A lot can happen in 24 hours. Here’s a look at the notable meetings, public appearances and events that are going on in the Bay today. Did we miss something? Tell us in the comments or shoot me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
11 a.m. — San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, U.S. transportation secretary Ray LaHood and other officials will attend a groundbreaking ceremony for San Francisco International Airport's new control tower. The 221-foot tower is expected to be completed in 2014.
Courtyard, Between Terminal 1 & 2, Lower Level, San Fancisco International Airport
2 p.m. — The Yosemite Restoration Campaign will hold a news conference to announce that more than enough signatures have been gathered to qualify the Water Conservation and Yosemite Restoration Initiative for the November 2012 San Francisco Ballot. The initiative would require the city to create a plan that would, among other things, restore Hetch Hetchy Valley.
Steps of City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco
6 p.m. — Rajiv Chandrasekaran, senior correspondent and associate editor for the Washington Post, will give a talk titled, "The War within the War for Afghanistan."
Club Office, 595 Market St., San Francisco
The Bay City News Service contributed to this report.