Monday, January 25, 2016

San Francisco Political Events- January 25th through February 1, 2016

January 25, 2016 - Monday

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When: January 25, 2016 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Aaron Peskin

Ethics Commission
When:  January 25, 2016 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Beverly Hayon, Benedict Hur, Peter Keane, Paul Renne

17th Annual Alliance for a Better District 6 Gathering
When:  January 25, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  201 Turk Family Apartment Community Room, 201 Turk Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate and participate in 17th Annual Alliance for a Better District 6 Gathering.
Keynote Speaker:  Public Defender Jeff Adachi
Master of Ceremonies:  Grand Duke Prince Royal Aja Monet
Election of Officers.
Special Distinction Awards
Green Cross Medical Cannabis Collective
Heart of the City Farmers' Market
Market Street Association
Next Door/Tenderloin
Project Open Hand San Francisco
San Francisco City Impact
Tenderloin Community Benefits District
Tenderloin Futures Collaborative
Vietnamese Youth Development Center
Co-Sponsors:  Central Towers Market, Golden Kim Tar Restaurant, North of Market Business Association, Tenant Associations Coalition of San Francisco
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, Tip Top Market
Organizing Committee Members:  Jerel Banks, Susan Bryan, Denise Dorey, Otto Dufty, Dennis Isner, Marvis Phillips, David Lal, John Nulty, Michael Nulty
Source:  Facebook events

StreetsblogSF - First Happy  Hour  of 2016
When:  January 25, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Virgil's Sea Room, 3152 Mission Street, San Francisco
What Join Roger Rudick and Damien Newton - meet the new editor and support staff for Streetsblog SF.  Virgil's Sea  Room will be donating 10 percent of all bar proceeds to Streetsblog SF.  

CNN:  Democratic President Candidates - Town  Hall  Meeting
When:  January 25, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m. Pacific Time (not confirmed ) - 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. E.T. 
What:  Town hall meeting Iowa with Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders.  Moderated by Chris Cuomo.

January 26, 2016 - Tuesday

San Francisco Transportation Agency Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When:  January 26, 2016 - Tuesday
9:00 a.m.
Where:  One South Van Ness Avenue, 2nd Floor, Atrium Conference Room, San Francisco
What:  Special Meeting - Agenda:
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkman, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When:  January 26, 2016 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Aaron Peskin, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee

January 27, 2016 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  January 27, 2016 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:    Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Norman Yee

Dolores Park Grand Opening!!!!
When:  January 27, 2016 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Dolores Park, 19th and Dolores Street, San Francisco
Source:  Facebook events

Commission of the Status of Women
When:  January 27, 2016 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Andrea Shorter, Debbie Mesloh, Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Olga Ryerson, Julie Soo, Breanna Zwart

NEN Awards
When:  January 27, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, North Light Court, San Francisco
What:  NEN Awards.    Annual celebration in honor of the individuals and organizations that take an active role in improving our neighborhoods.
Best Community Green Project:  The Euclid Garden Expansion Project
Best Neighborhood Watch Group - 500-700 block of San Bruno Avenue Neighborhood Watch Group
NERT Leadership Award - Sylvia Borgonovo
Most Empowering City Employee of the Year Award - Captain Joseph McFadden
Neighborhood Youth Leadership Award - Joshua Cardenas
Best Graffiti Watch Volunteer Award - Kappa Sigma Fraternity Pi-Upsilon Chapter
Comeback Neighborhood of the Year - The Cayuga
Best Merchant Association/CBD - Outer Mission Merchants and Residents Association
Best Community Challenge Grant Project - Hidden Garden Steps
Outstanding Park Volunteer Group - Friends of Joe DiMaggio Playground
Invest in Neighborhoods Project Grant - 3rd on 3rd St Project
Best Community Building Events - ART NIGHT SF
NEN Lifetime Achievement Award - Joelle Kenealey
NEN Hall of Fame - Rosario Anaya

Latina/o Young Democrats of San Francisco -  Endorsement State Senate
When:  January 27, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  LYDSF officer elections.
Early endorsement for State Senate seat in District 11.  Come hear from Supervisor Jane Kim and Supervisor Scott Wiener.
Information:  Facebook page

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - Hump Day Happy Hour
When:  January 27, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  The Gangway, 841 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What:  Teaming up with the Horizons Young Professionals for Equality (HYPE).

San Francisco Democratic Party - January meeting
When:  January 27, 2016 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  455 Golden Gate Avenue, Milton Marks Auditorium, San Francisco
DCCC Members:
Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, Joshua Arce, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Matt Dorsey, Bevan Dufty, Zoe Dunning, Joel Engardio, Bill Fazio, Tom Hsieh, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Migden, Marjan Philhour, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Alix Rosenthal, Francis Tsang, Scott Wiener
Ex-Officio Members:  Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Kamala Harris, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Phil Ting, David Chiu

January 28, 2016 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When:  January 28, 2016 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:   Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Malia Cohen

Planning Commission
When:  January 28, 2016 - Thursday
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Rodney Fong, Dennis Richards, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Cindy Wu

Stop the Destruction of Our Neighborhood Rally
When:  January 28, 2016 - Thursday
Noon  - Press Conference - Front steps of City Hall
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Planning Commission hearing (Room 400, San Francisco)
What:  Stop "Affordable Housing Density Bonus Program".  Hosted by Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco.  
Information:  Facebook events

 Arguello Blvd. Safety Project:  Community Walkthrough
When:  January 28, 2016 - Thursday
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where:  Meet on the Northeast corner of Fulton Street and Arguello Blvd, San Francisco.  Short walk (l/3 mile from Fulton to Anza). 
What: SFMTA has been working with Supervisor Eric Mar  to address community input on safety for people walking and biking on Arguello.  Learn more about a project to help make Arguello Blvd. safer and more welcoming to walking and biking.
Information: Eric Mar's office:  Raquel Redondiez
Source:  Planning Association for the Richmond

San Francisco Community College - Board of Trustees Meeting
When:  January 28, 2016 - Thursday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  Multi use building, Room 140, Ocean Campus, 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco
Trustees:  Rafael Mandelman, Thea Selby, Amy Bacharach, Brigitte Davila, Alex Randolph, John Rizzo, Steve Ngo

Aaron Peskin - Community Appreciation Banquet and Swearing In
When:  January 28, 2016 - Thursday 
  6:00 p.m.
Where:  New Asia Restaurant, 772 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco.
What: Community banquet to celebrate that spirit and the collective victory.
This is not a fundraiser, but they are asking for folks to pay the restaurant for dinner.  RSVP  to and indicate whether you are able to pay to $30. head ticket price.  Bring a check to the banquet made out to New Asia Restaurant.

Richmond District Democratic Club - Start the Year with RDDC!
When:  January 28, 2016 - Thursday 
 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Stines, 731 Clement Street, San Francisco
What:  Come ring in 2016 with the Richmond District Democratic Club.  2016 promises to be a critical year in San Francisco, and they area ready to fight for an affordable, liveable city.  

SF Moderates - Meet the Moderate Candidates
When:  January 28, 3026 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  South Spirit House, 575 Howard Street, San Francisco
What:  Join SF Moderates for Happy Hour with 2016 candidates:
Kat Anderson (DCCC)
Joel Engardio (DCCC and D7 Supervisor)
Ian Kalin (School Board)
Marjan Philhour (DCCC  and D1 Supervisor)
Scott Wiener (State Senate)
Source:  Facebook events

January 29, 2016 - Friday

San Francisco Tenants Union - 3rd Annual  Hops for Housing
When:  January 29, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:   DanzHaus aka the Gingerbread House, 1275 Connecticut Street, San Francisco
What:  Support San Francisco Tenants Union with some fantastic craft beers and good times and meet the new director of the SFTU. Organized by the Sirwisa Brewing Collective, is an Am--Pro collaboration with some of the best Bay Area home brewers pairing up with Local Brew Masters.  Music will be provided by local artists and souvenir glass to commemorate the event will be provided.
Food will be available for purchase from Bacon Bacon!  

I Love History:  GLBT History Museum Fifth Anniversary.
When:  January 29, 2016 - Friday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  The GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  GLBT History Museum Five Year Anniversary  with an after hours fundraising party featuring drinks, bites, live DJs, special guest hostess Juanita More.  
Five special guests will lead a very short tour, with each picking a favorite object in the museum and telling a five-minutes story about why it caught their every.  
Admission General $10., Members $5. 
Source:  Facebook events

January 30, 2016 - Saturday

Plaza 16 Coalition/La Plaza 16 Coalition  - Community Vision for 1979 Mission Street
When:  January 30, 2016 - Saturday
10:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where:  Centro del Pueblo, 474 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Community-based planning for what we want and need at 16th Street and Mission.  
Lunch and childcare will be provided.
Source:  Facebook event

January 31, 2016 - Sunday

Jane Kim - State Senate -  Hit the Streets with Team Jane!
When:  January 31, 2016 - Sunday
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Folsom Street Foundry, 1425 Folsom Street, San Francisco
What:  Jane Kim's mobilization  to grow out grassroots network and collect signatures to put Jane on the ballot in June.
Source:  Facebook

 CDP Pre-Endorsement Meeting
When:  January 31, 2016 - Sunday
             Doors Open at 1:00 p.m.
             Meeting begins at 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Transport Workers Local 505, 1521 Rollins Road, Burlingame, Ca.
Convener:  Hene Kelly -
Vote by Mail Address:  7040 Geary Blvd. San Francisco, Ca. 94121 c/o Hene Kelly.  All ballots sent by standard mail need to be the convener's address the day before the pre-endorsement conference.  If by email, they must be received by 9 a.m. the morning of the pre-endorsement conference.  Please do not send faxes.
There will be a short regional meeting held after the Pre-Endorsement conference has concluded.

February 1, 2016 - Monday

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - "Increasing Women's Representation in Elected Office"
When:  February 1, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia Street, The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Panel Discussion on how to increase women's representation in elected office, moderated by Kimberly Ellis, Executive Director of Emerge California and featuring the following San Francisco candidates and elected officials:
London Breed, President, Board of Supervisors
Carmen Chu, Assessor-Recorder
Marjan Philhour, Candidate for D1 Supervisor
Kimberly   Avlarenga, Candidate for D11 Supervisor

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Committee Meeting
When:  February 1, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Speaker:  Chief Karen Fletcher, Adult Probation Department
This is one of the most successful public safety agencies we have in the area.  
Northern Nation will also be there to discuss recent police activity in the area.
Information:  bbarnwell6@hormIL.XOM 

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