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Jay-Z (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Jay-Z Visits Album Inspiration At English Cathedral

The “Magna Carta Holy Grail” rapper went to the Salisbury Cathedral to see one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta…

07/18/2013

President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport on April 3, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Departs Bay Area After Fundraisers

President Barack Obama left the Bay Area Thursday afternoon after a whirlwind visit that included four fundraising stops—two in San Francisco and two in Atherton—in less than a day.

04/04/2013

An Oakland Police Cruiser.

Oakland Police Radios Failed During President’s Visit

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.”

07/26/2012

President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event at the Fox Theatre in Oakland on July 23, 2012. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Returns For Bay Area Fundraising Support; Protesters Converge

President Barack Obama concluded his Bay Area fundraising swing with an event at the Fox Theater in Oakland Monday night.

07/23/2012

US President Barack Obama Visits San Francisco | 06.06.12

President Obama Announces Bay Area Visit

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.

07/11/2012

President Barack Obama (L) talks with baseball great Willie Mays. (Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

Say Hey: President Obama Fundraises With Legendary Giant Willie Mays In SF

President Barack Obama left San Francisco Wednesday afternoon after a brief visit for two fundraising events in the city’s Financial District.

06/06/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally on May 29, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Visits Bay Area For Fundraising Events

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.

05/30/2012

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum To Appear At Fairfield’s Jelly Belly Factory Thursday

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is planning to hold a rally at the Jelly Belly factory in Fairfield on Thursday.

03/28/2012

Israeli President Shimon Peres addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual policy conference at the Washington Convention Center March 4, 2012 in Washington, DC. On the heels of his AIPAC address, Obama will meet with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House Monday to discuss Iran and other issues.With more than 100,000 members, AIPAC is perhaps the most prominent organizatoins lobbying the United States government on behalf of Israel. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Israeli President Peres Visits Bay Area

Shimon Peres will make stops in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley in his historic visit.

03/04/2012

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Japanese Teens Who Survived Earthquake Visit San Francisco School

They visited Rosa Parks Elementary School, which helped raise $7,000 for relief efforts following last March’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

02/29/2012

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