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en and anothers thank you to gordon to rose that's been not only here we were together when we opened up the family housing a block away this was named after willie brown so got to go down there i want to thank you for the opportunity not only to celebrate many reasons to celebrate this the reason they put me last they want to make it quick it is getting warm congratulations andrea i love the story i watch our baby walk around and get on the bus and go to school this is amazing that's the definition of family housing people can really have the entire family be a part of this neighborhood i want to say thank you to the 14 families that were displaced by our
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central you were trusted and patient with a city that has not fulfilled old promises the way we should this project awhile great today i think unfortunately took over seven years to be able to produce and chinatown and our neighborhoods didn't feel the benefits of the tear down of the embarcadero the way other neighborhoods felt simultaneously i went through many years with the chinatown businesses and residents to suffer the impacts of that and so this is one of those rare moments what years after we get to celebrate a few of the things that many parts of waterfront celebrated many, many years ahead of us this is why wore in a hurry this is why we want more andreas
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and by the way, fiona i didn't move in about mrs. flores he welcomed her i want to make sure i said that correctly in those election times you never know when the media is looking for in this borrowing year but i wanted to say i'm appreciative of all the elements of our community coming together i'm going to ask to you stay together on the sites like here the sites we respect opened in the tenderloin and ocean avenue and fourth street mission bay all those citing sites we need to accelerate this so it it if take 7 or 9 years in the case of the last place we gave keys to families i want the andreas and the others of the displaced
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resident we're working harder and faster cd c has many more projects along with mercy housing and the housing home sharing housing authority we old promises to fulfill by the way you know this thorough the 25 slots in the allot 3 thoughtless people that were opining they couldn't get into the precious housing at the same time, we need to make sure we are preserving and preventing evictions have been long time residents of the character that's why we put serious money into whether it's dollars or lawyers or neighborhoods stabilization efforts we're going to do that while we try to figure out faster tracks for affordable housing to be built we need public and private
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partners to do so i was glad we found more capacity to increase the housing bond to $300 million if there's more capacity we'll increase that even more not at expense of valuable other programs we have but in the way in which is honors long time promises not raising property tax we need that 2/3rd's votes we need sites whether in the mission or selma where we can control that land make sure that we build more rapidly wore doing so as we speak this is why in the $300 million we have identified serious elements to get at difficult areas of the city to increase the possibility of building more affordable housing that will end up as the finance experts get the pressure
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off this country's we're learning the new tricks, if you will, the private sector has used to leopard that to the nonprofit sector to make sure we that build this affordable housing and sustain it again that fulfilling old promises this city is for everybody no matter where you want to live descent housing i look forward to broadway and working with commissioner christensen and the other housing developers in the city to make sure we expand that opportunity dpw steps up as a our city administrator remembered us the land was analyzing turning it offer for more affordable housing this is why we're aggressive thank you to the police department for your work while we're doing this your protecting and improving
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lives i love the fact you're working there the neighborhoods we'll rebuild our places for safety for everyone and their even better designed mr. solomon step up you're going to be asked to design more housing and make sure all of our architect you're at the heart of the job commission in the arenas and gordon when our through with selling off your books get back on the horse and volunteer your 7, 8, 9 we have 8 thousand units to build an treasure island development authority board i looked at it to work with everybody make sure you vote in november and have on your mind a bond for thirty thousand more families for homes right reverend save the - have the
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faith of the city. >> hang around before the ribbon cutting we'll be lead in a blessing i always add a people's blessing after he says his sentence i ask you to say a word. >> (inaudible). >> actually america has helped me, too. >> first of all, just i think hall and exhale feel the gratitude thank you may the spirit of peace bless all the residents of broadway-sansome apartments please shout out one word peace. >> peace. >> may the children and
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families and adults living in in this new community be filled with joy. >> joy. >> joy. >> from the rubble of loma prieta to the hope of renewable and great affordable housing let's give it up for hope. >> hope. >> and may the spirit of love embrace all who enter broadway-sansome apartments. >> let's embrace the spirit of love everyone say. >> love. >> and the spirit of peace, joy and hope and love be with us all amen. >> okay. i've named the mayor gets the super scissors we bought it fresh off the weather we want 0 people to stand behind this may not be everybody i have
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a list so norman oh, that's me and reverend ma gray crepe susan and naomi kelly brigitte jackson this is neighborhood week we want to celebrate neighborhood work cd c is part of the organizations we were the first selected in san francisco we their celebrating also on the list alex representatives from david chiu and andrea and gordon chiu come on up and jane kim and aaron all the front row just get up here step up we need to move the table back she want to be in the
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shade move the table back yeah. >> so there's more standing room you you get the new super scissors and get ready we want everyone here. >> where do you see these photographs (laughter) and yeah. captain lazzaro we have space. >> yeah. that's chief suhr. >> a plan. >> oh, john, of course from mta okay. if you think you're a big shot come up whatever there is room in the back in the back okay. are we ready. >> count down. >> 5, 4, 3, 2 1 all right.
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it is done it is finished (clapping) and we've got to thank neighborhood works for the food at the new american cheese restaurant that is coming in they've donated to the families >> welcome to "culturewire." today we are at recology. they are celebrate 20 years of one of the most incredibly unique artist residency
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programs. we are here to learn more from one of the resident artists. welcome to the show, deborah. tell us how this program began 20 years ago. >> the program began 20 years ago. our founder was an environmentalist and an activist and an artist in the 1970's. she started these street sweeping campaigns in the city. she started with kids. they had an exhibition at city hall. city officials heard about her efforts and they invited her to this facility. we thought it would coincide with our efforts to get folks to recycle it is a great educational tool. since then we have had 95 professional artists come through. >> how has the program changed over the years? how has the program -- what can the public has an artist engage
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with? >> for the most part we worked with metal and wood, what you would expect from a program like ours. over the years, we tried to include artists and all types of mediums. conceptual artists, at installation, photographers, videographers. >> that has really expanded the program out. it is becoming so dynamic right now with your vision of interesting artists in gauging here. why would an artist when to come here? >> mainly, access to the materials. we also give them a lot of support. when they start, it is an empty studio. they go out to the public area and -- we call it the big store. they go out shopping take the materials that, and get to work. it is kind of like a reprieve so they can really focus on their body of work. >> when you are talking about
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recology, do you have the only sculpture garden at the top? >> it is based on work that was done many years ago in new york. it is the only kind of structured, artist program. weit is beautiful. a lot of the plants you see were pulled out of the garbage, and we use our compost to transplant them. the pathway is lined with rubble from the earthquake from the freeways we tour about 5000 people a year to our facility, adults and children. we talk about recycling and conservation. they can meet the artists. >> fantastic. let's go meet some of your current artists. here we are with lauren. can you tell us how long have been here so far and what you're
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working on? >> we started our residency on june 1, so we came into the studio then and spent most of the first couple weeks just digging around in the trash. i am continuing my body of work kind of making these hand- embroidered objects from our day-to-day life. >> can you describe some of the things you have been making here? this is amazing. >> i think i started a lot of my work about the qualities of light is in the weight. i have been thinking a lot about things floating through the air. it is also very windy down here. there is a piece of sheet music up there that i have embroidered third. there is a pamphlet about hearing dea -- nearing death. this is a dead rabbit. this is what i am working on now. this is a greeting card that i found, making it embroidered.
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it is for a very special friend. >> while we were looking at this, i glanced down and this is amazing and it is on top of a book it is ridiculous and amazing. >> i am interested in the serendipity of these still life compositions. when he got to the garbage and to see the arrangement of objects that is completely spontaneous. it is probably one of the least thought of compositions. people are getting rid of this stuff. it holds no real value to them, because they're disposing of it. >> we're here in another recology studio with abel. what attracted you to apply for this special program? >> who would not want to come to the dump? but is the first question. for me being in a situation that you're not comfortable in has always been the best. >> what materials were you
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immediately attracted to when you started and so what was available here? >> there are a lot of books. that is one of the thing that hits me the most. books are good for understanding, language, and art in general. also being a graphic designer going straight to the magazines and seeing all this printed material being discarded has also been part of my work. of course, always wood or any kind of plastic form or anything like that. >> job mr. some of the pieces you have made while you have been here. -- taught me through some of the pieces you have made while you have been here. >> the first thing that attracted me to this was the printed surface. it was actually a poster. it was a silk screen watercolor, about 8 feet long. in terms of the flatwork i work with a lot of cloddish. so being able to cut into it come at into it, removed parts it is part of the process of
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negotiating the final form. >> how do you jump from the two dimensional work that you create to the three-dimensional? maybe going back from the 3f to 2d. >> everything is in the process of becoming. things are never said or settled. the sculptures are being made while i am doing the collages and vice versa. it becomes a part of something else. there's always this figuring out of where things belong or where they could parapets something else. at the end goal is to possibly see one of these collage plans be built out and create a structure that reflects back into the flat work. >> thank you so much for allowing "culturewire" to visit this amazing facility and to learn more about the artists in residence program. is there anything you like our viewers to know?
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>> we have art exhibitions every four months, and a win by the public to come out. everybody is welcome to come out. we have food. sometimes we have gains and bands. it is great time. from june to september we accept applications from bay area artists. we encouraged artists from all mediums to apply. we want as many artists from the bay area out here so they can have the same experience. >> how many artists to do your host here? >> 6 artist a year and we receive about 108 applications. very competitive. >> but everyone should be encouraged to apply. thank you again for hosting us. >> thank you for including us in "culturewire." ♪
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>> hello, i am with the san francisco parks department serious we are featuring some wonderful locations in your and very own backyard. this is your chance to find your heart in san francisco with someone special. we are here at the lovely and historic palace of fine arts located in the bustling marina district. originally built for the 1950's exposition, the palace is situated along san francisco's waterfront. it is ada accessible and is reached by the 28, 30 and 91 bus lines. with its rotunda, columns, uncut the reflecting waters
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against the eucalyptus trees, it is one of the most romantic settings for special dates, and memorable proposals. it is also a perfect spot where you can relax with that special someone while listening to the water and fountain in the lagoon. beautiful to view from many locations and inside is an ideal place to walk around with your loved ones. the palace is the most popular wedding location in the city park system. reservations for weddings and other events are available at shakespeares' guard and refers -- has plants referred to in shakespeare's plays and poems. located near the museum and the california academy of sciences,
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shakespeares garden was designed in 1928 by the california spring blossom association. flowers and plants played an important part in shakespeares literary masterpieces. here is an enchanting and tranquil garden tucked away along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. appreciate the beauty of its unique setting. the cherry tree, the brick walkways the enchanting stones, the rustic sundial. chaired the bards'w ro -- share the bard's words. the garden is a gem to share with someone special.
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pack a picnic, find a bench, enjoy the sunshine and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare float you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. shakespeares garden is 88ada accessible. this park is located at the bottom of a hill. it is a secret garden with an infinite and captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, one block from the bottom of lombard street, it makes the top of our list for the most intimate picnic settings. avoid all tourist cars and parking hassles by hopping on the cable car. or the 30, 45, 41, or 91 bus.
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this garden was designed by a the landscape architect thomas church in 19 to -- 1957. grow old with me the best is yet to be is inscribed at this gem of a park. a lush oasis anchored by gazebosanchoreddekcs -- gazebos, anchored by decks. this is the place to tell your family the love you share. reservations are available for this hidden gem. i am jamie hopper. until next time, don't forget to get out and play. for more information about reserving one of these romantic locations, or any other location call 831-5500. this number is best for special
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events weddings picnics, and the county fair building. for any athletic fields and neighborhood parks, 831-5510. you can also write us. 501 san francisco, calif. 94117. or just walk in and say hello. and of course you can find more information and reach us at
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. >> welcome is to the tuesday tuesday, june 16, 2015 just a few house keep items keep your cells on vibrant there are pink sheets fill them out with whatever item and your thank you to expand sfgovtv at the media services for broadcasting in meeting live to the public and all the caring sense of san francisco let's start out with a roll call. >>