Everything revolves around family for Joe Vieyra. His favorite memories include them, and he's building his own as an active parent with his sons in Boy Scouts. His extended family includes the community, where Pee-Wee's participates in local events on a regular basis. Read our interview with Joe ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Surprise, surprise! Old, white Republicans battle abortion, gays, Boy Scouts and Barack Obama's 'evil'
Orange County's Jeremy Yamaguchi--the Republican activist and Boy Scout who first won election to the Placentia City Council as a 19-year-old Cal State Fullerton student in 2008--garnered a national cable television audience on Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washi ... More >>
This week's Hey, You!--which surely you read before landing on this drivel--brings up an interesting take on buying goodies from the Girl Scouts as opposed to the Boy Scouts.The hits keep coming: there's now a campaign to end tax-exempt status in California for youth groups that discriminated based ... More >>
[Hey, You!] When it comes to snacking, bigots have no taste
Nineteen Orange County men were banned from scouting over sexual abuse allegations between 1959 and 1985, according to the so-called "Perversion Files" the Boy Scouts released Thursday under court order.Coupled with previous known cases, that makes 47 within the Orange County Council of the Boy Scou ... More >>
Click here for our Anaheim police shooting and subsequent desmadre archivesLike the good Boy Scouts they are, Anaheim cops were über-prepared two weeks ago when protesters, angered by the officer-involved shooting deaths of Manuel Diaz and Joel Acevedo, announced they would demand justice on July 2 ... More >>
Being gay doesn't mean you're happy, especially if you can't be a Boy Scout. And an Orange County advocacy group isn't happy with the Boy Scouts of America's decision Tuesday to cement its ban against gay members.The Orange County Gay and Lesbian Center is calling for a boycott of the youth organiza ... More >>
Dozens of Bootlegger's Brewery fans packed the council chambers in Fullerton last night in order to show support for the craft brewery's opening of a tasting room in downtown Fullerton's Soco District. The room was already crowded with a troop of Boy Scouts, two city commissions receiving meritoriou ... More >>
Brea in the early 1920s was a no-man's land, a place virtually bereft of women and filled with wild-catters who were seeking fortune in the oil-laden hills. It was a place where socialists were killed (a story I'll save for another time) for their politics, at a time socialists were considered sp ... More >>
Dozens of teenage Explorers have been sexually abused by cops. Should the Scouts share the blame?
Boy Scouts of America leaders knew for years that troop leader Richard Turley molested boys, including three from Orange County, but the organization allowed him to move back and forth between his native Canada--and thus to continue the pedophilia on both sides of the border. The Scouts even hel ... More >>
Today, the Boy Scouts is one of the most multicultural organizations in Orange County--indeed, if you asked me to describe the prototypical OC Boy Scout, I'd say he was a Vietnamese kid from Little Saigon. But the Boy Scouts wasn't always so egalitarian--although the national organization maintai ... More >>
Jeez, no one is safe from the sticky-fingered these days, not even Garden Grove Boy Scout Troop 75.The troop's 2005, dark-blue, enclosed 15-foot trailer, which was secured in the First Presbyterian Church parking lot with a cable through the tandem wheels and axle, has been stolen, as has the $5, ... More >>
The 2010 California Biennial is chock-a-block o' great!
Marvel/Marco DjurdjevicCaptain America has had a tough past five years. He led the losing side of a civil war, was murdered (well, not really, but everyone thought he was dead), and when he finally returned, he found out that Chris Evans is set to portray him in a movie next year.But that's ... More >>
Pine Design: Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Cars
The Jungle Book
Parade rejects float: A Huntington Beach panel gave a thumbs-down to an Independence Day entry celebrating the desegregation of state schools, saying the theme didn't have "entertainment value." Paying for parking lot rage: A Costa Mesa man was sentenced to 15 years in prison yesterday after running ... More >>
Boy Scouts gone bad: Scouts execs had the OC chapter pick up a $27,000 bill for their trip to Key West - alcohol binge and all. Overcrowding on the horizon: Relief from crowding in OC jails is at least two years away, according to the grand jury. Pit bull on trial: One woman begs a judge to allow ... More >>
Na na na na na na na na Bat Camp!
Times and Reg express surprise again and again over Irvine Co. donation
Patient: Blade II
How to become your own big-ass music label
Dreams and nightmares come true at this years NB Film Fest
ACLU ready to sue county over Boy Scouts control of Newport real estate
No daycare, a beaver exhibit
Past catches up with OC CoastKeeper Brown
Roughing it without all the rough edges
1998: The Year of Living Undangerously