Bay Area native with Hills connection appears on ‘Jeopardy!’

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Courtesy of “Jeopardy!”
Natalie Tyson, daughter of Los Altos Hills Vice Mayor George Tyson and Stephanie Tyson, appears on a recent episode of the popular game show, “Jeopardy!”

When guest “Jeopardy!” host Mike Richards announced the categories for “Double Jeopardy,” Natalie Tyson was instantly drawn to the “Hamburgers” column. Her initial thoughts, however, concerned meat patties.

From the Mayor's Desk: Los Altos City Council adopts its goals for 2021

The Los Altos City Council held its 2021 priority-setting retreat Jan. 30. Council members discussed the issues they would like to tackle over the next three to five years. From that discussion, the council adopted the following eight 2021 goals at its Feb. 23 meeting:

Women’s heart health focus of upcoming El Camino Health forum

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Graphic Courtesy of Dr. Jane Lombard and American Heart Association
Dr. Jane Lombard of El Camino Health’s Women’s Heart Center plans to present the above graphic at Saturday’s Heart Forum. The chart shows more cases of heart disease deaths among women than men from approximately 1985 to 2013. “WHI” stands for “Women’s Health Initiative” (a national long-term study launched in 1991) and “HRT” stands for “hormone replacement therapy.”

For years, heart disease was seen primarily as a man’s problem. But it’s very much a woman’s concern as well. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., accounting for one in every five female deaths. And until about 2013, more women than men were dying of heart disease.

Historian’s talk, book highlight local region’s Black pioneers

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Jan Batiste Adkins

Capitalized, the phrase “Black Lives Matter” is a political statement. Lower case, “Black lives matter” is a passion, especially to local historian, lecturer and author Jan Batiste Adkins.

MV mayor determined to preserve diversity, help city through pandemic

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Vice President Kamala Harris has nothing on Ellen Kamei when it comes to diversity.

Song Gardeners hope to plant seeds of positivity through music

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Courtesy of the Song Gardeners
Mary Gospe, from left, Chris Day and Corrie Dunn are members of The Song Gardeners, a local group finding success on the New Age charts.

Three Los Altos residents with a passion for music and gardening have joined together to create their own band, The Song Gardeners.

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