| 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...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:26 PM
This year saw the passing of many notable people from Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. Whether they were lost to age, illness or tragedy, they are remembered here.
Abdulrahman M. Alyahyan, 17; Nozad al-Hamawendi, 17; Cecilia Zamora, 17; Aurora Cabrera, 16,...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Lian Murray, an influential surf clothing designer whose career encompassed such high-end brands as Hurley, Quiksilver and Billabong, died Sunday at the age of 54.
The Newport Beach resident died at Hoag Hospital several days after suffering an asthma...
| 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,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Deborah Aldrete Hoppe
Deborah (Debbie) Aldrete Hoppe of Piedmont, CA, passed away suddenly on Friday, November 8, 2013. Debbie’s motto was, “family and friends first.” She was a devoted and loyal wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Discover reading: The Barnes & Noble bookseller at Bella Terra, 7881 Edinger Ave., No. 110, Huntington Beach, is hosting a Discovery Friday event Nov. 22 featuring a full day of activities for the entire family, along with giveaways and book signings....
| 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,...