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U.S. presidents in Southern California

(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

President Obama talks with Jimmy Kimmel during an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" at ABC Studios on March 12, 2015.

(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

On Oct. 25, 2007, President George W. Bush jokes with a fire crew member after touring the Rancho Bernardo area of San Diego County after massive brush fires.

(Alexander Gallardo / Los Angeles Times)

President Clinton waves to the crowd while grasping the hand of NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neil at the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Ana.

(Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

On April. 27, 1994, former President Nixon's funeral is attended by, from left, President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton; former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara; former President Reagan and his wife, Nancy; former President Carter and his wife, Rosalynn; and former President Ford and his wife, Betty. The service was held at the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda.

(Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)

From left are former Presidents George H.W. Bush, Reagan, Carter, Ford and Nixon.

(Marsha Traeger / Los Angeles Times)

On March 26, 1988, Vice President George Bush tries on a sombrero during a campaign stop at the Farmers Market in Los Angeles.

(Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times)

On Oct. 7, 1976, Jimmy Carter chats with Annette Lee, 6, and other youngsters in front of Jade West Restaurant during a campaign stop in Century City.

(Los Angeles Times)

On Jan. 1, 1969, Nancy Reagan, Pat Nixon, President-elect Nixon and a future president, Ronald Reagan -- then governor of California -- attend the Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, where USC lost to Ohio State, 27-16.

(Bill Beebe / Los Angeles Times)

On Aug. 19, 1962, President Kennedy caps off a 33-hour visit to Los Angeles with an impromptu dip at the beach in Santa Monica as throngs of admirers get close.

(Los Angeles Times)

On June 14, 1959, Vice President Richard Nixon shakes hands with space characters during a tour of Disneyland.

(Ben Olender / Los Angeles Times)

Vice President Richard Nixon attends the dedication ceremony for the new Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena on July 4, 1959.

(Jose Galvez / Los Angeles Times)

During a press conference on Aug. 13, 1981, at his ranch near Santa Barbara, President Reagan shows a boot after questions regarding a bubonic plague nearby. In front of him lies the economic tax relief bill and budget he signed.

(Los Angeles Times)

On Oct. 1, 1935, sitting in the back seat of a convertible in front of the presidential train at Central Station in downtown Los Angeles, are, from left, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Los Angeles Mayor Frank Shaw.

(George Watson / Los Angeles Times)

On Sept. 24, 1932, New York Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt waves to the crowd at the Hollywood Bowl during his presidential campaign.

(Los Angeles Times)

On Sept. 20, 1919, President Wilson and his wife, Edith, take part in a parade through downtown Los Angeles.

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