| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:46 PM
A high-surf advisory is in effect along the Southern California coast through Saturday, and a dangerous riptide has taken the life of at least one swimmer, officials said Tuesday.
A good Samaritan pulled a Huntington Beach swimmer caught in a riptide...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:47 PM
Surfers enjoyed this winter's first strong swell Wednesday, and are looking forward to even better waves forecast for Friday.
The biggest local surf was north of the Huntington Beach pier, where the west swell broke with wave faces as high as 15 feet,...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 11:23 AM
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego lifeguards closed the Ocean Beach pier early Friday due to dangerously high waves and riptides.
The pier was closed at 3:20 a.m., according to a San Diego lifeguard dispatcher. There were no other closures to report, he said.
| Jan 7, 2012
| 10:57 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A big ocean swell is expected to draw out thousands of surfers along the San Diego County coast today, where head-high waves or bigger will be rolling in again Saturday.
Two distant storms churned up the Pacific this week, initially...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:58 PM
With all the surf culture icons gathered by the Huntington Beach Pier on Sunday morning, it may take the creator of the universe to steal the show.
Of course, that's the intention.
At the fifth annual Blessing of the Waves, an interfaith service...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Before families head to Lake Michigan for a day of fun at the beach, they will want to check a new Beach Hazard Statement the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids is launching Friday.
The alert will state water conditions in places like Holland,...
| May 23, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The National Scholastic Surfing Assn. West Coast Regional Championships had some fun surf last weekend on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier, and a couple of local surfers came up big.
Tony Bartovich, 18 and a senior at Huntington Beach High,...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Two days after slamming into northeast Florida, Beryl -- slightly strengthened but still a tropical depression -- prepared to re-enter the Atlantic on Wednesday, spreading heavy rain and blustery winds along the coast of the Carolinas.
The storm, which...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Al Merrick has shaped surfboards for some of the best surfers in the world and is considered by many the best shaper in the world.
But he holds another title that is more important than any other: grandpa.
Merrick is the grandfather of Daisy Love...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Several local prep teams head into the fall season with preseason CIF Southern Section rankings.
In this week's football polls, Edison is ranked second and Huntington Beach No. 8 in the Southwest Division. In last week's preseason poll, Edison was also...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:02 PM
A man walking his dog near Loyola Park beach is being credited for helping a 17-year-old girl out of Lake Michigan after she became overcome by large waves and heavy surf this morning, officials said.
A 17-year-old boy who was swimming in the Lake with...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 1:29 PM
SEAL BEACH (KTLA) -- Swimmers expecting to spend their Labor Day weekend at the beach are being warned of high surf and rip tides along the Southern California coast.
A high surf advisory has been issued through at 6 p.m. Monday night for south facing...