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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

  • Opposition mounts to plan to give Science Center parking to USC

    Opposition mounts to plan to give Science Center parking to USC

    Opposition is mounting to a plan to take money-making parking spaces away from the California Science Center and give them to USC as part of a deal to have the private school operate the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Science Center's fundraising foundation and Sen. Curren D....

  • 30 sent to hospitals in rave sponsored by L.A.-based Insomniac

    30 sent to hospitals in rave sponsored by L.A.-based Insomniac

    A rave produced by Los Angeles-based Insomniac Inc. is coming under scrutiny this summer after authorities reported that 30 attendees were taken to hospitals in the Chicago area. The Chicago Tribune reported this week that five were in critical condition. They were sent to the hospitals during...

  • New York rave canceled after two deaths, apparently overdoses

    New York rave canceled after two deaths, apparently overdoses

    The last day of a large rave in New York City was canceled Sunday after two attendees died, apparently from Ecstasy overdoses. The deaths occurred during the first two days of the Electric Zoo rave. At  least four other people became critically ill and were hospitalized, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's...

  • Giving Science Center parking to USC could hurt museum, some say

    Giving Science Center parking to USC could hurt museum, some say

    A proposal to guarantee USC most of the parking spaces in a state-owned garage during Trojan football games and other events could hurt the neighboring California Science Center by driving down attendance, some supporters of the Exposition Park museum say. As part of a lease package to grant the...

  • L.A. Times couldn't be barred from reporting on testimony, judge rules

    L.A. Times couldn't be barred from reporting on testimony, judge rules

    A judge rules that the newspaper could not be stopped from reporting on testimony from the top manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in a deposition for an open-government lawsuit.

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