Posts Tagged ‘senior action network’

A Silver Tsunami of 600 Seniors Sweeps Over City Hall

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Supervisors Chris Daly, Ross Mirkarimi, David Campos and others all attended this well-attended rally of seniors against budget cuts at San Francisco City Hall today.

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The promise of free food probably helped turnout, but this was an impressive display regardless.

Silver Tsunami
When: May 12, 2009 – Tuesday
10:30 a.m. to 12:30
Where: Civic Center Plaza at corner of Polk and McAllister
What: Save Senior and Disability Programs.  Senior citizens and people with disabilities will “flood” San Francisco’s City Hall steps and the Civic Center as a dramatic “Silver Tsunami”.  Join the Coalition of Agencies serving the Elderly (CASE) along with Senior Action Network (SAN), and Planning for Elders in the Central City (PECC) for a rally to protest the recent budget cuts from Senior and Disability Programs and well as the Department of Public Health.

A Noisy Protest About Budget Cuts at the Home of the Mayor of San Francisco

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

The People’s Budget Collaborative held their protest yesterday at the residence of the Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco. They were a noisy bunch of fifty.

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Read what The Coalition on Homelessness / Street Sheet thinks about all this.

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The Newsomator is a figure of menace to these protesters. Budget battles are coming.  

The Senior Action Network Wants Bikes Off of San Francisco’s Sidewalks

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

The Senior Action Network reminds us:

According to the City Traffic Code Article 5, Sec. 96, it shall be unlawful to ride a bicycle upon any sidewalk area, except juveniles under the age of 13 and not in front of schools, stores, or buildings used for business purposes.

To get the word out, they’re back with their sidewalk stencils. Take the bike survey, if you dare.

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McAllister and Van Ness, San Francisco