| May 22, 2014
| 8:26 AM
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...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:27 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:59 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:20 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:59 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:27 AM
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,...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:05 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:17 PM
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...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Former La Cañada 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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:01 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:01 AM
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...