Ronna Abramson

Before joining in January 2001, Abramson covered media for The Industry Standard. Prior to that she covered a variety of beats, including business, transportation and city politics, at the Oakland Tribune and San Mateo Times.

Abramson graduated from Northwestern University with a master's degree in journalism and from UC Berkeley with a bachelor's degree in business.

Recent Articles By The Author

Peregrine Gets a Loan and a Sale

The beleagured software company gets a $50 million loan and sells off a couple of subidiaries.

Chip-Equipment Book-to-Bill Climbs Above Parity

The ratio went above 1.0 for the first time in more than a year.

Volcanic Paradise

The Big Island of Hawaii is a land of contrasts, from fine white-sand beaches to jagged black lava rocks.

Matching Money and Morals

Socially responsible investing is hitting the mainstream, but it still draws criticism.

A Getaway From the Ordinary

Vacation homes are increasingly featuring extravagant extras like spas and in-home theaters.