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  • Top Girl Scouts official charged by FBI with embezzling $370,000

    Federal authorities claim a top official for the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles embezzled about $370,000 from the youth organization known for its annual cookie sales. Channing Smack, 51, of Marina del Rey, was due Wednesday in a downtown Los...
  • Ex-Girl Scout official allegedly had $9,500 in boot when arrested

    When a former top Girl Scout official was taken into custody by the FBI on money laundering charges, prosecutors allege he was carrying more than $18,000 in cash, including $9,500 in an envelope concealed in his left boot. FBI agents arrested Channing...
  • Kelly Clark dies at 56; made Boy Scouts divulge secrets on pedophiles

    Kelly Clark dies at 56; made Boy Scouts divulge secrets on pedophiles
    Kelly Clark, an Oregon attorney who won a nearly $20-million judgment for a sex abuse victim against the Boy Scouts of America and forced the organization to release secrets on pedophiles contained in its so-called perversion files, has died. He was 56....
  • Chris Erskine walks down the Westin Bonaventure

    Chris Erskine walks down the Westin Bonaventure
    Short on detail, this story, for it's a little tricky taking notes while rappelling down the side of a 32-story downtown hotel, slick as glacial ice. No gargoyles on this baby, unless you're counting me. That's about as much detail as I can muster....
  • Turning the city of L.A. into a classroom

    Turning the city of L.A. into a classroom
    Under the Los Angeles city charter, the mayor has no formal power over the Los Angeles Unified School District. But this has not stopped mayors — including Richard Riordan and Antonio Villaraigosa — from using the bully pulpit and the power of...
  • Utah Boy Scout leader insists rock was toppled out of safety concerns

    Utah Boy Scout leader insists rock was toppled out of safety concerns
    Dave Hall didn’t think twice about posting a video he recorded of a fellow Boy Scout leader toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park. The mushroom-shaped rock – one of thousands in Goblin Valley State Park that have formed...
  • Is Boy Scouts' ban on the severely obese severely misguided?

    Is Boy Scouts' ban on the severely obese severely misguided?
    This week through July 24, about 40,000 Boy Scouts and their leaders are descending on a vast encampment in the hills of southern West Virginia to engage in traditional Boy Scout pastimes — hiking, shooting, repelling, orienteering, swimming,...
  • Boy Scouts kick out Utah leaders who destroyed rock formation

    Boy Scouts kick out Utah leaders who destroyed rock formation
    Two Boy Scout leaders who filmed themselves toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park have been removed from their posts by the Boy Scouts of America and face possible criminal charges for their actions at Goblin Valley State Park. The...
  • Mormon Church to Boy Scouts: Gay Scouts proposal OK

    Mormon Church to Boy Scouts: Gay Scouts proposal OK
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a message for the Boy Scouts of America's plan to allow gay Scouts: We're fine with it. The Mormon Church, which has historically opposed same-sex marriage, said Thursday that it supported the Scouts'...
  • Man dies, four Boy Scouts rescued along Arizona-Nevada border

    A 69-year-old Las Vegas man died after an ill-fated trip into the Lake Mead National Recreation Area with four Boy Scouts and another visitor over the weekend, officials said. The Boy Scouts had gotten lost in the blazing heat and called officials for...
  • Boy Scouts of America lifts ban on gay youth

    Boy Scouts of America lifts ban on gay youth
    GRAPEVINE, Texas — In a highly anticipated vote Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay youth starting next year, the latest sign of a shift in American attitudes toward gays and lesbians. The resolution was adopted with more...