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Noteworthy: Midpen's Abbors announces retirement



Steve Abbors, general manager of the Los Altos-based Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, plans to retire after nearly a decade at the public agency’s helm. He will stay on through the end of the year.

“Steve came aboard during a pivotal time for Midpen and helped us change course by continuing to preserve land while increasing our restoration and public access efforts,” said Larry Hassett, Midpen board president. “His leadership was critical in sustainably growing the organization to meet the needs of the public we serve.”


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Kurt Motogawa, beloved husband, devoted father and friend to all passed away very unexpectedly on October 7th while vacationing in Florida. He was 56.


OBIT GladysRussell

Gladys Ann Berry Russell passed away peacefully on October 11, 2017 surrounded by her children, Randy and Terri.


January 23, 1950 - July 13, 2017

 OBIT RayLoughlin

Ray Loughlin, age 67, passed away unexpectedly from a sudden heart attack in Bellingham, WA, on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

Ray was born January 23, 1950 in San Jose, CA to Chris and Helen Loughlin. He grew up in Los Altos and graduated from St. Francis High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in industrial arts from San Jose State University, where he met his wife, Pat, in a woodworking class.

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