Posted Mar. 13, 2015, 8:41 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to leave Los Angeles this morning, bound for Phoenix, following an 18-hour visit consisting of an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and a Democratic National Committee fundraiser.
Posted Mar. 13, 2015, 8:29 am
Because of President Barack Obama's Los Angeles visit, the LAPD is advising motorists to avoid the following areas until 10 a.m. because traffic congestion is expected:
Posted Mar. 12, 2015, 8:33 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive in the Southland this afternoon for a planned 18-hour visit that will include the taping of an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 11, 2015, 7:50 pm
President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive at Los Angeles International just in time for today's afternoon rush hour, meaning motorists in selected areas should be prepared for detours or delays.
Posted Mar. 11, 2015, 1:59 pm
Los Angeles is one of 21 communities that has signed on to President Barack Obama's newly announced TechHire Initiative aimed at quickly training people for jobs in the technology industry and connecting them with employers.
Posted Feb. 8, 2015, 8:22 am
Green cards for spouses – that’s the latest quiet Obama Administration move to please and appease the high-tech companies in Silicon Valley and elsewhere who constantly clamor for more H1-B visas to bring in cheap, skilled foreign labor.
Posted Jan. 21, 2015, 9:08 am
Democratic lawmakers representing California praised what President Obama said about the economy in his State of the Union Address on Tuesday, though some disagree with a variety of foreign policy issues.
Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 9:43 am
A teacher, a construction worker, a police captain and the creator of a prison education program -- all from the Los Angeles area -- are among 22 guests who will have close-up views of President Barack Obama when he delivers his State of the Union address today.
Posted Oct. 10, 2014, 9:02 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to conclude an approximately 24-hour visit to Los Angeles today by conducting a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee and announcing an executive order declaring 346,000 acres of land in the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument.
Posted Oct. 10, 2014, 9:00 am
Police are advising the public to avoid portions of Westwood and Bel-Air today because of President Barack Obama's visit.
Posted Oct. 10, 2014, 8:53 am
A small plane out of Bakersfield flew into restricted airspace over the Los Angeles area during President Barack Obama's visit to the city today and an F-15 fighter jet was sent to investigate, but there was no indication the breach was intentional, authorities said.
Posted Oct. 9, 2014, 5:08 pm
President Barack Obama toured Cross Campus, a shared workspace campus in Santa Monica, on Thursday afternoon shortly after 2:45 pm and hailed the so-called "millennial'' generation as a driving force in rebuilding the nation's economy, and one that will change the face of the business world.
Posted Oct. 9, 2014, 8:36 am
Police are advising the public to avoid portions of Santa Monica, Brentwood, Westwood and Beverly Hills today because of President Barack Obama's visit.
Posted Oct. 9, 2014, 8:13 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled today to use the first day of a two-day Los Angeles area visit to promote his plans to create economic opportunity for millennials at an event in Santa Monica and conduct a fundraiser at Gwyneth Paltrow's home.
Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 3:57 pm
President Barack Obama will speak at an event at Cross Campus in Santa Monica on Thursday where he will discuss economic growth, according to the White House.
Posted Oct. 3, 2014, 8:56 am
Vice President Joe Biden will made a two-day visit to Los Angeles next week to speak at a fundraiser Monday featuring a performance by Carole King and join Mayor Eric Garcetti at a roundtable discussion on the minimum wage Tuesday.
Posted Sep. 13, 2014, 7:43 am
President Barack Obama will return to Los Angeles in October to attend a fundraiser at the home of actress and longtime supporter Gwyneth Paltrow.
Posted Jul. 24, 2014, 8:28 am
President Barack Obama is set to conclude a planned 24-hour visit to the Los Angeles area today by participating in another Democratic National Committee fundraiser and speaking at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College about the economy.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:08 am
The Los Angeles Police Department advised drivers to avoid an area near Los Angeles' border with Beverly Hills and portions of Hancock Park today because of President Barack Obama's visit.
Posted Jul. 22, 2014, 9:52 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport around 2:30 pm Wednesday, then attend a Democratic National Committee fundraising reception and dinner at the Hancock Park home of television producer Shonda Rhimes.
Posted Jul. 16, 2014, 9:22 am
First lady Michelle Obama will continue a two-day swing through Los Angeles today, delivering speeches at a pair of events focused on two of her primary issues of concern -- education and support for veterans.
Posted Jun. 28, 2014, 9:45 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Los Angeles area July 23 to speak at a Democratic National Committee fundraising reception and dinner at the home of television producer Shonda Rhimes.
Posted May. 7, 2014, 8:53 am
President Barack Obama will directly impact Wednesday afternoon rush hour traffic on the Westside of Los Angeles, especially for those who work at the Fox Studios lot and many area high rises in Century City and Westwood.
Posted May. 7, 2014, 8:48 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive today for a two-day visit to Los Angeles for two political fundraisers and a speech at a gala for an organization founded by Steven Spielberg to keep alive memories of the Holocaust and other genocides.