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KQED’s “Boomtown” series will seek to identify not only what is happening in real time in this tech boom but drawing out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.

Latest Episodes

Finally: San Jose Starts to Capitalize on Tech Boom

San Jose, the self-described “Heart of Silicon Valley,” has been dragging behind the rest of the region in terms of city budgets and services. You could say San Jose didn’t have the dumb luck to be home to one of the tech firms that blew up in this latest boom, like Google or Facebook. But increasingly, San Jose is getting a piece of the action. Reporter: Rachael Myrow.

4 MIN2015 JUL 9
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Finally: San Jose Starts to Capitalize on Tech Boom

Why San Jose Is Barely in the Black Despite the Tech Boom

The tech boom is pumping unprecedented riches into the region. But San Jose is barely in the black after years of deep deficits and painful cutbacks. How can that be? And what will it take to turn things around? Reporter: Rachael Myrow

4 MIN2015 JUL 8
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Why San Jose Is Barely in the Black Despite the Tech Boom

In-Law Units Become New Design Frontier For SF Architects

Tens of thousands of San Franciscans live in converted garages, attics and basements: commonly known as "in-law units". Until recently, most of these were technically illegal. But the housing crunch prompted supervisors to not only bring them out of the shadows, but also find ways to create new in-law units. These creations are also inspiring creativity in people looking for ways to make in-laws better places to live. Reporter: Stephanie Martin-Taylor

3 MIN2015 MAY 8
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In-Law Units Become New Design Frontier For SF Architects

Local Officials Working with Non Profit to Save Palo Alto Mobile Home Park

The longtime owner of the Buena Vista trailer park is trying to close it down and capitalize on the land. About 400 mostly low-income residents have been fighting to stay put. Silicon Valley real estate is soaring in value these days. And now, a nonprofit is offering to run the park if the owner will sell. Reporter: Peter Jon Shuler

2 MIN2015 MAY 8
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Local Officials Working with Non Profit to Save Palo Alto Mobile Home Park

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Recounts More Than Six Decades of Life in San Francisco

Poet, painter and publisher Lawerence Ferlinghetti provides a historical perspective on San Francisco's boom, as someone who has seen booms and busts over the decades. Joanne Jennings spoke with him in the city's North Beach neighborhood.

4 MIN2015 APR 10
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti Recounts More Than Six Decades of Life in San Francisco

Wary Employers, Stigma Have Some Tech Workers Keeping Low Profile

We hear a lot about how tech workers are earning high salaries, gentrifying neighborhoods and driving up rents. But hearing from these workers directly, on-the-record, is rare, and there is a reason for that. Reporter: Sam Harnett

3 MIN2015 APR 9
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Wary Employers, Stigma Have Some Tech Workers Keeping Low Profile

For Mission Bakery, Gentrification is Baked Into the Business Plan

Many mom and pop businesses have been priced out of San Francisco's Mission District, but one Mexican bakery has thrived by adapting to the times. Reporter: Joanne Elgart Jennings.

4 MIN2015 MAR 20
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For Mission Bakery, Gentrification is Baked Into the Business Plan

Renters Struggle to Keep Up in Menlo Park’s Belle Haven Neighborhood

Some families near the growing headquarters of Facebook are getting crushed by some of the most expensive rents in the country. To survive, they are doubling or tripling up in cramped homes, or worse: raising their children in garages. Reporter: Jhabvala Romero

4 MIN2015 MAR 18
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Renters Struggle to Keep Up in Menlo Park’s Belle Haven Neighborhood

Young Oakland Entrepreneurs Redefine the Startup With a Local Twist

Oakland youth join the booming Bay Area economy with local threads, health awareness and a music blog. Reporter: Tylyn Hardamon

4 MIN2015 MAR 12
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Young Oakland Entrepreneurs Redefine the Startup With a Local Twist

Bay Area Tech Boom Driving Up Cost of Psychotherapy

The influx of tech workers in the city is coinciding with some higher costs for mental health care. But does that mean some people, mostly non-tech workers, are getting priced out of psychotherapy?

4 MIN2015 MAR 5
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Bay Area Tech Boom Driving Up Cost of Psychotherapy

Latest Episodes

Finally: San Jose Starts to Capitalize on Tech Boom

San Jose, the self-described “Heart of Silicon Valley,” has been dragging behind the rest of the region in terms of city budgets and services. You could say San Jose didn’t have the dumb luck to be home to one of the tech firms that blew up in this latest boom, like Google or Facebook. But increasingly, San Jose is getting a piece of the action. Reporter: Rachael Myrow.

4 MIN2015 JUL 9
Comments
Finally: San Jose Starts to Capitalize on Tech Boom

Why San Jose Is Barely in the Black Despite the Tech Boom

The tech boom is pumping unprecedented riches into the region. But San Jose is barely in the black after years of deep deficits and painful cutbacks. How can that be? And what will it take to turn things around? Reporter: Rachael Myrow

4 MIN2015 JUL 8
Comments
Why San Jose Is Barely in the Black Despite the Tech Boom

In-Law Units Become New Design Frontier For SF Architects

Tens of thousands of San Franciscans live in converted garages, attics and basements: commonly known as "in-law units". Until recently, most of these were technically illegal. But the housing crunch prompted supervisors to not only bring them out of the shadows, but also find ways to create new in-law units. These creations are also inspiring creativity in people looking for ways to make in-laws better places to live. Reporter: Stephanie Martin-Taylor

3 MIN2015 MAY 8
Comments
In-Law Units Become New Design Frontier For SF Architects

Local Officials Working with Non Profit to Save Palo Alto Mobile Home Park

The longtime owner of the Buena Vista trailer park is trying to close it down and capitalize on the land. About 400 mostly low-income residents have been fighting to stay put. Silicon Valley real estate is soaring in value these days. And now, a nonprofit is offering to run the park if the owner will sell. Reporter: Peter Jon Shuler

2 MIN2015 MAY 8
Comments
Local Officials Working with Non Profit to Save Palo Alto Mobile Home Park

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Recounts More Than Six Decades of Life in San Francisco

Poet, painter and publisher Lawerence Ferlinghetti provides a historical perspective on San Francisco's boom, as someone who has seen booms and busts over the decades. Joanne Jennings spoke with him in the city's North Beach neighborhood.

4 MIN2015 APR 10
Comments
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Recounts More Than Six Decades of Life in San Francisco

Wary Employers, Stigma Have Some Tech Workers Keeping Low Profile

We hear a lot about how tech workers are earning high salaries, gentrifying neighborhoods and driving up rents. But hearing from these workers directly, on-the-record, is rare, and there is a reason for that. Reporter: Sam Harnett

3 MIN2015 APR 9
Comments
Wary Employers, Stigma Have Some Tech Workers Keeping Low Profile

For Mission Bakery, Gentrification is Baked Into the Business Plan

Many mom and pop businesses have been priced out of San Francisco's Mission District, but one Mexican bakery has thrived by adapting to the times. Reporter: Joanne Elgart Jennings.

4 MIN2015 MAR 20
Comments
For Mission Bakery, Gentrification is Baked Into the Business Plan

Renters Struggle to Keep Up in Menlo Park’s Belle Haven Neighborhood

Some families near the growing headquarters of Facebook are getting crushed by some of the most expensive rents in the country. To survive, they are doubling or tripling up in cramped homes, or worse: raising their children in garages. Reporter: Jhabvala Romero

4 MIN2015 MAR 18
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Renters Struggle to Keep Up in Menlo Park’s Belle Haven Neighborhood

Young Oakland Entrepreneurs Redefine the Startup With a Local Twist

Oakland youth join the booming Bay Area economy with local threads, health awareness and a music blog. Reporter: Tylyn Hardamon

4 MIN2015 MAR 12
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Young Oakland Entrepreneurs Redefine the Startup With a Local Twist

Bay Area Tech Boom Driving Up Cost of Psychotherapy

The influx of tech workers in the city is coinciding with some higher costs for mental health care. But does that mean some people, mostly non-tech workers, are getting priced out of psychotherapy?

4 MIN2015 MAR 5
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Bay Area Tech Boom Driving Up Cost of Psychotherapy
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