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President Obama: Wheels Down At LAX

President Barack Obama disembarks Air Force One at LAX, 27 May 2009. Photo by Burns!
President Barack Obama disembarks Air Force One at LAX, 27 May 2009. Photo by Burns!

Air Force One touched down at LAX this afternoon at 12:55pm, bringing President Obama to southern California for an evening fund raiser in Beverly Hills for the Democratic National Committee. Although the President will spend the night in Los Angeles, he will make no public appearances and will depart early tomorrow morning.

I was somewhat disappointed that the President turned immediately toward the helicopter when he reached the bottom of the stairs. I had hoped that he would approach the press pool, even if only for a few questions. Sadly, not even a nod in our direction.

What it’s like to stand in the shadow of Air Force One and more (better) photos after the jump. All pics, including the one above, gain both size and awesomeness when you click them. Go! Continue reading President Obama: Wheels Down At LAX

Crystal Method added to Art of Change lineup Jan. 20

This should be a fantastic crowd to be in on the night of January 20: as if performances by SF’s DJ Motion Potion and Mutaytor (for a reprise of the big New Years’ show they played with Thievery Corporation & Bassnectar) weren’t enough, celeb DJs & internationally-awesome electronic act The Crystal Method has just been added to the lineup to follow up the inaugural speech by Barack Obama, which will be televised on big screens throughout the gorgeous Mayan Theatre downtown.

Wow, that was a long sentence. And an awkward one. But all the facts therein are correct.

I’m going to go back to screwing around on the internet now. I’m spent after that sentence.

Oh, you want info? Right. I suppose you do. [sigh] Fine, here you go.