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Obama to visit Beverly Hills today for fundraiser

May 27, 2009 |  8:40 am

President Obama will visit Southern California today for a fundraiser at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

The fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee will feature a concert and dinner at the luxury hotel. Obama will kick off events with remarks, said Hari Sevugnan, national press secretary for the DNC.

Tickets for tonight's concert headlined by Jennifer Hudson and featuring Earth, Wind and Fire range from $1,000 to $2,500. It will be followed by a $30,400-a-ticket dinner. Tickets have been sold out. The events are expected to raise $3 to $4 million.

-- Ruben Vives