Commemorating the brave

Courtesy of Robin Chapman

World War II U.S. Navy veteran and longtime Los Altos resident Dick Abbott, 95, showcases Adm. William A. Moffett’s Medal of Honor. The Navy awarded Moffett, after whom Moffett Field was named, the nation’s highest military honor in 1914, and a duplicate of his medal is now part of a new display at the Moffett Field Historical Society Museum.

Noteworthy: Surgeon lectures at Aging Face Course


Los Altos plastic surgeon Dr. Harry Mittelman served as guest lecturer at the Aging Face Course, held April 13 in Chicago. He presented a new operation he developed, the Horizontal Neck Lift.

The new technique addresses advanced aging of the lower neck.

Noteworthy: Wayne State honors LAH residents

Krish Panu and Deming Xiao of Los Altos Hills were honored April 20 by the Wayne State University College of Engineering at its Hall of Fame Awards Dinner in Detroit. The two alumni were inducted into the Hall of Fame, while nine others were recognized as distinguished engineers.

Panu, who earned an MBA from Wayne State in 1984, is co-founder and managing director of PointGuard Ventures.

Meyer exhibition 'Blooms' at Gallery 9

Courtesy of Jan Meyer
“Country Brown House” is among Jan Meyer’s works on display at Gallery 9.

“Rooms and Blooms,” an exhibition by Los Altos artist Jan Meyer, is scheduled for display Tuesday through May 27 at Gallery 9, 143 Main St., Los Altos.

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