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Dodgers Scrap Plans For Half-Priced Alcohol On Heels Of Opening Day Violence
Published April 14, 2011
CHANGE WILL DO YOU GOOD: In L.A., Steve Dilbeck wrote eliminating half-priced alcohol was "absolutely the correct thing to do," and the "absolutely obvious thing to do." But it "took nearly two weeks" since Stow's assault "to reach this conclusion." Dilbeck: "McCourt has been behind on this story since the moment it happened. ... It’s like he only responds after he receives political, media and public pressure" (LATIMES.com, 4/13). Also in L.A., Chris Erskine writes Dodgers fans "should have the option of goon-free zones" at home games, so "perhaps it is time for a nondrinking section" at Dodger Stadium. Erskine: "No one will ever mistake Dodger Stadium for an opera house. Swine are everywhere from the best seats to the worst. ... But don't abandon your ballpark" (L.A. TIMES, 4/14).