Update: November 10, 1999
ON VACATION. BACK SOON.
Rocco Attolico and Amarndo Padilla are accused of
taking $250,000 in inventory from the company. Both were fired in
Founders Caught In Scandal
The action youth video streaming site that promised to be the MTV
for the Y Generation has some pre-IPO fun. But they still "officially"
launched their new site today.
Whatever else is wrong at the company, their site is pretty flashy.
Gets ASP Billabong Pro
During it's recent meetings in Queensland, Australia the powers
voted to make the Orange County beach home to the Billabong Pro
Sept. 23-29, 2000. Talk about putting it in Bob Hurley's
Weekly's "Guilty Pleasures 2000"
Pro skater Omar Hassan was listed as the 626th best guilty
pleasure in OC by the OC Weekly. He's just before "Who's
idea was this" and right after the idea of "hunting season"
on local gang members. Carabeth
Burnside nailed number 1600 and 411VM
came in at 1924.
Launches Women Surf Clinics
Bev Sanders, cofounder of Avalanche Snowboards, has
started a new program to teach women how to ride the water waves.
Gets Disney CFO
The power media conglomerate lands Richard Nanula adding
to a team of action sports media players that already includes Skip
Snead formerly of Surfing Magazine and former Girlgames and
Snowboarding Online editor Shanti Sosienski.
Hirata Master Skatepark Builder
He's a pro skater and now a designer with the landscape architecture
firm of Purkiss Rose-RSI in Fullerton. See, they don't all turn
out to be killers.
More Immediate Menace
"FED-EXPRESS: Taxpayers spent nearly $3 million for the new
terrorist-resistant plaza in front of the San Francisco federal
building -- but it's going to take an additional $40,000 to protect
the plaza from a more immediate menace: skateboarders. --San
Cruz Makes Rules for New Skatepark
That's right the supervisors are going to vote for required safety
gear and more importantly, "No Profanity." Apparently,
they have such an easy time enforcing the former, that they want
to start working on the later as well.
"And in walks this kid looking as if he made a wrong turn on
the way to the skateboard park, loose-limbed and straight-faced,
wearing a baggy sweater, wide-wale cords and blue suede sneakers."
-- Sacramento Bee story on a Bridge tournament.
Weekly's Cyber Davis Looks at Den.com
"It sucks, the shows suck, the quality sucks," said one
source, then again, who cares. The Digital Entertainment Network
is going public.
Buys Back Shares
The board of directors is buying back shares in their own company?
Do they know something the street doesn't?
Another stupid city tries to decide whether to ban skateboarding
or build a park.
Keelson Lane: Three juveniles banged on a man's door and skateboarded
in his front yard in the 17400 block at 5:41 p.m. Tuesday.
"Robin Ogard, the owner of a surfing shop near the crime
scene, said police told him to go inside and lock his door because
a man in camouflage clothes was on the loose, shooting people."
-- Seattle Times.
Harbour Still Shaping Art
Takes Longboard Title
Glacier Plans OKd
Beach Access Owner Sues Dr. Laura
Previous Bags o' Crapola:
4 , 1999
Special thanks: to Jim Romenesko's MediaGossip.com.