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Famed Juana Briones House under Demolition: There goes much of our California history--por qué?
Justine Q. Perez
The Juana Briones House in the hills of Palo Alto is famous for being a rare reminder of California’s early Mexican heritage. After more than a decade of legal battles with the people who bought the house in 1998, preservationists lost their last legal battle, and the historic abode is under demolition at this time. Some of the descendants of Juana Briones live in Santa Clara County and visited the old house this week to say their good-byes. One of them wrote, "The house is being dismantled, piece by piece, board by board. There goes much of our California history--por qué?"

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