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while making sure our economic success reaches all our citizens. we talked about how to adjust common challenges like housing and education and jobs and affordability. so we want to encourage partnerships within businesses and san francisco and france. but perhaps the greatest ties go beyond the government and businesses those are the bonds of family. since the earliest days of san francisco when we were known as yerba buena french men, women, and children left their homes and their ancestors and came here for tuesday night. our city is proud we've been a long term home for many french
and frenchmen's. the gold brought in a lot of migration here in the horrifies of france. the french built the fair mount hotel and organized our first fire companies. they built the first railroad in san francisco a steam line to admission delores. french citizens were amongst the first to form the banking institution in our city and there are french associates in our city social and religiously and patriotic and philosophical tropic and can trace their beginnings to our city.
we've embraced this as cultural and trade for censures and tourism. the most visible influence of fravrns france what can be found in our monument to the city beautiful. it's a movement that was designed by the architect arthur brown who was trained in paris and our city hall was designed. some might say that still isn't france greatest influence in san francisco but might be the legacy of french bakers who brought flour do you get during the california gold rush, you know, do you get is a culinary
traditions and the most important french companies were founded by french immigrants who recipe shill lives on today, it's the oldest continuing running company. so mr. president, i hope you'll see how much we san franciscans value our french county to our character and the quality of our city. you have a standing invitation to visit whatever you want and our doors will be open to you. it's with great honor i hereby present to you the key to the city of san francisco
>> (speaking foreign language.) >> mr. shooults wants to thank you and pay transcribe to the work he did he's a wonderful man and did steering wheel work and would like to pay transcribe to the work he did over the years. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> in the discussions we had with the ministers of the government he said we need to
trust youth but i'd rally we need to trust wisdom. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> (clapping) thoogz france was awarded the keys to the city of san francisco. i want to thank you warming for the honor you bestowed upon me and the copy of the key i hope that works as well as the first copy of the key >> (speaking foreign language.) >>
that's why 60 thousand french men and women have chosen to supplement down u adopt in san francisc bay. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> san francisco, california this is the place where tomorrow's world is being invented ate a revolution that started here with the new technology and this revolution will have an impact no doubt on the rest of the world.
>> (speaking foreign language.) >> it is here that in the area of health, energy and new technologies new products are developed and new medicines are intensity and a on what grounds are found and those will change radly the people of the united states but also have people all over the world. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> and this is precisely we're so proud that more than 3 hundred french companies have chosen to settle down in san
francisco. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> and we'll also particularly proud that a third of american investments in france come from this area. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> we have a historic ties that is true the french have attributed to the creation of city and other french folks create vineyard in this area and now more french meanwhile will
settle down here for conversation in the district speeding i hope you'll forgive us for thinking why so many french people want to come and live here is because they think they're in france (laughter) >> (speaking foreign language.) >> we've got strong cultural diaz ties between paris and san francisco there's a fruitful
cooperation that as beautiful infections on expression itching and we've got close ties in the fields of cinema but cult is high on the agenda. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> we always have cultural corporation guess the berkley is one example and we are intent on enhancing this corporation from students on both sides of the
to make the world a better place. california and france a match made in haeveng heaven in history and in future (clapping.) again mr. president, thank you for your visit to san francisco you're a wise man and hope you leave our heart here and know that the could he not only not only does it open our buildings but our hearts so, please come back very soon and today, we're going to take you to a san francisco french restaurants but we'll have to call out for fast food if you like (laughter) and please join us in the
reception if you're people have the time good morning and happy new year. >> happy new year. go 9ers. all right. (clapping) well, thank you all for km i know there are symso many departments ease our newly scorn or sworn in actually 4 times sworn in and our fire department and mary from treasure island and our commissioners that have been sworn in and about to be sworn in. today is a great day where we've got 44 appointees people who are
upping upism in taking open this fantastic responsibility in representing our city in being what i have also said we need con did you notice to run this fantastic city. so i want to say thank you your recreation and parks department some 16 different bodies for our city and county of san francisco. and let's say it runs the gambling bit of how we manage a great city like san francisco. you've got people joining in the arts community and people joining in our bay adversities committee representing a community that i think we have to pay attention to and we'll up the ante on ourselves to do more. you've got people in building
inspection you've got folks that are going to top responsibility in fiscal entities, you've got advisory council committees and preference and people that are going to help us entertain more of our adversity and resident whether in the arts or treatment we've got folks for the oversight for the puck promise when they provide for money important the bonds we see that the projects get down, health care and housing, local business which is a big farther of ours because we want to promote more of the success of a local business we've got people coming into help us and small business
owner, of course, is treasure island. this is running the gambling bit of responsibilities our city has taken on i want to personally thank alleyway all 44 of you joining me not only will you help share in the from successes but the flag we get from the public and i need more people to share in that responsibility (laughter) but i also say thank god thank you too because f this is one of the greatest cities in the world and for you to take up personal time, personal effect and sacrificing sometimes with family and a friends is credible. this is what makes our city special. you look at all the city's and great cities it depend upon their citizenry to bring out the
best of our resident to hear and be those effective conduits. i'm going to ask you to pay attention to the responsibility you occur in our bodies of work but pay attention to issues looish like affordability and housing and people being hurt or the folks on the streets or the need to produce a better health plan and health care. all the things that make our city great no matter if you sit on entertainment or arts paying attention to the quality of life for everyone is important. for me it's about collaborating and you be thinking freely. this need not be your issue but if you pay attention you'll find
of the conduits whether you're fire or local business you'll find the conduits that make the collaboration better. thank you for thinking outside the box and thank you for being responsible citizens that take up the cause for all of us. let's go and precede and if i can i would like you all to stand. and when you raise our right hand i would like you to repeat individually each of our names and the entities upon which you are about to enter for this fantastic responsibility. so i ask you to please join and raise our right hand after i please repeat your name and the committee or body you'll be
commission >> loudly. >> paul. >> ken arts division. >> harland kelly regional finance. >> leslie. >> lee row housing authority commission. or not advisory council. >> bond oversight. (inaudible). faye >> be (inaudible). rubin santana advisors >> joan i didn't advisory committee and a rebecca ryan's sense oversight bond.
>> entertainment commission. >> bayview citizens advisory committee. >> (inaudible). theodore miller >> james mccray junior building inspection commission. >> all right. >> do solemnly swear. that i will support and defend the constitution of the united states and the constitution of the state of california against all enemies foreign and domestic that i will bear true faith and alliance to the constitution of the united states and the constitution of the state of california that i take this
obligation freely without any mental restoration or purpose of evaluation and i will well, and faithfully discharge the duties about which i'm about to enter and during the time as i hold the office of for the city and county of san francisco. congratulations and thank you very much >> happy new year everyone. thank you (clapping)xxúú@@@@
francisco. on above the of the united states positively services i want to welcome you to the 19th luna celebration the year of the horse is the 7 stamp in the series we're truly honored to be hosting this selection celebration let me begin by thanking the white crane dance group and the hosts of the performance. they've helped us today only today but year after year so what a wonderful vaccination and a applause. you'll be meeting our guest and other people a few people in the audience. first someone who i work with
frequently is san francisco marketing manager is martha she's right there. martha played a large roll in the success and she is retiring at the end of the month for or after 2 seven years of dedication so thank you very much martha. also in the audience today are jeff managing director of the investment and a doris the hilton director of community affairs. thank you, again, for supporting the lunar event and, of course, we're honored to have the artist who designed this today mr. kim.