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A New Capital On The Map: San Francisco's Tech Ascent

July 24, 2012

By: Skylar Zhang, Reset San Francisco Intern

San Francisco's Tech Ascent

Who is the member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors that represents District 9?

Supervisor David Campos is the member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors currently representing the neighborhoods of Mission District, Bernal Heights, Peralta Heights, and part of Portola (District 9) of San Francisco.

Supervisor Campos's office is located at:

City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689

What are some local community gardens in San Francisco?

With San Francisco’s plant-it-yourself movement in full swing, it’s not difficult to find a community garden near you. San Francisco Garden Resource Organization, or SFGRO, is dedicated to supporting community gardens and the people who maintain them. For an extensive list of community gardens in San Francisco, click here. SFGRO’s homepage also has a map you can use to find gardens in your neighborhood.

Where can I buy a San Francisco parking card?

You can purchase a San Francisco parking card online at the SFGov website. The card will be shipped to you with a $2.50 shipping & handling fee.

What are some local farms in San Francisco?

Eating locally is a wise decision, considering how far our food usually travels. One group, commonly referred to as Locavores, try to eat food grown within a 100-mile radius of San Francisco for a month. There are a number of “Eat Local” movements throughout the Bay Area.

In April 2011, a legislation passed that allowed “urban agriculture,” which means city-owned plots of less than 1 acre could be turned into gardens and the produce could be harvested and sold.

Where can I find an at-a-glance local business directory for San Francisco?

No need to pull out that hefty yellow pages directory - everything is now located online for your convenience. San Francisco at a Glance is run by America at a Glance, which creates directories for more than 100 cities. San Francisco Business Times has maps, hours, and descriptions accompanying its entries.

What is the Filmmaker360 project?

Filmmaker360 is a project under the San Francisco Film Society to help emerging and established filmmakers fund their films. The project is a fiscal sponsorship program, offering grants, prizes, and residencies. Examples of grants include the SFFS Documentary Film Fund, a screenwriting grant, and the Golden Gate Awards. Thinking about making that next great film?

What events does the San Francisco Film Society host?

San Francisco Film Society, a nonprofit arts organization, hosts several events to engage its audience in film culture. The most famous event is probably the San Francisco International Film Festival, the longest-running film festival in the Americas (founded in 1957 by Irving “Bud” Levin). Held in spring over a period of two weeks, the festival presents around 150 films from 50 countries. For more information, check the official website.

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