| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:36 PM
City Councilman Bernard C. Parks on Monday said Gov. Jerry Brown failed California taxpayers by ignoring his complaints about secrecy surrounding the deal that gave USC control of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and nearly all of its revenue.
| Jan 1, 2014
Re "USC lease talks a costly secret," Dec. 28
As The Times followed the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum hijinks starting with the rave scandals, we assumed USC would be a logical replacement for the inept Coliseum Commission to manage the stadium. What we...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:46 PM
USC's Sept. 21 game against Utah State at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will kick off at 12:30 p.m. PDT, USC announced.
The game will be televised by either ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.
It will be the second consecutive midday kickoff for the...
| Sep 5, 2013
The California Science Center gave final approval Wednesday to a deal that grants USC control over the publicly owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and nearly all of its revenue for the next century.
With no debate, the lease agreement passed on a voice...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:50 PM
A Superior Court judge Friday refused to grant the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission an emergency order demanding The Times and others surrender internal emails about its behind-the-scenes efforts to give USC control of the stadium.
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission unsuccessfully sought an emergency court order Friday demanding The Times and others surrender internal emails about its behind-the-scenes efforts to give USC control of the stadium.
In the emails, commission...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Internal emails obtained by The Times show Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission officials trying to come up with a strategy to limit public debate on its behind-the-scenes efforts to give USC control of the stadium.
Peppered with profanities and...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:59 AM
USC Coach Lane Kiffin is trying to keep his players focused on Saturday's game against Utah State.
But Kiffin probably couldn't keep the Trojans from being distracted after UCLA receiver Shaquelle Evans made comments about USC during a radio interview...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has thrown out several embezzlement counts against three defendants in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption case but ruled they must stand trial on related charges of bribery and conspiracy.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:25 AM
The local branch of the NAACP has called on the top manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to resign because of an email exchange that referred to City Councilman Bernard C. Parks as "Col. Klink," the inept fictional character from the 1965-1971...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:24 PM
A judge Thursday said the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission appeared to have repeatedly violated the state's open-meeting law during its months of closed-door deliberations on USC's lease of the taxpayer-owned stadium.
In pointed language, Los...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:03 PM
The top administrator of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission testified falsely as part of the agency's efforts to thwart public scrutiny of USC lease negotiations in violation of state law, a judge ruled Friday.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge...