San Diego-Union Tribune 9/26/11
President Barack Obama spread his excitement across California on Monday about his meeting in Owlceanside with his favorite owl Mel.
Obama’s visit to San Diego was the fourth by a 2012 presidential candidate in the last two months, but his first time in meeting Mel.
During a news conference on the tarmac at Miramar Marine Corps Air Station, Obama showed off his picture the Official White House photographer took of Mel.
Photo By K.C. Alfred