| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Photographer Robert Scoble, 49, of Half Moon Bay, Calif., swears by Scottevest vests because they have pockets aplenty for the tools of his trade. "I'm loyal to the brand," said Scoble, who "liked" Scottevest on his Facebook page.
Most of us pledge...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:33 PM
If you're a fan of both Charles Schulz's "Peanuts" characters and Vans' skate-influenced kicks, prepare to pop a full-on Snoopy happy dance because the footwear brand is about to reissue some rare '80s-era prints featuring Charlie Brown and company....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:46 PM
It only took minutes for the hundreds of amateur and professional skateboarders who attended the opening Saturday of the Vans Off the Wall Skatepark to seemingly cover every available surface.
Each rail, ledge and pool coping was grinded. Each stair...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:55 PM
A vast but vacant Sears Roebuck & Co. product distribution center in Boyle Heights — a landmark in East Los Angeles since the 1920s — has sold for $29 million to a Los Angeles developer who plans to bring it back to life, perhaps with housing,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:14 AM
We're only five days into the charity 'stache-growing season and the Movember movement, now in its 10th year, seems to be sprouting up all over the place, from the "Today" show anchor desk to 7 For All Mankind Kind jeans to the Internet -- where Yahoo...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:44 PM
New Hampshire-based Team Timberland decamped to West Hollywood's Chateau Marmont on Tuesday night to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the label's iconic yellow boot -- and highlight the apparel program it's relaunching for fall.
The boots were out in...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Although Cypress, Calif.-based Vans originally rolled to fame as a skate shoe brand, the VF Corp.-owned action sports label is set go big in its debut as the title sponsor of the U.S Open of Surfing when the event returns to Huntington Beach on July 20-...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:28 AM
True Religion Apparel Inc., the Southern California denim company known for its pricey jeans, has named a new slate of executives several months after changing owners.
David Conn was named the Vernon business’ new chief executive. Conn...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Vans is breaking ground Thursday on its 32,000-square-foot “Off The Wall” Skatepark, a public-private undertaking that city officials hope will cement Huntington Beach’s reputation as a place where boarders of all types are welcome....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Huntington Beach is known as Surf City USA, but another board will strengthen its foothold in the city when Vans holds a ground breaking ceremony on its "Off the Wall" Skatepark on Thursday morning.
The world-class skateboarding and BMX complex will be...
| Aug 19, 2012
One of Southern California's most successful denim kingpins is jumping back in the jean pool.
Peter Koral, who co-founded the 7 for All Mankind premium denim label in 2000 and built it into a business that VF Corp. purchased in 2007 for $775 million, has...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Weddings and engagements were much in the news over the weekend, and of course we were most interested in what people were wearing! -- Britain's Prince William and fiance Kate Middleton dressed up, then down in official engagement photos, shot......