.  

 Jamie Whitaker for Supervisor - Meet and Greet
When:  October 1, 2014 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
Where:  Infinity Club Lounge, 333 Main Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco
What:  Meet Jamie Whitaker candidate for Supervisor in District 6.  Light refreshments will be served.
Police Commission
When:  October 1, 2014 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. (note different time)
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Juliu Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Victor Hwang, Thomas Mazzucco, Sonia Melara

October 2, 2014 - Thursday

Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee
When:  October 2, 2014 - Thursday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  David Campos, Eric Mar, Norman Yee

Rules Committee
When:  October 2, 2014 - Thursday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Norman Yee, Katy Tang, David Campos

Planning Commission
When:  October 2, 2014 - Thursday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Cindy Wu, Rodney Fong, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Chrstine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Dennis Richards

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

La Casa De Las Madress - 8th Anniversary Bash
When:  October 2, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  California HIstorical Society Museum, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco
WhatLa Casa De Las Madress Step out Against Domestic Violence!  Kick off National Domestic Violence Awareness Month - cocktail party.  Wear a dash of  red.  Musical entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, live and silent auctions.  Hear about the critical impact of La Casa De Las Madres intervention and prevention services on the lives of local survivors.
General Admission:  $60.

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

 Delivering Innovation In Supporting Housing - 8th Anniversary Bash!
When:  October 2, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  California Historical Society Museum, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Delivering Innovation In Supporting Housing (DISH) will celebrate 8 years of providing high-quality, permanent housing to people who suffer from serious health issues.  Goal is to help people break the cycle of homelessness, get them off the streets.  Festive libations, scrumptious appetizers, music and silent auction.

October 3, 2014 - Friday

*Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014 
When:  October 3, 4, 5 - Friday, Saturday, Sunday
 10:30 a.m. - Friday
11:00  a.m. - Saturday
11:00 a.m. -  Sunday
Where:  Golden Gate Park, Hellman Hollow Marx and  Lindley Meadows, San Francisco

Castro Street History Walk Unveiling
When:  October 3, 2014 - Friday
6:00 p.m. 
Where:  Harvey Milk Plaza, (Castro and Market), San Francisco
What:  Join Supervisor Scott Wiener in unveiling the Castro Street History Walk.  Funded by the Castro CBD, the 20 sidewalk panels will document the history of the Castro from the origin Native American inhabitants to the present day.
Source:  Scott Wiener newsletter

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.

Alliance for Jobs and Sustainable Growth and San Franciscans for a Safe & Affordable City  - Union and Community Mobilization
When:  October 4, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where:  Laborers' Union Hall, Local 261, 3271 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Union and Community Mobilization.  Sign up now to walk precincts.
David Chiu for California Assembly
Mark Farrell - San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Katy Tang - San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Scott Wiener - San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Malia Cohen - San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Barbecue and Refreshments to follow.  

Environmentalists Walk for Campos
When:  October 4, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  Panhandle, San Francisco
What:  Environmentalists Walk for Campos.  Join the Sierra Club, San Francisco Bay Chapter and other environmentalists we they canvass Assembly District 17.
Source:  Facebook events

*Citywide Rally to Raise the Minimum Wage
When:  October 4, 2014 - Saturday
10:30 a.m.
Where:  Harry Bridges Plaza (in front of Ferry Building), San Francisco
What:  Join Mayor Ed Lee, Supervisor Jane Kim and labor and community leaders in support of Prop J.
Source: San Francisco Labor Council email 

David Chiu for Assembly SoMa Office Opening
When:  October 4, 2014 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  David Chiu's SoMa Office, 565 4th Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate the opening of the newest campaign field office. Kicking off a mobilization efforts.  

No Monster in the Mission - Historic March and Festival Affordable Housing Now!
When:  October 4, 2014 - Saturday
 1:00 p.m.  BRAVA Theater 24th and York
Where:  Gather at 24th Street and York Street, San Francisco
2:00 p.m.  March Begins
3:00 p.m. Rally/Festival at 16th Street Mission 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.
Sponsors: Si Se Puede!!! Current Endorsers:
CARECEN, Causa Justa :: Just Cause, Dolores Street Community Services, Casa Sanchez (business), Center for Political Education, Cesar Chavez Parade and Festival Committee, Chile Lindo (business), Clarion Alley Mural Project, Eviction Free San Francisco, Eviction Mapping Project, Historic Liberty Hill Street Neighbors, Housing Rights Committee, Instituto Familiar De La Raza, Idriss Stelley Foundation, LMNOP Neighborhood Association, Latin Zone Productions, Mission Economic Development Agency, Mission Films, Mission Neighborhood Resource Center, Mission Small Business Association, Our Mission NO Eviction, PODER, Progressive Women Rising, Puerto Alegre (business), San Francisco Latino Democratic Club, San Francisco Lowrider Council, Victoria Theater, Redstone Building Labor Temple Association, Shaping San Francisco, Station 40, San Francisco Print Collective, Urban Music Presents, Western Regional Advocacy Project, The Abalone Alliance Clearinghouse, Global Exchange, SEIU Local 1021, District 8 Democrats, Jon Gollinger (No Wall on the Waterfront),Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, Code Pink SF, senseofplace Lab, Nine Dream, International Indian Treaty Council, Rukus Society, Homies Organizing the Mission to Empower Youth, Alliance for Better District Six, Tenant Association Coalition of San Francisco, Valencia St. Merchants Corridor Association, Central City Democrats, Techies Against Displacement, Calle 24 Arts Consortium: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, BRAVA! for Women in the Arts, Precita Eyes Muralist, Accion Latina, and Galeria De La Raza, The Carnaval Mural Restoration Committee, Susana y su Orquesta Adelante, Victory Outreach, Calle 24 Latino Cultural District, Teachers Union: UESF-United Educators San Francisco, Latin Business Network and Community, St. Johns Episcopal Church, Ingelsia Catolica Angelica Latino American, Madres Unidas por California, Calle 24 Merchants: La Victoria, L's Cafe, El Nuevo Frutilandia, Sunrise Cafe, Praxis, Explorist International, Mission Skates, Modern Times, Alley Cat Books, Luara's Beauty Salon, Dju Jewelry, Mixcoatl. Linda Wilson; Photo Archivist, El Tecolote, Laura Campos Muralist, Linda Beenau; Wonder dog Rescue, Dog Earred Books, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE).....
Source:  email from Plaza 16 Coalition/Facebook event

An afternoon with David Campos
When:  October 4, 2014 - Saturday
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco - Noe Valley  - RSVP   415-826-0693
What: Fundraiser/house party  Meet David Campos - candidate for the 17th State Assembly.  Drinks and appetizers will be served.
Donation: $30., $50., $75., $100. or $200.

 Juan-Antonio Carballo - Meet and Greet
When:  October 4, 2014 - Saturday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Lafayette Park Playground, Gough and Washington, South Tables, San  Francisco
What: Meet and Greet for Juan-Antonio Carballo - Candidate for Supervisor in District 2.
Please come by for an informal and personal meet-and-greet forum with the candidate and his family.  He will be available to discuss key issues, a vision for the District and the City.  Snacks and soft drinks on hand.

Queens and Queers for Campos - 
When:  October 4, 2014 - Saturday
9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Where:  Beaux, 2344 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Queens and Queers for Campos. Join your favorite San Francisco drag queens  and  DJs for a party and fundraiser to help elect David Campos for the Assembly.  Presented by   Heklina, Peaches Christ, Sister Roma and Beve Sweetbriar.
Hosted by Juanita MORE!, Vivvyanne ForeverMORE!, Lady Bear, Lil Miss Hot Mess, Grace Towers, Roxy-Cotten Candy, Persia, Tara Wrist, U-Phoria, Miss Rahni, Sue Casa, Kim Burly
Donation: $5.-$20 suggested donation
Source:  Facebook

October 5, 2014 - Sunday

Castro Street Fair
When:  October 5, 2014 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Castro Street  - interaction of Market and Castro Streets and the surrounding area.  San Francisco
Source:  Scott Wiener's newsletter

*The Harvey Milk Democratic Club - "Take It On the Chin with a Pie Tin"!
When:  October 5, 2014 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Castro Street Fair, Castro and Market, San Francisco
What:  Pie Toss  at the Castro Street Fair at your favorite SF political figure. 
Cream targets include:  Supervisor David Campos, Former Supervisor Bevan Dufty, Vivvyanne ForeverMORE, Persia, William Walker - candidate for community college  and many, many more. 
Proceeds from each toss will go to the target's non-profit or cause of choice.
Pie tins graciously provided by Mission Pie, pie filling by Panaderia La Victoria and whip cream by Twin Peaks Tavern.

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

*Rally for Prop G:  Don't Believe the Realtors Lies!
When: October 6, 2014 - Monday
11:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco
What:  "Enough is Enough".  Rally hosted by Speculation Free SF.   Rally to highlight support for Yes Prop  G - standup against unfair evictions.
Source:  Facebook event
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 Multipurpose Senior Center. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Free and open to the public.

 October 6th Vigil to mark "Castro Sweep" 25th  Anniversary
When:  October 6, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Castro and 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  October 6th Vigil to mark "Castro Sweep" 25th Anniversary.  Remind everyone of contemporary concerns such as the fatal shooting of Alex Nieto, the gentrification of District 8 and eviction epidemic, lack of affordable housing for low income people and artists, the dwindling diversity of the Castro, harassment of homeless and poor people and the negative impacts of Google buses on our streets.
Source:  Facebook events

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association Public Safety Meeting - Mark Leno
When:  October 6, 2014 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center,  745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association  Public Safety Meeting with State Senator Mark Leno.  What roles does the State of California play in public safety in Hayes Valley and Western Addition.  What are some of the state agencies involved in public safety?  What are some of the legislative bills that Senator Leno has sponsored regarding public safety. 

October 7, 2014 -  Tuesday

 Hold ACCJC accountable; defend City College in court.
When:  October 7, 2014 - Tuesday
9:00 a.m. 
Where:  400 McAllister Family Court, 400 McAllister Street, San Francisco
What:  Hold ACCJC accountable; defend City College in court.  Our CCSF deserves justice.  The ACCJC has filed new motions to dismiss the City Attorney's case.  We need to show Judge Curtis Karnow that CCSF has  lots of community support and that the people of San Francisco wants this case to move forward against the ACCJC.

Entertainment Commission 11th Anniversary Party
When:  October 7, 2014 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Hawthorn, 27 Maiden Lane, San Francisco
What:  The Entertainment Commission is 11!  Come have some fun  with the Entertainment Commission, staff.  Cash bar and small bites!

 Brigitte Davila - Wine and Cheese Fundraiser
When:  October 7, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Brava Theater Lobby, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  Wine and Cheese Fundraiser for Brigitte Davila - candidate for City College.
Co-Hosts Edgar Quiroz, Claudia Avila, Nora and Francisco Zepeda Garcia and Lydia Beltran
Come and have a sip from Cerruti Cellers.
Source:  Facebook event

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Endorsed candidates and campaigns
When:  October 7, 2014 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro, San Francisco
What:  Potrero Hill Democratic Club meeting devoted to actively promoting PHDC-endorsed candidates and campaigns.  Save City College.  A faculty member will share the latest on the fight to protect City College.

October 8, 2014

Irish-Israeli-Italian Society
When:  October 8, 2014 - Wednesday
11:30 a.m. Cocktails
12:15 p.m. Luncheon
1:30 p.m.   Conclusion
Where:  San Francisco Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco
What:  Irish Israel Italian Society will celebrate Columbus Day.  
Kathleen Ryan  
Kevin Starr - California Historian and former City of San Francisco and State of California Librarian
Joe Garritty - Police Person of the year.
Tickets: $60. $75. at the door.
Checks payable to the Irish-Israeli-Italian Society of San Francisco - P. O. Box 2885, San Francisco, Ca. 94126.
Information: Michele Hays

UC San Francisco UC San Francisco 150th Anniversary
When:  October 8, 2014 - Wednesday
Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Gene Friend Way Plaza, at UCSF Mission Bay, San Francisco
What:  Block Party 8.  Milestone event.  Celebrate with  food, fun   at our Mission Bay campus and 150 years of UCSF's history.  Farmer's Market, Chalk Art Contest, Photo booth, Prize Wheel and giveaways, music and  entertainment.  46+ vendors.  

San Francisco Parks Alliance, Friends of the Urban Forest - Supervisor/Assembly Candidate's Forum
When:  October 8, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
WhatSan Francisco Parks Alliance, Friends of the Urban Forest Candidate's Forum for Supervisor candidates in 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 who raised $5,000 by the June 30th reporting deadline have been invited and two candidates for Assembly District in the 17th.  Members of the public are invited to attend to hear candidates' views on parking funding and other issues.  

22nd TNDC Celebrity Pool Toss
When:  October 8, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  Phoenix Hotel/Chambers Eat + Drink Pool,  601 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  Annual Celebrity Pool Toss - Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation.

 Young Professionals Celebrate a Major Milestone in the Fight to Reform Our Criminal Justice System, Yes on Proposition 47
When:  October 8, 2014 - Wednesday
6:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Redford, 673 Geary Street, San Francisco
What:  Benefitting the reelection of District Attorney George Gascon - author and chief proponent of Proposition 47.
Co-Hosts:  Matt Haney, Leah Taylor Pimentel, Diane Le, Justin Roja, Duncan Ley, Ben Bleiman, Nick Gilbert, Amy Lenz, Alex Hrag Bastian, Robyn Burke Figenshow, Marisa Isabel Rodriguez, Marc Massarweh, Elizabeth Matzner, Joshua Reynolds, Melissa Blaustein, Brian Purchia, Joe Arellano, Gian-Paol Veronese, Michael Hewitt, Ariel Kelley, Kate Maeder, Leah Rowell, Phillip Zackler, Maxwell Szabo
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Young Democrats
When:  October 8, 2014 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  The Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, Suite 7, San Francisco
What:  General Meeting - Agenda:
Peter Acworth, CEO of Kink. com will present on "The politics of the port industry"
Assembly Member Phil Ting will give his annual legislative year in review"
Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu will speak and do Q&A
Supervisor David Campos will talk about his race for the Assembly District 17.
San Francisco Beautiful's 43rd Annual Beautification Awards
When:  October 8, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Beautiful's 43rd Annual Beautification Awards.  Join San Francisco Beautiful as they honor  everyday  heroes for their civic contributions.  Enjoy food, drinks, live music.  

Upper Noe Neighbors - 
When:  October 8, 2014 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Upper Noe Recreation Center, Day and Sanchez, San Francisco
What:  Upper Noe Neighbors meeting.  Discuss several local propositions on the November ballot:
Prop E (sugary beverage tax).  Supervisor Scott Wiener will speak.
Prop G - (stop speculation) 
Prop H and I  Natural grass on Golden Gate Park fields and no sports lighting in the west end of park.
Source: email

October 9, 2014 -  Thursday

The Greater Geary Boulevard Merchants Association Annual Awards Luncheon
When:  October 9, 2014 - Thursday
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where:  The Concordia-Argonaut Club, 1142 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What:  The Greater Geary Boulevard Merchants Association Annual Awards Luncheon.  
Keynote Speaker:  Willie L. Brown, Jr.
Master of Ceremonies:  Fiona Ma - Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore, emeritus
Mayor Ed Lee
Bob Linscheid - President & CEO San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
Jon Ballesteros - Sr. Vice President of Public Policy San Francisco Travel
Juaquin Torres- Deputy Director Office of Economic and Workforce Development
Merchants Awards:  Travis and Rose Dawson - Grocery Outlet
Bonnie Huynh - Vice President - East West Bank
Community Service Awards - Joanna M. Hayes-White - Chief of Fire Department
Gregory Suhr - Chief of Police 
Musical Interlude - The Cole Porter Society - Noah Griffin
$65.  - Limited Seating, No Door Tickets (by October 6th)
Information:  David Heller 415-517-2573

* National Lawyers Guild - Carol Ruth Silver - book signing "Freedom Rider Diary"
When:  October 9, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  50 California Street, Suite 3400, San Francisco
What:  National Lawyers Guild presents Carol Ruth Silver.   Wine and Cheese & Booksigning co-sponsored by John O'Grady.  "Freedom Rider Diary - Smuggled Notes from Parchman Prison". by Carol Ruth Silver.  
RSVP:  Paul C. Fiscal 415-724-7888

*  (cancelled) Carol Kingsley - Fundraiser Reception
(cancelled) When:   October 9, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
(cancelled)Where:  The Law Offices of William Kissinger, 3 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco
(cancelled)What:  Fundraising reception for Carol Kingsley - candidate for Superior Judge on November 4th.

San Francisco Transit Riders Union/ Bay Guardian - Bridging the Gaps in Transit and Housing Funding
When:  October 9, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Bay Guardian and SF Transit Riders community forum. Bridging the Gaps in Transit and Housing Funding -   San Francisco needs more affordable housing, a robust public transit system, and fully funded social services if it is to remain an efficient, diverse, compassionate city.  Unfortunately, some political  leaders  have pitted transportation and housing activists against one another in  recent  years, particularly so in the upcoming election on Prop. A, B, K and L.  
Forum will provide some background for you on how public transportation service and facilities are paid for, and then they will examine how the conflict happened, the political tactics that are being employed, and what can be done to bridge the gap along with a panel of activists and  experts.

November 2014 Election:  The Equity Debate
When:  October 9, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Fromm Hall, (behind St. Ignatius church) 2497 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Equality for All  for Public Service and the Common Good.  November 2014 Election - The Equity Debate.
Candidates from three races will discuss their campaign's platform surrounding issues of inequality in San Francisco:
California State Assembly District 17
Board of Supervisors: District 10
San Francisco Board of Education
Facilitated by Moderator, James  Lance Taylor.  
The Equity Debate is presented by USF's Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good and a Host committee made up of individuals working toward a more just and equitable San Francisco:
Co-Chairs:  Sharen Hewitt and  Laurel  Moeslein
Christina Olague, Corey Cook, District 6 Youth Commissioner Precious,  Eddy Zheng, Edwin Lindo, Joe Calderon, Leah Pimentel, Lynette Ward, Matt Haney, Michael Redmond, Mike Brown, Sara Shortt, Theo Miller, Theon Johnson III, Tim Redmond, Vincent Pang

 Fundraiser Reception to elect Supervisor David Chiu for Assembly
When:  October 9, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Far East Cafe, 631 Grant Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser reception to elect Supervisor David Chiu for Assembly.
Hosts:  Mel Lee, Hanna Leung, Milton Hum, Charlie Chan
Suggested contribution: $100., $200, $250.

October 11, 2014 - Saturday

LGBT Community for Campos
When:  October 11, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  Harvey Milk Plaza, Castro Street and Market, San Francisco

Carol Kingsley - Neighborhood Mobilization
When:  October 11, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Toy Boat Dessert Cafe, 401 Clement Street, San Francisco
What:  Come walk the neighborhood.  Join Carol's campaign for a Richmond Neighborhood Mobilization.  Refreshments will be served.

*Ocean Beach Music and Art Festival
When:  October 11, 2014 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Noriega Street near 46th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Outer Noriega Merchants Association - Ocean Beach Music and Arti Festival.  Six stages, ten food vendors, two beer gardens, live music, art installations and kid zone and pumping patch.

Diamond Heights Community Association Fall Meeting
When: October 11, 2014 - Saturday
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  SF Police Academy, 350 Amber Drive, San Francisco
What:  Supervisors David Chiu and David Campos will discuss issues for their District 17 State Assembly race.  
Speakers will present the pro and con sides of two initiatives on the Nov. 4 ballot:  Transportation and Road Improvement Bond and the Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages to Fund Food and Health  programs.  Supervisor Wiener will present the pro side for the soda tax initiative.
Information:  Betsy Eddy -
Source:  Scott Wiener's newsletter.

Cleve Jones 60th Birthday Party - San Francisco AIDS Foundation
When:  October 11, 2014 - Saturday
9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Where:  The Cafe, 2368 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Cleve Jones 60th Birthday Party to benefit the San Francisco  AIDS Foundation.
Hosted by Juanita More.

October 12, 2014 - Sunday

 Fundraiser for Michael Eggman - Candidate for U.S. Congress
When:  October 12, 2014 - Sunday
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  44 Woodland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Christine Pelosi, Jane Morrison and Alec Bash invite you to a Sunday Brunch for Michael Eggman, Candidate for U.S. Congress - District 10 (Tracy, Manteca, Modesto, Turlock).  
Host Committee Dennis Antenore, Patrick Baron, Linda Burke, Mark Cesare, Robin Cooper, Bob Dockendorf, Mary Jung, Toby Levine, Dave Massen, Paul Melbostad, Melanie Nutter, Thea Selby
Information: Alex Bash

Mark Murphy for San Francisco Board of Education Meet and Greet and Fundraiser
When:  October 12, 2014 - Sunday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Home of Zoe Dunning and Pam Grey.  Address provided upon RSVP
What: Reception for  Mark Murphy for San Francisco Board of Education. 
Meet candidate Mark Murphy for school board.  Hear about his vision for San Francisco's public schools.  

October 13, 2014 - Monday

Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association Meeting
When:  October 13, 2014 - Monday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  45 Castro Street - CPMC Davies Campus, Gazebo Room, San Francisco
What:  Supervisor Scott Wiener will join Captain Greg McEachern from Northern Station.  Captain Raj Vaswanifrom Park Station and Ken Craig from Castro Community on Patrol to discuss public safety and crime in the Duboce Triangle.  

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