Gun control measures to be heard by Public Safety Committee on Monday (SF City Hall Rm. 263, 10am)

From: Colin Hussey <ceh@...>
Date: June 8, 2007 1:55:13 PM PDT
Subject: [SF-PinkPistols] [Fwd: Community Alert - June 2007]

There'll be a meeting in City Hall on "gun control" measures, this coming Monday morning at 10. Thought I'd pass it along.


Safety Network: Building Safe Communities
Community Alert: June 2007

Dear Community members:

Public safety begins with the efforts of each of us - below are several updates about hearings and events regarding public safety issues in the city - please check our website for more neighborhood specific meetings and events so you can do your part in making San Francisco a safer place to work, live and play.

Quintin Mecke, MPA
Program Director

Board of Supervisors' Public Safety Committee

When: Monday, June 11
Time: 10 am
Where: City Hall, Room 263

Several gun-control measures will go before the Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee on Monday before being heard by the full board.

The proposed new laws would prohibit the possession or sale of firearms or ammunition on county property, require that firearms located within a residence be kept in a locked container or secured with a trigger lock, require dealers to inventory firearms every six months and create a local registry of gun offenders convicted within The City.

San Francisco Silence the Violence Candle Vigil March

When: Thursday, June 14, 2007
Time: 5:30 -7:30 pm
Where: 5:30 pm - Meet at 6th and Natoma for Procession

We will be walking to the Tenderloin ending at Jones and Eddy (Boeddecker Park) for the vigil (6:45-7:30pm). Everyone is invited to join!

Please RSVP at:

Feel free to call Rudy Corpuz (415) 573-6219 if you have any questions.

The Community Clean Team District 5 Kickoff

Community Clean Team Website:

Please join Supervisor Mirkarimi, the Department of Public Works, and community volunteers this Saturday for the District 5 Community Clean Team kick-off. The event opens a month-long cleanup in District 5 to make sure the streets, parks, plazas and the neighborhood are clean, green and graffiti free.

The Community Clean Team is led by the Department of Public Works in partnership with SF Clean City, SF Connect, the Recreation and Park Department, and community groups to keep the city clean, green and graffiti-free. Volunteers will help abate litter, paint out graffiti, clean tree basins, and remove weeds around the District.

Sunset Scavenger Company is providing Gigantic Three services to residents in District 5 on Saturday morning from 8 am to 12 noon at Ella Hill Hutch Center (1050 McAllister) to help them recycle, compost and drop off household bulky items.

When: Saturday, June 9, 2007
Time: 9 am to 12 noon
Where: Ella Hill Hutch Community Center (1050 McAllister @ Webster)
Where: Alvord Lake, Golden Gate Park, at Stanyan and Haight Street.

Inner Sunset Clean Up:

When: Saturday, June 30, 2007
Time: 9 am - 12 noon
Where: City Parking Lot on 9th Avenue between Irving and Judah.
RSVP to mirkarimi@..., or 415-554-6783

San Francisco Juneteenth Celebration

When: June 16 and 17, 2007
Time: 10 am to 7 pm
Where: Art of the Fillmore Jazz Presentation District on Fillmore street from Geary Blvd south to Fulton street.

A Bay Area wide celebration, celebrating African American freedom while encouraging self-development and respect for all cultures. Promoted through a community festival that celebrates and shares African-American history and culture through music, the performing arts, living history, and other cultural activities. Seven full blocks of Food, Arts and Crafts, Community & Corporate Information booths. Three stages of entertainment, educational speakers, health and job fair. All neighborhoods are welcome.

Richmond Community Coalition Quarterly Breakfast

When: Tuesday, June 26
Time: 8:30 am
Where: St James Episcopal Church, 4620 California Street (8th & 9th Avenue)

Description: We will be inviting a cluster of senior service providers to speak about their current programs and services in the Richmond District.

� Institute on Aging: Karen Fishkin
� Adult Day Services at Self Help for the Elderly: Garcia Wiarda
� Aging in Place Program at St James Episcopal Church: Susan Poor

Please call Kitty Ha at 415-668-5955 x 375 or kitty@... for more information.

San Francisco Fire Department: NERT Training

Location: Bayview Police Station Community Room
Date: Saturdays: June 23 and June 30
Time: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

For more Information Call: 415-970-2022 or e-mail: sffdnert@...

Heritage Camp for Youth:
Open to youth who reside in Bayview Hunters Point and Visitacion Valley

Open Registration Day: Saturday, June 9 @ 1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Willie Brown Youth Center

Open Registration Day: Sunday, June 10 @ 1:00pm -4:00pm
Location: Alice Griffith Opportunity Center

Duration of the program: June 18 thru August 17 (Hours: 10am-6pm)
For more information call: 415-695-5416

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