| Mar 6, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The Red Bull Switchboard, a one-day surfing and snowboarding competition that takes collegiate athletes from Huntington Beach and San Diego, to Big Bear Lake, is Saturday.
The action sports event, which has invited 500 college students from more than...
| Mar 3, 2013
The mix of casual and glam is what has made Paris-based jewelry designer Aurélie Bidermann a fashion world favorite. She's made modern-day heirlooms out of one-of-a-kind pieces of vintage cotton lace, dipping them into 18-karat gold, and molding them into...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:13 PM
Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have begun dredging sediment in the Santa Ana River Marsh in Newport Beach — some of which is being piped just offshore for beach replenishment, drawing concerns from residents.
The roughly $5-...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:17 AM
HOOD RIVER, Ore. - This town full of extreme-sports nuts owes its late-20th century renaissance to windsurfing and other water sports - things you might think of in summer. Add four craft breweries and you get a town of sports nuts and beer nuts.
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:36 AM
It's not every day that people get the chance to do something creative that they're not only passionate about, but also pays their bills.
Toes on the Nose window dresser Sydney Hensler says she got lucky.
"It's something I never expected to do, but it...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:58 PM
An 11-day effort to collect clothes and other supplies for victims of Hurricane Sandy has packed a local surfwear company's warehouse and the donated goods are now on their way to the East Coast in a U-Haul truck.
"We nearly filled the entire warehouse,...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:10 AM
EUREKA, Calif. -- Crews called off a search for the last of three family members swept out to sea in powerful surf while looking for their dog.
Despite heavy fog, the Coast Guard had searched through the weekend for a 16-year-old boy swept out to see...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 12:21 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The search was called off Monday for a teenager whose parents were killed after they plunged into the cold, powerful surf in Northern California in a nightmarish chain of events that started when their son tried to save the...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:54 PM
Donnie Dumain wanted to lend a helping hand to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy. A local company gave him an opportunity.
On Wednesday, the Costa Mesa resident dropped off two boxes filled with clothes at Buccaneer Board Riders, a Costa Mesa-based...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 11:19 AM
COLLEGE PARK EASTER EGG HUNT: 9 a.m. Saturday; Albert Park, Edgewater Drive, Orlando; free; collegeparkorlando.org.
EASTER EGG HUNT: 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Central Park, Park Avenue, Winter Park; free; 407-599-3203.
EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: egg...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Reporting from Ko Olina, Oahu - My 11-year-old daughter, Hannah, has wanted to visit Hawaii since Disney's "Lilo & Stitch" movie came out in 2002.
The wacky animated movie about a Hawaiian girl who adopts a pet that turns out to be an alien was filled...