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Mei Bo Chan
After more than a decade of legal battles, in which owner Jaim Nulman faced off against preservationists, a decision by a final court ruled against the group Friends of Juana Briones House. It was hoped that Nulman would let archeologists enter the property before any demolition of the house on his property began, so that experts might salvage some of the historic parts of the pioneer latina's original home, the oldest house in Palo Alto. Nulman told local papers that "only dismantling", not demolishing the house. photo: At a 2009 Juana Briones' Park gathering, picnic goers carried signs in Spanish and English: "Save the Juana Briones House"
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