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  • Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced

    Les Tupper Community Service Awards announced
    Former La CaƱada 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...
  • Scout project not just an exercise in woodworking

    Scout project not just an exercise in woodworking
    David Bailey's Boy Scout project allowed him to bond with his father, use his writing skills to raise money and, most important, create two new places for residents to relax at Laguna Beach's Glennwood House. The 17-year-old Laguna Niguel resident...
  • John Claerhout dies at 85; Boy Scouts leader was masterful fundraiser

    John Claerhout, a former Boy Scouts of America executive known for his finesse at fundraising and his promotion of scouting programs for thousands of inner-city Los Angeles teenagers, has died in a Northridge hospital. He was 85. Claerhout underwent...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Around Town: Wine event benefits youth shelter

    Around Town: Wine event benefits youth shelter
    Ian Cauble, one of just 202 master sommeliers in the world and founder of SommSelect.com, recently lent his expertise to help raise $75,000 for children in need. Cauble served hand-selected wines during the fourth annual "Love Grows by Giving"...
  • 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...
  • Gold Coast business owner shot to death: 'He touched a lot of lives'

    Gold Coast business owner shot to death: 'He touched a lot of lives'
    The 66-year-old proprietor of a Gold Coast framing company was gunned down over the weekend at the Southwest Side factory complex where he had worked for 30 years, police and family members said. Described by his son as a jack of all trades and animal...
  • 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%...
  • Former Leader columnist dies

    Former Leader columnist dies
    Walter Avery Meares Jr., a former Burbank Leader columnist who wrote about city issues during the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away peacefully in his Burbank home on July 9. He was 87. He wrote a column for more than five years covering everything...