Carolyn Said, SF Chronicle

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San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Carolyn:

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

'He held me hostage with no gun but with his words': The phone scam gaslighting therapists

Swindlers are targeting therapists with a scam claiming they’re at risk of jail time... → Read More

How California's EDD got scammed out of $2 million by a prison inmate, a nurse and a car dealer employee

Latest EDD fraud revelations: A prison inmate, a nurse, a car dealer employee steal... → Read More

Does Amazon's need for speed hurt warehouse workers? A proposed California law could help

A proposed California law to limit warehouse speed quotas aims to protect the health and... → Read More

Waymo subleases S.F. office from one-time robot-car rival Uber

Robot-car company Waymo is subleasing a corporate office in San Francisco’s Financial... → Read More

Waymo is offering robo taxi rides in S.F., if you're selected for its test program

The pilot program will select participants to use its app to hail free rides in the... → Read More

Millions of Californians will soon have their unemployment benefits slashed. How will jobless people cope?

Unemployment benefits will be drastically curtailed after Labor Day, even though the... → Read More

Disability lawsuits hit S.F. Chinatown and state. Are they helpful or a moneymaking scheme?

The 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act did not assign an agency to enforce it — a gap... → Read More

California EDD to stop freezing unemployment benefits and adopt 'pay now' policy

In a new “pay now” approach, California EDD will issue conditional payments to... → Read More

Bay Area shifting to normal in small and large ways

Four Chronicle reporters spent the month of June observing four Bay Area spots for... → Read More