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  • Tracing the L.A. Coliseum's fiscal decay

    Tracing the L.A. Coliseum's fiscal decay
    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...
  • Coliseum Commission prepares to give USC control of stadium

    Coliseum Commission prepares to give USC control of stadium
    Staggered by a financial scandal that unfolded on their watch, the public officials who run the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum are preparing to turn over control of the taxpayer-owned stadium to USC under a lease that would deliver it into private hands...
  • Ex-Coliseum official received payments from stadium contractor

    Ex-Coliseum official received payments from stadium contractor
    Patrick Lynch, while serving as general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, received hundreds of thousands of dollars from a stadium contractor who deposited the money in a Miami bank, according to interviews and documents. The contractor, Tony...
  • Commissioners to discuss Coliseum manager's future

    Commissioners to discuss Coliseum manager's future
    The longtime general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum could find his job in jeopardy Tuesday when his bosses meet behind closed doors to discuss his decision to allow a top assistant to double as a paid consultant to the producer of a...
  • Coliseum official gets 17% raise amid scandal

    Coliseum official gets 17% raise amid scandal
    The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum recently granted a 17% raise to the official who oversaw the stadium's finances throughout a scandal involving allegations of conflict of interest, excessive perks and poor fiscal oversight. The head of the Coliseum's...
  • L.A. Coliseum panel votes to pursue new lease with USC

    L.A. Coliseum panel votes to pursue new lease with USC
    The governing body of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum voted Wednesday to pursue a new lease with USC that could give the school greater control over the stadium, the home field for Trojans football. As the Coliseum's main tenant, USC has long sought...
  • L.A. Coliseum officials tell USC they can't afford $60 million in renovations

    L.A. Coliseum officials tell USC they can't afford $60 million in renovations
    For the first time, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission officials acknowledged Thursday that they would be unable to keep their promise to USC to make nearly $60 million in sorely needed renovations to the 88-year-old stadium. The admission leaves...
  • Coliseum panel overturns ban on raves

    Coliseum panel overturns ban on raves
    In a surprise move, L.A. Memorial Coliseum Commission members Wednesday overturned a moratorium on raves put in place after the drug overdose death of a 15-year-old girl who had attended an event held at the public facility earlier this year. The move...
  • Los Angeles Coliseum panel urged to reconsider ending rave ban

    Los Angeles Coliseum panel urged to reconsider ending rave ban
    Two L.A. Coliseum commissioners Thursday urged their board to reconsider the surprise decision to lift a moratorium on raves that had been in place since the drug overdose death of a 15-year-old girl in June after she attended a massive festival at the...
  • L.A. city controller to audit Coliseum finances

    L.A. city controller to audit Coliseum finances
    Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel is dispatching a team of auditors to pore over the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum's books because of a financial scandal that is already the subject of a criminal investigation. Greuel had been prepared to launch...
  • Tracing Coliseum's fiscal decay

    Tracing Coliseum's fiscal decay
    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...
  • L.A. Coliseum commission decides to continue having raves

    L.A. Coliseum commission decides to continue having raves
    The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to require rave promoters to come before it at least 60 days in advance of an event for approval, an action taken as an alternative to reinstating a ban on the events. The...