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  • State high court's vote affecting Scout affiliation stirs debate anew

    When the California Supreme Court voted last week to prohibit state judges from belonging to nonprofit youth organizations that practice discrimination, Julia Kelety was not surprised.
  • California judges barred from Boy Scouts over anti-gay discrimination

    California judges barred from Boy Scouts over anti-gay discrimination
    California judges will no longer be allowed to participate in the Boy Scouts organization after the state Supreme Court voted this week to eliminate an exception to a rule that bars jurists from being a part of discriminatory organizations. The Boy...

    Boy Scouts membership falls 7 percent in decade-long decline

    Boy Scouts membership falls 7 percent in decade-long decline
    The Boy Scouts of America's youth membership fell 7.4 percent last year, continuing a decade-long decline for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations, a spokesman said Friday. More than 2.4 million youth participated in its programs in 2014, along...

    Five members of Troop 66 earn Eagle Scout honors

    More than 170 people turned out on Jan. 11 to celebrate five Boy Scouts from Troop 66 in Thompson who attained the rank of Eagle Scout. The Eagle Court of Honor recognized Lee Gendron, Jacob Houghton, Benjamin Kuebler, Zachary Rood and Connor Shea for...

    Ruling allows use of 'perversion files' in Boy Scout sex abuse case

    A judge ruled Friday that the attorneys for a 20-year-old man molested by a Boy Scout leader in 2007 could use internal documents known as the "perversion files" in an upcoming civil trial. The ruling by Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Donna...