Fay Tapper

California High Speed Rail – Our Best Friend or Our Worst Enemy?

Almost two weeks ago our manager informed us about new forms needed to advise and disclose California residents of the new High Speed Rail plans.

Earlier this week, an associate of ours from Cashin Company  shot out a company wide e-mail describing a Palo Alto city council meeting. At this meeting, many residents and business owners were concerned about the appearance of this new system. Below is a YouTube Video of a Palo Alto architect (Jim McFall) of the proposed location and appearance of online pokies the system in Palo Alto.

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Brendan Aiello

Sprinkles Cupcakes Opens in Stanford Shopping Center


Sprinkles Cupcakes Palo Alto Store Front @ Stanford Shopping Center


A new Southern California favorite has opened in Palo Alto!

Sprinkles Cupcakes has a new, and already booming location in the Stanford Shopping Center between Schaub’s Meat, Fish, & Poultry and Bang & Olufsen.

Just the walk from the parking lot to the bakery will have your mouth watering, as you can smell the sweet snacks baking from far off.

Being that Sprinkles just opened there was a pretty good sized line (about 15-20min) out the door when I stopped by for my tasty treats today. The store, inside and out is very clean looking and simple. The entire front is glass paneling with a “Sprinkles” sign above the door. The inside is accommodating to all customers with a glass display of fresh and ready to eat cupcakes when you first walk in. The cupcake and beverage menu is printed in a modern text on the back wall and very easy to read.

There are over 20 cupcake flavors to choose from, each just as good as the other. I noticed some favorites among the patrons; Red Velvet,3 Cupcakes From Sprinkles Cupcakes in Palo Alto, CA Black and White, Chocolate Marshmallow and Lemon Coconut. Be sure to grab a cup of milk to wash your favortie flavor down with.

Sprinkles was founded by Candace Nelson and her husband in Beverly Hills, CA. Candace and her husband still oppertate out of that first location but have expanded to 6 other locations all over the U.S. and more to come! Sprinkles Cupcakes are always fresh and scratch-made everyday, you can’t get any better than that people!

So not only has Sprinkles brought a great new treat to the Peninsula, they make it easier than ever to enjoy these sweet snacks; you can pre-order your pick-up online with only 24hrs advance notice.

After delivering a few of these to my girlfriend at work, she says; ” you know, cupcakes are the new flowers”.

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