In a city seemingly in love with catchy word mashups to brand impending traffic doom, the latest is upon L.A. in the form of "ObamaJam," which is scheduled to touch down at
First on President
Wednesday will see street shutdowns at peak commuter times from 4 to 6 p.m. in the areas near Motor Avenue and Pico Boulevard, and then to Beverly Glen Road. Also affected will be Beverly Glen Road and Santa Monica Boulevard.
From 6 to 8 p.m., the areas near Sunset Boulevard and Beverly Glen, and Santa Monica Boulevard and Avenue of the Stars will be affected.
Obama is scheduled to accept the Ambassador for Humanity Award, the foundation's top accolade, at a ceremony led by USC trustee and founder of the institute Steven Spielberg.
The president will continue his visit with fundraisers for the Democratic National Committee, as well as other events that will take him as far as San Diego. He is set to depart before noon on Thursday.
On Thursday, the area near Santa Monica Boulevard and the Avenue of the Stars will be affected by closures from 9 to 11 a.m.