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  • 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...
  • From the Boathouse: Rainy-weather reporting leaves many high and dry

    Ahoy! Our first storm of the year has arrived, and the TV weather reporters finally have something to report. What do the weather reporters do the other times of the year? I am sure their adenine levels must be high as they wait for the problems...
  • 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...
  • Boy Scout policy banning gay leaders causes Disney to halt donations

    Boy Scout policy banning gay leaders causes Disney to halt donations
    Starting in 2015 the Boy Scouts of America’s policy banning adult leaders who are gay will cost the organization donations from the Walt Disney Co. Though Disney doesn’t provide money to the Boy Scouts' national or local councils, the...
  • Elect Fadgen, Zimmerman, Levy in Plantation

    Elect Fadgen, Zimmerman, Levy in Plantation
    Taxes main issue in Plantation Plantation is a city still trying to maintain its small-town flavor and "green" look, despite growing to a population of 85,000. It's a town that still has egg hunts for children and one of the area's bigger 4th of July...
  • Political newcomer running against incumbent for Plantation Group 4 seat

    Political newcomer running against incumbent for Plantation Group 4 seat
    For candidates in this year's race, the issues are taxing. In the March 12 race for Group 4, political newcomer Chris Zimmerman is running against incumbent Peter Tingom, and chief among the issues are tax hikes. "As a resident and business owner in...
  • Chan Lowe: Boy Scouts consider letting in gays

    Chan Lowe: Boy Scouts consider letting in gays
    What I find most interesting about the Boy Scouts’ rethinking of its position on admitting gays is the reaction to the proposed decision. Once the BSA’s corporate sponsors got blowback in the wake of the “no gays” policy and...
  • Meeting on proposed electricity rate hikes angers residents

    For at least half the roughly 25 people who showed up to a community meeting Thursday night on proposed electricity rate increases, it wasn't just the thought of ballooning bills that had them fuming, it was how the meeting was run. For starters,...
  • 'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe

    'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe
    Given the rapidly evolving status of gay rights here in the U.S, where the Boy Scouts of America recently lifted a ban on gay youths and the Supreme Court prepares to rule on two same-sex marriage cases,  John Oliver decided it was time to check up on the...
  • Scout plaques annoy La Cañada Flintridge trail users

    Scout plaques annoy La Cañada Flintridge trail users
    After they renovated sections of a trail in La Cañada Flintridge, two local Eagle Scouts were recognized last year with personal plaques displayed near their completed projects. But trail advocates weren't pleased with the location of the monuments: on...
  • Community & Clubs: Ten more faces for the Hall of Fame

    Ten outstanding volunteers from Costa Mesa and Newport Beach were honored last Friday at the Daily Pilot Community & Clubs Hall of Fame luncheon. American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 Commander Jess Lawson was nominated by 3rd Vice Commander Ken...