Court ruling OKs demolition of Brionese house

A ruling by the California Supreme Court has cleared the way for the demolition of the oldest home in Palo Alto.

February 25, 2011 12:23:52 AM PST
A ruling by the California Supreme Court has cleared the way for the demolition of the oldest home in Palo Alto.

After more than a decade of legal battles, the adobe house that was owned by Juana Brionese, who was a pioneer and one of only 34 women who owned land in California back then.

An attorney for the property's owner says they'll likely tear the abandoned building down within a month.


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