San Gabriel Valley Tribune: Why one State Senator wants to name a portion of the 134 Freeway after President Obama

Tuesday, December 20 2016

While it’s not clear if President Barack Obama ever drove the stretch of the 134 between Glendale and Pasadena, the state Legislature may name a segment of the freeway after the 44th President of the United States.

State Sen. Anthony Portantino, D-Glendale, introduced a resolution Tuesday to name the 134 Freeway between the 2 Freeway and the 210 Freeway the “President Barack H. Obama Freeway.”

“For his contributions as a community activist, constitutional scholar, U.S. senator and president, it is only fitting to honor our 44th President by naming a part of a freeway he most certainly used while living in the area,” wrote Portantino in a prepared statement.

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