The President arrived at LAX just before 2 p.m. and traveled to Cross Campus, a shared space for entrepreneurs and startups in Santa Monica, where he will speak on the economy. His visit will be streamed live online.READ MORE: Actor Ricky Schroder Argues With Costco Employee About Mask Confusion
Obama will then attend a DNC fundraiser at actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s Brentwood home where tickets cost between $1,000 and $32,000.
On Friday, he will designate a portion of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument before departing around 5:30 p.m. for another evening fundraiser in San Francisco.
According to the advisory, a hard closure is planned along Hilgard Avenue between Le Conte and Weyburn avenues in the Westwood Village from 8 a.m. Thursday through 6 p.m. Friday.
In addition, when possible, the following areas should be avoided Thursday:READ MORE: Pursuit And Standoff Ends In Riverside With One Suspect Under Arrest
• Centinela Avenue between Ocean Park & Olympic boulevards from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.;
• Lincoln Boulevard between Pico & Wilshire boulevards from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.;
• Santa Monica Boulevard between 26th Street & Ocean Avenue from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.;
• Ocean Avenue between Pico & San Vicente boulevards from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.;
• San Vicente Boulevard between Ocean Avenue & Bundy Drive from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.;
• Sunset Boulevard between Allenford & Barrington avenues from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.;
• Sunset Boulevard between Allenford Avenue & Roxbury Drive from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.;
• Beverly Glen Boulevard between Sunset & Santa Monica boulevards from 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.;
• Wilshire Boulevard between Sawtelle & Santa Monica boulevards from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.;
The following areas should be avoided when possible on Friday:
• Wilshire Boulevard between Veteran & Comstock avenues from 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.;
• Beverly Glen Boulevard between Ashton Avenue & Bellagio Road from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.;
• Sunset Boulevard between Hilgard Avenue & Carolwood Drive from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.;
• Beverly Glen Boulevard between Bellagio Road & Pico Boulevard from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.;
• Pico Boulevard between Prosser Avenue & Century Park East from 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.;
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