Maxwell to perform at SF Obama event

Vice President Joe Biden was in San Francisco Tuesday evening for a Democratic fundraising event, three days before President Barack Obama will be in town for the same purpose.

Biden was scheduled to attend a 7 p.m. event at an undisclosed residence in San Francisco to raise money for the Democratic National Committee. The vice president was in Los Angeles Tuesday morning and had a stop at California State University, Bakersfield planned before coming to San Francisco, according to a schedule provided by the White House.

Obama is then coming to San Francisco for a DNC event on Friday at the W Hotel. The event, with musical guest Maxwell, has tickets that start at $500, according to an invitation on the DNC’s website at

Obama was most recently in the Bay Area in July, also to raise money for fellow Democrats.