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July 29, 1998 | JOHN POPE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Advancing their longshot bid to build a professional football stadium at El Toro Marine base, Irvine officials Tuesday granted a Los Angeles investment group a chance to put together a deal. Southern California Sports Group, which includes former USC football star Anthony Davis, says it has lined up nearly $500 million from investors willing to finance the stadium, which would be built at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station when the base closes next year.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1998 | JOHN POPE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Advancing their longshot bid to build a professional football stadium at El Toro Marine base, Irvine officials Tuesday granted a Los Angeles investment group a chance to put together a deal. Southern California Sports Group, which includes former USC football star Anthony Davis, says it has lined up nearly $500 million from investors willing to finance the stadium, which would be built at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station when the base closes next year.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1998 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Irvine officials said Tuesday that they are finishing an extensive review of an investment group's proposal to build a $500-million football stadium at the El Toro Marine base. The City Council discussed the issue Tuesday but didn't decide whether to accept the offer from the Los Angeles group or seek proposals from other organizations interested in building the stadium.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1998 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Irvine officials said Tuesday that they are finishing an extensive review of an investment group's proposal to build a $500-million football stadium at the El Toro Marine base. The City Council discussed the issue Tuesday but didn't decide whether to accept the offer from the Los Angeles group or seek proposals from other organizations interested in building the stadium.
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June 6, 1998 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Irvine leaders expressed wariness Friday at granting exclusive development rights to an investment group seeking to build a professional football stadium at the retiring El Toro Marine Corps Air Station and said it could be months before they make a final decision.
NEWS
June 5, 1998 | SHELBY GRAD and LORENZA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A Los Angeles investment group that includes former USC football star Anthony Davis has promised to raise $500 million for a stadium at the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, a longshot bid to bring professional football back to Orange County and perhaps block plans to develop an airport at the base.
NEWS
June 22, 1998 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One is a legendary USC football star seeking another shot at the NFL. Another is a well-connected consultant known for helping developers cut through the red tape at Los Angeles City Hall. A third is an Irvine financial planner on a mission to bring pro football to his hometown. Together, they are trying to pull off a huge upset in what has become a high-stakes political Super Bowl: luring the National Football League back to Southern California. Anthony Davis, Donn F.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1998 | SHELBY GRAD and LORENZA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A Los Angeles private investment group that includes former USC football star Anthony Davis is promising to raise $500 million toward a football stadium at the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, a long-shot bid to bring the NFL back to Orange County and perhaps block plans to develop an airport at the base.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 1998 | JOHN CANALIS and JOHN POPE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A majority of Orange County residents and business people support building a professional football stadium in Irvine or a nearby city, according to a sports-marketing study released Friday. The phone survey of 500 Orange County residents, which was sponsored by the city of Irvine, showed that 79.2% back a National Football League stadium and franchise somewhere in the county. Of those, 72.2% want it in Irvine.
NEWS
June 22, 1998 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One is a legendary USC football star seeking another shot at the NFL. Another is a well-connected consultant known for helping developers cut through red tape at Los Angeles City Hall. A third is an Irvine financial planner on a mission to bring pro football to his hometown. Together, they are trying to pull off a huge upset in what has become a high-stakes political Super Bowl: Luring the National Football League back to Southern California. Anthony Davis, Donn F.
NEWS
June 22, 1998 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One is a legendary USC football star seeking another shot at the NFL. Another is a well-connected consultant known for helping developers cut through the red tape at Los Angeles City Hall. A third is an Irvine financial planner on a mission to bring pro football to his hometown. Together, they are trying to pull off a huge upset in what has become a high-stakes political Super Bowl: luring the National Football League back to Southern California. Anthony Davis, Donn F.
NEWS
June 6, 1998 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Irvine leaders expressed wariness Friday at granting exclusive development rights to an investment group seeking to build a professional football stadium at the retiring El Toro Marine Corps Air Station and said it could be months before they make a final decision.
NEWS
June 5, 1998 | SHELBY GRAD and LORENZA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A Los Angeles investment group that includes former USC football star Anthony Davis has promised to raise $500 million for a stadium at the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, a longshot bid to bring professional football back to Orange County and perhaps block plans to develop an airport at the base.
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