Turn on the weepy, string ensemble music: It's time for us to look back on the year that (almost) was and remember some of the figures from Orange County who have left us. There was unexpected tragedy, there were some suspicious circumstances, there were rich legacies... there's even the possibil ... More >>
by John GilhooleyHuntington Beach native and surfing legend Chris Hawk passed away at home in San Clemente October 23rd, finally succumbing to oral cancer after a long fight with the disease.
Hawk played a key role in creating Huntington Beach's surf culture in the 1960s and 1970s. He won nati ... More >>
Huntington Beach native and surfing legend Chris Hawk will be inducted into the Surfers' Hall of Fame this Friday, September 18. Along with his brothers, Chris played a key role in creating Huntington Beach's surf culture in the 1960s and 1970s.
He won national renown for his surfboard shaping, a sk ... More >>