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Associated Press Northern California Daybook for Friday, Jan. 17.
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10 a.m. SANTA ROSA — Public meeting by the Sonoma County Water Agency on the 15-year Russian River biological opinion, which requires the water agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to modify water supply and flood control operations to protect endangered coho salmon and threatened steelhead trout. Sonoma County board chambers, 575 Administration Drive. Contact: Pam Kuhn, (707) 547-1930.
10 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO — Grand opening of the Sea Lion Center by Pier 39 and Aquarium of the Bay. Note: Advance RSVPs are required. Pier 39. Contact: Mallory Johnson, (415) 623-5340 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Sue Muzzin, (415) 705-5541 or Alissa Fiset, (415) 705-5562. At noon, Pier 39 will hold walking tours to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the sea lions' arrival. Hourly tours until 4 p.m. through Monday. Starts at sea lion statue, west side of Pier 39 entrance plaza. Contact: (415) 705-5500.
11 a.m. SAN JOSE — Announcement of the 2014 Sister Cities International annual conference and youth leadership summit to be held in San Jose later this year. Attendees include Mayor Chuck Reed, singer and actress Dionne Warwick and Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose. City Hall Rotunda, 200 E. Santa Clara St. Contact: Steven Aponte, (408) 535-4923 or cell: (408) 966-7910.
12 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO — Resource fair for the homeless, followed by a 3 p.m. march and rally by community members who say they are calling for an end to criminalizing the city's homeless. Organized by Western Regional Advocacy Project and other organizations. Latino-Hispanic room, main library, 100 Larkin St. The 3 p.m. march starts at Larkin and Grove streets and continues to federal and state buildings, ending a City Hall. Contact: Lisa Marie Alatorre, (510) 982-9275.
5:20 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO — Memorial ferry and bike ride in honor of Susan Watson, a 62-year-old bicyclist from El Cerrito who was struck and killed by a big-rig on Dec. 17. in Oakland. Ferry departs from terminal at 911 Marina Blvd., South San Francisco and arrives at 6 p.m. at Jack London Square ferry terminal, 530 Water St., Oakland. Contact: inmemoryofsusanrwatson.wordpress.com.