Posts Tagged ‘ella hill hutch’

Oscar Grant Verdict: SFPD Takes a Stab at Community Relations in the Western Addition

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

The SFPD is trying to prepare for the aftermath of the upcoming Oscar Grant verdict.

This was the scene at the Ella Hill Hutch Community Center in the Western A today:

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I don’t know, I think that problems, if any, will spring up near BART stations.

Anyway, they’re trying…

“Be Heard, Teach Peace!”
July 6-8, 2010 SF Community
Outreach Engagement Event

Three, one day events, each day held at a different location:

  • Tuesday – July 6, 2010 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm at the Joseph Lee Recreation Center, 1395 Mendell Street
  • Wednesday – July 7, 2010 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm at the Ella Hill Hutch Community Center, 1399 McAllister Street.
  • Thursday – July 8, 2010 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm at the Visitacion Middle School, 450 Raymond Street.

Activities Planned at Each Location:

  • Write message to the San Francisco Community
    • Express your opinions and feelings
  • Free hotdog, food, and drinks
    • Paid for with donations from APOA, OFJ, and businesses
  • Open “microphone” speaker forum
    • Encourage youths to speak-out
  • Provide grounds and equipment for sports
    • Allow youths to engage in athletic games

Does Anybody in the Bay Area Think that Van Jones is a Real 9/11 Truther?

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Has Van Jones ever addressed the issue of a U.S. government conspiracy behind 9/11 in any of his numerous speeches in the bay area the past eight years? Not that I’m aware of.

Seriously doubt he’s a Truther, for what that’s worth now.

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Oh well….

Fox News and Famous Glenn Beck Versus the Bay Area’s Very Own Van Jones

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

I don’t know who Glenn Beck is but what I do know is that he’s embroiled in a controversy with the Bay Area’s Van Jones, who just got appointed by President Barack Obama to be Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

There’s a boycott going on due to something or other. It’s a bit hard to see what’s parody and what’s not, but you can figure it out, if you want.

Since graduating from Yale Law School, Van Jones (aka  Anthony Kapel Jones, aka Anthony “Van” Jones – isn’t it funny how Wiki spells out the full names of Cher, Sting and Madonna, but not Van Jones?) has been a fixture in the Bay Area.

Here he is promoting his new book…

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…with Mayor Gavin Newsom at the Cal Academy in Golden Gate Park last year:

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Seems a little unusual that this controversy hasn’t gotten that much play in the Bay Area, but oh well…