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Cover Story - November 7, 2012

The Hawthorns: Have estate, need plan

Midpeninsula district considers a future for The Hawthorns in Portola Valley

by Dave Boyce

There are bats in the basement of The Hawthorns mansion in Portola Valley, it is said. There were bees in the house, 10 hives of them, but they've been repatriated, it is said. But it's a big old house. Maybe the people doing the repatriating didn't get them all! Maybe the ones they left have become easily annoyed! And has anyone given a thought to ghosts?

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