| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:51 PM
A couple hundred people paddled out on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier Sunday while hundreds more lined the pier or stood on the sand to honor Surfline.com founder Sean Collins, who died of a heart attack Dec. 26.
Collins' two sons, Tyler and...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:48 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 11:15 AM
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.
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:49 PM
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...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:59 PM
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....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:05 PM
"Surfing is not a crime."
That's what 11-time Assn. of Surfing Professionals champ Kelly Slater tweeted when he found out last month that 40-year-old Rex Flodstrom was arrested by Chicago police for — wait for it — surfing off the shores of...
| 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,...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:52 AM
Death was but a few moments from Pete Statti as he lay face down in the water in Huntington Beach three months ago when he experienced a life-altering surfing accident.
Angels must've been watching over him, he now thinks, as a fellow surfer turned...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Well into his 70s, Terry Martin could be found most days in his Dana Point workshop sanding blocks of polyurethane foam into precision-shaped surfboards. With his big white beard and barrel chest, Martin looked like Santa riding out a blizzard of swirling...
| Feb 5, 2011
LeRoy Grannis, a noted photographer whose widely printed images captured and popularized the surf culture of California as it exploded in the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 93.
Grannis, who also co-founded what is now Surfing magazine, died Thursday of...
| Aug 4, 2011
Pioneering surfboard maker Gordie Duane was helping to transform Huntington Beach into a surfing capital when he received the city's first ticket — for surfing illegally.
The surfboard shop he opened at the foot of the town's pier in 1956 also...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 6:20 PM
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