On Wednesday, he will make its way to Fremont, where Obama will be touring a Solyndra plant that produces solar panels.
That visit should kill a number of policy birds with one stone -- Solyndra received a $535 million loan guarantee through Obama's stimulus bill, the Economic Recovery Act, creating 1,000 "green collar" jobs.
Obama has recently toured similar plants across the country, and can be expected to try to appear as dignified as possible while wearing safety goggles and a hard hat.
The president, and his attendant traffic headaches, will be out of town by noon on Wednesday.
Jackson West figures Obama learned his lesson from Massachusetts, and clearly isn't leaving Boxer hanging ahead of her election in November.