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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,...
  • Lockheed Martin ends support of Boy Scouts over ban on gay leaders

    Lockheed Martin ends support of Boy Scouts over ban on gay leaders
    The Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay leaders is losing the organization more money -- this time from Maryland. This week, Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin, one of the largest private employers in the state, announced it will no longer provide...
  • Special achievement for a special Scout

    Special achievement for a special Scout
    After nearly 10 years as a Boy Scout, Chad Dominguez stood in front of more than 200 people on Sunday to receive the highest rank in Scouting — Eagle Scout. Becoming an Eagle Scout is no easy task, but for Dominguez and his family, the recognition...
  • Kelly Clark dies at 56; made Boy Scouts divulge secrets on pedophiles

    Kelly Clark, an Oregon attorney who won a nearly $20-million judgment for a sex abuse victim against the Boy Scouts of America and forced the organization to release secrets on pedophiles contained in its so-called perversion files, has died. He was 56....
  • Gay youths now 'safe' in Boy Scouts

    Gay youths now 'safe' in Boy Scouts
    Pascal Tessier, 17, had aspired to rise to the rank of Eagle Scout since he was in the sixth grade. "It shows to everyone that I'm a capable person — that I'm worth something," said Tessier, of Kensington, Md. He knew it would be an arduous...
  • Boy Scouts revoke Seattle church's charter over gay leader

    Boy Scouts revoke Seattle church's charter over gay leader
    The Boy Scouts of America has severed ties with a Seattle church that has insisted on allowing a gay man to remain as a troop leader, the youth organization said Monday. It is likely the first time the national organization has severed ties with a scout...
  • Boy Scouts disband Seattle troop because of gay adult leader

    A Boy Scout troop in Seattle that was chartered in November lost its affiliation with the national organization last week after refusing to remove a scout leader who is gay, Boy Scouts of America said. Geoffrey McGrath first announced his sexual...
  • Making the Christmas parade come to life in Bel Air [Letter]

    Editor: On behalf of the Town of Bel Air and the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, I would like to thank the citizens of greater Bel Air for their attendance and enthusiasm at [Sunday's] Bel Air Main Street Christmas Parade and Shamrock Park Celebration. The...
  • Disney's 'Frozen' teaches kids to be gay, pastor says

    Disney's 'Frozen' teaches kids to be gay, pastor says
    Religious talk show host Kevin Swanson is claiming that Disney's hit animated film "Frozen" is the work of the Devil and teaches children to be gay.   According to Right Wing Watch, Swanson, a pastor and host of the radio talk show "Religious Right"...
  • 13 Fire Explorers graduate

    13 Fire Explorers graduate
    Costa Mesa officials announced Tuesday that 13 young men and women recently graduated from the Fire Explorers Post 400 program. The Class of 2014, ages 16 to 21, met on seven consecutive Saturdays beginning in January. The program, part of the Boy...