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A gift of a daughter, Daisy Meyer Lilliene Dean born September 3rd 2005 in Kansas. Adopted by Christopher and Amy Dean. Grandparents are Bruce and Beverley Denebeim of San Francisco and Jack and Elsa Dean of Crowhurst, East Sussex, England.

Marcy Kawadler and Daryl Thomas of Menlo Park announce the birth of their son, Asher Morgan Thomas, on September 28. Grandparents are Harvey and the late Arline Kawadler; and Lynn Thomas and Ivor Thomas.

Benjamin Ray Tarnopolsky A son born October 16, to Natalie and Assaf Tarnopolsky of San Francisco. Brother to Max Jacob. Grandparents are Vera and Robert Poon of San Francisco and Ruth and Giora Tarnopolsky of Palo Alto. Great-grandfather is Samuel Tarnopolsky of Buenos Aires.

Ezra Darwin Wornick Born September 16, 2005. Parents are Jonathan Wornick and Cristina Breen of Berkeley, California. Grandparents are Anita and Ron Wornick of San Francisco and St. Helena, California and Peggy Breen of Lake Worth, Florida.