A major portion of Oakland’s year-old police radio system failed during President Barack Obama’s visit to the city this week, in one what one lieutenant described as a “train wreck.”
President Barack Obama concluded his Bay Area fundraising swing with an event at the Fox Theater in Oakland Monday night.
Details were released this week of yet another planned visit to the Bay Area by President Barack Obama as he tries to raise money for his re-election campaign.
President Barack Obama left San Francisco Wednesday afternoon after a brief visit for two fundraising events in the city’s Financial District.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann were in the Bay Area Wednesday for a fundraising trip that includes a reception in Hillsborough with tickets reaching $50,000 per person.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is planning to hold a rally at the Jelly Belly factory in Fairfield on Thursday.
Shimon Peres will make stops in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley in his historic visit.
They visited Rosa Parks Elementary School, which helped raise $7,000 for relief efforts following last March’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
President Barack Obama arrived at Moffett Field Sunday afternoon for a series of fundraising events and to attend a town hall meeting on Monday.
Eye on the Bay’s Brian Hackney went in search of some free samples and turned up this list of the most popular FREE food (and drink) factory tours in the Bay Area.