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  • 'Face of the museum' steps down

    On an afternoon last week, Gary Sahagen played a role that he had watched many others play during his decade at the International Surfing Museum. The role of visitor. Sahagen, who joined the museum as a trustee in 2001, stepped down in January from...
  • Joe Surf: Surfing Museum marks 25 years

    The International Surfing Museum in Huntington Beach has it all: a Hall of Fame, a Walk of Fame, all kinds of memorabilia and exhibits, and of course, a link to surfing history that is invaluable. But there is that one thing that the museum's founder,...
  • Each exhibit is a new set of challenges

    Each exhibit is a new set of challenges
    SANTA ANA — Before he began to work closely with Anne Shih in the mid-1990s, Bowers Museum President Peter C. Keller had traveled to the Far East on business many times. Still, the 64-year-old veteran Los Angeles-area museum executive, by his own...
  • In the Arts

    Colburn to surfing foundation Bolton Colburn, the 56-year-old former head of the Laguna Art Museum, is riding a different kind of cultural wave. The Surfing Heritage Foundation in San Clemente has named the ex-U.S. Amateur Surfing champ as its new...
  • Joe Surf: Bolton to 'Ft. Knox of Surfing'

    It was a natural fit, really, when you think about it. Bolton Colburn recently was named executive director of the Surfing Heritage Foundation, in charge of running the foundation's museum and raising its profile in the museum world. Colburn, 56, came...
  • Natural Perspectives: Adventures in snowy Albuquerque

    Generally, Vic and I try to avoid flying into the midst of a natural disaster. But sometimes it just happens. If you recall, I was caught in a tornado in April in Tennessee, near Knoxville. Golf ball-sized hail totaled my rental car with hundreds of...
  • In the Pipeline: Standing up for Down syndrome

    My son and I had the pleasure several weeks ago, thanks to the generosity of my friend Mike Taylor from PBS SoCal, to play ball at Angel Stadium of Anaheim with the one-and-only former Angel (and baseball ambassador extraordinaire) Rex Hudler. With...
  • Plunge into the new year

    Plunge into the new year
    New Year's revelers can usher in 2014 with a Pacific Ocean plunge at the 14th annual Surf City Splash in Huntington Beach on Wednesday. The International Surfing Museum is hosting the plunge and a costume contest. Events kick off with breakfast and...
  • Art displays take flight at JWA

    Art displays take flight at JWA
    JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT — The "Flight of Ideas" art installation noiselessly crowds the airspace above the baggage carousels at the new Terminal C here. This is where the old Terminal B garage stood before construction crews razed it to clear the way...