| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:13 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:41 AM
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.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:10 PM
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,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:13 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Ten Years Ago
The La Cañada 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,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:07 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:20 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:45 AM
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,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:28 AM
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...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Two Boy Scout leaders who filmed themselves toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park have been removed from their posts by the Boy Scouts of America and face possible criminal charges for their actions at Goblin Valley State Park.