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Palo Alto mayor: Tech firms are ‘choking’ the city

In a tech-centric city built on the backs of Google, Facebook and its own feeder program in Stanford University, Palo Alto’s mayor isn’t making many friends. For decades, Palo Alto has played host to some of the brightest minds on the planet while they toiled away on keyboards creating the next big thing. Now, it wants them to go away. Mayor Patrick Burt isn’t without legitimate gripes.
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