Sticking To The Essentials In San Jose Not far from the Google and Yahoo offices in the Silicon Valley, the bad economy is hitting particularly hard. Hundreds of houses in the Mayfair neighborhood are being foreclosed, sales are flat and tight budgets reign.
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Sticking To The Essentials In San Jose

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Sticking To The Essentials In San Jose

Sticking To The Essentials In San Jose

Sticking To The Essentials In San Jose

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A working class Latino neighborhood in East San Jose is a great place to see the small and large impact this economic crisis is having on people. Hundreds of houses in the Mayfair neighborhood are being foreclosed, and people aren't buying more than essentials.

Oanh Ha reports for member station KQED.