| Oct 27, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Supertubos was at its death-defying best Tuesday as the third round and quarterfinals of the Rip Curl Pro Search were completed at the notorious venue in Peniche, Portugal. Still standing and neck-and-neck in the race for the world title are......
| Oct 26, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Fog has forced postponement of the Rip Curl Pro Search and the Rip Curl Womenâs Pro Search in Peniche, Portugal. The men's event has completed two rounds with the most notable heat involving nine-time world champion Kelly Slater losing to......
| Nov 16, 2008
Words & Ideas
Greg Hise Aloud at Central Library presents "Ground Truth: How We Talk About Los Angeles and Why This Matters," a conversation between the urban historian and D.J. Waldie, author of "Holy Land." www.aloudla.org. Richard J. Riordan...
| Dec 14, 2008
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $22.99) The final book in the "Twilight" saga finds Bella choosing immortality. || 18 ||
|| 2. || The Private Patient by P.D. James (Knopf: 25....
| Nov 11, 2008
Huntington Beach was a sleepy town until the early-1920s oil boom, but its main claim to fame would come after the father of modern surfing, Duke Kahanamoku, introduced the sport to the area a few years later. With eight miles of uninterrupted surf,...
| Jul 20, 2008
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....