New neighbors move to 10th, 11th avenues

Kevin and Monica Flanagan moved to 10th Avenue in May from their Oak Park home of nine years.

Kevin, originally from Salinas, sells German manufacturing equipment. Sacramento native Monica is director of innovation and partnerships at the Sacramento Area Council of Governments. She can bike to work.

The Flanagans had lovingly restored their Oak Park Craftsman bungalow but wanted a larger home.

They visited an English Revival-style home a few times before deciding to make an offer. They loved the bones of the house, but it needed some attention.

Talented and experienced old home restorers, Monica and Kevin have been at work from the moment they received the keys. Several projects will keep them busy into 2021.

While Kevin is focused on the house, Monica also finds time for sewing and food preservation. She has entered her delectables in the State Fair three times, receiving 14 blue ribbons for jams, marmalades and a variety of pickled vegetables.

New neighbors move to 10th, 11th avenues

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Saying goodbye to their small San Francisco apartment, Marissa Meyers and fiancé Jon Cedercreutz have bought their first home on 11th Avenue.

Marissa grew up in Curtis Park. She graduated from McClatchy High School and the University of Colorado, Boulder. Jon is from Piedmont. He graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. They met in San Francisco and plan to marry next summer.

Marissa’s parents have lived on Curtis Way for 34 years. Marissa’s sister Kristin, her husband Ken Lambert, and sheepadoodle Larry moved to Coleman Way two years ago.

Written by Erik Fay and posted on Sunday, September 20th, 2020

Categorized: Community Corner, Neighborhood News, Viewpoint