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  • Community: Four Boy Scouts achieve Eagle Scout rank

    Community: Four Boy Scouts achieve Eagle Scout rank
    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...
  • 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 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,...
  • 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...
  • Reader Report: Scouts honor fourth-generation Eagle

    Reader Report: Scouts honor fourth-generation Eagle
    Boy Scout Troop 90 in Newport Beach recently held an Eagle Court of Honor in recognition of Eagle Scout Brent Valentine, a Newport Beach resident who attends The Pegasus School in Huntington Beach. Valentine is a fourth-generation Eagle Scout. His...
  • Community & Clubs: Buy a flag for Armed Forces Day

    Only days remain until Armed Forces Day weekend, when the Exchange Club of Newport Harbor will display 1,776 American flags at Castaways Park. On May 16, about 1,000 children from area schools will be bused to the site to participate in the events of...
  • Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles

    Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles
    When Mary Agnes McCarville and Fred Lewis met as students at the University of Delaware in 1949, they naturally had no way of knowing where their courtship would lead. Today, after 63 years of marriage, the Clarksville parents of 10 recently had...
  • 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%...
  • Boy Scout Troop 35 marks 50th anniversary of Baltimore-Annapolis hike

    Boy Scout Troop 35 marks 50th anniversary of Baltimore-Annapolis hike
    The annual 40-mile hike by Boy Scouts of America Troop 35 has played an important role in the life of Michael Conklin. The 25-year-old has completed the course four times since his first at the age of 13. And even though he no longer lives in Maryland,...
  • Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced

    Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced
    Former La Cañada Mayor Steve Del Guercio, retired teacher and Boy Scout leader Harriet Hammons and Kyla Bradley, a high school student dedicated to making the area's homeless feel loved, are among this year's winners of the Les Tupper Community Service...