U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) joins a toast with Technology Business Leaders at a dinner in Woodside, California, in this Feb. 17, 2011. REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House/Handout (HO/REUTERS)

Reporter Cecilia Kang is in California today to cover President Barack Obama’s town hall today from Palo Alto, Calif. where he’ll talk about the budget. She will be covering the event live on Twitter.

The event begins at 4:45 p.m. Eastern time.

The town hall is part of the President’s trip to the West Coast to promote his budget plan and drum up reelection support from the tech and entertainment industries.

Cecilia will have the latest updates and analysis from the event on Twitter @ceciliakang.