Photo of the Week

Under the travel theme, Paul George of Los Altos used a Honeywell Pentax SP 500 (predigital) to take this photo at a children’s playground in Paris. The Town Crier invites readers of all ages to submit photos for next week’s edition of “Photo of the Week.” Next week’s theme is Los Altos park scenes. Email entries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Include your name, the type of camera used, a description of the photo and your inspiration for taking it.


Scouting News

Jack Tomkins

Troop 31 Scout earns Eagle rank

Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 31’s Jack Tomkins, a student at Los Altos High School and the Freestyle Academy of Communication Arts & Technology, recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts.

He received his Eagle Scout rank in a ceremony at Los Altos Lutheran Church.


Scouting News

Scouts honored

Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 888 members Jesse Chen, left, and Wyatt Eng celebrate earning their Eagle Scout ranks at a Court of Honor ceremony in December.


Los Altos Community Foundation adds four board members

The Los Altos Community Foundation recently added four new members to its board of directors.

• Sanjay Dave is senior manager at Synopsys Inc. He has lived in Mountain View for more than 16 years.


Scouting News

Courtesy of Shannon Kava
The new Eagle Scouts in Troop 103 include, from left, Matthew Boennighausen, Troy Jackson, Daniel Kava, Miles Meijer and Tucker Meijer. Not pictured: Diedrich Welling.

Troop 103 honors new Eagle Scouts

Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 103 recently recognized Matthew Boennighausen, Troy Jackson, Daniel Kava, Miles Meijer, Tucker Meijer and Diedrich Welling for achieving the Eagle Scout rank, the highest distinction in Boy Scouts. The troop honored the six Scouts at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony Jan. 17 at St. Simon Catholic Parish in Los Altos.

The new Eagle Scouts and their projects:


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