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February 6, 1992 | ALLAN MALAMUD
Before Tom Lasorda was roasted by the Friars Club the other night at the Beverly Hilton, he was questioned by reporters about a report that this might be his last year as Dodger manager. . . . "Nothing has changed," Lasorda said. "I feel great now. If I feel the same way next year and Peter O'Malley wants me back, I'll be back. If he thinks someone else can do a better job, fine. The decision will be his.". . . .
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ENTERTAINMENT
April 25, 2014 | By Todd Martens
Paul McCartney will return to Los Angeles with an Aug. 10 date at Dodger Stadium, his first major L.A.-area concert since a two-night stand at the Hollywood Bowl in 2010. A public on-sale for the concert, part of McCartney's "Out There" tour, is set for May 5, but various pre-sales will enable fans to purchase tickets as early as April 29.  Tickets for the Goldenvoice-promoted concert start at $25 and stretch to $250, not including additional surcharges. Those with the first crack at tickets will be those signed up to the mailing list on McCartney's website , which fans can do now. The site's presale will begin at 9 a.m. on April 29.  Following the PaulMcCartney.com pre-sale, preference will then be given to American Express credit card holders, who can purchase tickets beginning May 1 at 10 a.m. The remaining tickets will go on sale May 5 at 10 a.m. via the Dodgers website .  The past year, like almost every year since 1964, has seen a bustle of Beatles-related activity.
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ENTERTAINMENT
May 14, 2009 | Liesl Bradner
The decision to film two key scenes from "Star Trek" in the Dodger Stadium parking lot may not seem the logical choice, but that's just what visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett and director J.J. Abrams did. The drill platform scene with Kirk and Sulu battling Romulans high above planet Vulcan and the Delta Vega ice planet sequences were filmed there, on side-by-side sets over two weeks.
SPORTS
April 14, 2014 | Bill Plaschke
Seemingly from the moment Cuban refugee Yasiel Puig showed up at Dodger Stadium out of nowhere, arriving last June unwilling to discuss his unknown background, the talk behind the batting cages has been rife with unprintable rumors. There were rumors Puig was smuggled out of Cuba by members of a Mexican drug cartel. There were rumors he still owed the smugglers money, and that his life could be in jeopardy. There was talk about Puig being essentially owned by a Miami businessman with a criminal record who hired those smugglers in exchange for 20% of the ballplayer's future earnings.
OPINION
July 17, 2003
Raze Dodger Stadium (July 11)? That would be another loss of a true Angeleno gem. There is something magical about being so close to the city but feeling otherworldly when one is at Dodger Stadium. Placing a new stadium near the intersection of the 10 and 110 freeways is hardly inviting. Developer Alan Casden envisions much-needed homes near downtown. Yet housing in Los Angeles is and has always been an enduring problem -- bulldozing Dodger Stadium is not a solution. Seating can be amended, food can be improved, but once Dodger Stadium is gone, it will be gone forever both physically and emotionally.
SPORTS
April 15, 2013 | By Dylan Hernandez
In response to the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the Los Angeles Police Department said there would be an increased security presence at and around Dodger Stadium on Monday night. The Dodgers are playing host to the San Diego Padres in the first game of a three-game series. “We believe Dodger Stadium has been a safe place,” officer Sally Nadera said. “This is to reassure the people that Dodger Stadium is safe.” Before the terrorist attack in Boston, the LAPD had no plans to increase security at the ballpark, according to Nadera.
OPINION
April 10, 2014
Re "Team dusts off an old way to stadium," April 4 With the new baseball season comes an old problem: congestion on the streets around Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers' new ownership is making significant investments in the team, stadium and community, and that's creating excitement for this season. The Dodgers want the best experience for fans and neighbors alike. Now it's time for the city to do its part and work with the team and the community to improve on the current traffic mess.
SPORTS
December 13, 2012 | By Steve Dilbeck
The roster isn't the only thing getting an off-season makeover by the Dodgers. Dodger Stadium is busy with the sounds of construction as it undergoes the first of several possible modernizations. Team Chief Executive Stan Kasten said exact plans won't be announced until next month. He had originally planned to announce renovation plans a couple weeks after the season ended, but whether it was building permit issues or other uncertainties, he is now taking something of a wait-and-see approach.
BUSINESS
June 7, 2009 | Lauren Beale
3510 Larga Ave., Los Angeles 90039 Miles to Dodger Stadium: 5 Listed for: $595,000 Size: Three bedrooms and one bathroom in 1,118 square feet Features: The Atwater Village-area 1922 California bungalow has two additional detached units. The single-story main house has hardwood floors, a fireplace and original built-ins. One detached unit has two bedrooms and one bathroom; the other is a studio with one bathroom. The grassy backyard has a lemon tree.
SPORTS
November 30, 2012 | By Jim Peltz
A supercross race scheduled Jan. 19 at Dodger Stadium will be moved to Angel Stadium in Anaheim because of off-season improvements being made at Dodger Stadium. Supercross is the stadium version of motocross, or off-road motorcycle racing. And the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series already has two of its first five races next season scheduled at Angel Stadium: The season opener Jan. 5 and on Feb. 2. The series' organizer, Feld Motor Sports, announced Friday that the Jan. 19 race also would be shifted to Angel Stadium.
SPORTS
April 11, 2014
Really? An oversized, ugly mascot running around at Dodger Stadium [April 9]? The Dodgers have finally stooped this low? Maybe I'm glad I can't watch Dodgers games on TV anymore. At least I have Vinny for three innings on radio. Don't think I'll have to worry about him describing this latest lack of class. Mike Popov San Clemente ::: No, no, no, no and no. Listen carefully, Dodgers: Drop the "non-mascot" thingy, slowwwwwly back away, and nobody gets hurt. L.A. already has the world's greatest baseball fans, who adore the team, partly because it has never needed such obviously contrived marketing gimmicks to sell tickets or attract fans.
OPINION
April 10, 2014
Re "Team dusts off an old way to stadium," April 4 With the new baseball season comes an old problem: congestion on the streets around Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers' new ownership is making significant investments in the team, stadium and community, and that's creating excitement for this season. The Dodgers want the best experience for fans and neighbors alike. Now it's time for the city to do its part and work with the team and the community to improve on the current traffic mess.
SPORTS
April 6, 2014 | By Ben Bolch
He was booed at Dodger Stadium and two days later wasn't even the most fawned over Paul in his own building. Whoever cued up the Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love" inside Staples Center on Sunday might as well have been playing an ode to Chris Paul. The song was intended as a tribute to Paul McCartney, who rose from his seat across from the Clippers' bench in the first quarter of their 120-97 victory over the Lakers and obligingly danced when shown on the scoreboard. But there was certainly an undercurrent of truth to the words as they relate to the point guard, who somehow still irks giant swaths of a city simply because he plays for the Clippers instead of its beloved Lakers.
SPORTS
April 5, 2014 | By Broderick Turner
Chris Paul went to see the Dodgers' home opener Friday afternoon and got what has become his regular treatment when he visits Dodger Stadium. Paul was booed by the Dodgers faithful yet again. Yes, Paul plays for the Clippers and has them on the brink of accomplishing some big things. But, as Paul has said before and said again Saturday at practice, this is a Lakers town. So when they showed Paul's face on the video board before the game against the hated San Francisco Giants, the All-Star point guard was treated like he was a member of the Giants.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 2014 | By Marisa Gerber, Mike Hiserman and Matt Stevens
Fans heading to Dodger Stadium on Friday for the team's home opener against the San Francisco Giants can expect a number of changes in areas such as traffic management, amenities and security measures. The team's new ownership, which includes former Laker Magic Johnson, has also invested  more than $150 million in the ballpark the last two seasons, upgrading the infrastructure and adding some fan-friendly features. There are now expansive plazas beyond right and left field with a team store, bar and a variety of concessions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 2014 | By Marisa Gerber
After moving into her home near Dodger Stadium in 1987, Lisa Keller learned to live with the gridlock. She scheduled her work hours to avoid the swarm of fans in blue T-shirts. And before long, she'd learned a guiding truth of her hilly neighborhood: If you don't have to leave your house on game days, don't. "It was really crazy," she said. "The sheer amount of traffic was really, just, annoying. " But in 1996, after the neighborhood successfully lobbied then-owner Peter O'Malley to shut the Scott Avenue gate, Keller said things in her mostly residential neighborhood west of the stadium improved a lot. Without an entry point, game traffic started to fade away and before long there was new game-day wisdom in the neighborhood: If you need to get into or out of the area, head to Scott Avenue.
SPORTS
March 13, 2012 | By Eric Sondheimer
Baseball returns to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, but it will be the battle of Los Angeles in the collegiate ranks, with UCLA taking on USC in a 6:30 p.m. nonconference game as part of the Dodgertown Classic. Tickets are $12 and parking is free. Both teams are 12-3. UC Irvine plays Pepperdine in a 2 p.m. game. One ticket permits admission to both games. UCLA has won 10 consecutive games and is ranked No. 9 by Baseball America. ALSO: Peyton Manning nears decision on next team Peyton Manning is proof that nothing lasts forever Peyton Manning is throwing great, former teammate says
SPORTS
January 8, 2013 | By Steve Dilbeck
There is not a whole lot about the Dodger Stadium renovation that the Dodgers haven't already discussed, so Tuesday's news conference mostly focused on the details. Which is probably good, because anyone who glanced out the Stadium Club windows at the construction going on and considered the big picture would have to wonder how it can possibly be completed in time for the Dodgers' March 28 exhibition game against the Angels. The giant holes inside each foul line remain open, and the stadium remains cut out to the loge level.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 2014 | By Matt Stevens
A "culture of apathy and indifference" among game-day staffers at Dodger Stadium was among the problems identified by Major League Baseball in an assessment of the 2011 beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow. In a motion filed in Los Angeles Superior Court last week, attorneys for Bryan Stow asked to reopen discovery and depose the author of the MLB report, "Dodger Stadium Assessment. " Attorneys said the report "addresses points which are vital" to their case. Stow was attacked in the Dodger Stadium parking lot on opening day, March 31, 2011, and suffered brain injuries.
SPORTS
March 27, 2014 | By Steve Dilbeck
They didn't tear up the ballpark to give it a fairly significant makeover as they did last year , but that doesn't mean the Dodgers ownership group wasn't at work this off-season. Now they're calling the changes “enhancements,” which is fine. Sitting in your seat at Dodger Stadium as the Dodgers take on the Angels on Thursday, you won't notice any major alterations, but there are some there that will debut tonight: -- There are now seating areas of two rows each behind both bullpens.
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