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L.A. Coliseum scandal

The Times has been reporting on financial irregularities at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, stories that have triggered several criminal and civil inquiries. Three former Coliseum managers, two nationally prominent rave promoters and a stadium contractor have been indicted in the scandal. Commission members | Documents | Arrest photos

  • Judge backs L.A. Times in Coliseum email dispute

    Judge backs L.A. Times in Coliseum email dispute

    Judge refuses to grant an order demanding the paper surrender emails about commission's efforts to give USC control of Coliseum.

  • Judge rejects panel's bid to recover documents from L.A. Times

    Judge rejects panel's bid to recover documents from L.A. Times

    A Superior Court judge on Friday denied an emergency motion brought by lawyers for the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission seeking to recover documents sent anonymously to a Los Angeles Times reporter. Attorney Deborah J. Fox, who represents the commission, said that the approximately 100...

  • California Science Center grants control of Coliseum to USC

    California Science Center grants control of Coliseum to USC

    Five of eight board members approve the agreement. USC will gain nearly all of the Coliseum's revenue for the next century.

  • Judge throws out civil complaints in Coliseum case

    Judge throws out civil complaints in Coliseum case

    A Superior Court judge Friday threw out civil complaints against two concert promoters accused of scheming with a Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum executive to siphon nearly $2 million from the publicly owned stadium. Judge Terry Green said the Coliseum Commission failed to show that Pasquale Rotella...

  • USC to take over L.A. Coliseum, Sports Arena on Monday

    USC to take over L.A. Coliseum, Sports Arena on Monday

    USC is poised to take over the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena on Monday in anticipation of a 98-year lease of the public venues that has already been negotiated. The long-term lease is expected to kick in once USC and the nearby California Science Center finalize an agreement on...

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