| 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 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...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:46 PM
A high-surf advisory is in effect along the Southern California coast through Saturday, and a dangerous riptide has taken the life of at least one swimmer, officials said Tuesday.
A good Samaritan pulled a Huntington Beach swimmer caught in a riptide...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:47 PM
Surfers enjoyed this winter's first strong swell Wednesday, and are looking forward to even better waves forecast for Friday.
The biggest local surf was north of the Huntington Beach pier, where the west swell broke with wave faces as high as 15 feet,...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 11:23 AM
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego lifeguards closed the Ocean Beach pier early Friday due to dangerously high waves and riptides.
The pier was closed at 3:20 a.m., according to a San Diego lifeguard dispatcher. There were no other closures to report, he said.
| Jan 7, 2012
| 10:59 PM
Farrah Hall spends most of her life traveling around the world, windsurfing. The pictures and other images she posts on her Facebook page from places like Australia and the south of France seem pretty glamorous, but the reality for the 30-year-old Hall is...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 10:57 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A big ocean swell is expected to draw out thousands of surfers along the San Diego County coast today, where head-high waves or bigger will be rolling in again Saturday.
Two distant storms churned up the Pacific this week, initially...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:58 PM
With all the surf culture icons gathered by the Huntington Beach Pier on Sunday morning, it may take the creator of the universe to steal the show.
Of course, that's the intention.
At the fifth annual Blessing of the Waves, an interfaith service...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 9:56 AM
"Hey broken-nose girl," the redoubtable Stew sang from the stage of Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art on Saturday night, addressing Chicago, the commissioned topic of much of his pair of weekend performances. "I hear you're second to none. I don't know...