Northern California Daybook


Associated Press

Posted on February 7, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Associated Press Northern California Daybook for Thursday, Feb. 7.


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Feb. 7. 8 a.m. The 12th Annual Napa Valley Pruning Contest For Farmworkers.

Location: Gamble Ranch, Beringer Vineyards, 1299 State Lane, Yountville

Contact: (707) 944-8311

Feb. 7. 8 a.m. The AT&T National Pro-Am Golf Tournament Continues. Hosted By The Monterey Peninsula Foundation. Through Sunday.

Location: Pebble Beach Golf Links, 1700 17-Mile Drive, Del Monte Forest

Spyglass Hill Golf Course, 1700 17-Mile Drive, Del Monte Forest

Monterey Peninsula Country Club Shore Courses, 3000 Club Road, Pebble Beach

Contact: Diana Panes (831) 649-1533

Feb. 7. 8:30 a.m. "Apps World" Developer Conference And Exhibition. Through Friday.

Location: Moscone Center, 747 Howard St., San Francisco

Contact: Samantha Steinwinder (206) 760-9809 Or (206) 713-6983 Cellphone

Feb. 7. 10 a.m. GUN LEGISLATION — Mayor Edwin Lee to join Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, who will be joined by Senate colleagues, law enforcement, local officials and advocates to prevent gun violence at a Capitol press conference to announce a package of Senate legislation designed to close loopholes in the regulation, circulation and education surrounding firearms in California.

Location: Room 1190 of the State Capitol in Sacramento

Contacts: Mark Hedlund 916-651-4006

Feb. 7. 10 a.m. Media Preview Of "Human Odyssey," A New Interactive Addition To The African Hall At The California Academy Of Sciences That Documents The Origin Of The Human Species.

Location: California Academy Of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco (Enter Through The Academy's Business Entrance At 75 Nancy Pelosi Drive)

Contact: Stephanie Stone (415) 379-5121 Or Andrew Ng (415) 379-5123 Or Kelly Mendez (415) 379-5133

Feb. 7. 11 a.m. News Teleconference With Nasa On An Asteroid Expected To Fly Close To Earth On Feb. 15. The Asteroid Is 150-Feet In Diameter. Speakers Include Representatives From Nasa, The Harvard-Smithsonian Center For Astrophysics And Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Note: Advance Rsvps With Reporter's Name, Affiliation And Phone Number Are Needed By Thursday At 9 A.M. To Dwayne Brown At Below Contact. Call In number upon registration.

Contact: Dwayne Brown (202) 358-1726 Or Dwayne.C.Brown(at)Nasa.Gov Or Rachel Hoover/Karen Jenvy

Feb. 7. 4 p.m. Vigil With Supporters Of President Obama's Gun Safety Initiatives.

Location: Plaza At San Francisco Federal Building, Seventh And Mission Streets, San Francisco

Contact: Ted Lewis (415) 575-5533

Feb. 7. 4:30 p.m. News Conference To Kick Off National Black Hiv Awareness Day In San Francisco Followed By A Candlelight March To Glide Memorial Church. A Community Discussion Will Be Held At The Church With Speakers Dr. Malcolm John, Associate Clinical Professor At University Of California San Francisco, And Pastor Theon Johnson. Hosted By The City's Department Of Public Health, Hiv Prevention Section And Other Community Organizations.

Location: City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco

Glide Memorial Church, 330 Ellis St., San Francisco

Contact: Eileen Shields (415) 554-2507 Or (415) 370-3377 Cellphone

Feb. 7. 5 p.m. March And News Conference With Community Members Who Say They Are Against Racist Police Violence. Organized By The Answer Coalition.

March Begins At 24th And Mission Streets, San Francisco

News Conference In Front Of San Francisco Police Mission Station, 630 Valencia St., San Francisco

Contact: Answer Coalition (415) 821-6545 Or Forrest Schmidt (415) 596-7009

Feb. 7. 5:45 p.m. Media Set-Up Prior To San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's Annual State Of The City Address. Program Includes Awards Ceremony Honoring Community Members At 6:40 P.M. Reed Is Expected To Speak At 7 A.M. Note: Media Must Arrive Before 6:15 P.M.

Location: San Jose Civic Auditorium, 135 W. San Carlos St., San Jose

Contact: Michelle Mcgurk (408) 535-4840 Or (408) 655-7332 Cellphone Or David Low (408) 535-4857 Or (408) 499-8328 Cellphone

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