John Wooden

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Remembering Huell Howser, Fan of OC Weekly, Lover of OC, Antagonist of OC Republicans

    I'm still in shock over the news that Huell Howser, the greatest Californian since Hiram Johnson, has left us. He passed away last night of natural causes, leaving behind a legacy of Cali love that my alma mater, Chapman University, will guard forever.All the pundits of the Golden State will weigh i ... More >>

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    June 12, 2010

    (UPDATED) The Text of Gustavo's UCLA Commencement Speech

    ‚ÄčThis is Gustavo, writing from the past. I've scheduled this post to go live at 6:30 p.m, probably just a couple of minutes after I gave this speech at UCLA commencement ceremony. These are my prepared remarks--I'm not planning to stray from them unless some people not happy with me say something. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Called It! [Again] on Register/Freedom CEO Musical Chairs

    Burl OsborneA Register Orange County Business News blog post that went up last night crows that it learned from "four inside sources" Monday that Burl Osborne will be named chief executive officer of the paper's parent company Freedom Communications Inc. of Irvine when the board meets later this wee ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008

    John R. Wooden Classic

    College Basketball

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008

    More on Huell Howser and the Evil TCA

    The strangest part in my interview with Huell Howser this week was learning that the Transportation Corridor Authority tried to get his special on San Onofre State Beach delayed. I knew the TCA hated ol' Huell for his opposition to extending the 241 Toll Road through San Onofre State Park, further t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    The Real Reason Why 241 Toll Road Plan Failed!

    Full disclosure: I'm not too informed on the 241 Toll Road. I don't see how extending it to San Onofre will reduce traffic on the 5 Freeway. I don't surf so don't particularly care if the legendary waves of Trestles disappeared. I do know that the Transportation Corridor Authority is one of Orange C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 12/06

    KIOSK: LAUNCH PARTY, 5pm Come celebrate the web launch of Kiosk, the first stand-alone publication of the Literary Journalism program that recognizes the best student writing from the classroom and beyond. Free snacks and live music! UCI Bookstore located at the UC Irvine Campus HOLIDAY GIFTS & DI ... More >>

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    November 29, 2007

    Thursday - 12/6

    John R. Wooden Classic Golf Tournament at Oak Creek Golf Club, Ocean Adventure Cruises at Dana Wharf