State Senators Say Yes to Naming Part of the Ventura Freeway After Former President Obama

Sunday, May 14 2017

The state Senate voted on Monday to rename a portion of the freeway that runs between Pasadena and Glendale in honor of former President Obama.

The proposal, which passed on a bipartisan vote of 34 to 1, now heads to the state Assembly.

The author of the resolution, Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) said that the former president, who attended Occidental College from 1979 to 1981, "credits his time there as helping shape his future as president of the United States..."(Read Full Text)