LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California freeway would be named for President Barack Obama under a proposal introduced in the state Senate.
The resolution introduced this week by Sen. Anthony Portantino would apply to a segment of State Route 134 in the Eagle Rock area of Los Angeles where Obama attended Occidental College from 1979 to 1981.READ MORE: DEA Warns Of Aggressive Scammers Texting Fake FBI Badges To Extort Money, Steal Personal Information
The 25th District Democrat says California has a long history of designating freeways as reminders of the accomplishments of important leaders.READ MORE: San Diego Woman Sues GoFundMe Campaign Creator Over Starbucks Barista Fundraiser
The name would apply to the stretch of the 134 between Interstate 210 in Pasadena and State Route 2 in Glendale.
Pasadena recently installed a plaque marking an apartment building Obama lived in while studying at Occidental.MORE NEWS: Driver Killed In Fiery Wreck On 60 Freeway In Hacienda Heights Despite 'Heroic' Efforts Of Good Samaritan
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