Josh Koehn

Josh Koehn is a senior reporter for The San Francisco Standard with a focus on investigations and enterprise. His previous work for Metro, the South Bay’s alternative weekly newspaper, uncovered numerous instances of government misconduct, leading to widespread policy changes in Santa Clara County and the removal or incarceration of several public officials. Before joining The Standard, Koehn spent almost three years as the San Francisco Chronicle’s breaking news editor, where he oversaw crime and courts coverage as well as reporting on California wildfires and the pandemic. His stories have been honored by the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists, the Association of Alternative Newsmedia and the Online News Association. Most recently, Koehn served as a communications director in the California Legislature, where he handled media and public relations for a state assemblymember as well as the LGBTQ and the Asian American and Pacific Islander legislative caucuses. He is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, and lives in San Francisco.

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Photos Raise Questions about Police Chief’s Attack on DA Boudin over Stabbing of Officer

New photos show that an alleged stabbing of a San Francisco police officer left the sergeant with minor cuts to his pinky finger and knee, while the suspect suffered a fractured cheek bone after being punched “15 to 20 times.”