Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Herb Wesson have invited the media to gather after the City Council votes today on the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics. Will the media op be in one of the usual places: Garcetti's third-floor conference room, the press conference room behind the council chambers or outside on the City Hall steps? Nope. How about 15 miles away at the Annenberg Beach House in Santa Monica? Yes. On Pacific Coast Highway in summer.
It's called for 12:30 p.m., but you better get that early. Some background on the vote.
MAYOR GARCETTI AND COUNCIL PRESIDENT WESSON TO DISCUSS CITY COUNCIL'S OLYMPIC VOTE
Date: September 1, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM PDT
Location: Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Highway
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Press Arrival and Camera Pre-set Begins: 11:00 AM PDT. (Note: No press
will be allowed into press parking or inside the venue before this
Press Arrival Ends: 12:25 PM PDT
Press Parking Info: Press must use the main driveway entrance to access
press parking (please follow directions on site from there). Limited
reserved press parking in the beach house lot. (NOTE: If the beach house
press lot becomes full, additional members of the media will be directed
to the adjacent pay lot at 530 W. Pacific Coast Hwy. Santa Monica, CA
90402 (Lot 9 North)).
Live Media Truck Parking: Reserved parking in the beach house lot,
accessible via the main driveway entrance.
Cable Run: 400'
Notes: Limited power will be provided on site. Public Wi-Fi access is
available. Press must carry id and related credentials.