Morning Agenda: West Contra Costa school district pays off debt, SF kicks off Juneteenth
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 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Highways 121 and 37, Sonoma
Starting today — The 11th annual “Dine About Town San Francisco” begins. Restaurants from Foreign Cinema to Forbes Island will offer two course lunch prix-fixes for $17.95 and three course dinner menus for $34.95 through June 15th. The event is organized by the tourism association San Francisco Travel.
9 a.m. — The Post Offiice will hold a birthday celebration for 82-year-old Brentwood mail carrier Philip Gullion, who has no plans to retire from his route.
Brentwood Post Office, 18 Oak Street, Brentwood
10:30 a.m. — West Contra Costa Unifed School District will pay off its debt to the state, incurred when the district declared bankruptcy in 1991. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson will accept the district’s final payment at a ceremony to mark the occasion.
Ford Elementary School, 2711 Maricopa Avenue, Richmond
Noon — San Francisco will kick off it’s 2012 Juneteenth Celebration. Mayor Ed Lee and supervisors Malia Cohen and Christina Olague are scheduled to attend, along with former mayor Willie Brown. Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of slaves in the U.S.
Rotunda, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco
The Bay City News contributed to this story.