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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • A Baldwin Park gadfly the mayor would love to swat away

    A Baldwin Park gadfly the mayor would love to swat away
    Paul Cook stood just a few feet away from his adversary inside the small-claims courtroom in Alhambra. Baldwin Park Mayor Manuel Lozano towered over Cook, an attorney and activist — and, in the politician's view, an unrelenting critic with no...

    UCLA baseball winning streak at eight after sweep at Washington State

    UCLA baseball winning streak at eight after sweep at Washington State
    The UCLA Bruins baseball team is sitting in first place after improving to 8-1 in Pac-12 Conference play following a weekend series sweep at Washington State. The No. 7 Bruins (21-5) won their eighth straight game, coming from behind for an 8-4 victory...

    UCLA can't shoot way out of trouble, loses to Gonzaga in NCAA Sweet 16

    UCLA can't shoot way out of trouble, loses to Gonzaga in NCAA Sweet 16
     Exactly 38 minutes had passed since UCLA's season ended, and Norman Powell sat at a locker, not yet ready to take off the uniform he had worn for four years. "It's my last year ever wearing these four letters across my chest," he had said moments...

    As UCLA season ends, Kevon Looney keeps options open

    As UCLA season ends, Kevon Looney keeps options open
    Freshman forward Kevon Looney embraced his coaches as he stepped off the court here and walked down the tunnel into the locker room. The loss could be his final game at UCLA. Looney, considered a promising NBA prospect, could make himself available...