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July 27, 1996 | ERIK HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In 1989, James Pribram was a cocky young surfer many thought would go far as a professional. But after spending seven years getting off and then back on the Bud Surf Tour, Pribram hasn't exactly hit the big time. He is ranked No. 471 in the world and has never won a major event. Still, the Laguna Beach surfer says he's never been more content. "I've matured a lot since my younger days," said Pribram, 25. "Some things have happened in my life, which have given me a new perspective.
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July 27, 1996 | ERIK HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In 1989, James Pribram was a cocky young surfer many thought would go far as a professional. But after spending seven years getting off and then back on the Bud Surf Tour, Pribram hasn't exactly hit the big time. He is ranked No. 471 in the world and has never won a major event. Still, the Laguna Beach surfer says he's never been more content. "I've matured a lot since my younger days," said Pribram, 25. "Some things have happened in my life, which have given me a new perspective.
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February 28, 2000 | Sharon Nagy, (949) 248-2168
The city Ocean Water Quality Committee wants to reward "good water citizens" and create a high school elective program to teach students about water-quality issues. Residents James Pribram and Geanne Meyers have created a template for a series of ocean studies elective classes. The recommendation will be included in the board's budget report to the City Council.
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June 4, 1992 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Laguna Beach's James Pribram has been on the Bud Pro Surfing tour three years, but he's feeling a little bit like a rookie this season. Pribram, competing in only his second event this year, won his first- and second-round heats Wednesday at the $22,000 Body Glove Cup at Huntington State Beach. Pribram is back on the tour full time after missing 3 1/2 months last summer because of torn knee ligaments he sustained while skimboarding.
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June 1, 1997
Some of Orange County's top professional and amateur surfers will compete today in an all-day surf contest at Newport Beach. The Gotcha Expression Session, which will be at 56th Street, will focus on "the soulful" aspect of the surfer's style, said Dan Gershon of Gotcha. Gershon said the surfers will be judged primarily on maneuvers such as bursting air (getting airborne), floaters (surfing on top of a falling wave) and cut backs (reversing surfing direction on the face of the wave).
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June 5, 1992 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jeff Deffenbaugh is counting down the days until he graduates from Huntington Beach High School. But he is also keeping track of another important number--his wave count. Deffenbaugh, a senior at Huntington Beach, won his second- and third-round heats Thursday at the $22,000 Body Glove Cup pro surfing competition at Huntington State Beach.
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September 6, 2000 | SHARON NAGY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After riding 1,010 waves in an eight-day marathon along the California coast, professional surfers James Pribram of Laguna Beach and Seth Elmer of Carlsbad figure they've raised more than $15,000 for surfers who have suffered spinal-cord injuries. They began their trip Aug. 25, hitting 60 spots from San Diego to San Francisco, said Pribram, co-founder of They Will Surf Again.
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March 7, 2000 | SHARON NAGY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A stretch of sand in Laguna Beach remained closed to surfers and swimmers Monday after a spill Sunday that released 1,200 gallons of sewage into the ocean. County health officials closed 2,000 feet of Bluebird Canyon Beach from Cress to Diamond streets as a result of the spill, caused by roots that blocked a main line on Rim Rock Road, said Lloy Thompson, senior sewer service supervisor. The spill was reported at 2 p.m. Sunday and was ended by 3 p.m., Thompson said.
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May 10, 1991 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ronnie Meistrell, contest director of the Professional Surfing Assn. of America tour, feared the worst when he heard the weather report Wednesday night. Strong offshore winds for Huntington Beach on Thursday. His worst fears came true as gusting northwesterly winds forced contest officials Thursday to postpone 12 third-round heats at the Huntington Beach Open. Only four third-round heats had been completed.
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August 6, 1997 | ERIK HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lisa Andersen's bid to surf in the men's division of the G-Shock U.S. Open of Surfing came to an abrupt end Tuesday after she lost in the opening round. Andersen, 28, the women's defending world champion, was coming off a successful showing at the Katin Challenge two weeks ago, where she advanced to the sixth round in the men's open division in Huntington Beach. This time, however, Andersen had a tough time in the six-foot waves on the south side of the pier.
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