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Robyn Shaffer and Anthony Behn: Wedding

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Robyn Shaffer and Anthony Behn were married Jan. 9. They held their ceremony and reception at the Brazilian Room in Tilden Park in Berkeley.

The bride is the daughter of Allison and Steve Shaffer of Davis. She graduated from Davis High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from UC Berkeley and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. She is employed as a research and development engineer at Penumbra Inc.

Lindsey Butterworth and Danny Langston: Engagement

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Lindsey Butterworth and Danny Langston announced their engagement to be married Sept. 10 in Thousand Oaks. They plan to hold their reception at the Gardens at Los Robles.

The bride is the daughter of Carey and Maria Butterworth of Chesapeake, Va. She graduated from Western Branch High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in animation from Savannah College of Art and Design. She is employed as a freelance animator.

Judy and Richard Fimmel, 70 years: Anniversary


Judy and Richard Fimmel of Los Altos Hills celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary May 15.

After Richard had served in Gen. George S. Patton’s Third Army, the couple met in Austria while Richard was the acting public safety officer.

Troop 76 Scouts receive Eagle honors: Scouting News

Two Boy Scouts from Los Altos Troop 76 recently earned their Eagle Scout ranks.

• Alexander Fina of Los Altos earned his Eagle Scout designation, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts. The troop honored Fina in a ceremony at Shoup Park May 15.

Los Altos resident joins Child Advocates board: Noteworthy


Child Advocates of Silicon Valley recently appointed Debbie Crouse of Los Altos to serve on its board of directors.

Crouse’s appointment comes as Child Advocates celebrates 30 years of transforming foster children’s lives with a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). CASAs serve as a friend and mentor and represent the best interests of the child in dependency hearings.

Sempervirens appoints new executive director: Noteworthy

The Los Altos-based Sempervirens Fund, California’s oldest land trust, recently appointed Sara Barth its new executive director.

Barth leads the 116-year-old land trust in protecting and caring for the redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains, a mission the organization continues since its initial protection of lands that became Big Basin Redwoods State Park.


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Thomas Michael Webster, Sr. passed away gently and peacefully surrounded by loved ones on May 9th, 2016. Born in Evanston, Illinois, Tom received his degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University. He went on to study law at Georgetown University while working at the U.S. Patent office and the Dept. of Naval Research in Washington DC. In 1966, he joined the Chicago patent law firm of Wolf, Hubbard, Voit and Osann as a practicing patent attorney.


Regina Marie (Dooley) Martin, daughter of John Henry Dooley and Edna Donicia (Gianelli) Segur, step daughter of Clyde Henry Segur (one of the founding fathers of Los Altos), wife of Edward Joseph Martin, mother of Susan Elizabeth Martin and Edward Joseph Martin, Jr, (Kim) passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Mountain View Healthcare Center.

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