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Obama Heads to Valley for Epic Clooney Fundraiser Tomorrow
President Obama is coming to L.A. tomorrow for what's expected to be an epic fundraiser at George Clooney's house. For the civilian population, it could mean an epic traffic jam.
Clooney lives in Studio City, near Wilacre park. According to Kevin Roderick of LA Observed, all we know about Obama's travel plans are that he'll be landing at LAX at 6:20 then heading to Clooney's. It's safe to surmise, then, that if he tries to arrive by car -- whether by heading over canyon roads or getting on freeways -- commuters will be fuuuuucked.
That said, here's hoping that the president's planning to copter it over to his buddy's sprawling mansion, where guests including Robert Downey Jr., Tobey Maguire and Barbra Streisand will await his arrival, having paid $40,000 a plate to be there.
And in the meantime, neighbors interviewed by Fiona Hutton">The Daily News seem just tickled by the President's pending visit.
"I think there's a lot of excitement in the air," said Fiona Hutton, who lives on Clooney's street. "There's a lot of buzz in Studio City about the visit. It's not very often you can say the president is visiting your street."