Los Angeles Times: 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."

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