Wednesday, January 8
Associated Press Northern California Daybook for Thursday, Jan. 9.
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10 a.m. SAN JOSE — Start of the four-day Silicon Valley International Auto Show. McEnery Convention Center, 150 W. San Carlos St. Contact: Deedee Taft or Shelbi Okumura, (415) 380-8390.
10 a.m. OAKLAND — Alameda County district attorney Nancy O'Malley will unveil a new billboard and public awareness campaign aimed at combating human trafficking of children and the sexual exploitation of minors. Second floor conference room, county Family Justice Center, 470 27th St., Contact: Teresa Drenick, (510) 272-6280.
10 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO — News conference by the Environment California Research and Policy Center to release a new report titled "Death By a Thousand Cuts," detailing the impacts of funding cuts to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. West Bluff picnic area adjacent to the Warming Hut Cafe, 983 Marine Drive. Contact: Nathan Weaver, (916) 764-7925.
10:30 a.m. OAKLAND — News conference by Dan Siegel to announce his candidacy for Oakland mayor. 14th Street and Broadway. Contact: Cat Brooks, (510) 506-2341.
11 a.m. MOUNTAIN VIEW — Rally prior to the noon appearance at the Computer History Museum by the recently appointed chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Thomas Wheeler. The California Brain Tumor Association and the group "Stop Smart Meters!" will protest his appearance, claiming his years as a wireless industry lobbyist make him unfit to serve as FCC chairman. Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. Contact: Ellen Marks, (925) 285-5437. Thomas will give a noon talk at the museum. Contact: Riki Ragner, (415) 597-6712. At 6 p.m., the same groups will rally in Oakland to protest another appearance by Wheeler. 13th Street and Preservation Park Way. At 7 p.m., Wheeler will participate in "Oakland Voices: A Town Hall on Our Right to Communicate." Hosted by the Journalism and Public Media Campaign, Center for Media Justice and Voices for Internet Freedom Coalition. Preservation Park, Nile Hall, 1233 Preservation Park Way. Contact: Josh Streans, (415) 585-1533, ext. 204.
11 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO — Spaghetti lunch fundraiser to help the family of 11-year-old Moses Galang pay for funeral expenses. Galang, the son of supervising San Francisco probation officer Jessica Fort, was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Sacramento last month. Room 200, Hall of Justice, 850 Bryant St. Contact: San Francisco Adult Probation Department, (415) 553-1687.
6 p.m. HALF MOOON BAY — San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer will speak at the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company's first 2014 "Brews and Views" event. 390 Capistrano Road. Contact: Caitlin Sandberg or Diana Haven, (510) 891-1192.