| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Steve Soboroff, the wealthy developer and civic leader, says the state should reject a proposed deal that would give USC a long-term lease of parking lots used by three public museums neighboring the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
| Oct 9, 2012
County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky used his position on the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission to score a pair of hard-to-get tickets to the 2004 Super Bowl in Houston. Whether he paid for them, why he obtained them and who provided them is in...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Three months ago, the USC Trojans had proudly survived NCAA probation to become the top-ranked team in college football.
On Thursday, after a litany of missteps and misdeeds had turned their season of rebirth into a spiral of regret, the program stumbled...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 10:40 PM
The game had long since ended, yet the right-hand number on the scoreboard was still glowing, just below where the Olympic flame was still burning.
On this most scorching, chilling of nights, they looked identical.
Sixty-two points? At the Coliseum?...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:13 PM
All nine members of the Legislature's black caucus are urging state officials to scrap parts of a deal that would allow USC to run the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
The lawmakers, who said they support the idea of USC managing the Coliseum, where the...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The financially strapped Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission has failed to pay $500,000 in rent to the state of California.
The board of the California Science Center, which owns the land where the Coliseum sits, has asked the state attorney...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads.
Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
| 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...
| May 25, 2012
Raul Rojas, a tough former gang member who turned to boxing and became a world featherweight champion, died Sunday of natural causes at a Los Angeles convalescent home, said his daughter Rebecca. He was 70.
Rojas claimed the World Boxing Assn. belt on...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Milt Campbell, a versatile athlete who became the first African American to win a gold medal in the Olympic decathlon, besting then-world record holder Rafer Johnson at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games, has died. He was 78.
Campbell, who went on to...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:38 PM
We combed the hills and scoured the wires for this batch of weekend tidbits:
• Boston College has knocked undefeated Notre Dame out of the national title race in each of the last two decades: 1993 and 2002. Notre Dame (9-0) plays at Boston College...
| Mar 21, 2013
The top manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum refused to answer questions Wednesday after his lawyer objected to the presence of Los Angeles Times reporters at a deposition in an open-government lawsuit against the stadium's overseers.