Kathleen Ann Sartain, 76, died on February 20th 2018 at 6:34PM in the arms of her family. Born in San Jose California, she was the daughter of Thomas and Dorothy Finerty.


OBIT JanieKillerman

April 18, 1942 – October 17, 2017

Born Elsa Jane Clifton in Kent, WA and raised in Portland, OR, Janie moved to the Bay Area after receiving a scholarship to attend Stanford University. Following completion of a bachelor’s degree in German and master’s degree in education, Janie taught in the Los Altos school system for over twenty years, first at Covington and then Blach and Egan junior high schools.

Scouting News: LA teen receives Girl Scout awards


Los Altos resident Elizabeth Barnett, 14, recently received the Girl Scouts Silver Award and the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

Barnett is a member of Los Altos Girl Scout Troop 60321, under the leadership of Leslie Carmichael, Kim Donovan and Judy Zellers.

Scouting News: Troop 87 Scout earns Eagle rank


A member of the Mountain View Buddhist Temple-sponsored Boy Scout Troop 87 recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts.

Paul D. Young of Sunnyvale, son of Renee and Rick Young, served under the leadership of Scoutmaster Jeff Sato. He began his Scouting career as a 5-year-old Tiger Cub in Pack 462, transferred to Pack 87 and continued up the ranks to achieve the Arrow of Light – the highest Cub Scout award – before bridging to Troop 87.

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