Tickets for the 4:30 p.m. reception cost $100 for balcony seating; $250 for general admission seating; $1,000 for VIP seating; and $7,500 for event-sponsor status, which includes admission to a photo reception. Sponsors can then bring additional guests to the photo reception for $2,500 each.
The Fox Theater, on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland’s revitalized Uptown district, seats up to 2,800 people, although some areas almost definitely will be set aside for security purposes, news media and so on.
UPDATE @ 9:55 A.M. TUESDAY: The incomparable Doug Sovern of KCBS tweeted last night that
afterbefore the Fox Theater event will come a high-rollers fundraising dinner at the Piedmont home of progressive activist/attorney Quinn Delaney & her husband, real estate developer Wayne Jordan.
UPDATE @ 10:05 A.M. TUESDAY: Delaney and Jordan have hosted fundraisers for Obama before. In June 2007, they hosted a luncheon for the then-Senator for which tickets cost $2,300 per person. And in November, they hosted a reception with White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, at $5,000 a couple. The Center for Responsive Politics lists Jordan as Obama’s third-largest bundler, having brought almost $1.5 million to the campaign.
UPDATE @ 12:35 P.M. TUESDAY: The $100 seats have already sold out…