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Women’s History Month spotlight on the automotive industry

Commemorating women who’ve influenced the automobile industry 

Magnussen’s Toyota extends our warmest wishes to all women. March is Women’s History Month, a time to honor and celebrate the significant contributions that women have made to society, including in the automotive industry. We’re a woman-owned and operated business, so this topic is near and dear to our hearts. Below, we’ve featured three important women who played roles in the history of the auto industry.  

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Fall 2022 events and activities near Palo Alto, CA

What is there to do this fall around Palo Alto, CA? 

Are you looking for some fun fall activities around Palo Alto? You’ve come to the right spot. Below, you’ll find activities in Palo Alto and San Jose, CA. We’d also love to see you here at Magnussen’s Toyota in Palo Alto this fall. A tune-up or a new car could be just what you need this fall for a great time. 

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How can I celebrate July 4th around Palo Alto, CA? 

Three Independence Day events and activities in Palo Alto and Los Altos 

It’s just about time to celebrate our country’s independence. Below, you can find one celebration happening in Palo Alto, another in Los Altos, and the third happening at California’s Great America. Wherever you choose to go, we hope you have a wonderful holiday. We’d love to see you here at Toyota Palo Alto for a test drive or oil change before the holiday.  

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Light Up Your Holiday Season With These Displays in the Bay Area

Best Christmas Light Displays in the Bay Area for 2021 

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without Christmas lights, and while you may decorate your house this season, there are some Christmas light displays that go above and beyond each year. So, we’ve compiled our best picks for Christmas light displays in the Palo Alto area and beyond for the 2021 holiday season. It is by no means a definitive list, so leave your own recommendations in the comments section, Happy holidays! 

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Eat a delicious Thanksgiving meal safely during the pandemic

Safe Thanksgiving takeout or delivery options in and near Palo Alto, CA

Well, there’s no way around it—2020 has been a difficult and complicated year. With the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic upending everything and still being a concern as we head into the holiday season, we all have to make some adjustments to our usual plans. Thanksgiving is on the horizon, and while it is normally a time when people gather with friends and family for a massive meal, this year we have to rethink plans and be more careful so everyone can have a chance to do Thanksgiving properly next year. With that said, there are still options if you want to have a tasty meal with those in your household this year and you don’t feel like cooking the meal yourself! Read ahead for some safe Thanksgiving takeout or delivery options in and near Palo Alto, CA. Be sure to contact any restaurant you order from to check their safety protocols for yourself, as safety is never a guarantee.

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Where Can You Find Genuine Toyota Parts and Accessories Near the San Francisco Bay Area?

Get Genuine Toyota Parts and Accessories at Toyota Palo Alto

If you are searching for new parts or accessories for your Toyota vehicle, then you should visit us here at Toyota Palo Alto today! Here at Toyota Palo Alto, we have several excellent parts specials and many terrific accessories available for customers to explore! Join the Toyota Palo Alto staff today as we highlight why you should use Toyota Genuine Parts and Accessories on your Toyota vehicle!

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Where Can You Enjoy a Delicious Valentine’s Day 2020 Meal in Palo Alto?

Restaurants in Palo Alto CA to Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2020

Are you struggling to find a place to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one next week? If so, then you should consider making a reservation as soon as you can at one of the restaurants that we are about to discuss! The staff here at Toyota Palo Alto has visited any of the restaurants in Palo Alto and has a few recommendations for you to consider as you celebrate this holiday of love this year! Let’s examine these restaurant recommendations together! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Where Can You Celebrate the 2019 Holiday Season Near Palo Alto?

Celebrating the 2019 Holiday Season Near Palo Alto CA

Are you looking for a few ways to celebrate the 2019 holiday season here in the Palo Alto, CA area? If so, then you are in luck! The staff here at Toyota Palo Alto is here to help you find a great way to celebrate the holidays with your friends and family! The staff has a few event recommendations for you to explore this holiday season! Let’s explore these event recommendations together! Read the rest of this entry >>