Monday, October 5, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - October 5th to to October 12th

October 5, 2015 - Monday

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When: October 5, 2015 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Jane Kim

Youth Commission
When:  October 5, 2015 - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Jillian Wu, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Erica Kong, Stephanie Li, Cris Plunkett, Anna He, Jessica Calderon, Noah David, Giovanna Soto, William Juarez, Cecilia Nicole Galeano, Madeleine Matz, Luis Avalos-Nunez, Anna Bernick, Jarrett Mao, Grace Pating, Hatim Mansori

Inner Sunset Park Neighbors - Quarterly Town Hall
When:  October 5, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  County Fair Building, 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Topic:  A forum on local businesses.  Moderated by Hoodline reporter Walter Thompson.  Panelists include representatives from the Inner Sunset Merchant Association, the Hayes Valley Merchants Association, and the Mayor's Office of Economic and Workforce Development.

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  October 5, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Main theme  - bike thefts and bicycle safety.  Join Northern Station, SF SAFE and the SF Bicycle Coalition has they discuss the estimated number of bike thefts in San Francisco in general and Northern  Station
Supervisor Mark Farrell will discuss public safety concerns in his district.  Northern Station handles both District 5 and District 2.  

October 6, 2015 - Tuesday

Vicki Hennessy - Original Joe's Breakfast Fundraiser
When:  October 6, 2015 - Tuesday
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Where:  Original Joe's, 601 Union Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser in support of Vicki Hennessy for  Sheriff in 2015.
$50. up 
RSVP:  ted@hennessyforsheriff

Save Midtown - Stop Destruction of Our Community
When:  October 6, 2015 - Tuesday
 Noon to One - Press conference, public rally on City Hall steps
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 break
2:00 p.m. - Board of Supervisors public comment
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco
What:  Join  us for  a historic community empowerment, affordable housing, tenant rights 
event. Hosted by Save Midtown
Source:  Facebook event - 

Board of Supervisors
When:  October 6, 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

Blue Greenway Happy Hour
When:  October 6, 2015 - Tuesday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  The Ramp Restaurant, 855 Terry Francois Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the Parks Alliance for their quarterly Blue Greenway Happy Hour.
Come meet your fellow park lovers and learn more about the project to create a system of parks and trails along San Francisco's eastern waterfront.
Tickets RSVP:

Potrero Hill Democratic Club, San Francisco Tomorrow, San Francisco For Democracy - Drought Forum
When:  October 6, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro Street, San Francisco
What:  Drought Forum.
Adam Scow - California Director, Food and Water Watch
Jennifer Clary - Water Program Manager, Clean Water Action
Barry Nelson, BCDC  Commission, Principal, Western Water Strategies
PHDC VP Loretta Lynch will moderate. 
Information:  Potrero Hill Democratic Club -
Information: San Francisco Tomorrow
Information:  San Francisco for Democracy

League of Women Voters - Community College Board Candidate Forum
When:  October 6, 2015 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  City College of San Francisco Ocean Campus
50 Phelan Avenue, ART X 164 (Studio A), San Francisco
What:  Community College Board Candidate Forum  Seating is limited.  Hosted in partnership with EATV. Free and open to the public.  Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.  The candidates will answer questions from the League of Women Voters of San Francisco and the public

Affordable Divis Community Meeting#2
When:  October 6, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Club Waziema, 543 Divisadero Street , San Francisco
What: Meeting #2.  Move forward to draft and define our community demands:
Update the community on the proposed development projects.
Review the goals identified from the first meeting.
Define and build consensus around the group demands.
Source:  Facebook events. 

October 7, 2015 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  October 7, 2015 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar

City College Community Town Hall
When:  October 7, 2015 - Wednesday
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where:  City College of San Francisco, Mission Campus, Room 109, San Francisco
What:  CCSF's new interim Chancellor Susan Lamb, Members of the Board of Trustees and the Vice Chancellors will be in attendance.  Open to the public.
Source:  Supervisor Scott Wiener's newsletter

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force City and County of San Francisco
When:  October 7, 2015 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  Room 408, City Hall, San Francisco
Task Force:  Mark Rumold, Eric Eldon, Josh Wolf, Rishi Chopra, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, Lee Hepner, Shaun Haines, Chris Hyland, Louise Fischer, Fiona Hinze

Paws Up For Peskin
When:  October 7, 2015 - Wednesday
5:00 p.m.
Where:  Washington Square Park, San Francisco
What:  Come out to Washington Square Park for fun and  socializing with other dog lovers.  Meet Aaron Peskin, candidate for Supervisor in District Three .  There will be dog treats, prizes and a GRAND PRIZE for the furry companion who most closely resembles the candidate!

Police Commission
When:  October 7, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Jullius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Victor Hwang, Thomas Mazzucco, Sonia Melara

Yes on J Fundraiser
When:  October 7, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Sam's Grill & Seafood Restaurant, 374 Bush Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebration of our City's Legacy Businesses, and help support the Yes on J campaign.
Chance to make sure legacy businesses and nonprofits can thrive for generations to come.
Establish Legacy Business Historic Preservation Fund.
Source:  Facebook events

Will the Rent Come Down after November 7th?
When:  October 7, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Bayanihan Community Center, 1010 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:   urbanIDEAA forum featuring:
Tim Redmond, 48 Hills
Cory Weinberg, SF Business Times
Kim-Mai Cutler, TechCrunch
Moderated by Brian Edwards-Tiekert, UpFront, KPFA
Conversation with three of San Francisco's foremost housing journalists as they give their analysis and impressions of this year's election and what it means for housing in San Francisco.
Free. Preregistration is appreciated:
Source:  Facebook events

Beers for Bernie Happy Hour
When:  October 7, 2015  - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Virgil's Sea Room, 3152 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Volunteers from Bay Area for Bernie and EPIC PAC will be on hand to answer your questions.
Profits from drinks sold between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. will be donated directly to Bernie Sanders' official percentile campaign.
Source:  Facebook events.

L Taraval Rapid Project Open House
When:  October 7, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Grace Lutheran Church, 3201 Ulloa Street, San Francisco
What:  L Taraval  Rapid  Project aims to improve safety for people walking and waiting for Muni and increase the reliability of the L.  There is a suite of proposals and they want your input.  

FDR Dems General Membership Meeting - 
When:  October 7, 2015 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond Police Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Agenda with speakers discussing issues directly impacting seniors and people with disabilities.
City Attorney Dennis Herrera - His office has been involved in controversial cases impacting seniors and people with disabilities, and he will be happy to respond to questions.
Idaho Stop!  Supervisor John Avalos will discuss the legislation and answer questions on how the law will impact seniors and people with disabilities, as well as other pedestrians.

October 8, 2015 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When:  October 8, 2015 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  John Avalos, Katy Tang, Malia Cohen

Latin Legends Rock for La Mission!
When:  October 8, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Where:  Roccapulco, 3140 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Rock Out with Latin Legends including Leo Rosales, John Santos, Dr. Loco, John Calloway, Mission Varrio Project.  Historic celebration of the Latin American music, culture, art, stories and people that make the Mission District in San Francisco so unique.
All proceeds will go to the Save The Mission Initiative.

LGBTQ Tenants' Rights Workshop
When:  October 8, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  SF LGBT Center will be hosting a tenant's rights workshop presented by the Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco, San Francisco Tenants Union, Chinatown Community Development Center, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, Anti-Eviction Mapping Project and Tenants Together.
The workshop will cover a broad range of practical topics.
The workshop is intended for the LGBTQ community but open to all - invite your friends and neighbors.
RSVP is encouraged:

Board of Trustees of the San Francisco Community College District - Special Meeting
When:  October 8, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. Open Session
Where:  Ocean Campus, MUB 140, 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco
Trustees:  Rafael Mandelman, Thea Selby, Amy Bacharach, Brigitte Davila, Steve Ngo, Alex Randolph, John Rizzo, Bouchra Simmons, - Student Trustee
Information:  415-239-3000

League of Women Voters SF Mayoral Forum - Six candidates
When:  October 8, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Genentech Hall, 600 16th Street, San Francisco
What:  Mayor Forum with Incumbent Ed Lee, Amy Farah Weiss, Stuart Schulman, Francisco Herrera, Reed Martin and Kent Graham.  
Event is free and open to the public.  Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.  The candidates will answer questions from the League of Women Voters of San Francisco and the public.

October 9, 2015 - Friday

Art Auction benefit for Yes on I
When:  October 9, 2015 - Friday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Pacific  Felt Factory Arts Complex, 830 20th Street, San Francisco
What:  Silent Auction/Sales of Original Art to Benefit the Yes on I campaign. 
Over 30 artists will donate 50% of all sales at the event.
Source:  Facebook event

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