| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:35 PM
A deal to give USC control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum promises the public a share of the money from Trojan football games and other events the school stages there.
But in big-time college sports, such a commitment is no...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:21 PM
USC Athletic Director Pat Haden is calling on USC fans to support the school in its bid to assume operational responsibility of the Coliseum and Sports Arena.
This month, The Times reported that supporters of the California Science Center and the...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Two trustees of the California Science Center's fundraising foundation say the museum will still be hurt by a revised lease that allows USC to run the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The deal would give USC control of museum parking for major Coliseum...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:00 PM
A state board voted Tuesday to approve a sharply debated deal that grants USC control of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and nearly all of the revenues from the taxpayer-owned stadium for the next century.
The governing board of the California Science...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:35 AM
One of my 2013 resolutions is to visit several restaurants that I’ve never eaten at before. So many cities and counties now are offering “restaurant week” promotions that dining at new places will be easier on my wallet.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:13 PM
All nine members of the Legislature's black caucus are urging state officials to scrap parts of a deal that would allow USC to run the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
The lawmakers, who said they support the idea of USC managing the Coliseum, where the...
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2012
Vibrations of change will soon be rumbling an arena near you.
Next weekend, two electronic dance music acts whose music you're not likely to hear on the radio will entertain thousands of young people at Hampton Coliseum.
Pretty Lights, the stage...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads.
Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Saturday night's Bassnectar-Pretty Lights electronic-music dance party was powered by astoundingly intense, rafter-rattling low frequencies, high-tech beams of colored light and hordes of smiling, neon-clad young people.
Were chemicals producing those...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:23 AM
The 2013 Hampton Jazz Festival will bring popular favorites Gladys Knight, George Benson and Jill Scott back to Hampton Coliseum while elevating local acts Forte and Karla Crump onto the main stage.
"We were able to offer some slots to hometown...