Inglewood Goes Full Speed Ahead With NFL Stadium

March 19, 2015

(via Los Angeles Times) For so many years, people did exactly what James T. Butts Jr. told them to do. It works like that when you are a police chief and your officers must follow every command. But after Butts got elected mayor of Inglewood in 2011, he ran smack into a couple of City Council members who kept opposing him. “The meetings were clown shows,” he recalls. “When you’re…


Withdrawal of LA Stadium Plan Reorders Chase For NFL Teams

March 18, 2015

(by MICHAEL R. BLOOD /   The demise of an NFL stadium proposal in the heart of downtown Los Angeles has reordered the competition to lure professional football back to the region after two decades of game-less Sundays. The pullout by Anschutz Entertainment Group ended a dream of having a team play in the shadow of the city’s skyline. Now it comes down to this: Five cities. Three NFL…


Mayor Butts: “They’d Have to Have a Time Machine”

March 14, 2015

Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts sits down with Fred Roggin to talk about the latest on the NFL’s potential return to Los Angeles. He’ll talk about union dissent, AEG dropping out of the race and the next steps for the Inglewood City of Champions Revitalization Project. Originally aired on Going Roggin, March 14, 2015.