The great Silicon Valley land grab

As California’s tech empires grow, the gap between the haves and have-nots is widening

The Financial Times
Aug 25, 2017 · 16 min read
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By Richard Waters

The city of East Palo Alto, a wedge of modest houses and light industrial sites in the heart of Silicon Valley, has been passed by in the great tech boom. A historically black area, it has seen a big Hispanic influx in…

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