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Obama to Return to Riverside County for Another Summit in February

President Barack Obama arrives at Palm Springs International Airport on June 7, 2013 for a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Sunnylands.
President Barack Obama arrives at Palm Springs International Airport on June 7, 2013 for a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Sunnylands.

President Barack Obama will hold a Feb. 14 summit with King Abdullah II of Jordan at the Sunnylands Estate in Rancho Mirage, the White House announced Wednesday.

The two leaders will discuss "opportunities to strengthen the U.S.- Jordan strategic partnership and how to advance our political, economic and security cooperation." They will also discuss Middle East peace and neighboring Syria, according to a White House statement.

Abdullah met with members of Congress in the Jordanian capital of Amman last week to discuss issues in the Middle East, and met with Obama in Jordan last March. The two countries are "close friends and historic partners that have worked together to promote peace, prosperity and reform," according to the White House statement.

It will be Obama's second summit at Sunnylands. Last June, he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping for two days at the former Annenberg estate, where they spoke about such topics as cyber security and greenhouse gas emissions.

Sunnylands will be closed to the public Feb. 10-17.

"We are profoundly honored that President Obama has chosen Sunnylands as the venue for this important meeting," said Geoffrey Cowan, president of the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.

"Walter and Leonore Annenberg were outstanding philanthropists and diplomats who hoped that their estate would become the 'Camp David of the West' where the president could meet with world leaders to promote global peace and facilitate international agreements," he said. "The upcoming meeting between President Obama and His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan ... continues to fulfill that vision, which is carried on by their children and grandchildren who serve as our trustees."

The estate, built in the mid-1960s by the Annenbergs, has hosted presidents, foreign heads of state, Supreme Court justices and celebrities. Sunnylands opened to the public in 2012.


— City News Service.



Jeff Kleiner January 30, 2014 at 06:51 PM
Typical conservative insults SA.
Jeff Kleiner January 30, 2014 at 07:01 PM
America’s Uninsured Rate Dropped Thanks to Obamacare. http://wallstcheatsheet.com/stocks/americas-uninsured-rate-dropped-thanks-to-obamacare.html/3/ Obamacare is here forever!!!
Jeff Kleiner January 30, 2014 at 07:03 PM
Steve I don't associate with conservatives.....they are too frustrated and unhappy people, watching over their shoulder for the blue helmets.......
Jeff Kleiner January 30, 2014 at 07:03 PM
And why DYKE boy would I ever make a deal with you?
Alek J Hidell January 30, 2014 at 07:08 PM
you have to nake at least $9300 a year in order to be covered by Obamacare..Under that you are "exempt" and sent packing to each state's welfare dept. CoveredCA.com just says seek medi-CAL. ... No income no obamacare. Get it?
SA January 30, 2014 at 07:19 PM
Hiedell .. apparently you have not seen or written employees’ pay checks as there is an additional ‘tax’ ‘fee’ in the approx. amount of 27 – 47 dollars per month to cover insurance that they will never get … all due to your wonderful communist president….
Steve Newman January 30, 2014 at 07:23 PM
Convict Swimmer- Oh that Dyke boy really is original, Walter. Sounds like Wilbur. Farm boy. Come on girly man- give me more evidence.
Steve Newman January 30, 2014 at 07:25 PM
Keep tellnig you swimmer- the blue helmets are the UN- and nobody should fear the UN- made up of rapists and pedaphiles- your kind of people. The UN couldn't lead their way out of a phone booth. And there aren't many of those around- get the picture-flash.
Jeff Kleiner January 30, 2014 at 07:39 PM
evidence of??? Calling you by your middle name??? LOL Dyke water boy
Jeff Kleiner January 30, 2014 at 07:40 PM
Oh I forgot, its Obama's secret Black Panthers.........AMNESTY IS COMING
Mike January 30, 2014 at 09:22 PM
Amnesty=more freeloaders!
Vic January 30, 2014 at 11:48 PM
Jeffe, your garage is filled with "stuff" that you've had to move from one foreclosure to your eviction and then on to your next eviction. You'd be smart to keep it in boxes. You never know when you'll have to pack up again...I think YOU should have a garage sale. You could advertise it here on the Patch. Quick, before it shuts down...
Steve Newman January 31, 2014 at 03:22 PM
Your posts have been copied and we will see who is in court. Everybody knows my name so your saying it is no big deal. Oh you hurt my feelings- not. You are an immature little girl-LOL.
Jeff Kleiner January 31, 2014 at 05:31 PM
You know what control freaks love?? When they think they have the advantage over someone. The restraining order is forthcoming Vic, I have asked it includes all your weapons that I have copied off your posts.......BAD BOY, BAD BOY.....WHACHA GOING TO DO WHEN THEY COME FOR YOU.
Jeff Kleiner January 31, 2014 at 05:32 PM
"Oh you hurt my feelings- not." Who is the immature girl??? ROFLMAO. not!!!!!! ROFLMAO......bloated cow.
Jeff Kleiner January 31, 2014 at 05:36 PM
AMNESTY IS COMING!!!! Here is the funniest thing I've ever heard. "Christie, FAT ASS knew about the land closures ROFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! His Fat ass was the conservatives only hope......now they have Bobby Jindahl AND Herman Cain http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/01/nyregion/christie-bridge.html?_r=0
Jeff Kleiner January 31, 2014 at 05:42 PM
Christie is not only a FAT BULLY but now is a proven liar, fraud and could be charged with murder because of the death of a person who couldn't make the hospital because of traffic......CONSERVATISM coming apart at the seems.....makes my day.
Jeff Kleiner January 31, 2014 at 05:43 PM
Oh Vic, also a civil suit and I will garnish your wages.....you'll be working for ME!!!
Steve Newman January 31, 2014 at 05:51 PM
Wage garnishment can go both ways- Cindy is working isn't she ? What's wrong Jeff- get your tiddy whities in a bunch. ? No guts from you- just BS. Same o Same o. Yawn- boring- boring
Vic January 31, 2014 at 06:51 PM
Whew! I'm back! I had to go hide all my sling shots and nerf guns! Could you have them bring a large cheese, sausage and onion thin crust with my restraining order?
Jeff Kleiner January 31, 2014 at 07:39 PM
That's about your speed......Domino's....LOL
Jeff Kleiner January 31, 2014 at 07:40 PM
You sue me bonehead, you were a cop?? OMG.....and you can't garnish disability income.
Vic January 31, 2014 at 07:49 PM
I prefer Jersey's or Rosati's...
Jeff Kleiner January 31, 2014 at 08:05 PM
Christie going down for lying to the State of New Jersey....LAUGHING MY ASS OFF AT CONSERVATIVES
Alek J Hidell February 01, 2014 at 01:18 AM
please will EVERYONE just ignore this fool? let him prattle on like some leaking balloon....
Steve Newman February 01, 2014 at 02:51 PM
No but Cindys pay can be garnished- you are married you know-community property state. Both can be named in the suit- these posts are coming from the house where you both live- so it could her dong these posts or not. And what does having been a cop have to do with suing you? Actually it will make it easier- I have been in court too- but on the right side of the law.
Jeff Kleiner February 01, 2014 at 02:58 PM
No...IDIOT......it can't be garnished.....AND YOU SAY YOU WERE A POLICEMAN??? ROFLAMO...No wonder you were fired.
Jeff Kleiner February 01, 2014 at 02:59 PM
Newman, everyone on the blog KNOWS your a lying scumbag.....you should take a hike and take your bloated cow with you.
Steve Newman February 01, 2014 at 03:01 PM
Jeff likes Dominos- they are the only thing that delivers in his house.
Steve Newman February 01, 2014 at 04:02 PM
Oh names to hurt- you are a foolish little boy- and Cindy's wages can be garnished if the court decides. How is that therapy for obsessive compulsion working for you?

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