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  • In Curiosity Hacked, children learn to make, not buy

    In Curiosity Hacked, children learn to make, not buy
    With her right hand, my 8-year-old daughter, Kalian, presses the red-hot soldering iron against the circuit board. With her left hand, she guides a thin, tin wire until it's pressing against both the circuit board and the tip of the iron. The tin begins...
  • Former Boy Scout talks about abuse in civil trial: My word against his

    Former Boy Scout talks about abuse in civil trial: My word against his
    The victim in a Boy Scouts sex abuse case, now 20 years old, said in court Monday that he took his tape recorder to a Christmas tree lot where the 2007 abuse occurred to "have some evidence." "I thought it was a good idea to have some evidence," he...
  • 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...
  • California judges barred from Boy Scouts over anti-gay discrimination

    California judges barred from Boy Scouts over anti-gay discrimination
    California judges will no longer be allowed to participate in the Boy Scouts organization after the state Supreme Court voted this week to eliminate an exception to a rule that bars jurists from being a part of discriminatory organizations. The Boy...