Monday, January 26, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - January 26th to February 2nd 2015

Crissy Field - January 2015

January 26, 2015 - Monday

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When:  January 26, 2015 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, Malia Cohen

Ethics Commission
When:  January 26, 2015 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
What:  Ethics Commission - Discussion and possible action on proposed amendments to the Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance.
Commissioners Brett Andrews, Beverly Hayon, Benedict Y. Hur, Peter Keane, Paul Renne

Alliance for a Better District 6 16th Annual Gathering
When:  January 26, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  201 Turk Street Family Apartments Community Room, 201 Turk Street,  San Francisco
What:  Alliance for a Better District 6 16th Annual Gathering
Host:  Alliance for a Better District 6 Board of Directors:
Michael Nulty, President
Dennis Isner, Administrative Officer, 
Susan Bryan, Treasurer
Marvis Phillips, Safety/Planning Chair
Michael Nulty, Executive Director/Housing and Business Chair
Jewel Banks, Board Member
Denise Dorey, Board Member
Information: 415-820-1560

January 27, 2015 - Tuesday

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When:  January 27, 2015 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Julie Christensen, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee

Latino Cultural District Priorities and Governance Review
When:  January 27, 2015 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  Last public meeting to review the final draft of the Latino Cultural District Mission/Vision, Priorities and Future Governance.  Joint session with the Calle 24 SF Latino Cultural District Council and the public.
Hosted by Calle 24 SF, Merchants and Neighbors
Thanks to Supervisor David Campos, Mayor Ed Lee, San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Caro Consulting, San Francisco Latino Historical Society, San Francisco Heritage, Mayors Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Brooke Oliver of Oliver and Sabec PC
Funded by the Mayors Office of Economic and Workforce Development
Source:  Facebook events

January 28, 2015 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  January 28, 2015 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos

Commission Status of Women 
When:  January 28, 2015 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Andrea Shorter, Amy Ackerman, Alicia Gamez, Mary Jung, Julie Soo

San Francisco Police Commission - Police District Changes
When:  January 28, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Center, Kelly Cullen Center Auditorium, 220 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Discusstion regarding Police District Changes
Commissioners: Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Victor Hwang, Thomas Mazzucco, Sonia Melara

San Francisco Democratic Party
When:  January 28, 2015 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
DCCC Members:  Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, John Avalos, David Campos, Malia 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, Carol Migden, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Alix Rosenthal, Arlo Hale Smith, Scott Wiener
Ex- Officio Members:  Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Kamala Harris, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Phil Ting, David Chiu

South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - 2015 Kick-Off Meeting and Social Event
When:  January 28, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Carmen's, Pier 40 (near Embarcadero and Townsend) San Francisco
What:  South Beach District 6 Democratic Club will have a short kick-off meeting to discuss 2015 Club programming, upcoming Officer Elections and membership recruiting efforts.  Followed by a social hour:   San Francisco elected officials have been invited.   The Club will provide appetizers and will provide a no-host wine and beer bar.

January 29, 2015 - Thursday

Fiona Ma Fundraiser for Mayor Edwin Lee
When:  January 29, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Far East Cafe, 631 Grant Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Mayor Edwin Lee hosted by Fiona Ma.
Tickets: $125. up
Information/rsvp:  Stefanie Roumeliotes

New Presidio Parklands Project Public Presentation and Interactive Forum
When:  January 29, 2015 - Thursday
see below
Where:  The Observation Post at the Presidio, San Francisco
What:  New Presido Parklands Project Public Presentation and Interactive Forum
6:00 p.m. Doors Open
6:30 p.m. - Welcome + introduction
Craig Middleton, Executive Director, Presidio Trusty
Greg Moore, President + CEO, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Michael Boland, Chief Planning, Projects + Programs, Presidio Trust
6:45 p.m. - Presentation by James Corner, Principal, James Corner Field Operations
7:15 p.m. - Q + A
7:45 p.m. Workshop - Exploring Critical Design Characteristics
Hosted by Presidio of San Francisco
Source:  Facebook Events - 

January 30, 2015 - Friday

Local Agency Formation Commission City and County of San Francisco Agency
When:  January 30, 2015 - Friday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San francisco
What:  Joint meeting with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Commissioners:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Eric Mar, Cynthia Crews, Edwin Lindo

7th Annual NEN Awards
When:  January 30, 2015 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco
What:  7th Annual NEN Awards
Best Green Community Project - Far Out West Dune Community Garden
Outstanding Neighborhood Watch Award - 3900 block of 20th Street
NERT Leadership Award - Gene Lee
Most Empowering City Employee of the Year - Sunshine Swinford
Youth Neighborhood Leader Award - Jerel "Aja Monet" Banks
Comeback Neighborhood of the Year - Excelsior
Best Merchant Assoc/BID of the Year Award - Market Street Association
Best Community Challenge Grant Project - Climate Action Now!
Best Community Benefit District - Fisherman's Wharf CBD
Outstanding Park Volunteer Group - Friends of the AMP Jerry Garcia Amphitheater
NEN Lifetime Achievement Award - Rose Ann Harris
NEN Hall of Fame - Dr. Arthur H. Colemen

5th Annual Fred Korematsu Day Celebration
When:  January 30, 2015 - Friday
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco
What:  5th Annual Fred Korematsu Day Celebration with keynote by George Takei.  
$25. General Public, $10. for students and seniors.  
Source:  Facebook event

January 31, 2015 - Saturday

Nuestra Historia:  San Francisco Latin@ LGBT Movement
When:  January 31, 2015 - Saturday
12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Heritage & San Francisco Latino Historical Society will host the 4th community meeting related to the citywide Latino Historic Context Statement project.  Gathering will focus on the City's LGBT Latin@ history, recognizing the contributions that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Latin@s have made to the development of San Francisco.  Guest speakers will share stories and open up a community conversation on the experiences of LBT Latin@sf in the areas of arts, politics, community organizing.  
Guests include:
Aurora Grajeda - longtime union and transgender activist
Ani Rivera - director Galeria De La Raza
Special performance by drag queen Vicky Jimenez
Co-Hosted by Aguilas, SF Heritage
Source:  Facebook events

Diamond Heights/Glen Park Community Meeting
When:  January 31, 2015 - Sunday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  St. Aidan's Church, 101 Gold Mine Drive, Upper Level, San Francisco
What:  Join Supervisor Scott Wiener to discuss the proposal to extend in-law second unit legislation to Diamond Heights and Glen Park along with other community issues.

February 2, 2015 - Monday

Hayes Valley Neighborhood  Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  February 2, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association Public Safety Meeting.  "Crimes against Businesses and Non-profit groups".  Hear about the resources available in San Francisco to help small businesses fight crime.  Panelists include:
Regina Dick-Endrizzi, Executive Director of the Office of Small Business
Furlishouse Wyatt Jr. - the SF SAFE Business Security  Specialists
Russell Pritchard of the Hayes Valley Merchants Association
People from Northern Station and the District 5 Supervisor's Office.
Information: Robert Barnwell

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