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  • PASSINGS: Lian Murray dies at 54; surf clothing designer

    PASSINGS: Lian Murray dies at 54; surf clothing designer
    Lian Murray Surf clothing designer Lian Murray, 54, an innovator in surfwear design who helped build the Hurley brand to prominence in the field, died Nov. 3 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, several days after suffering an acute asthma attack,...
  • Billabong's brand value drops -- to zero!

    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....
  • Quiksilver shedding businesses to focus on top brands

    Quiksilver shedding businesses to focus on top brands
    Huntington Beach surf apparel company Quiksilver Inc. has sold its snowboard subsidiary Mervin Manufacturing for $58 million and plans to sell some other non-core businesses as it moves to focus on its top-selling brands. Quiksilver's chief executive,...
  • 'Invisibility' wetsuit promises protection in land of killer sharks

    'Invisibility' wetsuit promises protection in land of killer sharks
    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...
  • Quiksilver sells its snowboard subsidiary

    Quiksilver sells its snowboard subsidiary
    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. Quiksilver Chief...
  • Retail Therapy: 'Mulan' onscreen at Movie Mondays

    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...
  • YLEAP helps youth, environment grow

    YLEAP helps youth, environment grow
    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...
  • Film Review: 'Drift'

    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...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (July 29-Aug. 2, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. 2 Guns Distributor: Universal Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg make for a very enjoyable pair of double-crossed undercover...
  • Notable passings of 2013

    Notable passings of 2013
    This year saw the passing of many notable people from Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. Whether they were lost to age, illness or tragedy, they are remembered here. Abdulrahman M. Alyahyan, 17; Nozad al-Hamawendi, 17; Cecilia Zamora, 17; Aurora Cabrera, 16,...
  • Surfer calls on Roxy to change ads

     Surfer calls on Roxy to change ads
    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...
  • World champion surfer asks Roxy to dump sexy ads

    World champion surfer asks Roxy to dump sexy ads
    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...