FILE - In this July 28, 1984, file photo Bill Suiter, the official "Rocket Man" of the opening ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics, zooms in through the Olympic Drill Team and 5 foot helium balloons as festivities got underway at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Glamour, celebrities, perfect weather. A revitalized and growing downtown. Iconic venues and political support. With these virtues, Los Angeles looks like an ideal fit to host the 2024 Olympics. Whether the city’s long past with the Olympics will help or hurt is a topic the U.S. Olympic Committee must reconcile as it decides whether to give Los Angeles a shot at hosting its third Summer Games. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine, File)

2024 – Los Angeles’ bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Glamour, celebrities, perfect weather. A revitalized and growing downtown. Iconic venues and political support. With thes…