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  • Huntington Beach celebrates icons' 100 years

    Huntington Beach celebrates icons' 100 years
    More than 100 people gathered at Huntington Beach Pier Plaza on Sunday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the city's iconic pier, while the day before, on the south side of the structure, enthusiasts had celebrated 100 years of surfing in the city....
  • Viewer as creator

    Viewer as creator
    Alice Leggett has a white surfboard set to be painted at this week's Art Park in Huntington Beach, and she's sketched out two intricate designs on paper for the front and back. The final product, though, may not bear much resemblance to Leggett's vision...
  • In the Pipeline: A surf legend in the pink

    The twinkle in his eyes seems to reflect the color pink that he made so popular. "My style on the board was influenced by Fred Astaire. And the color pink I adopted was influenced by David Bowie. I know that might sound a bit weird, but the whole...
  • Surfers' Hall of Fame greets newest inductees

    Surfers' Hall of Fame greets newest inductees
    The red carpet was rolled out on the corner of Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach as two legends of the surfing world became immortalized in concrete. The Surfers' Hall of Fame added two more inductees Friday — surf...
  • Police Files

    Area 1 No significant crime was reported. Area 2 Bolsa Chica Street and Brightwater Drive: A person drunk in public was reported at 12:49 a.m. Saturday. The caller said a man was confused about where he lived, but ended up handing his driver's...
  • Braving crocodiles, injuries

    Braving crocodiles, injuries
    Tom Jones was paddling through a southeastern river this summer when he felt a sudden motion that nearly jerked him off his board. Instinctively, he hardened his stance and tightened his hands around the paddle, which, he quickly realized, a crocodile had...
  • Reconnect with blessing

    Reconnect with blessing
    When the Rev. Christian Mondor began surfing, he was more of a menace to the waves than a blessing of them. The vicar emeritus at Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Church in Huntington Beach first hit the waves in the late 1930s. At the time, he lacked a...
  • Greer's OC: Happy hour all over the county

    Happy Hour Week in Orange County continues through Saturday. Restaurants, bars, pubs and breweries throughout Orange County are mixing and pouring their best drinks and offering tasty appetizers. Some restaurants are following themes, including a "haunted...
  • City Lights: Camaraderie formed in the water

    He wasn't a resident of Huntington Beach. But standing at Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway, where tributes to Hawaiian surfer Andy Irons dominated both sides of the intersection Monday, you wouldn't know it. As far as Surf City is concerned,...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Surf legend gets fitting farewell

    Growing up on the beaches of Laguna Beach, I have always thought of the surfing community as one large family — not always happy, but more importantly, one that will come together when needed and necessary. Just like it did once again for Joe Epps'...
  • Ocean wins in this surf contest

    Ocean wins in this surf contest
    Tanna Frederick will not be acting when she mounts her surfboard by the Huntington Beach Pier this weekend. But she wouldn't mind taking home an award. Frederick, the founder and co-organizer of Project Save Our Surf: SURF 24, will be among the actors...
  • Huntington soon to swell with surfing

    Huntington soon to swell with surfing
    The glow of the spotlight bathed two local favorites in a warm embrace a year ago. Whose turn will it be to shine center stage this time? The answer begins to reveal itself Saturday, the day the U.S. Open of Surfing gets underway at the Huntington...