| 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...
| 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....
| Sep 23, 2015
| 2:46 PM
The U.S. Open is back!
No, not that U.S. Open. The U.S. Open of Stand Up Paddling starts Saturday and will continue through Oct. 4 on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier.
Called the Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam last year, the event combines...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...