President Obama lands in Bay Area


President Barack Obama landed in the Bay Area Friday afternoon and is scheduled to make keynote remarks at a conference and attend Democratic Party fundraisers in San Francisco.

Obama arrived on Air Force One and landed at San Francisco International Airport at 12:57 p.m.

The president is heading from the airport to the 83rd annual U.S. Conference of Mayors at Hilton San Francisco Union Square. The conference, hosted by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, will discuss the economic health of U.S. cities.

He is also scheduled to attend a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser with Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, at the home of hedge fund manager Tom Steyer and his wife, Kat Taylor.

Democratic National Committee officials said Obama will join a roundtable at the home of venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar, with around 30 supporters attending and donating $33,400 each.

Obama will spend the night in San Francisco before he departs at about 9:40 a.m. Saturday from SFO.

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