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January 1, 1993 | JON NALICK
For 18-year-old Rich Harbour back in 1962, the choice was simple: Stay in college and pursue a career in architecture, or drop out and make surfboards. Architecture never stood a chance. "I was doing well (at classes at Orange Coast College) but I realized, that's not what I wanted to do. I don't know how much you like sitting at a desk, but that's not me. I like freedom." Now, nearly 15,000 surfboards later, Harbour, 49, is known throughout the world as one of the best board shapers around.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 1, 1993 | JON NALICK
For 18-year-old Rich Harbour back in 1962, the choice was simple: Stay in college and pursue a career in architecture, or drop out and make surfboards. Architecture never stood a chance. "I was doing well (at classes at Orange Coast College) but I realized, that's not what I wanted to do. I don't know how much you like sitting at a desk, but that's not me. I like freedom." Now, nearly 15,000 surfboards later, Harbour, 49, is known throughout the world as one of the best board shapers around.
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September 30, 2008 | Katherine Tulich, Special to The Times
IT'S NO wonder the locals fondly call Seal Beach "Mayberry by the Sea": This quaint beach community at the northernmost tip of Orange County has retained a retro charm centered on leafy Old Town Main Street, with its eclectic shops, Irish pubs and restaurants. The city was called Bay City, but to prevent confusion with a town in Northern California, it was renamed Seal Beach in honor of its once-prominent inhabitants when it was incorporated in 1915.
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March 28, 2000 | SANDY YANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Friends called him Mr. Excitement. Jack Haley, Seal Beach surfing icon and restaurateur, pulled off everything with grandeur and style. So it wasn't surprising that before Haley died Sunday after a battle with cancer, the 65-year-old had planned his own beach party memorial bash, with mariachi music and Hawaiian shirts. "He demanded there not be a tear at the party," his son, Tim, said Monday. "He wanted it to celebrate his life." The date, time and place for the party have yet to be decided.
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July 30, 2004 | David Reyes, Times Staff Writer
One town, one street, two surfboard shops. In what has become an annual rivalry between a pair of Main Street surfboard shops in Huntington Beach, a group of old-time surfers was inducted Thursday morning into the Walk of Fame. Today, some of the same crew will stroll across the bustling beachfront street to be inducted into the Surfing Hall of Fame. The ceremonies, which occur each year during the U.S.
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March 28, 2000 | SANDY YANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Friends called him Mr. Excitement. That's because Seal Beach surfing icon and restaurateur Jack Haley pulled off everything with grandeur and style. So it wasn't surprising that before Haley died Sunday after a battle with cancer, the 65-year-old had planned his own beach party funeral bash, complete with mariachi music and a sea of Hawaiian shirts. "He demanded not a tear at the party," his son, Tim, said Monday. "He wanted it to celebrate his life."
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August 4, 1994 | Rockin' Fig & Dave, Rockin' Fig is Rick Fignetti, a Huntington Beach surfer/shop owner. Times staff writer David Reyes has reported on U.S. surf teams competing in Bali and Brazil. and
No matter how organized professional surfing contests are, surprises still happen. Take the case of Tom Curren, the immensely popular three-time world champion who showed up but didn't compete in last week's Op Pro. Were promoters dissed? "We did a dog-and-pony show to find Curren and have him (compete)," said Allan Seymour, special-events director for the Op Pro. "And he didn't even have the courtesy to tell us he wasn't going to be in it.
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