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Thank you, Mountain View!

Original post made by Michele, another community, on Feb 18, 2010

Thank you, Mountain View for hosting all the Palo Alto refugees yesterday! I went to Mountain View and picked up some lunch and shopped for flashlights and D batteries. All the cafes were packed with Palo Altans and their computers. I hope everybody bought food and drink while plugged in!. I think this experience was a dry run for the earthquake that is coming later. I'm just sad that people died and property was destroyed.

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Posted by Newton
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 18, 2010 at 2:23 pm

you're welcome

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Posted by AC
a resident of another community
on Feb 18, 2010 at 2:27 pm

AC is a registered user.

You're very welcome. I had a couple of Palo Altan friends who stayed with me last night, bringing perishables from the fridge and laundry that they needed to do.

We're supposed to help each other out like that.

Although I am perhaps a bit understandably proud, and most certainly glad, that you found a good welcome.

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Posted by Bruno
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 18, 2010 at 2:27 pm

I'm glad that you have shown concern for those who died and the neighbors who had their property destroyed. Reading PaloAltoOnline it seemed that much of the focus was on the power loss and not the loss of life.

Speaking for the city I can say we were happy to have you given the circumstances.

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Posted by nanak
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 18, 2010 at 4:44 pm

I actually hate paloaltans and paloalto. But i have no problem in visiting our town occassionally. Just don't do it too often. I may get mad and leave this town if it becomes another PaloAlto. Wait a sec..It has already become another PaloAlto with too many yuppie , leftwing dirtbags with no common sense.

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Posted by Bruno
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 18, 2010 at 5:20 pm


How do you really feel? Generalize much?

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Posted by Sonny
a resident of Castro City
on Feb 18, 2010 at 5:39 pm

It just feels so good to know that Palo Altans and Mountain Viewians can get along in such trying times. So maybe now we can get access to Foothill Park? That's the neighborly thing to do.

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Posted by Christina
a resident of another community
on Feb 18, 2010 at 7:39 pm

I am a Palo Alto resident.
I watched the Olympics.
Some of the comments here make me feel sick to my stomach. I heard there are chefs there in Mountain View. I heard that you created and provide free internet services and problems.
I know there are wonderful people in Mountain View, just a few careless thinkers?
If Palo Alto is your northern neighbor with the park care of a Palo Alto ID, then I am even more impressed with the graciousness of our true northern neighbor...Canada!
A little love and hope please?
It was a miracle that no one on the ground was hurt.
It was a tragedy for the people who died.
It was more than a power outage...
Schools were closed.

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Posted by Stephanie
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Feb 18, 2010 at 7:50 pm

You'd think that Palo Alto was the center of the earth. God forbid they go without their laptops and lattes for a day. This trajedy happened in East Palo Alto. I feel sorry for East Palo Altans. They are always getting dumped on by Palo Altans.

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