The publication of emails between L.A. Coliseum Commission members, staffers and attorneys appears to show a public body making shady moves, including possible decision-making outside the public sphere, a legal no-no, vote counting, also illicit, and even sticking up for an indicted events manager w ... More >>
The L.A. Coliseum Commission will regroup next week to consider its options after a local judge basically threw out its civil lawsuit against rave promoters who organized parties at the Coliseum and its sister venue, the L.A. Sports Arena. The suit named promoters Pasquale Rotella of Insomniac and ... More >>
The California Science Center board voted unanimously today to approve a lease turning over control of the L.A. Coliseum to USC. The deal paves the way for the university to invest more than $70 million to spruce up its aging football facility over the next decade.The board voted 7-0 to approve the ... More >>
When John Sandbrook took over the scandal-plagued Coliseum, he found himself in battle with a media-savvy pol.
Cesar SebastianRavers at the L.A. Sports Arena.L.A. city Councilman Bernard Parks has been an ardent supporter of the four-times-a-year raves that were fixtures at the publicly owned L.A. Coliseum and Sports Arena since 1998. Parks, a former LAPD police chief, is a law-and-order guy through- ... More >>
Caesar SebastianTogether As One.Even as Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman is calling L.A. "second-class" for losing the mega-rave Electric Daisy Carnival to his fair city (for now), the public L.A. Coliseum Commission this week shot down another late-night mainstay, New Year's Eve's Together As O ... More >>
Kids at the coliseum.Each and every rave -- if there are any more -- will have to be approved by the Coliseum Commission before they can take place at the L.A. Coliseum or Sports Arena. That was the decision of the commission this week as it continued to deal with the fallout from last summe ... More >>