| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:46 PM
About 75 Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Scout leaders and family members gathered at the Burbank First United Methodist Church to begin the fifth annual Verdugo Hills Council Boy Scouts of America Ten Commandments Hike on Jan. 26.
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:54 PM
In keeping with the tradition of teaching strong morals and good character, the local chapter of Boys Scouts of America recently combined a learning experience with an activity its members enjoy the most — hiking.
About 75 Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts,...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:36 PM
So we hear that those were tears of joy from Vladimir Putin as he claimed victory in Russia's presidential election. They couldn't have been tears of surprise. The results had supposedly been in the bag for weeks, and a third......
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The only thing missing at the reunion for Boy Scout Troop 201 was a roaring campfire and marshmallows. But at least there was plenty of pizza, skits by the boys and river-rafting stories.
About 100 Boy Scouts past and present, parents, siblings and...
| May 15, 2012
| 5:36 PM
“Eat, Spit and Be Happy.” That’s the motto of ConAgra’s David Sunflower Seeds. That also apparently is the motto of most people who sit in city park bleachers as evidenced by the abundant piles of sunflower seed shells literally...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Iron Eyes Cody, who became famous as the “Crying Indian” in a 1971 “Keep America Beautiful” commercial, was active in Glendale's Boy Scout program for many years.
Cody became involved in Scouting activities when his son joined the...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Mention Camp Bill Lane to local Boy Scouts of a certain age and you'll get smiles of recognition. The camp, established in the 1940s, hosted hundreds of local Scouts during the years of its existence.
Bill Lane, an enthusiastic supporter of the Scouts,...
| Jun 17, 2010
Will dark humor inspire men to see the doctor? A new public health campaign launched just in time for Father's Day hopes it will at least startle them into thinking about their own mortality.
In one public service announcement, a young salesclerk...
| Oct 23, 2010
Boy Scouts of America, Verdugo Hills Council recently celebrated 100 years of service with a Centennial Breakfast Celebration at Scholl Canyon Estates Retirement Community.
Boy Scouts ranging from ages 12 to 88 were represented and cheered as they...
| Feb 6, 2011
The game on Sunday is, well, the Super Bowl of TV commercials. According to Nielsen, most people (OK, 51 percent) say they enjoy the ads more than the football, and advertisers will shell out up to $3 million for the privilege of entertaining them for...
| Sep 15, 2008
Southern California should be a bicycling paradise. The weather is perfect, the roads wide and the terrain favorable. Given our natural advantages, we should have named one of our cities after the Madonna del Ghisallo, the patron saint of cyclists.