| 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,...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Linda Beutel says her daughter, Liz, is not that much different than any other 15-year-old.
Liz is boy crazy and she's into her iPhone and iPad. She'll sometimes say: "Have you seen Taylor Lautner's abs? Wow!"
Liz and her family live in Irvine, not...
| 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.
| Nov 14, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Saturday afternoon, I sat in a cramped, paper-laden office inside Don the Beachcomber — the kind of setting that evokes thoughts of long hours and minute detail — and listened to a man on a computer screen talk about leaving reality behind:...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The Boardroom will join the festivities of this year's Vans US Open of Surfing.
The freestanding, climate-controlled pavilion will be held alongside the world's largest surfing festival between July 23 to 27, during the last week of the competition....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Dave Reynolds gave his new exhibit at the International Surfing Museum the title "Minimal Surf."
An alternate name for it, which admittedly sounds like a spice or a cologne, could be "Essence of Surfer."
Reynolds, the museum's exhibits director,...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Sorry for going all "artsy" on you, but when you really think about it, surfers are artists. You could say the board is their paintbrush, and the wave is their canvas.
For Drew Brophy, the whole surfer-artist thing is more literal than figurative.
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:49 PM
The stereotype of a typical surfer surely has evolved from the days when the pot-smoking slacker Jeff Spicoli ordered a pizza delivered to Mr. Hand's history class in the movie "Fast Times at Ridgemont High."
We can thank people like some of those...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Surfer Kelly Slater may hail from Florida, but if he ever had any doubt that he's welcome in Huntington Beach, he'll know for sure Tuesday.
That evening, Mayor Joe Carchio plans to present the 10-time world champion with the Key to Surf City....
| Oct 27, 2010
| 4:16 PM
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...