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Sarah Palin's Silicon Valley Affair
Republican VP candidate Palin's on-again, off-again trip to the San Francisco Bay Area is apparently ON AGAIN.
Protestors are making note of the date SUNDAY OCTOBER 5. Party-goers have been told to arrive early for the minimum $1,000 per person brunch that commences at 10:30am.
Republican spokespersons would only say that the location is "to be determined". Previously scheduled locations for this affair were in Woodside, then in Santa Clara. Both events were cancelled.
A Republican campaign spokesman referred to the new date of October 5 for Palin's San Francisco Bay Area appearance as a "reschedule" of a previously planned event.
The fundraiser was originally scheduled as a Sept. 25 luncheon at the Woodside home of a wealthy Silicon Valley entrepreneur. It was moved to the Santa Clara Convention Center and then canceled due to "scheduling conflicts".
McCain-Palin campaign spokespersons are hesitant to disclose details of the fundraiser, including the location, but the event has been widely discussed online and covered by media outlets. Security concerns have been cited in communications with persons wishing to attend the brunch.
Protestors from organized labor, women's rights groups, and peace organizations, as well as folks who just find the thought of Palin as vice-president to be "extremely painful" are watching for news of Palin's arrival in the left-leaning larger San Francisco area.
Updates will be posted at http://www.indybay.org.
Sunday, October 5, 2008
10:30 a.m. Host Committee Reception
11:00 a.m. Brunch
** PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE AND TIME**
1333 Bayshore Highway