Northern California is ground zero for a backlash on th high-tech boom, and dot-coms viewed as threat to the Bay Area lifestyle.
"A growing number of Bay Area cities are closing ranks in a simmering battle against dot-coms that have swarmed into once-sleepy downtowns. "Our downtown is being eaten up by startups. Silicon Valley is here, in a big, big way," said Redwood City planner Charles Jany."
Thanks to Chris Steins
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