Mickey Munoz

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Hobie Alter, OC Surfing Pioneer, Dies at 80

    Hobart "Hobie" Alter was born and raised in Ontario, but he will forever be known for what came out of his mind and hands from his summers at the family home in Laguna Beach, where his tinkering in the garage led to a balsawood surfboard and later, in his first surf shop in Dana Point, a foam-and-fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Rare Boards (and an Even Rarer Book) Auction Raises $680k for Surfing Heritage Spot: Update

    See the update at the end of page 2 on last weekend's Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction raising $680,000 and other event details.ORIGINAL POST, MAY 9, 2 P.M.: The Surfing Heritage & Cultural Center in San Clemente is putting "some of the world's most rare and iconic surf memorabilia" up for ... More >>

  • News

    July 21, 2011

    Tales From the Surf Ghetto

    Meet the ragtag band of craftsmen, entrepreneurs and weirdos at the heart of OC's surf industry

  • Culture

    December 16, 2010

    Wave of the Future

    Surfer magazine's sometimes-wild, sometimes-mild 50-year ride

  • Film

    July 12, 2007

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: Caddyshack

  • Features

    December 23, 2004

    Pop-Culture Pasha

    San Clementes Rin Tanaka makes our castoffs cool again