As dot-coms contribute to spiraling rents and driving out low-income residents and small businesses, voters have to decide how "accommodating the city will be to high-tech companies."
San Francisco's Mission district has seen frequent protests and even a near-riot because a developer wanted to spend $50-million to convert an abandoned building into a modern office building.Residents fought to prevent what they felt was a "dot-com gentrification of their working-classneighborhood."As dot-coms contribute to spiraling rents and driving out low-income residents and small businesses, voters have to decide how "accommodating the city will be to high-tech companies."
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