Former Los Altos Hills resident Jeanette Puorro celebrated her 100th birthday Oct. 2 and 3 at the San Jose home of her son, Mark. Thirty-one members of her family attended the party, including children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jean had an estate valued at approximately $2 million. The trust indicated that half would go to Rob, her nephew, and half to her favorite charity. She chose her nephew as her successor trustee. She trusted Rob to properly administer her estate after her death.

An informal group of retired Silicon Valley professionals who reside at BridgePoint at Los Altos senior living community have been meeting since 2015 to discuss ways to increase access to renewable energy in the face of global warming.

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Los Altos Hills resident Scott Vanderlip, president of Slow Food South Bay, said the group’s mission is to “promote good, clean, fair food for all.”

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Los Altos resident Dave Bridges has had a lifelong fascination with airplanes, from building model planes in high school into retirement – including the radio-controlled variety – to becoming a flight instructor in the U.S. Army Air Corps, to a 37-year career flying for Pan American World Ai…

If you have children, they are likely at the center of your attention as well as the primary or exclusive beneficiaries of your estate. If you have responsible children who are both willing and able to participate, I urge you to consider the advantages of involving them in your estate, tax a…

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Mature and aging skin is really not related to our actual age; rather, it has much to do with our lifestyle choices, habits and environmental influences. Mature and aging skin can lack luminosity and firmness. It can appear dry and dull with deep wrinkles, pigmentation and age spots.

Aging is a wonderful thing. In addition to beating the alternatives, it raises a number of challenges and opportunities about where you will live as you age.