Kevin Truong

Kevin Truong is a staff writer with The San Francisco Standard with a focus on small business policy and the economic recovery. Prior to joining the publication he was a reporter and editor at the San Francisco Business Times where he covered commercial real estate, biotech and the innovation economy. His journalism has won recognition from the California News Publishers Association and the San Francisco Press Club. A proud graduate of UCLA , Kevin cut his teeth at the Daily Bruin student newspaper and news organizations like the Christian Science Monitor, NBC Los Angeles and Marketplace, before making his way north to The City by the Bay.

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Mayor Breed Threatens Healthcare Providers with $10K Daily Fines for Slow Tests

San Franciscans who utilized Color’s services prior to the closures this week are reporting delays in getting their results back. 

Update: SF Gets Reprieve on New Mask Mandate as Fully Vaxed Offices, Gyms Exempted

The new mandate goes into effect on Wednesday and won’t be lifted until at least Jan. 15.

Assembly Race Heats Up as Haney Accuses Campos of Misleading Voters with “Civil Rights Attorney” Designation

Campos’ affiliation with controversial district attorney Chesa Boudin emerges as an issue in AD-17 battle.

Omicron testing Covid-19

Are SF’s Virus Defenses Strong Enough for Omicron?

Experts say San Francisco is better poised for the new variant as a new wave of COVID-19 infection appears inevitable.

Parklet Problems: Byzantine Bureaucracy, Changing Deadlines Sow Confusion

Mayor London Breed is trying to make good on her recent Medium post, which promised restaurateurs that “Shared Spaces are Here to Stay.”

The Trials and Tribulations of the Sunset’s First 100% Affordable Housing Project

A San Francisco judge has batted away an initial legal challenge to the controversial development.

New SF Domestic Worker Law Could Lay the Groundwork for a New Type of Employee Benefits

A novel San Francisco effort could help usher in a new era of portable benefits for workers.

San Francisco Projects First Budget Surplus Since 1998

In an effort to keep things in the black, Mayor London Breed is directing city departments to maintain a tight focus on essential services.

Hilda and Jesse

Can They Do That? SF Restaurant’s Refusal of Cops Likely Legal

The law is quite clear on when a business can legally deny service to a customer, but the court of public opinion is a little more murky.

Parklets on the Brink: Regulations Discourage Restaurateurs From Making Outdoor Dining Permanent

Restaurant owners say San Francisco’s pathway to permanent outdoor dining spaces is riddled with bureaucratic hurdles.