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  • Under Armour hopes to hit its stride in footwear with ClutchFit rollout

    Under Armour hopes to hit its stride in footwear with ClutchFit rollout
    Under Armour, which has wooed consumers with sweat-wicking T-shirts and other innovations, is banking on a new fabric that conforms to the foot like a second skin to help the company break into the crowded athletic shoe market. The Baltimore-based...
  • Guest post: A rundown of Target's Black Friday week sales

    Guest post: A rundown of Target's Black Friday week sales
    Editor's note: This is a guest post written by Jerry Tietjens of crazytowndeals.com. Walmart is having a big Pre-Black Friday Sale, Amazon begins their Black Friday Madness on the 24th, and now Target has announced that they too will be pushing a big...
  • Wedded: Kimberly Reis and Mario Soto

    Wedded: Kimberly Reis and Mario Soto
    Date: Aug. 10 Her story: Kimberly "Kimi" Reis, 29, grew up in Pigtown. She has worked in the dental field for 11 years and is a practice administrator at Elliott Family Dentistry in Linthicum. Her mother, Pam Reis, and grandparents, Bill and Shirley...
  • Spirit of late teammate lifts Colonial's boys to new heights

    Spirit of late teammate lifts Colonial's boys to new heights
    Marshall Condra was sound asleep at home on the tragic January night when he lost a teammate. Since that fateful day, Condra has had few waking hours where he hasn't thought of Tony Nguyen. Nguyen, a junior who could entertain Colonial's weightlifting...
  • Sneakers are not just for casual wear anymore

    Sneakers are not just for casual wear anymore
    Lately, I've been seeing a lot more sneakers and tennis shoes around town as part of everyday outfits. Of course, sneakers have always been critical for activities like going to the gym or traipsing around the city where you're vacationing because you're...
  • Shoe-hoo! Converse launches 'Simpsons' sneaker collection Saturday

    Shoe-hoo! Converse launches 'Simpsons' sneaker collection Saturday
    Converse and "The Simpsons" have collaborated on a collection of Chuck Taylor All Stars that hit retail on June 15. It seems completely appropriate that the longest-running scripted prime-time series in the history of American television would team up...
  • As the U.S. Open of Surfing's new title sponsor, Vans has plans

    As the U.S. Open of Surfing's new title sponsor, Vans has plans
    Although Cypress, Calif.-based Vans originally rolled to fame as a skate shoe brand, the VF Corp.-owned action sports label is set go big in its debut as the title sponsor of the U.S Open of Surfing when the event returns to Huntington Beach on July 20-...
  • A young man's fateful dance with death

    A young man's fateful dance with death
    Jesús García saw no reason to be afraid of death. "It's not good to fear anything," he once said. "Death is always around, but you've got to laugh at death." After leaving the hospital that afternoon in early May, he boarded the bus at Vermont and...
  • Top 10 news stories for 2012

    Top 10 news stories for 2012
    There's never a shortage of important stories in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, so choosing 10 is just skimming the top. These 10 most compelling stories are given in order of chronology. There are sad stories that end well and horrible stories...
  • Baltimore sees wedded blitz with Ravens-themed nuptials

    Baltimore sees wedded blitz with Ravens-themed nuptials
    At the December 2012 wedding of Leslie Lipinski and Devin Phillips, there were purple dresses for the bridesmaids. Purple Converse sneakers for the groomsmen. Purple-and-black decor. The 234 guests, many of them wearing Ravens jerseys, were invited to...
  • Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience

    Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience
    Liz Derubertis browsed stores at Arundel Mills mall Wednesday in search of a dress to wear to a wedding. The 26-year-old bartender and University of Maryland, Baltimore County student never shops for clothes online. "I'm too particular about the fit,...