Carolyn Said, SF Chronicle

Carolyn Said

SF Chronicle

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Carolyn:

Burglars ransack 7 businesses in Oakland’s Little Saigon during 90-minute raid

“It was blatant; it was intentional; it seemed like they were determined because it... → Read More

Could high-tech clothing combat climate change? Bay Area startup thinks so

Stanford-invented fabric could combat climate change by heating and cooling its wearers → Read More

How to manage your 401(k) in a market downturn — for investors at every stage of retirement

Wall Street’s plunge hit retired people hard. Here are tips for managing a 401(k) in a... → Read More

Google records when you search for abortion pills and info. Will it tell the cops?

Pressure is mounting for Silicon Valley companies to change how they collect and store... → Read More

‘We don’t know when the bottom will hit’: Here’s what financial experts suggest for your 401(k) in a bear market

Bay Area residents are flocking online with questions about how to handle their 401(k)s... → Read More

Thanks to inflation, California minimum wage may hit $15.50 an hour next year

California’s minimum wage, already the highest in the country, is likely to hit $15.50... → Read More

San Francisco is one of the ‘rattiest cities in America.’ Will rat birth control help?

San Francisco has a rat problem, which is why the city is using rodent birth control as a... → Read More

The father of the Ukrainian family photographed dead in the street speaks out: ‘I lost everyone and lost the meaning of life’

Photos of Tatiana Perebeinis and her children, killed in Ukraine, have become a symbol of... → Read More

Silicon Valley tech worker was the Ukrainian mom lying dead on street in brutal photo that sparked outrage

A Silicon Valley employee and her children are the subjects of photos so devastating that... → Read More

Jury deadlocked on three charges in trial of Theranos ex-CEO Holmes

The jury said it was unable to reach an unanimous decision on three of 11 charges on... → Read More

This year’s hot, scarce holiday item is the COVID test. Bay Area people are scrambling to find one

Demand for COVID tests is surging as fear of omicron collides with people’s desire for... → Read More

Looters hit Louis Vuitton and other Union Square luxury stores in wild rampage

San Francisco police said they arrested “multiple suspects” after responded to... → Read More

Why is stuff costing more? The case of one granola maker shows a supply chain in crisis

S.F.’s Nana Joes Granola epitomizes the problems many businesses have in sourcing raw... → Read More

Calif. Legislators Interrogate State Unemployment Agency

The Employment Development Department received massive scrutiny from California lawmakers yesterday. The agency, which manages the unemployment insurance system, has been slow to fix its many problems. → Read More

S.F. could be first to mandate paid sick leave for house cleaners, nannies

A proposed S.F. bill would pioneer paid sick leave for domestic workers who work for... → Read More

This elderly Bay Area couple was being robbed. The suspect was in their home, caring for them

A caregiver hired for a Moraga senior couple allegedly raided their accounts to steal... → Read More

The supply chain crisis has hit the Bay Area

The global supply chain has clogged up due to pandemic disruptions and labor shortages. → Read More

Jury: SFMTA didn't rip off taxi medallion loan maker

The SFMTA abided by a contract with a credit union that made loans to taxi drivers to... → Read More

Software Lets Firefighters Monitor Equipment Locations

Developed by individuals with experience fighting fires, Tablet Command on the iPad uses GPS to give firefighters the coveted ability to have a bird's-eye view of all relevant equipment in a given area. → Read More

'Game-changing' software lets firefighters pinpoint equipment locations in dire situations

Tablet Command provides real-time visuals of fire engine locations overlaid on a map of... → Read More