Daniel North and Jessica Jorrie

Jessica Jorrie and Daniel North

Jessica Jorrie and Daniel North were married May 24 in Sonoma. They held their reception at Ramekins Culinary School.

The bride is the daughter of Kathy Jorrie of La Mirada and Jim Jorrie of San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from La Mirada High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in business from UC Berkeley and a juris doctorate from UC Hastings College of the Law. She is an attorney with D.L.A. Piper in San Diego.



Adam Herdrich and Meredith Allison

Meredith Allison and Adam Herdrich

Meredith Allison and Adam Herdrich were married May 28. They held their reception at Della Terra Mountain Chateau in Estes Park, Colo.

The bride is the daughter of Diane and John Allison of Los Altos. She graduated from Homestead High School and is a student at Colorado State University in the College of Veterinary Medicine.


Los Altos Girl Scouts wage campaign against ocean pollution

Courtesy of Troop 61015
Troop 61015 members gather at Seacliff State Beach. Front row, from left: Megan Apfelberg, Kiran Mahn, Elizabeth Barnett, Vivian Hanna, Marie Godderis, Annelisa Fache, Isabel Berny and Kavya Ramamurthy. Back: Anooshkha Shetty, Sophie Ashley, Valentina Chang, Sarah Rashed, Annie Specker, Olivia Pye, Shreya Kuthiala, Maddie Elkin, Olivia Colace, Arya Sastry, park ranger Christina Chettachini and Kaila Crawford.

Los Altos Junior Girl Scout Troop 61015 focused on ocean pollution for our Bronze Award Project. The Bronze Award is the highest recognition a Junior Girl Scout can earn. We are trying to raise awareness about ocean pollution and how it harms the animals that live in and near the ocean.

During February and March, we cleaned up many beaches, including Half Moon Bay, San Gregorio, Davenport and Seacliff. Over spring break, some of us cleaned up local creeks that lead to San Francisco Bay in addition to the beaches we visited in Hawaii.



Drew Mottinger and Carly Althoff

Carly Althoff and Drew Mottinger

Carly Althoff and Drew Mottinger were married May 8 in Los Angeles. They held their reception at the Hotel Bel-Air.

The bride is the daughter of James and Abby Althoff of Los Altos. She graduated from Los Altos High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s in film production from USC. She is employed as a television writer at Nickelodeon.



OBIT ErwinWinguth

of Los Altos, CA


Erwin Winguth died July 1, 2014. He was surrounded by the love of his family. He leaves behind his wife of 65 yrs., 3 daughters, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Erwin and his wife had a long and adventurous life they where together for 71 years.



OBIT GordonBrandt

In May of 2014, Gordon E. Brandt passed away after a one and one half year battle with Lymphoma. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.

Gordon was born in Los Angeles, CA on July 13, 1930. He graduated from Fremont High School in 1948 where he worked on the school newspaper and joined the California National Guard.  He proudly served as a radio operator in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, rising to the rank of Master Sergeant.



Albert Jerome Morris passed away peacefully May 13, 2014, at his home in Los Altos Hills at the age of 95. He was born in the Bronx, New York and attended UCLA, U.C. Berkeley, and Stanford. He moved to Los Altos Hills in 1958 to raise his family with his beloved wife of 63 years, Barbara, who preceded him in death.

Al is survived by his brother Herbert Morris; three children, Peter, Lee, and Lisa; five grandchildren, Gabrielle, Amanda, Ryan, Brett, and Alex; and four great grandchildren, Oceanah, Tevin, Chase and Tripp.



Madeline and Robert Tacy

Robert and Madeline Tacy, 50 years

Los Altos Hills residents Robert and Madeline Tacy celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 20.

The couple were high school sweethearts in New York. They married in 1964, when Robert was a dental student at McGill University in Montreal and Madeline was a nurse.


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