| May 9, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Summer is just around the corner, but its damaging rays and humidity have already arrived. We all know too much sun can damage skin and speed aging, while too much moisture can clog pores. With the right products, you can keep your skin safe from the...
| Mar 27, 2012
Larry Stevenson, a Venice Beach lifeguard who helped popularize skateboarding in the early 1960s by marketing his Makaha boards to riders eager to essentially surf on land, has died. He was 81.
Stevenson, who had Parkinson's disease, died Sunday at Santa...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Not everything is bigger in Texas.
The new Aquatica water park at SeaWorld San Antonio will be one-third the size and cost half as much as the innovative Aquatica water park at SeaWorld Orlando.
PHOTOS: Aquatica water park at SeaWorld San Antonio...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:57 PM
I walked into the wrestling room at Huntington Beach High last week and was immediately introduced to him by the Surfside USA Wrestling Club president Jim McLaughlin.
"Joe, I'd like you to meet someone," Jim said. "This is Bruce."
Bruce was going to...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:47 PM
The Assn. of Surfing Professionals 4-Star Vans Pier Classic, presented by Jack's Surfboards, is underway on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier, running through Sunday.
Some of the top young surfers in the world are out there, and for one local...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:58 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Above-average surf is expected in San Diego County this weekend, along with strong, gusty winds in mountain and desert areas.
This weekend, two large ocean swells will affect the beaches, creating high surf, difficult swimming conditions and...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:32 PM
They called it the "Time of Your Life."
The UCI Mind Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders took the crowd back to the psychedelic 1960s to raise funds forAlzheimer'sresearch at the institute.
And raise funds they did. Some 500...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 12:04 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The second of two large ocean swell events brought big surf Sunday to San Diego area beaches, according to the National Weather Service.
According to Lt. Greg Buchanan, the biggest surf was expected in the afternoon and would reach close...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive
Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Bob "Lefty" Phillips may or may not be the oldest surfer in Huntington Beach, but according to his granddaughter Ashlee Spuhler, the title is his.
At least until someone proves otherwise.
Phillips turned 83 this week, and also got out in the water on...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:00 PM
POIPU, Hawaii — The problem with loving a laid-back place so much is that you want to tell everybody about it, yet you don't want to tell anybody about it, lest it be spoiled.
So it is with Kauai, Hawaii's fourth-largest island and a vibrant, green...