Silver SPUR Luncheon

"The annual Silver SPUR Awards Luncheon is one of San Francisco’s largest and most important civic events of the year. Over 2,000 people will pay tribute to six people who make our city and region a better place to live and work. This event has evolved over 49 years, but its purpose remains the same: to recognize the contributions and dreams of remarkable San Franciscans."

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Silver SPUR Luncheon

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From SPUR: The annual Silver SPUR Awards Luncheon is San Francisco’s largest and most important civic event of the year. Over 2,000 people will pay tribute to a select group of individuals who make our city and region a better place to live and work. This event has evolved over several decades, but its purpose […]

2012 Silver SPUR Awards Luncheon

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From SPUR: ABOUT HONOREES SPONSORSHIP SUPPORTERS LAST YEAR Please join SPUR and more than 2,000 Bay Area leaders for the 2012 Silver SPUR Awards Luncheon, the city’s largest and most prominent civic awards event. 2012 HONOREES: Edward A. Chow, M.D. Mildred Howard Stephen S. Pearce, D.D. Ph.D John K. Stewart ADMISSION: Individual tickets: $175  Purchase tickets >> Sponsorships: $500 […]
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This Week: Gov & Tech Happy Hour, SPUR Awards, Healthier Streets

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday Government & Tech Happy Hour with Nick Josefowitz and Jay Nath. Join Nick Josefowitz for a happy hour and discussion with Jay Nath, former Chief Innovation Officer for the Mayor of SF (and current co-ED of City Innovate Foundation). They’ll talk about how we can use the […]

An Open Letter to Chief Suhr from Streetsblog

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Dear Chief Suhr, We hope you are okay. This afternoon, at roughly 1:10, a tipster took some photographs of this silver car parked in the red zone in front of City Hall and sent them to us. Your business card was displayed in the wind screen. We at Streetsblog just want to make sure you […]

Are More Service Cuts the Last Straw For a Public Fed Up With Muni?

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Photo: blarfiejandro Widespread outrage at the MTA Board, so visibly on display at today’s meeting on Muni service cuts and fare increases, appears to be driving a growing surge of organizing that transit supporters hope might finally create a sustained movement with the potential to pressure the MTA into developing long-term fixes for Muni. Most […]

SPUR Talk: High-Speed Rail on its Way to Northern California

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High-Speed Rail construction is well underway in the Central Valley, said Ben Tripousis, Northern California Regional Director for the California High Speed Rail Authority, during a forum at the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association’s (SPUR) Mission Street center. “The High-Speed Rail question has shifted from ‘if’ to ‘when,'” he told the packed house at today’s […]