Michelle Obama in San Francisco for fundraising lunch 

Michelle Obama is in San Francisco for a fundraising lunch, one of several stops for the first lady in the Bay Area on Tuesday.

The first lady's motorcade pulled up at about 9:30 a.m. to the Claremont Hotel Club & Spa in Berkeley, where Obama was hosting a breakfast fundraiser that cost attendees between $1,000 and $25,000 per seat.

Alice Waters, owner of the Berkeley culinary institution Chez Panisse, reportedly catered the breakfast. Afterward, Obama was scheduled to attend a fundraising lunch in San Francisco.

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, had encouraged the first lady to come to the East Bay, Lee spokesman Ricci Graham said.

Obama's trip, which is to raise funds for her husband's re-election campaign, comes less than two months after her husband kicked off his West Coast re-election effort in the Bay Area with several high-profile fundraisers in April.

During that trip he also spoke at a town hall meeting at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto. 

The April fundraising events were estimated to have brought in millions of dollars for the president's campaign.

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