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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 17, 1994 | TOM RAGAN
Let the music begin, but on a much softer note, please. The Spectacor Management Group, which manages the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the Long Beach Convention Center, has been given the go-ahead to operate Pacific Amphitheatre at the Orange County Fairgrounds. The Orange County Fair Board of Directors unanimously approved a three-year contract last week at its board meeting.
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NEWS
February 6, 1989
A team headed by the Spectacor Management Group has been selected to negotiate construction of a baseball stadium and multipurpose arena in the downtown San Francisco area to replace Candlestick Park. City Planning Director Dean Marcis said the proposed facilities would be "a model to the rest of the country." A proposal for the new complex is scheduled for the ballot in November.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 1, 1994 | TOM RAGAN
Spectacor Management Group, the operator of the Long Beach Convention Center and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, will have to wait to see if it is next to operate the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa. The Orange County Fair Board on Thursday postponed a decision so it could further review a protest that was filed by Irvine Meadows Partners, one of five companies that submitted bids to run the 8,500-seat facility.
NEWS
March 12, 1990
The lead negotiator for the Los Angeles Coliseum's private managers said Sunday that "tremendous progress" had been made at fashioning a new offer to Raiders owner Al Davis to keep his football team in Los Angeles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 1990
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission authorized up to $15,000 to retain a consultant and begin preparing specifications for the environmental impact studies necessary to go ahead with a proposed reconstruction of the Coliseum. The commission acted although talks with the Los Angeles Raiders, aimed at retaining the football team in a rebuilt stadium, have not yet come to a conclusion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1989
Profit from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena was $3.087 million in the 1988-89 fiscal year, up 137.5% from the $1.3-million profit of the previous year, Coliseum Commission President Richard Riordan announced Wednesday. The improved financial situation of the facilities was attributed particularly to the increased number of concerts brought in by the Coliseum complex's new private management team, the business partnership of MCA Inc. and Spectacor Management group.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1987
After hearing hours of presentations from two business partnerships offering to privately manage the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena, the Coliseum Commission voted Wednesday to further examine privatization but stopped short of saying it favored the concept. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich first offered a motion that would have signaled the commission's intention to place the facilities under private management.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 17, 1994 | TOM RAGAN
Let the music begin, but on a much softer note, please. The Spectacor Management Group, which manages the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the Long Beach Convention Center, has been given the go-ahead to operate Pacific Amphitheatre at the Orange County Fairgrounds. The Orange County Fair Board of Directors unanimously approved a three-year contract last week at its board meeting.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 21, 1994 | TOM RAGAN
The Spectacor Management Group, a Los Angeles-based company that runs the L.A. Coliseum and Sports Arena and the Long Beach Convention Center, could be next in line to operate the Pacific Amphitheatre at the Orange County Fairgrounds. A four-member panel has recommended that the Orange County Fair and Exposition Center enter into a three-year contract with Spectacor. The fair's board of directors will vote on the matter at its meeting Thursday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 21, 1994 | TOM RAGAN
The Spectacor Management Group, a Los Angeles-based company that runs the L.A. Coliseum and Sports Arena and the Long Beach Convention Center, could be next in line to operate the Pacific Amphitheatre at the Orange County Fairgrounds. A four-member panel has recommended that the Orange County Fair and Exposition Center enter into a three-year contract with Spectacor. The fair's board of directors will vote on the matter at its meeting Thursday.
NEWS
June 24, 1994 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Raiders will play in a repaired Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum this fall, most likely rent-free, under the terms of the team's one-year agreement with the Coliseum Commission disclosed Thursday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1994
Spectacor, the facilities manager at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the adjacent Sports Arena, this week announced the appointment of its fifth general manager for the facilities in the six years it has run them. Patrick Lynch, 37, who has been serving as general manager of the Knickerbocker Arena in Albany, N.Y., will replace Jay Hagerman on Friday. Hagerman will become general manager of the Mobile Civic Center in Mobile, Ala.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 1994
Los Angeles City Councilman Joel Wachs on Friday asked City Atty. James Hahn to prepare a legal opinion on whether Spectacor Management Group, managers of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, is liable for damages for failing to give the Coliseum Commission a 1991 structural engineer's report saying the stadium could be damaged in an earthquake.
NEWS
August 26, 1992 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An ambitious plan to use private financing to renovate the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum failed Tuesday when the company that manages the historic stadium disclosed it was pulling out of the deal because of the recession. In a letter to Coliseum Commission President William Robertson dated July 29 but made public Tuesday, the Spectacor Management Limited Partnership said it had concluded that "because of current economic conditions . . . there is no longer a role for a for-profit developer."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 20, 1992 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the first time since the Los Angeles Raiders agreed two years ago to keep playing in the Coliseum, the team is publicly complaining that commitments to renovate the 70-year-old facility have not been kept, reviving speculation that it could move.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 1992 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a joint session Monday, two Los Angeles City Council committees unanimously asked the Coliseum Commission to delay committing any public funds to renovation of the Memorial Coliseum until the stadium's private manager reveals how much money it paid the Raiders football team under a secret contract.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 1992 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a new blow to the plans to renovate the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the facility's private managers say they cannot retain sole financial responsibility for the project and are asking for $4 million in public money to design a scaled-down rebuilding plan. The Spectacor Management Ltd.
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