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  • Natural Perspectives: A photographic tour of Surf City's varied scene

    Natural Perspectives: A photographic tour of Surf City's varied scene
    While Vic was out on the ocean this past weekend, searching for pelagic birds on a trip with Sea and Sage Audubon, I went to photography boot camp. Ralph Velasco, a noted local travel photographer, teaches this great refresher course periodically at...
  • Down on Main Street

    Down on Main Street
    He's traveled far and wide to the some of the most desired surf spots in the world, but no matter the exotic destination, Main Street, Huntington Beach, will always remain a magical place for Andy Verdone. It's where the Huntington Beach High surf...
  • Haakenson: Schwarzstein-Cairns among locals to be honored at Surfing Walk of Fame

    Haakenson: Schwarzstein-Cairns among locals to be honored at Surfing Walk of Fame
    The U.S. Open of Surfing has become something incredible. It's the biggest surfing contest in the world, with men's winner receiving a check for $100,000. I was down there Monday checking things out and I heard Rick "Rockin' Fig" Fignetti say on the...
  • Saved by a little luck and clear thinking

    Saved by a little luck and clear thinking
    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...
  • The Boardroom joins US Open of Surfing

    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....
  • Painting at the minimum

    Painting at the minimum
    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,...
  • Virgen's View: A perfect day for Surf's Up For Down Syndrome

    Virgen's View: A perfect day for Surf's Up For Down Syndrome
    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...
  • City Lights: A life's legacy outside of politics

    City Lights: A life's legacy outside of politics
    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:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...