The city of LA and the newly returned Los Angeles Rams took a while deciding who would foot the bill for security at home games while the team plays at the Coliseum. After an embarrassing loss to start the season, the Rams have agreed to pay.
With parking lots reportedly charging as much $100 on game day, it's no wonder that the Expo Line was an extra-attractive option to riders. In fact, around 10,000 fans per game took advantage of the light rail option.
The Rams played a (pre-season) game at the Coliseum Saturday for the first time in more than 35 years. Some 90,000 people showed up for the event, but parking was a nightmare, with some lots charging as much as $100 per vehicle.
New renderings and a video show how the venue would be converted from a college football field into a place where track and field events would happen. There's also venue shuffling that's moving swimming events away from the new soccer stadium.
As Los Angeles boomed in the 1910s, civic leaders longed for a public venue for concerts, events, and, if they were lucky, the Olympics. The LA Memorial Coliseum cost only $800,000, but it helped make the young city a star.
Bruce Springsteen famously called the arena, which has hosted the Lakers, Clippers, and the Kings, "The Dump That Jumps." The "dump" will be demolished soon, and everything from entire rows of stadium seats to locker room furnitures has got to go.
The Paris 2024 bid committee is doing a bit of sightseeing in Los Angeles this week, arriving unexpectedly and taking pictures and video at some of the locations LA's bid committee has identified as potential sites for the games.
The exciting bike- and pedestrian-oriented improvements will transform the thoroughfare from DTLA to Exposition Park, with protected bike lanes, roomier sidewalks, and more. The makeover should be ready for a big unveil by early 2017.
When the Promise Zone was announced in 2014, many were surprised that South LA was passed over for the advantageous designation that gives 'hoods a boost when applying for federal grants to fight poverty. Now, South LA's finally getting its due.