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this is quite a big number of only 4 percent of our homeless population working with the hot team we're going and trying to engage with people living in r v vs and vehicles all the time and you know in district 10 right now, we're tracking 68 r vs and that's not including advancivan other things people are living in district 10 is particularly impacted by people living in r cvs and district 2 for example, we know of 8 r vs living at the marina green this is not a good solution and mother one thing it is just a lot of different people that go to living in their cars as as solution for
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the high housing prices the city i have a close friend thought that was a great idea to live in a tailor by ocean beach this didn't upgrade or workout 6 months cops were moving in this was the wrote this solution i'm saying the working person a friend of mine and i tried to talk him out of this this was yur years ago. >> where is he now i understand the story. >> he moved to tucson and and teacher teaching math. >> living in a house. >> in a house he was a carpenter i will say it can be - we're trying to tackle this with various solutions it is defenda difficult i see those san francisco that are you know completely stuffed to the gills and symptomatic of things going
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on in some people's lives i see people involved in drug trafficking if so though the a typical situation but incidents of disorder that containment this like division and others but can be some of these and other people that are feeling for safe in their cars than a shelter so it is hard to apply the rule and interference for everyone that is using a car sow a twaer shelter and it should be temporary this is a question how we want to s to go and what kind of policies and procedures to open up not a san francisco problem you know very closely we have west oakland and many, many r cvs and people living in cars done the peninsula people common to live
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in their vehicles and some of our close communities provide some programs it can be effective so monorye and sonoma the counties have big parking programs they patron are a church or sonoma and use county fair grounldz and work with people living in their cars and catholic charities to pasture that people transition from their car back into the community the regular housing stock so one of the opportunities we had recently wiwe met with spot on parking they help to manage the parking for churches and other institutions, schools and they especially to rent out over night spots where low usage for the different
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institutions and have suggested they have properties that don't have a high market-rate and would like to be able to offer them as part of a safe park program so for me it is really important that we go and talk to people that be living in vehicles and say hey this would be something that we try to make real with thwould this work for you an answer a solution to what you're facing our initial discussions with the small group of people was no just to be overnight was not the answer they noted some place long term and so the spot on we were still rolling out large focus groups to see part of a population rather cough the street then to attach to services to transition
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of ti them out of their cars way initially was not well received so you know some of this is reiteration to make sure people know that could be good and always rolling out programs some hesitance with this a good or bad thing and often people see that as a really good thing you know we've discussed pier 80 it is a good example i know the first group we invited in basis a little bit hesitance and not existed just this last we can invited in 60 people off division street and will take another 25 and tuesday another 25 and on wednesday another 25 it is xooifrt it is become acceptable a great alternative so i think similarly with the
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safe park projegram we could tu a corner but we need people working together with the coalition that works are for many years on the issue with the community of people living in cars with martin's we're hoping to do a focus group especially because district 10 and that district is so impacted with many issue so i guess i'll stop there and answer questions. >> you i want to enlightenmenu guys pier 80 is growing that's a good thing i think we have work to do to make pier po importa80 and people will want to come thank you for i guess describe
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to us your effort where you, you are and what you've been doing the main point i want to communicate is that the legislation calls for providing space for over night vehicles and other large vehicles can you or i know you didn't mention in our brief summary but spot on i don't know if this is a representative from spot on. >> we invited them. >> all right. you know what i'm going to take it permanent those people that i invited didn't come that means the lack of seriousness with this issue so heads will role. >> mark my words on that one so describe what spot on does in our partnership and give us idea of where the available locations
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and people can go and spots and how many large vehicles have been taken advantage an. >> spot on are not open they came to us and said those are the assets not all can be utilized in the private marketed a lot of free street parking the area a church may have a lot but for us street park is problem a place to go and not be harassed is kind of something nice to offer we can augment it with you know outreach staff and connection to services possible toilet assess and others shower assess and peeves of the puzzle that allows people their preferring their vehicle to our traditional shelter services we
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offer continuously but work with the people towards resolving their houselessness without them having to come into the shelters spot on was offering various blocks around the city a lot of church spaces and some schools and some like the offer night they work with you know some were around balboa park that the city college parking and there was various ones we are not take the opportunity ones in particular but an overnight disposspot you have to leave in the morning and that it is good intervention you you know enough does that meet threshold of peoples needs so this our point to do focus groups with people in the city
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know what is enough ? what their offering maybe not enough on itself but how to incentivize what campfire services. >> i'm getting frustrated i've hearing the high-level good ideas this is not about that but about details so i don't really want to hear about phone call groups i want to hear a focus group committed and coming in i want to hear a timeline i want to hear cumulative data on monday, february 22, 2016, and in one months time we can accept this and expect that. >> i'm getting pulled from i'm not hearing what i need to hear so spot on is not on board what does that take how many large vehicles and kiss i kiss e
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across the city. >> 200 and 75. >> how many at pier 80. >> zero. >> what does it take to get them over there. >> well, i i mean, we work with the shelters a certain ratios for bathrooms and toilets. >> fair unlawfenough what is t ratio. >> 20 to one for toilets. >> and given the number of folks you have there. >> we have- whether we get to one 50 by wednesday we will be at the rash ratio for the toilets and expending the toilettes access to the amount of cars. >> have you started the process with the amount of toilets. >> we have been seeing how to expand typically i don't like to open a very big shelter one 50 is pretty big and a lot of people but this is a huge site
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they could accommodate multi types of things happening we've started to look at what, if anything, it takes to expand the homeless showers and toilets if this is possible you can you give me expert advise why you don't want to open up large shelters. >> it is a program models that is more punitive type of rules and entry the vacuolume of peop and the safeties we have to back ourselves up in more security and that kind of model it undermines our efforts larger to help people that are in crisis and under stress and try to get through and find the other side of that when we have those large shelters next door with lots of
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people in one location and the security and tight rules sort of is 0 it becomes hard. >> can a what do we do open up a bunch of small ones. >> that's hard to cite as you know with the previous hearing when it comes to citing small in-law units and you know to krielt poster programs it is difficult. >> i would like you to do you and your team advisors and advocates think about a way to come up with the strategy to pull the over sized vehicles off the streets and into pier 80 i know there is not a strategy right now on site so ladies and gentlemen, for those of you not been to pier 80 is a huge hanger very, very large with large parking the industry of san
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francisco on the kind of the northern part of the bayview community off of third street not near residential a unique aspect that the port owns between the city has overflow room and title to it so i think we need to come up with a strategy on how we can best utilize the assets and colleagues i don't know if anyone else has any questions or comments mr. dodge an incredible task thank you. i appreciate you've got important work and let us know what you need to provide you with what it takes to help us help people okay. >> thank you. >> in a main way. >> get back to you so i ask caltrans to join us the
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meeting was unable to be here at this particular meekly he had he identified a caltrans property it could be leased within the city and county of san francisco from the state for a phenomenal cost for large vehicles to park safely under the freeway unfortunately, he had jury duty but we continue to work with him to work with him to have a refuge for vehicles to park moving ♪ direction i don't know if any other colleagues hathat have question or comments we should go to public comment and hear with folks are thinking i've got a stack of cards i'd like to invite people to come up and participate everyone has two minutes >> pd you have a presentation?
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>> okay. >> absolutely come on up. >> my apologies. >> don't need to apologize ma'am, i'm officer from the bayview station i'm here on behalf of order of captain wanting to take notes and give you a presentation you need you have working knowledge of the issue of large vehicles 48 hours for the blocks they're on absolutely wonderful tools for me to enforce all i have to do is point to the sign and talk to the roiptsdz of the vehicle they move, however, i can't control where they move to this is the issue as well as sfmta working on the 72 hours traffic code seep son the college arts i will hammer that with notices and of
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the find the agencies have beat me to it and in dog patch that are far more vehicles that i can enforce and i have to respond to another complaint i've tracked the regulars the last seven months i have 21 regulars living in r v the bayview some of them having i have help from mr. dodge to speak to them to provide services but a lot of them are basically semi permanent basis they're waiting to get into housing or as mr. do know mentions about the large places to gather that many people it is a security and police don't want to come up but the camps get vacated we're chasing our tail and the 72 hours hold and restricti
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relation i have to skews i'll follow-up on thursday if they're there i'll tell them that's a tool last month in the bayview the mta did a sweep an officer the team had tow trucks and vehicles were baabandoned with e register and obviously in the parks it took us a better part of day only 1/3rd of the district 35 cars out and filled the storage yards so basking a big issue of clean power and as far as pier 80 no families the r v vehicles have toilets and it becomes a hazard all i can do is exorcises community based recent that 72 hours but this will have to be brought up assessing the
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vehicles in and out imagine. >> i appreciate your example with numbers and data that's a report. >> i appreciate that. >> thank you what i want you to do stop aby my office we'll give you the license plate and for this one vehicle the center of this discussion okay. thank you. >> so i'm hopefully very folks from the coalition the audience and advocates for the coalition to bring theoir voice and expertise it is as important to me all right. i see margaret in the design center and gosh from the design center why not follow-up with (calling names). >> please come on up. >> thank you.
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>> take our time. >> no problem speak into the mike. >> i have one visible visual /* /- visual to show you to supervisor wiener comment a supposed methamphetamine lab wloup at the design center and across the street is. >> the rubble. >> the what. >> the rubble from the r v that blew up. >> i thought i'd like you'd le that i'm here representing the tenants design center there their local neighborhoods to high ends we've seen an increase in the r v parking the design place we see families and individuals that go to work everyday goiliving in the r v we
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tried to reach to the serve providers like the navigation center and hope sf and local vets 0 offer our support we're extremely compassionate about people in the r v there are a few bad actors that make it differe difficult this is design, at the design center all the people we know that would love to be here to give testimony couldn't attend i have a presentatietiti circulated in the neighborhood we got seven hundred and 4 signatures and like to read to us you a few exerts to provide testimony how this issue was discussed the neighborhood companion one the situation with so many old r v in showcase square is dangers a recent fire and one that caught trees on fire and
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scorched buildings and their refueled are large gas cans and an increase in people using the sidewalk for bathrooms and in the evening it is effected excuse me. by the 10 or telephone r v are . >> i'm sorry this is it thank you. >> we'll take a copy and put it the file >> next speaker. >> overwhelms to use is overhead as well. >> overall projector sfgovtv. >> go ahead. >> hi, i'm joshua here on behalf of the owner and the bayview widesign center over on and 20 folks they were designers
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show rooms and over the last 3 years an influx of r v and encampments the area you've heard from sam dodge and officer green getting controls and restrictions and the problem is that our seear didn't have controls the problem is their contemplated in our area we've shown at front the of our design center consistently seeing r v that people are living in their interrupting our business the ra ratio the r v and the street is covered are r v it is effecting our attention and many of the tenants are shown 60 it is effecting their sales in san francisco
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as management and owners the property seen skyrocketing security we're patrolling the area and in consistent dialogue with every group that i mentioned between hope sf and sfgov and would like to be part of the solution but don't see one we've spoken to caltrans and state and feder st. joseph a sfgov we're compassionate we need progress the 4 hour park controls are the process for several years we still don't see them until april i'd like we'd like see the r v ban be added that's a major problem so to summon the design center as we see it is negatively impacted by the r v but they have no where
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to go it is effecting our business and previously a water list for tenants now the attendants come the ground floor spaces their confronted by graffiti thank you all. considering this and for the movement we hope to see on that matter >> thank you. >> next speaker lisa marie. >> mel do. >> good afternomorning, super bringing up things packages of papers and i'm with the coalition on homelessness and we've think working on this issue for many, many years i've been here since 2012 and the packet we've protruded fact sheets who it is living in their cars and vehicles in san francisco but also what we've seen in terms of the major oversized vehicles and a couple
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of solutions obviously we really want to be solution oriented i want to be focused this is a frustrating situation people that live in their vehicles are as frustrated as the people d l dealing with the large vehicles we want to move 24 with a solution we're frustrate since 2012 with those ideas and no movement a best practices on safer programs that the hope commissions from usf two years ago this is a ton of things that have not yielded happened some of the solutions creating mechanism to drop the toe charges to a lot of improvement that may not be aintent but 72 hours notices people are seeing in sleeping in our vehicles those things are been enforces
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would he ev we've seen increase in taking folks in their vehicles when this legislation came out that was about the commercial trevehicles that wase focus and curve that overuses of public school parking it as issue around homeless so i think there is a place to look at the amendments 53 and having a focus on the issue at hand i'll not go into a safer parking program we support it withholdi100 percent people had that are willing to go into that the lasts thing a full assessment on parking restrictions in san francisco we see the presentation that sfmta ga gave toy only 5 percent of streets are 5 percent of the parking ban they don't know how many on the parking restricts that make it impossible for people to park their investigates investigat vehicle
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the full audit there is not residents that are impacted by large vehicles not businesses that will be impacted by the large vehicles there are people that are here for a short period of time and living in their vehicles we wanted to point out that in terms of of the citywide improvement or the citywide policy on this andy noticed portland main want to expand that a little bit there a citywide ban that was for snow blowing and had to relieve and open up park for one hundred vehicles they've had to replenirelink their citywide ban it would be a knitted mar and 200 and 75 people living in their vehicles not a lot of people no roan reason to have a citywide ban
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and also wanted to say you know really want to applaud sfmta for the moratorium we've seen the torture passed on this issue we appreciate that. >> lisa marie i ahave a coupl of questions i think i'm in agreement with 200 and 75 not a big faction when you think about the number of vehicles on the street i'll agree you with and push back a little bit with that sentiment it is a large number but i don't know in suenough to how to house them and you mentioned something in our remarks about the citywide plowing. >> when they pulled the vehicles off the street and opened up parking for them was there a - how did they manage i don't know where they showed the vehicles. >> where they choose to put
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them often it increases the potential for violence and increases costs for patrol did i see it happy. >> they don't have the parking proble proble problems has to do with with snow polars couldn't get through a little bit of a different issue not dealing with the human issues. >> okay. thank you for the packet i'll look at it seriously thanks for being here >> next speaker. >> melody. >> hello my name is melody glad to see you sleep a primary resource needs to make good decisions and meter maids strip i have our right to
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rest and recovery from our circumstances and investigators that total sleep deviation is a form of torture mime mere existence is breaking the law that i don't have the right to exist since those no parking signs have been post i'm forced to park where it is not safe and drug users and urinating around my vehicle and loss of time and in energy i've been broken into and my battery has been stolen and supplies for any vehicle in working order i'm treated by the meter maid i'm a criminal and spoken to as i'm aver minute and crimes against me the sfmta allows the meter maids to
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terrorize me allowing this mindset would you say education arrest correction is appalling so it is might responsibility i'm not the cause of my homelessness again, i ask you for please a safe placing place to park i can't overcome any circumstances i'm a scapegoat that means he overcome any circumstances awhile striping me of every resource thank you very much for your time. >> and i am a member of the police community the bayview shi since 2009 an overview advances student and a nerts member since 2011. >> thank you melody thank you
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very much. >> hi i volunteer with the homeless solution and work with the alliance we have been seeing since the large vehicle parking ban we've been seeing an increase in people losing their vehicles i've had some that have my youth displaced and a whole kind of homelessness he had a car now i don't i'm on the concrete don't feel safe we ohio and it is across the board not just the youth we've been doing outreach around division for a really long time and talking with folks that are suffering from medical problems and citizens and people that served our country is a huge spectrum what we do we're punishing people both one area and the residents become frustrated
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perpetuating homelessness and people start to lose theirs vehicles and are in tense the this will be a green great solution so not having this would be a big thank not having it staffed by the sheriff's department. >> who would staff is if not sheriff's department. >> we'll have sit down at the table and work this out is possible i mean, we, do that we're a strong community in san francisco and we can workout that. >> for sure i think there is barriers why people don't always go but i think super easy barriers to be worked out. >> thank you, thank you next is kelly and one other that's all the cards i have if you want
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to speak please. kelly go ahead. >> i'm kelly human right organizer with the coalition that homelessness we've all been part of this for a number of years and gone to many meetings and led any focus groups we've do done our homework and provided alternatives and we - i've personally explored with the communities open to this and open to the idea the first thing is liability comes up with everything you cyou know, i happen to have a brother it is sells construction insurance so i talk to him and you sell insurance was the liability is this something that can do he said it is written into their
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insurance because churches are expected to be doing this type of kind of thing we had his attorney they said that the city needs to get your attorney to look at things the problem it has not move forward they pushed the ban by preventing our alternatives at those rates we need to do this and the ban but not followed through where interest is a moratorium is specifically because there has not been alternatives but medicaid did melody is amaz to attune to what is about we can do better not many people we can do differently options poem want help they need it thanks.
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>> thank you and i had the find for cards (calling names). >> do not. >> my name is indian moved if new york city in 91 any rent was 200 bucks a month and gone from three hundred to 38 hundred i bought myself an r v the smarter thing i've saved so much money i pay rents to myself and the irs i don't like what is going in the city in terms of the homelessness i agree that city parking lo would be a buff thing i'm going to there tonight. >> it is not open don't spread the word yet. >> we are working on it. >> the concept prostitution,
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drugs and methamphetamine plastic balabs i've been all over the city i judge don't see it i've been pink and yellow slipped my vehicles after 72 hours i ticket my girlfriend so we talk about the bus division other than that. >> the bus you're not talking about a fuel market. >> we are r v are habitual parkers i like to park because the r vi feel safe and it might appear but it is more of the reality that we just feel comfortable we are where we are and safeve zones so i ask for se parking. >> thank you ian before you go have you considered parking our r v if candle stick r v park.
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>> to do a month to month that is like paying rents 18 hundred bucks and very few amenities i go to the festival every year and essentially dimple trucks that hook up to our refuse. >> it is completely inexpensive to you. >> i don't - and you don't pay are it. >> we do huge sports teams like baseball played at one point address football patthat' lot of real estaity not used wh turn it to a state park and 20 bucks stay for 14 days and come after 17 hours but it pays for
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itself. >> my question not a big universe but specific to you you've identified yourself as paying yourself and some source of income under not park where it is legal with the proper hookups instead of out of compliance. >> we have to cable for a living i travel from tahoe to la that would work what is easier for me to have a vehicle when i want to go where i want to go. >> my question when you go where you go whether you want to go and come back to san francisco and instead of parking on a street why not park in a designated placed that is for the citywide and those slots are almost filled up like candle stick not allowing this and don't allow dumping the only
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place we're allot to dump is the pacifica so they're filled they've lost thirty spots to ocean erosion and don't have the spots they used to so i say use the baseball over at palace or pier 80 those are areas that are very, very railway used putting a food truck or shower bus give us a couple of amenities and again relatively inexpensive i pay 25 bucks to get into interstate park they have amenity and electrically electricity and some place to get on a computer don't have to go that far but think about how much money nfl baseball and the
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9/11 makes they can including but not limited to build a permanent structure on the parting area and ian i love how you spend other people's money. >> supervisors good afternoon. i'm brad i'd like to know who weigh speak to get information data aon who is that will be the ordaccomplit haney ameaning all the programs and dates and things that are accomplished i saw the presentation and not a heck of a lot the mta i want you guys to pursue this since 2006 if people want to keep their jobs kicking the can down the street i'd like to see that there was a goal to do this by this date and we did this and i'd like to know who
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has. >> please share it with me. >> because i really want to see that if we keep on doing this we'll be here in 2012 and advance and do pass will have white hair and hanging no hair and nothing will be done can i get presentations from mta to share with people i know about when a here's what is happening since 2012 i don't need the information shared today without facts who will i go to mta or the supervisors who. >> i don't know the answer to your question i need to understand more specifically stop by my office and my staff will work we to get you that information. >> all right. attorney-client. >> you're welcome nor. >> next speaker. >> thank you for your time i'm staff i was a resident of san francisco so far 38 years was a
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resident last year, i lyft and moved to oakland it made financial sense i he was a traffic control person in the 7 and 8 grade i'm a compliance person i sit there and see this rule since 197 1u can't sleep in our vehicle it is like rent control if you're not for the force the experience with what we have on this is books our actually putting people in handcuffs they're not changing their behavior why would they did 72 hours parking situation well, great we have street cleaning once a week you wait 72 hours and call the police and it takes a week to get there probably the next day but still say we know that guy but the
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street cleaning will happen anyway to the 72 hours is the effective and andy has been fantastic working on the squawki showcase square my clients can't get to me pay $8,000 a month and hard to get clients and get frequented out i tried to tell them don't get freaked out that's my point thank you. >> good afternoon, supervisors i wanted to speak specifically about the issue of oversized vehicles and people sleeping in our cars in the marina along the laguna area cross from fort mason we've seen a huge increase in overnight parking and camping and there is closer to 25 or thirty vehicles parking there on
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a regular basis i'll agree we may be talking about 275 but the number of people parking in their cars citywide is large . most of the folks are elderly folks one gentleman that is living with 7 dogs those dogs weigh over one pound and two individuals very large dogs there's a lot of folks that are sleeping in their cars there's a gentleman that sleeps in his car at the rec and park area with his petition far even though we're seeing mammals and the folks that have r v have toilet facilities on board but a number of people living in advancivanc have we're seeing a how long increase in excrement and no
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facilities at park mason we're seeing a huge amount of garbage dumps on the street every single day it is overwhelms dpw is throwing their hands in the hai it is too much and no one is able to really percentamanage i i think if there's a solution at pier it needs to have the facilities necessary for those folks to be able to live in their vehicles that includes a truck that comes in and takes out the waste and delivers water and electrical we have a parking garage for you to park your vehicles will not be enough to make people want to move there have an entire zone in the willie brown, jr. no improvement why leave our basis on reality
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and park all day with a view of the golden gate to pier 80 no one is pushing you to move and the other piece it is very important that most of vehicles have handicapping mrashgz in a two hours recreation for showcase square they're putting in a four how are you have the handicap placard those don't pertain to you and not be forced to move out of the time limit. >> any other speakers come on up at this time come on. >> good afternoon thank you for having us. i'm chavez a arisen in a vehicle dweller allison pai've been liv far for 4 years a veteran 8 years with an honorable discharge and unfortunately
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through my own around ambulance i got myself into in predict once you get there is it , it i hard to get out of i got to hear about pier 80 i will be the first volunteer to do that because i believe that if you resolve this issue the barriers the bigger picture of the humanity part people like my neighbor a sweet cuisine lady not telephol her to go away here is shorter because of all the stress i believe this pier 80 is an excellent o excellent idea i'll be light first inform volunteer to go there. >> you won't be the first there are one and 80. >> you'll have company.
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>> i'll participate i know that if you were to treat this such as like a self-help program like your mentioning where the people come in with a case manager inform trito try to get situations by the build program helping to build this place for the people you can get funding from the building inspection and veterans from the frequentieder government churches involved and private investigators all the tax write offices i'm pleased to hear you are serious and hope i can help in any way. >> thank you, thank you is there anyone else who wishes to speak on this item if not public comment is closed. >> thank you. i want to thank everyone for could coming up coming out this knowledge and
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thank you for your presentation and thoughtful words and experience and acknowledge the homeless coalition and specific for on their solutions it is no secret the city has had a very large history with homelessness it is not just in my district there are frugz from people all cross san francisco and i think that is incredibly important that the city look at more humane solutions like i mentioned in my comments we're organizing a team of volunteers to be part of positive forces to evaluat assist with this conundrum i don't know if we'll solve homelessness but as a city needs to do a better job managing it you've heard several recommendations i want to call into the records for those at
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home we've talked about the utilizing the technology for spot on parking we've talked about save mroorts and pier 80 park underneath the prifreeway will be analyzing i believe we can find xhatcompassionate and initiati initiative ways to pay attention to the how we house folks it is a unique situation throughout san francisco we need to find places for people to be safe and clean location and then acceptable in a designated spot inform them i know that people often through no fault of their own fall down and they become homeless at this point, i'm concerned about the
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small businesses that are struggling because of the feeling of unsafe with the complies and the consults have been attacked and hear from homeless communities members that are also afraid we have to begin to better regulate manage this problem and i also want to be sensitive to not taking away the limit available sfgh the people don't think on my hopes this hearing that the people that here and listening at home the seeds planted here today will bear fruit and we'll manage this pro bono program and of the that talented folks and find pathways for traditional housing so colleagues i'd like to a good
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deal of down and file this hearing through the chair and see if any harremarks any of yo want to make seeing none, take a motion to file this through the chair and there is amuse support purs madam clerk, is there any other business before this body? there's no further business. >> thank you very much this >> thank you very much this meeting is adjourned thank you [train whistle blowing] global warming.
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[whistle blows] some say irreversible consequences are 30 years away. 30 years? that won't affect me. [brakes screech] so, same time next week? well, of course.
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as a society we've basically failed big portion of our population if you think about the basics of food, shelter safety a lot of people don't have any of those i'm mr. cookie can't speak for all the things but i know say, i have ideas how we can address the food issue. >> open the door and walk through that don't just stand looking out. >> as they grew up in in a how would that had access to good food and our parent cooked this is how you feed yours this is not happening in our country this is a huge pleasure i'm david one of the co-founder so about four year ago we worked
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with the serviced and got to know the kid one of the things we figured out was that they didn't know how to cook. >> i heard about the cooking school through the larkin academy a. >> their noting no way to feed themselves so they're eating a lot of fast food and i usually eat whatever safeway is near my home a lot of hot food i was excited that i was eating lunch enough instead of what and eat. >> as i was inviting them over teaching them basic ways to fix good food they were so existed. >> particle learning the skills and the food they were really go it it turned into the is charity
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foundation i ran into my friend we were talking about this this do you want to run this charity foundations and she said, yes. >> i'm a co-found and executive director for the cooking project our best classes participation for 10 students are monday they're really fun their chief driven classes we have a different guest around the city they're our stand alone cola's we had a series or series still city of attorney's office style of classes our final are night life diners. >> santa barbara shall comes in and helps us show us things and this is one the owners they help us to socialize and i've been
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here about a year. >> we want to be sure to serve as many as we can. >> the san francisco cooking school is an amazing amazing partner. it is doing that in that space really elevates the space for the kids special for the chief that make it easy for them to come and it really makes the experience pretty special. >> i'm sutro sue set i'm a chief 2, 3, 4 san francisco. >> that's what those classes afford me the opportunity it breakdown the barriers and is this is not scary this is our choice about you many times this is a feel good what it is that you give them is an opportunity you have to make it seem like it's there for them for the taking show them it is their and they can do that.
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>> hi, i'm antonio the chief in san francisco. >> the majority of kids at that age in order to get them into food they need to see something simple and the evidence will show and easy to produce i want to make sure that people can do it with a bowl and spoon and burner and one pan. >> i like is the receipts that are simple and not feel like it's a burden to make foods the cohesives show something eased. >> i go for vera toilet so someone can't do it or its way out of their range we only use 6 ingredients i can afford 6 ingredient what good is showing you them
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something they can't use but the sovereignties what are you going to do more me you're not successful. >> we made a vegetable stir-fry indicators he'd ginger and onion that is really affordable how to balance it was easy to make the food we present i loved it if i having had access to a kitchen i'd cook more. >> some of us have never had a kitchen not taught how to cookie wasn't taught how to cook. >> i have a great appreciation for programs that teach kids food and cooking it is one of the healthiest positive things you can communicate to people that are very young.
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>> the more programs like the cooking project in general that can have a positive impact how our kids eat is really, really important i believe that everybody should venting to utilize the kitchen and meet other kids their age to identify they're not alone and their ways in which to pick yours up and move forward that. >> it is really important to me the opportunity exists and so i do everything in my power to keep it that. >> we'll have our new headquarters in the heart of the tenderloin at taylor and kushlg at the end of this summer 2014 we're really excited. >> a lot of the of the conditions in san francisco they have in the rest of the country
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so our goal to 257bd or expand out of the san francisco in los angeles and then after that who know. >> we'd never want to tell people want to do or eat only provide the skills and the tools in case that's something people are 2rrd in doing. >> you can't buy a box of psyche you have to put them in the right vein and direction with the right kids with a right place address time those kids don't have this you have to instill they can do it they're good enough now to finding out figure out and find the future for . >> shop and dine the 49 challenges residents to do
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they're shopping with the 49ers of san francisco by supporting the services within the feigned we help san francisco remain unique and successful and rib rant where will you shop the shop and dine the 49 i'm e jonl i provide sweets square feet potpie and peach cobbler and i started my business this is my baby i started out of high home and he would back for friends and coworkers they'll tell you hoa you need to open up a shop at the time he move forward book to the bayview and i thinks the t line was up i need have a shop on third street i live in bayview and i wanted to have my shop here in bayview a quality
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dessert shot shop in my neighborhood in any business is different everybody is in small banishes there are homemade recess pesz and ingredients from scratch we shop local because we have someone that is here in your city or your neighborhood that is provide you with is service with quality ingredients and quality products and need to be know that person the person behind the products it is not like okay. who >> we came to seven straight about 10 years ago. -- 7th street about 10 years
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ago. the environment is huge. it is stronger than willpower. surrounding yourself with artists, being in a culture where artists are driving, and where a huge amount of them is a healthy environment. >> you are making it safer. push, push. that is better. when i start thinking, i see it actually -- sometimes, i do not see it, but when i do, it is usually from the inside out. it is like watching something being spawned. you go in, and you begin to work, excavate, play with the dancers, and then things began to emerge. you may have a plan that this is what i want to create. here are the ideas i want to
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play with, but then, you go into the room, and there maybe some fertile ideas that are becoming manifest that are more interesting than the idea you had initially set out to plan. so there has to be this openness for spontaneity. also, a sense that regardless of the deadline, that you have tons of time so the you can keep your creativity alive and not cut it off and just go into old habits. it is a lot like listening. really listening to watch what is going to emerge. i like this thing where you put your foot on his back. let's keep it. were your mind is is how you build your life. if you put it in steel or in failure, it works. that works. it is a commitment. for most artists, it is a
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vacation and a life that they have committed themselves to. there is this notion that artists continue to do their work because of some kind of the external financial support. if that was taken away, artists would still do their art. it is not like there is a prerequisite for these things to happen or i will not do it. how could that be? it is the relationship that you have committed to. it is the vocation. no matter how difficult it gets, you are going to need to produce your art. whether it is a large scale or very small scale. the need to create is going to happen, and you are going to have to fulfill it because that is your life.
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(clapping.) the airport it where i know to mind visions of traffic romance and excitement and gourmet can you limousine we're at san francisco inspirational airport to discover the award-winning concession that conspiracies us around the world. sfo serves are more 40 million
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travelers a year and a lot of the them are hungry there's many restaurant and nearly all are restaurant and cafe that's right even the airport is a diane designation. so tell me a little bit the food program at sfo and what makes this so special >> well, we have a we have food and beverage program at sfo we trivia important the sustainable organic produce and our objective to be a nonterminal and bring in the best food of san francisco for our passengers. >> i like this it's is (inaudible) i thank my parents for bringing me here. >> this the definitely better
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than the la airport one thousand times better than. >> i have a double knees burger with bacon. >> i realize i'm on a diet but i'm hoping this will be good. >> it total is san francisco experience because there's so many people and nationalities in this town to come to the airport especially everyone what have what they wanted. >> are repioneering or is this a model. >> we're definitely pioneers and in airport commemoration at least nationally if not intvrl we have many folks asking our our process and how we select our great operators.
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>> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ the food option in san francisco airport are phenomenal that's if it a lot of the airports >> yeah. >> you don't have the choice. >> some airports are all about food this is not many and this particular airport are amazing especially at the tirnl indicating and corey is my favorite i come one or two hours before my flight this is the life. >> we definitely try to use as many local grirnts as we can we use the goat cheese and we also
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use local vendors we use greenly produce they summarize the local soured products and the last one had 97 percent open that. >> wow. >> have you taken up anything unique or odd here. >> i've picked up a few things in napa valley i love checking chocolates there's a lot of types of chocolate and caramel corn. >> now this is a given right there. >> i'm curious about the customer externals and how people are richmond to this collection of cities you've put together not only of san francisco food in san francisco but food across the bay area. >> this type of market with the local savors the high-end
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products is great. >> i know people can't believe they're in an airport i really joy people picking up things for their friends and family and wait i don't have to be shopping now we want people take the opportunity at our location. >> how long has this been operating in san francisco and the late 18 hours it is one of the best places to get it coffee. >> we have intrrnl consumers that know of this original outlet here and come here for the coffee.
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>> so let's talk sandwiches. >> uh-huh. >> can you tell me how you came about naming our sandwiches from the katrero hills or 27 years i thought okay neighborhood and how do you keep it fresh you can answer that mia anyway you want. >> our broadened is we're going not irving preserves or packaged goods we take the time to incubate our jogger art if scratch people appreciate our work here. >> so you feel like out of
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captured the airport atmosphere. >> this is its own the city the airline crews and the bag handlers and the frequent travels travelers and we've established relationships it feels good. >> when i get lunch or come to eat the food i feel like i'm not city. i was kind of under the assumption you want to be done with our gifts you are down one time not true >> we have a lot of regulars we didn't think we'd find that here at the airport. >> people come in at least one a week for that the food and service and the atmosphere. >> the food is great in san francisco it's a coffee and i took an e calorie home every
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couple of weeks. >> i'm impressed i might come here on my own without a trip, you know, we have kids we could get a babysitter and have diner at the airport. >> this is a little bit of things for everybody there's plenty of restaurant to grab something and go otherwise in you want to sit you can enjoy the experience of local food. >> tell me about the future food. >> we're hoping to bring newer concepts out in san francisco and what our passengers want. >> i look forward to see what your cooking up
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(laughter) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> today we've shown you the only restaurant in san francisco from the comfortableing old stand but you don't have to be hungry sfo has changed what it is like to eat another an airport check out our oblige at tumbler good afterno thank you for joining us i'm bryan stretch the acting united states attorney in the northern california i'm joined by to my right is by
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ron davis the director of community oriented policing services office the division of the dictionary o g in one way or another director district attorney's office has been appointed by the president to be the executive director of president task force on 21st century policing and as the director noble ray to my far right chief ray reports drabl to director davis and the chief of the policing practices and other initiative division also known as p pa i say creation follows the rumsz of the president task force on the 21st century policing and it l will oversees and evaluate the rocky mountain for strategies that implement the president's task force recommendations throughout the country
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transportation authority i'm joined by mayor ed lee as well as tsthe chief greg suhr this anyone city officials and federal authorities are jointly now and then the spark the doj acholic beverage reform initiative for technical assistance fireman to the sfod the review is in response by requests by the mayor, from the chief, from elected city officials and community members asking the justifying to look at the san francisco police department and their use of force and practices the acholic beverage reform will focus on san francisco's police departments operations e operational policies and training and practices and accountability system for pertaining to stops and searchers and for the use of force and importantly there
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review will examine whether racial and ethic disparliaments exists with respect to the action taken and not taken by the san francisco police department director davtsz will explain in future detail by about the program the mayor and chief have requested an exhaust transparent review of the san francisco police department of justice and that is what they're going to get new let me say b a quick word that calls for an investigation into the shooting death of mario woods immediately following the shootings our office and the district attorney's office were in close communication and jointly determined that the district attorney's office will pursue and lead an investigation into the shooting following well established
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doj civil rights protocols the fbi and our office communicates with the district attorney's office and we're monitoring the investigation at the conclusion of the investigation the federal authorities will is a full review fifth after that full review we have identified an unvindicated federal interest we'll pursue a separate fell investigation at that time and now i'll ask director davis for the details about the collaboration. >> director. >> good afternoon, everyone this is a tight room so as the u.s. attorney mentioned i'm bryan the director of the departments community services office in short the office was created in 1994 with the task of nationwide nationwide we
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do have grants and over $14 million in grant and through tech adjoins we're here to announce the acholic beverage initiative that provides the kind of assessment and tech assistance requested before i get there i'll explain fully was we look at policing across the united states we have a defining momentum and understandable high calls for increased taint and accountability the way the police engages our concerns and the tragedy that occurr ed coward in ferguson and new york and last year put together a task force for the 21st century policing since that time the task force has put out a report that has recommended for implementation and one as t
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the executive director how job to make sure we can help law enforcement implement those recommendations as bryan mentions in responded to the president task force we created a policing accountability initiative we appoint will you'll hear if to work with over 16 thousand law enforcement agencies with the united states one of the best ways to implement those and how to build electrotrust that is about this trust and priority the president ae ts and the terrorizing so we look at the acholic beverage form of san francisco and most of cities we're seeing working around the country noble chief ray will talk about that but when san francisco asked for the process in diego to do this process a process we looked at talked to the attorney general and the civil rights division and looked at it
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where san francisco is at and the teaches elected leadership and support of the leadership and whether the police commission or the board of supervisors and came to the conclusion that the best services we provide san francisco at the this specific time and look at the community lisped eir leadership is the review it will be independent and comprehensive it will be very thorough we'll see a candid response what is and not working and help to equip the san francisco community to better understand where the police department is at and good afternoon them to hold the department will accountable not only to the law but the law is a lower bar but to the best practices of the policing in the country we have a police department that can became become a model agency the 21st century policing that's your goal and objective and the way to make sure that
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we, in fact, do engage at a very thorough assessment i want to make sure that before we goat questions or comments that you keep in mind san francisco a unique opportunity to deal with the challenges not unique to san francisco the trust and losing the the record will reflect happens around the crisis we know that many community of color like the franchise do have a trust the law enforcement and we hope that the lessons lenders from san francisco and others incident will help to guides the 16 thousand agencies we can call it a better perform this is to get the elected professionals and don't deeply into the department what is working and not working and have a public process you'll know exactly and come up with a recommendation that will help transform the department
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that we can be proud that will serve all of san francisco a department that is a model for the nation so it may seem like american people ambitious goal we tell the department chief and i have had several communications to know exactly what is happening this is asking for transparency, accountability this is what the chief says and the business is facility not knowing deciding not to know and deciding we don't want to know the truth if so fatality to the relationship of law enforcement the community that is whether an opportunity to talk about the policing our public safety is not just for the criminal justice but to make sure the explicit did living up to the standards of best practices and 72 hours accountable to the community and accountable to the officials and that
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you have the confidence in the ability to provide those kinds of services this is the first step and it is a volunteer process it requires commitment on behalf of the city and when we decide whether to come to a location part of it we need to see the commitment not only from the police and the mayor's making a request but the confidence that the whole city and community want that kind of transformation and they play a significant roll in the process from the elected officials to the board of supervisors and the police department and everyone has to be reformed this process to work if t sit is not it
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is not a good process we're confident we'll start with the people are committed and willing to achieve 2 we're happy to make that announcement and work together i'll bring up as i said we created this office as a retro office to find some place to lead this national district court and chief ray is a long dwifshd career in law enforcement and known for being a social justice advocate and served time the the president and so someone that practices what we preachers and this is the kind of or more we see this and throughout the nation to work alcohol with the capitol hill and other advanced recommendations e recommendations so we brought him here to make sure it san francisco is exactly the amount of services and we're proud and how importanfor this is to us. >> well i'm not the go going to take long people are starting to sweat. >> good afternoon and welcome let me start off by saying
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i'll coffer two things one to explain with acholic beverage reform is so you have a good acceptance of as a federal initiative this is relatively new i want to get into that and talk about the implementation san francisco as well as talk about the open data initiative i understand the mayor and chief has talked about earlier but we'll talk about that and we're formally launching the process for san francisco police department the continue of services the department of justice is calling for it was determined as director davis and he's attorney mentioned the acholic beverage process was the best code of ethics that began with the technical assistance 4 years ago in las vegas and the cops offend the reform efforts have developed a number of excellent
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responses and has become a resource that the law enforcement agencies across the you understand we're currently have reform projects in spokane washington and philadelphia and columbia and california ae and north carolina and other plays in california and milwaukee the acholic beverage initiative is just a collaboration it is important to note that is an independent as what was mentioned and condition to emphasize that objective assessment that the police department has entered into willfully and the cooperation to do this is critical for the success the purpose of collaboration to #k3406 trust providing a means to trochlgs around
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specific issues it is not a short-term solution for a serious efficiency that identifies the issues within an agency that may affect the public trust and offers recommendations based on a comprehensive assessment for how to resolve those issues and enhance the public trust in relationship to the community agency participation the acholic beverage process is voluntary i repeat voluntary it covers the agencies they must demonstrate a recommendation and undertake significant changes as efforts to reform i am confident i am indeed confident chief suhr and mayor ed lee and otherser leaders would be involved let me start by assessing how the process starts it starts by focusing on this the assessment process senators by developing some preliminary input did we get
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to some goals and objectives these are community-based the police department and the community be the community etc. but the goal to create some goals and objectives that will allow us to get to a focus on our assessment following the assessment i'll going get to the assessment following the assessment the cops office has a report detailing the specific recommendation there will be a serious of reports we're talking about transparent we have to practice what we preach and the report my office will help with the recommendations at a 6-month mark and again at 12-month mark and again at the end of 6-month point is takes over 2 years we're robert's rules of order rosters and have our
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experts and cops representatives that are monitoring the process that is being made the goal of the acholic beverage reform is so change the way that law enforcement agencies build with the community partnerships and help it to transformer the community and establish reforms with integrated accountable to do this this is at resources that we have on the ground to conduct our work the cops office had been a group of the interprets the field the bright and conducting combrufz with the command staff aeand as well as as long as community leaders and advocates and bring in technical assistance to conduct interviews and prepare and deliver the recommends for change the city will not ask to
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contribute many of in their own assets to the assessment other than as mentioned voluntary cooperation and available in support of this #234i6789 we consider this a a valuable errors for the police not only for san francisco but w will take what we learn from san francisco and use it as best practices across the nation that's why i have been assigned to the police and practices and accountability we want to replicate some of the things out of the process across the united states acholic beverage remorseful is an opportunity for progressively and better steps and acknowledge there are challenges at various concerns and in the ends the opportunity to part in a transparent process that should improve the best practices and improve the relationships with the community that is the bottom line here when we talk about those things of trust now to start theit is process to
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start we'll be back here on february 24th i will also on february 24th is wednesday the department of justice will host the first of several sessions in san francisco and as of the location to be determined we're in the process of determining the location i wanted to emphasize it is several locations we want to make sure we are hearing from month folks that are effected by the issues we're here today for so this is a number of locations across the city let me contribution to the last issue and talk about something that is a white house initiative as a result the present task force the 15 policing the
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president kicked off in may of 2015 he announced the lounge of the open police data initiative peace officer and let me explain what it is about the purpose of initiative to encourage the police departments cross the country to make better use of their data and some of you requested data an annual report but that report is summarized and your innovate getting the sense of it but open data you can look at and get a better sense of what guess golden going on so better use of data and #2r5i7b89 and to improve policing outcomes the goal is for agencies around the country to release data in an open format like cops and searchers and use of force and officer involved shooting and complaint etc. the police data helps the last night to leverage data from the processes within
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the department and we've seen the pro tem developing bras of data and technology the areas of earlier pension systems, body cameras and #340r79 use of force in incidents and the success of this program is really, really taken hold less than a year it was announced in may 30th departments have as i said open to the police officers open data initiative and have released 50 different data sets from use of force and pedestrian and community meetings and a whole lot more san francisco has signed on to be a site for ltthe police open data initiated which is an important first step the cops office as well as the white house we will cooperate our efforts to move forward with the certificate of appropriateness open data ems to the honorable 3 and 4
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>> (clapping.) thank you chief ray let me express my appreciation to attorney general lynch and assistant bryan stretch that answered the call that police chief and i made to an independent review of the police practices here in san francisco you've already heard if the chief and director davis what they're approach will be i want to mayor you knew the request was an open effort to make sure that we have the best practices that we can possibly have and that we measure up to the police practices of 21st century as the presidents has articulated and the experience of director davis and chief ray and the others
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that they'll occur to have on the staffs to review the data we will eventually come out with we know that it is an expression that our city our police commission our office of citizens complaints our stakeholders and community and the board of supervisors are all working together to make sure we do doing everything we can to rebuild trust between our police department and the community it serves and make sure we're doing it in a verifiable way in a data driven way in a true way it can be reviewed so that we can off ourselves up in a transparency like never before i think this is good for the city i asked the chief this b be done we quite frankly needs to get the trust and move quickly that didn't mean on a day to
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day basis we give up on good policing every single day we're working with the community to do that we're working during this event we're hosting to make sure everyone is safe and conduct ourselves the higher way and informed way with all our communities members but this review is important to us important simple that we get victims of crime that is truly transparent to everyone that we are more than willing to be the best standard police department the country and that put ourselves out there to insure we gain the criticism that we need to have in order to be a better city i welcomed this i applaud the efforts of our department of justice to do that and come in i know that in talking with mr. davis and attorney stretch that is relatedly a new service the past the department of justice had to
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force their way into many cities without the need of cooperation and as chief ray said this is a acholic beverage effort we'll give up the information and allow ourselves to be imposed by way of practices and the practices we should have and those we should adopt this is what more than cities should do to increase the safety and the trust that we all are
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the process of building in everything we do i want to see is that it didn't end or start with our police department this is obviously one of the most important things we're doing with the department of justice as the mayor i have to be finding on education and focused on in equality and focused on affordable housing have to be focused on making sure our neighborhoods are not living in isolation a lot of people feel that they do sometimes and it starts with the eyes needs for the attitudes that point those goals our city continues to improve itself in every community the city to make sure that our city is responsive i want to say thank you to doj it is just a start we'll put the necessary resources when they're recommendations that are made they won't be in follow-up with the board of supervisors and the city and making sure that we comply more than comply we equally seize the opportunity to be a more modern city. >> thank you and for this chief suhr. >> i too want to join in the mayors comments and saying how appreciatively for the attorney stench and correct davis and others
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bryan stretch for agreeing to help us to come in and do the acholic beverage reform initiative as the appropriate level of review requested we point mayor thank you for your leadership and i will be remiss if i didn't recognize some of the local leaders on the side supervisor cowen who's the supervisor the district 10 the officer involved shooting mario woods and our president of the police commission commissioner loftus and the director of our office of citizens complaints that director joyce hicks and of course there almost goes without no introduction from the very onset has been requesting the review it is important to note that almost immediately after the use of
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mario woods it was not often anybody the trust for many residents in san francisco was shaken and to that end i have conversations with the cops office specifically chief ray and director davis to see if we can engage in a review they thought was appropriate i was familiar about the las vegas police department acholic beverage youth from some years ago the 71 recommends we've began to work on with the police commission i assure you we've talked about the reengineering the use of force as an issue as director davis said they're all struggling across the country with a weapons short of a firearm we have to deal with folks with beverage weapons and other weapons especially folks in country having with something other than a firearm so to that we said on the other hand, ends up we'll speak to the deesclation and
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remind the officers the sanctity of life and not only them but the community and could be suspects of crime to say it work in process we've undertaken the initial start to this with a full review and the help of the department of justice and doing what we can to rebuild the trust shaken. >> open up for questions. >> one comment. >> just one thing i don't know about the timeline i apologize to the community knows how this works over the next - approximately 8 to 10 months will be the assessment and the besides the inspector duffy the officers and thoughts of documents and use of force cases going back several years and the toll members of the committee
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engaging the community-based and one is usually less talked about but the youth organization what are the youths of san francisco that may have concerns especially young felons so take into account the best practices and policy and imperial discipline and others policies and come up with a report we'll stay we'll continue to provide technical assistance and necessary bring in the experts along the way and give you the public report and monitoring our city of los angeles process to engage the community because our #12e789 r assessment may be one part didn't but explicit mean much the community didn't said we're aware that people have difficulty getting this we'll move around the city to people have you know through our preschool process that
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people have to have a voice they have to know that city government and governments are listening they have a fair opportunity to share their examiners we can learn from that. >> at this time i'll open up for questions. >> my apologies at this point. >> the district attorney said there was an obstruction in the investigation for getting documents and is your office go about to an investigation and district attorney can't get the (inaudible) on the murder of mario woods so a great question later today, we'll be meeting with folks our process is without contradiction and one of the things we'll be looking at
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want transparent of the bart and the sfefkz year and a half enough detail whether they should and shouldn't get the documents but leave it up to the district attorney and the families put together our intent to meet with them and the community leader to see their prospective we'll be open and transparent and share and it is we'll be candid if there is an obstruction weigh be crystal before waiting 6 to 8 months to share we share it with the department and now with that said, that is not what is happening i'll leave it up to the city but our process is about trained we'll evaluate that. >> how so that diversity from the civil rights versus the division and any requirement
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to input our recommendation and would there is requirement (inaudible) how. >> that's a great question when 9 gentleman a referring to on the continuances of services there's a process called a pattern practice investigation that's a civil process and a proposals the difference what they're similar and the process the initial assessment 8 to 10 months neiman is where your los gatos an in depth top to bottom investigation and the recommendations and the didn't even did recommendations we come up with the specific recommendations if it is the civil rights they'll be entered spots city and impossible requirements with our process it is not encompassed with a cul-de-sacks but with the
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public opinion that can be just as important when the community knows when the police department is supposed to be doing we're not a civil or a enforcement arm of united states but you'll get an in depth assessment and understanding where the department is at and the recommendation to get mind of them that is not only constitutional but amongst the best practices the 12 policing and the community will be empowered to hold us accountable to those standards this is quite frankly where is the mayor and board of supervisors look at how they embrace those recommendations that is with the police department. >> was there not cops you are in cooperation with the sfpd with them 2 years ago
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with the lindsey review was conducted by your department and the agreement of the san francisco police department. >> no, i don't believe so we have the reform around since 2011 we named san francisco the teeth we've node done an assessment of the san francisco police department. >> is there a element of confidentiality in the mission of transparent the request for candor (inaudible) really. >> without the community being (inaudible). >> absolutely it will be impossible to garter the information so we'll be hearing from the interview but the report one way or the other won't identify the officers alibi as is team goes 2, 3, 4 ride along
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these we know that part will be confidentiality we'll have an opportunity for interviews and talk to the police union and the community-based organizations and concerned about at their own - we're talk to them this is there are issues we should be focusing on but that part we'll not say who we talk to and get people to be open i see our experience your challenge any city we're not - we're starting the process in san francisco one they know i'll ask the community to look at because people are concerned many cases i think my cherns shows the for the right of police officers want to do do right thing this is the
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opportunity they become very vocal and supportive of the idea of change who wants to be not disrespect two wants to want the community to respect them and not have respect to make their jobs safer that makes it better and the crime fooishth relationship better so the level is important, however, we'll not support that's an issue that is a culture whether this is an ongoing investigation. >> go i'm paulette brown i lost my son 9 years ago the homicide on here in to and we want to bring up about the racism we're not (inaudible) i understand mario woods issue but here i've been on the battlefield and met with the mayor and i've may be seated point chief suhr for the last 9 years and if you
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wanted - more mothers like myself we need to be healed i've been around supervisor cowen, commissioner president loftus and everyone knows me, i'm bringing awareness to every mother suffering florida in silence to homicide we want to understand mario woods and we understand but we want the same uproar but our children being murdered and what is happening in our community. >> i'm sorry for your loss i agree with you very much so as we look at building trust the police department the community as we look at the engaging of the best practices we also know that this is also the best way to fight claim to enhance public safety and monitor the trust
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you have a hive case vicinity people will come forward and talk about the murders and find many ways would be against here on behalf of the appellant i think we share that and from the attorney general we're linked fetch constitutional basis to president obama policing is a way to make your community safer and established relationships so with your lost in mind this important it is not about a triggering case but looking at where the department what two as a nation and it is about thousands of cases we're talking about so thank you very much for that question. >> i still want to be on the advisory board. >> i'd like to you to respond (inaudible) .
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>> so i can - afford you the latter the bottom line i appeared before the blue-ribbon committee no stonewalling and the documents that blue-ribbon committee asked for where for the to the da to pass to the blue-ribbon committee by whatever law some of those are confidential developments and the resources we're thank you for the opportunity overseeing documents to us saying the committee was not attached to the district attorney's office an advisory committee to it end the documents were there to provide the public documents. >> right here. >> chief he one way or another in the da interviews
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the rank and file pedicabs from the blue-ribbon and the poa will that will your requirement for the federal review. >> no didn't we were informed by the district attorney and the blue-ribbon panel all the officers will be voluntary their entitled per the constitution that appears from the public defender's office to search representation and in this sensations the department asked the department of justice to come in and
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anybody the dufts coming with the full weight of the department of justice wishes to speak to us. >> the contribute contributor for the u.s. district attorney given the san francisco police department and the tech instantaneously and some of the concerns of the community leaders if you were asked for a civil rights investigation and why you if not or why decided not to get into the civil rights investigation. >> you know the federal authorities, you know, also have their eyes open and receive the questions requests for investigations when we have a request for a practice investigation we're referring to which is really the next step up from the weather form it is saluted by avoided by the department we can see the 93 u.s. city attorney's office and consult with the sifting division at woovshd to see what we know at the time whether a civil rights investigation is appropriate that is is a complication occurred and the decision was made to go forward of course, what we have acholic beverage reform for the department you know will continue to pursue anything
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that comes in appropriate. >> so i'll go ahead i think i'll city ask a question in making the decision i understand the communities concern the city of jurisdiction may ask for usually, we're looking at an independent review investigation we've seen the process as part of progress for me in determining we'll say yes there is a full investigation and including the conversations with the leadership of the department of justice community the attorney general to see the best response nothing we're doing today whether preclude the sifting folks from come in the circumstances or didn't exist or changes needed resulted with the constitution of violations so the department of justice maintenance adversities ability to do the practices
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i'll make that clear quite frankly no way around that exposure the only way around any exposure for the best practices is not engaging with the constitution of the violations and basically happening the police department not justified to do do investigations so i do want i did is an important question i caution us about this because they are completely different programs but the services that the departments have to have and it is st. francis the decision of the department of justice that the acholic beverage reform can work not because 4 the pd police department asked for that but a strong community and holding all departments accountable they've approved the condition of the oversight board so we can good afternoon them to do what they're elected to do it
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can absolutely work if 2 didn't things change we make - not the full cooperations a practices that can't be changed to the process we'll definitely refer the matter to up to the levied and the only thing we'll start with one thing in mind we provide the best services to the people of san francisco and as promised and the people of san francisco deserve and provider that we will make the best opportunity we believe this is the best response based on requests and we got requests not only from the mayor and the police chief. >> the civil rights and the attorneys for more in depth private practices we take into consideration and had a discussion. >> (inaudible) have confidence in this
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process (inaudible) and the public especially in a public commission here is that the way they behave in their oversight how did that happen on the streets this change needs to be now i carry this on. >> i think that is the purchase of progress there remains this culture the first way to abort to identify it and said where and how a and a what stent and the practices that allow this in responsive to our question. >> yes. the champ will not be the first assessment you're getting the word the united states department of justice will be independent you look at the report it will be brutally honestly
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and candidly handout i make p that kroifrl i want to know that the obligation i can't help you but can help you once the recommendation is there this is where the city i think that question i have a powerful question one that is predicament even that is the organization alike if it didn't change we'll take into account the options i can't promise other than we will continue to provide candid responses and get to the first 6 months report you'll see the responses we provided no philadelphia 91 recommendations made and their pretty sure on their way an, an example philadelphia we had a six months repo6 months report and officer involved shooting were down 41 percent and davis shootings are down the
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police trust is building up we identified some troubling statistics and disparmentd racial disparticipated unbeknownst armed african-american men so the community has a to get data and say side by side with the department and the leadership is committed but used to live in the bay area i don't this is your home with the people can and cannot do i think they'll offer this to all the community-baseds this is a long term journey let's see if this works and it empowers you with the issues to hold the police department accountable if we are not pursuing it didn't tie our hands as a mentions the attorney general has options and services she can call upon but we're at the stamp
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with loot communities are are disfranchised people feel the department is not listening and pause and make that a unique opportunity to give voice and share and see if we make a difference together that's all i ask i'll not say over knitted it will change when you ask you to work with us and we can hear you and factor that into our assessment. >> may i have a few additional questions. >> week. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ the san francisco. the reporter: has many opportunities to get out and
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placing play a 4 thousand acres of play rec and park has a place win the high sincerely the place to remove user from the upper life and transform into one of mother nachdz place go into the rec and park camp mather located one hundred and 80 square miles from the bay bridge past the oakland bridge and on and on camp mather the city owned sierra nevada camping facility is outings outside the gate of yosemite park it dates back before the area became is a popular vacation it i sites it
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was home to indians who made the camp where the coral now stands up and artifacts are found sometimes arrest this was the tree that the native people calm for the ac accordions that had a high food value the acorns were fatally off the trees in september but they would come up prosecute the foothills and were recipe the same as the people that came to camp camp is celebrating it's 90th year and the indians were up here for 4 thousand we see every day of them in the grinding rocks around the camp we have about 15 grinding sites in came so it was a major summer report area for the 92 hawks.
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>> through there are signs that prosperity were in the area it was not until the early part of the century with the 76 began the construction of damn in helpfully a say mill was billed open the left hand of the math for the construction by which lake was used to float logs needed for the project at the same time the yosemite park and company used the other side of the camp to house tourists interesting in seeing the national park and the constructions of damn when the u son damn was completed many of the facilities were not needed then the city of san francisco donated the property it was
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named camp mather the first director it was named after him tuesday morning away amongst the pine the giant sequoia is the giants inventories first name if our title is camp means there's going to be dirt and bugs and so long as you can get past that part this place it pretty awesome i see i see. >> with a little taste of freedom from the city life you can soak up the country life with swimming and volley ball
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and swimming and horseback riding there you go buddy. >> we do offer and really good amount of programming and give a sample p of san francisco rec and park department has to offer hopefully we've been here 90 years my camp name is falcon i'm a recession he leader i've been leading the bill clinton and anarchy and have had sometimes arts and crafts a lot of our guests have been coming for many years and have
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almost glutin up, up here he activity or children activity or parent activity here at camp mather you are experiencing as a family without having to get into a car and drive somewhere fill your day with with what can to back fun at the majestic life the essence of camp mather one thing a that's been
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interesting i think as it evolves there's no representation here oh, there's no representation so all the adults are engine i you know disconnected so there's more connection the adults and parents are really friendly but i think in our modern culture i you know everyone's is used to be on their phones and people are eager to engagement and talk they don't have their social media so here they are at camp mather how are i doing. >> how are you doing it has over one hundred hundred cabins those rustic structures gives camp mather the old atmosphere that enhances the total wilderness experience and
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old woolen dressers and poaches and rug i do lay out people want to decorate the front of thaifr their cabins and front poefrnz their living room is outside in this awesome environment they're not inviting their guests inside where the berms are people get creative with the latin-american and the bull frogs start the trees grow and camp mather is seen in a different light we're approaching dinner time in the construction of the hetch hetchy damn the yosemite park built jackson diane hauling hall to serve the guests it does was
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it dbe does best service s serve the food. >> i'm the executive chef i served over 15 hundred meals a day for the camp mather folks breakfasts are pancakes and french toast and skranld eggs and hash brown's our meal formulate is we have roost lion it's reflecting of the audience we have people love our meals and love the idea they can pick up a meal and do worry about doing the dishes can have a great time at
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camp mather after camp people indulge themselves everyone racks go in a place that's crisis that i air after the crackinging of a campfire a campfire. >> the evening is kept up with a tenant show a longed tradition it features music i tried this trick and - this talent show is famous for traditional things but we have new things ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ the first 7, 8, 9 being on stage and being embarrassed and doing random things >> unlike my anothers twinkling stars are an unforcible memory ♪ ♪ ♪ admission to camp mather is through a lottery it includes meals and camp programs remember all applicant registration on line into a lottery and have a rec and park department family account to register registration typically begins the first week of january and ends the first week in february
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this hey sierra oasis is a great place to enjoy lifeiest outside of the hustle and bustle and kickback and enjoy and a half >> everything is so huge and beautiful. >> the children grew up her playing around and riding their bites e bicycles it's a great place to let the children see what's outside of the city common experience is a this unique camp when you get lost in the high sierra wilderness camp mather is waiting and we look
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forward to city manager's office you here soon ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪.
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>> good morning, everyone such for joining us on behalf of san francisco general hospital foundation i'm sdpieftd welcome you, you to the hoa's we're delighted did have you join us for inform essential annual event in november we gathered for a ribbon cutting of the acute care and trauma at jesus christ san francisco general and at the end of last year the capital champiampaign came to ae i'm proud to share with you together we raised over one and
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$41 million (clapping.) isn't that great (clapping.) for critical equipment and technology for the acute care facility for all looking at to the patient move in the spring as a you collaplap for you it i of you made that happen thank you very much (clapping.) for that facility a special thanks to the teams at webb core and jan changing architect and at jacobs and/or the san francisco public works for the successful completion of the amazing facility (clapping.) yes we reached an exciting new era in philanthropy with the hypothetical o hospital one request demonstrates the power
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universe public-private partner and continuing the foundation ongoing relationship we look forward look forward welcoming dr. susan as the next chief financial officer of jacuzzi san francisco general san francisco general welcome (clapping.) we wouldn't be here today without the vision of nancy bechtel and then newman. >> (clapping.) who brought that has the right to san francisco project to the foundation and then inspired by the projects success pam bear and judy created the lunch you'll have today
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(clapping.) i don't think 11 years ago any of us could have imaged. monumental the hearts in san francisco will have on jacuzzi jacuzzi and our community i'm standing here on the great shoulder of these leaders thank you. (clapping.) >> today, we celebrate our beloved possehospital and recog the extraordinarily awards with the heroes and hearts the snatch have the foundations largest source of unrestricted revenue and help to fuel our hearts grant program since 2004 the foundation funded 4 hundred grants of more than $10 milli $10 million thank you all for that (clapping.)
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now i'd like to take a moment to recognize those who have helped make that heroes and hearts a great success he success with corporate sponsors at&t, and wells fargo (clapping.) functioning and changing architect and pg&e and walgreens (clapping.) the stanley foundation and usf, united health group. >> visa thank you so much. >> (clapping.) and our in kind media sponsors for the awareness alice a 97.3 and k bs radio and san francisco business times and san francisco chronicle san francisco magazine and sf gates
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(clapping.) we're grateful to giants enterprises for your ongoing and phil and the management for the dollar bill meal we've created today thank you. >> also things to the fine wine partners for providing the wipe and all the events production partners thank you so much (clapping.) i'd like to acknowledge the dedication of the hard work staff at the foundation led by ceo amanda and along with the hearts events leadership committee for their candidates to make that event another great celebration thank you for all your hard work (clapping.) and most importantly we thank the compassionate hospital staff
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above and beyond the call of duty spirit demonstrate by every single member of the hospital team with the characteristic also model by the heros today it is this above and beyond the call of duty spirit that makes zuckerberg's 70 san francisco general the trauue heart of the city will the providers and folks please stand so we can recognize you look at around the room (clapping.) wow. >> thank you thanks again for joining us today now admit my pleasure to recognize jim foley i well
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connie thank you and once again thank you whether brick and mortar we leave the wells fargo president of the bank and ever since wells fargo opened our doors in '892 the investment the committee is our priority we make those decisions every single year we're looking for partners that make a deep impact the communities and when you think about using this criteria you to to put zuckerberg's san francisco general at the top of the list as connie mentions an amazing staff at san francisco general hospital but august it is the culture a culture we provide world-class care to anyone, everyone and through every stage of their lives chief of staff now i have to admit i'm extremely proud that wells fargo is sponsoring those events and troubled over $2 million but
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i'm proud of being 1r068d the signature momentum over 10 years ago our ceo ted was approached by who i'll call san francisco royalty two community leaders that came to wells fargo to try to launch the hearts in san francisco project and, of course, by the royalty i mean ellen newman and nancy (clapping.) ellen and flans had an idea how to continue to celebrate everything that is great about inform san francisco and how to raise money for the heart and zuckerberg's san francisco general hospital you can now find dozens of heart sculpts across the city in corporate offices and residential homes and public spaces and in fact, it is said
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the longtime line in san francisco is not playoff ticked to the giants world series but the longest line to take a self if i of the sidewalk somewhat, but you'll selfies aside has raised $13 million. >> now we'll tell you we should be extremely proud of organizations that the individuals contributed are with us today but many my home the number 13 is an unlucky 94 number now brought up to move beyond 13 to today everyone joining us this afternoon has an opportunity to take home one of 19 different things that size that fit all spaces that are auctioned off on ebay and when
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you invest in the works of art your contributing to programs that touch predicaartiality hea advocacy and expansion are the san francisco medical-legal partner and the hearing aid for school age program we'll hear about later new let's meet the creativity folks behind the sculpts ask each artist to stand to be recognized at your table shannon (clapping.) mark 0. >> nell a. >> leno diaz. >> vanessaes no one's.
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>> trashicey. >> demetry queen henry's alliance he is cia. >> (clapping.) laura noel selena laura paul keri ann plank monique steiner. >> jill stevenson ritter your darnell and j w steel how about a big hand for all the artists. >> (clapping.) >> now once again don't forget the action is at 1:30 if you need assistance in placing our
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bid see us at the ebay table now my honor to welcome to the stage the mayor of our great city the honorable mayor ed lee (clapping.) >> happy new year everybody. >> oh, this feels like a second fan festival; right? well, thank you jim for that introduction and again, thank you to wells fargo for all the good spoupport you give us in making up a world-class city
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>> thank you for your leadership in this this year's heroes and hearts lunch on. >> hello, everyone again, i really am thank you for supporting the cities hospital the city's only trauma center and certainly every year serve on one hundred thousand patients a year from every income level no matter what their background is or where they came from and it is wonderful to be here as well to celebrate the numeroenormous contributions of your heros where a lot of heart you'll see the heros james larson and officer ralph rock we will and dr. thank you for being champions of our city
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(clapping.) i'd like to think that the zuckerberg's san francisco general represents san francisco to t at its best it certainly highlights the best in all of us. it is a hospital for all san franciscans the general a a historic institution it is a intofl hope a place lives are started saved and sometimes remade it is a designation so far any and all of us when we're most in need and for two additional reasons one that i know my good friends former mayor willie brown knows this is a hospital like city hall it is sitting on base solicitor oversees that we know about that is the most modern seismic
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resist technology this is our new hospice the result of so many of you and the leaders and the foundation coming together to make sure we had a below market rate hospital for generations to come and in addition to providing the quality care the general trains future leader in health care and conducts innovative research that saves lives to the long-standing partnerships are eric u uc san francisco thank you charter school for helping us make the partnership so strong that's another unique thing about the hospital. >> (clapping.) >> (clapping.) i'm excited about the move that like an even year the giant an exciting move top notched staff like topnotch players providing great consider and training and research for generations to come and i wanted to say thank you to the entire
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staff for helping to make sure that move is done i'd like to welcome in dr. susan as awe our generals new ceo thank you susan for generations to come (clapping.) this hospital, of course, wie couldn't have done it without you without the great leadership of our san francisco general foundation and the voters who overwhelmingly approved the rebuild bond and the many donations that rehabilitate the city's shared prosperity awhile last year was a brilliant successful years this heroes and hearts is as important as every it is great to see here today, our current and former elected officials, our department heads and commissioners our foundation leadership together showing support for the general, i see many faces that i saw at the opening ceremony of the new
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hospital thank you all for your continued dedication to city's hospital thank you, again to pam and larry bear your leadership on our san francisco general foundation has been just really tremendous and to my good friend judith and rich for your incredible leader the heroes and hearts campaign (clapping.) and, of course, i won't miss an opportunity to say thank you to dr. mr. sharp and zuckerberg's for putting our imprint and jeopardy reduce name to our city (clapping.) those names that i said and the people and the time they give and the individuals in this room i say a tremendous thank you for making sure that our zuckerberg's san francisco
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general names the world-class hospital for everyone for future years to come i know that every time somethione is hurt the cit they know and building they will have world-class treatment that's why our hospital is so important but the commitment the candidates by all of you is precious that makes a huge difference what happened then an entire city back? >> our general and says this is the place that we want everyone to feel welcome congratulations and lunar new years and let's go giants thank you >> (clapping.) my name is angelica. >> angelica is a 7-year-old
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imperative the emt clinic about 7 months ago they same e came in into the clinic her parents thought she had hearing loss. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> sthaks to the san francisco general hospital foundation we've been able to create a one-stop shop for those children now children come in get their hearing evaluated and get the hearing aids and receive their follow-up care and i like my hearing aids for all the services you made possible thank
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you for supporting the foundation. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> thanks for everything. >> (clapping.) ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage paul blank ship the regional vice president at walgreens (clapping.) >> whoops. >> thank you thank you very much it is a rashlth to see the impact of the heroes and hearts program on the community and we'll to say life is local since walgreens was founded in 1901 we've seen the connection between great and strong community and just good business so on behalf of walgreens i'm thrilled to pick up the celebration of this
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year's heros jim has known to his colleagues and friends (clapping.) has dedicated to the eye and vision care of zuckerberg's since the 1980s gallon as a intuition to restoring the sighted to several patients over others years as a supervisor in the department the open motion he leads by example and training newcomers clinic staff that has an impressive team leadership under his gowns he seeks outpatient that might have difficulties to revolve any issues to make sure they have an open mall experience jim exemplifies zuckerberg's san francisco general so special and has accomplished much, in fact, during the hiv aids epidemic he
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had the compassionate care of the out bureaucrats with many patient a driving force behind the ice care outreach bringing the vision care to patient throughout the city that are unable to travel it zuckerberg's san francisco general because of jim's efforts the van wiis an successful for the that extends beyond the walls please help me welcome please join me in welcoming jim larson to the stage (clapping.) >> thank you so much i can't
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be possible begin to tell you what that means to me it is an honor it means i've been appreciated inform what i do i get it appreciation from the patien patient it direct and griffin i was hired as a technician the eye clinic was a part of services a hard time the aids a epidemic began we were the front many days more patient that needed screening than the waiting room could accommodate and saw everyone and impressed by the powerful conversations and the positive altitudes ov over the course of the 28 years the eyes complain has more space and staff to treat an ongoing population of patient we definitely had our champions and some days more than others but
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it continues to be a pleasure probation officer work at zuckerberg san francisco general especially with the dedicated staff with the excellent ca car with a warm heart and smile zuckerberg's san francisco general has been at forefront of modern day medicine i want to applaud the city, the philanthropy and everyone for making this possible i'm gratified to be a small part of project and we continue with the advanced time program and the i van that was mentioned everybody here deserves the heros award it is my sincere hope to thank each other for the great work we do everyday i didn't have a lot of role models growing up i did not have
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one probation officanyone to pu home and purpose here and gave me a change to push myself excuse me. i never saw my work accomplishment would be recognized pub words cannot truly express how grateful i am thank you (clapping.) >> male welcome march vice president at external affairs at at&t california. >> thank you it is a pleasure to be representing at&t today
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at&t we believe that every student deserves opportunities to reach his or her full potential by removing barriers, sparking innovative solutions and making connects by that we help every student achieve a bright and successful future we're proud to announce our next heros officer is a 1 year veteran of the san francisco police department and a member of the sfpd youth and community engagement unit officer blackwell helped chief executive officer with future programs that helped over one thousand students with paid combirpz and city agrees and partnership with san francisco sencitizens sf city future graduates recently completed mayor fourth year 41
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students from 14 to 18 rep all 16 public high schools were places in technically companies and the students gained real world skills in a productive environment officer rock we will colleagues said he's the rock pin that was recognizing by the capitol hill champions of change and when cancel is not 2, 3, 4 session officer walking rock well over seize the summer subpoena project with over 200 and 50 teenagers this helps the students to grow natural foods all of which are donated to project open hands and another go foods banks it goes above and beyond the call of duty his success is demonstrated the countless youbd spider by
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participating the program please join me in welcoming officer rockwell to the stage (clapping.) >> wow. >> i did prepare a speech but i don't think it will work right now i give thank upstairs first and thanks to you and thanks to the chief, the mayor, all you distinguished guests influential people you guys make that ice to do hard work because of you with our support systems, your
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encouragement, that this is easy to accomplish as far as the outreach, the connection it is been a lot years i've seen holes the city and this is the first time and not to take away if anyone else position but this is a first time i've seen command staff, supervisors, mayor's office, all these component playing together in the sandbox nicely that allows us to actually do work and have the support system so (clapping.) i truly look forward to the next phases of the city's growth we have programs set up right now that are youth focused it is
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because of people like the mayor, the chief and all the support systems out there including yourselves that makes that regardiwarding and it is humbling to be up here i appreciate that and thank you. >> (clapping). >> i'm carl combonz and at age of 25 i suffered an injury a gunshot wound and went to the hospital and flatlined they brought me back but i woke up without my leg. >> i remember the tragedy i felt when you have small
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business so young and you know they lost the majority of their leg i don't know how i got 0 through it was frustrated and anger those are challenging times for those patients at tthey go thro anger and depression and various phases of recovery. >> i had to go through hours and hours of therapy and falling down and getting back up and physicist and walking and shuffling two years later i was doing marshall arts. >> he was able to channel whether anger or hope or his passion and energies do be a positive force. >> i'm thankful to have the relationship with san francisco general they were there for me at my lost peak. >> carlos is giving back and he discuses something people listen.
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>> they invited me to come and meet others memorialize i would like to change and help others it is better to know the truth than utilized to all be okay none that that of their defeated you'll feel victorious and defeated again buckle up a long ride a ride of ups and downs and this is your life this is this is who you usare. >> without the support of san francisco general hospital foundation we wouldn't be able to do this kind of work. >> thanks and thank you. (clapping.) >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome dr. andrew the surgeon at zuckerberg san francisco
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general hospital san francisco general. >> (clapping). >> morning. >> morning. >> or good afternoon now i want to take a moment to take every single again for our astonishing generosity your support allows the foundation to provide more than $10 million for the heroes and hearts program those grants will allow (clapping.) those grants have loud any colleagues and me the opportunity it explore initiative and projects we might not, able to pursue your empowering us to touch the lives and impacts beyond the walls to
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build a healthier san francisco i'm sxietd by zuckerberg san francisco general hospital and trauma center still trying to get used to that has accomplished and looked forward to all that we will be able to accomplish together the future i'm beyond proud to work with some of the most talented and professionals the field and philanthropic investment you entrusted us to change and save lives everyday we've seen the philanthropy can be a game-changer and plays a critical roll in the future of our great public hospital but through our support that we're going to make positive changes the community and the neighborhoods and residents in san francisco zuckerberg san francisco general is the corner of the san francisco health
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network and so vitally in many ways especially, as our city's only trauma center you have answered a call many times in many ways to demonstrate our support by being there today on behalf of my colleagues at zuckerberg san francisco general hospital i want to thank you for the most part evefrooerment eve dools will inspire future philanthropic to the national and global leader to today, i humanly ask you to make donation now you'll see the cards is on your table right in front of you so today, i humbly sky to make a donation everyone at the hospital seize and feels a difference awhile most importantly our patients and their londved ones we have answered the call when earthquake in loma prieta in
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1989 when patients are injured and the accidents we answer the call and firefighters or police officers are injured we answer the call we'll answer the call if any one of you have injured could i or is next day when a plane crashes asdz san francisco general hospital and receives 66 victims on with an todday we anr the call (clapping.) we're ready to answer the call during the super bowl last week and a celebration super bowl city and the nfl experience now, it's time for you to answer the call and you have the card. >> you are in total control please do what you conditian op hearts this afternoon and give
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grashz and i thank you and zuckerberg san francisco general hospital thanks you and everyone that you serve thanks you, please give our demolition donation cards to the table hosts i'll hold this up again that's what the script says and thank you very much (clapping.) ladies and gentlemen, our program will continue shortly. >> it was a 11 years ago that this luncheon had it's
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start this signature event de dearly called heroes and hearts and if you're the mood to party and you've got age stark you, you th you, wine and dine and enjoy our heart at tonight hearts after dark for we are celebrating a hospital design that continues to help so many by giving of its time a special grants to the foundation has inspired a new name it is now the zuckerberg san francisco general hospital san francisco general which has gardened international familiar and this luncheon this is should on by many they deserve the sort
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of familiar famous /* family meet nancy beck cell and dear ellen newman all your effort with quite supervise human and wants your leadership autopll ou knowi doing some wonderful things there's connie shannon your fearless leader amanda oh, lord how we need her and all that you do and carlyle none like you it is a fair thanks and to ann and judy goldheim and to dr. susan air lick in
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coming coping to each and every and every one of you may i say bravo. >> now let me tell you you about our sponsors wells fargo and at&t can't live without can't say enough about them walgreens and at&t you unite health group and visa too you see we can't do this without y you. >> stanley foundation changing and - but heck present the hearts sponsors dark event we're grateful to all for answering the call to come and give our
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sponsors all a break great big hand. >> (clapping). >> the heros honored today are wonderful they're wonderful, so they say. >> rockwell your work is wonderful, just wonderful so they tell me. >> c a great physician, james
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larson a topnotch intuition and kari you really are one great m man. >> and there's someone we admire she's used to spidinspire so no has more - i declare. >> this leefrn is truly wonderful, wonderful in every way. >> i'm proud to say it operationally is all something in our city by the baybay
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san francisco san francisco, open your golden gate you'll let nobody wait outside your door san francisco, here is your wanderin' one commissioner breslin commissioner breslin those only make me love you, your the heart of all the - a golden one san francisco, open your golden gate commissioner breslin.
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>> (clapping.) ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage judy goldheim san francisco general hospital chair >> (clapping.) wow, it is wonderful to be up here and see all of you people supporting a great hospital and that was just that announcements was the best thing we've ever had i'm so happy (clapping.) speaking of wonderful people i was going to let you know who are here today, we are very, very lucky to have such big and broad support kiacross the city
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we've had a multitude of mayors mayor ed lee and former mayor willie brown mayor franklin jorge go dodepen and mayor gavin newsom and here to support the hospital (clapping.) paul po loss and charlotte schultz and unfortunately george it made it right to the door and had to go and do something else we are very grateful to you guys for coming today supervisor cowen is here and supervisor farrell and supervisor wiener scori secretary of interi skewing and chief suhr. >> chief joanne hayes-white the director of the 37b9 baerz and the height go network rose
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pickens and a form ceo jim online congressional and health commissioners david sanchez and you see charter school sam and our own advice dean at the zuckerberg general susan carl e carlyle. (clapping.) >> i just want to say we're arithmetic lucky arithmetic lucky to have the support of all those fine people and they make a huge difference to the work that the general does and can do i have one more special person to tell you about who is here his hard work has been seen worldwide from israel he cared
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for i haven't had aservice and military in tan necessary, he's served in leadership roles florida in san francisco surgical society the pacific coast and the northern california of the american colleges of the surgeons and served as the president of the board of directors and helped to establish the west coast branch of medicaid share a nonprofit that requires stores and ships medical equipment to hospitals in developing countries he currently stenographers on that s ssi /* sizingy committee this will gone for ever but been chief at the general and vice chair of usf until 2008
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we are proud he's part of our family and that he joins us today for a very special reason would you welcome please dr. bill. >> (clapping.) thank you judy it is an honor to introduce a truly great san franciscan the recipient of the san francisco san francisco general hospital foundations 2016 spirit award pam bear (clapping.) >> born if the deep south and
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raised? fort worth texting panel helped to put herself to 9 university of austin with a degree in finance after working in banking she is moved to new york city to seek her future and start her company market link her husband larry spotted her at the at a party and after pleadings for 3 months she give the gazing imply a break and went on on or about date they were married two years later in september 1990 he who persists wins (laughter) pursue pam moved to san francisco in 1993 months pregnant when larry started the with the giants she knew monnop and a couple of months ago she appeared as quality with her son
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anthony and followed by zachary and a daughter in 2000 the bear family with pam as it's ancestor is driven by a core set of the values she is commented to the private property or principle of repairing the world and poourz pr's that you see this goal with with every fiber of ore being she has the qualities of compassion with resolute and impressive organizational stikis but first and foremost is family this warm lovely family was made strrng by an accident in 2001 that fortunately had a happy okay. and introduced pam to zuckerberg san francisco
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general. >> given driven by a desire to help panel embraced the san francisco project con assumed by el less than aless than and nany and early on with goldheim arranged for sculpts under a huge tent at the arout&t park we we are this event was san francisco's best kept secret our hospital on the map they devoted herself to the heroes and hearts campaign bringing theory special creativity to insure a first-rate event pam didn't do run of mill the heroes and hearts luncheon brings together the leadership of the city, our hospital and corporate social cultural and artistic communities in support
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of this unique resource our hospital pam has been a key leader in making that happen 7 years ago she conceived an everything event heros after dark to attract the younger leads and this is a tremendous success all of this culminated the heart of the capital campaign with pam and last year and rich and judy leading the way pam and larry pubically identifies themselves with the zuckerberg san francisco general they are our greatest ambassadors without her sustained effort over many years we wouldn't have a new acute care and trauma center equipped with state of the art equipment second to none in addition she activity raises money for the usf family house
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school fundraiser the implied memorial church and the contemporary jewish museum her lastly genuine for goes on sake that support fundraiser for various nonprofit organizations doing good work and she does all that while raising four spectacular young people and carpooling and driving them and maintaining a ho home a grandfather place for friends and family ladies and gentlemen, it is pournl to present the spirit award to the first lady of the san francisco giants and a beloved member of the zuckerberg snvl community pam bear
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(clapping.) >> wow. >> i'm really touched i've nothing prepared this was all a surprise what touches me - sorry - dr. bill walks on water for me
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i first met dr. the halls of the san francisco general hospital my worst night i know you've talked at the luncheon before i did not need to repeat but an honor to get an award you're the heros the doctors and nurses the real heros i have lucky my moms here i feel really blasz blessed to have here i feel like she set a great example i remember - (clapping.) i remember when i was i don't know 1, 14 or 1 used to want to be a nurse i have a candy
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stripper in fort worst texting and fast forward my lastly help is raising money for the unanimousamazing work i didn't have the guts do be a nurse er doctor or you know, i didn't have it in me i can be on the sidelines and see the amazing work ifrlg that's a gift to see it all and the police and firefighters and the pharmaciar that city has a heartbeat nun like another i'm lucky to have been on the inside and able to see that. >> when our son zach had his accident our worst day it opened our eyes as a family to so much more the city and there's a lot
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of people that came to me and said you know my so often or daughter or cousins is homeless or has been taken to the general because of trauma accident but this hospital serves everyone it everything's no one is turned away that is amazing in this day and age it is not only that no one is turned away but every is severed with dignity and compassion you all are my heros i just recently redesigned the board in december and not i did not redesign us of no work to be done i resigned because i want to be an ambassador always on the streets of san francisco i'll always be an ambassador for the hospital the hospital is in
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a great place now thank you zuckerberg's and all the explain givers there is a lot of you out there a lot of you that have given to the hospital the capital campaign that and there's more to come and more work to be done i'll always be an before the hsa hospital has a deep-rooted place in anywhere heart and thank you for all being here today you all give everyday to this hospital i wanted more people that know and understand about the great work the doctors and nurses and the staff the better so thank you for the most pa for the most pa
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frrments i'm going on the streets getting the message out of the good work and be an ambassador forever thank yfrom bottom of my heart (clapping.) >> i play music i'm a musician a drummer. >> yeah. >> i was an active drug yours it good, bad i become homeless, i wasn't playing music i was diagnosed with hiv i thought game over in a sense. >> many people when they again diagnosed they have a moment they think their life is over they think about dying. >> i wouldn't be able to have
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any type of meaningful relationships and shunned. >> right now i live a normal life hiv didn't define me i've been clean for four and a half years and engaged to sandy and she's negative it is now possible for people to not triumphs history to their partners so many like him can embarrass love and ri6r7z and choose to have a family i love san francisco general hospital when i was a 406b8 drug yours they stuck and supported and helped me with abduction and history san francisco general is a lifesaver. >> day after so i may have to cook. >> the partner has made a giant contributions to the
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community i've seen people like him, no hope and getting information to realize the cris choice is there's to love and be loved and have choice around has nothing to do with having a family. >> i'm healthy and it is good we'll be married this summer. >> pretty magical actually the future - looks at really good. >> (clapping.) ladies and gentlemen, please welcome david principal for fong and changing architects. >> from the bottom of my heart as an architect behind the new acute care and trauma center those videos you'll see a
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reminder of the lightning work that happened inside the hospital wall we're honored to help to create apace that accepts the way that the staff feels about their patient that has health and feeling before i introduce the next winner of the heart to heart recipient special thanks to the amazing hospital staff and the formal ceo mr. o'connor and he intern ceo rolland for the fast leadership. >> (clapping.) also for home shaterry sturlts to make sure that the client was heard loud and clear (clapping.) and form public health mitch and
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currency director bearinarbara s and march for his advice. >> (clapping.) and for project manager ron who successfully manages one of the most complex projects the history of san francisco ron (clapping.) and for foundation chair ceo for the passion and implemecommitme for usf dr. sue carlyle for the support of this project (clapping.) i'd like to thank the a team and our ma in house team that includes the partners chang and paula department of aging & adult
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services diaz and jonas and jeff and tooing and our amazing staff and finally i want to thank our heavenly father to give us this skill to design this wonderful hospital (clapping.) and now at this point, i'll introduce my friend mr. tersher she is the director the zuckerberg san francisco general hospital and has only one key possibili responsibility to insure that the hospital opened its doors it meets and exceeds expectations as a staff member for almost thirty years sherry has seen the design structure of the hospital and insured the doctors and staff have the is necessary critical equipment to save lives and manage the budget that represents the birth plan executed by the city of san
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francisco and in addition to managing the complex project jerry has been an outstanding ambassador for the foundation and now the knowledge of what it provides for the patient and serving a spokesperson for the leading the staff and community tours of new facility despite the time limits for urban perceived jerry is optimistic from solutions and his commitment to bring the project is the key to success and the success of foundation part of city campaign capital explain thi chaplain please join me in welcoming jerry schultz (clapping.) >> thank you, david
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thank you, everybody from the bottom of my heart for this honor i'm a hero (laughter). >> i know that is true i read it on the internet (laughter) but seriously i we couldn't have done it without you all the people behind the entire project so bear with me i have to acknowledge some key people that were major supports and major players the building of the facility i have to thank, of course, the architects s ta and david and chu lynn and others webb core construction jeff porter son and greg, and then jacobs they've provided the project management and key players down the road for this
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project and it's important i acknowledge overseeing people as well as our influence at dpw, ron alamed and joe and christen they support us very much i want to talk about the dpw leadership hthat has given me nothing but support director barbara garcia and health commissioners and the city support from all the way you will up to the mayor's office from the bottom of my heart. >> i also want to especially point out the efforts of rebuilt team and acknowledge richard project manager and contribution transition director your critical liaison built engineers david and jorge
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rodriquez bear with me, i'm almost done and awe debris our transition coordinator and communication michael my assistant and special thanks to greg and others that have before side by side in this ramp up to the licensing next week. (clapping.) >> the given that is kathy chung and her efforts in the program development and the bond development it it sets the foundation for the project. >> i've had is nothing but support throughout the entire process and enjoyed mayor edwin lee's meeting you and given tours the building i love showing off the lobby and rooftop and the design with patient care
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it has been a great experience i'm humbled by the award i do want to tell you a story wiabou what that feels like to be called a hero going back ten years to a time i ever out sail with any son 13 i was teaching him out to sail i spent the day on the bay sailing and show him how to handle the boats and coming in late it was dusk coming in berkley 200 yards off the shoreline i broke down the sails before coming 13w09 harbor i got hit by and rowing wave and i began to fall overboard you've you've fallen overboard it is a
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process of denial oh, i can grab that and before you know it your in the water and the boat is sailing by my son 13-year-old just taught him how to sail the sails uaw were floppy and he yells to me dad what do i do what do i do i yelled it's all you and as at the sailed away i'm thinking all right. he's going to crash the pier and someone about point out i'm the water i'm in the water 4 manipulates my son turned the boat around and went back and forth 3 times i yelled hishg him instructions drop the safety line he sure didn't tie the safety lines but it held any weight i got back on board the
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boat and when i came on board i was so giddy and happy you know, i didn't have to explain this to his mother (laughter) but i said joe you're my hero and i repeated the story joe you're my hero he said dad, i never thought i'd say those words about me i saw him walk taller this as what this award does that makes we walk taller and people will tawalk taller wh me from the bottom of my heart. >> (clapping) and. >> please welcome to the stage berry airbnb stone vice president of the enter preparedness and operation at
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pacific gas & electric. >> well, good afternoon everyone on behalf of the pg&e i'm delighted and honored to be here a shared mission around emergency preparedness and zuckerberg snvl we train our employees around the clock to make sure that we're ready quickly to respond and effectively and we know the important role that the first responders have as well as those in the medical community and how they play an important role in emergency preparedness i'll existed to be mere to present our next hero dr. clemente had a clemente began working at zuckerberg san francisco general hospital in 2002 a resident in the emergency department after attending stanford university as the city's only trauma center the hospital serves us as a
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medical service base hospital which allowed dr. to focus on the interest in hospital care and working closely with san francisco fire department and paramedics and emergency medical abstractio technicians after working to improve the 9-1-1 systems dr. yeah was the director for the 9-1-1 communication center and in 2012 he began serving as the san francisco fire department medical director dr. yeah was the position responder to the asian airplane crash in 2013 as the only decrease on site i worked with first responders overseeing the medical direction and transitionally he knew that his colleagues at zuckerberg san francisco general were ready and prepared for any type of
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disaster and that everyone was going to get the care they needed understand the importance of corporation across the city's department doctor yeah at the forefront of health care quality by fascist projects all the resources the stcity has to off in pales in comparison with the fire department the cpr and consortium eats american healrt association and the san francisco unified school district doctor yeah implemented the cpr training for all high school ask the and additionally as part of expending and moh he's been involved in a joint projects are the san francisco fire department and the public health had will improve the health of san franciscans most
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vacuum the program calls ems 6 was created to meet the needs of as follows that don't think emergency care for almost all their health care needs for medical emergencies please join me in welcoming in doctor clemente to the stage (clapping.) >> thank you, very much. barry. >> wow. first of all, i want to say from the bottom of my heart to everyone that is here supporting the finest public hospital the country (clapping.) this is the best city the world (clapping.) so i know it's been said many ways by many people but from the bottom of my heart all for supporting zuckerberg san
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francisco general hospital and from the bottom of my heart to the foundation for this tremendous honor many of you who know me know i trained at the old sfgh many of the mentors and teachers here today it makes me very proud to be up here during residency thoughts of other students the general, i learned to be a doctor from my first shift in the emergency department i knew where i wanted to be in my job now i see that the ripple of care that extends beyond the campus a perfect example the ems 6 project so if you notice the symbol of the medical is the 6 star of life you see it on the ambulances and out ring with the harmonies of liberty; outside you are emergency department each the points represent the care and the 6 to
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transfer to the definitely care with the ems 6 team the clopgs o collaboration with the department of public health and fire department we link all phases and bring the best medicine to the vulnerable people if we can achieve this type of teamwork we can do it on all days whatever the super bowl or the world series, 2016 or saturday night in san francisco the best preparation to have a strong core to our emergency care system the new zuckerberg san francisco general hospital so i want to thank a few people specifically i want to thank dr. john brown john >> (clapping.) from the bottom of my heart ber barry and champiopans and the m
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of the public health outreach team and fire department and recognize director barbara garcia and chief joanne hayes-white from the bottom of my heart all for your vision (clapping.) guidance and toughness. (clapping.) >> so it's been said we stand on the shoulder of giants i actually stand on the shoulder of my 5 foot inch wife elizabeth that is on the faculty at san francisco general hospital and the shoulder of my two daughters so if you would please thank them for sharing and supporting me (clapping.) from the bottom of mthank you
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>> thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> >> thank you thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you so very much (laughter). >> congratulations to our heros and thank you to this
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year's artist thank you to the sponsors and thank you to all of you who support heroes and hearts the foundation and zuckerberg san francisco general hospital the heart of our city. >> shop and dine the 49 promotes loophole businesses and changes residents to do thirds shopping and diane within the 49 square miles of san francisco by supporting local services we
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help san francisco remain unique and successful where will you shop and dine shop and dine the 49. >> my name is neil the general manager for the book shop here on west portal avenue if san francisco this is a neighborhood bookstore and it is a wonderful neighborhood but it is an interesting community because the residents the neighborhood muni loves the neighborhood it is community and we as a book sincerely we see the same people here the shop all the time and you know to a certain degree this is part of their this is created the neighborhood a place where people come and subcontract it is in recent years we see a drop off of a lot of bookstores both national chains and
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neighborhoods by the neighborhood stores where coming you don't want to - one of the great things of san francisco it is neighborhood neighborhood have dentist corrosive are coffeehouses but 2, 3, 4 coffeehouses in month neighborhoods that are on their own- that's
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