Legendary skateboarder Christian Hosoi, whose well-documented rise to the sport's pinnacle, subsequent fall to prison for drug trafficking and resurrection as a born-again pastor, is set for the June 12 release of his memoir, appropriately titled Hosoi.
An outreach pastor at The Sanctuary in Westmi ... More >>
Mario Marin, who was arrested Dec. 28 after fighting with churchgoers at City Lights Dream Center in Santa Ana, died while undergoing a mental health evaluation, authorities
divulged a week after the 53-year-old homeless man's death. When Santa Ana Police officers arrived that day, Marin was alr ... More >>
Skateboarding icon Mike Vallely just announced the first annual Glory Bound Festival, a music and skating event that he is curating. It will take place on Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Hollywood Palladium.
It succeeds Vallely's Glory Bound Skatepark Tour, which stopped at 24 cities around the countr ... More >>
Musing about Tony Hawk 11 years ago, an OC Weekly cover snidely stated, "Dude, You're Old."It's also been opined here--or maybe it was elsewhere--that skateboards should have an expiration date.Hawk, who is 62 (check that: 42), gave credence to both notions Saturday afternoon at Downtown Disney.
Andrew YoussefThe Killingtons perform once again at the Glass House.Michael Rosas of Smile, Jeff Caudill of Gameface, Teen Heroes and the Killingtons performed last night at the Glass House in Pomona. It was the Killingtons' final show of a two-night run, which started Friday night at Alex's Bar ... More >>
by John Gilhooley
This past weekend saw the opening of the latest Vans store in Costa Mesa. More rainy weather threatened to put a damper on the celebration, but in the end, the sky remained just clear enough to pull it off. The "What If?" bus (a uniquely weird skate prop) was there, and pros a ... More >>