| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The event: “The Spirit of Otis Fashion,” the 22nd annual scholarship benefit and fashion show, raised funds for the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles with a black-tie dinner, cocktail reception and awards ceremony, all leading up...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:49 AM
They say it is the most challenging time of life, and also the most wondrous. How did any of us survive our teenage years?
Recently, the Westin South Coast Plaza welcomed Lauri Burns, founder of the Teen Project, as keynote speaker for a spring event...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Quiksilver announced Tuesday that it had ended its more than 20-year sponsorship of surfer Kelly Slater.
Slater, one of the world’s most recognizable surfers and athletes, has been sponsored by the Huntington Beach-based action sports company...
| 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...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Otis College of Art and Design added a new element to the mix for its 31st annual scholarship benefit and fashion show Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton -- an honor called the Style Icon Award, which was presented to Sally Perrin, L.A.-based creative...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Can a wetsuit protect a diver from sharks? In Western Australia, where shark attacks (although still rare) have risen sharply, officials and scientists alike are testing whether the answer may lie in fashion.
So, when it comes to avoiding sharks, is...
| 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...