Asked in Downtown Mountain View. Pictures and interviews by Nick Veronin
"For me, it's more than last year. I have a little more money."
Kei Kubo, San Jose
"I don't think I see any change. I have about the same amount of money as last year."
Shinji Sato, Menlo Park
"If I were currently employed, I'd be spending more. But since I'm unemployed I'm being very frugal with my money."
Judy Mattivi, San Jose
"I'm spending more this year than last year. I've got two kids and a wife."
Kashif Wright, East Palo Alto
"I'm going to spend more. I have a lot of people I want to give gifts."
Rasheed Lyons, East Palo Alto
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