Scouting News: Eagle Scouts honored

Ethan Chen and Will Barics

Boy Scout Troop 75 of Los Altos honored two new Eagle Scouts at a Court of Honor ceremony in the Garden House at Shoup Park March 3.

The Eagle designation is the highest achievement in Scouting. To earn the Eagle rank, Scouts must complete a community service project.

Noteworthies: City of Los Altos wins financial reporting award

The city of Los Altos recently received a national award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association.

The award program assists state and local governments in extracting information from their comprehensive annual financial reports to produce reports specifically designed to be readily accessible and easily understandable to the general public and other interested parties without a background in public finance.

Noteworthies: Local to be interviewed on topic of domestic violence

Ruth Patrick, founder and director of the Los Altos-based WomenSV, is scheduled to be interviewed on the topic of domestic violence on “Megyn Kelly Today” Monday. Patrick will be interviewed with two WomenSV survivors. Her nonprofit agency focuses on domestic abuse in affluent communities. Launched and incubated by Los Altos Community Foundation, WomenSV has served more than 1,000 survivors since its inception in 2012.


OBIT RuthPowell

One year ago, a celebration of the life of Ruth Powell was held on what would have been her 91st birthday, April 2. Ruth Powell passed away peacefully at home in Los Altos on February 22, 2017, with her three children at her bedside.

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