UCLA Bruins (Basketball)

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2013

    You are Here: Orange County in the House at the LA Times Festival of Books

    I especially like the title of a 12:30 panel at next weekend's two-day  annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books for its helpful reminder and either existential celebration or complaint. "You are Here:  Perspectives on Life in Southern California," featuring Times columnists suggests tha ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

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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 >>