Juana Briones' House In the News
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has posted an article on their blog, PreservationNation, titled: 'Protecting the Story of Juana Briones & Her California Gem' by our own Corri Jimenez
On November 1, 2008, in Esther Clark Park, at the end of Old Adobe Road in Palo Alto, we formally dedicated the new State Historical Marker commemorating the life and land of Juana Briones on the site of her historic rancho.
The local historical society PAST has come forward and retained the legal services of Susan Brent-Hawley which has resulted in a stay of the demolition order that had been granted. The case remains in the courts.
Channel 5 television news posted this story , including VIDEO, on March 9, 2007.
Palo Alto Weekly: Read the Op Ed piece by Al Camarillo, Stanford historian, about why this house is so important to all of us, June 22, 2005. Visit the Stanford University exhibit on March 15th, 2007.
Palo Alto Weekly: The Neighborhood Section featured an interview with Board president, Halimah Van Tuyl, March 30, 2005.
Mercury News: View the article by Kelly Flaherty Curley, Groundbreakers, More that just a House, February, 2006.