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US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, on July 22, 2014.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Draws Criticism For Continuing West Coast Fundraising Tour Amid International Crises

President Barack Obama continues his week long West Coast fundraising trip with two events in the Bay Area, but some political pundits say he should be more focused on pressing international issues.

07/23/2014

Police on the scene of a shooting near Sixth and Mission Streets in San Francisco on July 22, 2014. (CBS)

Man Fatally Shot In San Francisco’s SoMa, Near Hotel Where President Obama Is Staying

A man was fatally shot Tuesday night in San Francisco’s South of Market area, in the same vicinity where another fatal shooting occurred earlier in the day.

07/23/2014

The 70th Anniversary Of The D-Day Landings Are Commemorated In Normandy

Jump On Tomorrow: Obama In The Bay, Caltrans Bridge Demolition, New Bitcoin Rules

Traffic could be bad as President Obama and Hillary Clinton will be in the Bay Area Wednesday. Pacifica residents could get a rude awakening as Caltrans demolishes a bridge. New rules to regulate Bitcoin will be published to help regulate the cryptocurrency.

07/22/2014

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President Obama Returning To Bay Area For Democratic Fundraisers

President Barack Obama is returning to California for a pair of Democratic fundraisers.

07/21/2014

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Jump On Tomorrow: President Obama In SF Tuesday, Microsoft, Apple Earnings, Soda Tax, And Chevron Refinery

Getting a jump on tomorrow, President Obama arrives in San Francisco Tuesday night, and heads to Los Altos Wednesday; the Richmond city council meets about the refinery expansion, and another city considers a soda tax.

07/21/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Holds Q&A Sessions At Facebook, Twitter

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took questions at the Bay Area headquarters of Facebook and Twitter Monday to promote her new memoir.

07/21/2014

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Obama Signs Order To Protect Gay, Transgender Workers

President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”

07/21/2014

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1 American Confirmed Dead In Malaysia Air Attack

President Barack Obama says one American was killed on the plane over Ukraine. He says the airliner was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.

07/18/2014

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Supreme Court Rules Corporations Aren’t Required To Cover Contraception

The justices’ 5-4 decision Monday is the first time that the high court has ruled that profit-seeking businesses can hold religious views under federal law. And it means the Obama administration must search for a different way of providing free contraception to women who are covered under objecting companies’ health insurance plans.

06/30/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a Walmart store on May 9, 2014 in Mountain View, California. President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

President Obama Still Enjoying Higher Approval Ratings In California Than Most Other States

But the poll released Tuesday also finds that 52 percent of Californians believe the country is on the wrong track and just 34 percent say it’s on the right track. In November 2011, seven in 10 Californians said the country was on the wrong track.

06/24/2014

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