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News - August 6, 2010

No place like demolished home

by Daniel DeBolt

Loretta Pangrac is still looking for a new home after hers was demolished in November by a city concerned that her roof was falling in.

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Posted by reader
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Aug 5, 2010 at 10:34 pm

There is a movie in this somewhere... But who can make it something like frank capra, or is that spirit of America gone from today's people.


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Posted by Pathetic
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Aug 6, 2010 at 3:15 pm


"city staff said that the roof and walls of Pangrac's house were slowly falling in on her"

"the city felt it was necessary to demolish it"

"the city had placed a $19,360 lien on the property's sale price in order to pay for the city-ordered demolition"

"city staff say they looked into having charity groups rebuild the house"

"city officials said that city ordinances wouldn't allow for it"

Now let's talk about the same CITY/CITY STAFF/CITY OFFICIALS robbing us blind approving fat-cat pensions, never ending taxes and tax proposals, and for ramming a high speed train up our behinds while they stick it to an old lady whose only crime seems to have been minding her own business.

Where's the parade down Castro Street for her?

THIS TOWN IS PATHETIC.


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Posted by Whatever
a resident of Whisman Station
on Aug 7, 2010 at 2:23 pm

How can we help this woman? Does anybody know?


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