July 21, 1985
The first anniversary of last year's Olympic Games will be observed next Sunday with the relighting of the Olympic flame and a special two-hour ceremony at the Memorial Coliseum, Mayor Tom Bradley said. The event will honor torch bearers, thousands of volunteers, members of the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee and others who helped stage the Games. The public is invited to the festivities.
February 28, 1985
The UCLA building that served as Westwood headquarters for the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee last summer has been named the Peter V. Ueberroth Olympic Office Building in honor of the committee's former president, according to UCLA Chancellor Charles E. Young. The committee financed construction of the three-story building at 10945 LeConte Ave. and gave it to UCLA after the games ended. Ueberroth is now the commissioner of major league baseball.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1987
Mayor Tom Bradley has appointed the former board chairman of May Co. to the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency, which oversees millions of dollars in city-sponsored construction and renovation projects throughout Los Angeles. Edwin E. Steidle replaces Christopher Stewart, president of the Central City Assn., who had resigned. Steidle, who started in the retail business with Sears in 1941, headed May Co. from 1974 to 1983.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1985 |
The Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games today is expected to disclose plans to bring the Games back to Los Angeles in the year 2004. A press conference is scheduled for this morning, at which committee President John Argue will announce the group's intention to approach the U.S. Olympic Committee with such a bid. Sources close to the committee said such distant advance planning is neither unusual nor unnecessary.
August 13, 1986 |
It seems like only two years ago that the Summer Olympics ended in Los Angeles. Nevertheless, the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games already is working toward bringing the Summer Games back to Los Angeles. But don't start training for the torch run yet. The committee is planning to bid for the 2004 Olympics. "We already have competition," SCCOG President John C. Argue said during a luncheon Tuesday at the Biltmore Hotel to mark the anniversary of the 1984 closing ceremony.