| 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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
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...
| 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,...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 7:02 PM
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.
| 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...