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OBIT RichardPeters

Richard Peters, M.D., 89, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2016. Richard was born June 15, 1927 in Connecticut. He is survived by his wife Mary Nichols-Peters, and daughters, Karen Grenfell, Jennifer Cramer, Amy Aiken, two stepsons, seven grandchildren. 


OBIT MatthewCabot

Los Altos Hills, Calif. – Mathew “Matt” August Cabot, died peacefully at his home in Los Altos Hills on Oct. 13, 2016, from congestive heart failure. He was 78.

Matt was born on June 4, 1938, in Lexington, Kentucky, but grew up in the Bay Area. After graduating from Bellarmine High School in 1957, Matt enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served as an intelligence specialist for two years before entering Kansas University. Rock Chalk Jayhawk KU!

Troop 61077 earns Bronze Award: Scouting News

Courtesy of Sue Elkin
Junior Girl Scout Troop 61077 members sit on the bench they financed and installed at CSA. Pictured, from left, are Julia Oram, Alexandra Margaritis, Chloe Michel, Ella Rose Deegan, Sarah Mosalem, Shannon McCabe, Ava Elkin, Jen Corley, Charlotte Yao, Sophie Scherkenbach and Tara Davari.

Los Altos Junior Girl Scout Troop 61077 recently earned the Bronze Award, which involves developing and implementing a 40-hour service project with lasting impact.

The troop set out to help local residents in need of food and shelter and reached out to Community Services Agency to see how they could accomplish their goal. The troop learned that the line for services can be long, sometimes wrapping around CSA’s building and parking lot. The troop decided to purchase and install benches for clients to sit on while they wait.

MVLA superintendent joins YMCA board: Noteworthy



The El Camino YMCA recently appointed Jeff Harding, superintendent of the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District, to serve on its board of managers.

Before his MVLA post, Harding served as superintendent for the Healdsburg Unified School District for seven years. He began his career teaching environmental education and mathematics and later served as assistant principal at Drake High School in Marin County and as founding principal at Windsor High School. Harding graduated from UC Berkeley, where he was a Sherman-Fairchild Scholar.

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