| 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,...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:04 AM
For 16-year-old Conner Reeves, March 2 was just another Saturday morning to go surfing — until he found himself saving a man's life.
"My friend had a competition down at Golden West. I never surf there, so I just went with her just to surf there...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:57 PM
I walked into the wrestling room at Huntington Beach High last week and was immediately introduced to him by the Surfside USA Wrestling Club president Jim McLaughlin.
"Joe, I'd like you to meet someone," Jim said. "This is Bruce."
Bruce was going to...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:47 PM
The Assn. of Surfing Professionals 4-Star Vans Pier Classic, presented by Jack's Surfboards, is underway on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier, running through Sunday.
Some of the top young surfers in the world are out there, and for one local...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Bob "Lefty" Phillips may or may not be the oldest surfer in Huntington Beach, but according to his granddaughter Ashlee Spuhler, the title is his.
At least until someone proves otherwise.
Phillips turned 83 this week, and also got out in the water on...
| 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...