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  • Coliseum hid reports of financial woes, records show

    Coliseum hid reports of financial woes, records show
    The overseers of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum concealed from the public independent reports of lax financial controls and widespread spending abuses at the taxpayer-owned stadium that included sloppy accounting of hot dog sales and excessive perks for managers, records show.
  • Gutting public's right to see records would be huge mistake

    Gutting public's right to see records would be huge mistake
    SACRAMENTO — Given half a chance — any rationale at all — governments invariably will try to restrict the citizenry's access to public information. Especially if it might shine the light on official stupidity or misbehavior. That's...

    Museums block Coliseum parking plan

    Museums block Coliseum parking plan
    Supporters of Exposition Park museums were successful Wednesday in stopping a plan that they said would cripple the institutions by giving USC control of public parking as part of the school's pending takeover of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. "We'...

    Area 51 revealed, home of secret spy planes, conspiracy theories

    Area 51 revealed, home of secret spy planes, conspiracy theories
    Area 51 has to be the worst-kept secret in the aerospace industry. It’s where some of the most innovative military aircraft ever built by Lockheed Martin Corp.’s Skunk Works were flight tested. Supposedly. For decades, the government has...

    'Significant new evidence' cited in 1961 death of U.N.'s Hammarskjold

    'Significant new evidence' cited in 1961 death of U.N.'s Hammarskjold
    It was 1961 and the Cold War battle for influence in newly independent African states was sharply focused on the Congo. The first elected leader, Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, had been kidnapped, tortured and killed by a military junta earlier in...