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We’ve watched as a huge whole was dug on Lemon Street near Oak Avenue, and then a wooden framework put in place. Another big basement we figured.

And indeed that may be the case. But there’s no waiting for the house to be built. It descended from above today in four pieces.

We caught the fourth pieces being lifted into place. Pretty slick!

Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2018

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Spotted: Studio Cake with a snow flake theme

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We’re lucky enough to attend a Christmas dinner hosted by long time friends that each year has a different theme. This year is was snowflakes, and as she does every Christmas for this dinner, Bethann Goldberg of Menlo Park-based Studio Cake carries out the theme in a cake. This year’s was particularly elegant!

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Spotted: Pretty good tee-pee job on Cotton

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On our chilly morning walk, we came across a house on Cotton St. that had gotten tee-peed. Glad to see this silly nuisance of a prank continues in Menlo Park. And this one doesn’t look too hard to clean up. Back in the day, when one of our friend’s house got teepeed, we’d have to […]

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Spotted: Menlo Park school district administrators at Farmers Market

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Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Erik Burmeister, Oak Knoll principal Kirsten Garcia and Hillview associate principal Joan von der Linden (pictured left to right) were on had at the Menlo Park Farmers Market this morning. They were there to say “thanks” to the community for voting “yes” on proposition X and to answers questions […]

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Spotted: MPCSD students participating in Hour of Code

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During the week of December 4th, all Menlo Park City School District elementary schools are participating in Code.org’s Hour of Code. Over 700  students will join the millions worldwide learning to code this week with a variety of exercises and apps, including Kodable, Scratch, JR., and Hopscotch. The organization believes “every student should have the […]

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Spotted: St Nicholas, the Bishop of Myra, at Trinity Church in Menlo Park

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For over 30 years, St. Nicholas – as played by Dick Livermore – has been visiting Trinity Church on the Sunday closest to his feast day (Dec. 6) and telling the assembled children a tale about gold coins appearing in the shoes of good little boys and girls. The true tale of the Bishop of […]

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Spotted: “Three Mayors” bike ride making a stop in Menlo Park

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Reports Jym Clendenin, who participated in the Three Mayors bike ride today: “About 20 bikers, including the three mayors, showed up. Nice time chatting before the ride while consuming coffee and danish provided by Four Seasons. The ride was altogether about five miles: west down University/Palo Alto, north on Alma with a stop at the […]

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Spotted: “Shop local” sign going up on Santa Cruz Avenue

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This Saturday, Nov. 25, is Small Business Saturday, a reminder to do your holiday shopping right here in Menlo Park. InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most captured the moment when the banner went up across Santa Cruz Avenue on Tuesday. InMenlo has covered lots of local businesses in the past. Photo by Robb Most (c)2017

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Spotted: Cast of Bugsy Malone, Jr. getting “stringed”

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Emails Gina Hart: “At the finale last night of Bugsy Malone, Jr., 4th and 5th grade Encinal students took one final bow for their audience. Little did they know that their directors and a few sneaky parents had a Silly String attack planned. “After Bugsy Malone displayed his two golden tickets to Hollywood with Blousey […]

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Spotted: Women celebrating women at Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula’s leadership breakfast

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Three hundred Silicon Valley women celebrated the next generation of leaders at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula’s Women’s Leadership Breakfast at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton on November 14. The event, which was themed “Dreams of a Generation,” featured BGCP alumna who spoke about overcoming hardship to achieve their dreams, and […]

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Spotted: Laurel School Chorus serenading the Sisters at Oakwood Retirement Center

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Recently, the Laurel School Chorus performed at Oakwood Retirement Center, a community for retired nuns in Atherton. “This was a great community outreach opportunity for the students,” said choir director Rachel Bergeron. “The students did a great job preparing and performing, and the residents of Oakwood really appreciated hearing our students sing.” The Laurel School […]

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