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Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Obama, Romney Restart Campaigns In Bay Area

Silenced for a weekend, the race for the White House reverted to divisive form Monday, as President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney found enough distance from a national tragedy to get back to the politics of getting elected.


Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Layoffs From Solyndra Shutdown Hundreds More Than Original Report

Newly-released documents show that nearly 1,900 people lost their jobs last year when Fremont’s Solyndra Solar Panel maker failed last year, hundreds more than the company’s initial claim.


Lady Gaga Shows At Obama Fundraiser

Lady Gaga Shows At Obama Fundraiser

Pop singer Lady Gaga was among the guests at a Silicon Valley fundraiser for President Barack Obama…


August 4, 1961

President Obama Arrives In Bay Area To Attend Fundraisers

President Barack Obama arrived at Moffett Field Sunday afternoon for a series of fundraising events and to attend a town hall meeting on Monday.


President Barack Obama arrives to speak April 20, 2011 during a Democratic National Committee (DNC) fundraiser at Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Heads To Bay Area To Talk Jobs, Raise Funds

President Barack Obama is coming back to the Bay Area this weekend to raise money and talk about jobs.


President Barack Obama waves as he arrives at San Francisco International Airport on Air Force One. (AP Photo)

CBS 5 Poll: Californians Split On Obama’s Job Performance

A KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll finds growing disatisfaction among Californians about President Obama’s job performance.

KPIX 5–04/20/2011

Obama sign

Man With Anti-Obama Sign Attacked In San Francisco

A man who set up a table with political literature and a sign supporting President Barack Obama was attacked in San Francisco’s North Panhandle neighborhood on Monday morning, a police captain said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–04/05/2011

Firefighters search rubble of collapsed World Trade Center towers after terrorist attacks, New York City (AP)

Peninsula Firefighters To Benefit From Fed. First Responder Act

After the holidays, the president is expected to sign a bill that covers the medical costs for first responders working at the World Trade Center site after the September 11th attack. This should be a big help for a Peninsula Fire Unit deployed to New York at the time.


Don't Ask Don't Tell

San Francisco Court Extends Life Of Gay Military Policy

A federal appeals court has indefinitely extended its freeze on a judge’s order halting enforcement of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

CBS San Francisco–11/01/2010

Phil Matier (KCBS)

Phil Matier: Democratic Hard-Hitters Visit California

Sarah Palin will attend a Republican rally in San Jose Thursday afternoon, and on Friday, former president Bill Clinton begins campaigning in California for a number of Democratic candidates.