Obama takes fundraising trip to Silicon Valley — May 08, 2014 by Take Two Show published on 2014-05-09T09:48:03Z US President Barack Obama pauses while speaking during the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation Ambassadors for Humanity 20th anniversary dinner May 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Obama attended the dinner while spending three days in California fund raising. ; Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Today is day two of President Obama's stay in California. After spending the day yesterday in the southern part of the state, he's now off to Silicon Valley. Over the past several years, the tech haven has become a key stop on the president's fundraising path. For more on today's visit and the nexus between politics and high-tech, is Carla Marinucci of the San Francisco Chronicle.