Shwanika Narayan, SF Chronicle

Shwanika Narayan

SF Chronicle

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • SF Chronicle
Past:
  • Houston Chronicle
  • Inside Scoop SF
  • LA Business Journal

Recent articles by Shwanika:

A Bay Area community’s uphill fight to stop ‘a cumulative poison’

Pressure mounts to close an East San Jose airport linked to high lead levels in... → Read More

At an Oakland food distribution site, inflation adds up to 28,000 more meals a day

In the Bay Area, where a one-bedroom apartment can cost between $3,000 to $5,000 a month... → Read More

Their home countries are at war. But this Bay Area couple are united by their Ukrainian and Russian roots

With the backdrop of a full-fledged war between their home countries, a Bay Area couple... → Read More

Hispanic women were more likely to contract COVID during pregnancy, study says

A Sutter Health study released last month found that Hispanic women were more than twice... → Read More

Oakland halts closure of three Head Start centers following parent outcry, but federal funding questions remain

Reduced federal funding and teacher vacancies prompted the city to announce the closure... → Read More

S.F. could become 4th California city to apologize to its Chinese community. Three students are the reason why

On Tuesday, San Francisco Supervisor Matt Haney plans to introduce a resolution calling... → Read More

Is shoplifting forcing Walgreens to cut back in S.F.? Data on the closing stores puts the claim into perspective

The timing of Walgreens’ decision to close five stores in San Francisco led observers... → Read More

California's recall election: Elder removes voting fraud claim from website

Republican Larry Elder, the leading candidate among rivals jockeying to replace Gavin... → Read More

After 9/11 unleashed a wave of ignorant bigotry, Bay Area Sikhs spent the next 20 years organizing

Sikh Americans belonged to one of the many brown communities who faced bigotry after... → Read More

Bay Area skies starting to clear. Here's the air quality and weather outlook

Skies were starting to clear up Sunday morning in much of the Bay Area, as air quality... → Read More

1 in 4 Bay Area families aren't making enough to live here, new study says

United Ways of California’s study of the “Real Cost” of being able to live in the... → Read More

Hate crimes soared against Black Californians last year. Were Trump and racist backlash to blame?

Attacks targeting Black residents accounted for more than half of California’s hate... → Read More

Bay Area segregation is worsening. Housing policy is partially to blame, UC study finds

Conducted by the university’s Othering and Belonging Institute, the study found that... → Read More

How PPP loans benefited the Bay Area’s wealthy, white areas more than those with large Black and Latino communities

According to a Chronicle analysis of census data, businesses in higher-income or predominantly white census tracts in the Bay Area are more likely to have received a PPP loan than businesses in areas that are lower-income or have a higher share of Black and Hispanic residents. We spoke to businesses to understand why. → Read More

The Castro is losing an LGBTQ-friendly clothing store. What's next for Harvey Milk's old home?

After a decade in the former home and campaign headquarters of a late civil rights icon,... → Read More

Here's how San Francisco plans to redirect $120 million from law enforcement to Black residents

City’s two-year ‘Dream Keeper Initiative’ intended to ‘overturn years of... → Read More

California and Bay Area funding pour in to document anti-Asian sentiment, hate crime

The California state funding is the latest financial measure taking steps to confront... → Read More

Woman killed, man injured in possible hit-and-run collision in Oakland

Fatal I-580 collision in Oakland kills woman, injures man → Read More

Old Navy to shut San Francisco headquarters, move in with Gap

Clothing retailer Gap Inc. is the latest company to downsize its corporate offices in San... → Read More

Stitch Fix to close South San Francisco warehouse, lay off 162 workers

Online personal services company Stitch Fix plans to permanently close its South San... → Read More