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President Obama greets well-wishers at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View, May 8, 2014. (CBS)

President Obama In Silicon Valley For Whirlwind Fundraising Visit

President Barack Obama has arrived in the Bay Area for a roughly 19-hour visit, including fundraisers and an appearance at a Mountain View Walmart, where he will give a speech on energy efficiency.

05/08/2014

A California polling place

Appeals Court Upholds Ballot Ban On 27-Year-Old Presidential Hopeful

A federal appeals court ruled in San Francisco Tuesday that a 27-year-old Peace and Freedom Party candidate who was not old enough to be president had no right to appear on California’s ballot in 2012.

05/06/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the government shutdown and debt ceiling standoff in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, October 16, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Returning To Bay Area On Fundraising Trip

President Barack Obama will be returning to the Bay Area next month for a fundraising trip, Democratic National Committee officials said.

04/17/2014

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (Steve Freeman/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Does Sacramento’s Mayor Have Wider Political Ambitions?

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has a new title after being named President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Wednesday, but does it mean he wants to be thrust into the national spotlight?

04/16/2014

Six of the original ‘Rosie the Riveters’ got the chance to meet President Obama and Vice President Biden at the White House Monday.

‘Rosie The Riveter’ Ladies Get White House Trip After Hug Request To VP Biden

Six of the original ‘Rosie the Riveters’ got the chance to meet President Obama and Vice President Biden at the White House Monday.

03/31/2014

An exterior view of Tri-Valley University on Boulder Ct. in Pleasanton. (Tri-Valley University)

Head Of Pleasanton ‘Sham University’ Convicted Of Fraud

The president of a defunct online university described by authorities as a sham has been convicted of creating a front for foreign students seeking to establish U.S. immigration status.

03/25/2014

Vladimir Putin the President of Russia speaks to the IPC Governing Board prior to the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium on March 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

‘First-Tweet’ Site Reveals Ironic Tweet From Putin Congratulating Obama In 2012

As Twitter celebrates its 8th birthday with a website allowing users to see their first tweets, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first tweet revealed a bit of irony as he congratulated then President-elect Barack Obama on his re-election.

03/21/2014

A pedestrian walks by a Gap store on February 7, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco-Based Gap Inc. To Raise Minimum Wage For Its Lowest-Paid U.S. Workers

San Francisco-based Gap Inc. announced on Wednesday that they’re raising minimum wage for its lowest-paid workers in the U.S. Workers will receive at least $9 this year and that increase will go to $10 in 2015.

02/19/2014

French President Francois Hollande (C) speaks at a reception as California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom (L) and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (R) listen during a visit to City Hall on February 12, 2014 in San Francisco. (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

French President Hollande Meets Silicon Valley Tech Execs In San Francisco

French President Francois Hollande was meeting with city officials and tech kingpins in San Francisco, and offering his government’s support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley.

02/12/2014

Gov. Jerry Brown

Phil Matier: Jerry Brown For President?

Could Governor Jerry Brown be mulling over another run for the White House?

12/18/2013

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