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LA council opposes tax dollars for NFL

...would give groups competing for a team in the Los Angeles area more time to work on their proposals. Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, who leads the attempt to return an NFL team to the Coliseum, said a new parking structure would benefit the museums...
LA groups scramble expansion deadline nears the new team to provide the public funding the league seeks. That proposal, backed by Los Angeles Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, is in the early stages and would be expected to meet opposition from some local and state officials. Aiello said...
Governor taking firm role in football team talks

...playing is that of trying to make sure the state's interests are represented and protected," city councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas said. "And of making sure that the deal goes down." However, that doesn't mean Davis wants California taxpayers...
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