By Ekevara Kitpowsong
When Air Force One with President Barak Obama aboard glided into the San Francisco International Airport at 12:56 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2015, Guardsman photographer Ekevara Kitpowsong was on hand for the welcoming.
After his arrival, Obama stopped briefly to greet more than 100 well-wishers stood behind the rope line with his smile and shook hands with some of them before leaving in motorcade heading to the conference of mayors. There were no official greeters.
The President was scheduled to deliver remarks at the United States Conference of Mayors’ 83rd Annual Meeting hosted by San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel in the afternoon.
Obama also planned to participate in the Democratic National Committee roundtable hosted by a Managing Director of Sherpa Ventures Shervin Pishevar and then attend the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee event with Rep.Nancy Pelosi of California at the home of hedge fund manager Tom Steyer and his wife Kat Taylor in San Francisco.
This San Francisco trip is Obama ‘s second visit in 2015 and it also marked his 21st presidential trip to the Bay Area. His last visit was in February.