Monday, December 16, 2013

San Francisco Political Events


Important Notice: Next calendar posting will be January 6, 2014 - Monday - 

December 16, 2013 - Monday

Budget and Finance
When: December 16, 2013 - Monday
10:00 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When: December 16, 2013 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors: Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, David Chiu

San Francisco Youth Commission
When: December 16, 2013 - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners: Nicholas Persky, Michelle King, Joshua Cardenas, DeAsia Landrum, Angel Van Stark, Jina Bae, Anna Bernick, Sophie Edelhart, Monica Flores, Ramon Gomez, Michel Li, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Luisa Sicairos, Denesia Webb, Eric Wu, Joyce Wu, Ariel Yu

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Holiday Party and Raffle
When: December 16, 2013- Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Amelie Wine Bar, 1754 Polk Street, San Francisco
What: Middle Polk Neighborhood Association's 7th Annual Holiday Party and Raffle.
Appetizers will be provided and there will be a no-host bar/special prices.  They will be raffling Great Polk Area Merchant gifts!

December 17, 2013 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When: December 17, 2013  - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: David Chiu, John Avalos, London Breed, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee

Geary Corridor Bus Rapid Transit Community Meeting
When: December 17, 2013 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What: Join the SFCTA and SFMTA for a Geary Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project Update.

Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods -Annual Holiday Dinner
When: December 17, 2013 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Patio Espanol, 2850 Alemany Blvd., San Francisco
What: Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods Annual Holiday Party.
Feature speaker will be Joe Eskenazi, investigative reporter for San Francisco Weekly.
The honoree and award recipient is Tim Redmond, former editor of San Francisco Bay Guardian.
Individual Dinners $60.

December 18, 2013 - Wednesday

Tenderloin Futures Collaborative Community Meeting
When: December 18, 2013 - Wednesday
11:00 a.m. 
Where: Tenderloin Police Station Community Room,  301 Eddy Street, San Francisco 
WhatTenderloin Futures Collaborative Community Meeting.  Presentations on issues of interest to neighborhood residents, nonprofits and businesses.
Agenda items include:
65 Taylor Street, Type 75 Brew Pub Liquor License
Geary BRT
SFMTA about the purpose improvements on 6th Street.

We Are Staying: Not One More Eviction - Mission
When: December 18, 2013 - Wednesday
Where: 3248 22nd Street at Barlett - in front of Revolution Cafe.  Join Eviction Free San Francisco and allies in the fight for housing justice in San Francisco.   Say  "Hell No" to the displacement of seniors, artists, immigrants and workers from this vibrant, diverse, working-class neighborhood and citywide.
Source: Facebook

Elections Commission
When: December 18, 2013 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners: Jill Rowe, Catalina Ruiz-Healy, Richard Matthews, Gerard Gleason, Rosabella Safont, Winnie Yu, Charles Jung

December 19, 2013 - Thursday

2nd Annual Winter Wonderland
When: December 19, 2013 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Bayview Opera House, Mendell Plaza, Third Street and Oakdale San Francisco
What: 2nd Annual Winter Wonderland.  Gather and celebrate the winter holidays.  There will be real snow and an ice skating rink.  Featuring Santa's Village and the Holiday Market with many local food and gift/craft vendors.  Santa will arrive with a motorcade courtesy of the Bayview Police Station.
Jason Brock, rising singing star will sing. 
Arts activities, visit Santa and receive a stocking donated by employees.
Event is funded primarily by the Mayor's Office of Economic and Workforce Development.  Other partners include the San Francisco Arts Commission, 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic, Bayview Underground Food Scene, the SF Police Department, the SF Department of Public Works, BMagic, the Community Ambassadors.  
Local Lowe's store is donating materials for the artist-created "Santa's Village".  
Irish American Democratic Club - Annual Holiday Party
When: December 19, 2013 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: United Irish Cultural Center, Board Room (upstairs)  45th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., San Francisco
What: Irish American American Democratic Club Holiday Party.  Hot and cold hors Oeuvres.  No-host bar. Celebrate this season of reconciliation, and reflection, look forward to a New Year filled with progress and hope. 
 $10. donation or free admission if you pay your 2014 dues  ($15.)
Information: Patty Moran 415-861-2378

SFWPC's Annual Holiday Party
When: December 19, 2013 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Carbon, 383 Bay Street, San  Francisco 
WhatSFWPC's Annual Holiday Party - Mingle and Jingle
Get ready to jingle and mingle with the savviest ladies around, not to mention elected  officials, political insiders and community and labor leaders.

December 20, 2013 - Friday

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic  Club Holiday Happy Hour Party
When: December 20, 2013 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Beaux, 2344 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Milk Club Holiday Happy Hour Party.  Celebrate at the Castro's newest bar, Beaux, you will be entertained with drag, djs, a photobooth where you can sit on Santa's lap and amazing raffle prizes.
Drag by Persia, Anna Conda, Tara Wrist
Music from GO BANG! (Djs Sergio and Steve Fabus)

December 21, 2013 - Saturday

San Francisco Gray Panthers
When: December 21, 2013 - Saturday
Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Where: San  Francisco  Gray Panthers' Office, Redstone Building,  2940 16th Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Gray Panthers Holiday Party

December 22, 2013 - Sunday

Holiday Event and Celebration of Marcus Books Property
When: December 22, 2013 - Sunday
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Marcus Book Stores, 1712 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What: The community member supporting Marcus Books would like to invite you to their holiday celebration and in-store event.  Authors Lewis Watts and Eric Porter, discussing their work New Orleans Suite.

December 26, 2013 - Thursday

CCSF - State Superior Court hearing
When: December 26, 2013 - Thursday
8:30 a.m.
Where: Superior Court, 400 McAllister, Room 304, San Francisco
What: Come out for CCSF State Superior Court hearing on request for injunctive relief from
ACCJC's against City College (filed by CFT/AFT 2121 and City Attorney).

January 1, 2014 - Wednesday

Happy New Year!

January 6, 2014 - Monday

Commonwealth Club - Who Will Own the Future? Privatization and the Threat to the Urban Environment
When: January 6, 2014 - Monday
            5:30 p.m. - Networking reception
            6:00 p.m. Program
Where: Commonwealth Club's office, 595 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Who Will Own the Future?  Privatization and the Threat to the Urban Environment -
What will the future look like?  Sharae your views with sell-known civic activists. 
Panel Discussion:
George Wooding - Former President, West of Twin Peaks Central Council, First Vice President, Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods, Columnist - Westside Observer
Aaron Peskin - Executive Director, Great Basin Land & Water, former President - San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Former Chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party
Tim Redmond - Reporter, Manager, San Francisco Progressive Media Center, former editor - San Francisco Bay Guardian
Dennis Antenore - Retired attorney, former planning commissioner and Friends of San Francisco City Planning
$20. non-members.  Members free.

January 7, 2014 - Tuesday

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - UNITE HERE LOCAL 2
When:  January 7, 2014- Tuesday
               7:00 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco
What:  Presentation by UNITE HERE Local 2, representing the 750 concessions workers at AT&T Park.  Employed by a subcontracter  called Centerplate, Local 2 is involved in a difficult campaign to achieve a fair contract and haven't had a wage increase or new  cont ract since April 2010.
Also, nominations open for 2014 Officers (election to be held in February).

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