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New Poll Suggests San Franciscans Support Tech Shuttles — This Month

March 25, 2014 | 5:29 pm

New Poll Suggests San Franciscans Support Tech Shuttles — This Month

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Survey also found favorable opinions of tech workers and impact on city of tech sector growth.

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San Francisco Voters Conflicted About Tech Boom

December 11, 2013 | 6:00 am

San Francisco Voters Conflicted About Tech Boom

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New USF survey finds city dwellers think economy is going well, though affordability is a big problem.

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Can East Palo Alto Weather the Tech Boom and Increasing Gentrification?

July 18, 2013 | 4:25 pm

Can East Palo Alto Weather the Tech Boom and Increasing Gentrification?

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By Alexei Koseff, Peninsula Press In a region proudly defined by its tech industry and a network of millionaire entrepreneurs, East Palo Alto has always been outside the loop. A few miles from the new Facebook campus and Stanford University, it’s a place where homes can still be bought for low-six-figure sums, and you’re as […]

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Is $84,000 Enough for a Family of Four in San Francisco?

July 16, 2013 | 8:04 am

Is $84,000 Enough for a Family of Four in San Francisco?

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Last week, we wrote about a new budget calculator released by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) that attempts to offer a contrast to the Federal Poverty Guidelines, which say a family of four is “officially” poor only if it earns less than $23,550. What EPI hoped to do was illustrate that in plenty of places (the […]

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