>> A week out from the California primary, Bernie Sanders tour of the state taking on a sense of urgency.>> I'm Lily Jamali for Reuters in Oakland, which by and large is Bernie country. Sanders holding a rally that drew a thousands of people here Monday night, and he's been steadily adding to his campaign schedule here in California.
>> Monday evening's rally spotlighting not just the candidate but for a moment the secret service who stopped at least four protestors who rushed the stage. Sanders is pushing hard for a California win saying victory could pave the way to the democratic nomination despite Hillary Clinton's advantage with so called super delegate who Sander's hope he can sway.
She's wildly expected to win it before polls even closing California on June 7th in a primary the same day in New Jersey. Her campaign just cancelled several events scheduled there this week, so she can focus on the goal in State.>> It's a tight race. A recent poll showing that Sanders is just two points behind Clinton.
Both campaigns have ramped up ad spending here Clinton started running television ads going into the long weekend despite saying earlier that she wouldn't spend here in the primary. Sanders' campaign just paid a million and a half dollars to air this ad here.>> California, it's a long way to Washington, but you can send them a message they can't ignore.
>> As this weekend if you would join forces with Clinton as a running mate on NBC's meet the press, Sanders didn't say yes, but he stopped short of saying no.