McCourt moves business

Guess the Dodgers owner plans to stay a while. McCourt will be moving his real estate company, John McCourt Co., from Boston to L.A., and he's hired real estate executive Geoffrey Wharton as president (John McCourt is Frank's great-grandfather). First order of business: Complete the city entitlement process for the planned $500-million makeover of Dodger Stadium that will include parking structures, a Dodgers history museum and a landscaped plaza behind centerfield connecting to shops and restaurants. They're talking about getting started at the end of the season and finishing in 2012. Seems pretty optimistic, no? (LAT)

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