| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 8:15 AM
7 a.m.: Venue opens
8 a.m.-7 p.m.: Festival Village open
8-11:27 a.m.: Men's Surf (round 4, heats 1-8)
8 a.m.-Noon: Open Skate (Public Park)
8 a.m.-7 p.m.: Nike, Inc. Retail Store open
10-11:30 a.m.: Surfers' Hall of Fame ceremony...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 6:35 PM
The U.S. Open of Surfing is heading into its final weekend at the Huntington Beach Pier.
In the thick of it all is Ian "Kanga" Cairns, who many will tell you, was a key figure in bringing the famed contest to where it stands today.
At 10 a.m. today,...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 5:03 PM
Things were quite different when Randy Lewis surfed for the first time 49 years ago.
There was no video, no Internet, no media hoopla surrounding surfing, the way the sport is covered from all angles today, he said. Lewis is far from complaining. In...