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  • Four local allegations included in 'perversion files'

    Four allegations of sexual abuse among Boy Scouts of America troop leaders in Huntington Beach appear in a Los Angeles Times database recently compiled from Scouting and court records. The Times, which owns the Huntington Beach Independent, last month...
  • Six Harford County students head to Annapolis

    Six high school seniors are serving as student pages for the 2013 Maryland General Assembly. Emma Zyriek of C. Milton Wright High School, Alexander McArtor of Fallston High School, Emily Clarke and Bryan Doherty of The John Carroll School, Andrew...
  • Pages Past: Custodian's heroics save child as wall collapses

    An article in the Jan. 24, 1963, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported the heroics of a school custodian in rescuing a student. Fourteen-year-old Norman G. Gaither, an eighth grade student at Our Lady of Victory Catholic school on...
  • Commandments hike brings Boy Scouts together

    The Verdugo Hills Council of Boy Scouts of America is hosting the fifth annual “10 Commandments Hike” on Saturday starting at the First United Methodist Church of Burbank, 700 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Check-in is from 7 to 7:30 a.m. with the hike...
  • James R. LaVey, Boy Scout advocate

    James R. LaVey, Boy Scout advocate
    James R. LaVey, a retired systems equipment engineer who was also a decorated World War II gunner and longtime Boy Scout advocate, died Saturday of pneumonia at his Timonium home. He was 87. "He was a giant among Scout volunteers and was a kind friend to...
  • Court upholds order requiring Boy Scouts to release files

    Court upholds order requiring Boy Scouts to release files
    A state appellate court has upheld a Santa Barbara judge's order requiring the Boy Scouts of America to turn over two decades of confidential files on alleged sexual abuse. The Boy Scouts will appeal the decision to the California Supreme Court, a...
  • Thousands Throng Funerals In Connecticut, New York

    Police and fire honor guards, motorcycle escorts, Boy Scouts and thousands of mourners attended services for Sandy Hook School shooting victims in Connecticut Thursday; and in New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan compared slain teacher Anne Marie Murphy to...
  • Community news: Kiwanis supports Family Service, Girl Scouts to march in Rose parade, Kailee Frocchi recognized, Moose Lodge collects toys

    Community news: Kiwanis supports Family Service, Girl Scouts to march in Rose parade, Kailee Frocchi recognized, Moose Lodge collects toys
    Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis is the host of the annual Mayors Cup Charity Golf Tournament each spring. All proceeds from this golf tournament are donated back to the community. One of the recipients is the Family Service Agency, and recently Executive...
  • Boy Scout files on suspected abuse published by The Times

    Boy Scout files on suspected abuse published by The Times
    The Times on Tuesday released about 1,200 previously unpublished files kept by the Boy Scouts of America on volunteers and employees expelled for suspected sexual abuse. The files, which have been redacted of victims' names and other identifying...
  • Thomas Simms Bunn, Jr. November 26, 1927 - December 15, 2012

    Thomas Simms Bunn, Jr. November 26, 1927 - December 15, 2012
    Prominent Pasadena attorney Thomas Simms Bunn, Jr. passed away at his home in La CaƱada on December 15, 2012, with his devoted wife and best friend of 59 years, Elinor, at his side. Tom was born in Beverly Hills on November 26, 1927, and moved in 1933...
  • Boy Scout abuse database includes local cases

    Boy Scout abuse database includes local cases
    A Los Angeles Times database of so-called “perversion files” documenting alleged sexual abuse by Boy Scouts of America troop leaders have expanded to include more information on a handful of cases tied to the tri-city region. The files...