| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Curtains came down on the Munsters in 1966 — long before I was born.
So imagine my surprise Friday when I noticed the Munster Koach trundling down Main Street with a full-throated rumble. The 18-foot vehicle sported a brass radiator and fenders,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Huntington Beach has one more surf event to get in before the last rays of summer have left the shore. The third annual Surf City Days is set for Sept. 14 and 15 at the pier and downtown area.
Like the recent U.S. Open of Surfing, the event will...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:37 PM
After settling a lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister Co., Robb Havassy ended up with 365 surfboards.
Ever since then, he's set out to diminish that number. On Thursday, he'll be raffling off 150 of the boards in Huntington Beach.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Broken surfboards, packaging material, styrofoam, paints, thinners and resin.
These are just a few ingredients in Janessa Bookout's "green" sculptures.
Although the 31-year-old Huntington Beach resident has a background in traditional fine art, she is...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:48 PM
It could not have been pleasant for those at Jack's Surfboards to watch the Oakley Surf Shop Challenge the past few years.
Right in their own backyard, across the street from their shop at Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street and down on the south...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:01 PM
There is no shortage of good films in the Action Sports series at the 2012 Newport Film Festival, which wraps up Thursday night, but there is one that is more than just a good film.
It's a history lesson.
The documentary "Boardroom," which will play...
| May 23, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Father Christian Mondor has been named community grand marshal for this year's Huntington Beach Fourth of July Parade, which means he won't be riding on his usual float with other religious leaders.
But he can still have the horse-drawn trolley —...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:26 PM
"It's not for the faint of heart," Tom Brashears said as he stood near the Huntington Beach Pier on Friday night, watching the few surfers who had made it over the crashing waves to pay a hard-earned tribute to his son.
The friends and family of Austin...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:37 PM
We hear it when the surfing superstars of the world make their little comments about the waves in Huntington Beach.
They say it all the time, and they were saying it during the U.S. Open a few weeks ago. After Lakey Peterson won the women's title, she...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Al Merrick has shaped surfboards for some of the best surfers in the world and is considered by many the best shaper in the world.
But he holds another title that is more important than any other: grandpa.
Merrick is the grandfather of Daisy Love...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:17 PM
The Oakley Surf Shop Challenge has come up with a new twist to its concept of team surfing competitions, and this one will feature some of the best high school surfers in the area.
The Oakley Orange County High School Surf Team Challenge will be held...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Ten high school surf teams. One winner.
They held the Oakley High School Surf Team Challenge last Saturday at 54th Street in Newport Beach, a new aspect of Oakley's Surf Shop Challenge series, featuring Orange County's top high school surfers.