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BOOKS

Kindle not elibrary compatible!

I'm shocked to learn that my Kindle is incompatible with the elibrary software. Will Amazon ever support e library books?...

Original post made by shocked in Silicon Vallley on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 21, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 11 comments | 3098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sears grand re-opening (?)

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Original post made by Shopper on Jun. 30, 2007
Last comment by bikes2work, on Dec 3, 2007 at 4:42 pm | 13 comments | 3617 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trader Joe's at Town & Country

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Original post made by Shopper on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Waiting..., on Aug 12, 2008 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 2625 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plastic grocery /shopping bags - again

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Original post made by Shopper on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Sep 11, 2008 at 5:34 am | 2 comments | 2067 Views

AROUND TOWN

51,000 sq ft grocery store coming to Menlo Park

What gives with all the tiny supermarkets (less than 20,000 square feet) in Palo Alto. Small stores have terrible selections,...

Original post made by shopper on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 24 comments | 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Palo Altans want in a grocery store

We have had many discussions on this topic without actually finding out what we, the shoppers, actually want. I am starting...

Original post made by Shopper on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by cecelia horn, on Jul 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 25 comments | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Groceries lie dormant in Palo Alto

Sounds like the NIMBYs are blocking all attempts to bring new grocery stores to Palo Alto. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_12857702...

Original post made by shopper on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 21, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 12 comments | 1631 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Kohl's in Mountain View

The new Kohl's opened today with few parking spots in the vicinity and long lines at the checkout. Many customers appeared...

Original post made by Shopper on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Overcharging, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 1879 Views

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huge expansion proposed for San Antonio Shopping Center

NIMBYs keep killing new retail projects inside Palo Alto, but our neighbors to the south are more enthusiastic. Story in...

Original post made by shopper on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 19, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 1749 Views

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giant supermarket coming to San Antonio Shopping Center

NIMBYs have killed all attempts by developers to build bigger supermarkets in Palo Alto over the last couple of decades....

Original post made by shopper on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Sep 9, 2010 at 10:07 am | 35 comments | 2444 Views

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Palo Alto needs cheaper clothing store

Interesting editorial in the Paly student newspaper. Is Palo Alto losing out on huge amounts of sales tax revenue because...

Original post made by shopper on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 9, 2011 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 908 Views

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New Fresh And Easy in Mountain View.

Having received coupons in the mail and being in the area, I tried out the new Fresh and Easy Supermarket at Rengstorff/Middlefield. Most...

Original post made by Shopper on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Shopper, on Mar 25, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments | 959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stores charging us to do their advertising?

As this is a busy back to school shopping season, it has struck me whether there is anything illegal about stores charging...

Original post made by Shopper on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 15 comments | 1872 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who is buying 10c bags?

Like many other people, I have been doing more than the regular amount of shopping over the past couple weeks. My purely...

Original post made by Shopper on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RIP Safeway?

As you may have heard, the Safeway corporation was recently bought up by Cerberus Capital Management. Most of Safeway's stores...

Original post made by shopper on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 10, 2014 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another new grocery store

Sprouts just opened in the old Tower/Rasputin location on San antonio and El Camino. They have a very nice layout, a good...

Original post made by Shops outside of Palo Alto on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by stores don't have to be large, on Sep 24, 2012 at 10:21 am | 8 comments | 2259 Views

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Palo Alto, Choked By Famously Free Parking, May Consider Pricing the Curb

Streetsblog article "Palo Alto, Choked By Famously Free Parking, May Consider Pricing the Curb": http://sf.streetsblog.org/2012/07/30/palo-alto-choked-by-famously-free-parking-may-c...

Original post made by should parking be tax-subsidized? on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Jul 30, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do we know that MI really works?

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Original post made by ShowMe on Feb. 3, 2007
Last comment by Kathryn Lindholm-Leary, on Feb 20, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 83 comments | 8457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No More Free Shuttle to Terman or Gunn!

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Original post made by Shuttle-Less on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 13, 2008 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 2314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why isn't hp being asked to pay for employee housing?

My headline is meant in a whimsical way. Why does Stanford go under the gun on housing, but when thousands of hp employees...

Original post made by Sierra on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by HPEngineer, on Aug 6, 2010 at 11:30 am | 18 comments | 2990 Views
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