Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

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Los Angeles Projects $161M Surplus For Olympics

Anxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles projected that they could stage events from Santa Monica Beach to the Hollywood Hills and bank a $161 million surplus.

08/26/2015

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Los Angeles Projects $161 Million Surplus For Olympics

Anxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles disclosed a budget Tuesday that shows the city holding a $161 million surplus after staging events from Santa Monica beaches to the Hollywood Hills.

08/25/2015

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Special Olympics World Games Bids Farewell To Los Angeles

After more than a week of weightlifting, horseback riding, swimming, soccer matches and dozens of other competitions, 6,500 athletes from 165 countries braced themselves Sunday for perhaps the most emotional Special Olympics World Games event on their schedule — saying goodbye to a city that has embraced them.

08/02/2015

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Boston’s Withdrawal From Olympics Bid May Propel LA’s Chances As 2024 Host

As Boston drops out of the running to host the 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles finds itself as a possible frontrunner to host the games for the third time.

07/27/2015

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Special Olympics Athletes Get Ready For World Games That Begin In LA This Weekend

Thousands of athletes are getting ready to compete in the Special Olympics World Games here in Los Angeles.

07/23/2015

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Michelle Obama To Open 2015 Special Olympics In Los Angeles

The Special Olympics features athletes with intellectual disabilities competing in such sports as swimming, basketball, track and field, and gymnastics.

06/25/2015

CHVRCHES performing at Coachella 2014 (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)

Best Events To Look Forward To In L.A. For 2015

2015 is upon us and with it brings five exciting events and opportunities to the city of Los Angeles.

01/19/2015

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Halle Berry, Christina Applegate To Host Revlon Run-Walk For Women On May 10

Actresses Halle Berry and Christina Applegate will host the 21st Annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women.

CBS Los Angeles–03/27/2014

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Residents Recall Nelson Mandela’s Historic Visit To Southland

As news of Nelson Mandela’s death swept the world it got many Southland residents remembering a historic trip he made here in 1990, shortly after he was released from prison.

12/06/2013

Kicker Andre Heidari #48 of the USC Trojans kicks the go ahead field goal in the closing seconds of the game against the Stanford Cardinal at Los Angeles Coliseum on November 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. USC defeated Stanford 20-17. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

USC Fans Injured After Storming Coliseum Field Following Trojan Victory

Several fans were recovering Sunday morning from injuries sustained following the Trojans’ 20-17 upset victory over Stanford.

11/17/2013

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USC Bans Tailgating After Home Game Falls On A School Night

For the first time, the university tradition won’t be allowed in the area surrounding the L.A. Memorial Coliseum before the Trojans hit the field.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

Los Angeles Laker owner Dr. Jerry Buss, seen here on Nov. 28, 2006, sitting courtside at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Trojan Marching Band To Pay Tribute To Dr. Jerry Buss During Halftime

The USC Trojan Marching Band planned to pay tribute to the late-Los Angeles Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss during halftime of Saturday’s game against Boston College in Los Angeles.

09/14/2013

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USC Assumes Operational Control Of The Coliseum For 99 Years

The University of Southern California and various local and state government officials Thursday signed off on a lease agreement that keeps USC as the primary tenant of the Coliseum for the next 99 years.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/05/2013

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New Lease Agreement Gives USC Control Over Coliseum, Sports Arena

The California Science Center’s board of directors has approved a lease agreement that allows USC to operate Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the Sports Arena, despite growing concerns over limits on parking in Exposition Park.

06/25/2013

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California Science Center Deliberating Over Controversial Parking Agreement With USC

Museum directors in Exposition Park are concerned about a proposed lease that would give university officials control over parking lots at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the Sports Arena 25 days a year for major events.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/05/2013

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