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LA's San Juan dancers shine at competition

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Anna “Ani” Yordanova, right, is scheduled to compete in the Dance Masters of America’s National Solo Title Competition and Convention this summer in New Orleans, accompanied by her sponsor, teacher Jordan Micek.

Four dancers from San Juan Dance in downtown Los Altos received honors at The Dance Masters of California competition, held March 4 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Anna Yordanova, 10, who goes by “Ani,” was crowned Junior Miss Dance of California 2017. She started dancing at age 2 in “Mommy and Me” classes. She joined the dance studio’s San Juan Sensations – a competitive dance team – nearly four years ago and has “loved every second of being on the team,” she said.

Los Altos physician explores integrative forms of healing

When Los Altos resident Erica Weirich, M.D., traveled to Bhutan on behalf of the Global Health Research Foundation, she came across a surprisingly healthy country.

Weirich observed that Bhutan’s self-created and integrative system of Eastern and Western healing resulted in significant improvements in health indices, far beyond those in similar nations.

Former U.S. Rep. Campbell speaks at SPARC meeting

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Tom Campbell speaks in Los Altos Hills last week.

Former five-term U.S. Rep. Tom Campbell returned to the Peninsula March 15, telling members of the South Peninsula Area Coalition that one aspect of the U.S. Supreme Court that is changing involves legislating.

Campbell appeared before 100 SPARC members at Fremont Hills Country Club in Los Altos Hills.

GreenTown leader 'excited' about nonprofit's mission

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Kris Jensen provides leadership as executive director of GreenTown Los Altos.

Imagine a Los Altos where bicycle use is everywhere and the majority of cars are electric.

That’s a Los Altos Kris Jensen would like to see. He’s the new executive director of GreenTown Los Altos, the nonprofit environmental advocacy group celebrating its 10th year of operations.

Law student from LAH takes on Boston Marathon

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Neha Sabharwal plans to enter the April 17 Boston Marathon.

Neha Sabharwal is not just running this year’s Boston Marathon for herself, but also to raise visibility for an organization that aims to inspire and instill confidence in girls.

Puppy Lovers: Where can you go in Los Altos?

If you have been a pet parent in the past 20 years, you have probably heard from your veterinarian, groomer or trainer how important socialization is.

They may have told you that it is important for the puppy to be socialized with other dogs and humans, but are they giving you information on how to do it and where to go? Our community currently lacks a well-known indoor space for socialization of puppies and older dogs.

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