Monday, February 2, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - February 2 to February 9th 2015

February 2, 2015 - Monday

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When:  February 2,  2015 Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Jane Kim

Jane Warner Plaza
When:  February 2, 2015   Monday
5:00 p.m.
Where:  Eureka Valley Recreation Center, Youth Center, in the Youth Space - enter from the outside, across from the playground)100 Collingwood Street, San Francisco
What:  Discussion - Jane Warner Plaza,  Supervisor Wiener and Captain Perea (Mission Station) will be in attendance.  Discuss how to fix some of the problems with the plaza, including design, activation, landscaping, enforcement and legislation.  Open to the public.

San Francisco Youth Commission
When:  February 2, 2015 - Monday
5:15 to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Jillian Wu, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Rosa Chen, Emily Guo, Luis Avalos Nunez, Precious Listana, Joyce Wu, Noah David, Alex Berliner, E'Mani Davis, Joshua Cardenas, Michel Li, Anna Bernick, Sophie Edelhart, David Zheng David, Alex Berliner, E'mani Davis Joshua Cardenas, Michel Li, Anne Bernick, Sophie Edelhart, David Zheng

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

February 3, 2015 - Tuesday

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission - Special Meeting
When:  February 3, 2015 - Tuesday
9:00 a.m.
Where:  San Francisco Hall of Flowers Auditorium, 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Presentation and discussion regarding an overview of the SFMTA's Strategic Plan and Key Performance Indicators.
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkmann, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke

Board of Supervisors
When:  February 3, 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

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - General Meeting
When:  February 3, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro, San Francisco
What:  Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi will address members and guests on the their current and future projects.  Supervisor Malia Cohen will submit her goals and priorities for the next term via a summary document. 
Election of 2015 officers.  

Preventing Future Fergusons:  Holding Local Officials Accountable
When:  February 23, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Northern Police Station, 1125 Fillmore, San Francisco
What:  Panel Discussion:  Preventing Future Fergusons:  Holding Local Officials Accountable:
Etecia - BlackLives Matter activists
Steven Cook - community activist and Hunter's Point resident
Petra DeJesus, San Francisco Police Commissioner
Ross Mirkarimi, San Francisco Sheriff
Also:  Ian Fregosi of Evolve will discuss Prop 13 reform and a representative from CCSF will give update on the status of CCSF.
Co-Sponsored by San Francisco for Democracy, Progressive Democrats of San Francisco

February 4, 2015 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  February 4, 2015 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar

San Francisco District Attorney - George Gascon
When:  February 4, 2015 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco District Attorney's Office, 850 Bryant Street, San Francisco
What:  District Attorney George Gascon's State of Public Safety Address.  Hear what was accomplished this past year to make San Franciscans safer, and as he announces strategic initiatives to build upon those successes in the year ahead.  An Open House will be held at the District Attorney's Office on the 3rd Floor immediately afterwards.
RSVP:  Robyn Burke
Source:  Facebook events

SFMTA - 33 Stanyan Open House
When:  February 4, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Women's Building, Classroom A, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  33 Stanyan Open House to learn about proposed 33 Stanyan Muni Forward improvements, including pedestrian safety and Muni reliability improvements to the 33 and 14 Mission.  

FDR Democratic Club - General Meeting
When:  February 4, 2015 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Program
7:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. business meeting.
Where:  Northern Police Station Community Room, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  FDR Democratic Club General Meeting:
Free Muni:  Emmett Nelson, SFMTA Project Manager will explain about free Muni  for low and moderate income seniors and people with disabilities.
Prop. 13 - Courtney McDonald, Campaign Coordinator with Evolve will discuss reforming the commercial side of Prop. 13 by making corporation pay their fair share.

February 5, 2015 - Thursday

San Francisco Planning Commission
When:  February 5, 2015 - Thursday
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael Antonini Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Dennis Richards

San Francisco Council of District Merchants Association - 62nd Gala Celebration and Awards Dinner
When:  February 5, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. no-host bar and raffle
7:00 p.m. dinner
Where:  Olympic Club - Lakeside, 599 Skyline Blvd., San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Council of District Merchants Association 62nd Gala Celebration and Award Dinner.  "Meeting The Challenge". Speakers include:  Henry Karnilowicz, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Ed Lee
Merchant Award:  Cliff's Variety - Terry Asten Bennett
Advocacy Business of the year - Maureen Malone - American Express
Community Awards:
Police Officer Jason Johnson
Paramedic Jason Cortez
Tickets: $135. -

I am Ready for Hillary
When:  February 5, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Crystal Jade, Four Embarcadero Center, San francisco
What:  Join Ambassador Joe Wilson and Valerie Plame Wilson at Ready for Hilary event.  
Friend:  $250.

New Avenues Democratic Club
When:  February 5, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Ortega Library, 3223 Ortega Street, San Francisco.
What:  First meeting of 2015.  Hear district updates from our local officials and their offices, and learn what's on the calendar for this year.  

February 6, 2015 - Friday

2015 Black History Month Kickoff
When:  February 6, 2015 - Friday
Noon to  1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall Rotunda, City Hall, San Francisco
What:  2015 Black History Month Kickoff "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture in San Francisco".  Reception to follow
Presented by San Francisco African American Historical and Culture Society Celebrating its 60th Anniversary.
Partnership with Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco Public Library.

Swearing in Ceremony Dinner for Betty T. Yee, California State Controller
When:  February 6, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Far East Cafe, 631 Grant Ave., San Francisco
What:  Swearing in Ceremony Dinner  honoring   Betty Yee. 
Host: Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA).
$300. per table  of 10.  $30. a seat.
RSVP by Feb. 2nd.  Make check payable to CCBA, 843 Stockton, San Francisco. 94108
Source:  Facebook event.  

February 7, 2015 - Saturday

Ten Year Anniversary Dinner Gala Legacy - The Bayanihan Community Center and Filipino Community Center
When: February 7 2015 - Saturday
6:00 p.m. Reception and Cocktails
7:00 p.m.  Dinner and Program
9:00 p.m.  Dancing
Where:  InterContinental Grand Ballroom, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco.
What:  Ten Year Anniversary Dinner Gala Legacy - The Bayanihan Community Center and Filipino Community Center. 
M.C. Veronica De La Cruz - KPIX 5 News Anchorwoman
Speaker:  Ron Bonta - California State Assemblymember
Individual Tickets - $100.

February 9. 2015 - Monday

South Beach/Rincon/Mission Bay Neighborhood Association Meeting
When:  February 9, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  South Beach Harbor Services Building's Community Room (between Pier 40 and AT&T Ballpark).
What:  Bevan Dufty and the new Homeless Outreach Team leader Brenda Meskan are guests.   Meeting open  to the public.

Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association
When:  February 9, 2015 -  Monday 
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  CPMC/Davies Hospital, Gazebo Room Plaza Level, above Emergency Department, San Francisco
What:  Duboce Triangle Neighborhood General meeting.  Information on SFPD redistricting that will affect the neighborhood, an update on the Castro Cares launch, an update from the MTA on the Sunset Tunnel renovation project.  

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Next blog will be  February 9nd  2015 
 - Monday - deadline  5:00 p.m Sunday - February 8, 2015
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