East Palo Alto: Next door to Big Tech, vulnerable to climate change

In Silicon Valley, the tiny town of East Palo Alto has not shared in the wealth of the tech boom. It’s sandwiched between Palo Alto, home of Stanford University, and Menlo Park, home of Sand Hill Road and venture capital millions. But it doesn’t really benefit from its wealthy neighbors, and that means the community needs to get more self-sufficient and resilient as it faces growing effects of climate change.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.marketplace.org/shows/marketplace-tech/east-palo-alto-next-door-to-big-tech-vulnerable-to-climate-change