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Immigrant house may be placed in new city park

Original post made on May 23, 2013

After saving it from demolition earlier this year, City Council members voted Tuesday on a strategy for restoring and relocating the tiny historic home known as the Immigrant House. The council voted 6-1, with Mayor John Inks opposed, to place the home at 771 North Rengstorff Ave., the lush 1.2-acre lot which the council voted to buy earlier this month.

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Posted by Wally
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 23, 2013 at 2:24 pm

When will SEIU workers have the time to help? They keep telling us they are living hand to mouth, and working 5 jobs a day 9 days a week to make ends meet.

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Posted by David
a resident of Blossom Valley
on May 23, 2013 at 5:24 pm

So Ronit Bryant considers a historical artifact like the Berlin Wall an eyesore in a public park, but thinks a tiny decrepit shack with very limited historical value makes a nice addition?

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Posted by wendyleela
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 24, 2013 at 6:26 pm

Thrilled the public service community wants to help!
It's usually those who live"hand to mouth"that step
up first to do the hard giving and help.Maybe they
know that helping out gets the job done.
This is a charming house.Tiny yes but by no means
a shack.It was amazingly sturdy and undamaged by
the years.I have been inside and it is really
charming and deserves to be honored by a community
garden.Those who lived in the tiny home love the
land and all things growing.The modest home in part
represents their priorities which were to value the
land more than lavish buildings.

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Posted by wendyleela
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 24, 2013 at 6:47 pm

Speaking of giving I am overjoyed by
the members of The Kiwanis Club that
have truly captured my heart with their
generosity and community spirit.
These are people that know family extends
beyond four walls Thanks sooo much.

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