Monday, March 9, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - March 9th to March 16th 2015

Photograph  by Marie Jobling

March 9, 2015 - Monday

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  March 9, 2015 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Jane Kim

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.   Will be joined by several community leaders and San Francisco housing experts with a wide variety of ideas on how to approach these questions:
Eric Arquello and Miguel Bustos - Calle 24
Tim Colen - SF Housing Action Coalition
Myrna Melgar - Jamestown Community Center 

March 10, 2015 - Tuesday

Community Forum in the Bayview  - Transit Justice
When:  March 10, 2015 - Tuesday
Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Southeast Community Center, City College of San Francisco, 1800 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Community forum on Transit Justice for seniors and people with disabilities in collaboration with Network for Elders.  Find out about problems and solutions regarding taxis, Paratransit, and "ride-sharing" companies like Uber and Lyft, and discuss how our access to transit affects our ability to stay active in our community.

Board of Supervisors
When:  March 10, 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

Port Commission
When:  March 10, 2015 - Tuesday
3:15 p.m. Open Session
Where:  Port Commission, Hearing Room, Second Floor, Ferry Building, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Leslie Katz, Willie Adams, Kimberly Brandon, Mel Murphy, Doreen Woo Ho

School Board
When:  March 10, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, San Francisco
School Board:  Emily Murase, Matt Haney, Sandra Lee Fewer, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Rachel Norton, Shamann Walton, Jill Wynns

District 6 Stakeholder Meeting
When:  March 10, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Alexander Residence, 230 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  District 6 Stakeholder Meeting - Presentations:
101 Hyde Street Housing Development Update
466 Eddy Street, Onsen Holistic Spa and Tea Room Type 41 Liquor License
Public Safety Updates from Southern and Tenderloin Police Stations
Public Safety Committee Report
Planning/Legislative updates
Co-Sponsors:  Alliance for a Better District 6, North of Market Business Association, Tenant Associations Coalition of SF, Tip Top Market
Source:  Facebook

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - PAC Meeting
When:  March 10, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Honor Women's History month with a conversation with BlackLivesMatter organizer Kin Folkz of Spectrum Queer Media who will be continuing the dialogue around queer progressive engagement in the Black Lives Matter.

March 11, 2015 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When:  March 11, 2015 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  March 11, 2015 - Wednesday
3:00 p.m.
Where:  Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Norman Yee, Scott Wiener

SPUR - 2015 Good Government Awards
When:  March 11, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, North Light Court, San Francisco
What:  2015 Good Government Awards - Recognize exemplary job performance and leadership by managers who serve the City and County of San Francisco:
Colleen Chawla - Deputy Director - Department of Public Health
Jimmy Chiu -  Airport Infrastructure Program Director, San Francisco International Airport
Paula Kehoe - Water Resources Division Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
James R. Herman Cruise Terminal Team, Port of San Francisco Peter Dailey, John Davey, John Doll, Elaine Forbes and Meghan Wallace
Family Violence Prevention Team, Child Support Services Department
Freda Randolph Glenn, Stephanie Martin and Thomas Wolf
Information and Tickets:  $150. ; City Employee $75.

San Francisco Young Democrats - London Breed
When:  March 11, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  The Old Mint, 88 5th Street (Mission and Fifth), San Francisco
What:  Join the San Francisco Young Democrats at the historic San Francisco Old Mint with featured speaker Board of Supervisors President London Breed. 
Sponsors include, peak
Information:  Facebook events
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Town Hall to End Homelessness
When:  March 11, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco
What:  Town Hall to End Homelessness. Learn about homelessness, rally over new initiatives, and create the change you want to see.  Supervisor Jane Kim, Supervisor Mark Farrell.

March 12, 2015 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When:  March 12, 2015 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  John Avalos, Katy Tang, Malia Cohen

Planning Commission
When:  March 12, 2015 - Thursday
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Rodney Fong, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Dennis Richards

Irish American Democratic Club - San Francisco - Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration
When:  March 12, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  United Irish Cultural Center, Members Room, 2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Irish American Democratic Club - San Francisco St Patrick's  Day Celebration.  
Celebrate over 150 years of Irish American participation in San Francisco political life, Irish American heritage.  Club was formed to insure Irish and Irish American participation in the Democratic Party, to  elect Irish American candidates, and work for a United Ireland.  
No-Host Bar . hors d'oeuvres
Free admission-donation accepted
Information:  Patty 415-861-2378

San Francisco Sheriff Candidate Forum
When:  March 12, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission High School (Library), 3750 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus- San Francisco Sheriff Candidate Forum.
Candidates:  Ross Mirkarimi, Vicki Hennesy
Discussion includes candidates views on immigrant rights, jail expansion, alternative to incarceration and issues impacting low-income communities of color.  
Moderated by Nancy Mullane, author of "Life After Murder" and Executive Director of podcast series "Life of the Law"
Sponsored by Asian American Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus, Causa Just a - Just Cause, Advocates for Children & Youth, Communities United Against Violence, California Immigrant Policy Center, Dolores Street Community Services, La Raza Centro Legal, Mujeres Unidas y Actives
Refreshments, childcare services, and Spanish interpretation

March 16, 2015 - Monday

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Safety Issues in the Neighborhood
When:  March 16, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  St. Paulus Lutheran Church, 1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Middle Polk  Neighborhood Association - Safety Issues in the Neighborhood.  Main speakers will be SFPD Northern Station Captain Greg McEachern and Central Station Captain David Lazar.

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