| Aug 4, 2010
| 4:43 PM
Things are beginning to really heat up at the Huntington Beach Pier.
Today marks the stretch run for the U.S. Open of Surfing presented by Hurley, Nike 6.0 and Converse, a four-day blitz of sports and entertainment action that will culminate with...
| Aug 9, 2010
| 12:24 PM
Judging from the tributes made by fellow surfers at his induction Thursday, Rick Fignetti has been a local hero for quite some time.
Now, though, it's written in stone — literally.
Fignetti, a 10-time West Coast Surfing Champion and owner of the...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 3:13 PM
Just double it once more, and we'll call it a day.
When the festivities died down at this year's U.S. Open of Surfing, that was the thought that lingered in our minds.
For the second straight year, the world-famous surfing competition proved to be a...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 4:06 PM
Huntington Surf & Sport is slashing prices the day after Christmas. The doors open Sunday at 8 a.m. at all four Huntington Beach locations. Almost everything in the store (excluding surfboards and wetsuits) are reduced 20% to 50% Sunday through Tuesday....
| Jun 21, 2015
| 6:28 PM
Surfing history was made in Huntington Beach this weekend.
On Saturday, 66 surfers rode a giant 1,300-pound board, setting a world record for the most people to ride a surfboard.
At least in the eyes of Guinness World Records.
"Today you had 66...
| Jul 11, 2015
| 11:41 AM
The waters off Huntington Beach were reopened to the public Saturday morning, a day after officials said a surfer was bumped by a 7-foot-long baby great white shark.
“Beachgoers are back in the water and it looks like a regular Saturday in summer,...
| Jul 11, 2015
| 3:54 PM
Inside a nondescript Westside Costa Mesa warehouse, folks from all over are partaking in a kind of waterless surfing.
They stand up on a Si Board — reminiscent of a skim board — to work muscle groups, practice their form and perfect that...
| May 20, 2015
| 6:05 PM
More than a dozen juvenile great white sharks were spotted Tuesday night in the waters off Sunset Beach in Huntington Beach, police said.
A helicopter with the Huntington Beach Police Department spotted 13 6- to 10-foot sharks feeding in the water about...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:08 PM
2014 will end in less than a week, and already the year-end lists have started to roll out. As the new year approaches, we asked some of the movers and shakers in the local arts community to name the highlights — and low lights — of the past...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:33 PM
When he was a young man, Hobie Alter had a clear vision of his future: He didn't want a job that would require hard-soled shoes, and he didn't want to work east of Pacific Coast Highway.
The son of a second-generation orange grower,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Surfing legends and others who have made an impact on the world of water sports will be honored during two ceremonies this week in Huntington Beach.
The Surfing Walk of Fame will induct its 21st class at 10 a.m. Thursday in front of Jack's Surfboards off...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:56 PM
It took somebody special to knock Huntington Beach native Brett Simpson out of his hometown competition.
Brazil's Filipe Toledo, one of the best aerial surfers in the world, made that clear by dominating the final for his first U.S. Open of Surfing...