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No 'Mayor Caruso' -- but 'Commissioner Caruso'

Developer Rick Caruso Just days after developer Rick Caruso announced he won't challenge Antonio Villaraigosa for mayor of Los Angeles in next year's election, word comes that Caruso will play a role in local government.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Caruso, 52, to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission today.

The governor also named actor-producer Tab Hunter, 77, to the Santa Barbara Fair and Expo Board of Directors.

The Montecito resident starred in more than 50 films and his recording career included the song “Young Love.”

-- Patrick McGreevy

Photo: Misha Gravenor for the Times

 
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Since Candy Spelling has been among the luminaries on the Coliseum Commission, Caruso should be able to handle that. He may actually be useful there, with his business savvy and connections.

What's the latest there, between USC and the County disagreeing over who should take control and for how much? Is Bernard Parks still dreaming of a major football franchise going there? Are their enough soccer and other teams using it to be profitable for the County? LEt's avoid anything else that involves losses, we need profit-making sources for the city and county.

Since Candy Spelling has been among the luminaries on the Coliseum Commission, Caruso should be able to handle that. He may actually be useful there, with his business savvy and connections.

What's the latest there, between USC and the County disagreeing over who should take control and for how much? Is Bernard Parks still dreaming of a major football franchise going there? Are their enough soccer and other teams using it to be profitable for the County? LEt's avoid anything else that involves losses, we need profit-making sources for the city and county.


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