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Revised L.A. Olympic Bid Adds Pacific Palisades Venue; Shifts Events to Long Beach

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From the moment they launched a campaign to bring the Olympics back to Los Angeles, LA 2024 leaders insisted they had at least one significant advantage.

An aerial view taken from the MetLife blimp on Feb. 19, 2016, shows the Riviera Country Club. (Credit: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

An aerial view taken from the MetLife blimp on Feb. 19, 2016, shows the Riviera Country Club. (Credit: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

Plenty of venues to choose from.

The private bid committee has now called upon that largesse to tweak their initial blueprint, adding Riviera Country Club to a list of iconic sites that already included the Coliseum, Staples Center and Pauley Pavilion.

“Obviously Riviera is a world-class course,” said Casey Wasserman, the group’s chairman. “We feel it’s the right answer for our city and the right answer for our bid.”

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