Monday, October 27, 2014

San Francisco Political Events - October/November

October 27, 2014 - Monday

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When:  October 27, 2014 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, Malia Cohen

Ethics Commission
When:  October 27, 2014 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Beverly Hayon, Benedict Hur, Peter Keane, Paul Renne

SPUR - Open Space Design at Ocean Beach
When:  October 27, 2014 - Monday 
6:00 p.m.
Where:  SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  What is the Ocean Beach Master Plan being implemented and what will be the impact?  Learn how a decommissioning of two lanes of the Great Highway will provide opportunities to improve public access with a coastal trail and other amenities designed to adapt to an eroding coastline:
Frank Filice - San Francisco Department of Public Works
Patricia Fonseca/AECOM
Benjamin Grant/SPUR
$10. non-members

Westside for Wendy
When:  October 27, 2014 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Steins, 731 Clement Street, San Francisco
What:  Westside for Wendy.  Fundraiser for Wendy Aragon for Community College Board.  Join New Avenues Democratic Club and Richmond District Democratic Club as they kick off the final week of the campaign. Food will be provided.  No hot bar.  Minimum donation of $50. but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Golden Gate Heights Neighborhood Association - Transportation Ballot Measures
When:  October 27, 2014 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  1736 Ninth Avenue in SHARP's ground floor community room, San Francisco
What:  Local Forum on Transportation Ballot Measures sponsored by Sunset Heights Association.  .  Three critical transportation-related propositions on the San Francisco ballot.  Will hear from speakers from Prop. A, Prop L and Prop B.  The forum will include Supervisor Scott Wiener and representatives of SFMTA and the Bicycle Alliance.
Source:  email from Golden Gate Heights Neighborhood Assoc. 

October 28, 2014 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When:  October 28, 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:  October 28, 2014 - Tuesday
3:15 p.m.
Where:  Port Commission Hearing Room, Second Floor, Ferry Building, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Leslie Katz, Willie Adams, Kimberly Brandon, Mel Murphy, Doreen Woo Ho

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
When:  October 28, 2014 - Tuesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Task Force:  Mark Rumold, Ali Winston, Josh Wolf, Rishi Chopra, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, Lee Kepner, Todd David, Chris Hyland Louise Fischer, Fiona Hinze

Board of Education
When:  October 28, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving B. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, First Floor, San Francisco
Board of Education:  Sandra Lee Fewer, Emily Murase, Matt Haney, Kim-Shree Maufas, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Rachel Norton, Jill Wynns

2nd Housing Town Hall for Families with Children in the Mission
When:  October 28, 2014 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Everett Middle School, 450 Church Street, San Francisco
What:  Mission Promise Neighborhood Housing Town Hall.   Free community event.   Learn your options for staying in your home and neighborhood of choice.  Share your experience with fellow parents and community leaders. 
Information:  866-379-7758
Source: email from Calle 24 SF

October 29, 2014 - Wednesday 

Port of San Francisco - Cruise Terminal Plaza Public Grand Opening
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
11:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  Pier 27 - Cruise Terminal Plaza -  2.5 acre public park
What:  The Cruise Terminal Plaza has become a reality through many partnership efforts and the generosity of San Francisco voters who approved public funding to building this latest Port of San Francisco public waterfront park.
Source:  Barbary Coast News

Standing Up for San Francisco! - Yes on G
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  home of Dick Grossboll, 745 Chestnut Street #301, San Francisco
What:  Standing Up for San Francisco.  Yes on Proposition G - End Real Estate Speculation. 
Sponsors:  Former Mayor Art Agnos, Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, Eileen Hansen, Dick Grosboll, Former President Board of Supervisors Aaron Peskin, Esther Marks, Brad Paul
Hosted beverages, hors d'oeuvres and a grand time among friends.
Donation: $35. and up
Information: Esther Marks 415-665-5417
Source:  A mailing!

SPUR - An Evening in the Cool Gray City of Love
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Gary Kamiya, author of "Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco" will join SPUR for an eventing tall tales, noir tales and true tales.
Admission: $10. for non-members

Glide's Sanctuary - Talk with  CNN's Van Jones and Nationbuilder CEO Jim Gilliam
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. Doors open
6:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m. GLIDE Ensemble + Change Band performance
6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. GLIDE Talk + Q & A
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Reception
Where:  GLIDE's Sanctuary, 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Glide's Sanctuary - Thought Leaders' Series  Talk with CNN's Van Jones and Nationbuilder CEO Jim Gilliam.
Performance by GLIDE Ensemble
Free and open to the public
Registration is required Eventbrite

Unmasked - GLBT Historical Society's Annual Gala
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Unmasked, the GLBT Historical Society's annual gala.  Hosted bar, appetizers, entertainment and silent auction of queer story items and luxury merchandise.
Sponsors:  Badlands and Toad Hall, CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer, Chandler Fine Art & Framing, Sterling Art Services, Underglass Framing, Whole Foods, Barefoot Wine, Bi-Rite Market
Purchase Tickets:  $75. General Ticket

Shaping SF Public Talks: San Francisco Housing Wars 2014
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: 518 Valencia, The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco's Housing Wars 2014 hosted by Shaping San Francisco:
Key activists from the 1990s to the present will share tactics and strategies as the war enters its latest stages.
James Tracy - new book "Dispatches Against Displacement"
Erin McElroy - anti-Eviction Mapping Project
Maria Zamudio of Causa  Justa
These talks are meant as an antidote to historical amnesia, to change the climate of critical discussion in San Francisco, and as a place to meet and talk unmediated by corporations, official spokespeople, religion, political parties or dogma
Free.  Donations appreciated.

October 30, 2014 - Thursday

SPUR - Powell Street BART - From Drab to Fab
When:  October 30, 2014 - Thursday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  BART will discuss Powell's Station Modernization Program, its staff will present plans for the future of the Powell Street hub.
Tim Chan/BART
Rob Chiang/Robin Chiang and Company
$10. non-members

Reception for David Chiu with Attorney General Kamala Harris
When:  October 30, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: 03 Lounge, 524 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What: Reception/fundraiser for David Chiu for Assembly with Attorney General Kamala Harris.  
Hosts:  Kamala Harris, London Breed, Beverly Upton with Co-Hosts:  Nazia Chandiwalla, Julie Christensen, Katherine Dowling and Marc Axelbaum, Megan Hamilton, Matt Herrick, Hala Hijazi, Lucy Johns, Justin Jones, Karen Melander Magoon, Leah Pimentel, Derek Remski, Zac Sean, Debra Walker, Monica Walters, Lisa Williams, Jill Wynns.
Information: Dana Rivera

Castro Street Improvement Project Ribbon Cutting Celebration
When:  October 20, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Castro Street, Rainbow Crosswalks 18th and Castro Intersection (Castro Street will be closed to traffic for the celebration), San Francisco
What:  Castro Street Improvement Project Ribbon Cutting Celebrationn.  Supervisor Scott Wiener, Mayor Ed Lee, Music and Entertainment. Stores and restaurants will be open late.  

October 31, 2014 - Friday


November 1, 2014 - Saturday

Carol Kingsley - Sunset Neighborhood Mobilization
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Park Side Police Station, Community Room, 1899 Waller Street, San Francisco
What:  Carol Kingsley for San Francisco Superior Court Judge - Sunset Neighborhood Mobilization.  Come walk and call the neighborhood!  
RSVP:  Ted Toet

Juan-Antonio Carballo - Get Out the Vote
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where:  Moscone Playground, Chestnut and Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Meet Juan-Antonio Carballo - candidate for Supervisor ind District 2.  Snacks and soft drinks will be provided.   

Reception  with  Congresswoman Jackie Speier
When:  November 1, 2014 - Saturday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
Where:  44 Woodland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Reception with Congresswoman Jackie Speier - representing San Mateo County and southwest corner of San Francisco.  
Co-Hosts:  John Burton, Art Agnos, Aaron Peskin, Eric Mar, David Campos, Hene Kelly, Ann Kirk and Ed Sykes, Eileen Kivlehan, Ray Berard, Pam Brennan, Bernie Choden
Donation: $35. to $75.  
RSVP Jane Morrison: 415-564-1482

November 2, 2014 - Sunday

Turn clocks back - one hour!  Spring Forward, Fall Back!

Juan-Antonio Carballo - Bike the Vote
When:  November 2, 2014 - Sunday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  Lombard Presidio Gate, Lombard and Lyon, San Francisco
What:  Bike the Vote with District 2 Supervisor Candidate Juan-Antonio Carballo.  Casual ride with the candidate with stops to discuss points of interest and concerns.  Bikes will be decorated for the campaign.

November 3, 2014 - Monday

GOTV Pub Crawl with Milk Club and  San Francisco League of Pissed Off Voters
When:  November 3, 2014 - Monday
 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Meet at Twin Peaks Tavern, 401 Castro, San Francisco
What:  Get out the vote with Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club and SF League of Pissed-Off Voters and they hit the Castro.  Meet at Twin Peaks Tavern at 6:00 p.m.,  enjoy a drink  and sort out lit.  
Source:  Facebook event

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  November 3, 2014 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Hear from Deputy City Attorney Megan Cesare-Eastman and Assistant District Attorney Karen Catalona.  What roles does the City Attorney's Office and District Attorney's Office play in public safety?  Both of these people are assigned to Northern Station and would be the one handling any questions from the community.  
 Information:  Robert Barnwell

November 4, 2014 - Tuesday

Election - Vote!

Election Night Party - Daniel Flores for Judge
When:  November 4, 2014 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m.
Where:  Romper Room, 25 Maiden Lane, San Francisco
What:  Election Night Party Daniel Flores for Judge.  Celebration of the campaign journey and find out the election results live.
No-host bar.

November 5, 2014 - Wednesday

SPUR - Post Election Recap
When: November 5, 2014 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  SPUR - Post Election Recap with Alex Clemens-Barbary Coast Consulting and David Letterman-Fall Line Analytics.  

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