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Palo Alto Weekly

- February 27, 2008

Downtown gets boost from Facebook influx

Rents rise and so does fun factor, some say

by Arden Pennell

Those kids strolling the streets of downtown Palo Alto in matching track jackets aren't on the same sports team. They're the young army of Web firm Facebook, hundreds of employees that local workers and business owners say have become a dominant presence, boosting sales and rental prices.

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Staff Writer Arden Pennell can be e-mailed at [email protected]