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Street Closures In Effect For President Obama’s Southland Visit

President Obama is scheduled to land at Los Angeles International Airport after 2 p.m. and will fly out of LAX Friday morning.

06/17/2015

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Obama, Clinton Coming To Town For Separate West LA-Area Fundraisers

Commuters, plan accordingly – President Barack Obama and presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be in town this week for several fundraisers.

06/16/2015

Teachers say Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy  has fought poor student performance and high turnover rates since its opening five years ago. (CBS)

Teachers Protest Against LAUSD Plans For Struggling South LA School

Teachers at a struggling South Los Angeles school spoke out Wednesday against a plan to have them reapply for their jobs.

05/27/2015

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From Santa Monica To Century City, Obama Returns To SoCal To Raise Funds

President Obama returned to the Southland Thursday to raise funds for the Democratic Party and to court the youth vote.

03/12/2015

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Obama’s Fundraising In Calif. Is Over-The-Top, Some Republicans Charge

President Obama will return to the Southland for his 21st visit to Los Angeles or Orange counties since taking office in 2009 but some Republicans charge that he’s using California as a “campaign ATM.”

03/11/2015

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Vice President Joe Biden Hosts Roundtable Discussion At West LA College

Vice President Joe Biden visited West Los Angeles Friday to discuss President Barack Obama’s recently announced proposal regarding community colleges.

01/23/2015

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Harvard Student Previously Stuck In Mexico Applauds Obama’s Immigration Order

A Harvard University student previously stuck in Mexico is applauding President Obama’s announcement of his executive action on immigration.

11/24/2014

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Obama Wrapping Up California Fundraising Trip

President Barack Obama is wrapping up a week that saw him raise campaign money for fellow Democrats on both coasts, and more is in on tap for the week ahead.

10/11/2014

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Land Declaration Wraps Up 2-Day Obama Visit

President Barack Obama wrapped up a two-day visit to the Southland Friday.

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President Obama Returns To L.A. Thursday; Street Closures Planned

President Obama’s scheduled visit to the Southland on Thursday has prompted the issuance of the following traffic advisory from local authorities.

10/08/2014

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President Obama Returning To Los Angeles For Fundraiser At Gwyneth Paltrow’s Home

President Barack Obama will be back in Los Angeles in October for a fundraiser at the home of actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

09/12/2014

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Calif. Schools To Teach Students About ‘Significance’ Of Obama Presidency

A bill authored by a Pasadena lawmaker that encourages schools to teach about the historical significance of Barack Obama becoming the nation’s first African-American president is now California law.

08/26/2014

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Obama Fundraises In Hancock Park Amid Escalating Crises In Ukraine, Israel

President Obama arrived in the Southland Wednesday to fund-raise at an event organized by a high-profile Hollywood producer.

07/23/2014

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‘Net Neutrality’ Protesters To Remind Obama Of Campaign Pledge

Protesters were expected to gather Wednesday to call upon President Barack Obama to make good on a campaign pledge to enact anti-discrimination rules for Internet broadband service providers.

07/23/2014

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Presidential Visit Prompts LA Traffic Advisories Through Wednesday, Thursday

In light of President Obama’s scheduled visit to Los Angeles on Wednesday, a traffic advisory has been issued in an effort to limit congestion on the road.

07/22/2014

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