| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Surf clothing designer
Lian Murray, 54, an innovator in surfwear design who helped build the Hurley brand to prominence in the field, died Nov. 3 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, several days after suffering an acute asthma attack,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — As Brazil's economy powered forward over the last decade and millions rose out of poverty, shiny new shopping malls popped up as testament to a more prosperous society.
In these temples of consumption, well-to-do families and...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Huntington Beach surf apparel company Quiksilver Inc. has sold its snowboard subsidiary Mervin Manufacturing for $58 million and plans to sell some other non-core businesses as it moves to focus on its top-selling brands.
Quiksilver's chief executive,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Quiksilver Inc. of Huntington Beach has sold its licensed apparel subsidiary, Hawk Designs Inc., to Sherman Oaks-based Cherokee Inc. for $19 million, the companies announced Monday.
Hawk Designs, which Quiksilver acquired in 2000, owns a line of...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Ever lust after a product displayed in a store that’s closed for the day? Or struggle to find the item you saw in a magazine or YouTube advertisement? Maybe you’re curious about something on a shelf but can’t find a salesperson to...