PHOTOS: President Obama's trip to SF brings out protesters

| October 25, 2011
President Barack Obama prepares to enter his limousine after arriving at SFO Tuesday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
President Barack Obama prepares to enter his limousine after arriving at SFO Tuesday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
- President Barack Obama prepares to enter his limousine after arriving at SFO. (Eric Risberg/AP)
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President Barack Obama visited San Francisco on Tuesday for a brief fundraiser at a downtown hotel.

Click on the photo at right to see a slideshow of the president in The City and the reaction from the visit, or scroll down to see video.

Obama flew into San Francisco International Airport shortly before 1 p.m. and drove in a motorcade to the W Hotel in downtown San Francisco for the fundraiser.

Outside of the hotel protesters gathered to demonstrate for myriad causes.

The president flew out of SFO shortly after 3 p.m.

 

President Barack Obama walks with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee after arriving at SFO Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011.(Eric Risberg/AP)
President Barack Obama walks with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee after arriving at SFO Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011.(Eric Risberg/AP)
- President Barack Obama walks with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee after arriving at SFO Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011.(Eric Risberg/AP)
A San Francisco police officer monitors protesters outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A San Francisco police officer monitors protesters outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
- A San Francisco police officer monitors protesters outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Protesters against the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline hold signs and stand on a Keith Haring sculpture as they demonstrate outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Protesters against the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline hold signs and stand on a Keith Haring sculpture as they demonstrate outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
- Protesters against the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline hold signs and stand on a Keith Haring sculpture as they demonstrate outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
People try to take pictures of the motorcade carrying President Obama in San Francisco, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. (Paul Sakuma/AP)
People try to take pictures of the motorcade carrying President Obama in San Francisco, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. (Paul Sakuma/AP)
- People try to take pictures of the motorcade carrying President Obama in San Francisco, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. (Paul Sakuma/AP)
President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event in San Francisco, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. (Susan Walsh/AP)
President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event in San Francisco, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. (Susan Walsh/AP)
- President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event in San Francisco, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. (Susan Walsh/AP)
President Barack Obama is greeted by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee after arriving at SFO Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. Obama is on a three-day trip to the west coast. (Eric Risberg/AP)
President Barack Obama is greeted by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee after arriving at SFO Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. Obama is on a three-day trip to the west coast. (Eric Risberg/AP)
- President Barack Obama is greeted by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee after arriving at SFO Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. Obama is on a three-day trip to the west coast. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Protesters hold signs as they demonstrate outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Protesters hold signs as they demonstrate outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
- Protesters hold signs as they demonstrate outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A medical marijuana advocate who goes by the name The Holy Hemptress holds a sign as she demonstrates outside of the W Hotel where U.S. President Barack Obama was holding a fundraiser on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A medical marijuana advocate who goes by the name The Holy Hemptress holds a sign as she demonstrates outside of the W Hotel where U.S. President Barack Obama was holding a fundraiser on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
- A medical marijuana advocate who goes by the name The Holy Hemptress holds a sign as she demonstrates outside of the W Hotel where U.S. President Barack Obama was holding a fundraiser on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama looks out the window of his limousine after arriving at SFO Tuesday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
President Barack Obama looks out the window of his limousine after arriving at SFO Tuesday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
- President Barack Obama looks out the window of his limousine after arriving at SFO Tuesday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
San Francisco police officers monitor protesters outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
San Francisco police officers monitor protesters outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
- San Francisco police officers monitor protesters outside of the W Hotel before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama on October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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