BC-CA--NorCal Daybook, CA


Associated Press

Posted on July 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Associated Press Northern California Daybook for Friday, July 26.

Not for publication or broadcast. For planning purposes only. Listings do not indicate the AP will cover the events. Please keep the AP in mind when news of regional interest develops in your area. For questions about the Daybook, please call the AP San Francisco bureau at 415-495-1708 or the AP West Regional Desk at 602-417-2400. Items to be considered for interest can be emailed to sanfrancisco@ap.org or to westdaybook @ ap.org.

July 26. 8 a.m. Media opportunity to view a NASA astronaut remotely control the K10 planetary rover from the International Space Station. Part of a series of surface telerobotics tests. Note: advance RSVPs needed to Rachel Hoover at below contact by Thursday at 5 p.m.

Location: Roverscape at NASA Ames research center, Moffett Field, Mountain View

Contact: Rachel Hoover (650) 930-6149 or rachel.hoover@nasa.gov or David Steitz (202) 258-1730 or david.steitz@nasa.gov

July 26. 10 a.m. The annual Gilroy Garlic Festival. Through Sunday.

Location: Christmas Hill Park, 7050 Miller Ave., Gilroy

Contact: Peter Ciccarelli (831) 476-7275

July 26. 10 a.m. BART will hold an open house for its "Fleet of the Future" to preview its new train car interior. Public tours start at 2 p.m. Last day.

Location: Macarthur BART station, 555 40th St., Oakland

Contact: Amanda Cruz (510) 874-7422

July 26. 10 a.m. Monterey County sheriff's Deputies Benefit Association's 11th annual fundraising golf tournament.

Location: Laguna Seca Golf Ranch, 10520 York Rd, Monterey

Contact: Sgt. Mike Burns (831) 521-4252

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