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Controversial city plan to run Greek Theatre moves ahead
Controversial city plan to run Greek Theatre moves ahead

Los Angeles lawmakers grilled the head of the city parks department Tuesday over a controversial plan for the city to operate the Greek Theatre itself, the latest turn in the lengthy battle over the future of the Griffith Park venue. "This strikes me as a bad business model," said Councilman Paul Koretz, telling colleagues he was "flabbergasted" by the plan. Before the meeting, he compared the idea to being offered a used Volkswagen cobbled together from spare parts instead of a Rolls Royce or a Bentley. But despite criticism from Koretz and several other members of the council, the plan is continuing to move forward, to the disappointment of neighborhood groups and...

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