Mitt Romney was holding a news conference outside the shuttered offices of Solyndra, the green energy company that went bankrupt after receiving government loans.
The Republican primaries and caucuses over the next couple of weeks will go a long way to determining whether California’s June 5 primary will make the state relevant.
The Republican presidential contest may very well be decided by the time California holds its primary, in June. So, plenty of Californians appear to be joining the campaign in Nevada, which holds its caucus Saturday.
Texas Governor Rick Perry made his Bay Area debut as a presidential candidate on Friday with an appearance in East Palo Alto to raise money in his first California campaign swing.
First Lady Michelle Obama dropped in on the Bay Area Tuesday for a two-stop fundraising visit expected to net thousands for her husband’s re-election campaign.