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i'm going to be one of the mayors that's working with governor jerry brown he's not only educating people but putting serious money behind it to do it the right way. i want to thank supervisor farrell to restart green sf and we look forward to building more and more of a movement beginning with our homeownership's who are voluntarily doing it as i want to do it with my own how did interest thank you very much. (clapping.) >> thank you mayor ed lee and a special thanks to our team lead by supervisor farrell. at this time i want to bring up annually king who's your vice president here in san francisco.
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>> thank you a lot to say what a fantastic legislation i want to thank my mayor mayor ed lee and xhaerl for this terrific step forward for the clean energy goals for our city i want to thank light luminal and our commission. and our department because once this legislation is put forth we have a tremendous department that knows house to get the word out and has a fantastic outreach team led by a gentleman i'm calling open in public for his tremendous work and going to tell homeownership's why this is exciting. this is the first step for demand which will turn into
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jobs. so i want to thank the commission and in specific the president josh wouldn't be here but nick was put in a lot of time for this project. because somebody mentioned i looked like a muni driver today you know who you are (laughter) >> but then at the commission we're driving codify the sentiments and values of what we want to see which is marrying an environment with labor and job development. that's the green color community that are being promised to folks. we how need to start laborer into the future but it has to build coalitions can only be the
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folks who care about 1r50i6789 but has to be the people caring families. when he think about the together and we include folks when we include those folks that are under employed when we include those folks to see the best possibility we come up with the best legislation for all. those folks have had that and i think those people see the good assignment is good for everything. amen, amen. when we do that it's good (laughter) >> once again, i want to thank the department and director luminal and supervisor farrell for the wonderful piece of
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legislation that's bone put forth. thank you. (clapping.) >> thanks ann going low. at this point i want to bring up jeanine from luminal contractor >> (clapping) >> thank you very much. what a great can i this is a great resolution. this is a triple win for san francisco energy solar and conservatism reduce the costs of operating our homes they reduce our impact on the assignment and create good jobs. as you can see by the people woergz to put san franciscans to work re51st our economy and causing us to have a much letters impact on the assignment are this is 1345r9 environmently and a smart investment in san
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francisco and our ability to grow our workforce, grow a our skill set, and create a better former for all of us >> thanks scombren then awe. i want to bring up one of the homeownership's that's existed to start the program i want to velocity josephine >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you for being here i'm josephine i'm a member of the small property owns in san francisco and help with the tradition services to the growing chinese folks i'm a homeownership and have been there will 5 years. there or for any homeownership it's the costs that have to be weighed when you ugd.
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you want to make sure that your personal financial situation works and i don't have to carry a huge debt and burden. right now there are a lot of barriers that exist to make rerespectable energy up grads to our homes. there are up front costs that stop the upgrades and that's why when i and small property owners of san francisco were contacted by supervisor farrell's office and i was eager to hear about green sf was and how it could make an energy upgrade to my home. and when supervisor farrell's office explained to me
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>> how it could help property owners i was engaged and ready to participate. the barrier that exists won't be as large when green finance sf gets up i up and running. i looekd look forward to make the decision and add energy efficient upgrades to my home and he help me save money in finally responsible ways. i'm happy to participate in the program it's good for the environment since it will help out local residents to work. i'm proud the 61 city is taking the steps to refinance to help property owners awhile helping the assignment and community at the same time. i want to thank you again for
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being here today and i want to thank mayor ed lee and a supervisor farrell for their leadership in getting green finance sf up and running. thank you. (clapping.) >> thank you josephine and especially these behind us we have a lot of work to do we'll create local jobs and build out local services here in san francisco. again, thank you mayor ed lee for our vial movement here and to all the businesses and small property owns thank you, everyone for making this happen
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>> hi. welcome to san francisco. stay safe and exploring how you can stay in your home safely after an earthquake. let's look at common earthquake myths. >> we are here at the urban center on mission street in san francisco. we have 3 guest today. we have david constructional engineer and bill harvey. i want to talk about urban myths. what do you
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think about earthquakes, can you tell if they are coming in advance? >> he's sleeping during those earthquakes? >> have you noticed him take any special? >> no. he sleeps right through them. there is no truth that i'm aware of with harvey that dogs are aware of an impending earthquake. >> you hear the myth all the time. suppose the dog helps you get up, is it going to help you do something >> i hear they are aware of small vibrations. but yes, i read extensively that dogs cannot realize earthquakes. >> today is a spectacular day in san francisco and sometimes people would say this is earthquake weather. is this earthquake weather? >> no. not that i have heard of. no such thing.
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>> there is no such thing. >> we are talking about the weather in a daily or weekly cycle. there is no relationship. i have heard it's hot or cold weather or rain. i'm not sure which is the myth. >> how about time of day? >> yes. it happens when it's least convenient. when it happens people say we were lucky and when they don't. it's terrible timing. it's never a good time for an earthquake. >> but we are going to have one. >> how about the ground swallowing people into the ground? >> like the earth that collapsed? it's not like the
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tv shows. >> the earth does move and it bumps up and you get a ground fracture but it's not something that opens up and sucks you up into haddes. >> it's not going anywhere. we are going to have a lot of damage, but this myth that california is going to the ocean is not real. >> southern california is moving north. it's coming up from the south to the north. >> you would have to invest the million year cycle, not weeks or years. maybe millions of years from now, part of los angeles will be in the bay area. >> for better or worse.
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>> yes. >> this is a tough question. >> those other ones weren't tough. >> this is a really easy challenge. are the smaller ones less stress? >> yes. the amount released in small earthquakes is that they are so small in you need many of those. >> i think would you probably have to have maybe hundreds of magnitude earthquakes of 4.7. >> so small earthquakes are not making our lives better in the future? >> not anyway that you can count on. >> i have heard that buildings in san francisco are on rollers and isolated? >> it's not true. it's a
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conventional foundation like almost all the circumstances buildings in san francisco. >> the trans-america was built way before. it's a pretty conventional foundation design. >> i have heard about this thing called the triangle of life and up you are supposed to go to the edge of your bed to save yourself. is there anything of value to that ? >> yes, if you are in your room. you should drop, cover and hold onto something. if you are in school, same thing, kitchen same thing. if you happen to be in your bed, and you rollover your bed, it's not a bad place to be. >> the reality is when we have a major earthquake the ground shaking so pronounced that you are not going to be able to get
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up and go anywhere. you are pretty much staying where you are when that earthquake hits. you are not going to be able to stand up and run with gravity. >> you want to get under the door frame but you are not moving to great distances. >> where can i buy a richter scale? >> mr. richter is selling it. we are going to put a plug in for cold hardware. they are not available. it's a rather complex. >> in fact we don't even use the richter scale anymore. we use a moment magnitude. the richter scale was early technology. >> probably a myth that i hear most often is my building is just fine in the loma prieta earthquake so everything is fine. is that true ?
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>> loma prieta was different. the ground acceleration here was quite moderate and the duration was moderate. so anyone that believes they survived a big earthquake and their building has been tested is sadly mistaken. >> we are planning for the bigger earthquake closer to san francisco and a fault totally independent. >> much stronger than the loma prieta earthquake. >> so people who were here in '89 they should say 3 times as strong and twice as long and that will give them more of an occasion of the earthquake we would have. 10 percent isn't
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really the threshold of damage. when you triple it you cross that line. it's much more damage in earthquake. >> i want to thank you, harvey, thanks pat for (music) >> herb theatre,open rehearsal. listen to the rehearsal. i think it is fun for them, they see our work process, our discussions, the decisions we make. it is good for us. we kind of behavior little bit when we have people in the audience. msk (music) >> we are rehearsing for our
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most expensive tour; plus two concerts here. we are proud that the growth of the orchestra, and how it is expanded and it is being accepted. my ambition when i came on as music director here -- it was evident we needed absolutely excellent work. also evident to me that i thought everyone should know that. this was my purpose. and after we opened, which was a spectacular opening concert about five weeks after that the economy completely crashed. my plan -- and i'm absolutely dogmatic about my plans --were delayed slightly. i would say that in this very
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difficult timefor the arts and everyone, especially the arts, it's phenomenal how new century has grown where many unfortunate organizations have stopped. during this period we got ourselves on national radio presence; we started touring, releasing cds, a dvd. we continue to tour. reputation grows and grows and grows and it has never stopped going forward. msk(music) >> the bay area knows the orchestra. you maybe take things for granted a little bit. that is simply not the case will go on the road. the audiences go crazy. they don't see vitality like this on stage. we are capable of conveying joy
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when we play. msk(music) >> any performance that we do, that a program, that will be something on the program that you haven't heard before. string orchestra repertoire is pretty small. i used to be boxed into small repertoire. i kept constantly looking for new repertoire and commissioning new arrangements. if you look at the first of the program you have very early, young vibrant mendelson; fabulous opener and then you have this fabulous concerto written for us in the orchestra. is our gift. msk(music)
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>> and then you have strauss, extraordinary piece. the most challenging of all. string orchestra work. 23 solo instrument, no violin section, now viola section; everybody is responsible for their part in this piece. the challenge is something that i felt not only that we could do , absolutely could do, but i wanted to show off. i can't tell you how aware i am of the audience. not only what i hear but their vibes, so strong. i have been doing this for a long time. i kind of make them feel what i
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want them to feel. there is nobody in that audience or anywhere that is not going to know that particular song by the fourth note. and that is our encore on tour. by the way. i am proud to play it, we are from san francisco. we are going to play that piece we are going to play that piece no matter where we are.
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announcer: b dreams and good grades aren't enough to get into college. there are actual steps you need to take. finding someone who can help is the first and most important. for the next steps, go to knowhow2go.org. >> good evening, everybody. let's hear it for the san francisco display men's anchors. let's hear it. (clapping.) >> i'm your any objection c for
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today's hearing thank you for being here for the thai annual harvey milk and encountering moscone. i want to thank you he thank our interpreter for being here and mayor ed lee for soobl us here tonight and reflect autopsying all that happened in november in 1978 and where we are today. i want to recognize in addition our public defender jeffrey is here. defense attorney george mukdz
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from your city college board of trustees and walt is here from senator will keenz office and a gentleman from nancy pelosi office. and the amazing teresa sparks as well >> so we are here to remember and to honor two extraordinary men mayor george moscone and supervisor harvey milk. who together literally changed the face of san francisco. we're here to keep the flame of their violation brp and their memories alive. or as ted contend would say the work goes on the cause endures
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and the dream shall never today. george and heather were two different people living two different lives who strangely found their fate historically intertweend but they found they had in common was a passion for justice. and a soulful commitment to fight for civil rights aid workings right and customer rights and at that particular time and seniors and fought for children and the disabled they fought for muni any. 1978 was quite a year i want to sharet

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