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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.
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
March 24, 2012 | By Bill Shaikin
Orel Hershiser wants to save Dodger Stadium by double-decking the right-field pavilion? Not exactly, even if that might be the most striking feature of a stadium renovation rendering he released Friday. Hershiser, the pitching star for the Dodgers' last World Series championship team in 1988, said he hoped to use the drawing to share with prospective new owners a vision for the preservation and enhancement of Dodger Stadium. "People don't know how heartfelt I am about keeping Dodger Stadium," Hershiser said in an interview Friday.
August 6, 2012 | By Steve Dilbeck
Change is coming to Dodger Stadium, and sooner than most may have imagined. The Dodgers hired someone with vast experience in stadium renovation on Monday, and team president Stan Kasten said much of the initial work could be completed prior to the 2013 home opener. “We're on an aggressive timeline,” Kasten said. “We would like to do as much as we can by opening day next year. I suspect what we'll have in place is going to be more than a one-year program. It's going to take several years, probably, to do all the things we want.
June 14, 2012 | Chris Erskine
Seen some unsettling sights in my time. Bar fights, car wrecks, about 20 minutes of "Larry Crowne," a movie so vaporously bad it could've been shot on cellophane. But nothing is quite as deeply disturbing as the look on a parent's face when a ballpark turns ugly. You can read the father's thoughts: "I paid 250 bucks to bring my kids to this? What's this, Cannibal Night? Hey kids, ever read 'Lord of the Flies'?" So here's today's question: If Dodger Stadium were a movie theater, what would you rate the experience?
March 12, 2010
Free shuttle service between Dodger Stadium and Union Station will resume this season. The city of Los Angeles offered free shuttles during the second half of the 2008 season, but the service was discontinued last season when the city said it could no longer afford the cost and the Dodgers declined to pick up the tab. The $300,000 to cover this season's shuttles comes from state funding administered by the Air Quality Management District....
January 20, 2012 | By Jim Peltz
Supercross returns to Dodger Stadium on Saturday night with reigning champion Ryan Villopoto hoping to repeat his win in the series' inaugural race at Chavez Ravine a year ago. This will be the third race on this year's 17-race schedule for the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series. Villopoto, 23, won the season opener on his Kawasaki at Angel Stadium on Jan. 7, and Ryan Dungey, 22, won a week ago at Chase Field in Phoenix. Supercross is the stadium version of motocross, or off-road motorcycle racing.
April 15, 2011 | By Robert Faturechi and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times
Police on foot, bikes and horses descended on Chavez Ravine on Thursday night as Dodgers fans got their first taste of the ballpark's new "zero-tolerance" crackdown on rowdy behavior, prompted by the beating of a San Francisco Giants fan on opening day. Many Dodger faithful said they were thankful for the beefed-up police presence, but disheartened it was necessary. After the assault that left paramedic Bryan Stow, 42, of Santa Cruz in a coma, team officials and the Los Angeles Police Department promised more uniformed officers.
October 12, 2012 | By Steve Dilbeck
Love Dodger Stadium? Think it only needs some minor modernizing, just some tender loving care? Want to give it a big hug before you go to bed every night? Or are you the kind of pragmatist who believes it's had one helluva run, but it's now time for Los Angeles to have a modern stadium. To join the current millennium. Time to bring out the wrecking ball. Want answers? You're not going to get them now, at least regarding the long term. Dodgers Chief Executive Stan Kasten is focused on what he calls an aggressive off-season plan to respond to 51-year-old ballpark's most pressing current needs.
May 29, 2013 | By Jim Peltz
The Galaxy and Real Madrid are among four teams that will play in a doubleheader Aug. 3 at Dodger Stadium as part of a new international soccer tournament, officials confirmed Wednesday. Juventus of Italy and Everton FC of England also will participate in the first soccer matches ever held at the 51-year-old stadium. The games are part of the inaugural Guinness International Champions Cup, an eight-team tournament overall that mostly will be played in the United States. In the first round Aug. 1, the Galaxy will play Real Madrid in Phoenix and Juventus will play Everton in San Francisco.
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