This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.
This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.
Obamajam: These Are The Streets To Avoid This Week
Well, it looks like President Barack Obama will be making his rounds out to Los Angeles this week, which means Angelenos will be experiencing... Obamajam 2014.
Our President will be flying into LAX on Wednesday (and on the road during peak traffic) to make it in time for the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary dinner, according to LA Observed. Then on Thursday, he'll be making appearances at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser and other fundraisers, even trekking out to San Diego. He's expected to leave our City of Angels late Thursday morning.
The Beverly Hills Police Dept. released this list of streets to avoid:
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: The area around Motor Avenue and Pico Blvd.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: The area around Pico Blvd. and Beverly Glen Blvd.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: The area around Santa Monica Blvd and Beverly Glen Blvd.
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: The area around Sunset Blvd. and Beverly Glen Blvd.
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: The area around Santa Monica Blvd. and Avenue of the Stars
Thursday, May 8, 2014
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.: The area around Santa Monica Blvd. and Avenue of the Stars
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.: All trucks driving down Wilshire Blvd. between Santa Monica and Avenue of the Stars
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.: The area around Pico Blvd. and Motor Avenue
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.