DANVILLE (CBS / AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is coming to California this weekend, as part of his West Coast fundraising tour.

The Wisconsin congressman was scheduled to attend several events in Los Angeles on Friday and will attend a breakfast fundraiser on Saturday in the Bay Area city of Danville before coming to Fresno.

Ryan will attend a fundraising dinner at the Fresno Convention Center’s Valdez Hall on Saturday night.

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Tickets for the Fresno event cost $1,000 per person and up to $25,000 per couple for a private reception.

Several California groups are planning a protest outside the Convention Center.

Ryan heads to fundraisers in Portland, Ore. and Seattle on Monday.

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