| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The financially strapped Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission has failed to pay $500,000 in rent to the state of California.
The board of the California Science Center, which owns the land where the Coliseum sits, has asked the state attorney...
| 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-...
| Feb 6, 2012
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors oversees a vast operation: It incarcerates thousands of inmates; it cares for children whose parents have abused or neglected them; it runs hospitals, clinics, beaches, harbors, parks and a welfare system. So...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:33 PM
As long as artist Michael Heizer is not granting interviews about his 340-ton boulder, which has achieved celebrity status en route to becoming a museum piece, LACMA director Michael Govan has served as its de facto spokesman or agent. Last year Govan met...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Los Angeles County will now allow pet dogs to sit with their owners while dining in outdoor restaurant patios, officials said Monday....
| 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...