July 13, 1988
Sam Boghosian, former Los Angeles Raiders offensive line coach, has joined Servicon Systems as vice president-public relations/marketing. Servicon is a building maintenance firm headquartered in Culver City.
October 19, 1986
The Los Angeles Raiders filed a $26-million suit against Oakland, alleging that the football team lost that amount in a six-year battle with the city after moving to Southern California. The Superior Court suit, filed in Salinas, contends that uncertainty caused by Oakland's lawsuit attempting to reverse the move caused several financial setbacks, including preventing the franchise from building luxury boxes at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
January 15, 1990 |
Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis said he will make a decision "shortly" on where his team will play its home games in the future, but, once again, he declined to say exactly when he would make up his mind. Davis was interviewed on television during halftime of the American Football League championship game between the Cleveland Browns and the Denver Broncos. The Raiders owner also said he should have been selected five years ago for the National Football League Hall of Fame.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 8, 1988
The Los Angeles Coliseum Commission has voted to amend its charter of operations to allow itself, by a two-thirds voting majority, to retain a private management firm to run the Coliseum and Sports Arena complex. However, Coliseum officials said, the change may be subject to ratification by the Los Angeles City Council, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the state Legislature.
June 27, 1989 |
Al Davis, managing partner of the Los Angeles Raiders, spoke to an official at the Oakland Coliseum on Monday about an offer to bring the team back, the official said. Coliseum President George Vukasin declined to specify what was discussed but said he does not expect any problems working out the details of a deal. "It was a great conversation," he said. "It was friendly and cordial and businesslike." The Raiders will play an exhibition game at the Oakland Coliseum on Aug. 26 against the Houston Oilers.