| Jul 31, 2011
You may not have your own version of Ryan Gosling's Jacob Palmer character waiting in the wings to make you (or your fashion-challenged mate) over the way he did Steve Carell's Cal Weaver in "Crazy, Stupid, Love." But the movie's costume designer Dayna...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 2:24 PM
It's said that all good things must come to an end.
Late Wednesday morning at the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier, Brett Simpson's two-year reign did just that.
The Huntington Beach athlete was among the Men's Prime Draw, Round 1 heat...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:05 PM
It wasn't long ago that long-time Laguna Beach resident Pat O'Connell would have been a must-watch at the U.S. Open of Surfing.
Between 1998 and 2005, O'Connell — who turns 40 in late-September — was a force in the Men's competition,...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:24 PM
Orange County has never seen anything quite like the new Fixtures Living, a one-stop, wonderfully interactive showroom for premium kitchen, bath and outdoor living products at South Coast Collection in Costa Mesa.
It's an emporium of state-of-the-art...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Who doesn’t love a pair of classic Converse Chuck Taylors? After that, jump up the style ladder more than a few rungs with a pair of kicks that will make heads turn.
New this winter is Puma’s Urban Swift shoes, right, which look like motion...
| Oct 10, 2011
After her breakthrough as a makeup artist — doing the face of soon-to-be-super model Naomi Campbell for the cover of Vogue — Bobbi Brown found the world was her palette. And yet the world was not enough. However applied, most products appeared...
| Nov 13, 2011
On a recent fall evening, three young women walk down Beverly Boulevard together toward Jerry's Deli. They're dressed in vertiginous high heels, cut-off frayed denim shorts, sheer peasant blouses and, for the tallest in the group, a floppy brown suede...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2012
Right now, there's a good chance Laguna Beach's James Pribram is on a standup paddleboard, off the Southern California coast probably in North San Diego County.
Whether or not he's having fun is debatable, but there is no doubt Pribram is doing something...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:56 PM
It has been billed as the place to be, worldwide, for action sports enthusiasts. Year in and year out, it hasn't failed to live up to that claim.
The Nike U.S. Open of Surfing launches nine days of continuous action Saturday at the Huntington Beach Pier....