Assembly Approves Naming a Highway after President Barack Obama
(Sacramento) - The California Assembly approved a measure presented by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, to name a portion of a southern California highway after former President Obama. Senate Concurrent Resolution 8 names a specified portion of State Highway 134 between State Highway 2 and Interstate 210 in Los Angeles County as the President Barack H. Obama Memorial Highway. The 44tth President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama was born in Hawaii on August 4, 1961 and obtained his early education in Jakarta, Indonesia and Hawaii. President Obama began his college education in California, attending Occidental College in Eagle Rock from 1979 to 1981. He lived in Pasadena during his sophomore year. More details on this Assembly Access video.