Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Associated Press Northern California Daybook for Wednesday, Sept. 25.
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7 a.m. SAN JOSE — Last day of the Airports Council International-North America annual conference. Media must check in upon arrival. Media satellite vehicles should park along Almaden Boulevard. San Jose McEnery Convention Center, 150 W. San Carlos St. Contact: Rosemary Barnes, Mineta International Airport (408) 813-8837 or Caroline O'Reilly, ACI-NA, (202) 531-6753 or Meghan Horrigan, Team San Jose, (408) 499-1345.
8 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO — Oracle Open World 2013 continues through Thursday. Wednesday's program includes a customer experience address by Oracle President Mark Hurd. Moscone Center, 747 Howard St. Contact: Letty Ledbetter, (650) 508-8071.
8 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO — Invocation and prayer to start an all-day protest by Asian-Americans against the eviction of the Lee family from their Polk Gulch apartment by a real estate investor who bought the eight-unit apartment building where they are living. San Francisco Supervisor David Campos will attend the 8 a.m. invocation. There will be a news conference at 11 a.m., a vigil at 4 p.m. and another news conference at 5 p.m., at which Supervisor Jane Kim will speak. 1508 Jackson St. Contact: Omar Calimbas, (415) 848-7720.
9 a.m. MENLO PARK — Some 200 Bay Area firefighters will receive advanced pediatric emergency training through a partnership between Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the Menlo Park Fire Department. 4700 Bohannon Rd. Contact: Winter Johnson, (650) 384-5826 or Kelly Frank, (650) 646-1126.
9:30 a.m. OAKLAND — Negotiations are scheduled to continue between BART, Service Employees International Union and the Amalgamated Transit Union. Caltrans building, 111 Grand Ave. Contact: BART spokesman Jim Allison, (510) 464-7110 or BART spokesman Rick Rice, (415) 729-3934 or (415) 987-4345.
9:30 a.m. MOUNTAIN VIEW — Meeting of the U.S. International Trade Commission, an independent federal agency that prepares reports for trade policymakers. Another meeting is set for Thursday. Wednesday's meeting focuses on digital trade in products and services that is facilitated by the use of the internet. NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field. Contact: Peg O'Laughlin, (202) 205-1819.
12 p.m. PALO ALTO — Electric Vehicle Week 2013 continues with a launch event, test drives and rides around City Hall Plaza and an electric vehicle expo. Palo Alto Mayor Gregory Scharff to attend. City Hall Plaza, 250 Hamilton Ave. Contact: Deborah Schneider, (415) 277-6973 or Erin Mellon, (408) 841-4575.
5:30 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO — Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of U.S. naval operations, will discuss operations throughout the world at a Commonwealth Club event. Marines Memorial Club, 609 Sutter St. Contact: Riki Rafner, (415) 597-6712.