Obama Visits L.A. Sunday, Avoid These Streets

LAPD advises motorists to stay away from these streets on Sunday.

Last weekend was the return of Carmageddon. This weekend may be the return of Obamajam in some Westside neighborhoods.

President Obama will attend several events in Los Angeles on Sunday and the Los Angeles Police Department is advising motorists to stay away from those neighborhoods in the presidential motorcade's path.

The major event is an afternoon "30 Days to Victory" fundraiser concert and rally at the Nokia Theater, at L.A. Live downtown. It will feature performances by Jon Bon Jovi, Jennifer Hudson, Stevie Wonder, Katy Perry and Earth, Wind and Fire.

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, who delivered the keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention, will speak. Rallying remarks by the president are likely at about 6 p.m.

Prior to that, the president is scheduled to arrive at an undisclosed location in the Beverly Hills area Sunday afternoon.

The president's exact itinerary has not been announced for security reasons, and it may change. The following is information from LAPD:


12:30-2:30 p.m.
Pico Boulevard between Overland Avenue and Beverly Drive.
Avenue of the Stars between Olympic Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard.
Sunset Boulevard between Beverly Glen and Doheny Drive.

3-5 p.m.
Sunset Boulevard between Beverly Glen and Doheny Drive.
North Whittier Drive between Sunset Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard.

5-7 p.m.
Avenue of the Stars between Wilshire and Pico Boulevard.
Motor Avenue between Pico Boulevard and the 10 Freeway.
Streets around L.A. Live and the Nokia Center.

9:30-11:30 p.m.
Motor Avenue between National Boulevard and Pico Boulevard.
Avenue of the Stars between Santa Monica Boulevard and Pico Boulevard.


7-9 a.m.
Avenue of the Stars between Santa Monica Boulevard and Pico Boulevard. 

— City News Service contributed to this report.

Bryan Sanders October 07, 2012 at 08:13 AM
Who is Rommey?
Ilbert October 07, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Who can afford gas to drive? He held up the development of gas in the Golf for months, refuses to develop coal properly, does not allow exploration for gas in Federal lands, spends billions of tax dollars on "alternative" energy. Gas is $3 a gallon under this administration, unemployment is going down because people are leaving the job hunting market, not because of new jobs and the new job are part-time, yet our President can find the time to come to Los Angeles and mess with our traffic. In a real debate, without a teleprompter, he bordered on sounding stupid. The emperor has no clothes folks.
Maureen Levinson October 07, 2012 at 09:06 PM
May we stick to the issue of the traffic, please?
RTL October 07, 2012 at 11:23 PM
Complacent and Sleepy Obama or Rude And Mormonic Rodney. Take your pick.
Sharam Tabib October 08, 2012 at 04:41 AM
I'll enjoy the thought that all the investments that the takers and their protectors are making towards his failing campaign will be worth nothing in less than a month. For now, we'll put up with even more traffic gridlock because your socialist hero is visiting.


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