Editor's note: I will be covering President Barack Obama's fundraising visit to Piedmont today for Piedmont Patch. If you're interested in learning more about that stop on his East Bay visit, check out these articles on Piedmont Patch: President's Visit: Things I Want to Know, President's Hosts: How Much Did They Give? and President Barack Obama Visits Piedmont Today.—Dixie Jordan
Bay City News—President Barack Obama touched down in San Francisco Sunday evening for a brief fundraising visit, following a stop in Colorado to mourn the victims of a mass movie theater shooting that left 12 dead Friday.
President Obama, who was originally scheduled to arrive in the Bay Area today, arrived at San Francisco International Airport at 8:15 p.m. Sunday. His campaign schedule changed to accommodate a visit Sunday in Aurora, Colo., to speak at a vigil for victims of a fatal shooting there during a midnight screening of the film The Dark Knight Rises Friday.
The president will head to Reno, Nev., this morning from SFO around 11:25 a.m. for a fundraising event before returning to the Bay Area, according to the White House Press Office.
He is scheduled to arrive at Oakland International Airport about 2:50 p.m. today, according to the executive press office. As part of his Bay Area schedule, the president will speak at an event at Oakland's Fox Theater and visit a private home in Piedmont.
Tuesday morning around 10 a.m. Obama will leave from San Francisco International Airport to head to Portland, Ore., to continue his campaigning for re-election this November.
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was in the Bay Area Sunday, attending three fundraisers. Romney attended a private lunch in Woodside, followed by a reception at San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel and a dinner at a home in Pacific Heights.
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