| May 20, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Before skaters recorded tricks on their phones and ESPN began airing the X Games or "extreme sports on TV," a Hollywood Hills High kid so slight that he looked more like a sixth-grader leaned back on his board and popped it into the air — without...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:58 AM
STANFORD — Local government officials may begin looking into the possibility of building a skate park after a Stanford grandmother brought attention to the lack of space for skateboarders.
Brenda McFerron told Stanford City Council members last...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Skateboarders can still engage in the high-stakes downhill runs known as "bombing" - they’ll just have do it upright, while obeying speed limits and yielding to oncoming traffic, thanks to a new Los Angeles ordinance....
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Four of the youngsters killed in a weekend suicide bombing in the Afghan capital were associated with an international nonprofit group called Skateistan, which runs a skateboarding school in Kabul, the organization said Tuesday....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Authorities cited the newlyweds who tried to get on the closed 405 Freeway over the weekend. And the group of rollerbladers. But they didn't see Cindy Whitehead....
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:01 AM
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- The city of Laguna Beach has a message for skateboarders: Use it or lose it.
The city approved a new ordinance Tuesday night requiring skateboarders to use a helmet or lose their boards.
State law already requires...
| Oct 27, 2012
The invention of the wheel sometime around 4,000 BC suddenly made all kinds of things easier, from carrying to killing to athletics. Fitness is great on wheels; putting a circular ring with an axel on any athletic contrivance instantly gives it an...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Reginald Destin died doing what he loved most: skateboarding.
After taking up the sport at a young age, Destin, 42, became a pillar in the Chicago skateboarding community, known by many for his signature “wall ride” move that took Destin...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 6:41 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles City Council has unanimously approved a new ordinance giving police the authority to ticket skateboarders who engage in dangerous moves.
The law would treat skateboarders like bicyclists, requiring them to obey all...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:17 PM
With its wood floors, minimalist displays and Andy Warhol-painted skateboards hanging on the back wall, Handplant is far from your average O.C. skate shop.
Owner EG Fratantaro, marketing manager for industry biggie Sector 9, opened the shop last month at...
| May 23, 2012
It may be the new symbol of middle age for some suburban men. No, we’re not talking about a sports car or motorcycle. It’s something a little smaller.
At age 47, Danny Bishop, hadn't picked up a skateboard in 30 years.
“I don`t know if...
| Aug 24, 2012
Rob Dyrdek skateboarding star stops by to talk about the "Street League Skateboarding Championship Weekend in Newark" tomorrow. Rob will talk to us about the event with the inner city youth, the championships, and what else he's up to.