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  • 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 CaƱada 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...
  • LGBT pride on parade in West Hollywood

    LGBT pride on parade in West Hollywood
    In the crowd watching the annual L.A. Pride Parade on Sunday, Raymond Sylvester could hardly keep the smile off his face. Sylvester, 74, was at the first parade in 1970, when it was so controversial that members of the Los Angeles Police Commission...
  • Atty. Gen. Eric Holder blasts Boy Scouts for anti-gay discrimination

    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...
  • Monthly water bills for Glendale residents, businesses could increase

    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...
  • Looking Out: Gay Eagle Scout from Md. petitions Amazon to halt donations to Boy Scouts

    Looking Out: Gay Eagle Scout from Md. petitions Amazon to halt donations to Boy Scouts
    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...
  • 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,...
  • Council moves to limit gush of increasing water rates

    The City Council tossed out a recommended water-rate-increase plan on Tuesday that would boost Glendale Water & Power revenue by a compounded 26.3% over the next five years, preferring to set the ceiling for their rate discussion at a compounded 20.4%...