Ever see the movie Kids? Remember that scene where a group of idiots nearly beat a man to death with their skateboards? That's what happened Friday night at Mundy Park in Huntington Beach--but the circumstances are in dispute.
Police told the media over the weekend that a brawl broke out between t ... 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 >>
James and Paul Van Doren left their native Massachusetts in 1964 to run a Garden Grove factory. A year later, they formed their own Van Doren Rubber Co. and in 1966 opened their first deck shoe store in Anaheim. They changed the company name to what skateboarders in the '70s called their sticky-s ... More >>
Taylor HambyDuane Peters' Joe Strummer-inspired art.GaragelandAug 3, 20112nd FloorDirectly above the mayhem from the U.S. Open of Surfing on Main Street in Huntington Beach, a celebration of three other cultures gathered: punk rock, art and skateboarding. "Garageland" was a tribute to Joe Strumme ... More >>
Year one of the Orange County Skateboarding League is completed. The contests are completed, the judges scores have been tallied and all that remains is an end-of-season banquet to celebrate the top performers.And hopefully the OCSL can make a little extra money to keep it all going.On Thursday, ... More >>
Laguna Beach: "Not on our streets, you won't!"The rear bumpers and side panels of cars in Laguna Beach can thank the City Council for doing its part to ensure said car parts' future safety and well-being. On Tuesday evening, the council voted to create an ordinance that would prohibit the practic ... More >>
Pro skateboarder Ryan Sheckler's white pickup was stolen some time Friday night and, after a short pursuit of the truck Saturday morning, an Orange County Sheriff's deputy fired at least two shots at a 17-year-old driving toward the deputy and his partner.Meanwhile, the Orange County Register is ... More >>
The skateboarding ban being talked about in Laguna Beach appears to have done a face plant.The Laguna Beach Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee unveiled a final version of a proposed ordinance Thursday night that was missing something huge that had been in previous drafts: a boarding probi ... More >>
Lost amid our blanket coverage of the U.S. Open of Surfing this past weekend were the results from another battle waged on boards.This one's strictly dry land, however.Skateboarder Chris Cole, who needed a score of 93 going into his final run Sunday, put up at 97 to win his third consecutive Malo ... 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 YoussefNOFX performing SundayClick for slideshows of Day One, Day Two and Day Three.The Hype: Three days of tattoos, punk, metal, rockabilly and skateboarding descended upon the OC Fairgrounds under the umbrella of the Musink Tattoo Convention & Music Festival Friday through Sunday. The l ... More >>
It's sort of last minute, but if you're chilling in front of your computer surfing music blogs this morning, then you probably have time to check out a repeat performance of RX Bandits this afternoon on Fuel TV's The Daily Habit (for those still rocking basic cable, you'll pro ... More >>
This video is a couple weeks old (I just saw it yesterday on LAist), but it promotes the Maloof Money Cup, "the premiere showcase for amateur and professional skateboarding in 2009," which runs as a three-day festival during the opening weekend of the Orange County Fair July 10-12 at the Orange
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For old-timey skaters who tune in Fuel TV's webcast Saturday afternoon and evening, do not adjust your computer monitor. That is not the infamous Upland Combi on your screen. It's just playing the Upland Combi on Fuel TV. Top pros, masters and girls vie for a $90,000 purse at the 5th annual Pr ... More >>
Being cold below ground in Yorba Linda does not stop our favorite disgraced son Richard Nixon from finding himself in the news. The hits just keep coming, don't they? But far more fascinating than Dick being blamed for the Cambodian genocide, joined in the hereafter by Watergate- ... More >>
Ducks vs. Calgary Flames, 7 p.m.February is cold so you should watch an ice-related sporting event on your home television set for fun.Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA; 714-704-2400Voodoo Karaoke, 10:30 p.m.Every Wednesday at 10:30 p.m., enjoy drink specials and a happy hour
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DJ Spider with Lil' Jon, Friday 9 p.m.
Triangle Square, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Ste. 200
Costa Mesa, CA
Etnies GVR 08, Friday - Sunday 10 a.m.
Skateboarding competition, Los Olvidados and Bad Religion performances, and more. $5
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Hurley Entertainment is hosting a day-long music/fashion/sports event Wed. June 18 at its Costa Mesa headquarters (1945 Placentia Ave.). Action starts at 2 p.m., with bands playing at 4 p.m.
Vans Warped Tour 2008 acts Beat Union (Clash/Jam/Joe Jackson-style new wave/punk from Birmingham, England), ... More >>
Don't watch Venture Brothers? You should start. And you might as well start with the latest episode to appear on the Adult Swim website, "The Incredible Mr. Brisby." Dr. Venture, his skull-cracking manservant Brock Sampson (voiced by the incomparable Patrick Warburton and boasting a more impressive ... More >>