Monday, April 6, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - April 6 to April 13th 2015

April 6, 2015 - Monday

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  April 6, 2015 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Jane Kim

San Francisco Youth Commission
When:  April 6, 2015 - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners: Jillian Wu, Marshall-Fricker, Rosa Chen, Emily Guo, Luis Avalos Nunez, Precious Listana, Joyce Wu, Noah David, Alex Berliner, E'mani Davis, Joshua Cardenas, Michel Li, Anna Bernick, Sophie Edelhart, David Zheng

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  April 6, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association Public Safety meeting.  
Training on How To Report A Crime.
SF SAFE and Northern Station will help train community members on the best ways to report a crime and identify suspects.  What are the best phone numbers to call when you see a crime in progress?
How can you best identify the crime location?  What are the best ways to describe a suspect to the police?  What is the difference in calling 911 and the non-emergency 415-553-0123.  Learn from the experts about some tips to use when reporting crimes.  Better crime reporting means a safer neighborhood.
Information:  Robert Barnwell

April 7, 2015 - Tuesday

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When:  April 7, 2015 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkmann, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke

Board of Supervisors
When:  April 7, 2015 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Julie Christensen, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Smorgasbord of political issues.
When:  April 7, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro Street, San Francisco
What:  Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Smorgasbord of issues:  
Tom Jones - architect, Cal Poly professor and affordable housing expert and legendary land-use attorney Sue Hestor will discuss the questionable  action of the ever-expanding entity know as the Academy of Art University
Tom Gallagher - author, teacher, activist will present a resolution against further U.S. aggression in or over Iraq.
Sue Vaughan - chair of Sierra Club San Francisco Group, will talk about AB 61, a bill introduced by Assemblymember Travis Allen which would grant legal authority to local transit agencies to allow private shuttles to use public bus stops.
SB 47 - Sue Vaughan and possible another speaker will also ask for support for SB47 by Assemblymember Jerry Hill - a bill that would enact a 2-year moratorium on tire-crumb artificial turf

April 8, 2015 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When:  April 8, 2015 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  April 8, 2015 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Norman Yee, Scott Wiener

SFMTA - 22 Fillmore Transit Priority Project Open 
When:  April 8, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  International Studies Academy, 655 De Haro, San Francisco
What:  22 Fillmore Open House.  Interested in transit and pedestrian safety improvements along 16th Street.  Open house - learn more and share feedback. Proposed improvements on 16th Street between Church and 3rd Streets are designed to reduce transit travel time by nearly 25% and make the streets safer for all users of the corridor:
Establish transit-only  lanes.
Improving the pedestrian environment with new or wider sidewalks and streetscape amenities.
Increasing safety for people riding bikes along the corridor, including creating a comfortable bicycle route on 17th Street.
Introducing new traffic control and intersection changes to improve pedestrian, bike, and vehicular safety.

 San Francisco Young Democrats and Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - A Panel Discussion on Late Night Transportation
When:  April 8, 2015 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  Nixon Peabody LLP, 1 Embarcadero Center, 18th Floor, San Francisco
What:  Late Night Transportation discussion with San Francisco Young Democrats and Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club. Panelists include:
Liz Brisson, of SF County Transportation Authority
Guy Carson of California Music and Culture Association
Gabe Medina of Mission Economic Development Agency
Tom Temprano from the Late Night Transportation Working Group
Scott Wiener - District 8 Democratic Supervisor

San Francisco D11 Democratic Club - Membership Meeting
When:  April 8, 2015 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Ingleside Police Community Room in Balboa Park, 1 Sgt John V. Young Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco D11 Democratic Club Membership meeting:
Explore the Prop 13 Split Role Plan
Hear about Airbnb ballot initiative for San Francisco
Participate in CA Disclose state legislation
Learn about the San Francisco City budget

Upper Noe   Neighbors - Spring meeting
When:  April 8, 2015 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Upper Noe Recreation Center, Day and Sanchez, San Francisco
What:  Upper Noe Neighbors Spring meeting.  From the agenda:
Update on MTA's pilot program for corporate shuttles  includes related neighborhood issues and Assembly Bill 61 which aims to legalize free use of MUNI red bus stops for shuttles.
Captain Joseph McFadden from Ingleside Station.
Friends of the Urban Forest will answer questions and pass out for a Noe Valley planting to take place in mid-April.

April 9, 2015 - Thursday

Walk to Work Day with Supervisor Eric Mar
When:  April 9, 2015 - Thursday
8:00 a.m.
Where:  The Velo Rouge Cafe, 798 Arguello Blvd., San Francisco
What:  Join Supervisor Eric Mar as the Richmond District walks to work headed toward Civic Center at 8:20 a.m.

Rules Committee
When:  April 9, 2015 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, R00m 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  John Avalos, Katy Tang, Malia Cohen

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  April 9, 2015 - Thursday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Norman Yee, Julie Christensen, London Breed

HANC - What's Not to Like About the "Sharing" Economy
When:  April 9, 2015 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Park Branch, 1833 Page Street, San Francisco
What:  HANC - Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council - Discussion on so-called "sharing" economy.  

April 10, 2015 - Friday 

San Francisco Latino Democratic Club - Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Meet and Greet
When:  April 10, 2015 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Don Ramon's Mexican Restaurant, 225 11th Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez - U.S. Representative for California's 46th Congressional District (Los Angeles).  Sanchez is the second-ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee.  She is also the highest ranking woman in  the Armed Services Committee.
 Information :  Jon Jacobo

April 11, 2015 - Saturday

Help McLaren Park - Pancake Breakfast
When: April 11, 2015 - Saturday
9:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  Lois Sutter Clubhouse, Near Wayland and University Street - Entrance - McLaren Park, San Francisco
What:  Help McLaren Park - Pancake Breakfast - All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit, milk, coffee, tea and juice.
$10. Adults, $5. children.

Aaron Peskin - Signature Gathering
When:  April 11, 2015 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  Portsmouth Square, 733 Kearny Street, San Francisco
What:  Signature gathering for Aaron Peskin  - candidate for supervisor in District 3.

April 12, 2015 - Sunday

Sunday Streets - Bayview and Dogwatch
When:  April 12, 2015 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where and Information:

April 13, 2015 - Monday

30 Stockton - Chestnut Open House
When:  April 13, 2015 - Monday
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:  Moscone Recreation Center, 1800 Chestnut Street, San Francisco
What:  Muni Forward. Learn more about proposed improvements to 30/30X on Chestnut:
 Widening sidewalks at intersections and transit stops to calm traffic and discourage speeding.
Introducing traffic signals and/or traffic calming measures to improve safety and minimize delays.
Consolidating stops to improve transit reliability.

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Meet District 3 Supervisor Julie Christensen
When:  April 13, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet Supervisor Julie Christensen - newly appointed supervisor to District 3.

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Mixer
When:  April 13, 2015 - Monday
8:00 p.m.
Where:  Lookout, 3600 16th Street, San Francisco
What:  Get to Know Alice Happy Hour.  

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