The entrance to Facebook's corporate headquarters in Menlo Park, California, just north of East Palo Alto. A recent University of California at Berkeley study found the region has ‘lost thousands of low-income black households’ as the result of rising housing costs. Photo: AFP

As tech giants move in, rising rents and home prices push minority households out of East Palo Alto

  • Only a small fraction of jobs in California’s big technology companies go to those who live in this city of 30,000 people
  • Latinos and African-Americans are being pushed out to make room for predominantly white technology workers
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The entrance to Facebook's corporate headquarters in Menlo Park, California, just north of East Palo Alto. A recent University of California at Berkeley study found the region has ‘lost thousands of low-income black households’ as the result of rising housing costs. Photo: AFP
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