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  • His stunts drive Web traffic

    His stunts drive Web traffic
    Race car driver Ken Block speeds down a narrow band of asphalt in his souped-up Ford Fiesta, careening through the "Back to the Future" set on Universal Studios' back lot. The speedometer flies toward 80. Block's eyes are fixed on the road as he...
  • Former Disney executive Andy Mooney lands at Quiksilver

    A little over a year after his surprise departure from Walt Disney Co. as head of consumer products, Andy Mooney has been named chief executive of sports apparel company Quiksilver. During his 11 years at Disney, Mooney was known for building the...
  • Joe Surf: Nike, Hurley and Converse leave U.S. Open sponsorless

    Remember the days when the surfing contests were all about the surfing and not about the sponsors? Well, those days are back. OK, not really. But, for the moment anyway, Huntington Beach's U.S. Open of Surfing — the largest surf contest in the...
  • Joe Surf: Jack's strikes back to win Surf Shop Challenge

    It could not have been pleasant for those at Jack's Surfboards to watch the Oakley Surf Shop Challenge the past few years. Right in their own backyard, across the street from their shop at Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street and down on the south...
  • A Penny board sold is a skill learned

    A Penny board sold is a skill learned
    When 12-year-old Corona del Mar Middle School student Jordan Pratt asked his parents for a trendy new skateboard, he was told that he'd have to work for it, but not by mowing lawns. Jordan could have his skateboard if he helped Diane Pratt, his mother,...
  • Mixing love and a little whiskey

    Mixing love and a little whiskey
    For some, love and whiskey dance quite fluidly with each other. That may just be true for Irvine residents Sarah and Mike Dowdell, owners of the new Love & Whiskey boutique they opened last month at the Park Place shopping center in Irvine. "We both...
  • A hodad's tale: 20 years at Hawaii's famed Pipeline surf contest

    A hodad's tale: 20 years at Hawaii's famed Pipeline surf contest
    My name is Gary Warner and I am a hodad. For those who aren't familiar with archaic surfer slanger, a hodad originally was the kind of Southern California guy who greased his hair and wore white T-shirts and cared more about working on his hotrods than...
  • What denim brands are slipping into

    What denim brands are slipping into
    Denim, a simple, sturdy and relatively inexpensive material, has been associated with manual labor for much of its 200-plus-year history in the United States. But the indigo-dyed cotton fabric has undergone a transformation in the last few decades,...
  • Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna

    Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna
    With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping. There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
  • The mall issue: Fashion Island

    The mall issue: Fashion Island
    Location: 401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Off East Coast Highway roughly between Jamboree Road and MacArthur Parkway. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun. Known for: "Overlooking the ocean,...
  • Mick Fanning wins ASP World Tour Quiksilver Pro France; Kelly Slater scores a perfect 10

     
    Reigning ASP World Tour champion Mick Fanning bested current ASP Tour No.1-ranked Kelly Slater Saturday to win the Quiksilver Pro France, victorious in a hard-fought final on pumping 6- to 8-foot barrels at Les Culs Nus Beach. "That was difficult,"......