| Feb 16, 2011
The administrator who has managed the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena since the venues hosted professional football and basketball resigned abruptly Tuesday following disclosures that he allowed a top assistant to work on the side for the...
| Oct 23, 2011
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...
| Feb 15, 2011
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...
| Jul 27, 2011
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...
| Sep 8, 2011
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...
| Jun 17, 2011
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...
| Nov 4, 2010
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.
| Nov 5, 2010
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...
| Sep 27, 2011
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...
| Dec 31, 2011
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...
| Dec 2, 2010
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.
| Sep 29, 2011
Wealthy developer Rick Caruso resigned Wednesday from the scandal-plagued Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, ending a stormy tenure during which he clashed frequently with fellow panel members over their stewardship of the stadium.