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  • 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...
  • Man who played role in Dorner saga stakes claim

    Man who played role in Dorner saga stakes claim
    A lawyer for a San Bernardino County resident sent a letter to Irvine laying claim to the city's $100,000 contribution to a reward created during the manhunt for Christopher Dorner, who went on a deadly shooting rampage in retribution for his perceived...
  • Ravens Nest awards scholarships to Harford football standouts

    For the 11th year in a row, some promising high school football players from Harford County have been honored with scholarships courtesy of the Ravens Nest No. 1, Birds of Prey. The Birds of Prey Ravens fan club established a scholarship fund in honor...
  • Toll students go to Washington, D.C.

    Toll students go to Washington, D.C.
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) met on March 20 in Washington D.C. with a group of 70 seventh- and eighth-grade students and their chaperons from Glendale's Toll Middle School. The students were visiting during their spring break, and Schiff took time to...
  • Meeting on proposed electricity rate hikes angers residents

    For at least half the roughly 25 people who showed up to a community meeting Thursday night on proposed electricity rate increases, it wasn't just the thought of ballooning bills that had them fuming, it was how the meeting was run. For starters,...
  • 'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe

    'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe
    Given the rapidly evolving status of gay rights here in the U.S, where the Boy Scouts of America recently lifted a ban on gay youths and the Supreme Court prepares to rule on two same-sex marriage cases,  John Oliver decided it was time to check up on the...
  • Scout plaques annoy La Cañada Flintridge trail users

    Scout plaques annoy La Cañada Flintridge trail users
    After they renovated sections of a trail in La Cañada Flintridge, two local Eagle Scouts were recognized last year with personal plaques displayed near their completed projects. But trail advocates weren't pleased with the location of the monuments: on...
  • Community & Clubs: Ten more faces for the Hall of Fame

    Ten outstanding volunteers from Costa Mesa and Newport Beach were honored last Friday at the Daily Pilot Community & Clubs Hall of Fame luncheon. American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 Commander Jess Lawson was nominated by 3rd Vice Commander Ken...
  • About Barry Johnson

    About Barry Johnson
    Barry E. Johnson is president and chief executive officer of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, South Florida's largest business development organization and among the largest chambers of commerce in the southeastern U.S. He directs a team of more...