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  • Nike ditches Cole Haan and Umbro shoe and soccer brands

    Nike ditches Cole Haan and Umbro shoe and soccer brands
    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...
  • Beads come of age

    Beads come of age
    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...
  • Avoid a dressing-down: Update your wardrobe

    Avoid a dressing-down: Update your wardrobe
    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...
  • Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna

    Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna
    With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping. There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
  • Dennis Rodman's sentencing delayed

    ORANGE — Dennis Rodman hasn't rebounded from his personal and financial woes. The former NBA star, whose loud parties once riled his Newport Beach neighbors, made an appearance Tuesday at the Lamoreaux Justice Center, where he faced possible jail...
  • 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...
  • Haakenson: Pribram on his way to Tijuana for a great cause

    Haakenson: Pribram on his way to Tijuana for a great cause
    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...
  • U.S. Open of Surfing begins action-filled days Saturday

    U.S. Open of Surfing begins action-filled days Saturday
    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....
  • U.S. Open of Surfing Schedule

    Thursday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Nike US Open Retail Store open * Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Nike US Open Retail Store open 9-11 a.m.: Converse Open Skate (Under-10), Public Skate Bowl 9-11 a.m.: Nike Skateboarding Open Skate (Under-10), Public Street Course...
  • Simpson advances in U.S. Open heats

    Simpson advances in U.S. Open heats
    Brett Simpson was happy to move on through. Dane Reynolds was relieved to survive difficult conditions. Two of the world's top surfers were among several athletes Tuesday to win their heats and advance at the 2012 Nike U.S. Open of Surfing Men's Prime...