| 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...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 11:53 AM
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| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:11 AM
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Going with the flow.
That's the way Brett Simpson is approaching this year's U.S. Open of Surfing.
Simpson has been at the top of his game at his home break the last two years, winning the coveted Men's title consecutively.
The 26-year-old Huntington...
| 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,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Remember the days when the surfing contests were all about the surfing and not about the sponsors?
Well, those days are back.
OK, not really. But, for the moment anyway, Huntington Beach's U.S. Open of Surfing — the largest surf contest in the...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Nike Inc. is selling off its Cole Haan shoes and accessories brand and its Umbro soccer-related company in order to focus on its namesake products.
The company wants to focus on Nike gear such as its new digital FuelBand fitness tracker, as well as items...
| Jul 22, 2012
Images of hippie-era love beads and Native American-inspired headbands can condemn beading in jewelry and accessories to appearing quaint at best. But the artisan level of contemporary beaders crafting today's fashion jewelry and accessories puts that...
| Jun 3, 2012
Listening to a presentation by an expert on workplace wardrobes, I realized my closet is so replete with fashion violations it should be burned to the ground, covered with concrete and then burned again for good measure.
I dress, apparently, like an...