Friday, December 10, 2010

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Supervisor-Elect Malia Cohen

On Tuesday, December 7th, Supervisor-Elect District 10 Malia Cohen was Special Guest at the Potrero Hill Democratic Club's monthly meeting held at the beautiful Potrero Hill Neighborhood House.

In a very friendly circle, neighborhood activists, members heard Malia Cohen talk about her plans as Supervisor for the coming year.

District 10 candidates in support of Malia Cohen in the audience were Tony Kelly, DeWitt Lacy, Marlene Tran and Stephen Weber.

Information: Potrero Hill Democratic Club -

December 10, 2010 - Friday

Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi's Holiday Party and Peak Oil Art Show
When: December 10, 2010 - Friday
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 282, San Francisco
What: Quarterly art opening.  The art for this show depicts peak oil - the point at which humanity begins to produce less and less oil ever year than in the previous years and honors the work of the Peak Oil Preparedness Task Force.  23 participating artists.
Peak Oil Preparedness Task Force: Jeanne-Marie Rosenmeier, Bernie Myerson, Patricia Gerber, Woody Hastings, Benjamin Lowe, Jason Mark, Cal Simone, Monica Fisher

December 11, 2010 - Saturday

 Arts in the Storefronts - Bayview District
When: December 11, 2010 - Saturday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: 4900 Third Street, San Francisco
What: Community celebration featuring remarks by District 10 Supervisor Sophie Maxwell, an art walk, jazz by youth group Pop Lyfe and the unveiling of four storefront windows.
Source: sfexaminer

December 12, 2010 - Sunday

Mayor Gavin Newsom - City Hall Open House
When: December 12, 2010 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco
WhatMayor Gavin Newsom and First Lady Jennifer Siebel Newsom invite you to celebrate the holiday season at City Hall.  Holiday Food drive. Support the San Francisco Food Bank by bringing nonperishable food items to the open house.  Guests will be treated to holiday cookies, hot cocoa and entertainment by Magik*Magik Orchestra
Free and open to the public.

City Attorney's Holiday Open House - Dennis Herrera
When: December 12, 2010 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 234, San Francisco
What: Celebrate the holiday season. Holiday treats and refreshments will be served.

Supervisor Chiu's Holiday Open House at City Hall
When: December 12, 2010 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 264, San Francisco
What: Board President David Chiu and his office staff invite you to join in celebrating the season.  Festive refreshments and goodies for all

Supervisor-Elect Scott Wiener - City Hall Open House
When: December 12, 2010 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Supervisor Bevan Dufty's Office, Room 268, San  Francisco
WhatSupervisor-elect Scott Wiener warmly invites you to celebrate the holiday season, and Scott's first official event at the annual City Hall Open House. Please bring a charitable donation for the San Francisco PTA to Room 268 Proceeds will be  distributed across the District 8 public schools.
Contributions are optional, and all are welcome at the open house.
 Event is free and open to the public, and will provide guests an opportunity to meet Mayor Newsom, many of San Francisco's elected officials and city agency staff, and tour City Hall.  Guests will be treated to holiday cookies, hot cocoa and entertainment by Magik*Magik Orchestra

Democratic Women's Forum of San Francisco  - Traditional Holiday Party
When: December 12, 2010 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: 2606 Pacific, San Francisco
What: Traditional Holiday Party.  Honoring Raymond Berard and James Roe. 
Benefactors: Angela Alioto, Mark Leno, John O'Riordan Daniel Sullivan, Leland Yee
Patrons: Raymond Berard, Jo Ann Hendricks, Margel Kaufman, Rafael Mandelman, Joan Simmons
SponsorsTheresa Cox, Democratic Women in Action, Renee Golanty-Koel, Sharon Johnson, Jeannie Maher, Jane Morrison, Patricia Montague, Mary O'Riordan, Millicent Rutherford, Cheryl Willis, Evelyn Wilson 
$20. member, $25. Guest
Information: 776-7949

December 13, 2010 - Monday

City Operations and Neighborhood Services Committee
When: December 13, 2010 - Monday
10:30 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
What: Item from agenda:
Hearing - Golden Gate Park Safety - Sponsor: Chu, Mar
Hearing on park safety within Golden Gate Park including lighting of paths and other security measures, coordination and communication betwee Rec and Park and the San Francisco Police Department, and the level of park patrol staffing in the current year and upcoming budget year as proposed.
Members: Carmen Chu, John Avalos, Bevan Dufty

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When: December 13, 2010 - Monday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
What: Item from agenda:
Hearing - Academy of Art University Non-Compliance with Master Plan
Hearing on the status of the Academy of Art University's non-compliant standing with the City's Institutional Master Plan requirement, and progress report on the related environmental review
Members: Sophie Maxwell, Eri Mar, David Chiu

City and County of San Francisco Meeting Agenda Budget and Finance Committee
When: December 13, 2010 - Monday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
What: Items from agenda:
Review of Fiscal impacts of Hosting the America's Cup. Sponsor: Mirkarimi
34th America's Cup Host City Agreement and finding of Fiscal Feasibility
Sponsors: Mayor, Chiu,Mirkarimi, Alioto-Pier, Chu, Dufty, Maxwell

Supervisor-Elect Mark Farrell
When: December 13, 2010 - Monday
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: San Francisco address provided upon RSVP
What: Reception in support of Supervisor-Elect Mark Farrell.
Sponsors include Lorna and Wade Randlett, Joe Alioto Veronese, Janan New - San Francisco Apartment Association, Art Swanson -  Small Business Network, Brook Turner - Coalition for Better Housing, Kevin Westlye -  Golden Gate Restaurant Association
$100., $250., $500.
RSVP Marjan Philhour

Toy Wrapping Party
When: December 13, 2010 - Monday
5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: African American Art and Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco
What: Join Citizen Hope for a Toy wrapping party to wrap over 1,000 toys donated by the San Francisco Fire Fighters Toy Program.
There will be pizza, music and drinks.

Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association - Public Meeting
When: December 13, 2010 - Monday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: CPMC Davies Medical Center, Auditorium, Lower Level B North Tower, San Francisco
What: Agenda:
  • Meet your neighbors - 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Election of Board of Directors
  • Outlook and issues for 2011
  • Church/Duboce MTA Utility Boxes Art Project
  • AT and T proposed utility boxes citywide - presentation and discussion
  • 2001 Market/Whole Foods grocery proposal
  • Transportation Committee brief updates
  • Land Use Committee brief updates

December 14, 2010 - Tuesday

Jobs for Justice Community/Worker Rights Board Hearing on CPMC
When: December 14, 2010 - Tuesday
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, North Light Court, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco
What: Join community, labor and faith leaders in a discussion of the impacts of California Pacific
Medical Center's (CPMC) development plan on the people of San Francisco.
San Francisco residents and workers will offer testimony to a panel of community leaders including Tom Ammiano, Rev. Deborah Lee, Sandra Fewer, John Rizzo and Jane Morrison.
They will summarize key findings from the hearing and make a set of recommendations to CPMC and the incoming Mayor and Board of Supervisors.
Sponsored by the Coalition for Health Planning San Francisco, Jobs with Justice San Francisco and Good Neighbor Coalition
Information: Gordon Mar

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When: December 14, 2010 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, San Francisco
What: Items from agenda:
  • Police Code - Registration and Other Requirements for Event Promoters Sponsors: Chiu, Maxwell
  • Special Order 3:00 p.m. - Board of Supervisors Sitting as a Committee of the Whole - Public Hearing - Appointment of a Successor Mayor - Sponsor: Daly
  • Board of Supervisors Seniority - Lottery to determine the seniority of the newly elected Members of the Board of Supervisors. 
  • 34th America's Cup Host City Agreement and Finding of Fiscal Feasibility - Sponsors: Mayor, Chiu, Mirkarimi, Alioto-Pier, Chu, Dufty and Maxwell.
  • Public Hearing to take nominations and appoint a successor mayor in the event of a vacancy in the office of mayor.

POWER's Holiday Party
When: December 14, 2010 - Tuesday
5:45 p.m.
Where: Mission Neighborhood Center, 262 Capp Street, San Francisco
What: Please join Power - annual Holiday Party.  Opportunity to appreciate our community and end the year with a bang! Good food, music and celebrate all of our hard work and success in 2010! Consider bringing a dish or snack to share.
RSVP: with Holiday Party in the subject line -

Holiday Party - Alliance for a Better District 6
When: December 14, 2010 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Swig Bar, 561 Geary Street, San Francisco
What: Holiday party hosted by Alliance for a Better District 6, Central City Democrats, andNorth of Market Business Association are sponsoring the holiday party. Food and door prizes.

City Democratic Club - Holiday Party
When: December 14, 2010 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Danny Coyle's Irish Bar, 668 Haight Street, San Francisco
What: Holiday Party.  Platter of food, some beverage to share plus no-host bar. Please bring a can or two of food to be donated to the San Francisco Food Bank.

December 15, 2010 - Wednesday

Supervisor-Elect Jane Kim
When: December 15, 2010 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Law Offices of Nixon Peabody LLP, One Embarcadero Center, 18th Floor, San Francisco
What:  Jane Kim Debt Retirement Reception. Holiday reception hosted by Allan Low to help Jane Kim retire her remaining campaign debt. Donation  - maximum individual contribution is $500.

San Francisco Women's Holiday Party
When: December 15, 2010 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Carnelian by the Bay, 1 Ferry Paza, San Francisco
What: Annual Holiday Party that celebrates women in politics and policy. Please join San Francisco Women's Political Committee (SFWPC)
Co-HostsNARAL Pro-Choice California, Good Ol Girls, Emerge California, Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific
SponsorsThe California Group, Hope Road Consulting, Caroline Rodman, Andrea Dew Steele and Rebecca Prozan
Free party for all.
First 100 women receive complimentary champagne.
First 200 attendees receive free drink ticket.
Complimentary snacks and dessert.

District 5 Democratic Club Inaugural Fundraiser and Holiday Party
When: December 15, 2010 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Cafe Divis, 359 Divisadero Street, San Francisco
What: Join the members of the District 5 Democratic Club (D5 DC) at their inaugural fundraiser and Holiday Party, hosted by District 5  Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi.  Event will be a qualifying membership event for D5DC, and give you an opportunity to join the organization.  Voting membership is open to all Registered Democrats who live in District 5.
Tickets/dues $30./year
Hardship Membership: $10.00/year
No one turned away for lack of funds, but voting membership does require dues payments.
Light refreshments will be provided.  No-host bar.

San Francisco Community Land Trust - Holiday Party
When: December 15, 2010  - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: El Rio, 3158 Mission, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Community Land Trust Holiday Party and Fundraiser.  Food and mixing on the patio.  Music. Come learn about model to stem the tide of gentrification in San
 Francisco  by creating permanently affordable, tenant-owned, cooperative housing.
$5. - $20 donation is suggested.

December 16, 2010 - Thursday

Sierra Club - Holiday Party
When: December 16, 2010 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Savanna Jazz, 2937 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Join Special Guest, Michael Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director, Chapter staff and fellow Sierra Club members and supporters for their social event of the year.
Cash bar, light appetizers and door prizes.
Information: Holli Bert

Laborers' International Union, Local 261 Holiday Open House
When: December 16, 2010
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: 3271 18th Street, San Francisco
What: 3rd Annual Holiday Open House.  Stop by for some Holiday Cheer.
Honoring LiUNA! Business Manager Ramon Hernandez for his outstanding efforts this campaign season working to elect labor friendly candidates and to Defeat Prop. B.

Glen Canyon Park - Community Workshop
When: December 16, 2010 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Glen Canyon Park Recreation Center, near corner of Elk and Chenery Street, San Francisco
What: The Trust for Public Land in partnership with San Francisco Recreation and Park Department will host workshops to vision and design a Glen Canyon Park Improvement Plan.  RPD and TPL will work with community members and stakeholders to identify top priorities for Glen Canyon Park and develop a phased improvement plan.  
Information: Trudy Garber -

December 17, 2010 - Friday

Irish American Democratic Club - Holiday Party
When: December 17, 2010 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: 2250 24th Street, San Francisco
What: Irish American Democratic Club Annual Holiday Party. Part of proceeds will be contributed to St. Anthony Foundation.  Entrance to Party   $15.    $25. includes dues for 2011.
Information: Patty Moran 861-2378

December 20, 2010 - Monday

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club/Pride at Work Holiday Party
When: December 20, 2010 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Katz Pizza and Bagels, 663 Haight Street, San Francisco
What: Queer holiday radical justice groove.  Warm holiday evening of good people, good food and good vibes.

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Holiday Party
When: December 20, 2010 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Amelie Wine Bar, 1754 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Fourth annual Middle Polk Neighborhood Association Holiday Party and raffle.  Socialize with your friends and neighbors. Raffle tickets cost $5. each or 5 tickets for $20.

December 21, 2010 - Tuesday

Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods - Annual Dinner
When: December 21, 2010 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Patio Espanol, 2850 Alemany Blvd., San Francisco
What: Annual dinner.  Fabulous dinner with keynote speaker Alex Clemens.
Dinner selections Paella Valenciana, ChickBeast at Ajillo, Pasta Primavera
Individual dinners $55.
RSVP by December 18th

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