East Palo Alto: Bank Desert

12 min

There are no banks in East Palo Alto – a city surrounded by some of the wealthiest communities in the Bay Area. There is one lone ATM, though. We’ll take you there and meet some people who say being ignored by banks is a long-standing problem in this historically black and brown neighborhood, even as it gentrifies.

Guest: Tonya Mosley, KQED's Silicon Valley Bureau Chief.