| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:36 PM
L.A.'s own Skrillex and Sweden's electro-poppers Miike Snow are among the many acts that will anchor the 2012 edition of the dance-focused Hard Summer, returning for the third year to the Los Angeles State Historic Park in downtown. Reflecting the...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 9:10 AM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- The family of a 15-year-old girl who died of an ecstasy overdose at the Electric Daisy Carnival rave has received a settlement of nearly $200,000 as a result of a lawsuit against the organizers and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum....
| Apr 12, 2012
| 2:21 PM
LOS ANGELES -- An audit report released Thursday by the Los Angeles city controller hammers the commission that runs the scandal-stained L.A. Memorial Coliseum for failing to impose the simplest of financial controls and routinely squandering public...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The electronic dance music, or EDM, revolution has officially reached the Peninsula. Staff at Hampton Coliseum announced Wednesday that Pretty Lights and Bassnectar, two of the genre's big names, will perform there Dec. 28 & 29.
Tickets go on sale 10 a....
| May 18, 2012
In 1975, Donna Summer released a pop single unlike any before it.
The singer, then an unknown in the U.S., was living in Germany and working with Italian producer Giorgio Moroder and lyricist Pete Bellotte. Together they came up with a breathy,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 12:30 PM
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that a 22-year-old woman from Lake Stevens died June 11 after falling from her 27th floor hotel room.
Emily McCaughan, a pre-med student at the University of Arizona, had traveled to Vegas for the three-day Electric...
| 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...
| 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-...
| Jun 29, 2010
Several emergency room physicians called Monday for an end to raves at the Los Angeles Coliseum after a massive weekend event sent scores of teenagers and young adults to hospitals, mostly for drug intoxication.
At least two people — one of them...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Kaskade issues statement on Hollywood 'Electric Daisy' near-riot. DJ Kaskade has released a statement following Wednesday night's near-riot in Hollywood....