Intentional Grounding: Diamond Bar Drops Stadium Suit

Intentional Grounding: Diamond Bar Drops Stadium Suit

Diamond Bar residents awoke today to learn their city council had unanimously accepted $21 million from neighboring Industry to drop a lawsuit against Industry's proposed football stadium. The 75,000-seat venue, a project of L.A. developer Ed Roski, is budgeted to cost $800 million and be completed near the junction of the 60 and 57 freeways by 2011. Once all legal challenges are removed, Roski hopes to persuade an NFL team into moving to Industry, 15 miles east of Los Angeles.


Above: Ed Roski's dream stadium

Diamond Bar had sued over traffic, light and noise concerns -- which

its council now believes will be eradicated under terms of the

settlement. Those terms include getting an athletic field for a Diamond

Upcoming Events

Bar middle school and $700,000 yearly for "community facilities."

Another neighboring town, Walnut, has a similar lawsuit pending against

Industry and its stadium.


Sponsor Content

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >