We are proud to announce the birth of Noah Laurence Simon. Noah was born on May 21 to proud parents Erin and Steven Simon of Oakland. Maternal grandparents are Karen McQuaid and the late James Fitzgerald of Bellevue, Wash. Paternal grandparents are Sonia and Allen Simon and uncle is Gary Simon, all of San Francisco. Paternal Great-grandparents are Sam Blumenkranc and the late Esther Blumenkranc of San Rafael, and the late Melvin and Sally Simon of Oakland.