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Top Boy Scouts of America Articles

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  • Big fun for even the smallest Scouts

    Big fun for even the smallest Scouts
    Three wooden cars raced down a 30-foot track at blinding speeds, blending into a blur of color, surrounded by the excited cheers of the Laguna Beach Cub Scouts. They raced, again and again, car after car, cheering the names of winners. The Pinewood...
  • State park celebrates new study loop

    State park celebrates new study loop
    The Berns Environmental Study Loop at Crystal Cove State Park opens to the public Saturday with festivities that also kick off a yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of California State Parks. The free event, from 1 to 6 p.m. in Moro Canyon,...
  • Community: Four Boy Scouts achieve Eagle Scout rank

    Community: Four Boy Scouts achieve Eagle Scout rank
    Four Boy Scouts from Troop 288 in La Crescenta recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Troop 288, part of the Verdugo Hills Council, is sponsored by American Legion Post 288. Zachary Blue, a sophomore at Clark Magnet High School, began his scouting...
  • La Canada History: Snow fell one week, then highs reached 86-degrees the next

    La Canada History: Snow fell one week, then highs reached 86-degrees the next
    Ten Years Ago The La Caņada Flintridge City Council was given a preview of a $100-million master plan to upgrade facilities at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The plan called for three new main buildings to replace many of the pre-1960 buildings,...
  • California might bar judges from being Boy Scout leaders

    SAN FRANCISCO — California’s judicial branch is considering a proposal to prohibit state judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts of America on the grounds that the group discriminates against gays. An ethics advisory committee to the...
  • Birders rely on sight and sound

    Birders rely on sight and sound
    The sound of twigs snapping and leaves rustling was in the air as Vic Leipzig and his team of bird watchers walked through a vegetated pathway in Shipley Nature Center on Friday morning. The bustling traffic on Goldenwest Street struck a discordant note...
  • Openly gay Eagle Scout a first since new Boy Scout policy

    A Maryland teenager is the first openly gay Boy Scout to become an Eagle Scout, the organization’s highest rank, according to the advocacy group Scouts for Equality. High school senior Pascal Tessier is already awaiting the next challenge, which...
  • Community: Four receive Silver Beaver

    Community: Four receive Silver Beaver
    Four adult members of Boys Scouts of America, Verdugo Hills Council, were recently recognized for their distinguished service to youth in scouting and in the community at the council's annual business meeting at the Embassy Suites in Glendale. Barry Ross...
  • George E. Staight December 27, 1947 - November 12, 2013

    George E. Staight  December 27, 1947 - November 12, 2013
    George Staight peacefully passed away at home on November 12th, at the age of 65, after battling stomach cancer. He is survived by Lisa, his wife of 42 years, and their children Patrick, Kevin, and Annie. He was a dedicated family man who always put...
  • Two Maryland teens make Out100 list

    Two Maryland teens make Out100 list
    Maryland connections are sprinkled through Out Magazine's 2013 Out100 list, a roll call of the year's most influential members of the LGBT community that has been gradually released online since last Tuesday. Take L.A.-based filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz,...
  • Area food pantries struggle as more families seek help

    Area food pantries struggle as more families seek help
    Rice and beans may be simple, but those pantry staples are essential for any family desperate to prepare meals on a meager budget. David Cormier saw the value in those food staples firsthand when he was deployed to Bosnia and Somalia under the United...