Coachella Valley residents who want to attend President Barack Obama's inauguration in Washington, D.C., next week can request tickets from Rep. Raul Ruiz, his office announced today.

Tickets are limited and will be given to residents of Ruiz's 36th Congressional District on a first-come, first-served basis, spokeswoman Whitney
Mitchell said. The ceremony is January 21.

To request tickets, send an email to by Thursday.

Name, address, phone number and number are required. Constituents can request up to two a person, Mitchell said.

For more information, call Ruiz's Washington office at (202) 225-5330.