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L.A. parks commission votes for city to operate Greek Theatre itself
L.A. parks commission votes for city to operate Greek Theatre itself

In the latest turn in the heated battle over who should run the Greek Theatre, a Los Angeles city commission voted Wednesday in favor of letting the city temporarily operate the Griffith Park venue itself. Parks department officials first floated the controversial idea in February, after the commission and the City Council ended up at loggerheads over warring bids to run the Greek, a coveted and lucrative venue that last year grossed more than $27 million. Last year, the Board of Recreation and Parks Commissioners recommended that Live Nation take over the theater, echoing the recommendation of an evaluation panel. But the council voted against that idea and asked the parks commission to...

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