Monday, March 2, 2015

San Francisco Political Events March 2, 2015 to March 9, 2015

Photo by Costa Panagopoulos/Panos-Photography

March 2, 2015 - Monday

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

San Francisco Youth Commission
When:  March 2, 2015  - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Jillian Wu, Lilty 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

March Panel:  Housing Market Survey
When:  March 2, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  The Lab, 2948 16th Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Bay Area Renters Federation.  Panel:
Dan Keshet, author of Austin on Your Feet
Tim Cornwell, Concord Group.  Real Estate economist specializing in urban infill and affordable housing
Will Smith, publish and cofounder at Urban Turf.  
Source:  Facebook event .

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  March 2, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Public Safety concerns for some of the communities in  the  neighborhood:
Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco  - What are the public safety concerns for the youth in the area?
Agesong - What are the public safety concerns for seniors?
LGBT Center - What are the public safety concerns for the LGBT Community?
Information:  Robert Barnwell

March 3, 2015 - Tuesday

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When:  March 3, 2015 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkmann, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke

Board of Supervisors
When:  March 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

Richmond District Neighborhood Center - Public Meeting
When:  March 3, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Fulton Playground 27th Avenue at Fulton Street, San Francisco
What:  Richmond District Neighborhood Center Board of Directors invite the public to come hear updates on programs, meet staff and ask questions about the programs and services offered by RDNC throughout the Richmond district.

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera
When:  March 3, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro Street, San Francisco
What:  City Attorney Dennis Herrera - Come hear Dennis Herrera and ask him questions.

March 4, 2015 - Wednesday

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

San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission
When:  March 4, 2015 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Karl Hasz, Andrew Wolfram, Aaron Hyland, Ellen Johnck, Richard S. E. Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman

Vicki  Hennessy  Fundraiser
When:  March 4, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Don Ramon's Mexican Restaurant, 225 11th Street, San Francisco
What:  Vicki  Hennessy  fundraising event  in support of Vicki Hennessy for Sheriff 2015.  
RSVP 415-692-3556
Guest: $100; Host $250; Sponsor $500. 
Contribute on Line:
Source:  Facebook event

Plaza 16 Coalition, Calle 24 Latino Cultural District, Our Mission No Eviction, Latino Democratic Club - March 4th on Maximus
When:  March 4, 2015 - Wednesday
5:45 p.m.
Where:  Laborers Local 261 Union Hall, 3271 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Plaza 16 Coalition, Calle 24 Latino Cultural District, Our Mission No  Eviction and the Latino Democratic Club in action to stop luxury monster  development at 16th Street and Mission.  Demand truly affordable housing for the community at Maximus meeting  where Maximus will present their package.

Police Commission Meeting
When:  March 4, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Bayview District Southeast Community Center, 1800 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Victor Hwang, Thomas Mazzucco, Sonia Melara

SFMTA - 30 Stockton Chestnut Open House
When:  March 4, 2015 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Fort Mason Center, Room C260, San Francisco
What:  Open house to learn about proposed improvements to the 30 Stockton on Chestnut Street.  
Proposed changes will:
Establish an AM peak inbound transit-only lane to minimize delays
Improve pedestrian safety at intersections with pedestrian sidewalk extensions and traffic signals.
Improve route reliability by consolidating transit stop locations.

CPMC 2020 Project Update
When:  March 4, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  1200 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Sutter Health CPMC 2020 - Learn more about the construction at the Van Ness and Geary Campus and upcoming 2015 milestones, including tunnel construction, Medical Office Building launch and sewer work.

FDR Democratic Club - General Membership meeting - Pending Assembly Bill set to legalize tech-shuttle use of Muni bus stops
When:  March 4, 2015 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.  Program
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Business Meeting 
Where:  Richmond Police Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  FDR Democratic Club.  Sue Vaughan will discuss pending Assembly Bill 61, which will legalize the current pilot program that allows private tech-shuttles to use Muni bus stops.  There are many concerns about the effect of this bill, among them being restricted Muni access for seniors and people with disabilities.  

March 5, 2015 - Thursday

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  March 5, 2015 - Thursday
10:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Norman Yee, Julie Christensen, London Breed

Planning Commission
When:  March 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

Rally/March to Save Tenderloin's City College Campus
When:  March 5, 2015 - Thursday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City College of San Francisco, 750 Eddy, San Francisco
What:  March from 750 Eddy to City Hall.  Our communities need the Tenderloin City College campus but it has been closed by CCSF Administration.  The college says that the building is seismically unsafe, but has put forward no firm  construction plans.  Demand:
Fast track the repairs to 750 Eddy and reopen the campus as soon as possible.
Find temporary classrooms for all classes disrupted by the closure.
The English, math and job skills classes offered at the Civic Center Campus provided hundreds of adults the  education they need to achieve academic and career goals.
Source:  Facebook events

Lunar New Year 2015:  Year of the Ram
When:  March 5, 2015 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:   City Hall Rotunda, San Francisco
What:  Mayor Ed Lee and First Lady Anita Lee together with Board President London Breed, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Norman Yee, Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu invite you to the celebration of Lunar New Year of the Ram. Light refreshments will be served in the North Light Court after the program.

Fiona Ma - California State Board of Equalization - Birthday Celebration
When:  March 5, 2015 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - VIP Reception with special guest host
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - General Reception and party.
Where:  Don Ramon's Mexican Restaurant, 225 11th Street, San Francisco
What:  Birthday Celebration - Fiona Ma.  
RSVP/Donation: Clem Clarke
$150. up 

Human Rights Commission
When:  March 5, 2015 - Thursday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 201, San Francisco 
Commissioners:  Susan Belinda Christian, Mark Kelleher, Sheryl Evans Davis, Michael Pappas, Richard Pio Roda, Michael Sweet

Bernal Heights Democratic Club - Former California Assembly member Tom Ammiano
When:  March 5, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, 515 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Bernal Heights Democratic Club - Special Guest Former State Assemblymember Tom Ammiano on the 2015 State and Local Political Scene, Reforming Prop. 13 and more.
Light refreshments.  Everyone welcome!  Participation and active exchange of ideas  encouraged.

New Avenues Democratic Club - March Meeting
When:  March 5, 2015 - Thursday
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. 
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco Public Library Ortega Branch, 3223 Ortega Street, San Francisco
What:  Agenda:
Panel on transportation
Impact of the 2014 election.
What next for the westside.
Consider a resolution to support CleanPowerSF.
Update on proposed regulations for Ocean Beach bonfires.

March 6, 2015 - Friday

Celebration - Lunar New Year - Assemblymember Phil Ting, Assemblymember David Chiu, Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma
When:  March 6, 2015 - Friday
Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco Hiram Johnson State Building, Great Hall, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco

March 7, 2015 - Saturday

Chinese New Year Community Street Fair
When:  March 7, 2015 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:  Grant Avenue from  California to Broadway Street. Sacramento, Washington, Jackson and Pacific between Stockton and Kearny, San Francisco

San Francisco Democratic Party - College Dems Year of the Ram Lunar New Year Celebration
When:  March 7, 2015 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  The Garden Restaurant, 716 Kearny Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Democratic Party  is proud to co-host an event to support the next generation of political activists.  This fundraiser will support San Francisco College Democratic clubs who are working to recruit more members, register more voters and increase student civic engagement on their respective campuses and throughout San Francisco.  Over 20 San Francisco College Democrats plan to attend the upcoming California Democratic Party Convention in Anaheim from May 15-17th.  With your support, our students' participation in statewide politics will not be limited by economic barriers.
Donation:  starting at  $58., $98., $258. $888.

March 8, 2015 - Sunday

Daylight Savings Time - Move clock up one hour!

Sunday Streets - The  Embarcadero
When:  March 8, 2015 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Includes the northbound lanes of Embarcadero from Powell Street to King Street, King Street to 3rd Street.  The route ends at Willie Mays Plaza, at AT&T Park.

March 9, 2015 - Monday

Alice B. Toklas LBT Democratic Club - Housing in the Mission
When:  March 9, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Alice B. Toklas General Meeting.  Housing in the Mission.  Join Alice for a discussion on Housing in the Mission.  They will be joined by several community leaders and San Francisco housing experts with a wide variety of ideas on how to approach housing questions.

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