| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:11 PM
One day about four years ago, before he rode what he calls "the wave," Garrett McNamara was driving in Fort Lauderdale with his wife, Nicole, when a group of teenagers pulled alongside his car and clamored to get his attention.
"These kids are all...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Re: "Proposed project hopes to lure young professionals to Costa Mesa's Westside," (June 21): It was a pleasant surprise to read that after all these years the Argo-Tech industrial site has found a suitable project that complies with the spirit and intent...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Quiksilver Inc. shares plunged 41% to $3.41 on Tuesday, a day after the surfwear company reported a sizable fall in its second-quarter earnings.
Shares of the Huntington Beach retailer, which owns its namesake brand as well as action-sports labels...
| Jun 17, 2013
Surf apparel company Quiksilver Inc. hasn't given investors much to be stoked about in recent years.
The Huntington Beach company owns some of the biggest brands in action sports: Quiksilver, Roxy, DC and others. Yet it has lost money each of the last...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Apple Inc., said it received 4,000 to 5,000 requests for customer data from U.S. officials during the six months ending in May, as it became the latest high-tech company to provide some details on its involvement in the National Security...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Billabong International Inc., a 40-year-old Australian surfwear company, reported its most dismal earnings ever as it wrote down the value of its namesake brand to zero.
For the fiscal year ended June 30, the business said it suffered a net loss of 859....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:17 PM
A top female professional surfer wants Huntington Beach surf clothing company Roxy to stop using sexy images of its sponsored female surfers and instead focus on their athleticism.
Three-time world champion surfer Cori Schumacher visited Roxy's offices...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:07 PM
A top women's surfer wants Orange County surf clothing company Roxy to stop using sexy images of its sponsored female surfers and instead focus on their athleticism.
Three-time world champion surfer Cori Schumacher hoped to send a message by...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Teen apparel brands have been losing their shirts, and it's not a fashion choice.
Against a backdrop of prolonged consumer stinginess, reinforced Friday by reports of a scant monthly increase in August retail sales, an anemic back-to-school...
| May 29, 2013
| 1:54 PM
On Friday, students from a Los Angeles school toured the grounds of the Bolsa Chica Conservancy in Huntington Beach and hiked through the mesa. The day before, 80 children from Stanford Elementary in Garden Grove visited the interpretive center. That same...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Animated fun: The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa continues its free outdoor Movie Mondays events with the Disney animated feature "Mulan" this Monday. Contests begin at 7:30 p.m., followed by the the movie at about 8 p.m. Patina Catering...