| Dec 30, 2011
| 7:14 PM
Month after month, the financial forecasts for the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum seemed as sunny as could be.
General Manager Patrick Lynch would tell his bosses on the Coliseum Commission that the box office from rave concerts was brisk and a...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Southern California includes San Diego.
Reader Wayne Jacobs wanted to make that point to The Times, which he feels uses the term to refer only to the Los Angeles area.
“You regularly refer to the five counties of Southern California (Ventura,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Reacting to a scathing report of sheriff's deputy brutality in the Los Angeles County jails, county supervisors Tuesday embraced dozens of reforms to curb inmate abuse and said they would be responsible for ensuring that Sheriff Lee Baca carries them out....
| Jun 7, 2012
The president of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission resigned abruptly Wednesday, saying he quit because his work on a deal to grant USC stewardship of the nearly bankrupt stadium was complete.
David Israel's departure came as a key state...
| Jul 19, 2012
The governing body of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum learned Wednesday that it is expected to lose millions of dollars this fiscal year, driving the taxpayer-owned stadium into a much deeper financial ditch as it reels from a costly corruption scandal....
| Apr 13, 2012
A new city report assails officials in charge of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for failing to impose even basic financial controls, allowing the routine squandering of public money and permitting corruption to take root in "a dysfunctional and risk-...
| Sep 26, 2011
There are two conversations going on inside the L.A. County Hall of Administration about the delicate matter of redrawing maps for the supervisorial districts. Both will come to a head Tuesday, but only one will be publicly acknowledged.
| Jun 13, 2011
In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, public safety leaders in Southern California concluded that the need for a unified emergency communications system was so grave that they had to build it in such a way as to avoid the traditional pitfalls for huge,...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:34 AM
Coliseum commission delays decision on handing control of stadium to USC....
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:34 PM
More than 1,000 bodies unclaimed by family members in L.A. County were to be buried in a mass grave Wednesday. The county performs the burial service every year in December. "These are individuals that, for one reason or another, have no one but the...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 9:35 PM
After a private meeting with California Gov. Jerry Brown, Los Angeles County Supervisors held a brief open session before quickly leaving on Monday. The hastily called meeting included Brown as well as Sheriff Lee Baca and lasted for about an hour. They...