Monday, January 2, 2017

San Francisco FYI: Final calendar!

                                                   HAPPY NEW YEAR!


SANFRANCISCOFYI: Announcement:  This is my last full calendar blog. 

In the future I will be posting on my blog - but in a less formal format.
I will continue to post events on Facebook - but it will be up to you to keep track of information. I encourage everyone to share information on Facebook.  You can find me under Facebook under the name Linda Post

I have been doing this blog for ten years - 585,687 people have read my blog - I am almost 70 years! Time to slow down. 
Happy New Year!

 January 3, 2017 - Tuesday

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Fighting Back - Building from the wreckage of 11/8 - The Trump Resistance
When:  January 3, 2017 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco
What:  Guest speakers and PHDem Club board members will discuss practical actions to build the Trump resistance. Discussion includes:
Women's March on January 21st
Potential opportunities for daily advocacy.
Particular issues you want to address this year.
Working with allies.

January 4, 2017 - Wednesday

Board of Trustees of City College of San Francisco - Swearing-in Ceremony
When:  January 4, 2017 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City College of San Francisco, Ocean Campus, 50 Phelan, Multi-Use Building, Assembly Room 140, San Francisco
What:  Swearing-in Ceremony recognizing:
Rafael Mandelman
Alex Randolph
Tom Temprano
Shanell Williams
Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony.
RSVP:  415-239-3303 
Source:  Email

  Shanell Williams Swearing in Ceremony and After Party
When:  January 4, 2017 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.  
Where:  City College, Ocean Campus Multi-use Building Room 140 , San Francisco
What:  Shanell Williams swearing in to the City College Board of Trustees.  
After party 6:00 p.m. at Evil Eye - 2937 Mission Street, between Caesar Chavez and 25th Street, San Francisco 
RSVP/QUESTIONS: 415-375-1069
Source:  Facebook events

SF Berniecrats January Action Meeting
When:  January 4, 2017 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco Public Library Park Branch, 1833 Page Street, San Francisco
What:  We're working with a broad SF-based coalition to combat the Trump administration.
Join SF Berniecrats as they lay out steps to:
Retake the Democratic party through ADEM elections on January 8.
Participate in a nation-wide protest agains the incoming Trump administration.
Ensure that SF stays progressive despite any national changes:
Source:  Facebook events

January 5, 2017 - Thursday

San Francisco School Board - Celebration of Installation of Matt Haney, Rachel Norton, Stevon Cook, Mark Sanchez
When:  January 5, 2017 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Tenderloin Community School, 627 Turk Street, San Francisco
What:  You and your family are most cordially invited to join the newly election members to the San Francisco School Board - Matt Haney, Rachel Norton, Stevon Cook, Mark Sanchez
After event there will be a party at Emperor Norton's Boozeland, 510 Larkin Street (a couple blocks from Tenderloin Community School) for all the folks who got  elected  this time to the school board:  Mark Sanchez, Matt Haney, Stevon Cook and Rachel Norton
Source:  Mailed invitation!

Take Back the Party Rally
When:  January 5, 2017 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Slate Bar, 2926 16th Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet the Assembly District 17 Reform candidates before the Assembly District Elections Meeting on January 8, 2017.  A night of entertainment, music and a chance to talk to the candidates.  
Reform slate:
Alysabeth Alexander-Tut
Angeles Roy
Davi Lang
Deepa Varma
Lila Rodriguez Ruiz
Mia Satya
Yayne Abeba
Ben Becker
Christopher Vasquez
Peter Gallotta
Rafael Trujillo
Reid Chalker
Tom Gallagher
Wade Woods
Source:  Facebook events

January 7, 2017 - Saturday

Mass Meeting:  SF United Against Trump
When:  January 7, 2017 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  The Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Come to a Mass Meeting:  SF United Against Trump.
Panel discussion, A Speakout, and Making Plans to Fight Back.
Defend minorities and women's rights
Stand together against hate
No deportations, No Muslim registry
Defense civil liberties and workers' rights.
Defend public education and health programs.
Panelists will discuss how Trumps's proposed attacks  will affect their communities and all of us, and how we can fight back.
Then the floor will be open for discussion.  Help  build  solidarity to defend each other from bigotry, hate, and extreme austerity and poverty.  Find out about upcoming actions, particularly January 20 and 21 inauguration actions, and help plan future actions or vents.
Source:  Facebook events

Agar Jaicks Memorial
When:  January 7, 2017 - Saturday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  Delancey Street Foundation, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco 
What:  A memorial service for Agar Jaicks, 93, who died on October 25, 2016.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Agar's name may be made to the Haight-Ashbury Food Program, P. O. Box 170202, San Francisco
Source:  Facebook events

January 8, 2017 - Sunday

AD 17 Assembly District Delegate Election including Executive Board (David Chiu)
When:  January 8, 2017 - Sunday
Doors Open:  9:30 a.m.
Candidate Speeches begin  at 10:00 a.m.
Registration and Voting Begin:  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (you have to be in line at 12:30 p.m. to vote)
Where:  Local 261 International Laborers Union Hall, 3271 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  AD 17 Assembly District Delegate Election:
Onsite Phone:  415-370-7091

AD 19 Assembly District Delegate Election Including Executive Board (Phil Ting)
When:  January 8, 2017 - Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Candidate Speeches begin 30 minutes before registration
Registration begins 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m
Where:  Doelger Cafe, 101 Lake Merced Blvd., Daly City, Ca.
Onsite phone: 650-991-8001

Hillary Ronen - Volunteer Appreciation Party and Swearing-In
When:  January 8, 2017 - Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc., 362 Capp Street, San Francisco
What:  Hillary Ronen will be sworn in  as the next Supervisor in District 9. Celebration and thank you to all the volunteers.  Food and drink. 
Source:  Facebook events

Celebrate D11 Supervisor Ahsha Safai Swearing in
When:  January 8, 2017 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco
Source:  Facebook events

Swearing in Ceremony for Sandra Lee Fewer
When:  January 8, 2017 - Sunday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
4:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Swearing-in Ceremony
4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Reception
Where:  Golden Gate Park Senior Center, 6101 Fulton Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Supervisor-elect Sandra Lee Fewer at her swearing-in ceremony followed by a reception.
Oath of office will be conducted by Assemblymember Phil Ting. 
Source:  Facebook events 

January 9, 2017 -  Monday

Board of Supervisors - Inaugural Meeting
When:  January 9, 2017 - Monday
(details not posted yet)

January 10, 2017 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors - next regularly scheduled meeting
When:  January 10, 2017 - Tuesday
(details not posted yet)

Alliance for a Better District 6 Annual Board Meeting
When:  January 10, 2017 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Alexander Residence, 230 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  ABD6 Annual Board Meeting:
Nomination Committee Report
Election of Board Members
Annual Reports
The Hall presentation, 1028 Market Street Presentation
Geary BRT Environmental Impact Report
Source:  Facebook events

January 11, 2017 - Wednesday

San Francisco Young Democrats - Election of Executive Board for 2017
When:  January 11, 2017 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Infusion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Elections for Executive Board for 2017.
Board candidates are:
President:  Angeles Roy
Internal Vice President - Rachel Reis
External Vice President - Erin Mundy
Treasurer - Nicole Lindler
Secretary - Mia Satya
Source:  Facebook events

January 16, 2017 - Monday

Martin Luther King Day

  2017 MLK Labor and Community Breakfast Honoring Dolores Huerta
When:  January 16, 2017 - Monday
8:00 a.m.
Where:  Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:   2017 MLK Labor and Community Breakfast honoring Dolores Huerta with the Willie B. Kennedy Award.
Tickets:  $100.
Seats are limited.  Reservations accepted until the event is sold out.
Contact Emily Nelson to reserve seats via email at or 415-440-4809
You can also register at
Source: email from San Francisco Labor Council

January 19, 2017 - Thursday

South Beach D6 Democratic Club's 2017 Annual Winter Social
When:  January 19, 2017 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  SB40, The Embarcadero, Pier 40, San Francisco
What:  Come celebrate with South Beach D6 Democratic Club as they start 2017 with their Annual Winter Social.
Source:  Facebook events

January 20, 2017 - Friday

I don't want to talk about it!!!!


This is my last calendar.  I will be posting items from time to time.

Thank you for all your support and help.

Happy New Year


Monday, November 14, 2016

San Francisco FYI - last political calendar of 2016

This is the last calendar of 2016.

November 14, 2016 - Monday

Alice B. Toklas Democratic Club
When:  November 14, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m. (note time)
Where:  518 Valencia, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Hosting David Letterman for election recap.
Source:  email from Alice B. Toklas

November 15, 2016 - Tuesday

San Francisco Gray Panthers - Growing Dangers of Wars Among Nuclear-Armed States
When:  November 15, 2016 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco. Fireside Room, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  Jackie Cabasso will speak. - has been continuously active in nuclear disarmament, peace and environmental advocacy for decades.
Source:  Facebook events

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - Post-Election Debrief
When:  November 15, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Agenda:
Guest Speaker - Phil Ting
Post-Election Debrief Panel Discussion featuring:
Tim Redmond - 48 Hills
Christina Olague - Vision SF
Gabriel Haaland, SEIU Local 1021
Other items:
CleanPower SF Sign Up
Discussion/Action Item:  Boycotting EQCA
Discussion/Action Item:  Compton's Cafeteria Cultural District
Source:  Facebook events

Nato Green's "Who Rules San Francisco?  Comedy Night
When:  November 15, 2016 - Tuesday
Doors Open:  7:00 p.m.
Show:  8:00 p.m. 
Where:  Dock's Lab, 124 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Catch stand-up comedian Nato Green live as he breaks down the madness to reveal "Who Runs San Francisco"?
Late night talk show format with special guests:
Francesca Florentine, AJ+
Joe Eskenazi, San Francisco Magazine
Malcolm Young, Chinatown Community Development Corporation
Tickets Available:
Source:  Facebook event

November 16, 2016 - Wednesday

Latino Democratic Club - General Body Meeting
When:  November 16, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
, 518 Valencia, San Francisco
Source:  Facebook events

November 17, 2016 - Thursday

City Democratic Club - Post Election Recap with Justin Jones
When:  November 17, 2016 -  Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:   Chancellor Hotel, 433 Powell Street, San Francisco
What:  Election post-mortem with Justin Jones, current President of the Robert F. Kennedy Democratic Club.
Source:  Facebook events

NOPNA - Neighborhood Meeting
When:  November 17, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.  Meet and Greet
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - General Meeting
Where:  Oasis Cafe, 901 Divisadero, San Francisco
What:  From the agenda:
Supervisor London Breed
San Francisco Behavioral Health Justice Center
San Francisco Shared Schoolyards Event
Rec & Parks Panhandle Park and Playground Update
Information/Source :

November 18, 2016  -  Friday

Tom Radulovich's Retirement BARTY
When:  November 18, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  City View at METREON, 135 4th Street, Suite 4000, San Francisco
What:  Raise a glass to Tom Radulovich's 20 years of public service on the BART Board of Directors. Sponsored by Livable City
$20., $75., $200.
Source:  Facebook events

November 19, 2016 - Saturday

San Francisco Gray Panthers - Post-Election Political Roundtable
When:  November 19, 2016 - Saturday
Where:  University of San Francisco, Fromm Hall, Maraschi Room #125, 2497 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Post-election roundtable discussion with:
Laurence Shoup, author, Wall Street's Think Tank
Peter Dale Scott, author, The American Deep State
Stephen Zunes, author, Tinderbox
David Talbot, founder, Salon Magazine
Rebecca Gordon, author, American Nuremberg
Peter Phillips, author, Project Censored
Information:  Michael Lyon -
Source:  Facebook events

November 20, 2016 - Sunday

Celebration - Wayne Friday
When:  November 20, 2016 - Sunday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco
What:  Memorial service for Wayne Friday - former Bay Area Reporter political editor and Harvey Milk confidante.

November 21, 2016 - Monday

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Membership meeting
When:  November 21, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What: Updating members on construction projects planned for Polk and Van Ness and recapping the results from the November 8th general election.

November 24, 2016 - Thursday



My little Chloe passed away - I am so sad - and so lucky to have such a loving best friend.

I will be posting Sanfranciscofyi in 2017 - stay  tuned.  2017 has to get better


Tuesday, November 8, 2016

San Francisco Updated Election Parties - Addition

San Francisco Updated Election Parties

Election Parties - November 8, 2016 - *Addition

Election Night Party with Lateefah Simon, Steven Cook and Matt Haney
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 11:00 pm.
Where:  Hawthorn, 48 Geary Street, San Francisco
What:  Election Night Watch Party for Lateefah Simon for BART Board, Stevon Cook for SF School Board and Matt Haney for School Board.
Source:  Facebook  event

Election Watching Party
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 Doors open 
8:00 p.m. to Midnight
Where:  SF Oasis, 298 11th Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Democratic Party, Hillary Clinton for President Campaign invite you to join OASIS for the official Election Watching Party of:
San Francisco Democratic Party
Aaron Peskin
VOTE Housing Forward SF:  Yes on Prop C + M for Affordability and Accountability and No on Realtors's Giveaways Props P&U
Yes on Prop C - Loans to Finance Acquisition and Rehabilitation of Affordable Housing
Yes on Prop D - Vacancy Appointments
Yes on Prop H - Public Advocate
Yes on Prop L - MTA Appointments and Budget
Yes on Prop M - Housing and Development Commission
Yes on Prop T - Restricting Fits and Campaign Contributions from Lobbyists
Results streaming on five screens.
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Berniecrats - Election Night Watch Party
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Slate Bar, 2925 16th Street, San Francisco
What: Election night - watch the results.
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco for Hillary Clinton - Election Night Celebration
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where:  Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness, San Francisco
What: ROH Bar and Restaurant at Holiday Inn Golden Gateway after the polls close to watch election night returns celebrate all the hard work.  Overflow space will be available at Village  Pizzeria , 1243 Van Ness Ave. and if needed, 1001 Van Ness Avenue
Source:  Facebook events 

Sandra Lee Fewer - Election Night Party
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  The Plough and Stars, 116 Clement Street, San Francisco
What:  Election night party for Sandra Lew Fewer - Supervisor for District One.
Source:  Facebook events

Jonathan Lyens - Election Night

When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  Steins, 731 Clement Street, San Francisco
What:  Come have a drink and follow the evening's election night return with Jonathan Lyens for Supervisor in District One with volunteers and supporters
Source:  Facebook events

London Breed - Election Night Party
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Where:  Origin SF, 1538 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  Election Night Party for London Breed - Re-Election as Supervisor District 5.
Source:  Facebook events

Dean Preston for D5 Election Night Party
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Where:  Club Waziema, 543 Divisadero Street, San Francisco
What Dean Preston for Supervisor in District 5 Election Night Watch Party.
Source:  Facebook page

Ben Matranga Election Night Party

When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  Gold Mirror Restaurant, 800 Tarval Street, San Francisco
What:  Watch elections results with Ben Matranga - candidate for supervisor in District 7.
Source:  Facebook Events

Joshua Arce - Election Night Celebration
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  Bissap Baobab, 3372 19th Street, San Francisco
What:  Unwind and celebration election night with Joshua Arce - candidate District 9
Source:  Facebook events

Election Night at El Rio with  Hillary Ronen, Tom Temprano and Prop H
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Come and hang out with Hillary Ronen for D9 Supervisor, Tom Temprano for College Board and Prop H Public Advocate campaigns at Election Night at El Rio. 
Join SF League of Pissed Off Voters, Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, Bernal Heights Democratic Club and more!
Information/Source:  Facebook page 

Joel Engardio - Appreciation Party
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Squat and Gobble, 1 West Portal Avenue, San Francisco
What: Appreciation Party with Joel Engardio - candidate for supervisor in District 7.  Reserved the room upstairs.
Source:  Matthew S. Bajko - Bay Area Reporter

Kim Alvarenga - Election Night
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Where:  Sip Wine Bar, 4704 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Election night celebration Kim Alvarenga - candidate District 11.
Source:  Facebook events

*District 11 Ahsha Safai Election Night Party

When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  Rock's Den, 4431 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Election Night Party for Ahsha Safai - candidate District 11

League of Pissed Off Voters Election Night Party
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  League of Pissed Off Voters Election Night Party will be sharing the space with other progressive campaign parties.
Source:  Facebook events

Proposition A & B Election Night Celebration
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Muka, 370 Grove Street, San Francisco
What:  Join members of the San Francisco Board of Education and City College for Prop A and B Election Night Celebration.  Ballot measures for San Francisco's future.  Fix and strengthen the public schools and save  City College

Yes on N and F Voting Rights Party

When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  Cholo Soy, 2301 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate the expansion of Voting Rights to empower the most vulnerable communities, youth and immigrant parents
Youth Salsa Orchestra All-Stars and appetizers from Cholo Soy.
Source:  Facebook events

Scott Wiener 2016 Election Night Party

When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:01 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  Beaux, 2344 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Election Night Party for Scott Wiener for State Senator, Alex Randolph and Amy Bacharach, and School Board member Rachel Norton and Trevor McNeil, Phil Kim, Ian Kalin
Source:  Facebook page

Election Night Party for Jane Kim and Allies
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:15 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  Slim's, 333 11th Street, San Francisco
What:  Election night victory celebration:
Jane Kim for State Senate
Bevan Dufty for BART Board
Rafael Mandelman for Community College Board
Mark Sanchez for School Board
Yes on Prop. W - Let's make City College Free
Yes on Prop X:  Protect Arts and Manufacturing
Source:  Facebook page

Vote Marjan Philhour Election Night Party

When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:15 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Where:  La Promenade Cafe, 3643 Balboa Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate a hard fought campaign and watch the results come in with Marjan Philhour - District 1 for Supervisor
Source:  Facebook events

Melissa San Miguel - Election Night Party

When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where:  D'Maize Restaurant, 2778 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  Election night party with Melissa San Miguel - candidate for supervisor in District 9 .

Victor Hwang - Election Results
When:  November 8, 2016 - Tuesday
8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Where:  Azucar Lounge, 299 9th Street, San Francisco
What:   Victor Hwang - candidate for San Francisco Superior Court Seat
Source:  Matthew S.   Bajko- Bay Area Reporter

Yes on V - Election Results
When:  November 8  ,2016 - Tuesday
 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Gray Area/Grand Theatre, 2665 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Live election results.  Yes on V San Francisco Soda Tax

Please note: 

Information:  Next and last calendar for 2016 will be November 14th - Monday
Deadline - Sunday November 13th at 5:00 p.m.