JJ&F: When family, community ties are stronger than chains | April 25, 2007 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

- April 25, 2007

JJ&F: When family, community ties are stronger than chains

In an era of big-box chain grocery stores, Palo Alto's JJ&F Market finds family ties and neighborhood links to have long-lasting power

by Jay Thorwaldson

When Palo Alto's JJ&F Market observed its 50th anniversary in 1998, its College Terrace neighbors threw a lavish birthday party for the store and its two generations of Garcia family members who have run it.

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