Dot-Com Culture Clash

Santa Barbara is growing into 'Silicon Valley South' and many long-time residents are worried.

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August 30, 2000, 9:00 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


Santa Barbara main industry used to be tourism and it didn't provide enough job opportunities. Now it is growing into 'Silicon Valley South' and high-tech professionals are flocking to the city. Long-time residents are worried about the impact of the dot-com invasion. "Santa Barbara has deep environmentalist roots, maintaining some of the toughest no-growth urban planning policies in California."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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