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  • Heats are on at the pier

    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...
  • Fignetti named Local Hero

    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...
  • Editorial: Give women one more boost

    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...
  • Police Files

    Area 1 No significant crime was reported. Area 2 Bolsa Chica Street and Brightwater Drive: A person drunk in public was reported at 12:49 a.m. Saturday. The caller said a man was confused about where he lived, but ended up handing his driver's...
  • Braving crocodiles, injuries

    Braving crocodiles, injuries
    Tom Jones was paddling through a southeastern river this summer when he felt a sudden motion that nearly jerked him off his board. Instinctively, he hardened his stance and tightened his hands around the paddle, which, he quickly realized, a crocodile had...
  • 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...
  • Joe Surf: Old school surfing contest

    The best surfers in the world will be out here starting Sunday and throughout next week as the ASP World Tour makes a stop at Trestles. But for those who prefer going old school to the shredders on short boards, there is an alternative. The Doheny...
  • Greer's OC: Save big on surf brands

    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....
  • In The Pipeline: Three descriptive essays force tie in contest

    In The Pipeline: Three descriptive essays force tie in contest
    This year's In The Pipeline student journalism competition produced many more entries than last year, making the judging extra tough. In fact, this year, we have a tie for first place — a three-way tie at that. Congratulations to Andrea Resnick...
  • Joe Surf: Brophy puts it all out there for his art

    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. He'...
  • Joe Surf: 'The disease can't stop us from surfing'

    Joe Surf: 'The disease can't stop us from surfing'
    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...
  • Surfing star Slater to get key to city

    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....