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  • Looking Out: Gay Eagle Scout from Md. petitions Amazon to halt donations to Boy Scouts

    Looking Out: Gay Eagle Scout from Md. petitions Amazon to halt donations to Boy Scouts
    Pascal Tessier, 17, of Maryland, became one of the first out Eagle Scouts in the history of the Boy Scouts of America earlier this year, after the organization lifted its ban on gay scouts. On Wednesday, the Chevy Chase resident challenged the Boy...
  • Monthly water bills for Glendale residents, businesses could increase

    Monthly water bills for average single-family residences and commercial customers could increase by $17.98 and $16.67, respectively, by fiscal year 2017-18 if the City Council approves the rate cap they set earlier this month, according to figures...
  • Community & Clubs: Ten of the best to receive honors

    There is still time to make a reservation to help honor 10 community volunteers who have given of their time, talent and treasure in their community and, in many cases, far beyond. The luncheon will begin at 11:45 a.m. at the American Legion Newport...
  • Meeting on proposed water rates for Glendale turns to 'overdevelopment' discussion

    The first community meeting about proposed water rate increases shifted to a public backlash against so-called "overdevelopment" in Glendale's downtown on Wednesday at the Sparr Heights Senior Center. After city officials laid out their plan to hike...
  • Atty. Gen. Eric Holder blasts Boy Scouts for anti-gay discrimination

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Tuesday that the Boy Scouts of America perpetuates “the worst stereotypes” by barring gay people from becoming Scout leaders. “The continuation of a policy that discriminates against gay adult leaders...
  • Boy Scout Troop 35 marks 50th anniversary of Baltimore-Annapolis hike

    Boy Scout Troop 35 marks 50th anniversary of Baltimore-Annapolis hike
    The annual 40-mile hike by Boy Scouts of America Troop 35 has played an important role in the life of Michael Conklin. The 25-year-old has completed the course four times since his first at the age of 13. And even though he no longer lives in Maryland,...
  • Reader Report: Scouts honor fourth-generation Eagle

    Reader Report: Scouts honor fourth-generation Eagle
    Boy Scout Troop 90 in Newport Beach recently held an Eagle Court of Honor in recognition of Eagle Scout Brent Valentine, a Newport Beach resident who attends The Pegasus School in Huntington Beach. Valentine is a fourth-generation Eagle Scout. His...
  • Community & Clubs: Buy a flag for Armed Forces Day

    Only days remain until Armed Forces Day weekend, when the Exchange Club of Newport Harbor will display 1,776 American flags at Castaways Park. On May 16, about 1,000 children from area schools will be bused to the site to participate in the events of...
  • Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced

    Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced
    Former La CaƱada Mayor Steve Del Guercio, retired teacher and Boy Scout leader Harriet Hammons and Kyla Bradley, a high school student dedicated to making the area's homeless feel loved, are among this year's winners of the Les Tupper Community Service...
  • Boy Scouts disband Seattle troop because of gay adult leader

    A Boy Scout troop in Seattle that was chartered in November lost its affiliation with the national organization last week after refusing to remove a scout leader who is gay, Boy Scouts of America said. Geoffrey McGrath first announced his sexual...
  • Scout project not just an exercise in woodworking

    Scout project not just an exercise in woodworking
    David Bailey's Boy Scout project allowed him to bond with his father, use his writing skills to raise money and, most important, create two new places for residents to relax at Laguna Beach's Glennwood House. The 17-year-old Laguna Niguel resident...