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Experienced and passionate travel agents are hard to find, but not at Travel Advisors, because that is a requirement for our team. Over the last decade, many travel agents moved out of the industry due to online technology. This has made agents with longevity and the ability to effectively consult and provide superior service while making valuable travel recommendations. Our agency is one not limited by destination location or type of travel, as collectively there is no stone unturned in our office. We have become true consultants representing our clients’ travel preferences. A superior travel agency is able to fit the needs of any traveler, no matter location, destination or difficulties required for such. The more global our world gets, the more intricate the travel planning experience, and we are ready to assist. Resorts and destination hotels are being bought and sold constantly, the ratings change quickly, just to name a few trends, and then there is the whole political news affecting our industry, and should we mention weather? Let us introduce you to a handful of our agents who humbly pride themselves in their expertise in our industry, and you will get an idea of what sets us apart.

Marilyn Cox Gum, Office Manager Marilyn’s first career was as a microbiologist but then the travel bug bit and she joined Travel Advisors in 1982. She experienced many of the world’s fascinating locales from Mt. Everest to Arusha, Tanzania. She invites you to plan the trip of your dreams.

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Abercrombie & Kent in a private jet, or a relaxing cruise to enjoy the weather in the Caribbean or the wilderness in Alaska, we are ready to make your next trip the best yet. We want to be your travel consultants for life, and ensure you and your family and friends consistantly meet your traveling goals. We are at your service to make your dreams happen to the caliber you expect.”

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Mary’s passion for travel started just out of high school when she left her home in the Greek Islands to travel to England to become a nurse. In 1985 her travel career began and provided her with even more opportunities to see the world. Travel Advisors has been her home away from home for the past 17 years. Visit Mary to experience her unique customer service in planning your next vacation.

Linda Margolin, a travel agent for over 35 years, has a heartfelt passion for travel. Her expertise is Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the islands of the South Pacific. Linda is a Premier Certified Aussie Specialist and has received awards for her high achievement from Tourism Australia. Linda also sells worldwide travel, and values meeting the clients’ needs and validating dreams.

Elfi Anderson, Travel Agent Elfi was born and raised in Germany and spent one year in Paris to pursue French language studies. One year after her relocation to the United States in 1976, she started her career in the travel business, which has covered corporate and leisure travel. Her favorite destinations are within Africa and include South Africa and Namibia.

Dorothy Burke, Travel Agent Dorothy is a native of San Jose. She joined the Travel Advisors family in September 1995 Dorothy’s favorite travel question is: “The World is a great book of which they, who never stirred from home, read only a page.” Dorothy manages cruises and tours.

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ashion Styling and Merchandising is a new course at Los Gatos High School. Students who enroll in the course are interested in learning about careers in the fashion industries. Not just fashion design, but the whole creative gamet associated with the industry. One student, for instance, crossed over to interior design. Los Gatos High School teacher Patricia Sutton, has taught a fashion construction class for many years. She said it is rare to get a student to stay in her class all four years, but she definitely has lots of repeat students and when that happens, the students get to put a unique flare to their sewing and alter patterns to achieve new looks. As with most industries, Patricia noticed a need for her students to get ‘in the door’ and understand business a bit more to acquire some buisness acumen to couple with their creative talents, if they truly want to succeed in this field. Because of this, she added this new course which focuses on the styling and merchandising for a change. A unique component for this class, is that she has added an internship program. The school has partnered with businesses downtown to give the students an opportunity to gain real world experience in the fashion industry.

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From the Students: “This class is a wonderful opportunity and I have really enjoyed getting to know the great girls in it as well as developing a deeper understanding of the fashion industry and all of its components.” Caytie Judy, Freshman “The internship in our class gives us real world experience, not only with business but with real life problems; that’s hard to find in a normal high school class.” Kat Hunsinger, Senior From a Parent (to Ms. Sutton): “My daughter Anne is really enjoying your Fashion Merchandising class. Without realizing it, you are teaching her invaluable skills about working, presenting yourself well, punctuality, etc. while she implements her classroom-acquired skills about color, design, advertising, etc. I am very pleased with your program and curriculum. What impresses me the most, however, is that this is the first year you have taught this class. At Back to School Night, I sensed a real clear vision of what your students would learn and where you wanted to take them. Anne has really enjoyed her internship and they have made her feel very

I graduated with a Home Economics and Spanish degree because of my love for Fashion, Culinary Arts and the Spanish culture. I have been teaching for 27 years, the last 18 years in the Los Gatos area. (For 5 years I taught at Saratoga, and I am on my 14th year at Los Gatos. Although I taught fashion courses prior to that while in the Southern California and Sacramento areas.) I feel that you need the sewing skill to appreciate how to put the garments together, but also to understand business. After teaching the construction course for years, students expressed an interest in the business end of fashion, so I created a course to meet my students’ needs and interest.” Patricia Sutton has had the pleasure of seeing her students excel in the fashion industry. She has students at FIT (Fashion Institute and Technology) in NY, Jennifer Wang at Parsons (where Project Runway films), SCAD Savanah LG Collge of Art and Design and more. Her dream is to one day open Vogue Magazine and see a former student starting back at her! LG TM

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very day, we residents of the South Bay see a striking landmark in the mountains above us – a white rectangular tower atop Mount Umunhum, and we know we are home when we see it. More than a landmark, the Tower is the most visible, and last remnant of an important chapter of our local history. Unfortunately that landmark and the history it represents is endangered. A group of local volunteers hope to save it. At 3,486 feet elevation, Mt. Umunhum is the fourth tallest peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains. But from much of the South Bay it appears much more prominent than that statistic would suggest. The eye is drawn to an enigmatic white “cube” at its peak. During the Cold War, Mt. Umunhum was the site of the Almaden Air Force Station. The Station defended the Bay Area from invasion by air during the Cold War; from 1958 to 1980 its powerful radar could see far out to sea, and its airmen could scramble fighters to investigate any unidentified planes that were detected. On watch 24 hours a day, the Station’s blanket of protection kept the Bay Area from harm. Without that air defense, Bay Area history would have been very different; many of the high-tech businesses that formed the foundation of Silicon Valley would not have set up shop here. Indeed, many of those companies worked for the Air Force, building parts used in the radar and computer technology atop Mt. Umunhum. Built in 1960, the tower was the base for the station’s long range search radar antenna. The five story tall concrete building housed the personnel and electronics to operate the radar; the 85.5 ton antenna on top spun every 10-12 seconds, searching the skies for incoming airborne threats. From the valley floor, only the Radar Tower is visible. But in reality the mountaintop contained an entire small town. The airmen and their families lived on Mt. Umunhum – children, too. The Air Force Station had barracks,

apartments, a PX, even a bowling alley – all the comforts of home. For the military families stationed there, it WAS home. As technology advanced, and satellites and missiles became more sophisticated, ground-based radars became less important. Eventually Mt. Umunhum was no longer needed for our nation’s safety. The Air Force Station closed in 1980; the radar antenna was taken down, leaving the Tower and the rest of the Station behind. Today Mt. Umunhum is owned by the Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space District, or “Mid-Pen”. They are in the process of converting the Air Force Station into Open Space, and have plans in place to open Mt. Umunhum to the public for the first time. However, the Radar Tower is not part of their plans. As a matter of policy, Mid-Pen does not spend money on historic preservation, just on Open Space. Their preference, then, is to tear the Radar Tower down. At a series of rancorous public meetings in 2012, the South Bay community informed Mid-Pen’s Board that this was not acceptable. However, through a quirk of local politics, the people who see the Tower every day – mostly in San Jose – are not part of the Mid-Pen district; they pay no taxes to the District and have no representation in its decision making process. In October 2012, Mid-Pen’s announced their decision: If by 2017 “the community” can raise the $1.2 million needed to repair and restore the Radar Tower, it will be saved. If not, it will be demolished. A number of vocal activists were present that night. “Several of us who wanted to save the tower exchanged ideas and phone numbers in the audience that night,” said Sam Drake. “A few days later I filed paperwork with the State to form the Umunhum Conservancy, a non-profit dedicated


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