In the early 1970s, when Terence Faulkner volunteered his services to help set up and establish the fledgling United Irish Cultural Center, he did so with the promise that he would become a lifetime member of the organization for a $200 fee.
Four decades later, Faulkner and other older members are feeling betrayed — and threatening litigation — over a new policy to charge the 4,600 members a $10 monthly fee to remain active with the organization. Read More
Board President David Chiu likes to present his small business credentials while on the campaign trail for San Francisco mayor, but at a mayoral forum at the United Irish Cultural Center on Thursday, his braggadocio got him in a little trouble. Read More
A number of San Francisco mayoral candidates will participate in a panel discussion and question-and-answer session tonight in The City’s Sunset district.Candidates expected to participate include John Avalos, Michela Alioto-Pier, David Chiu, Bevan Dufty, Tony Hall, Dennis Herrera, Joanna Rees, Phil Ting and Leland Yee.The event, organized by the San Francisco Irish American Democratic Club, will take place at the United Irish Cultural Center at 2700 45th Ave. Read More