Monday, January 27, 2014
Associated Press Northern California Daybook for Tuesday, Jan. 28.
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9:30 a.m. SAN RAFAEL — Marin County Board of Supervisors meeting. Agenda includes a presentation by Marin Municipal Water District General Manager Krishna Kumar and representatives of other North Bay water agencies to discuss recommended actions in response to worsening drought conditions. Meeting also includes consideration of renewal of an ordinance imposing a temporary moratorium on the installation of smart meters. Supervisors chambers, 3501 Civic Center Drive. Contact: (415) 473-7331.
10 a.m. NAPA — News conference by the Napa Valley Grapegrowers Association to discuss California's drought and what growers in the Napa Valley are doing to mitigate its effects. Note: Will be live-streamed at: http://tinyurl.com/o6calr8 . Napa Valley Grapegrowers Association, 1795 Third St. Contact: Trisha Clayton, (415) 346-44565 or (415) 706-3462.
10 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO — Members of the United Postal Workers Union and a group of community activists will protest an agreement between the postal service and Staples to move mail services into Staples stores. 10 a.m.: outside Staples store, 1700 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco; 4 p.m.: Staples store, 121 Bernal road, San Jose. Contact: Jamie Horwitz, (202) 549-4921 of Sally Davidow, (202) 842-4250.
11:15 a.m. SAN JOSE — Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Mike Wasserman will deliver the state of the county address. Board chambers, County Government Center, 70 W. Hedding St. Contact: Gwendolyn Mitchell, (408) 299-5119.
5:30 p.m. SANTA ROSA — Meeting of the Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights. Includes a public forum on implementation of the Trust Act with Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas. Permit and Resource Management Department, 2550 Ventura Ave. Contact: (707) 565-2781.
6:30 p.m. RICHMOND — Richmond City Council meeting. Agenda includes a 7 p.m. state of the city address by Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and approximately 9:30 p.m. discussion of implementation of recommendations made by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board at a Jan. 15 hearing on 2012 fire at the Chevron Richmond refinery. City Hall council chambers, 440 Civic Center Plaza. Contact: (510) 620-6513.
6:30 p.m. BERKELEY — Rally by Occupy SF and other community organizations prior to a Berkeley City Council meeting at which the council will consider a "zoning overlay ordinance" for Berkeley's historic civic center district, which includes a post office that the postal service has said it plans to sell. Berkeley City Hall, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Contact: email@example.com. The City Council meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Contact: (510) 981-6900.
7 p.m. HAYWARD — Public viewing for BART Police Officer Tommy Smith, who was accidentally shot by another BART officer in the line of duty in Dublin last week. Chapel of the Chimes, 32992 Mission Blvd. Contact: BART spokesman Jim Allison, (510) 464-7110 or (510) 368-2435.
7:30 p.m. LIVERMORE — "Google Self-Driving Car Project: A Glimpse of the Future," a talk by Mike Montemerlo, a Google software engineer. Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St. Contact: Nancy Mueller, (925) 583-2306.