Births for the week of 1/23/18

Oliver Ortiz Sanchez
Oliver Ortiz Sanchez was born to Ricardo Ortiz and Maria G. Sanchez Mendoza, of Susanville, California, at 6:37 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 at Banner Lassen Medical Center in Susanville.
He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Maria Guadalupe Sanchez and Aurelio Sanchez, of Susanville, California.
Paternal grandparents are Guadalupe Rodriguez and Refugio Ortiz, of Susanville.
He joins sibling Ricardo Anthony Ortiz Sanchez.

Tommy Gene Joa
Tommy Gene Joa was born to TomiJean Mae Cowen and Aaron Kasey Joa, of Westwood, California, at 6:03 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at Banner Lassen Medical Center in Susanville.
He weighed 6 pounds, 2-1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Tommy Gene Braininburg and Rhonda Jean Braininburg, of Westwood.
Paternal grandparents are Airld Joa and DeDe Petersen, of Lake Almanor, California.
He joins siblings Ross, 21, Abagail, 17, Raquelle, 16, Reyan, 15, Hayden, 8, Kaylee, 5, and Austin Joa, 1.

Waylon Richard Gifford
Waylon Richard Gifford was born to Tiffany Laura Carson and Kody Richard Gifford, of Susanville, California, at 3:39 a.m., Friday, Jan. 12, 2017 at Banner Lassen Medical Center in Susanville.
He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Tammy Carson, Al Carson and Dany Carson, of Susanville.
Paternal grandparents are Linda Gifford and Rick Gifford, of Susanville.
Maternal great grandparent is Anita Carson, of Susanville.
Paternal great grandparents are Shirley Gifford, Vacaville, California, Joyce and Stan Gilstrap, of Rio Vista, California.
He joins sibling Audrey Gifford, 3.

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