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  • 'Invisibility' wetsuit promises protection in land of killer sharks

    'Invisibility' wetsuit promises protection in land of killer sharks
    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...
  • YLEAP helps youth, environment grow

    YLEAP helps youth, environment grow
    Ann Nghiem enjoys the transformation the Bolsa Chica Wetlands undergo each season. Like the wetlands, Nghiem, 18, has transformed in a year's time after participating in the inaugural session of the Bolsa Chica Conservancy's Youth Leadership in...
  • Notable passings of 2013

    Notable passings of 2013
    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,...
  • Cherokee Inc. acquires Tony Hawk apparel line from Quiksilver

    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...
  • Clothing designer Lian Murray dies at 54

    Clothing designer Lian Murray dies at 54
    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...
  • PASSINGS: Lian Murray dies at 54; surf clothing designer

    PASSINGS: Lian Murray dies at 54; surf clothing designer
    Lian Murray 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,...
  • Deborah Aldrete Hoppe

    Deborah Aldrete Hoppe
    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...
  • Retail Therapy: Building up to Black Friday

    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....
  • Quiksilver shedding businesses to focus on top brands

    Quiksilver shedding businesses to focus on top brands
    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,...
  • Quiksilver sells its snowboard subsidiary

    Huntington Beach surf apparel company Quiksilver Inc. said it sold its snowboard subsidiary, Mervin Manufacturing, for $58 million and plans to sell other non-core businesses as it refocuses its strategy on its top-selling brands. Quiksilver Chief...
  • Quiksilver ends sponsorship of surfer Kelly Slater

    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...