For Bay Area residents on the economic edge, coronavirus has become final straw

“We felt stable because I had my job,” she said. “We were thinking of the future, buying a house.”

Then the coronavirus pandemic hit Silicon Valley, devastating what was once one of the hottest economies in the world and bringing work to a screeching halt for thousands of service workers who were already hit hard by the Bay Area’s high rents and cost of living. Now, families like the Medinas are facing a daunting choice: Do they try to hang onor do they pack up and leave?

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