06/04/04 04-57

06/04/04 04-57


June 4, 2004

Subject:     Biotechnology Convention Media Advisory

During the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) convention in San Francisco June 7-9, the San Francisco Police Department will provide special media accommodations.  Parking will be available for official, properly credentialed media vehicles on the south side of Folsom Street between 3rd and 4th streets, and on the west side of 3rd Street between Folsom and Harrison streets.

There will be a media briefing area in the east end of Yerba Buena Gardens at Moscone Center North on the terrace level between the Martin Luther King fountain and Clouds Restaurant.  There will be two daily police department briefings regarding police issues during the event at this location at 7:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M.

Public Affairs personnel will be available on the street during the convention hours at 819-0978 and 713-0829.  The media can also obtain updates by calling the Public Affairs Office at