March 7, 1991 |
The idea that Orange County residents must go to Los Angeles to see a concert or a ballgame was dispelled long ago. The county is home to two professional sports teams and big-name performers are the norm at several sites here. Now that you don't have to log the miles, getting tickets to a show or game is the only obstacle. The following lists the major venues in the county and how to get tickets for an event there. ANAHEIM STADIUM 2000 S. State College Blvd.
January 25, 1991 |
The Pacific Amphitheatre's operators received approval Thursday from their landlord, the Orange County Fair, to install several luxury boxes at the outdoor concert bowl. The fair's board of directors approved the proposal by a vote of 8 to 0, fair spokeswoman Jill Ann Lloyd said. Amphitheater officials have said they are considering installing the boxes but have not yet made a final decision on whether to go ahead with the project.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1991 |
Saying they want to keep their outdoor concert venue up to date, the operators of the Pacific Amphitheatre are considering installing high-priced luxury boxes catering to corporate clients. The Nederlander Organization, which runs the 18,760-capacity amphitheater, won't decide whether to go ahead with the boxes until it gets cost estimates, said Susan Rosenbluth, the Pacific's general manager.
December 28, 1990 |
On the pop and rock music front, operators of Costa Mesa's Pacific Amphitheatre failed in their efforts to do away with profit-draining competition from the rival Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre. Officials of the Pacific, owned by the East Coast-based Nederlander Organization, made a bid in March to acquire a controlling interest in their longtime competitor in Irvine.
October 10, 1990 |
Public Enemy, the rap group whose non-appearance at the Pacific Amphitheatre Sunday brought charges of political interference from other acts on the bill, was never scheduled to play the show in the first place, a group spokeswoman said Tuesday. The spokeswoman for New York-based Rush Productions Inc.
August 2, 1990 |
Burned by one federal investigation of the Orange County concert market, Pacific Amphitheatre official Neil Papiano is hoping to spark another. In recent weeks, the U.S. Justice Department blocked the Pacific's plans to take over Irvine Meadows, saying that a merger between the two competitors would create an illegal monopoly in the local concert business. The decision means that the two amphitheaters' profit-draining bidding wars for talent will go on.
July 26, 1990 |
The Pacific Amphitheatre's operators have been beaten on two fronts in their efforts to stave off noise restrictions and to eliminate profit-sapping competition with rival Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre. An Orange County Superior Court judge imposed new noise limitations on the 18,765-capacity rock and pop concert facility on Tuesday, the same day that Pacific officials learned that they had lost their bid to acquire a controlling interest in their longtime competitor. In the wake of a U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 26, 1990 |
Despite new noise limits set by an Orange County Superior Court judge this week, rock bands that play the Pacific Amphitheatre will not have to tone down their acts, amphitheater officials predicted Wednesday. Pacific officials were upbeat about Judge Richard J. Beacom's ruling. Neil Papiano, the Pacific lawyer who also owns a 25% share in the amphitheater, hailed the judge's ruling as "a very fair and enlightened decision." Meanwhile, the lawyer for Laurie A.
July 25, 1990 |
The Pacific Amphitheatre's operators were beaten on two key fronts Tuesday in their efforts to stave off noise restrictions and to eliminate profit-sapping competition with the rival Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre. An Orange County Superior Court judge imposed new noise limitations on the 18,765-capacity rock and pop concert facility on the same day that Pacific officials learned that they had lost their bid to acquire a controlling interest in their longtime competitor. In the wake of a U.S.