LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Vice President Kamala Harris returned to the Brentwood area of Los Angeles Friday, the first time she’s been back to California since being sworn in.
Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff arrived shortly after noon Friday and are expected to remain overnight through the weekend, the White House confirmed.READ MORE: Teen Captures Close Encounter With Great White Shark In Santa Barbara County
But in a departure from most visits to Los Angeles by presidents or vice presidents, Harris and her husband have no public events scheduled.
The second couple are in town for the weekend to handle chores like packing their belongings at their Brentwood home. Harris had initially planned to depart Washington D.C. on Thursday, but was reportedly delayed by severe weather.READ MORE: Tory Carlon, Firefighter Killed In Agua Dulce Fire Station Shooting, To Be Remembered In Memorial Service At The Forum
Neighbors were happy to see the couple back in town, and greeted them with American flags and Bide-Harris campaign signs.
“We were really excited to see the first female vice president on our street,” Brentwood resident Christie Turner said.
Several streets in the neighborhood and in front of the second couple’s home were blocked off but neighbors did not seem to mind.MORE NEWS: 10 Pounds Of Military Explosives Recovered, 6 Months After Disappearing From Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Base
“I haven’t yet met a person who didn’t speak happily about her as a neighbor,” Carol Stein said.