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  • Health enrollment centers sign up last minute consumers

    Despite drizzling weather, people seeking health insurance under the Affordable Care Act streamed into some Texas enrollment centers Sunday, the final day they could sign up this year. Enrollment SA, a coalition of San Antonio health professionals,...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Speaking from the heart at Scout event

    Last Sunday I spoke at an Eagle Court of Honor. Five Boy Scouts from Troop 398 were receiving Scouting's most prestigious award: Eagle Scout. Those being honored were Jacob Abbott, Chad Anderson, Jax Jacinto, Robert O'Brien and Matt Olson. I sat in...
  • If judges can't join the Boy Scouts, what about the Mormon Church?

    To the editor: California's Supreme Court unanimously decreed that state judges will no longer be allowed to affiliate with the Boy Scouts of America because of the organization's discrimination against gay and lesbian adults in leadership roles. ("...
  • Climbing toward a Scouting career

    Climbing toward a Scouting career
    About 200 boys participated in this year’s Scout-O-Rama held at Verdugo Park in Glendale where local youth could take part in various activities and find out what Scouting is all about. Sponsored by the Verdugo Hills Council Boy Scouts of America,...
  • Mormon Church's shift on gay rights follows series of defeats in California

    Mormon Church's shift on gay rights follows series of defeats in California
    The pledge Tuesday by the Mormon Church to oppose housing and job discrimination against gays follows years of piercing church losses in California over gay rights, including one last week. The church opposed a new rule to bar California judges from...
  • Plaintiff says Scout leader's abuse made him a recluse

    Plaintiff says Scout leader's abuse made him a recluse
    The victim in a Boy Scouts sex abuse case, who is now 20, testified Monday that he became a recluse in his Goleta home after a 2007 incident in a local Christmas tree lot. The victim said that after he was molested by a volunteer Scout leader, he...
  • 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. The issue, which had been roiling through the legal community for...
  • Former Boy Scout talks about abuse in civil trial: My word against his

    The victim in a Boy Scouts sex abuse case, now 20 years old, said in court Monday that he took his tape recorder to a Christmas tree lot where the 2007 abuse occurred to "have some evidence." "I thought it was a good idea to have some evidence," he...
  • Along the Scouting Trail: Five Boy Scout members earn Eagle awards

    Along the Scouting Trail: Five Boy Scout members earn Eagle awards
    Five local Boy Scouts, all members of Troop 398, will be feted at a Court of Honor on Sunday, Feb. 8 as they receive their Eagle Scout awards. The event will be held at the Church of Latter-day Saints Chapel, 1830 Foothill Blvd., La Caņada. Those being...
  • Cub Scouts hike ends up at nude beach in San Diego

    Cub Scouts hike ends up at nude beach in San Diego
    The Boy Scouts motto is "be prepared," but a group of Cub Scouts and their adult leaders were not prepared for what they spied on a recent hike: Nudists. Half a dozen Cubs -- ages 9 and 10 -- were hiking on a Saturday morning at Torrey Pines State...
  • Local Boy Scout a step away from Eagle Scout

    Local Boy Scout a step away from Eagle Scout
    Leadership, organization, dedication and commitment are words used to frequently describe successful adults and corporate leaders. Justin Shultz is 16 years old. Those words apply to him, too. The Sunrise native is on a journey to achieve the highest...