Anna Tong

Anna Tong is the data editor at The San Francisco Standard. Prior to The Standard, she worked in product management at cryptocurrency and real estate startups and at Google. She also was a staff writer at the Sacramento Bee, and has written for Vogue Business, the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Jose Mercury News. Anna was born and raised in the Bay Area and has lived in San Francisco for a very long time! Anna can be reached at [email protected]

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Against the Tide: Startup Incubator Y Combinator Is Back In Person, Saying SF Is Still Where the Action Is

As much of Big Tech goes permanently remote, local startups seek the collaboration and innovation that working side-by-side provides.

Leaving SF for a Vacation Abroad? Here’s How to Navigate the Overwhelmed Passport Bureaucracy

Difficulties in getting passport appointments are forcing some to have to cancel long-awaited summer travel plans or resort to desperate measures.

Get to the Airport Early: SFO Passengers Report Hours-Long Security Lines, Restaurant Closures 

Airport and union officials say they’re grappling with a surge of passengers and lack of service workers, many of whom have been out sick amid the latest Covid surge.

Boudin Ousted by Coalition of Asian Voters From All Income Levels and Wealthy Whites

The anti-recall campaign failed to make inroads beyond progressive strongholds such as Bernal Heights and the Haight.

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June 2022 Local Election Results & Interactive Maps

Check here at 8:45 PM to see live results and interactive maps for local races, including the DA recall and all local propositions.

Phil Ting is Set for Easy Re-election to the Assembly. But Some SF Political Clubs Refuse to Endorse Him Due to Sex Scandal

Civic clubs that are declining to back Ting say the problem is not that he had an extramarital affair, it’s abuse of power.

Does Chesa Have a Chance? With Record Low Turnout So Far, He’ll Need to Massively Tap into His Base

Experts say San Francisco’s district attorney will have to work some campaign magic and get his base to come through.

San Francisco Lost a Greater Percentage of Residents Than Any Other Large U.S. City

Most pricey Bay Area cities also lost a significant percentage of residents, while the Central Valley saw modest gains.

DA Boudin and Fentanyl: Court Data Shows Just 3 Drug Dealing Convictions in 2021 as Immigration Concerns Shaped Policy

Data obtained from San Francisco Superior Court show that District Attorney Chesa Boudin’s office secured just three total drug dealing convictions in 2021, as prosecutors weighed offenders’ immigration status.

SF Standard Poll: DA Chesa Boudin Faces Grim Odds in Recall Election

An exclusive poll by The Standard found that first-term District Attorney Chesa Boudin seems likely to be out of a job before the end of his first term.