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Kevin Lum, from left, Nicolas Dang and Nilabh Bhat

Three local Scouts earn Eagle rank

Boy Scout Troop 75 of Los Altos recently honored three Scouts for earning their Eagle rank.

Kevin Lum is a senior at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino. For his Eagle Project, he assembled five benches and a picnic table and removed three old benches at Horseshoe Lake and the top of Windy Hill.

Wally and Priscilla Norum, 70 years: Anniversary

Priscilla and Wally Norum


Former Los Altos residents Wally and Priscilla Norum will celebrate their 70th anniversary Thursday.

The Norums married July 28, 1946, in Sacramento. The couple met in church and dated while attending Sacramento Junior College.

Bob and Mary Skougaard, 60 years: Anniversary

Mary and Bob Skougaard


Los Altos residents Bob and Mary Skougaard recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

The Skougaards married June 2, 1956, in Washington, D.C., while living in New York City. They moved to California in 1958.


OBIT DonnaMyers

Donna Lee Arrants Myers was born in Selma, California on Feb. 20, 1926. She passed away on June 23, 2016, at the age of 90, after suffering a stroke. Donna was the youngest of four children. She had two sisters, Jessie and Bonnie, and one brother, Clyde, whom she adored. At the age of eleven, the family moved to Ventura where she attended Ventura High School and met her future husband, Jack. Donna enjoyed sports, playing tennis in high school as well as baton twirling and drum majoring for the marching band. Donna started dating the love of her life, Jack Myers, in 1946 after he returned from WWII. They were married in 1947 and recently celebrated their 69th anniversary.

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