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within them. so it's a testament to you all and all the works that gone into this. that we are here today and for us it's an easy job to approve this but thank you all for your work >> thank you. director rahaim >> visit to our knees were the biggest projects to be approving in a very long time have no opposition. they have this great sport so i think that's pretty incredible. if i could besides thanking everyone involved would do a shout out to matt snyder is been involved for years and years and done an incredible- >>[applause] incredible attention to detail on this link obviously many many people in this room have a lot to do is that i want to recognize all the residents were here earlier were not able to say that were here to tell them how much they want to make this happen, they supported this. i would make sure we have a shout out to them as well. they do all. >> commissioner johnson >> director rahaim set up for me but least one commissioner people sitting outside residents come for the park and rec commission try to waited out as we struggle to the last item for hours are long that
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was. they were super friendly. they were super excited to be here. i spoke to a couple of them and i'm sad we were not able to get them on the record here tonight but i want to acknowledge they are here. huge accomplishment >> commissioner moore >> i'd like to give a shout out to the architect who did a stellar plan [inaudible] and going back and forth in the beginning and standing by the project. >> commissioners, there's been a motion seconded to adopt environment so findings in an overriding consideration adopting findings of consistency, a recommendation for approval for general plan amendment, recommendation for approval to the planning code amendment by design standards approval, development agreement recommendation for approval and
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findings adopting shadow finance. on that motion commissioner hillis aye johnson aye koppel aye melgar aye moore aye which is aye the motion passes unanimously 6-0. >>[applause] >> commissioners, that will place us on items 20 a and b for items 2016 conditional use authorization zoning administrator will consider case number 2016-001512 at the same address. please, note on august 4, 2016 after hearing this matter in closing public comment you continue this matter indefinitely. at that
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time, commissioners melgar and koppel you were not seated. commissioner johnson and fong were both absent. my understands commissioner koppel and melgar have not been able to review the previous hearing but commissioner johnson, you have. which will leave us with the quorum of four required for this. commissioners koppel and melgar you're welcome to stay be happy with jews participate in the hearing itself were active on the matter >> we need a motion to recuse both commissioner? can i entertain a motion? >> second. >> think. on a motion to recuse commissioners koppel and vanover hillis aye johnson aye koppel aye melgar aye moore aye richards. thank you that motion passes unanimously 6-0. speed
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is good evening house and bank departments that. the item before you is a conditional use authorization request without the renovation of a two unit building can't allow to demolition and the development of residential units and a density of one unit per every 1500 ft.2 of lot area. the scope of the project has changed since the commission last observed it in august. the project sponsors no longer proposing a merger of the two existing dwelling units and said is proposing to reconstruct the two dwelling units approximately the same location. as it existed and then expand and convert the garage into the new third dwelling units. a variance is required for the additions and conversion of the detached garage into a dwelling units as the garage is a noncomplying structure in the rear yard.
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since the august hearing the planning department has received one letter of support so for a total of 35 letters of support of the project. with that said the department finds the project necessary desirable and compatible with the surrounding neighborhoods as will result in an increase of one dwelling units on the property. the two units we've replaced with units of comparable or larger sizes. the density and massing of the replacement buildings is in keeping with the development pattern of the neighborhood and on the residents being displaced. this includes staff presentation. i'm happy to answer questions at the project sponsor is also here to answer any questions. thank you >> thank you. project sponsor. >> good evening commissioners get my name is richard miller. i am the property owner and project sponsor. i bought the property in the process began
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about 2.5 years ago. i recognize it as vacant and run down an opportunity to create quality housing. i've done this a number of times over the past 10 years or so finding obsolete rundown sometimes vacant properties. modernizing them make them comfortable make them desirable and that's what my intention was with this project as well. as ms.---said we've altered the proposal to rebuild the existing two units, plus, add a third units in the structure that is currently the garage building. we look forward to adding the units good i'm very familiar with the neighborhood. i live just a 10 min. walk away. i spend every
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morning at corona heights park with a group of neighbors who have become friends could i talk to a lot of neighbors. i have not heard any opposition to the project. as a matter of fact one neighbor was here earlier and asked me to present a letter to the commission from him supporting the project. i have been in the city many years. i don't property since 1977, renovated my own homes and other properties in the city, and hope to do that again this time. certainly available for any questions and i want to turn it over to william-of the pelosi [inaudible] >> good evening just want to be real quick. closing law
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group representing the project sponsor and just want to say we have revised the application and with this revision we took the project does meet the standards the criteria for the demolition and city housing policies and freeways. one, were adding a third unit and storing the existing two and journaling the same location at the project doesn't displace any temp. was vacant when purchase is been owner occupied for 40 years prior and the second unit had been as far as we know not rented for at least 10 years. finally it's doing its infill location that's consistent with the neighborhood and in general same massing and adding a third unit. with that i hope you would approve it. i give a little information a letter i
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sent you and i like to turnover to our architect to talk about the design a bit. >> good evening commissioners director rahaim,-we worked about eight years on several projects and i will quickly refresh her memory of this current project. looking down on the lot from above you can see the two buildings existing bottom left. it is the two units residential structure upper right is the garage structure. the blue nine represents the setback line and upper left in the drawing is that rise. [inaudible] as it exists. that's two off street parking spaces that we intend to maintain two off street spaces will be one of them into the two units dwelling which is at the bottom of this diagram. over all, are extensions of the buildings are modest. the front two unit building generally within the setback fall within
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the setback, they windows, light well and filled in this is an existing photo did well it was existing a while ago. looking at the property from a crossroads the garage building bottom left of residential upper right and superimposed on top of that are the expansions to the garage building to mimic the overall language of the existing two unit building. the one parking space will remain in the garage building and one parking space will be moved to the two unit dwelling. this is the garage and its immediate context and the addition of the glowing unit on top same thing with the two unit building on roosevelt and the addition minor additions and rearrangement of t façade
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elements. >> thank you. opening up to public comment. any speakers for this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. >>[gavel] >> commissioner moore >> it's a rather large site because it has to frontages. it almost look at it it's intentional. if the law were subdivided would've one building on 15th i think is the address and the other one would be on was about. given the constraints on the side of the rear yard their hands while the variance i don't use consequential because the building itself holds itself way within that of dividing line of you joining why not 15th should get i think it's a good project. and i'm in full support of its tiered >> i led the charge way back when i think i can either member on this project because of the demolition some
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alteration permits. working on be defining what demolition is so that's really crystal clear. if all the architects come in and talk like that going into departments with members of the planning department trading one set of definitions for both organizations so that it even simpler. i think a valuable lesson learned here is if there's a doubt on what it is ask. i support this. rate cuts of occasion were reducing the parking ratio. it's contextual. it's great. so good job. think good commissioner hillis >> moved to approve width seconds the was on a motion, to approve this matter with conditions from hillis aye johnson aye moore aye richard's aye so moved that motion passes unanimously 4-0. sony administrator, would save >> i will close the variance hearing and [inaudible] >> thank you. commissioners
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that are placed on the item 21 per case number 2015-011529 2525 16th st. this is an office development allocation. >> good evening commissioners kimberly-planning department staff. you have before you a request for an office development authorization and 2525 16th st. located on the southern side of 16th st. between florida and alabama street. within the production and distribution and repair one general zoning district. n/a 68 height and bulk district. authorization for allocation of office space is required pursuant to planning code section 179.1 221 and 322. the project proposes to allow the legal conversion of 43,569
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gross square feet of industrial or pdr used to office. the proposal is utilizing planning code 179.1 which is the legitimization of uses which was a time-limited program offered to property owners who were affected by the user neighborhood zoning control in 2008. the program provided property owners to legalize existing uses that would no longer be allowed such as office but were previously permitted and had been operating without the benefit of a permits. the zoning administrator determine the propose office space of 43,569 screws square feet to be eligible for legalize nation under this program in january of 2016. the project also includes installation of 10 class i and two class to bicycle parking spaces, showers, lockers will be located on the fourth floor. no exterior alterations are proposed in all work will be
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done as tenant improvements. during that the public the department has received approximately for inquiries regarding the proposal. the department recommends approval for the following reasons. the project maintains existing pdr uses within the building. preserves historic resource. complies with applicable planning code requirements. represents an allocation of 4% of the small-cap office currently available for allocation. it also authorizes -sorry - excuse me - the requested authorization will require the least office spaces to continue their economic activity and the project will to generate fees that will benefit the city. and it is consistent with the planning code missionary plan and the general planted that concludes my presentation thank you i am
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available for questions >> thank you very much. project sponsor. >> good evening commissioners rick gladstone rubbers in the building owners. this legitimization program you just heard about was actually a concept from one of the building owners, victor-many years ago when she asked me to get involved in and which was then brought to the commission and the board and unanimously approved as part of the eastern neighborhoods. esther veblen proposes legislation because he learned the planning department would not recognize the validity of many of the alteration permits for office that he and his business partners had obtained starting in the 1950s for conversion of
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the warehouse suite by suite two office. what is being converted is only about a third of the building into thirds of the building will remain what it is today as pdr. as you know, when he received those permits office was allowed as a matter right as was industrial. no longer true today. one example of his concerns was because some building permits and shown you one of them, this is the talk page-but the most important is the back of the page where you see the box commonly signed off by planning -there you go-this box from planning has initials of a planner that i don't know who it is, but the upper boxes approved, but not all permits
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were this clear, my new but this is one of the clear ones that it was approved but the zoning administrator is taken the position that because there was an further language in here indicating it had we been thoroughly looked at, that the zoning administrator chose not to recognize that is about permits and hence because permits like this we have the legitimize it should program for this particular building. anyway my client was concerned about that. he asked me to draft legislation that after much compromise and meeting with the eastern neighborhoods concerned about pdr we worked out a gym i stationed legislation. which is what we have in the code today. of course, this program allows owners who thought they were getting the right permits before the zoning change to allow pdr too now actually have those permits finally at knowledge by the planning
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department and by your commission. like all the legitimize nation buildings this produces a good deal of fees for the city. this particular building as you can see in the overhead produces over 525,000 in fees of which 87,000 crossley goes to transit in that. about 370,000 goes to the job housing linkage feet and about 68,000 goes to the childcare fee. because many of these office uses a been in the neighborhood for decades and because of that he program it's been nice to see that the community has generally not opposed these office which in my stations. to our knowledge no letters of opposition or
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cause the coming just up as up-to-date just several in. it's important to know your client - excuse me - your staff did two conference of site visits this year with photographs and they confirmed there is no planned conversion of any existing pdr in the building to office as a result of this approval. as stated in your staff report the office uses have existed in this building without complaint from either pdr tenants in the building were neighbors. your staff check that with the planning department enforcement division and staff correctly has told you today that it feels the office legitimization program shows no incompatibility with existing pdr tenants or with existing uses including pdr surrounding the building. we agree with the staff report statement that the approval would quote augment
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public service through the payment of the various development and pack fees. as you see your it's about $525,000. i was one point out there's a great need for office space users of the kind that exist in this building today. 7500 ft.2-15,000 ft.2. should the approval not be granted those office tenants there today would have to vacate of course and the good news is when these office tenants may vacate on their own accord it brings back into the market some much needed smaller office space. outside downtown. this kind of space given the configuration and the floor plans attract the kind of office tenants that we don't see downtown. you will not find here insurance companies, law firms, commercial brokers,
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out-of-town corporate office. mainly small business starting out and businesses with the needs for smaller square footage. again the existing office tenants who spaces would be legalized by you tonight are small business who been displaced otherwise and one example and a good example of one of the office tenants that the city would not want to displace from here is called event management. his better known as the calls catering and if any of you been to any of the big events in city all but the one tonight you probably have to dump their being catered by the calls catering known as events management. the office in this building is office space and sample china, sample glassware that the customers take a look at the for they get put into the fancier events and the importance of that location for their office and their display is that their kitchen the pdr
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uses right across the street. of course, convenience. lastly, the site is in a special kind of pdr disappeared this is the only pdr district in the city which is called the special use retail pdr district and it was done to create more retail space on the street. this is important corridor 16th st. which will connect mission bay hospital and the mission and opposed? we value as an important transit line and the idea was encourage more retail in the pdr on the ground floor. we believe that the continuation of often space here will continue to encourage that retail to grow and expand on this special retail corridor pdr. this site has great location for transportation point of view. it's on the
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16th st. bus line. with the city plans an enormous improvement to make transportation between mission bay and the mission much much better. with the strict prop m limits it you have for spaces of 50,000 and greaterthere is prediction in jobs may be concerned therefore jobs under 50,000 represents an important safety valve for the city that can allow job growth to continue notwithstanding the constraints that the large-cap prop m program has. thank you very much. if you have any questions please 11thank you very much mr. gladstone. any commenters on this item from the public? seeing none, public comment is closed. >>[gavel] >> if commissioners can raise
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her hand because were having technical issues. commissioner moore >> from the last time. >> commissioner mar >> commissioner mar >> since his father comes in under the convention and everything is cleared when the department i personally do not have any objections because the program of legitimizing was set up a number of years ago and had particular timelines and for this project has followed all of those oh i would take staff's recommendation to approval with conditions >> second >> if there's nothing further commissioners, there is a motion seconded to approve this matter with conditions. on a motion hillis aye johnson aye koppel aye melgar aye more
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muscat richards got so moved that matches passes 6-0. commissioners that are places under your discretion or review calendars. per item 22 case number 2016-002784 at 301 place to get this is a mandatory discretionary review. >> good evening commissioners. the cost of department staff. this item before you is a mandatory discretionary review request to establish a new medical cannabis dispensary on mcd for short doing business as natural green relief located 301 clay st. suite 597 otherwise known as embargo ctr., #1. project site is located in that she 30 project visited as well as the height and bulk this. subject looking on the south side of clay street
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north side of segments oh between front and battery in the financial district the insidious delivery on. this means only off-site distribution or sale. therefore the city would not be able to the general public at the project site and only employs registered with the department of public health would be at the subject property on a day to day basis. no cannabis plants we cultivated on-site. additionally on-site medication medical cannabis would be permitted-- excuse me - meeting goal spoke in the late rising of consumption medical cannabis edibles would be permitted on. the project is not call for improvements in the existing office phase which measures only 66 ft.2 is a. no parking is required a new exterior improvements are part of this project. the closed hours of operation for the entity are seven days per week from 10 am-10 pm. project sponsor proposes using existing you
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security which is maintained 724-7 days a week of project funds are plans to hire three voice within the first year of operation. the medical cannabis act as approved by the board of supervisors and the mayor 20 but they're part of public health service at the lead agency for permitting and cities. generally the planning departments review is limited to location and physical character. [inaudible] which out consider exercise discretionary review powders with the building sparrow subsection 202 e: one. we receive only one letter to the project but i already passed that out. the department records the commission take discretion review and approve the project for the following region distribution of medical cannabis would be delivery only so no on-site distribution sales. no cannabis plants we cultivated on-site. and the site is well served by public transit in the insidious neighborhood serving that
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complies with all standards and requirements of the planning code in of dances the objectives of the general plan. that concludes my presentation and am available for questions. >> thank you. >> project sponsor. >> hello. my name is-owner of the collective. nonprofit llc as natural green relief and gr. i hold a small office in one of market are on the fifth floor is negligent or so smoking taking or on-site visits. i held a hearing brian invited the neighboring individuals as was the owners. i received nothing but positive remarks. from there i was and granted a letter of authorization from the building manager after sending him my business plan. again as nick mentioned there's on-site security patch and see card key cards given on the ground floor the security guard
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going prior to going all. is also security at the front desk with the secretary. on the couple people visit me by lawyer and my cpa. i collective is very small. only 20 people which were referred to by medical practitioners. nutritionists as well as chiropractors were also part of the collective and friends. the driver are also part of the collective so we are all communing we know each other. anyone entered as somebody new is then pre-much welcome and by the driver of the first transaction of the medicine. because i'm a delivery service i'm able to have my medicine be more affordable kit i don't have the overhead of brick-and-mortar in san francisco. i am able to provide edibles and concentrates more so than flowers. also provide an educational service on strains as forms of ingestion and applications. safety and operation so once the reference comes in - excuse me - was zero
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programs and the patient has been verified after providing a california id doctor's recommendation. since the driver and most likely the new member of the collective are first introduced to another this transaction is done at the convenience of their home. the drivers also quipped with a body camera came in a doctor's recommendation along with a copy of the nonprofit articles california ids federal tax id indolence licensure drivers also have good driving record, car insurance no medication while working. parking in legal research is a drive circuit we also don't have logos on the vehicle as was on their person. once the member of the collectives are introduced to one another no more than an ounce is part of the transaction. which is part of safety requirements. not having more than an ounce obviously would be seen as was
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trafficking so i like it keep it in small doses. so the drivers also of [inaudible] where they learn the safety and educational medicine that ata is provided once they been verified and then additionally is provided by the driver upon arriving to the new member of the collective. drivers are also try professional. carla richardson no hostile piercings good all donations are put back into the business to cover the overhead of the business which includes where fees cpa as well as the rent of the office one additional method will be rolling out is all on payments which also provides us to move away from a cash business and also allows the board of equalization to document properly. my main model is quality not quantity you want to keep this very small in a
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niche group of individual individuals so i can operate safely in a profound manager always be the two questions >> thank you very much. open it up to the public could i have no speaker cards. any of the speakers in support or against this item? >> good evening. my name is crystal gomez. i'm here to support and gr. a little brief history about my cell. i've had multiple surgeries and radiation which causes nerve damage and the rocky. so i've had to use traditional medicine for many years and unfortunately they've not help me at all actually and the side effects have been terrible. so i turned to and gr the last month or so and i have seen vast improvements and no side effects. i also feel that it's
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extremely convenience, the method of them come into my home. i'm actually busy with school and work so it just aches everything a lot easier for me in my very busy life. i feel it's a very safe way. the delivery people of arden always been very hospitable and had no issues with the service so i am just here to give my support and hopefully they can continue to provide services for me and other patients that are looking for alternative medication. thank you >> thank you. any additional speakers on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. >>[gavel] >> commissioner moore >> i would like to ask mr. foster a question. the addition of 66 ft.2 with this application is is i assume a space within existing units? existing suites because the
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embarcadero itself the suites are actually not 66 ft.2. it's a contemporary building where the suites are basically mostly occupied by larger law firms. etc. etc. it's a concert of building is been around since late 60s, 70s good i like to understand the 66 ft.2 because if there's three people working you have to stand upright with 22 ft.2 a purse. that's a little bit unusual. could you explain how that works bequest >> sure. this is an incredibly small spot is a windowless interior office suite that is backing the elevator bank in the essential core of the building. so it's envisioned to be the headquarters for this operation and employees up to three in the first year of operation would come to the office suite. the on deck, as
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discussed with the department of public health, the product actually has to be maintained on-site otherwise is not really actually in ncd but beyond that the employees come and go. his distribution own. the project funds appeals that albeit 66 ft.2 is rather small, that's within their operating needs than we have no size limitation small or large. >> this is clearly unusual size. but this is an unusual floor plan. it's nothing but micro office. it's an unusual floor of the embarcadero market arrow center to start with >> i don't know habitable space for office use. you have to have windows? this 62 6 ft.2 is there a small and am wondering is whether not we've taken it also through those considerations which create workspace as a metric by which
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it's usable for that kind of thing. on all in support of the idea. i know the building is extremely conservative. i want to make sure that the space in self is not just the basement space where people have to be inside without access to light and air. i want the background this is indeed a good workspace. >> i can speak to it the project sponsor view want me to opine a little more >> sure. it is almost a little bigger than a closet. >>[laughing] am able to open a sliding door. then there is a hallway. were obviously there's also neighboring offices as working premise like meeting ended. there is room up to two back-to-back office desks as well as simply my office and the beanbag behind me. that's pretty much it. the reason why i chose that location simply to keep costs low. on the overhead
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works within my budget and it's also a place where i'm able to facilitate and be private as well. since i'm able to take calls in his fund to e-mail. >> any other commissioners? >> moved to approve >> second >> not take er. >> rashly moving to take yard and to oppose condition >> i moved to take er and approved with conditions >> did i hear seconds because seconds. on a motion to take er and approve this matter with conditions hillis got johnson aye koppel aye melgar aye moore aye richards got so moved that passes unanimously 6-0. places us on general the public for which i've no speak regards. >> other any speakers for general public, and? seeing none, the meeting is adjourned. >>[gavel] >>[adjournment]
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>> here we are at the embarcadero. we are standing at one of locations for the street artists. can you tell me about this particular location, the program? >> this location is very significant. this was the very first and only location granted by the board of supervisors for the street artist when the program began in 1972. how does a person become a street artist? there are two major tenants. you must make the work yourself and you must sell the work yourself. a street artist, the license, then submitting the work to a committee of artists.
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this committee actually watches them make the work in front of them so that we can verify that it is all their own work. >> what happened during the holiday to make this an exciting location? >> this would be a magic time of year. you would probably see this place is jammed with street artists. as the no, there is a lottery held at 6 in the morning. that is how sought after the spaces are. you might get as many as 150 street artists to show up for 50 spaces. >> what other areas can a licensed street artist go to? >> they can go to the fisherman's wharf area. they can go in and around union square. we have space is now up in the castro, in fact. >> how many are there? >> we have about 420. >> are they here all year round?
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>> out of the 420, i know 150 to sell all year round. i mean like five-seven days a week. >> are they making their living of of this? >> this is their sole source of income for many. >> how long have you been with this program. how much has it changed? >> i have been with the program since it began 37 and a half years ago but i have seen changes in the trend. fashion comes and goes. >> i think that you can still find plenty of titis perhaps. >> this is because the 60's is retro for a lot of people. i have seen that come back, yes. >> people still think of this city as the birth of that
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movement. great, thank you for talking about the background of the program. i'm excited to go shopping. >> i would like you to meet two street artists. this is linda and jeremy. >> night said to me to print them -- nice to meet you. >> can you talk to me about a variety of products that use cell? >> we have these lovely constructed platters. we make these wonderful powder bowls. they can have a lot of color. >> york also using your license. -- you are also using your
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license. >> this means that i can register with the city. this makes sure that our family participated in making all of these. >> this comes by licensed artists. the person selling it is the person that made it. there is nothing better than the people that made it. >> i would like you to meet michael johnson. he has been in the program for over 8 years. >> nice to me you. what inspired your photography? >> i am inspired everything that i see. the greatest thing about being a photographer is being able to show other people what i see. i have mostly worked in cuba and work that i shot here in san
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francisco. >> what is it about being a street artist that you particularly like? >> i liked it to the first day that i did it. i like talking to mentum people. talking about art or anything that comes to our minds. there is more visibility than i would see in any store front. this would cost us relatively very little. >> i am so happy to meet you. i wish you all of the best. >> you are the wonderful artist that makes these color coding. >> nice to me to. >> i have been a street artist since 1976. >> how did you decide to be a street artist? >> i was working on union square.
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on lunch hours, i would be there visiting the artist. it was interesting, exciting, and i have a creative streak in me. it ranges from t-shirts, jackets, hats. what is the day of the life of a street artist? >> they have their 2536 in the morning. by the end of the day, the last people to pack the vehicle probably get on their own at 7:30 at night. >> nice to me to condemn the -- nice to meet you. >> it was a pleasure to share this with you. i hope that the bay area will descend upon the plaza and go through these arts and crafts and by some holiday gifts.
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>> that would be amazing. thank you so much for the hard work that you do. >> hi. welcome to san francisco. stay safe and exploring how you can stay in your home safely after an earthquake. let's look at common earthquake myths. >> we are here at the urban center on mission street in san francisco. we have 3 guest today. we have david constructional engineer and
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bill harvey. i want to talk about urban myths. what do you think about earthquakes, can you tell if they are coming in advance? >> he's sleeping during those earthquakes? >> have you noticed him take any special? >> no. he sleeps right through them. there is no truth that i'm aware of with harvey that dogs are aware of an impending earthquake. >> you hear the myth all the time. suppose the dog helps you get up, is it going to help you do something >> i hear they are aware of small vibrations. but yes, i read extensively that dogs cannot realize earthquakes. >> today is a spectacular day in san francisco and sometimes people would say this is earthquake weather. is this
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earthquake weather? >> no. not that i have heard of. no such thing. >> there is no such thing. >> we are talking about the weather in a daily or weekly cycle. there is no relationship. i have heard it's hot or cold weather or rain. i'm not sure which is the myth. >> how about time of day? >> yes. it happens when it's least convenient. when it happens people say we were lucky and when they don't. it's terrible timing. it's never a good time for an earthquake. >> but we are going to have one. >> how about the ground swallowing people into the ground? >> like the earth that
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collapsed? it's not like the tv shows. >> the earth does move and it bumps up and you get a ground fracture but it's not something that opens up and sucks you up into haddes. >> it's not going anywhere. we are going to have a lot of damage, but this myth that california is going to the ocean is not real. >> southern california is moving north. it's coming up from the south to the north. >> you would have to invest the million year cycle, not weeks or years. maybe millions of years from now, part of los
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angeles will be in the bay area. >> for better or worse. >> yes. >> this is a tough question. >> those other ones weren't tough. >> this is a really easy challenge. are the smaller ones less stress? >> yes. the amount released in small earthquakes is that they are so small in you need many of those. >> i think would you probably have to have maybe hundreds of magnitude earthquakes of 4.7. >> so small earthquakes are not making our lives better in the future? >> not anyway that you can count on. >> i have heard that buildings in san francisco are on rollers
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and isolated? >> it's not true. it's a conventional foundation like almost all the circumstances buildings in san francisco. >> the trans-america was built way before. it's a pretty conventional foundation design. >> i have heard about this thing called the triangle of life and up you are supposed to go to the edge of your bed to save yourself. is there anything of value to that ? >> yes, if you are in your room. you should drop, cover and hold onto something. if you are in school, same thing, kitchen same thing. if you happen to be in your bed, and you rollover your bed, it's not a bad place to be. >> the reality is when we have a major earthquake the ground
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shaking so pronounced that you are not going to be able to get up and go anywhere. you are pretty much staying where you are when that earthquake hits. you are not going to be able to stand up and run with gravity. >> you want to get under the door frame but you are not moving to great distances. >> where can i buy a richter scale? >> mr. richter is selling it. we are going to put a plug in for cold hardware. they are not available. it's a rather complex. >> in fact we don't even use the richter scale anymore. we use a moment magnitude. the richter scale was early technology. >> probably a myth that i hear most often is my building is just fine in the loma prieta
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earthquake so everything is fine. is that true ? >> loma prieta was different. the ground acceleration here was quite moderate and the duration was moderate. so anyone that believes they survived a big earthquake and their building has been tested is sadly mistaken. >> we are planning for the bigger earthquake closer to san francisco and a fault totally independent. >> much stronger than the loma prieta earthquake. >> so people who were here in '89 they should say 3 times as strong and twice as long and that will give them more of an occasion of the earthquake we
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would have. 10 percent isn't really the threshold of damage. when you triple it you cross that line. it's much more damage in earthquake. >> i want to thank you, harvey, thanks pat for welcome everybo great to have so many people here for the launch of the sf can iron initiative you'll hear from other people momentarily by my first duty to introduce the mayor of the city and county of san francisco the honorable mayor edwin lee that will make a few remarks. >> (clapping.) >> thank you, very much. we are in san francisco.
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>> yeah. >> yeah. >> and today it is another opportunity to announce in my lifetime one of the most exciting things we do and if we could just put our imagination active hearts and minds together and say to ourselves that we can actually cure cancer in san francisco with the partnerships that we have we're going to do that the best we can beginning today. >> (clapping.) >> i've always, always cherished this relationship that our general has with uc san francisco it's research abilities our ability to spoke to our communities for this together to say we can answer the call and the distribution of
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cancer for all our communities i'm here today to join dr hyatt and my good buddy arnold who is been in the community in the east bay for so many years working and all counties and he and all the doctors truly understand with barbara garcia and on her behalf to really forge f this partner in on old way and to say to all of our communities that if we do the right things we can actually cure this cancer that's why sf can is a very positive phrase this is one i really am happy to announce to be a part of years from now just like we've done
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with aids we're seeing the future the ability to stop new diseases ability to screen earlier particularly for our disadvantaged community members if we can get them in prescreening earlier to identify earlier that is half if not three quarters of southern california of the can do if this effort so i i sound enthusiastic i truly believe that science and doctors and communities efforts focused in the right way together put together we create in my opinion a bigger heart for san francisco the minds is the research but when we put it together the big heart of san francisco that will win out i want to say congratulations to this incredible start
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i know at the heart of that as well is the kickoff with a fantastic donation of someone who says we'll make a big effort here i know we're excited about it because quite frankly that's how things get started and navigation centers started with a big few moments ago from someone that's how big doomthsz come through and maybe san francisco general or zuckerberg san francisco general hospital or usf that has a bev i didn't have donors to be part of this and sf can attache case 5 historically problem death can you see cancers and then having people from the community identify and getting early care and attention and screening and predictions and people in to
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take care of this early many of the members of the community has not had the opportunity to be invited early to have this discussion early and by the way, we'll do that dooebs so congratulations, everyone and with that, i think we will have public health coming. >> (clapping.) >> thank you very much for those inspirational words we're here because cancer is a problem worldwide and in our city that is the number one cause of death in san francisco it outweighs everything else but people are astonished we know how to prevent half of cancer but not how to implement we need of a to figure out and that's why this program is so exciting we cannot just figure it out as
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researchers and can't figure out as public health organizations or community we need to do this together it is very important that everyone understands this is a troy pinching a city that is the department of health it is the communities and the people of san francisco and it is usf providing the research felt facilities and the backbone of sf asking can coming together at an incredibly diverse way that's why san francisco is the right place to do this is the center of innovation when you come up with a new ideas people don't tell you to go away they embrace new ideas and have is a strong sense of social justice in doing what's right putting that together i can't think of
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that better place in the world to do this san francisco is a lightning laboratory we figured out things how to help people improve their own heartache in terms of cancer and teach others and good around the bay area and california it is for us to take up this challenge he know in the past we're incredibly proud of really san francisco playground in the aids crisis i building we can play a similar roll in cancer and making that huge impact i need to thank all the partners organization and now i'll put on my glasses to read the list of the partners the city and county of san francisco, san francisco department of health san francisco consortium the eastern cancer society and the medical society and northern
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california hospital council kaiser permanente and sf health and chinese hospital and the projects and lastly ucsf this is trying to bring as many people pot center this is to be routine by the planning commission, and may be acted upon by a single roll call vote executive list we'll partner with anyone where we think this is value who think they can benefit and contribute to sf can having said that, i know move on to introduce tom of the san francisco that department of health. >> thank you. >> (clapping.) >> good morning how are you doing one thing to recognize all of us are personally touched by cancer every single one of us
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my sister died of breast cancer when she was only 48 years old she had an uncommon - form of cancer that is more prevalence in latino woman and what is the diagnosed it is very aggressive and tends to effect latino women my mom died of lung cancer her on exposure was second-hand smoke okay. so for me this is very personal while we may not have been able to save may sissy know we could have prevents the lung cancer my mom had this is very important i've been with
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the health department since 1988 i was here at the peek of the hiv epidemic we want to commend ucsf at ucsf came together with the city and we worked with the city and we impacted the whole world okay and that's what i see ♪ initiative it that not just phone call focusing on doing research that adds to the general knowledge felt world but using san francisco as a laboratory to really fourth how to do this right this is a win-win san francisco wins the world wins we've produce amazing research that will be helpful the way we are addressing those complex problems no off the shelf solution none of us
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individually or as agencies have the specific answer to pull off the shelf we have to come together to put our best minds and experiment and the rat problem southern california how to do this together people bring to the table things they aspire to do when we align our efforts and communicate and coordinate we can really make a big difference this is what we call collective impact i believe for us this is a future avenue public health department but i think that is the future how we get things done a lot of health ordinances have social deternlts we say to work together and so i have a huge amount of gratitude with ucsf i get all my clinic training and born and raised in
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san francisco i'm proud that ucsf is doing this and we know they'll take a holistic approach with that, we want to introduce dr robert hostility who's the chair of the epidemiology will continue the conversation thank you >> thank you on exciting moment for me i'm a physician and taken care of of physicians most of my life and an epidemiologist and concerned about the population that led me working with allen and others which is other people have said really a unique initiative in the acceptance that that is bringing together all aspects of health interested parties in san francisco to do
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something that is really hard and complex and only done if we have a collective impact on the process cancer is the number one killer in san francisco as allen said by car more important as a public health medical on or about than other problems might maybe 13 hundred san franciscans die every year from some sort of cancer and 4 thousand plus new cases every year so in one sense it is is manageable number and a big number we shouldn't have a tolerant in a city with the kind of resources and expertise and willingness to work together and willingness to build something with a collective impact this is something where we are starting with cancers which
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effect the most people in the city their may not be one and 40 types of cancers but a small amount of cancer 50 percent of the dedicates overall we know how to prevent them and what to do there are individual efforts across the city and across the country to do that the most effective thing is patrolling tobacco use excellent expertise here to further our work with tobacco control for many other types of cancer we have expertise in the city for many teaches screening early detention for colin and breast cancer and prostate skrg secretary of interior and expertise in programs to detect and do something that hip it's
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and sustain our efforts over time we can make a huge impact sustaining the efforts over time this is it is a research project this is not something funded currently or anticipated to be funded by the national institute over a 3 or 5 year period and then over we intend for this to be sustained for 10, 15, 20 years to really see an impact over the period of time we need to have everyone's participation that's the idea of collective impact so not just ucsf or the department of health it is all the hospitals and the clinics and the community groups that all have an interest ♪ tomas has given a personal perspective that is important to remember if we look at it the community
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it is one of the biggest problems it should effect us personally the things we're focused on we see the slut numbers and reducing disparities tailor difference across the city and across the country with the groups and social groups and lgbt community members and geographic areas we have the data that allows us to describe cancer in san francisco very accurately in terms of numbers and disparities and trends, social status >> economic so those are the measures we want to impact over time and we have turn off all electronic devices. focused on every single one of those areas but many members in the audience currently working on this to focus what la be the steps to take to see progress down the line to join the
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collective efforts something we're esteeming excited people will heart of that effort and i'm just looking forward to next steps and really making a difference one of the key partners in this effort are community members and i'd like next to introduce arnold perkins a close friend of the current charger of our community advisory board and psa and arnold say a couple of words. >> (clapping.) >> mayor ed lee thank you for your partnership with the city ♪ effort it is good seeing you this is an important effort to be on the ground floor and sometimes getting in on the
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ground floor you have to have someone from the outside and say something is not right and allen came in if england and observed that cancer is not attacked as it should be within the community ambassador more importantly in the community that underserved so we talk about health it is equity that creates disparity and people have not been treated in an equitable fashion especially people of color within the last to be diagnosed and the first to die and this effort is an important effort to stop that one one-size-fits-all does not fit all this focuses on the cultural aspects of those communities and addresses where people sit and stand
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that is exciting we're building something new allen said be bold those words stuck with me my father used to say more said than is done i want to make sure with we do not just say this kickoff effort is a great feeling but a better feeling in time which i see the results of us serving the community that is underserved that year i've had - >> (clapping.) >> - 9 friends who have passed its from cancer 9 since thanksgiving and to me that is an outrage epidemic we have to stop and giving me to rest with all of us coming together we operate like this nothing will happen but to bring it together collectively we can do this and
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just like i've observed historically aids we've dealt with and controlled and people are obgyn with that we do the same thing with cancer but a commitment from all if we're committed to do this we can make and difference i invite and ask you all on behalf of my colleagues and the communities advisory board to pitch in to step in to put pettyness aside and take on the challenge and make a difference because every life counts thank you. >> (clapping.) >> thank you arnold for the wonderful words and did we have to do this together and 24 shouldn't be about talk but action don't judge us by what we did to set this up but judge us in 5 or
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10 years thank you to everybody that contributes again getting this thing going and for attending there are excellent refresh times and look forward to chatting with you all thanks very all right. on 5, 5, 4, 3
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2, 1 you innovation on or was on over 200 years they went through extensive innovations to the existing green new metal gates were installed our the perimeter 9 project is funded inform there are no 9 community opportunity and our capital improvement plan to the 2008 clean and safe neighborhood it allows the residents and park advocates like san franciscans to make the matching of the few minutes through the philanthropic dungeons and finished and finally able to pull on play on
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the number one green a celebration on october 7, 1901, a skoovlt for the st. anthony's formed a club and john then the superintendent the golden gate park laid out the bowling green are here sharing meditates a permanent green now and then was opened in 1902 during the course the 1906 san francisco earthquake that citywide much the city the greens were left that with an ellen surface and not readers necessarily 1911 it had the blowing e bowling that was formed in 1912 the parks commission paid laying down down green number 2 the san francisco lawn club was the first opened
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in the united states and the oldest on the west their registered as san francisco lark one 101 and ti it is not all fierce competition food and good ole friend of mine drive it members les lecturely challenge the stories some may be true some not memories of past winners is reversed presbyterian on the wall of champions. >> make sure you see the one in to the corner that's me and. >> no? not bingo or scrabble but the pare of today's competition two doreen and christen and beginninger against robert and others easing our opponents for the stair down is a pregame strategy
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even in lawn bowling. >> play ball. >> yes. >> almost. >> (clapping). >> the size of tennis ball the object of the game our control to so when the players on both sides are bold at any rate the complete ends you do do scoring it is you'll get within point lead for this bonus first of all, a jack can be moved and a or picked up to some other point or move the jack with i have a
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goal behind the just a second a lot of elements to the game. >> we're about a yard long. >> aim a were not player i'll play any weighed see on the inside in the goal is a minimum the latter side will make that arc in i'm right-hand side i play my for hand and to my left if i wanted to acre my respect i extend so it is arced to the right have to be able to pray both hands. >> (clapping.) who one. >> nice try and hi, i'm been play lawn bowling affair 10 years after he retired i needed something to do so i picked up this paper and in this paper i see in there play lawn bowling in san francisco
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golden gate park ever since then i've been trying to bowl i enjoy bowling a very good support and good experience most of you have of of all love the people's and have a lot of have a lot of few minutes in mr. mayor the san francisco play lawn bowling is in golden gate park we're sharing meadow for more information about the club including free lessons log
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yeah. >> city and county of san francisco. >> (clapping.) >> good morning fellow san franciscans thank you for coming to our asian pacific islanders this morning you know i've felt this past week with all of the thousand of young people that have come to
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city hall and marched in their way coming out of school with all the families and adults who marched to tie in how city streets expressing their frustration their anger, and more importantly their fear of what will happen and it caused me to think a lot about who we are as a city and we want to thank every single one of our elected and appointed officials stand behind me along with the gay men's chorus to have a session of unity with all of you that care death penalty about our city of san francisco and about state of california and our country we will always be san francisco. >> yeah. >> (clapping.) >> the san francisco that draw
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me and drew you to come here to work here, to live here and on many occasions to sacrifice in order to have a more diverse life and so i thought that was a net for me as well as all of you to think through what we should do as a city and i thought really one thing we've got to come together and got to stand as one one great city. >> yeah. >> (clapping.) >> and we know that there is a lot of people who are angry and frustrated and fearful your city has not been about that we've been and always have about a
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city of refuge a city of sanctuary a city of love that's what made us stronger. >> yeah. >> (clapping.) >> i had a chance to speak with my daughters i know many of you have spoken with our children as well i think that we must see a stronger city as a result of this challenge i know that in order to be a stronger city we have got to not only come together we've not only talked the talked we have to deliver on all the promises and today, we recess instruct and reassure a basic promise that to this city we promise to be a city that is always welcome no walls in our
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city; right? >> yeah. >> (clapping.) >> as a united city we're able to help those that there think outside the box discouraged that have been hurt and victims we'll help our muslim brothers and sisters in the city. >> yeah. >> (clapping.) >> as. >> one city we stand united and help to protect all our immigrant families in this city. >> yeah. >> (clapping.) >> as a city united as one we will also protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgenders and queer families in our city. >> yeah. >> (clapping.) >> as one city we will fight dremgsz like it's not been
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figure out before in our city. >> yeah. >> (clapping.) >> because our city is not just for us we have to speak to the next generation who are scared who are fearful of what will happen when there's a change and by the way, if we lose the friend in the white house we've had a friend of mine in the white house we'll finds other friends that's what we do in san francisco. >> (clapping.) >> so the message for me is very simple let's come together and stand together an unity as one great city for so many people let's renew the promises to each other this will be a stronger city it cares for each other that helps the poor, survive and have a decent leave that makes sure that we talk
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with each other and let's do the work that we always been used to breaking the barriers of shrines, bringing the people together and engaging the residents and neighbors to understand what that means and doing the kinds of things as a city before the budget work support so for the communities and fighting against discrimination or building more affordable housing or being a beacon to the rest of the cities and the country that we're still a city without walls, wall discrimination and an example to the rest of the country what true freedom see. >> (clapping.) >> i've been very, very proud of all of you who make that city so
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difference and so strong from the diversity and this city is a great beacon for everything else and we will not let deverifiesness come into our city we have to be alert and open with our dialogue and roll up our sleeves and do the hard work to bring the city together i'm overwhelmed by not only those of you who care about the city but your values not have our values finished we'll work together and stand as with an city we will stand in unity it and make sure we're dock all the things that make that city strong thank you very much for coming together today.
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>> (clapping.) >> buenas dias are buenare bueb >> (speaking foreign language.) >> (clapping.) >> >> (clapping.)
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language.) >> (clapping.) >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome board of supervisors supervisor president london breed. >> (clapping.) >> good morning san franciscans i know your hearts are heavy today it is been almost a week and we have seen all over the country the sadness, the frustration over this election and what i want to say to you today standing behind me are your elected leaders of who have fought on different sides we stand here today united in so
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many things that san francisco represents, today, we stand united to doing everything we can to protect san francisco as a sanctuary city >> (clapping.) >> yeah. >> today, today we stand unity the place where universal health care took flight from all over the country we stand united to protect all citizens we stand united to make sure that discrimination is eradicated not only in san francisco but across the country we will continue to fight against discrimination. >> (clapping.) >> we will continue to fight for equal protection under the law we want to make sure that all
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lives matter african-americans in this city deserve a voice i've been that voice phenomenon is board of supervisors we will continue to work with the san francisco police department, to build bridges and build trust we have so much work to do we will continue to be the voice for the list and doing everything we can to make sure that san francisco values remain at the forefront of decided we make on behalf of the citizens of this city. >> (clapping.) >> and let me say let me say it wouldn't won't be easy those fights over the last couple of years have never been easy by the anything as a native san franciscan if this city has taught me nothing emotional it
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taught me a a san franciscan we're resilient and stand strong brown been through so much in the city and here today, we stand proud we stand ujtd recondominium to denmark to make sure we do not let san francisco values go to the wayside. >> (clapping.) >> so my friends we got work to do we got work to do and can't do this alone every single you are going to placing play an important part to make sure we doing everything we can to protect our city and continue to do what we can to make sure that we in san francisco set the example for the rest of the country of what
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it means to be a difference and inclusive a great city that protects all of itself citizens didn't leave anyone behind that stands behind and reinforces our commitment to our values we have work to do we're san francisco we have to remember that we are resilient and we together will get through this and be a better city for it thank you very much for thank you for being here. today. >> (clapping.) >> offender saturday night i received an e-mail from the mayor's office asking in the san francisco gay man's chorus will perform that is saturday night this is monday morning that was a trek he asked if we will perform we
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thought most of you if not all of you heard us when we've been here had a arc extra and cho's sentencing san francisco but we're going got to sing that today it didn't feel right your holding signs saying we stand as one right now we'll sing as one i'm sure you think i only i know sing in the shower this is worlds biggest shower you'll sound beautiful we have two short songs we want you to sing a round we were taught many of us as children and it says give us peace give us peace the men's chorus will sing it and teach it
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to you you /* /- how many of by a show of hands remember that how many are willing to learn it good we sing together >> (speaking foreign language.) >> (singing). >> and you can i know if as we sing the round (singin
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(singing). >> you're not singing. >> how can we be a sanctuary it city if you're not willing to make this our own sanctuary i wasn't looking we're the elected oh, i'll turn around and continue (singing) one more time. >> (singing). >> it was almost exactly 38
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years ago that something remarkable happened in the city because of this city's openness the san francisco gay means chorus was the first openingly gay chorus in the world that's true. >> (clapping.) >> 38 years ago this month the chorus had the first performance on those steps the night of the vigil for mayor moscone and harvey milk activists holly wrote is a song on a napkin and came and taught it to the chorus and the thousand who gathered so 38 years later wear here with the same dread and same fear i'd like us to invite you to sing
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the song that holly wrote 38 years we're an gentle, anger people. >> we are a gentle anger people we are sentencing, singing for our lives we are gentle anger people and we are singing, singing for our lives. >> black and white together and we are are together and we are sing, sing for our lives we are black and white together
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and we are singing, singing for our lives gay and straight. >> we are a gay and straight together and we are singing, singing for our lives we are a gay and straight together and we are singing, singing for our lives. >> there are so many versus you can make up in your own mind those were sunk 38 years we'll close but not angry wear gentle loving people. >> we have a gentle loving
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people and we are singing, singing for our lives we are a yenl loving people and we are singing, singing for our lives >> (clapping.) >> thank you very much for being here let's get to work and make the city stronger. >> yeah. >> (clapping.) >>
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