May 24, 2022 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

Traffic: President Obama is Arriving – Road Closures:

With President Barack Obama set to visit the Southland today, motorists in select parts of town should anticipate traffic delays to accommodate the presidential motorcade.

Specific details of the president’s travels are never made public, but police often provide general information about areas motorists should try to avoid.

For today, the Los Angeles Police Department urged commuters to avoid:

— the area around North Hollywood Way between North San Fernando Boulevard and Forest Lawn Drive from 3:15 to 4:45p.m.;

— the area around North Hollywood Way between Forest Lawn Drive and North San Fernando Boulevard from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m.;

— the area around Rimpau Boulevard between West Pico Boulevard and West Sixth Street from 5:30 to 7 p.m.;

— the area around Wilshire Boulevard between South Hudson Avenue and South Arden Boulevard from 5:30 to 7 p.m.;

— the area around West Fourth Street between South Muirfield Road and Lorraine Boulevard from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m.;

— the area around Crenshaw Boulevard between Wilshire Boulevard and West Adams Boulevard from 8:45 to 10:30 p.m.; and

— the area around Wilshire Boulevard between the San Diego (405) Freeway and Malcom Avenue from 8:45 to 10:30 p.m..

On Friday, motorists should avoid the following areas:

— the area around Wilshire Boulevard between the Westwood Village area and the 405 Freeway from 9:30 to 11 a.m.; and

— the area around South Bundy Drive between Ocean Park Boulevard and the Santa Monica (10) Freeway from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Police also warned that roughly eight-minute closures are anticipated on Sepulveda Boulevard between Lincoln and Century boulevards between the approximate hours of 2:30 to 4 p.m. today and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday.

Los Angeles High School will close at 3 p.m. today, and South Rimpau Boulevard will be closed between Edgewood Place and West Olympic Boulevard from about 3 to 4 p.m.

In Burbank, Olive Avenue will be closed between North Pass Avenue and Hollywood Way from approximately 4 to 5:30 p.m.

South Rossmore Avenue in Hancock Park will be closed between West Third Street and Wilshire Boulevard from about 5 to 8 p.m., along with West Sixth Street between South Muirfield Road and South Arden Boulevard during the same time frame.

South Windsor Boulevard will be closed between West Second Street and West Fifth Street, and West Third Street will be closed between South Plymouth and Lorraine boulevards from about 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Hilgard Avenue in Westwood will be closed between Weyburn and Le Conte avenues from approximately 10 p.m. today through 10 a.m. Friday.

 

 

 

in News
Related Posts

Landmark Theater Official Closes on Pico

May 24, 2022

May 24, 2022

Pico Boulevard location closes Sunday By Sam Catanzaro The Landmark Theater on Pico Boulevard in Westwood has officially closed.  The...

Road Closures Expected During Demolition Of Parking Structure Three: Santa Monica Beat – May 23rd, 2022

May 23, 2022

May 23, 2022

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes.* Free Donuts At Randy’s Donuts For National Doughnut Day* Road Closures Expected...

Los Angeles Metro Sees 15.9 Percent Increase in Median Rent

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022

Median rent of $2,258, according to recent report By Dolores Quintana The ongoing pandemic has exacerbated the issues of housing...

New Renderings for Frank Gehry Hotel Development in Santa Monica

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022

Project would include hotel, apartments, retail and a museum By Dolores Quintana Slowly but surely, plans for a  Frank Gehry-designed...

Shared Mobility Plummets in Santa Monica

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022

Recent report also shows that nearly half of riders make over $100,000 By Sam Catanzaro Shared mobility use in Santa...

Christopher Dishlip Selected as Santa Monica’s New Assistant Director of Public Works

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022

Public Works Director Rick Valte announced the selection of Christopher Dishlip as Santa Monica’s new Assistant Director of Public Works....

Letter to Editor: Response to Himmelrich’s “We Walk the Talk” Column

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022

By Beau Marks As a Santa Monica resident, I am dismayed by Sue Himmelrich’s response (“We Walk the Talk,” Santa...

Motional And UberEats Launch Autonomous Deliveries In Santa Monica

May 18, 2022

May 18, 2022

There Are Plans For Expansion Into The Rest Of Los Angeles Motional, a global driverless technology leader, and Uber Technologies...

Winston Pies Opening Third Location In Santa Monica

May 18, 2022

May 18, 2022

The restaurant used to be known as ButterCrust Pies Winston Pies is staying in Santa Monica when opening their third...

Only 10 Vaquita Porpoises Survive, But The Species May Not Be Doomed

May 17, 2022

May 17, 2022

Hope remains for the porpoise species not only survive but thrive with human help. By Stuart Wolpert The vaquita porpoise,...

The American Cinematheque Brings “Bleak Week” To Santa Monica’s Aero Theatre And The Los Feliz Three Theatre

May 17, 2022

May 17, 2022

33 Films From 18 Countries In One Week. By Dolores Quintana Sometimes when things are tough and you’re feeling down,...

Man Who Murdered His Family Members Pleads Guilty To Five Other Killings

May 16, 2022

May 16, 2022

Escobar injured an additional seven other people as well.  By Dolores Quintana A man, Ramon Escobar, has pleaded guilty to...

The price of gasoline in Los Angeles County Has Experienced The Largest Increase Since February

May 16, 2022

May 16, 2022

Gasoline prices in Orange County Have Also Increased By Dolores Quintana Regular self-serve gasoline in the county of Los Angeles...

Santa Monica Travel Summit Of 2022 Returns To Take On Tomorrow

May 16, 2022

May 16, 2022

The Event Was Held At The Jonathan Club On Santa Monica Beach By Staff Writer The 2022 Santa Monica Tourism...

City Council Extends Santa Monica’s Parklet Program: Santa Monica Beat – May 16th, 2022

May 16, 2022

May 16, 2022

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes.* City Council Extends Santa Monica’s Parklet Program * Santa Monica High School Students...