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  • 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...
  • Scott G. Kelly

    Scott G. Kelly
    Scott Gregory Kelly, associate dean for graduate admissions at the Maryland Institute College of Art, died of complications from liver cancer Dec. 29 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Washington Hill resident was 52. The son of Orson L. Kelly Jr., a retired...
  • DP Buzz: Kids and guns

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here...
  • Scout's garden project is rosy

    Scout's garden project is rosy
    Josh Moulin, a member of La Caņada Boy Scout Troop 501, this month completed his Eagle Scout project, which involved constructing arbors in the garden behind Lanterman House museum. Moulin was assisted in the project by other Scouts and adults; the...
  • More than 1,000 to gather Sunday for 'Birthday of the Trees'

    More than 1,000 to gather Sunday for 'Birthday of the Trees'
    Tu B'Shevat, a little known Jewish holiday with Biblical roots, has become a time for environmental awareness both within the Jewish community and beyond. A community wide celebration sponsored by the Jewish National Fund (JNF) will give children a...
  • Settlement in sex abuse case keeps Scouts' 'perversion files' closed

    Settlement in sex abuse case keeps Scouts' 'perversion files' closed
    A settlement reached Thursday by the Boy Scouts of America with the family of a Santa Barbara County man molested by a Scout leader in 2007 effectively ends the possibility, for now, that recent files maintained by the organization documenting suspected...
  • Boy Scouts settle sex abuse lawsuit before 'perversion files' are opened

    Boy Scouts settle sex abuse lawsuit before 'perversion files' are opened
    The Boy Scouts of America announced Thursday that it had settled a lawsuit brought by the family of a Santa Barbara County man who was molested by a volunteer Scout leader in 2007. The family of the victim, now 20, sued the Boy Scouts, alleging the...
  • Andrew Hofmann: Eagle Scout rebuilds Memorial Garden

    Leadership and community involvement are two of the main traits that an Eagle Scout must possess, and Andrew Hofmann displayed those and more when he reconstructed the South Windsor Fire Department's Memorial Garden late last year. "I've learned how...
  • Ex-Winnetka teacher accused of molesting third child at camp

    Ex-Winnetka teacher accused of molesting third child at camp
    Authorities have filed a third felony charge against former Winnetka teacher Bill Bricker after a woman reported that he molested her as a child on an overnight camping trip in Wyoming in 1968, court records show. Bricker, 94, who spent decades as a gym...
  • 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...