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Traffic Is Gonna Be Pretty Bad This Weekend

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Traffic could be a total mess—er, a larger mess than usual—this Saturday due to numerous events and a visit from the President.There will be another Obamajam as the President is going to attend three Democratic fundraisers on Saturday. He gets in at 1 p.m. and leaves at 7:27 p.m., according to CBS LA. His exact itinerary has not been revealed, though he's expected to remain mostly the Westside.

This is combined with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's annual Open House, in La Cañada Flintridge. That is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Over at the Rose Bowl, the it's the CONCACAF Cup soccer match between USA and Mexico. It begins at 6 p.m., and it's sold out. There will also be a playoff game between the Dodgers and the Mets tomorrow, also starting at 6 p.m. This is expected to cause traffic jams on the 110, and the 5. In addition, the Zac Brown Band will be playing at the Hollywood Bowl.

On Sunday, several streets in West hollywood will be closed for AIDS Walk Los Angeles, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department's West Hollywood Station.

Saturday:
Santa Monica Blvd. to Melrose Ave. will be closed from 6 a.m. on Saturday until 6 p.m. on Sunday.

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Sunday:
San Vicente Blvd. from Beverly Blvd. to Melrose Ave. on the East side only from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Robertson Blvd. is closed from Melrose Ave. to Santa Monica Blvd. from 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
La Peer Drive will be closed from Melrose Ave. to Santa Monica Blvd. from 6 a.m. to noon.
Santa Monica Blvd. will be closed from Doheny Drive to Holloway Drive from 6 a.m. to noon.
La Cienega Blvd. will be closed from Santa Monica Blvd. to Melrose Ave. from 6 a.m. to noon.
Melrose Place will be closed from La Cienega Blvd. to Orlando Ave. from 6 a.m. to noon.
Melrose Ave. will be closed from San Vicente Blvd. to LaBrea Ave. from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
LaBrea Ave. will be closed from Melrose Ave. to Beverly Blvd. from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Beverly Blvd. will be closed from LaBrea Ave. to Flores St. from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Beverly Blvd. will be closed from Flores St. to Kings Rd. from midnight to 6 p.m.
Beverly Blvd. will be closed from Kings Road to San Vicente Blvd. from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will also be traffic officers at Harper and Melrose, Crescent Heights and Melrose; Oakwood and Fairfax; Crescent Heights and Beverly; Sweetzer and Beverly and La Cienega and Beverly.