A shortsighted trip to L.A. to try to boost Boxer supporters, first doing something at USC, then going to an Hispanic (tv/radio - my bad, don't know) station after that, in Glendale.
At least this time he's staying east of me. That fundraiser in Hancock Park was definitely a pain in the ass insofar as traveling was concerned.
Hence, the television and other media info ahead of time. LAPD's excuse for the last fiasco was that secret service personnel did not communicate with the local police, hence, the experienced traffic problems.