The Union Pacific railyard near downtown Los Angeles was tabbed to be converted into a village for 17,000 athletes in the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games. But the railroad has balked, and organizers are now searching for another potential site.
The Union Pacific railyard near downtown Los Angeles was tabbed to be converted into a village for 17,000 athletes in the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games. But the railroad has balked, and organizers are now searching for another potential site. Richard Vogel The Associated Press
The Union Pacific railyard near downtown Los Angeles was tabbed to be converted into a village for 17,000 athletes in the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games. But the railroad has balked, and organizers are now searching for another potential site. Richard Vogel The Associated Press
Dan Walters

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Dan Walters: Los Angeles could be Olympic winner and loser

December 13, 2015 09:04 AM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.