Monday, February 15, 2010

San Francisco Political Events as of February 15, 2010

February 15, 2010

*Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - President of the Board David Chiu
When: February 15, 2010 - Monday
6:45 to 8 p.m.
Where: It's A Grind, 1800 Polk @ Washington, San Francisco
What: Come spend an hour with District 3 Supervisor and President of the Board of SupervisorDavid Chiu. The Supervisor will be talking about the State of the City, the State of District 3 and the State of the Neighborhood.

February 16, 2010 - Tuesday

Entertainment Commission - Report on Club Suede.
When: February 16, 2010 - Tuesday
5 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
What: Entertainment Commission will listen to the Executive Director's report on Club Suede. You can voice your concerns during Public Comment.
Information: 415-315-2400

February 17, 2010 - Wednesday

What: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce - Supervisor David Campos
When: February 17, 2010 - Wednesday
11:30 a.m.
Where: SFCC Boardroom, 235 Montgomery Street, 12th Floor, San Francisco
What: Hear Supervisor David Campos speak at SUPES for Lunch

40 Days to Finish Health Reform - San Francisco Rally
When: February 17, 2010 - Wednesday
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco
What: Kicking off a 40 day campaign to finish reform and finish it right! We must show that we demand quality and affordable health care for all! Hosted by Health Access California

Coalition Meeting - India Basin Shoreline Community Vision
When: February 17, 2010 - Wednesday
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Neighborhood Parks Council, 451 Hayes Street @ Octavia, San Francisco
What: India Basin is the waterfront neighborhood that spans from Heron's Head Park to the Hunter's Point Shipyard, and from the hilltop to the shore. Join NPC and the India Basin Neighborhood Association for a Community Vision presentation that promotes: Comprehensive Planning, Economic Success, Environmental Protections, Transportation Improvements and Recreational Opportunities.
Information: download a copy of the draft India Basin Shoreline Community Vision

Laura Spanjian for District 8 Supervisor
When: February 17, 2010 - Wednesday
6 p.m.
Where: The Imperial Palace, 3900 21st Street at Castro, San Francisco
What: Chip Conley and Donna Sachet host a meet and greet for Laura Spanjian for District 8 Supervisor. Hear her goals and priorities and help fundraise.
Host Committee: Chip Conley and Donn Sachet, Roberta Achtenberg, Susan Leal, Susan Hirsch, Leslie Katz, Hector Crawford and Ralph Hibbs, Bart Broome, Ron Regina and Drew Banks.
Information: 415-695-1942

Noe Valley Democratic Club - Phil Ting and Leo Levenson
When: February 17, 2010 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where: St Philips Church, 725 Diamond, San Francisco
What: Phil Ting - City Assessor and Recorder and Leo Levenson, Director of the Department of the Budget of San Francisco will discuss the financial challenges facing the City in the next year.

February 18, 2010 - Thursday

San Francisco Police Department - CompStat
When: February 18, 2010 - Thursday
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Scottish Rite Memorial, 19th Avenue and Sloat Avenue, San Francisco
What: CompStat meeting for the Golden Gate Division for the period January 17, 2010 to February 13, 2010.

Human Rights Commission Meeting - Bayview
When: February 18, 2010 - Thursday
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: South East Community Facility, Alex L. Pitcher Room, 1800 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco
What: Regularly scheduled Humman Rights Commission meeting will be held in the Bayview. Learn about the programs and services that the HRC provides, and to address the HRC's commissioners on any items or concerns you may have regarding the HRCs programs and services.
Information: RSVP Janel Wong

Muni Central Subway - February meeting
When: February 18, 2010 - Thursday
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Woolf House, 801 Howard Street, San Francisc
What: The purpose of the Central Subway Community Advisory Group is to provide community input and feedback at key milestones throughout the project. The CAC consists of representatives from neighborhoods along the entire Third Street Light Rail Project alignment: Visitation Valley, Bayview Hunter's Point, Mission Bay/Potrero Hill, South of Market, Downtown, Union Square and Chinatown.
Agenda includes general update, utillities relocation and public art program

Meet new Police Chief George Gascon
When: February 18, 2010 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Sunset Recreation Center, 2201 Lawton Street at 29th Avenue, San Francisco
What: Supervisor Chu has invited the new Chief of Police, George Gascon to be the featured guest at a community meeting. Express your concerns about crime, graffiti, vandalism, traffic and pedestrian safety.

"With Liberty and Justice for All...
When: February 18, 2010 - Thursday
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Mission Dolores Basilica, Dolores Street and 16th Street, San Francisco
What: A community call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform. Join faith and community organizations from all over the Bay Area as they tell their stories and call on federal officials to pass Comprehensive Immigration Refrom.
Information: 415-821-5000

February 19, 2010 - Friday

Debra Walker Fundraiser at Sushi Rika
When: February 19, 2010 - Friday
5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Sushi Rika, 900 Bush Street between Bush and Pine, San Francisco
What: Come gather with Debra Walker, fellow supporters and friends.

Norman Rolfe - Memorial Service
When: February 19, 2010 - Friday
7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Cable Car Museum at Washington and Mason Streets, San Francisco
What: A memorial service will be held for Norman Rolfe.

February 20, 2010 - Saturday

Democratic Women in Action - General Meeting Program
When: February 20, 2010 - Saturday
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey Street (near Castro) San Francisco
What: Bi-annual program on state budget issues that impact women, children and families and local opportunities for leadership
Welcome: Jane Bernard-Powers
Introduction to State Budget Issues: Maury Cooper
Vicki Lovell, Senior Policy Analyst - California Budget Project "The impact of the state budget crisis on women and their families"
Joni Eisen - Campaign Finance Reform
Chandra Friese - Lakoff Initiative
Introduction to Local Perspectives and Opportunities - Kathy Johnson
Emily Murase - SF Department on the Status of Women "Gender analysis of Commission Appointment"
Linda Richardson - San Francisco Human Rights Commissioner
Facilitator of Questions and Answers: Renee Golanty-Koel
Closing - Barbara Spack
San Francisco Democratic Women in Action: Board President: Jane Bernard-Powers
Board Members: Barbara Spack, Evelyn Meier, Hene Kelley, Jane Morrison, Kathryn Johnson, Kelenia Olsen, Linda Richardson, Maury Cooper, Mollie Ring, Renee Golanty-Koel, Robin Brasso, Stacey Hoang, Veronica Hunicutt
Membership Option: $15. Member -P. O. Box 31234, San Francisco, Ca. 94131
Light refreshments will be served.
RSVP sfdwia!

Joe Lynn Memorial Celebration
When: February 20, 2010 - Saturday
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street @ Octavia, San Francisco
What: Joe Lynn Memorial Celebration

Chinese Newcomers Service Center - Gung Hay Fat Choy!
When: February 20, 2010 - Saturday
4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Jane Morrison, 44 Woodland, San Francisco
What: You are invited to a Good Luck Dinner celebrating the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Tiger! Start the New Year right with the best in Won Ton Soup, Chinse Chinese Chicken Salad, Lemon Shrimp, Cashew Cicken, ChaSil Toishan Brownies, Don Tot, and munch munch more...too munch to list.
Talented Chefs: Leland Yee, Tom Ammiano, Carmen Chu, Ross Mirkarimi, John Avalos, Eric Mar, Betty Yee,Mark Leno, David Chiu, Sean Elsbernd, David Campos, Dennis Herrera, Phil Ting, Aaron Peskin, Ryszaard Koprowski, Frances Rothman, Anthony Ng, Hanna Leung, Karen Woo, Thomas Yuen, Peter Chak, Samson Wong, Ted Fang, Jeannie Maher, Paul Page, Richard Ow, Mabel Soo, Jessica Sykes, Lily Chan, Pam Brennan, Ann Kirk, Amy Cheng, Julia Ling, Jackie Kious, Eliza Chan, Steve Lewey, Julie Soo, Frances Hsieh, Ed Sykes, Gimmy Park Li and Xing Chu Wang, Stephanie Jee, Virginia Sung, Carlos Serrano-Quan, George Surmaitis, Hubert Gee, Nancy Chen, Camilla Schneider, Eileen Kivlehan, Dan Billings, Peter & Mei Lam Francisco Hsieh, Arthur Chang, Joan Simmons, Josie Karydas Chief Chef: Esther Marks.
Donor's Choice $15. up to $250.

RSVP 564-1482
Chinese Newcomers Service Center:
Chair: Karen Woo
Vice Chair: Carlos Serrano-Quan
Treasurer: Thomas Yuen
Secretary: Virginia Sung, Esq
Board: Candy Chan, Peter Chak, Angela Lai Chan, Nany Chen, Eric Cheung, Hubert Gee, Sharon Lee, Hanna Leung, William Lock, Samson Wei, May Ann Wong, George Surmaitis
Executive Director: Anthony Ng

February 21, 2010 - Sunday

Campaign Kick-OffProp 15 - The California Fair Elections Act
When: February 2, 2010 - Sunday
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What: Campaign Kickoff/Passion-Raiser for Prop 15 The California Fair Elections Act - elections that money can't buy.
Senator Mark Leno, Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, Trent Lange - Chair, Californians for Fair Elections
Mc: Malia Cohen - Vice Chair, Emerge California
Get informed and get passionate about Fair Elections. Taking politicians out of the fundraising game to focus on the priorities of voters, not big-money donors.
Hosted by: San Francisco Fair Elections Working Group, California Clean Money Campaign, California Common Cause, California Nurses Association,Emerge California, Common Cause,/Democracy Matters of Berkeley, Good Ol' Girls, League of Women Voters of San Francisco Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, San Franciscans for Voter Owned Elections, San Francisco Bay Chapter of the Sierra Club, and San Francisco for Democracy.

San Francisco Organizing Project - Soul of the City
When: February 21, 2010 - Sunday
4 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Where: Farina Focaccia and Cucina Italiana, 3560 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Fifth Annual Soul of the City Event . Cocktail reception.
2010 Community Builder Award Honorees:
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House
Michael Lombardo, Darlene Zane and Eleanor Williams - Past SFOP Executive Board Presidents
2010 Honorary Committee: Bevan Dufty - Chair, Jeff Adachi, Tom Ammiano, Rabbi Camille Shira Angel, Michelle Antone, John Avalos, Buck Bagot, Natalie Berg, James Blanding, Wille Brown, David Campos, Shorey Chapman, David Chiu, Dawning Chung, Jose Cisneros, Sue England, Juan Carlos Esteban, Stephanie Forbes, Jean Fraser, Patrick Hannan, Boe Hayward, Rev. Calivin Jones, Jr., Rev. Cynthia Joseph, Willie Kennedy, Scott Kramer, Alec Lee, Mark Leno, Meagan Levitan, Debbie and Michael Lombardo, Fiona Ma, Eric Mar, Msgr. Mickey McCormick, Ross Mirkarimi, David Morgenstein, Gavin Newsom, Joyce Newstat, Olinda Orellana, Nancy Pelosi, Baxer Rice, Sally Ann and Dan Ryan, Sherri Sawyer, Lynn Sedway, Joyce and Larry Stupski, Phil Ting, Alise Vincent, Rev. Dr. Arellious Walker, George Wesolek, Eleanor Williams, Norman Yee, Lidia Zenteno
Sponsors: Anonymous in honor of Michelle Antone and Sue England, Bank of the West, James Blanding, Congregation Emanu-El, Rabbi Camille Shira Angel, Congregtion Sha'ar Zahav,Congregation Beth Sholom, Congregation Sherith Israel, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Farina Focaccia and Cucina Italiana, Heidi Hess and James Rucker, James Hormel, I.E. Communications, Kaiser Permanente Erika Katske, Mark Leno, Msgr. Mickey Mccormick, Mission Dolores Catholic Church, Joyce Newstat, Nancy Pelosi, Lorie and Baxter Rice, Sally Ann and Dan Ryan, Yvonne and Angelo Sangiacomo, Sawyer Law Group, Arthur Slepian, SFOP Staff, SFOP Executive and City Wide Board, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, St. Peter's Catholic Church, Union Bank of California, Diane Wilsey, Carlene Zane and Reid Walden
$75. Individual ticket.

SPUR - 30th Annual Good Government Awards
When: February 22, 2010 - Monday
5:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: City Hall, North Light Court, San Francisco
What: Join Mayor Gavin Newsom and Event Chair Chris Gruwell, President of Platinum Advisors, at the 30th Annual Good Government Awards. This is an opportunity to recognize the people who exemplify the highest standard of public service. Awards ceremony and reception.
2010 Public Managerial Excellence Award Winners:
Toni Coe, Manager, Field Operations, Municipal Transportation Agency
Robert Brent Dennis, Garden Director, Botanical Gardens, Executive Director, Conservatory of Flowers, Recreation and Parks
Allison Magee, Director of Administrative Services, Juvenile Probation Department, Maria X. Martinez, Deputy Director, Department of Public Health, Nadia Sesay, Director of the Office of Public Finance, Controller's Office
SPUR Infrastructure anad Planning Award: Water System Improvement Program, SF Public Utilities Commission
Featured speakers include: Mayor Gavin Newsom, Nathaniel P. Ford, Philip A. Ginsburg, Mitchell H. Katz, Ben Rosenfield, William P. Siffermann
Honorary MFAC Committee, Gavin Newsom, Willie L. Brown, Jr., Frank Jordan , Art Agnos, Dianne Feinstein, Gina Moscone
$75. per person.

2010 District 8 Candidates for Supervisor Forum
When: February 22, 2010 - Monday
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Harvey Milk Community Center, 50 Duboce at Scott Street, San Francisco
What: Listen to candidates for District 8. After hearing positions and statements from the candidates, you'll have a chance to ask questions.
Filed candidates: Jim Boegner, William Hernenger, Rafael Mandelman, Rebecca Prozan, Laura Spanjian, Starchild, Scott Wiener.
Sponsored by: Lower Haight Merchant + Neighbor Assn. (LoHaMNA), Buena Vista Neighborhood Assn (BVNA), Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Assn. (DTNA)

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