Archive for February 3rd, 2017

LA 2024 Olympic bid officials stress benefits of city’s diversity as an antidote to U.S. political discord

Friday, February 3rd, 2017:

By SCOTT M. REID / STAFF WRITER As the Trump presidency is increasingly seen as a liability to Los Angeles’ pursuit of the 2024 Olympic Games, organizers Friday reiterated the new administration’s support of the bid while emphasizing the city’s diversity and inclusiveness. Describing Los Angeles as “a city without cultural borders,” Los Angeles 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman and chief executive officer Gene Sykes, speaking on a conference call, pushed a message that offered a clear contrast to the first two weeks of the Trump administration. “L.A. is literally whatever you want it to […] Read More →

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