RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Surfing

A collection of news and information related to Surfing published by this site and its partners.

Top Surfing Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • Surf City tourism is mixed blessing

    Surf City tourism is mixed blessing
    Summertime vacationers lounging on hotel balconies in Huntington Beach can see more than just waves crashing on the city's 8.5-mile ribbon of sand. There are also likely to be paintball warriors, volleyball players, dirt bikers, surf pros and, improbably,...
  • Surf-loving priests lead interfaith worshipers in a 'blessing of the waves'

    Surf-loving priests lead interfaith worshipers in a 'blessing of the waves'
    Even before the sun rose high enough to light the water Sunday morning, surfer Digger Green had paddled far into the Huntington Beach waves, taking a beating under the rough water. "This is my life," said the 52-year-old native of Queensland, Australia....
  • Watching the smoke signals in San Diego County

    Steve Lopez is in San Diego County reporting from the fires. He will file updates throughout the day. 5:00 p.m., Red Mountain Lane, Fallbrook I'm standing on the front porch of a house that no longer exists. The windows are gone. The front door is...
  • Mexican national arrested trying to smuggle marijuana ashore on surfboard

    Mexican national arrested trying to smuggle marijuana ashore on surfboard
    A 30-year-old Mexican national was arrested while trying to smuggle 24 pounds of marijuana ashore on a surfboard, the U.S. Border Patrol said. The suspect was spotted Sunday morning paddling north about 200 yards off Imperial Beach, near the Mexican...
  • Budget deal's oil-drilling component draws mixed reviews

    Budget deal's oil-drilling component draws mixed reviews
    It would be hard to find a lovelier spot to draw lines in the sand than East Beach on the day after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the door to new offshore oil drilling for the first time in 40 years. Sunshine glinted off bright blue water. Beach...
  • For veterans, a gift from the sea

    If you had seen Tatiana Reyes in the water at Zuma Beach last week, gliding smoothly toward the shore, you couldn't have guessed she was nearly killed in a crippling explosion while serving in Iraq. She looked like she could have been one of the surfing...
  • All a-board

    All a-board
    CRRRRRRRRRR-FLAP. A skateboard careens down a low steel handrail anchored to the floor, flipping around 180 degrees the moment it lands. Its lanky rider, once grounded, resumes what he's come here to do -- shop for clothes. SoCal board riders: Your mecca...
  • The Beachcomber Cafe: a cozy perch along the Malibu Pier

    The Beachcomber Cafe: a cozy perch along the Malibu Pier
    LOOKING seaward from Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, there's almost no sign of the Beachcomber Cafe, but if you're astraddle a surfboard in the ocean off Surfrider Beach, you probably have a pelican's-eye view of what's so special about the place --...
  • Designer Heidi Merrick's clothing line takes shape

    Designer Heidi Merrick's clothing line takes shape
    HEIDI MERRICK may not be a globe-trotting socialite from a high-profile family, but she is royalty. Surf royalty. Her father is Al Merrick, the legendary board shaper whose Channel Islands surfboards are what surf gods Tom Curren and Kelly Slater ride....
  • Richard Baker dies at 62; former Ocean Pacific president bridged surf industry and Wall Street

    Richard "Dick" Baker, who helped shape the surf apparel industry as president of the Surf Industry Manufacturers Assn. and president and chief executive of the iconic Ocean Pacific brand, has died. He was 62. Baker, who lived in San Clemente, died...
  • Walls of waves tackled at Mavericks

    Walls of waves tackled at Mavericks
    Mavericks, a rock-studded, once-secret surf spot named after a dog, looked for all the world Saturday like the Super Bowl of big wave riding as thousands of people streamed to this fishing hamlet to see two dozen surfers challenge one of the world's...