President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 19, 2009. In California for town hall, Leno show

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NOTE: Attached is background guidance for tomorrow’s events.

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 18, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2009

In the morning, President Obama will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in Los Angeles, CA. The President will then tour the Edison Electric Vehicle Technical Center in Pomona, CA. The tour will be pooled press. Following the tour, he will deliver remarks. The President’s remarks will be pooled press.

The President will then depart Pomona and travel to the Miguel Contreras Learning Center in Los Angeles to hold a town hall meeting with local residents. He will be joined by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. The event will be open press.

The President will then tape an interview on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, which will air Thursday night.

The President will depart California in the evening to return to Washington, D.C. The departure from Long Beach Airport and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

Intown Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: New York Daily News

Radio: VOA

Magazine Photo: Newsweek

Out of Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: New York Times

Magazine Photo: TIME

Thursday, March 19, 2009

PDT

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives Presidential Daily Briefing

Closed Press

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT tours the Edison Electric Vehicle Technical Center Garage of the Future

Edison Electric Vehicle Technical Center, Pomona, CA

Out of Town Travel Pool

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

Edison Electric Vehicle Technical Center

Out of Town Travel Pool

12:05PM THE PRESIDENT departs Edison Electric Vehicle Technical Center

Out of Town Travel Pool

1:10PM THE PRESIDENT holds town hall at Miguel Contreras Learning Center

Los Angeles, CA

Open Press

3:10PM THE PRESIDENT departs Miguel Contreras Learning Center

Out of Town Travel Pool

4:20PM THE PRESIDENT tapes an interview on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Burbank, CA

Out of Town Travel Pool

5:50PM THE PRESIDENT departs Long Beach, CA en route Andrews Air Force Base

Long Beach Airport

Open Press

Friday, March 20, 2009

EDT

1:05AM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base

Out of Town Travel Pool

1:20AM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-Set 12:50AM – Final Gather 1:05AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

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