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Scouting News: Scout participates in July 4 ceremonies



Jason Stone Bhalla, grandson of LoAnn Stone of Los Altos, participated in the opening ceremonies at the Del Mar Fourth of July Parade as a member of Del Mar Troop 713. Jason, a former Los Altos resident, is the son of Anil Bhalla of San Diego.

Scouting News: Troop 31 inducts newest Eagle Scout



Josef Orner of Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 31 recently earned the Eagle Scout rank, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts. Only 4 percent of Scouts attain the rank.

Requirements include earning at least 21 merit badges and demonstrating Scout Spirit through the Boy Scout Oath and Law, service and leadership, which includes a service project the Scout plans, organizes, leads and manages.

Anniversary: Juanita and Harold Nissley, 60 years

Juanita and Harold (Hal) Nissley


Juanita and Harold (Hal) Nissley of Los Altos Hills celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 10.

Hal delivered The Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper in Ohio for four years after World War II. During his senior year at Cleveland Heights High School, he worked 40-48 hours per week at Chase Brass. He graduated in 1953 and attended college for two years. He joined the Air Force in 1956 and was a student in the Keesler Air Force flying club. Upon receiving his night-flying license, he and Juanita flew over the Gulf of Mexico, viewing the lights of New Orleans before turning east to Biloxi. Juanita fell in love with the flight and the pilot. The couple enjoyed a summer of weekends flying to Alabama, Florida and Louisiana, and then visited his parents in Cleveland. They were married in Biloxi, Miss., in 1957.

Wedding : Natalie Levenson and Payden Kelly

Natalie Levenson and Payden Kelly


Natalie Levenson and Payden Kelly were married Oct. 7 at Kelly’s parents’ home in Newhall, in a ceremony officiated by his grandfather. Also in attendance was Kelly’s 100-year-old great-grandmother.

The bride is the daughter of Eric and Elaine Levenson of Los Altos. She graduated from Homestead High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in biological science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She is employed as an accounting senior manager at Level Studios in San Luis Obispo.

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