Michael Aquino, of Dublin, has successfully completed the 27-week cadet training course at the California Highway Patrol Academy. He is assigned to duty at the CHP's South Los Angeles area office. Officer Aquino is a 1996 graduate of Castro Valley High School and earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from CSU, East Bay.
John Tatum, of Diablo, has assumed the volunteer post of Rotary International Club president for 2012-2013. As president, Tatum coordinates the community and international service projects of the Rotary Club of San Ramon, which is involved in many local and international service activities. Its efforts include work on the campaign for the worldwide eradication of polio, the Unsung Hero and San Ramon Businessperson of the Year awards, programs honoring outstanding educators and students from local schools, scholarships for graduating seniors and grants to community organizations.
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