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have notions. i can assure you have that that the person insurance policies exclude transporting passengers for the fee. 44 how can you have the coverage? pittsburgh that's the city's duty to provide reliable transportation to evidentially and that includes the seniors and disabled and yet the mayor praises them. and the city attorney refuses to act why dennis. isn't it your sworn duty why are you the only city center in the nation who refuses to enforce that. what is to become of us? we
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spent our whole lives doing this job and now if the city of san francisco just the regular folks are going to have any transportation by taxis >> thank you. next speaker, please and a govern here i have a street tag burned graphics burdening burned in the san francisco earthquakes got a lot of animals and worms and aunts in that. gloria gloria, i think they've
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got allies the budget is going under you don't have to answer i see the distant thunder calling gloria, gloria, city gloria you're also running up the items. but you're really city don't remember. all the things you said and i do instead. all the city voices in our head. calling city hall gloria. gloria, gloria, gloria you're also running after some item and i think you've got to slow down you feel the city slipping away. calling city hall gloria.
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thank you >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> good afternoon i've from the youth services and while we provided services across the district i'm here to promote for the shelters and drop in centers we offer immediate safety food and lawyered up and case managed to prevent exploitation on the street. i'm sure residents due to economic hardship that makes our vulnerable youth traumatized invisible and a low self-esteem and achieved. one of our youth rights our - you use the space to use my mental space i use the clothing to feel better and i use the
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space for not to talk about or miss direct blame i'm thankful that the world leaders haven't press the red button and i thank you for your shelters thank you >> thank you good afternoon i want to thank the examiner for the cover story let's put it on the record. i'd like to ask the mayor's office and the board of supervisors don't anyone have any sort of a relationship with mr. and mrs. jimmy. when your facing over 2 hundred felonies someone somewhere might be helping i.
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so say so if our not in writing that way the seniors will know the truth and that applies to the past and present mayor. and, in fact, talking about the mayor's office let's put it on the record that the board of supervisors and mayor's office funneled away a very worthy cause. they'll miss one more game in san francisco and they're in as usual will be suffering the loss of tax money and that's the legacy of san francisco fumble away the 49ers and hope nothing happens durable the america's cup because something tells me
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the dead man's curse and all i have to say i will not be flying out of san francisco out of san francisco in the foreseeable future because i can't afford to end up - thank you >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> good afternoon. i'm betty tillman a retired san francisco unified school district teacher. i moved into a new building that's located on golden gate and a franklin. i moved in that believe in march. i have been harassed and tortured and a sod missed i have
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hiv. everybody knows my story. it seems like i'm a senior citizen on a hit list, however, because of my christian religion jesus protects me obviously. all the things that have happened to me i wouldn't be able to stand her before you. i believe that i am not going to be demissed i need help. i want my life back. they stole my life. there is no reason i have worked very hard. i'm an honest person integrity there is no reason that every night i go to sleep that during my sleep i'm sexually assaulted.
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i was supposed be teaching overseas. i was supposed to be a teacher helping other teachers around the nation something happened with that. things have happened to me i want to stopped. >> thank you. next speaker, please >> that's devastating news in the western edition mayor rogers building i'll talk to that lady. that's it really devastating but today, i'm here as i was lecturer noument and declaring a state of emergency for negroes.
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i'm with the organization that's called the community reform committee. i'm up here putting noticed on the board of supervisors but i'll speak about an event in the community and the june committee. and i put my name on there because my intricate and i told the committee i didn't want my name on anything so i'm asking whoever is no charge we inside an emergency meeting of accountability. the other thing in the western edition they have a public hearing in the western yoiths along with public hearings with the supervisors christen and the number is the number that she
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filed this one - anyhow may this meeting i'm meeting with the oversight committee and the o w d to find out what happened. our supervisor has been in office for 5 months but i'm up here saying we need the city and county to look at what happened in the western edition all those businesses are closings. have you been down on fillmore. my name is ace and i'm on >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> yeah. supervisors daniel for the record. i was thinking on my way down driver's license that ace was talking about some of the conditions we're facing in the
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fillmore area. you know, traveling have on martin death and the outcome people like san francisco the city like san francisco i think it's appropriate we should entertain some types of outcome in a country that we say life and a liability and it's protected. now as american people individual some days you feel like you have no power and some days that's why people come down here and say things and when you're not receiving justice and not receiving equality. if i didn't believe it san francisco could change you
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supervisors and a mayor, i couldn't stay consistent to keep sound an alarm not just san francisco but the country. at the end of the day you might run into a person you don't like here. i want to say with that resolution also in urging our federal government along the the president or attorney general whoever we need to take a lee good look at justice at the end of day we'll go insane if we don't get some kind of justice. >> thank you. next speaker, please i'm going to get to know how to.
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>> excuse me. sir, can you speak into the microphone. >> i need to know how to show the document. >> if you step up the document will be under the light. >> greeting to everyone. i want to let everyone know that my mission is life so truth and rightness and i'm going to call names. and this has to do with the recent june committee and supervisor breed i'm going to single you out. sir, please speak directly into the microphone >> because you're the one 3 promised certain things against the poor to put on the june 12th
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celebration. i integrate you on that, however, a lot of the stuff is a mess and you can help straighten it out. for example, you say here in this moving forward port the now a june committee efforts to create a physically responsible event. i've been trying to get an accountant of the event some clarity on all things and this is what we got. this is the budget we got. that's all we got since the beginning. i've written on letters to you and sent messages to your staff. i've talked to your staff >> excuse me. sir. >> who's been with me for years and i'm asking you inform help us get clarity on.
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>> excuse me. sir. >> on this physically. >> sir. >> and financial. >> you should be addressing our comments to the whole board of supervisors. >> to the board. >> thank you. >> i'm hoping we can find some sunshine on this event and i'm holy the board members of conscience of particularly the admirable my friend here supervisor campos. i'm hoping people can encourage the supervisors who made promises to fulfill under no circumstances promises because you're all involved she promised everybody. there's lots more and a lot of
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secrets. thank you very much are there any other members who wish to speak. general comment is end >> madam clerk can you please read our adoption. items 5 it through 56 is considered for a motion >> colleagues anyone want to sever any of those items. >> madam clerk please call the roll. >> on items 52 through 56
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(calling names). >> thank you, colleagues. those recessess and - those recesses are adopted and motion approved. can you please read the memorials and on on behalf of the supervisor campos and supervisor cowen for the late james brown. on behalf of supervisor kim and there are two folks. on behalf of supervisor wiener for the late mr. erick and on behalf of the supervisor kim and avalos for the late ms. collins >> madam clerk any more business in front of the body. >> that concludes our agenda and a ladies and gentlem - ladi
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that concludes our agenda we're
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>> i want to learn more about it. >> social networking and e-mail. >> i want to know how to use it. ♪ ♪
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♪ >> divisional divide is a divide between those with access to use digital tools and those who don't. >> with young people, having computers and i just don't know. they're doing it fast. so, i want to know. >> not knowing how to navigate the internet or at a loss of what to do. >> we don't have a computer. >> we're a nonprofit that unites organizations and volunteers to transform lies through literacy. our big problem right now is the broadband opportunity program. a federally funded project through the department of aging. so, we're working in 26 locations. our volunteers are trained to be tutors and trainers, offering everything from basic classes all the way to
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genealogy and job search. >> to me computers, knowing how to use it. >> i think it's really important to everybody and possibly especially seniors to get enough of these skills to stay in touch. >> it's been fun. with seniors, to get them out of their homes. >> so they can connect with their family members. or their family members. >> [speaking in spanish]. >> so, what we focus on is transferring skills from
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volunteer to learner to help them get onto facebook, find housing in crisis, be able to connect with friends and family. >> i decided to teach what i learn and it made me want to give back. i discovered that seniors do a lot of review. >> i am a beginner, so, little by little i learn. i learn a lot now. >> if you get the basics, you can learn it. it's simple. it's easy. once you know it. and that's what i want to learn, how to make my life easier and more knowledgeable with the computer. >> so, what we need right now are more people who speak languages other than english or in addition to english who can give their time during the day
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and who care deeply ideally about helping to close the divide. >> it's a humbling experience. it's something simple to ask in our daily life, but to someone that doesn't know and to help somebody gain that experience in any way is awesome. >> [speaking in spanish]. >> no matter how tired or cranky or whatever i might feel, when i walk into this place i always walk out feeling great. >> if you feel comfortable using computers and you have patience, we want you on our team. >> would you show me how to type? >> [speaking in spanish]. >> will you help me learn more?
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today we are going to talk about fire safety. we are here at the urban center on mission street in san francisco. it's a wonderful display. a little house in the urban center exhibition center that shows what it's like in a home in san francisco after an earthquake. one of the major issues that we are going to face after earthquakes are fire hazard. we are happy to have the fire marshall join us today. >> thank you. my pleasure. >> we talk about the san francisco earthquake that was a fire that mostly devastated the city. how do we avoid that kind of problem. how can we reduce fire hazard?
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>> the construction was a lot different. we don't expect what we had then. we want to make sure with the gas heaters that the gas is shut off. >> if you shut it off you are going to have no hot water or heat. be careful not to shut it off unless you smell gas. >> absolutely because once you do shut it off you should have the utility company come in and turn it back on. here is a mock up of a gas hear the on a house. where would we find the gas meter? >> it should be in your garage. everyone should be familiar with where the gas meter is. >> one of the tools is a wrench, a crescent wrench.
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>> yes. the crescent wrench is good and this is a perfect example of how to have it so you can loosen it up and use it when you need it. >> okay. let's go inside to talk about fire safety. many of the issues here relate to fire, for example, we have a little smoke detector and i see you brought one here, a carbon monoxide smoke detector. >> this is a combination of smoke and carbon monoxide detector. they are required in single homes now and in apartment buildings. if gas appliance is not burning properly this will alert you before the fumes buildup and will affect you negatively. >> this is a battery powered?
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>> this is a battery powered and it has a 10 year battery life. a lot of times you may have one or the other. if you put in just a carbon monoxide detector, it's important to have one of these too. every house should have a fire extinguisher, yes. >> one thing people expect to do when the power goes out after an earthquake about using candles. what would you recommend? >> if you have a battery operated candle would be better to use. this kind of a candle, you wouldn't want it in an area where it can cause a fire or aftershock that it doesn't
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rollover. you definitely want to have this in a non-combustible surface. >> now, here we have our stove. after a significant earthquake we expect that we may have gas disrupted and so without gas in your home, how are you going to cook? >> well, i wouldn't recommend cooking inside of the house. you have to go outside and use a portable stove or something else. >> so it wouldn't be safe to use your fireplace to cook? >> not at first. you should check it by a professional first. >> outside should be a safe
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place to cook as long as you stay away from buildings and doors and windows. >> yes. that will be fine. >> here we have some alternative cooking areas. >> you can barbecue and if you have a regular propane bark could barbecue. >> thank you for joining us. and thanks for this terrific space that you have in this exhibition space and thanks for helping san francisco stay safe. (music) >> herb theatre,open rehearsal.