LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — President Barack Obama is visiting Southern California Thursday to attend a pair of Democratic National Committee fundraisers.
Obama traveled from San Jose to Los Angeles and arrived at LAX around 3:25 p.m. The president was scheduled to remain in Los Angeles overnight.READ MORE: Man And Woman Shot To Death In Gardena
The president attended a Hancock Park reception hosted by entertainment lawyer Aaron Rosenberg and his husband, “Cougar Town” producer Danny Rose. John Legend performed at the event.
Police have advised the public to expect heavy traffic and multiple street closures in the greater Los Angeles area during Obama’s visit.
CBS2’s Peter Daut said anticipated traffic delays did not happen Thursday.
The following streets will be closed on Friday:
— Wilshire Boulevard between the Westwood Village area and the 405 Freeway from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
— South Bundy Drive between Ocean Park Boulevard and the 10 Freeway from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.READ MORE: Local Doctors Flying Back From Super Bowl Save Woman's Life On Plane
Northbound and southbound lanes of Sepulveda Boulevard between Lincoln and Century boulevards will be closed to traffic for an eight minute period between 2:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. today and 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Friday.
The following streets will remain closed from 5:00 p.m. today through 4:00 p.m. Tuesday in Palm Springs:
— Kirk Douglas Way between Ramon and El Cielo roads
— Airport Center Drive at Kirk Douglas Way
The public can access Palm Springs International Airport through the main entrance at the intersection of Tahquitz Canyon Way and El Cielo Road.
President Obama is expected to arrive midday Friday in Palm Springs for a summit of leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, where he will remain until Tuesday. Secretary of State John Kerry will accompany him.
The president was last in the Southland in Oct. 2015 to attend a series of fundraisers for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and Democratic National Committee.MORE NEWS: Rally Held Outside LA Hall Of Justice To Recall District Attorney George Gascón
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