Vice President Biden in Atherton Thursday


Vice President Joe Biden was scheduled to be the guest of honor this afternoon (July 8) at a fundraiser in Atherton for California Sen. Barbara Boxer. The event was to begin at 4 p.m., with the vice president arriving in a motorcade that made its way up from Moffett Field.

The event was held at the home of Jill and John Freidenrich, with congresswomen Anna Eshoo, Jackie Speier, and Zoe Lofgren hosting.

Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann was scheduled to perform.

Sen. Boxer, a Democrat, is in a tight race with Peninsula resident and former Silicon Valley CEO Carly Fiorina to retain her seat in the Senate. Sen. Boxer attended another fundraiser yesterday in Palo Alto.


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Posted by Chris Underwood
a resident of another community
on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:35 pm

I can see the VP's Plane sitting on the run-way at Moffett Field now.

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Posted by Joseph E. Davis
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:52 pm

Dear lord, what a den of thieves...

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Posted by Lidia
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Jul 9, 2010 at 3:02 pm

How exciting!!! I was able to see all of the security around the home of this special event!!! How often do we have the Vice President in our area! Wish I could've been there... Gooooo Barbara BOXER:)

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Posted by James
a resident of Menlo Park: Menlo Oaks
on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:18 pm

It's time for a change. The idea and hope for change was just a big dud. Since Ms. Boxer has aligned herself with the current administration and things have gotten "so much better", it's time for Harry, Nancy, and Barbara to exit stage left. We need real leaders not politicians.

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Posted by POGO
a resident of Woodside: other
on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:59 pm

James -

And those "real leaders" would be who?

I see no one on the political scene who is even remotely impressive.

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Posted by Gunther Steinberg
a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:06 pm

And 280 was closed down in a progressive manner, using dozens of Highway Patrolmen, costing us a mint of money and inconvenience.

VIPs should either mingle with the masses or stay home.

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Posted by Obama
a resident of another community
on Jul 10, 2010 at 1:31 pm

Were Gail and Kelly there to greet our ever so eloquent and sagacious VP

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