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people that depend on this urban live. what the dea is using is playgrounds and children to attack these dispensaries. it is absolutely totally ridiculous. the principal said that in three years, he has had no problem, but they would not listen to him. they closed the market street co-op which has been in operation for god knows how long because they build a playground on octavia boulevard. those children would have to be able to walk through walls to get to the market street suspensory. most of the people that say, the children, they are seeing it with a cigarette in one hand and a cocktail and the other hand.
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the pharmacy was to get a hold of this, they don't want us to use the natural urge to heal. the want to make the dough out of the bill will affect our liver and you will see a class- action suit on daytime sheehy because people have died from what ever. i know a lot of people on it makes us sick. i don't understand all this, please help us. >> i want you guys to support access of love end access of marijuana. >> good evening, board of supervisors. i am a patient advocate, and i
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do mean that i have a health issue myself. not just me, but everybody else in the community. it is hard for us to get our medicine. we're trying to make sure we can live for ever instead of wasting our dreams down the drain. please help us do this, and all of the people around here that have the health issue need that medicine. >> i am here to represent the thousands of patients, i'd just feel that we should have the right to alternative medicine other than harmful such the tropics. -- psychotropics. >> i am also vice chair of the
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patient advocacy. i need the medicine because it helps me with knowledge of what i take my age of the medication. >> high made tenderloin the activists, and diane alexian's activists. today, we recognized and honored a woman working for the collaborative that i have been working with a long time. the very first program manager many years ago, i was at a low point and he encouraged by activism. he suggested that some day i'd participate in the reform of what was being called instant run off voting. i was just speaking generally
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about elections, there is no perfect election system. if you think about it, the thing to focus on, the decision making is the ultimate pain. turnout is one component of that. right now, and the republican party, we have a lot of people complaining that republicans are doing things actively designed to suppress the vote. i don't see how democrats can complain about voter suppression when the democratic party isn't even have aing a primary for the democratic candidate. primaries don't weaken candidates, they make them stronger. >> members of the board of supervisors, member of san francisco open government.
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i was very tempted not to come here, take a day off and relax. but something came of that really precluded that. one of my favorite authors wrote the following. politics is the art of appearing candid and completely open while concealing as much as possible. not too long ago, the sunshine ordnance taskforce found several members of this board has in violation of the sunshine ordinance. i had hoped that they would take that in the spirit that was meant, have open discussions, and looked at it in an objective and fair light. i would like this to remain on the screen for the next 30 seconds. this is what we get. a survey that is badly written.
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i was on the staff of the pacific fleet that is in charge of all of the military forces in the pacific and i used to give surveys. this survey is designed to get a specific answer to raise questions of the cost of sunshine to attack the members of the sunshine ordinance taskforce, and most of all, to discourage members of the public that want to use the open government laws to make the government open and at least somewhat responsive to the citizens. i think it is an embarrassment, and i said this to the ethics commission that the civil grand jury has noted that they did not enforce the sunshine roles ever in eight years. you have never given if he support it deserves. they disparage those members --
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>> if there are members of the public that wish to speak in general comment, stepped up now. >> and jesus said, nevertheless, i tell you the truth. it is expedient for you that i go way. i will send them unto you. and when he has come, he will approve the world of said and righteousness. you see me no more. the lord jesus christ said that the greatest sin than there ever was was not murder, but not
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believe in on him. if timothy mcveigh -- i plan on giving de that alex jones cells, to you. as providence would have it, i met an evangelistic today what i preached at the cable car turnaround and i thought i should give it to him. it is very powerful, and i think about the awful fact that five officers have come forward and testify. the fbi threatened their lives that they be killed. and the greatest sin that timothy mcveigh did was not murder, it was not believing in jesus. 30 seconds. really, i wish i had two hours. i think about every one that died in oklahoma city and everybody that died at the world trade center, and according to
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jesus, he said that if they didn't die reconciled to him, and they lost, they perished. it is a no-brainer that mcveigh is in hell or going to hell. >> next speaker. >> to the staff and the mayor, i was born and raised in san francisco, california. san francisco general hospital is my first home, and it was my second. i have a single african-american with six kids, nine grandkids in 20 years in the military. and i have been a victim of
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domestic violence. i was elected to the veterans committee of the task force for the medical marijuana and canada's club. cold case files came to my house, but i will ask on the district level and the mayor's level, as far as me being a citizen of san francisco, my father was a veteran. as a veteran that really defended the city, the country, what can you guys really do for us as we put you in your office? as far as the medical and i am troubled-diagnosed, also. but i was an ordained minister
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and at the age of 15. can you guys please help us to train and cherished our kids. i started smoking marijuana at 5:00 -- 5. the education, the schools, to do things right here. for the veterans, really. not a $5,000 place to go. >> thank-you very much. think you very much. are there any other members of the public that wish to speak in general public comment? can you please read the adoption calendar? >> items 21 through 24 are being considered for immediate and
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unanimous adoption. these items will be acted upon by a single roll call vote. the item will be pulled and considered separately. >> item 24. >> on the balance of the calendar, can you please call the roll? [roll call] there are nine ayes. >> item 24. >> resolution authorizing the planning department to apply for funding for the urban forestry
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plant program entitled, and urban forest for every city. >> hall there are some technical amendments that have been distributed, inserting the word and excel and expand on lines one and four, changing san francisco planning department to city and county of san francisco. i would move those technical amendments. >> seconded by the supervisor campos. without objection, that shall be the case. and on the underlying resolution as amended, same house, same call? can you please read the in- memoriams? >> today's meeting will be adjourned in memory of the following individuals at the suggestion of president chiu and supervisor mar. miss may mui, suggesting and the
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clothes in memorial mis ofs diane perez. that concludes our business for the day. >> happy valentine's day, we are adjourned. >> hello. you're watching the show that explores san francisco's love
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affair with food. there are at least 18 farmers markets in san francisco alone, providing fresh and affordable to year-round. this is a great resource that does not break the bank. to show just how easy it can be to do just that, we have come up with something called the farmers' market challenge. we find someone who loves to cook, give them $20, and challenge them to create a delicious meal from ingredients found right here in the farmer's market. who did we find for today's challenge?
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>> today with regard to made a pot greater thanchapino. >> you only have $20 to spend. >> i know peter it is going to be tough, but i think i can do it. it is a san francisco classic. we are celebrating bay area food. we have nice beautiful plum tomatoes here. we have some beautiful fresh fish here. it will come together beautifully. >> many to cut out all this talk, and let's go shop. yeah. ♪ >> what makes your dish unique? >> i like it spicy and smoky. i will take fresh italian tomatoes and the fresh seafood, and will bring them to other with some nice spoked paprika and some nice smoked jalapeno peppers. i am going to stew them up and
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get a nice savory, smoky, fishy, tomatoy, spicy broth. >> bring it on. how are you feeling? >> i feel good. i spent the $20 and have a few pennies less. i am going to go home and cook. i will text message u.n. is done. >> excellent and really looking forward to it. >> today we're going to make the san francisco classic dish invented by italian and portuguese fishermen. it'll be like a nice spaghetti sauce. then we will put in the fish soup. the last thing is the dungeon as crab, let it all blend together. it will be delicious. when i could, i will try to make healthy meals with fresh ingredients, whatever is in season and local. those juicy, fresh tomatoes will take about an hour to cook down
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into a nice sauce. this is a good time to make our fish stock. we will take a step that seems like trash and boil it up in water and make a delicious and they speed up my parents were great clerics, and we had wonderful food. family dinners are very important. any chance you can sit down together and have a meal together, it is great communal atmosphere. one of the things i like the most is the opportunity to be creative. hello. anybody with sets their mind to it can cut. always nice to start chopping some vegetables and x and the delicious. all this double in view is this broth with great flavor. but your heart into it. make something that you, family, and friends will really enjoy. >> i am here with a manager at the heart of the city farmer's market in san francisco. thank you for joining us. tell us a little bit about the organization. >> we're 30 years old now. we started with 14 farmers, and
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it has grown out to over 80. >> what is the mission of the organization? >> this area has no grocery store spiller it is all mom-and- pop stores. we have this because it is needed. we knew it was needed. and the plaza needed somebody. it was empty. beautiful with city hall in the background. >> thank you for speaking with us. are you on the web? >> yes, hocfarmersmarket.org. >> check them out. thank you. >> welcome. the dish is ready. >> it looks and smells amazing. >> thank you. it was not easy to meet the $20 budget. i checked everybody out and found some great produce. really lovely seafood. i think that you are going to love it. >> do not be shy. cyou know this can run you
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$35 to $45 for a bowl, so it is great you did this for $20. >> this will feed four to six people. >> not if you invite me over for dinner. i am ready to dig in. >> i hope you'll love it. >> mmm. >> what do you think? >> i think i am going to need more. perhaps you can have all you want. >> i am produce the that you have crushed this farmer's market challenge by a landslide. the first, we're going to have to tally of your shopping list and see what you actually spend that the farmer's market. >> and go for it. >> incredible. you have shown us how to make super healthy, refresh chapino
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from the farmers market on the budget, that for the whole family. that is outstanding. >> thank you peter i am glad that you like it. i think anybody can do it. >> if you like the recipe for this dish, you can e-mail us at sfgtv@sfgov.org or reach out to us on facebook or twitter and we >> feel like it really is a community. they are not the same thing, but it really does feel like there's that kind of a five. everybody is there to enjoy a literary reading. >> the best lit in san francisco. friendly, free, and you might get fed. ♪ [applause] >> this san francisco ryther
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created the radar reading series in 2003. she was inspired when she first moved to this city in the early 1990's and discover the wild west atmosphere of open mi it's ic in the mission. >> although there were these open mics every night of the week, they were super macho. people writing poems about being jerks. beatty their chest onstage. >> she was energized by the scene and proved up with other girls who wanted their voices to be heard. touring the country and sharing gen-x 7 as a. her mainstream reputation grew with her novel. theses san francisco public
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library took notice and asked her if she would begin carrying a monthly reading series based on her community. >> a lot of the raiders that i work with our like underground writers. they're just coming at publishing and at being a writer from this underground way. coming in to the library is awesome. very good for the library to show this writing community that they are welcome. at first, people were like, you want me to read at the library, really? things like that. >> as a documentary, there are interviews -- [inaudible] >> radar readings are focused on clear culture. strayed all others might write about gay authors.
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gay authors might write about universal experiences. the host creates a welcoming environment for everybody. there is no cultural barrier to entry. >> the demographic of people who come will match the demographic of the reader. it is very simple. if we want more people of color, you book more people of color. you want more women, your book more women. kind of like that. it gets mixed up a little bit. in general, we kind of have a core group of people who come every month. their ages and very. we definitely have some folks who are straight. >> the loyal audience has allowed michelle to take more chances with the monthly lineup. established authors bring in an
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older audience. younker authors bring in their friends from the community who might be bringing in an older author. >> raider has provided a stage for more than 400 writers. it ranges from fiction to academics stories to academic stories this service the underground of queer fell, history, or culture. >> and there are so many different literary circles in san francisco. i have been programming this reading series for nine years. and i still have a huge list on my computer of people i need to carry into this. >> the supportive audience has allowed michele to try new experiment this year, the radar book club. a deep explorationer of a single work. after the talk, she bounces on stage to jump-start the q&a.
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less charlie rose and more carson daly. >> san francisco is consistently ranked as one of the most literate cities in the united states. multiple reading events are happening every night of the year, competing against a big names like city arts and lectures. radar was voted the winner of these san francisco contest. after two decades of working for free, michelle is able to make radar her full-time job. >> i am a right to myself, but i feel like my work in this world is eagerly to bring writers together and to produce literary events. if i was only doing my own work, i would not be happy. it is, like throwing a party or a dinner party. i can match that person with that person.
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it is really fun for me. it is nerve wracking during the actual readings. i hope everyone is good. i hope the audience likes them. i hope everybody shows up. but everything works out. at the end of the reading, everyone is happy. ♪ knows >> the executive director for saint anthony foundation, honored to welcome all of you to
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this hope-filled and ossetia's differ the foundation. for those of you may have been down in the dining room, today is a special day for all of us, especially our guests. in october of 1950, father alfred bodeker, a pastor just up the street, open the doors of saint and the 's dining room. he saw it as a growing need on the sidewalks outside the church. everyday folks were lining up, searching for food. he felt that handing out a sandwich at the back door was not a dignified way to assess people, and it did not help to address some of the core problems that those folks were facing. so he was able to acquire at the corner of golden gate and jones, an old on a body repair shop, and he converted it into a dining room. from the start, he wanted it called a dining room. and everyone that came to the doors for a meal was to be
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called a guest. all of the volunteers, all of our staff throughout the last 61 years and knows that we greet everybody who comes through the doors like we would greet somebody coming into our home, with that same hospitality, that unconditional welcoming. so that not only are they getting a fine meal, but they're being reminded that their dignity is in tact. and that we're there to stand with them through whatever hardships they are facing to start a new day. on that first day, father alfred thought he would serve about 150 meals. but 400 showed up to eat. they managed to have enough food for everyone. the dining room also became known as the miracle on jones street, because somehow there were always able to feed everybody who came. here we are today, everyone, 2012, 61 years later, 38 million meals later, and we are, today, serving our last meal in our

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