About 25,000 Expected Sunday at AIDS Walk Los Angeles

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About 25,000 participants are expected to turn out Sunday at West Hollywood Park for the 30th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles.

Thousands took to the streets of West Hollywood for the 29th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles in 2013. (Credit: AIDS Walk Los Angeles)

Thousands took to the streets of West Hollywood for the 29th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles in 2013. (Credit: AIDS Walk Los Angeles)

The opening ceremony is scheduled to kick off at 9:15 a.m. with speeches from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and West Hollywood Mayor John D’Amico. Appearances by Paula Abdul and actress Lea Thompson are also expected.

The 10-kilometer walk will begin and end at the park. The crowd will head east on Santa Monica Boulevard, south on La Cienega Boulevard, east on Melrose Avenue, south on La Brea Avenue, west on Beverly Boulevard and north on San Vicente Boulevard.

Streets along the route will be closed temporarily, although there will be controlled intersections supervised by police where vehicles may cross.

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