Eric Hinwood of Salinas has been named to the dean's list at Whittier College.
Josef Gramespacher of Seaside has received a bachelor of science degree with highest honors from UC Santa Barbara.
Gramespacher is a 2008 graduate of Monterey High School.
Elizabeth Stivers of Pebble Beach was named to the fall dean's list for the 2012-13 academic year at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.
The Michigan State University California Central Coast Alumni Club will hold its meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Tusca Room at the Hyatt Regency Monterey, 1 Old Golf Course Road. The meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month.
For information, call 809-1228.
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Brad J. Hess graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.
Hess is a 1999 graduate of Monterey High School and is the son of Randall and Rhonda Hess of Prunedale.
Army Pvt. Ryan D. Estes has returned to the United States after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Estes is a 2005 graduate of Salinas High School and is the son of Mara Chelle Jackson of Salinas.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars general membership meeting will be held 6:30p.m. Tuesday at Post 811 at 3131 Crescent Ave., Marina.
For information, call 384-7668.
Babies recently born at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital include:
Damien Xavier Ryan, a son, born Jan.
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