Get up-to-speed with last night’s blockbuster right here.
And here’s a full run-down from the Chronicle’s Beth Spotswood.
Here’s Attorney General Jerry Brown chilling with his posse on 4th in SoMA in front of the famous Hotel Utah last night. Also in there is Jane “The Kingmaker / Queenmaker” Morrison, the doyenne of Bay Area politics:
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But let’s start at the beginning, during the Long Wait for Jerry to Show Up. Oh here, at their regular seats at the huge bar at Orson Restaurant Bar + Lounge, are Beth Spotswood of CBS 5 and Brock Keeling of SFist – they’re the reigning King and Queen of San Francisco, Bay Area, Northern California blogging:
Oh here he is, receiving rock star treatment, it’s JB, finally:
So, after a brief slideshow, and an acoustic Semi-Charmed Kind of Life from Stephan Jenkins, of Third Eye Blind, and introductions from S.J. and Equality California Executive Director and Stanfoo Law grad Geoff Kors…
…the overflowing crowd listened to Jerry’s words:
Orson was packed to the rafters:
And this was the mood outside:
Time for a brief shot with the San Francisco Young Democrats*:
And a few parting words…
…and then Jerry was off in the night.
His campaign for Governor started off with him destroying Gavin Newsom’s expensive venture By Simply Doing Nothing. Jerry Brown’s campaign for Governor continued with him Saving His Pennies For October.
This approach seems to be working well, huh? We’ll find out soon enough.
*Here’s the SFYD and their local endorsements, if you’d care to take a look. And you’re young, right? Well, then you could join and get in on the fun…
Maxwell Szabo – President
Emily Salgado – External VP
Renee Darner – Internal VP
Dean Ignacio – Secretary
Allie Fisher – Treasurer
Jen Longley – Immediate Past President & CA Young Dem’s VP of Membership
Mike Kim – Endorsements Chair
Outreach and Organizing Committee – Chair: Emily Salgado
Members: Kai Feder, Kevin Bard, Aimee Ellis, Holli Bert, Matt Haney, Jen Longley, Jack Song, Mary Watts
Finance Committee – Chair: Allie Fisher
Members: Aaron Goldsmith, Brenda Martin, John Bozeman.
Communications Committee – Chair: Leah Rowell
Members: Matthew Villeneuve, Mike Kim, Nick Gilbert, Matt Haney.
Membership Committee – Chair: Renee Darner
Members: Sarah Singer, Mary Watts, Dean Ignacio.
Issues and Action Committee – Chair: Alex Volberding
Members: Emily Salgado, Kai Feder, Aaron Goldsmith, Matthew Villeneuve, Renee Darner, Leah Rowell, Matt Haney, Chris Gembinski*, JR Eppler*.
SFYD’s endorsed candidates are as follows:
District 2 Supervisor: Janet Reilly
District 4 Supervisor: Carmen Chu
District 6 Supervisor: No Recommendation
District 8 Supervisor: Rebecca Prozan
District 10 Supervisor: Chris Jackson
Assessor/Recorder: Phil Ting
Public Defender: Jeff Adachi
City College Board of Trustees: No Recommendation
Board of Education: Kim-Shree Maufas & Hydra Mendoza
BART Board of Directors: Bert Hill