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. 

SF Crabbers Struggle Amid ‘One-Two Punch’ of Covid and Season Delays

These hurdles call into question the future of an iconic industry long tied to San Francisco’s proud maritime tradition and tourist appeal.

‘Computer Issue’ Shuts Down 16% of San Francisco’s Public Covid Testing Sites

Color, the city’s vendor, said technical glitches impacted its patient registration and sample collection software.

Pandemic Puts SF Restaurants on the Ropes. Mayor London Breed Joins Coalition Calling on Congress to Extend Lifeline

In a testament to the demand from restaurants, the original $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund ran out in three weeks.

Covid Conundrum: Workers go ‘Test Hunting’ as Shortage Imperils SF’s Pandemic Recovery

A new San Francisco Covid-19 policy meant to get workers back faster is running headlong into a shortage of tests.

Fitness Industry Works Out New Business Models in Pandemic Recovery

As gym goers gear up for their New Year’s resolutions they may discover a local fitness industry forever changed by the pandemic.

San Francisco to Require Universal Masking and Boosters for Large Events

The new order rescinds the masking exemption for groups of fully vaccinated people in settings like offices, gyms and facilities for religious activities. The order goes into effect on Dec. 30 and is currently slated to run through Jan. 31.

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Meet the ‘Orange People’ Who are Helping Visitors and Buffing SF’s Battered Image

Inside a program blanketing San Francisco’s tourist haunts with orange-jacketed greeters.

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 Spurs Some SF Restaurants to Require Booster Proof for Indoor Dining

As the medical community works to understand the dangers posed by the latest COVID-19 variant, some local businesses say they’d rather be safe than sorry.