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  • More teen boys working as babysitters

    More teen boys working as babysitters
    More teen boys are earning extra cash as baby sitters these days, according to the American Red Cross, which offers classes for sitters throughout the U.S. "This year, 9.3 percent of our enrolled students are boys, which is up from 8.7 percent from...
  • Sgt. Stubby, The Canine World War I Hero From New Haven

    Sgt. Stubby, The Canine World War I Hero From New Haven
    One of the most famous combat veterans from World War I is a stray bull terrier mutt from New Haven whose wartime exploits made him the first military dog to be promoted to sergeant. When Stubby died in April 1926, the New York Times ran a half-page...
  • Alleged attackers at O's game danced to 'YMCA' as victim lay bleeding, lawsuit says

    Alleged attackers at O's game danced to 'YMCA' as victim lay bleeding, lawsuit says
    Two men who are accused of beating a fan at an Orioles game last year danced to the song "YMCA" as their victim lay bleeding with a fractured skull on a concrete floor below them, the man alleges in a $5 million lawsuit filed last week. Matthew Fortese,...
  • Why your child needs to attend summer camp this year

    Why your child needs to attend summer camp this year
    What could splashing around in the pool, field trips to the zoo and talent shows really do for your child this summer? The answer: wonders. Enrolling children in summer camp drastically improves social skills, lessens summer learning loss and promotes...
  • Memo to the World Cup: Leave the fake injuries to pro wrestling [Commentary]

    Memo to the World Cup: Leave the fake injuries to pro wrestling [Commentary]
    Like many fans and casual observers around the world, my life has been inundated with soccer (or fútbol) over the past few days. This is not a complaint; I really love watching the World Cup. Generally speaking, I have never been able to get excited...
  • On the Town: Eva Longoria visits YMCA

    On the Town: Eva Longoria visits YMCA
    Children attending the Burbank Community YMCA summer day camp expect to go on interesting field trips, learn songs, play games, go swimming, participate in talent shows, create works of art and make meaningful friendships. What they don't expect is to...
  • Letter: There's also need for boys' camp

    Glendale should continue to host Camp Rosie for teen girls, especially since the funds used to support it are raised by the Commission on the Status of Women. It is completely reasonable to fund the camp with donations from those who obviously knew they...
  • Burbank YMCA honors volunteers

    Burbank YMCA honors volunteers
    As the Burbank YMCA celebrates its 90th anniversary, it recently honored two families and several individuals for their ongoing volunteerism to the facility. Considering the local Y's longevity, YMCA officials said it was fitting to recognize the...
  • Free bike events at 'Chicago's next great park'

    Free bike events at 'Chicago's next great park'
    A free bike rodeo, a series of bike-related workshops and a potluck luncheon will take place Saturday in an effort to promote what is being billed as Chicago’s next great park, officials said. The mix of events will take place in Bucktown and is...
  • Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo

    Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo
    A historic YMCA in Mount Vernon, once home to confessed Soviet spy Whittaker Chambers and a hotel run by the former Baltimore International College, is to become a 197-room Hotel Indigo, one of the new owners said. Focus Development LLC principal...
  • UCSB friends were victims of circumstance

    Before he exacted his revenge, Elliot Rodger wrote extensively about the people he hated for rejecting him: Popular men. Beautiful women. People who partied hard. James Hong, David Wang and George Chen were not those people. They just happened to...