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Inauguration tickets available
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A limited number of tickets for President Barack Obama’s upcoming inauguration ceremony will be made available through the office of U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R – Turlock).

Constituents from across the newly redrawn 10th Congressional District of California have until 5 p.m. Dec. 19 to request tickets to the 57th Presidential Inauguration Ceremony on Jan. 21, 2013, which will be held at the U.S. Capitol.

Such standing-room tickets to the inauguration are only made available through Members of Congress. Not all requests for tickets will be granted; only a limited number of spaces are available.

Those receiving tickets will be notified by Dec. 21. Tickets are non-transferrable, and must be picked up by the requesting constituent with photo identification in-hand.

Requests must be made through Denham’s website, at

Schools and organizations interested in participating in the Presidential Inaugural Parade may apply online at

Inaugural balls, galas and parties require separate tickets. Those tickets are not yet available, but will be made so through the website in the coming days.

Tickets are not required to view the swearing-in ceremonies from the National Mall.