Monday, August 29, 2011

San Francisco Elections - November 2011 - Here we go!

Labor Day is the unofficial start of the election campaign - so here we go!


Jeff Adachi

Michela Alioto-Pier

John Avalos
David Chiu
Bevan Dufty
Tony Hall
Dennis Herrera
Ed Lee
Joanna Rees
Phil Ting
Leland Yee

November 8, 2011 Municipal Election
October 10, 2011
Early Voting Begins
Early voting available at the Department of Elections office on the ground floor of City Hall Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will also be early voting on the weekends of Oct. 29, 30, and Nov. 5, 6. (California Elections Code § 17 & 10704) 
October 10, 2011
First Day the Department Mails Vote-by-Mail Ballots to Voters
October 10, 2011
Deadline for the Department to Mail Voter Information Pamphlets & Sample Ballots to Voters (San Francisco Municipal Elections code § 500)
 October 24, 2011
Last Day to Register to Vote for the November 8, 2011 Election Deadline for registration to vote in this election. Voters who have moved or changed their name must re-register to vote. (California Elections Code §2102 & 2107)
October 25 – November 1, 2011
(E-14 - E-7)
New Citizen Registration and Voting (Vote in person at Dept. of Elections only)
Special extension of registration for new citizens who get sworn-in after the Oct. 24 registration deadline, must show proof of citizenship and shall declare that they have established residency in California in order to register and vote during this seven day period. (California Elections Code § 3500)
October 29 & 30, 2011
(E-10 - E-9) 
Weekend Early Voting at City Hall 
Sat - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Enter on Grove St. only)
Sun - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Enter on Grove St. only)
November 1, 2011
Last Day to Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot
Applications must be received by the Department of Elections by 5:00 p.m.
Postmarks are not accepted. (California Elections Code § 3001)
November 5 & 6, 2011
(E-3 - E-2)
Weekend Early Voting at City HallSat - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Enter on Grove St. only)
Sun - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Enter on Grove St. only)
November 8, 2011
Election Day
Polling places are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Deadline for receipt of Vote-by-Mail Ballots 
Vote-by-mail ballots must be received by the Department of Elections or dropped off at a polling place on Election Day by 8:00 p.m. Postmarks are not accepted.
From San Francisco Department of Elections Website:

August 29, 2011 - Monday

Redistricting Task Force - Special Meeting
When: August 29, 2011 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 278, San Francisco
What: Agenda:
Items include meeting times and locations, communications guidelines, task force outreach activities.
Task Force Members: Eric McDonnell, Jenny Lam,Mike Alonso, Myong Leigh, Sonia Melara, Marily Mondejar, David Pilpel, Mark Schreiber, Melissa Tidell

Paul Miyamoto - Meet and Greet
When: August 29, 2011 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Shine, 1337 Mission Street, San Franciso
What: Meet and Greet with Paul Miyamoto - candidate for Sheriff 2011.

August 30, 2011 - Tuesday

Paul Miyamoto - Have a cup of punch with Paul Miyamoto
When: August 30, 2011 - Tuesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Rickhouse Bar, 246 Kearny Street, San Francisco
What: Meet with Paul Miyamoto - candidate for San Francisco Sheriff this November.
Hosted by Joshua Arnold

Potrero Hill Democratic Club, Potrero Boosters Neighborhood Association - Mayoral Candidate Debate
When: August 30, 2011 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: International Studies Academy, 655 De Haro, San Francisco
What: Join Potrero Hill Democratic Club and Potrero Boosters Neighborhood Association for a SF mayoral candidate debate.  The debate will consist of four rounds of candidates asking questions of other candidates.  Each round of questions has a particular subject, listed below:
Round One: Creating Careers for San Franciscans (jobs, the economy)
Round Two: Preventing cuts to our services (budget, transit, parks)
Round Three:  Keeping families here (housing, schools)
Round Four: Supporting livable neighborhoods (health, safety),

August 31, 2011 - Wednesday

San Francisco Women's Political Committee (SFWPC) - Endorsement voting
When: August 31, 2011 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Noble Bar, 600 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  SFWPC Endorsement meeting for November 2011 election - vote for Sheriff, District Attorney and District Attorney.

San Francisco Police Commission
When: August 31, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: (note address) Richmond District Roosevelt Middle School, 460 Arguello, San Francisco
What: Agenda:
Commissioners: Thomas Mazzucco, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Julius Turman, Angela Chan, Carol Kingsley, R James Slaughter

Jeff Adachi -Hall of Justice Campaign Kickoff
When: August 31, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Live Sushi Bistro, 1 Gilbert Alley, San Francisco
What: Campaign Kick-Off for Jeff Adachi - Candidate for Mayor.
Hosted by: Sujung Kim, David Wise, Matt Gonzalez, Michelle Tong, Aleem Raja, Alfredo Vea, Maria Zamora, Kathy Asada, Tyler Vu and Annie Irwin
Suggested donation: $50-$100 - no one will be turned away

Neighborhood Court Program 
When: August 31, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Park Branch Library, 1833 Page Street, San Francisco
What: Come learn about the expanded Neighborhood Court Program with San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and other special guests.  Come and learn about the new model, how it will improve the neighborhood and how the restorative justice process works. You will also learn how you can  become  a neighborhood court adjudicator.
Information: District Attorney's office - Jackson Gee - 415-575-6328
Source: email from NOPNA

September 1, 2011 - Thursday

Bay Conservation and Development Commission Meeting - Rincon Point Open Water Basin
When: September 1, 2011 - Thursday
1:00 p.m.
Where: Ferry Building, 2nd Floor, San Francisco
What: Agenda:

District Three Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When: September 1, 2011 - Thursday
6:15 p.m.
Where: Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center, 660 Lombard Street, San Francisco
What: Hearing from and making endorsements on candidates for District Attorney, Sheriff and ballot measures.    Open to the public.

September 2, 2011 - Friday

San Francisco Labor Council - Annual Pre-Labor Day Breakfast - Honoring Michael Hardeman
When: September 2, 2011 - Friday
8:00 a.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What: San  Francisco  Labor Council Annual  Pre-Labor  Day Breakfast.  Honoring Michael Hardeman for his years of service as Executive Committee member and Delegate of the San Francisco Labor Council
Tickets: $50.
RSVP: Emily Nelson

September 3, 2011 - Saturday

7th Annual Sunset district Autumn Moon Festival
When: September 3, 2011 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Sunset District, Irving Street between 22nd Avenue and 25th Avenue, San Francisco
What: Autumn Moon Festival Street Fair.   Dancers, arts and crafts, traditional performances and artistic cultural  demonstrations.   Foods from around the world.

September 4, 2011 - Sunday

Bevan Dufty for Mayor Beer Bust!
When: September 4, 2011 - Sunday
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Lone Star Saloon, 1354 Harrison Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Bevan Dufty for Mayor.

September 5, 2011 - Monday

Labor Day

Come to a March on Labor Day
When: September 5, 2011 - Monday
10:30 a.m.
Where: Union Square (near corner of Powell and Geary), San Francisco
What: March for workers at Hyatt Recency and Grand Hyatt.  Union rights, room cleaner workload, wages and health and safety issues.
Sponsor: Unite here! Local 2

September 6, 2011 - Tuesday

Proposition 8 - Seven-member state high court will hear one hour of arguments in its State Building courtroom.  Then it will have 90 days to issue a written ruling.

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting
When: September 6, 2011 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro, San Francisco
WhatEndorsement meeting for Mayor, District Attorney and Sheriff.
 DA Candidate Forum then candidates for Sheriff will speak individually.

September 7, 2011 - Wednesday

League of Women Voters - San Francisco - District Attorney Candidate Forum
When: September 7, 2011 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: 301 Battery Street, San Francisco
What: League of Women Voters - San Francisco in collaboration with the Bar Association of San Franciscosponsor District Attorney Candidate Forum.

San Francisco Planning Department - Design for Daggett Park
When: September 7, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: California College of Arts, 1111 8th Street, San Francisco
What: Help finalize the design for a new public park on the Daggett Street right-of-way.
Information:  Steve Wertheim

San Francisco League of Young Voters - Endorsement Meeting
When: September 7, 2011 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: 848 Divisadero @ McAllister, San Francisco
What: Endorsement meeting.  Come debate and discuss what's on the ballot and help decide who and what to endorse for the November election.  All are welcome to attend, though only qualified members can vote on the endorsements.

San Francisco for Democracy -  General Endorsement Meeting
When: September 7, 2011 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Mission Police Station, 630 Valencia, San Francisco
What: General Endorsement meeting.  Endorsement will be made by Instant Runoff Voting, members in good standing are encouraged to show up and cast their vote.  Non-members welcome.

September 8, 2011 - Thursday

SPUR - Funding San Francisco Recreation and Parks
When: September 8, 2011 - Thursday
12:30 p.m.
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Join Recreation and Parks Director Phil Ginsburg, San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission Chair Mark Buell and SPUR Good Government Director Corey Marshall discuss long-term revenue solutions to gross the department's operations. $10. for non-members

Youth-Led Mayoral Candidate Forum
When: September 8, 2011 - Thursday
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Mission High School, 3750 18th Street, San Francisco
WhatMayoral Candidate Forum.  Open to all youth 18 and under in San Francisco, this is your chance to ask your question to the individuals who want to lead the City.

Mission Economic Development Agency - 38th Annual Celebration
When: September 8, 2011 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Memorial Veteran's Building, The Green Room, 401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What: Mission Economic Development Agency -  Celebrating 38 years of creating economic opportunity for Latino Families.
Sandra R. Hernandez - Chief Executive Officer of the San Francisco Foundation
Supervisor David  Campos - District 9
Fun and festive event with Latin-themed hors d'oeuvres, drinks and live entertainment.
Individual Ticket $150. Non-profit/government Ticket $50. (rsvp by September 1st)
Tickets - Deanna Jones

Coalition on Homelessness - Transforming Art into Action: Many voices, One Community
When: September 8, 2011 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: SomArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco
What: A live and silent auction benefit for the Coalition on Homelessness.

 Commonwealth Club - Gavin Newsom
When: September 8, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco
WhatGavin Newsom: The Man, The Issues and the State of California.
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom will speak.
$20. Standard, $12. members

San Francisco Democratic Women In Action - Endorsement evening
When: September 8, 2011 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Meet and Greet
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Candidate presentations
Where: First Unitarian Church, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Democratic Women in Action Endorsement evening.  Second annual endorsement evening for members and candidates running for public office in November 2011.
RSVP is encouraged: Jane Bernard-Powers

State Senator Leland Yee - Luau for Leland Yee
When: September 8, 2011 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Carnelian by the Bay, Ferry Plaza, San Francisco
What: Join Senator Leland Yee and celebrate the summer at Luau Fundraiser.  Enjoy a spread of traditional Hawaiian foods, music and performances from local talent.  $20. with light buffet and cash bar provided.

September 9, 2011 - Friday

Women for Avalos Cocktail Fundraiser
When: September 9, 2011 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Brick and Mortar Music Hall, 1710 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Women for Avalos Cocktail Fundraiser.  DJ stylings of Ali C.I.A. and Johnny Vincent. 
Host Committee: Jane Kim, Kim-Shree Maufas, Raquel Redondiez, Sheila Chung Hagen, LinShao Chin, Myrna Melgar, April Veneracion, Rama Kased, Beverly Popek, Francis Hsieh, Hillary Ronen, Ali Uscilka, Heather Box, Sunny Angulo, Beth Rubenstein, Erica Maybaum, Lariza Victoria, Leah Pimentel
Suggested Donation: $20. to $100.

Meet and Greet for Guest Speakers to discuss Prop A
When: September 9, 2011 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Shine, 1337 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Learn more about Prop A from guest speakers from Prop A.  Free.
Hosted by Dean Clark
Information: 415-240-2433

September 10, 2011 - Saturday

Leland Yee - Fall Kick Off
When: September 10, 2011 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where: Yee for Mayor Headquarters, 710 Van Ness, 2nd Floor, San Francisco
What: Fall Kick Off for Leland Yee for Mayor.

The District 11 Council, District 11 Democratic Club and OMI-Neighbors In Action - Mayoral Candidate Forum and District Attorney Candidates
When: September 10, 2011 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to Noon - Mayoral Candidates
12:25 to 1:30 p.m.   - District Attorney Candidates
Where: Bethel Center, 2525 Alemany Blvd, San Francisco
What: Mayoral Candidate Forum featuring Jeff Adachi, JohnAvalos, Michela Alioto-Pier, David Chiu, Bevan Dufty,Tony Hall, Dennis Herrera, Edwin Lee, Joanna Rees, Phil Ting, Leland Yee
District Attorney Candidates: Sharmin Bock, Bill Fazio, George Gascon, David Onek.
Light Refreshments will be served.
The District 11 Council is comprised of 15 Neighborhood Groups: Cayuga Improvement Association, District 11 Democratic Club, Excelsior Action Group, Excelsior Community Center, Excelsior District Improvement Association, Friends and Advocates of Crocker Amazon and the Excelsior/FACE, Friends of the Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse, Mission YMCA, IT Bookman, Mission Bay Community Church, New Mission Terrace Improvement Association, OMI-CAO/Community Action Organization, OMI-Family Resource Center, OMI Neighbors In Action, Outer Mission Merchants and Residents Assoc.
Information: Mary Harris 415-584-1521
An endorsement meeting of the District 11 Democratic Club takes place immediately after the forum.  Only current members of the club can vote on endorsements.  Information: Claire Zvanski

Commemorate the 10th Year Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks Against The United States of America
When: September 10, 2011 - 11:00 a.m.
Where: Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco

Annual Autumn Moon Festival Street Fair
When: September 10, 2011 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Chinatown - Grant Avenue, San Francisco
WhatAutumn Moon Festival brings music, cuisine and culture to the streets of San Francisco

Ortega Branch Library - Grand Opening 
When: September 10, 2011 - Saturday
11:00 a.m.
Where: 3223 Ortega Street, San Francisco
What: Grand opening of new Ortega Branch library.  Entertainment, refreshments, special guests

African American Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting (rescheduled)
When: September 10, 2011 - Saturday
Noon to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Rasselas Jazz Club, 1534 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What: African American Democratic Club Endorsement meeting.

Irish American Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When: September 10, 2011 - Saturday
3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Northern Police Station, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What: Irish American Democratic Club  Endorsement meeting for Mayor, District Attorney, Sheriff, Local Measures
Information: John O'Riordan, President -

September 11, 2011 - Sunday

64th Annual Memorial Mass - San Francisco Fire Department and San Francisco Police Department
When: September 11, 2011 - Sunday
10:30 a.m.
Where: St. Monica's Church, 470-24th Avenue, San Francisco
What: 64th Annual Memorial Mass -  Tenth Anniversary of NYC Attacks.  All are welcome.

Sunday Streets - Western Addition  
When: September 11, 2011 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Fillmore, North Panhandle, Alamo Square Neighborhoods

September 12, 2011 - Monday

 NPC,  Walk San Francisco, San Francisco Parks Trust, Friends of the Urban Forest - Mayoral Forum
When: September 12, 2011 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate, San Francisco
What: Mayoral Forum that focus specifically on park, recreation and open space issues.
Sponsors: NPC, Walk San Francisco, San Francisco Parks Trust, Friends of the Urban Trust
RSVP Information:

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - 2011 Election Membership Endorsement Vote
When: September 12, 2011 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What: 2011 Election Membership Endorsement Vote.

Senator Leland Yee - Meet and Greet
When: September 12, 2011 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Shine, 1337 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Meet and Greet for Senator Leland Yee for Mayor 2011 and speak about concerns you have for the next Mayor of San Francisco.
Information and RSVP :

September 13, 2011 - Tuesday

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce - District Attorney Candidate Forum
When: September 13, 2011 - Tuesday
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, 235 Montgomery Street, 12th Floor, San Francisco
WhatDistrict Attorney Candidate ForumGeorge Gascon, David Onek, Sharmin Bock, Vu Trinh
Information: Patricia Aleman

Tom Ammiano -  A True Blue Friend
When: September 13, 2011 - Tuesday
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Rebel, 1772 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Tom Ammiano Fundraiser.  
Co-Chair: Dick Grosbroll, Aaron Peskin, Dennis Seely
Host: ATU Local 1575, Joseph W. Cotchett, Hank Donat, Intl. Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 16, Esperanza Macia and Gwenn Craig, Esther Marks, Operating Engineers Local 3 Statewide, Professional and Technical Engineers Local21, Robert Raich, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 5
Patron: Bob Dockendorff, Alan Farley, Dale Gieringer, IBEWLocal 6, Intl. Association Heat and Frost Insulators, Asbetos Workers Lcal 16, Evan Mogan, Municipal Executives of San Francisco, San Francisco Building Construction Council, Sprinkler Fitters and Apprentices Local 4783, Teamsters Local 665, TWU Local 250A, Diane Wilsley
Sponsor: Bricklayers and Allied Craftsworkers Local 3, Susan Belinda Christian, George Dias, Mark Dunlop, Anne Farrar, Carla Jean Johnson, Kirk Kleinschmidt, Rafael Mandelman, Larry Martin, Bill Owen, Kevin Reed, Erich Rudasill, Teamsters Local 856, United Educators
Friend: Anonymous, Michael Baxter, Pam Brennan, Peter Bull, Larry Bush, Andy Calman, Debra Chasnoff, Laureen Chew, Woody Dauernheim, Ina Dearman, Ed Decker, Libby Denebeim, Matt Dorsey, Richard Eisen, Kathy Emery, Susan Englander, Greg Flores, Bruce Folsom, J. Garbarz and R. Swerdlow, Lisa Honig, Roni Howard, Joe Julian, Ed Kinchley and Mary Magee, Gary Lea, Myong Leigh, Donna Levitt, Peter M. Lundberg and James B. Mowdy, Karen McNulty and Daniel Ehrmann, Jeff and Sandy Mori, Jane Morrison, Denis Mosgofian, Tom Nolan, Peter B. Olney, Russell Pastor, Patricia Post and Martin Vanderlaan, Mitzi Raas, Maggi Rubenstein, Berdalee Schepps, Norman Schlossberg, Robert Sullivan, Ken Tray, Mark Vermeulen, Johanna H. Wald, Debra Walker, Eduardo Waller Oliveira, Joanne Zammit,Erica Zweig
Donation $35. up. No Host Bar. Assorted Barbeque Hors D'oeurvres
Information: Esther Marks 665-5417

Standing Ovations IV - Brava L'Italia at the Mint!
When: September 13, 2011 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m.
Where: The Mint, 88 Fifth Street, San Francisco
What: Old Mint will open its doors to say "saluto e grazie" to the Italians of San Francisco.
Honorees for the 2011 Standing Ovations
Alessandro Baccari -  historian, collector and preservationist
Lawrence Ferlinghetti - first poet laureate of San Francisco
The A.P. Giannini Family - Anne Giannini McWilliams and Virginia Giannini Hammerness
Dr. Deanna Paoli Gumina- author, "The Italians of San Francisco"
Father John Lo Schiavo - Chancellor, University of San Francisco
Larry Mazzola, Sr.- union leaders, Local 38, Plumbers and Pipefitters
Mike Sanglacomo - CEO, Recology
Evening includes a preview of special ehibit curated by Alessandro Baccari, featuring rare memorabilia and ephemera that commemorates the Italian art, music, food, wine and culture of San Francisco from 1800s to the present.  This exhibit will be on display and open to the general public for two weekends following the gala.
Tickets: Limited number of tickets will be available for the 8:30 programmes and musica at the Mezzanine Nightclub.  Individual  ticket $100.

A Roundtable on Women's Economic Justice and Security
When: September 13, 2011 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m
Where: Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, Union Square, 450 Post Street, San Francisco
What: Rose Aguilar, host of Your Call on KALW 91.7FM will moderate a discussion about women's economic justice and security followed by a Q and A.
Confirmed so far:
Arcelia Hurtado, Executive Director of Equal Rights Advocates
Jean Shinoda Bolen, Chair of the 5th World Conference on Women Organizing Committee.
Join with other Bay Area activists and organizations at the Community Roundtable to help frame the issues of Economic Justice and Security for all women.
We look forward to an opportunity for action-oriented conversation with women from  APEC countries who are in San Francisco for the Asia Pacific Economic Council -Women's Economic Summit September 14-16.
Tickets: $35. No one will be turned away.

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Ballot Measure Endorsement Meeting
When: September 13, 2011 - Tuesday
6:45 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro,  San Francisco
What: Potrero Hill Democratic Club ballot measure endorsement meeting.

September 14, 2011 - Wednesday

Heart of the City Farmers' Market 30th Anniversary Festival
When: September 14, 2011 - Wednesday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: United Nations Plaza, San Francisco
What: 30th Anniversary Festival.  Live music, games,
prizes, art show, face painting

San Francisco Young Democrats -Endorsement Vote
When: September 14, 2011 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Infusion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Young Democrats Endorsement vote for Mayor, Sheriff and Ballot Measures.

Glen Park Mayoral Candidates Forum
When: September 14, 2011 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: St. John's School, 925 Chenery Street, San Francisco
What: Mayoral forum in Glen Park  sponsored by the Glen Park Association, the Diamond Heights Community Association and Sunnyside Neighborhood Association.
Moderator: Rachel Gordon, San Francisco Chronicle

September 15, 2011 - Thursday

Bayview Democratic Club Mayoral Debate
When: September 15, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street,  San Francisco
What: The Harvey Matthews Bayview Hunters Point Democratic Club will host a Mayoral candidates debate on September 15, 2011.

Paul Miyamoto - Meet and Greet
When: September 15, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: 1300 Fillmore,1300 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What: Community Meet and greet with Paul Miyamoto - candidate for Sheriff.
Hosted by Ron Terry and Jason Jackson.  Passed Hors D'oeuvres and No Host Bar.
RSVP-Information: Eddie McCaffrey

September 16, 2011 - Friday

Joanna Rees - Young Professionals Happy Hour
When: September 16, 2011 - Friday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Roe Nightclub, 651 Howard Street, San Francisco
What: Meet and Greet with Joanna Rees - candidate for Mayor.
Information: Alexa Valencia

September 17, 2011 - Saturday

11th Annual OMI International Family Festival
When: September 17, 2011 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Faxon Avenue between Ocean and DeMontfort, San Francisco

September 18, 2011 - Sunday

Sunday Streets - Grant Avenue
When: September 18, 2011 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Chinatown and North Beach, San Francisco
What: Explore Grant Avenue from Bush Street through Chinatown and North Beach to Coit Tower.

Milk Money 2 or Anna Conda's Birthday Fundraiser
When: September 18, 2011 - Sunday
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Mix Bar, 4086 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Birthday party for Anna Conda and fundraiser for Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club.  Drag show, 50/50 raffle, and BEER!

September 22, 2011 - Thursday

SPUR - Big Store in the Urban Core
When: September 22, 2011 - Thursday
12:30 p.m.
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission, San Francisco
What: Join Rich Varda, Target's senior vice president for store design as he explains the strategy and challenges of developing stores within the urban core while dealing with the ever-changing economy and demographics of U.S. cities.  Co-sponsored by Northern Section of the APA California Chapter
$10. for non-members

Community Living Campaign - First Annual Community Service Innovation Award
When: September 22, 2011 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Marines' Memorial Club, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco
WhatCommunity Living Campaign - First Annual Community Service Innovation Award honoring theLegacy of Norma Satten.
Brief Award Program, Short Video Presentation, Silent Auction
Underwriter: The Satten Family
SponsorsMarie Jobling and Tony Fazio, Margaret Miller and William Kaplan
Benefactors:  Elizabeth Boardman, Libby Denebeim, Hadly Dale Hall, In-Home Supportive Services Consortium, Jeannee and Mike Martin, Meals on Wheels of San Francisco, Rhoda Goldman Plaza
DonorsMariclare Ballard, California Alliance for Retired Americans, Bethany Center, Patty Clement and Catholic Charities CYO, Compassionate Community Care, Adele Corvin, Curry Senior Center, Family Service Agency, Charlene Harrington, Bill Haskell, Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services, Karen Osborne, Planning for Elders, Alyce and Dede Satten, Winifred Siegel, SteppingStone, Tyze Personal Networks
Event Committee Members: Libby Denebeim, Adele Corvin, Cynthia Davis, Frances Good, Hadley Dale Hall, Bill Haskell, Jeannee Parker Martin, Susan Maerki, Basya Petnick, Moli Steinert, Judy Auda, Marie Jobling
Community Living Campaign Board of Directors: Meg Cooch, Libby Denebeim, Vera Haile, David Knego, Elinore Lurie, Margaret Miller, Elena Portacolone, Karen  Zullo Sherr, Constance Smith
Tickets $100. individual(a limited number of sliding scale tickets will be available).
Information: Judy Auda 415-826-3194

District 5 Mayoral Debate
When: September 22, 2011 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Cole Hall, USCF, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco

September 24, 2011 - Saturday

The Polk Street Blues Festival 2011
When: September 24, 2011- Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
            September 25, 2011 - Sunday -  10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Polk Street - Broadway to California Streets, San Francisco
What: Music, arts, crafts, gourmet foodbooths.

17th Annual Sunset Community Festival
When: September 24, 2011 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: West Sunset Playground, 39th and Ortega, San Francisco
What: 17th Annual Sunset Community Festival - Family Day in the Sunset.
Exhibits, entertainment, children games, local food, flea market, live music.

September 25, 2011 - Sunday

6th Annual Leland Avenue Street Fair
When: September 25, 2011 - Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Leland Avenue at Bayshore.
What: 6th Annual Leland Avenue Street Fair.   Music, artists, crafters, chefs, entertainers, service providers and neighbors.
Presented by Visitacion ValleyBusiness Opportunities and Outreach to Merchants (VVBOOM).

Folsom Street Fair
When: September 25, 2011 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Folsom Street between 7th Street and 12th Street, San Francisco
What: Folsom Street Fair - world's largest leather event.

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