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Original post made by grandmakk, Midtown, on Dec 7, 2015

I picked up my grandchildren after school on Friday and headed to the tree-lighting downtown. We had a wonderful time until the children became hungry. Our plan was to enjoy the advertised snacks before going to our house for dinner. Except there were NO SNACKS. The hot chocolate was delicious, but hardly a snack. If we left, we would miss the tree lighting. The pizza place was overly-crowded and, again, we would miss the big event. The children wanted to stay, but they were really hungry by the time the tree was lit.

Please, City folks, if you advertise on multiple sites that you will be serving snacks, do it!

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Posted by How Rude!
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Dec 7, 2015 at 7:41 pm

How incredibly thoughtless, rude, and cheesy of this wealthy City!

Jeez, they should be spreading cheer and Bon Homie, not acting like Scrooges.

Posted by grandmakk
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 7, 2015 at 9:17 pm

I'm sure it was an oversight, but these days people just do this type of thing so often. I don't know if it's a lack of organizational skills or just not caring, but it's so frustrating.
Maybe I'm behind the times in expecting people to do what they say they will.

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