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shopping in Palo Alto

Original post made by toobusytoshop, Palo Verde, on Aug 25, 2006

I would love my sales tax dollars to go to Palo Alto, but unfortunately it just doesn't work. I want a one stop store where I can do my back to school shopping in one go. I want a supermarket with a bakery on the premises that actually bakes bread plus the fillings for the sandwiches, with plenty of parking space when I want to shop. I want a gas station that I pass on the way to my Palo Alto destinations. And while you are at it, a post office nearby and a subway restaurant in midtown where you can actually find a table inside or outside to eat.

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Posted by Tammy
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 26, 2006 at 9:00 am

I know what you mean about shopping in Palo Alto. I bought my Ford in San Jose (The Ford in Palo Alto closed). I bought my Plasma TV and washer/dryer at Best Buy in Mt. View (they had the lowest price). I buy my food in Menlo Park (big Safeway, not like the one on Middlefield). My household items at Target in Mt. Veiw (lowest prices again and more of a selection). My gas at Cost-co in Gilroy (Gilroy is where I work and the price of gas is much lower). I did eat at Jack in the Box (on ECR) for lunch before I went to San Francisco to shop at Union Square.