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When will Trader Joe's open in Palo Alto?

Original post made by Waiting..., Jordan Middle School, on Jun 18, 2008

What is the hold up and does anyone know when it will open at T & C? I heard that there are complaints about liquor being sold across the street from Paly so we are waiting for the arguing to end.

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Posted by Becky Trout
Palo Alto Weekly staff writer
on Jun 18, 2008 at 4:41 pm

Becky Trout is a registered user.

According to Director of Planning & Community Environment Curtis Williams,
"The project is in the building permit review process. I don't know the
timeframe for when they might pull their permits and begin construction."

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Posted by Rumor
a resident of Stanford
on Jun 18, 2008 at 9:29 pm

I heard they were moving to the Stanford Shopping Center. I don't know whether that is true or not.

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Posted by Rumor update
a resident of Southgate
on Jun 28, 2008 at 7:58 pm

There is a large area in T&C that has been cleared facing Embarcadero that I'm told is for Trader Joe's. So maybe they really are going to build there. I suppose one could call the owner of the shopping center to ask. That would be too easy.

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Posted by Waiting...
a resident of Jordan Middle School
on Jul 19, 2008 at 9:54 am

Yippee! There is a sign posted at T & C on the Embarcadero side which states that Trader Joe's will open there in Spring 2009.

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Posted by Shopper
a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Jul 19, 2008 at 1:03 pm

Waiting, I was there the other day and spoke with a construction supervisor. He said it could be 2009, 0r 2010. Either way, it's coming.

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