Child Advocates appoints LA resident to board

The Board of Directors of Child Advocates of Silicon Valley recently appointed Cassio Conceicao of Los Altos to the board.

The appointment comes as Child Advocates’ enters its 31st year of serving foster children by providing a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), who represents the best interests of the child in dependency hearings.

Noteworthy: LAH resident receives UC Davis alumna award


The Cal Aggie Alumni Association at UC Davis honored Los Altos Hills resident Diane Bryant, Class of 1985, with the 2017 Outstanding Alumna Award at a Feb. 3 gala on campus.

Bryant is executive vice president of the Data Center Group at Intel Corp.

Noteworthy: Dentist's bike ride raises $12K for foundation


Menlo Park dentist Dr. Jan Gabus’ annual “Miles For Smiles” bike ride through Glacier National Park raised nearly $12,000 for the Los Altos-based Mid-Peninsula Dental Health Foundation, which provides dental care for the working poor who have no dental insurance and receive no government assistance.

Over the past nine years, Gabus’ bike rides have raised more than $104,000 for the foundation.

Scouting News: Troop 30 Scouts receive Eagle honors

Courtesy of Anna Michaud
Troop 30’s new Eagle Scouts include, from left, Trip Truman, James Doherty, McClane Howland, Jack Gordon, Jake Lillie, Axel Michaud and Mitchell Mertz.

Seven Boy Scouts from Troop 30 in Los Altos recently received Eagle Scout honors at a Court of Honor ceremony at Christ Episcopal Church of Los Altos, where the troop meets.

To become an Eagle Scout, Scouts must plan and execute a service project.

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