| 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...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:56 PM
As a self-professed hockey fan, I find it impossible to let the L.A. Kings' recent win of the Stanley Cup go without at least saying congratulations and thanks to the team I have followed since I was 12. Watching my team hoist the cup was so...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:00 AM
A fugitive in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption case says that for years he alerted his superiors to alleged criminal wrongdoing at the stadium, but they did nothing.
In telephone and Skype interviews with The Times, former Coliseum contractor...
| Jul 11, 2012
Oh, that voice! It comes out of the TV, it comes out of the radio, it comes out of the man sitting across from me in the cafe behind the press box at Dodger Stadium. Courtly and indefatigable, Vin Scully has been calling Dodger games since Harry Truman...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Nov.19, 1991: "The whole season, it just seemed like I couldn't do anything wrong," Cal Ripken Jr. says in winning his second American League Most Valuable Player Award. Ripken (34 home runs, 114 RBIs, .323 batting average) edges slugger Cecil Fielder...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:01 AM
LOS ANGELES — Deliverance arrived on a crisp southern California night, welcomed in a frenzy of leaps and hugs and arms wind-milling helmets and cathartic screams. Notre Dame waited decades for this, all right, the end to the interminable search for...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The Hampton Reggae Fest will return for a second edition, staff at Hampton Coliseum announced today.
The all-evening, indoor concert and gathering will take place 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at 4 p.m.
"This festival is created as a family event to...
| Mar 7, 2012
In a hushed, dark-walled hearing room, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission had gathered for some momentous deliberations, finalizing a plan to turn the 88-year-old, taxpayer-owned stadium over to USC.
But first the panel members shut the doors,...
| Mar 23, 2012
Two former Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum executives and the head of a prominent rave company have been arrested in connection with a corruption scandal involving millions of dollars in questionable financial transactions at one of the nation's most...
| Mar 24, 2012
In a public corruption scandal that has tarred one of the city's most treasured landmarks, six men were charged Friday with bilking the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum out of millions of dollars during a six-year spree of embezzlement, bribery and...
| Mar 29, 2012
Days after his arrest on multiple corruption charges, the former general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum pleaded guilty to a single criminal count of conflict of interest, avoiding a trial and possible lengthy prison sentence.