President Obama to visit Culver City
Fundraiser at Sony Pictures
CULVER CITY, Calif.—President Barack Obama will be at Sony Pictures Studio in Culver City April 21 for a fundraiser for his re-election campaign.
Tickets are $250 for general admission, $2,500 for VIP seating and $100 for those under 40 years old and can be obtained on his campaign's website, Barackobama.com.
The trip will be Obama's sixth to the Los Angeles area since being elected president.
Obama announced April 4 that he is running for re-election, the same day the fundraiser in Culver City was announced.
Teachers at Culver City High School have been told class schedules will be rearranged to allow students and parents to depart the campus at midday Thursday, just before the President is to arrive at nearby Sony Studios.
Culver City High usually releases its pupils early on Wednesdays to accommodate teacher development and testing. Next week, the early release has been moved to Thursday because of presidential traffic concerns, teachers have been told.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to conclude a two-day visit to Southern California today by taping an appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and speaking at her third fundraiser in two days for her husband’s re-election campaign.
During her appearance on the NBC late-night talk show, Obama will discuss leading the U.S. delegation for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and life at the White House.
With Veterans Day approaching on the heels of President Obama’s announcement of a new veterans jobs initiative, Congresswoman Karen Bass says she has received calls asking what this means for the veterans in the 33rd Congressional District.
“There are nearly 2 million women veterans facing unique challenges as they transition home from combat,” said Bass. “Please join me for a special event honoring women veterans.”
A lone heckler didn’t stand a chance at a House of Blues fundraising event for President Barack Obama in West Hollywood. Shortly after Obama thanked actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson of the television series, “Modern Family,” who introduced him, and recognized the presence of Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and West Hollywood Mayor John Duran, the heckler shouted something about “The Christian God is the one and only true living God, the creator of heaven and the universe.”
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Traffic is expected to particularly heavy throughout West Los Angeles and Culver City tomorrow to accommodate President Barack Obama's fundraising visit to the Southland.
Obama is scheduled to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport at 2:30 p.m. He will attend at a fundraiser at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, where he is scheduled to speak around 4:30 p.m., then attend a private fundraiser at a Brentwood restaurant.
President Barack Obama is counter-punching furiously to prevent a series of potential scandals from overwhelming his second-term agenda.
With a trio of moves, the suddenly beleaguered president fought back on Wednesday against Republican attacks that his administration defied accountability for controversies involving IRS targeting of conservative groups, the secret subpoena of journalists’ phone records and erroneous talking points in the immediate aftermath of last year’s Benghazi terrorist attack.