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Anya Betsy Bloom, daughter of Jon and Jill Bloom and sister of Marlee Rae, was welcomed to the world on January 8, 2009.  Delighted grandparents are Jordan and Judy Bloom of San Mateo and Ron and Donna Bookholder of Troy, MI and Scottsdale, AZ.

Nicholas and Jaclyn Guelfi of San Rafael are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Gianna, born December 4, 2008 at San Francisco Kaiser.  Grandparents are Craig and Joyce Scheer and Leon Blum of San Rafael, Great Grandparents are Heinz and Helga Ross of San Mateo and Soma Blumenkranc of San Rafael, and Great Great Grandfather is Berthold Herpe of Daly City.

Margaret (Margalit) Penina Perl Stone
was born to Abraham and Laila Stone of Berkeley on January 7, 2009.