Monday, August 16, 2010

District 8 - Scott Wiener's Headquarters Opening

Very early Saturday morning I attended the Headquarters Grand Opening for Scott Wiener, candidate for Supervisor in District 8.

Scott's headquarters is at 538 Castro Street, San Francisco.  Special guest speakers were State Senator Mark Leno and Supervisor Sean Elsbernd.

This is a very special headquarters, a good location with campaign colors of orange and black. (orange everywhere!)

Supervisor Elsbernd got up on a chair to speak so he could be taller than Scott.  "Scott has integrity and is a man of his district".

State Senator Mark Leno said that Scott was an old friend.  "Scott is independent, thoughtful and accomplished"

Scott Wiener has been endorsed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Congressmember Jackie Speier.

Supervisor Sean Elsbernd
State Senator Mark Leno
Charlie Sheehan -Co-Chair of Alice B. Toklas Democratic Club


SOMBA - District 6 Supervisor Candidate Forum
When: August 16, 2010 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Kicklabs: 250 Brannan Street, 1st Floor San Francisco
What: District 6 Supervisor Candidate Forum.  Come listen to the top candidates discuss their views on business issues. Social mixer starts at 6 p.m.  Wine courtesy of South Beach/Mission Bay Business
Association. Appetizers courtesy of Passion Cafe.
SOMBA in  Association with:
Market Street Association, Mission Merchants Association, Mid Market Community Benefits District, North of Market/Tenderloin Community Benefits District, South Beach/Mission Bay Business Association, South of Market Business Association (SOMBA), Tenderloin Merchants Association, Union Square Business Improvement District, Union Square Merchants Association, Yerba Buena Community Benefit District.

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When: August 16, 2010 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Membership endorsement vote for November elections. Will be considering endorsement for Supervisors in District 2 and 10, all city-wide candidates, City measures, and state-wide propositions.
Recommendations listed on website.

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Summer Social
When: August 16, 2010 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Dunya, 1609 Polk Street , San Francisco
What: MPNA"Summer Social". Meet old friends and make new ones. Appetizers will be provided.Get active with your community.
$5. donation for non-members.

August 17, 2010 - Tuesday

SPUR - The Transit Center District Plan
When: August 17, 2010 - Tuesday
12:30 p.m.
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission, San Francisco
What: Lunchtime forum.  Transit Center District Plan. Planning for Growth. The Transbay Terminal will create a "Grand Central Station of the West".  What is next for the surrounding neighborhoods? David Alumbaugh of the San Francisco Planning Department and former Planning Director Dean Macris will speak. $5. non-members

Arts Forum 2010: State of the Arts in San Francisco
When: August 17, 2010 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m.
Where: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,  701 Mission, San Francisco
What  San Francisco Arts Community invites you to Arts Forum 2010: State of the Arts in San Francisco. First ever forum to educate political candidates and the community about what the arts community does for us, and what the candidates can do to help.  Featuring Keynote Speaker Randy Cohen, Vice President of Local Arts Advancement, Americans for the Arts.

San Francisco for Democracy - PAC General Membership Endorsement Meeting
When: August 17, 2010 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Mission Police Station Community Room, 630 Valencia Street, San Francisco
WhatPAC General Membership Endorsement meeting.  There will be time for some discussion of candidates and propositions; candidates and advocates will be welcome to make brief comments and hand out literature.  Voting for all members in good standing will be allowed during the entire meeting; members of the general public are welcome.

August 18, 2010 - Wednesday

Is this the big day???? Marry, Marry, Marry!!!!

August 19, 2010 - Thursday

Recreation and Park Commission - Cultivating the Future of San Francisco
When: August 19, 2010 - Thursday
2:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
What: Items from agenda:
Stow Lake: Selection of person to operate the Stow Lake Boathouse.
Commissioners: Mark Buell, Tom Harrison, Gloria Bonilla, David Lee, Meagan Levitan, Larry Martin, Michael J. Sullivan
Information: 415-831-2750

 Irish American Democratic Club and the Democratic Women's Forum - Endorsement meeting
When: August 19, 2010 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Northern Police Station, 1125 Fillmore Street @ Turk, San Francisco
What: Joint endorsement meeting for November election.

The Potrero View - 40th Birthday
When: August 19, 2010 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro Street, San Francisco
What: 40th Birthday Party.

August 20, 2010 - Friday

Rafael Mandelman -"Milkshake Brings All the Boys to the Yard"
When: August 20, 2010 - Friday
Where: 466 Castro Street, Apt A.,  San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Rafael Mandelman.  Come and meet District 8 Supervisor Candidate Rafael Mandelman.

August 21, 2010 - Saturday

Fix Muni Now - Yes on G Headquarters Opening
When: August 21, 2010 - Saturday
9:30 a.m. to ll:30 a.m.
Where: 538 Castro, San Francisco
What: Kickoff Headquarters opening for Yes on G.

2010 Noriega Street Food Fair
When: August 21, 2010 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Noreiga Street 31st & 33rd Street, San Francisco
What: Come to a day of fun, food and health.  Cooking demonstrations and health talks byJamie Dougherty from Jamie Living, a representative from Kaiser Permante, Michelle Sternfrom What's Cooking, Karina Laranjeira from Kids Cooking for Life, and James Dabigon, Personal Chef.  Focus is to encourage health eating and provide the community access to health related resources.  Free.

Theresa Sparks - Campaign Headquarters Grand Opening
When: August 21, 2010 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where Campaign Headquarters, 986 Market Street @ 6th Street, San Francisco.
What: Theresa Sparks campaign headquarters grand opening.

Debra Walker for Supervisor Campaign Kick-Off
When: August 21, 2010 - Saturday
2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Walker HQ, 1017 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Official Supervisor Campaign Kick-Off.

August 22, 2010 - Sunday

Sunday Streets - Great Highway
When: August 22, 2010 - Sunday
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Great Highway, San Francisco
Natasha Hoehn - candidate for school board -

Rebecca Prozan - Happy Birthday Prozan.
When: August 22, 2010 - Sunday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Liberties, 998 Guerrero Street, San Francisco
What: Rebecca Prozan's birthday.  No donations or gifts please.  Public event.


Margaret Brodkin - Candidate for School Board -

San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee - Hene Kelly is the newest member.  Welcome!!!

Supervisor Chris Daly has endorsed James Keyes for Supervisor in District


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