| Dec 3, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Huntington Beach surf apparel company Quiksilver Inc. said it sold its snowboard subsidiary, Mervin Manufacturing, for $58 million and plans to sell other non-core businesses as it refocuses its strategy on its top-selling brands.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:08 AM
A top female professional surfer wants Orange County surf clothing company Roxy to stop using sexy images of its sponsored female surfers and instead focus on their athleticism.
Three-time world champion surfer Cori Schumacher said she plans to visit...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:07 PM
A top women's surfer wants Orange County surf clothing company Roxy to stop using sexy images of its sponsored female surfers and instead focus on their athleticism.
Three-time world champion surfer Cori Schumacher hoped to send a message by...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:17 PM
A top female professional surfer wants Huntington Beach surf clothing company Roxy to stop using sexy images of its sponsored female surfers and instead focus on their athleticism.
Three-time world champion surfer Cori Schumacher visited Roxy's offices...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Teen apparel brands have been losing their shirts, and it's not a fashion choice.
Against a backdrop of prolonged consumer stinginess, reinforced Friday by reports of a scant monthly increase in August retail sales, an anemic back-to-school...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Animated fun: The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa continues its free outdoor Movie Mondays events with the Disney animated feature "Mulan" this Monday. Contests begin at 7:30 p.m., followed by the the movie at about 8 p.m. Patina Catering...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Can a wetsuit protect a diver from sharks? In Western Australia, where shark attacks (although still rare) have risen sharply, officials and scientists alike are testing whether the answer may lie in fashion.
So, when it comes to avoiding sharks, is...
| Jun 17, 2013
Surf apparel company Quiksilver Inc. hasn't given investors much to be stoked about in recent years.
The Huntington Beach company owns some of the biggest brands in action sports: Quiksilver, Roxy, DC and others. Yet it has lost money each of the last...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Ann Nghiem enjoys the transformation the Bolsa Chica Wetlands undergo each season.
Like the wetlands, Nghiem, 18, has transformed in a year's time after participating in the inaugural session of the Bolsa Chica Conservancy's Youth Leadership in...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:30 AM
The story of the enterprising Kelly brothers and how they ignited an Australian surfing and surfwear revolution is such an irresistible underdog story that, if it weren't true, someone would have to make it up. Which is effectively what the makers of...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided.
Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg make for a very enjoyable pair of double-crossed undercover...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Billabong International Inc., a 40-year-old Australian surfwear company, reported its most dismal earnings ever as it wrote down the value of its namesake brand to zero.
For the fiscal year ended June 30, the business said it suffered a net loss of 859....