It's a mystery why anyone would want to line a pier or dine at the Ruby's at the end of it as hurricane-whipped surf pounds the wooden structure, but that's exactly what happened Wednesday at Balboa Pier in Newport Beach.
The Laguna Beach-based large-format movie company celebrates a half century
Heralded as one of the greatest surfing films of all time, Greg MacGillivray and Jim Freeman's laid back Five Summer Stories is not really a collection of five summer stories but a cinematic time capsule of the surfing sights and sounds of the early 1970s. It gets a retrospective screening with a pa ... More >>
MacGillivray Freeman Films, the Laguna Beach makers of some of IMAX's most successful documentaries including Everest, The Living Sea and the upcoming Journey to the South Pacific, is celebrating its 50th year in the biz. That milestone is actually being celebrated with events at the Newport Beach ... More >>
Jacob Rosenberg hits the big stunt but misses the big questions
This summer, the Surfers' Hall of Fame in Huntington Beach will add to its ranks a big-wave surfing pioneer, an AAP World Tour veteran and one of HB's local legends. George Downing, Taylor Knox and Chuck Linnen will be enshrined on the sidewalk in front of Huntington Surf & Sport at a ce ... More >>
The monster swells can be big business, but for one group of OC surfers, it's still all about the ride
The Surfing Heritage Foundation (SHF) has a bunch of old and historic surfboards. They lines the walls and racks of the gallery room, which is located in San Clemente. Some are made of wood, some fiberglass. One belonged to Laird Hamilton, another is emblazoned with a swastika (it's actually a lo ... More >>
Mike Ness and crew embark on a new chapter in the story of their lives
Ilima Kalama surfs Newport Beach's 22nd Street in 1959. He'd become the USSA champ of '62.The Newport Beach Film Festival kicks off tomorrow night, and Living It Forever--an enlightening documentary about the pioneering surfers of Newport Beach's 22nd Street--is already such a hot ticket that two ... More >>
Regency South Coast Village
This weekend, co-founder of the SUP Spot and highly respected ambassador of stand-up paddling, Jodie Nelson, prepares for a historic challenge of being the first woman ever to paddle a grueling 39.8 miles from Catalina Island to Dana Point.
In addition to being his father's son, Ryan Hurley is a leading designer at Hurley International. He's worked on such projects as the company's now-famous Phantom boardshorts, and plays a critical role in determining and maintaining Hurley's relevance and style. But today we're talking to Ryan no ... More >>
Andrea Polli fights a tornado with a peach tree switch
Watch movies outside? Where?
The Surfing Heritage Foundation will be a congressional-quality surf museum
Monument Clothings gripping graphics spark surfwear sales
Winter Music Issue
Riding Giants puts the history of big-wave riding on the big screen
Peralta Swaps Boards For Riding Giants