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  • 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    The Times on Tuesday released about 1,200 previously unpublished files kept by the Boy Scouts of America on volunteers and employees expelled for suspected sexual abuse.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 Cañada 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...
  • Four Boy Scouts join the ranks of Eagle Scout

    Four Boy Scouts join the ranks of Eagle Scout
    Four local Boy Scouts have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and will receive their awards at a Court of Honor Jan. 4. They are Paul Broberg, Spencer Lunt, Jeffrey Malmrose and Ethan Walch. Broberg is a member of Troop 398, associated with the La Cañada...
  • Scouts learn Commandments on annual hike

    Scouts learn Commandments on annual hike
    In keeping with the tradition of teaching strong morals and good character, the local chapter of Boys Scouts of America recently combined a learning experience with an activity its members enjoy the most — hiking. About 75 Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts,...
  • Convicted pedophile, employers named in lawsuits

    Convicted pedophile, employers named in lawsuits
    Thomas Hacker, a convicted pedophile who is more than 20 years into a 100-year prison sentence, was named as a defendant in four lawsuits filed Wednesday on behalf of men who say they were molested by Hacker decades ago. The plaintiffs, all listed as...
  • Carly Rae Jepsen bows out of Boy Scout event

    Carly Rae Jepsen bows out of Boy Scout event
    Carly Rae Jepsen has a message for the Boy Scouts: Don't call me. Four days after an Eagle Scout filed a petition on change.org, Jepsen has called off her scheduled appearance at this summer's National Scout Jamboree, which is to be held July 15-24 in...
  • Q&A: Steven Cronkhite awarded 'Explorer Leadership Award'

    Q&A: Steven Cronkhite awarded 'Explorer Leadership Award'
    Steven Cronkhite was a freshman at La Cañada High School when he started a career in law enforcement. As a member of an Explorer post affiliated with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the La Cañada Flintridge resident rode along with...
  • Winning award is 'shining' moment for Scoutmaster [Loch Raven]

    Kudos to Loch Raven resident Dick Shine who was awarded the Silver Beaver award at a Boy Scouts of America banquet at Martin's West last week. Of all the possible adult volunteers in the Dulaney district, Shine was selected as the recipient of this...
  • Nick Berkuta named La Cañadan of the Year

    Nick Berkuta named La Cañadan of the Year
    Nick Berkuta has been named La Cañadan of the Year by the Kiwanis Club. Berkuta is a former Public Safety Commissioner and retired lieutenant with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He also volunteered for many years with the Boy...