Join Golden Globe-winning actress Taraji P. Henson, director Robin Bissell (The Hunger Games, Seabiscuit) and producer Dominique Telson (SVP of development and production at Astute Films) for a powerful conversation about the civil rights era and their new film, The Best of Enemies. It's happening at San Francisco's Commonwealth Club.
Mayor London N. Breed today signed legislation establishing the SoMa West Community Benefit District (CBD), the largest of the 17 CBDs citywide, to help ensure a welcoming, clean, and economically vibrant local community. “I am focused every day on keeping every neighborhood in our city clean, safe, and vibrant,” said Mayor Breed. “SoMa West CBD is the result of these neighbors, merchants, property owners, and stakeholders coming together to benefit the community for everyone who lives and works here, and I am committed to working with them to continue the progress we are making."
Check out the seminar with Joie de Vivre Founder, Chip Conley. Walk In's possible for the sold-out event at the San Francisco Jazz Center in Hayes Valley.
Mayor London N. Breed today signed legislation appropriating $273 million of the Educational Reserve Augmentation Fund (ERAF) windfall, which funds a number of her priorities for homelessness and affordability programs. Following an announcement from Controller Ben Rosenfield in November that the City would be recognizing the unexpected windfall of $415 million, Mayor Breed outlined a detailed plan for directing the discretionary portion of the funding to create more affordable housing and help homeless residents off of the street and into care and shelter.
Wright Enterprises posts the op/ed article of San Francisco writers who share their view point on President Trump's short summit with Korea's Kim Jong Un. "The summit was both historic and welcome."
Mayor London N. Breed today announced new measures aimed at advancing the goals of San Francisco’s Vision Zero Action Strategy and expediting traffic safety projects in San Francisco. Under Mayor Breed’s direction, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) will develop a policy that requires SFMTA staff to move forward with quick, near-term safety enhancements on high injury corridors, including paint, safety posts, and temporary sidewalk extensions.
Consummate Balladeer Nicholas Bearde Sings Smooth Nat King Cole Classics at Upcoming SF Jazz Festival
"Sing, Sing A Song, Sing Out Loud, Sing Out Strong..." Nicholas Bearde at the San Francisco Jazz Festival June 2019. Tickets go on sale March 7, 2019. Get yours before they are sold out. Click the headline for details from Nicholas Bearde.
As a sponsor of their recent Healing and Hope event, National Council On Crime and Delinquency helped the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth celebrate its progress toward ending extreme prison sentences, including life without parole, for youthful offenders. Get details on this news and more...
Millennial Presidential Hopeful Pete Buttigieg and Mother Jones’ editor-in-chief Clara Jeffery join INFORUM at The Commonwealth Club
At 37 years old, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg already has a few firsts under his belt. In 2011 and at the age of 29, he was elected mayor of South Bend, IN, making him the youngest mayor of a U.S. city with at least 100,000 residents, and the first openly gay municipal executive in Indiana. Join INFORUM for a conversation with the presidential hopeful, moderated by Mother Jones Editor-in-Chief Clara Jeffery, as they discuss Buttigieg’s quickly rising star, the importance of representation in American politics, and his desire to be the “fresh start” he feels our country needs.
Find out about the culture of Vietnam and economic opportunity. You are invited to the monthly meeting of the San Francisco Ho Chi Minh Sister City Committee. Click the headline for details.