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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Warriors vs. Celtics: 5 Hypothetical Questions Before Game 5

With the series tied 2-2 and anxiety running high, we share a handful of our shower thoughts.

Massage Therapists Say Stigma, Onerous Permitting Are Nearly Pushing Them Out of San Francisco

Wendy Leigh says City Hall’s small business office has done little to keep her in the city most of her clients call home. 

San Francisco’s ‘Crazed’ Housing Market Is Seeing a Cooldown—But That Doesn’t Mean It’s Becoming Affordable

There’s a growing split between the haves and the have-even-mores that’s showing up in the city’s housing data.

An Obscure Race Could Make This SF Politico the Third Black Woman to Take Statewide Office in California

Malia Cohen’s bid for controller is close to secure—if she can get past Republican Lanhee Chen in the runoff.

The Standard on KQED: Diving into the Issue of Turning Office Buildings into Housing 

Reporter Kevin Truong joined KQED Forum for a discussion on the topic of office conversions and what the next iteration of downtown could look like.

Live Blog: San Francisco Voters Weigh in on Chesa Boudin Recall, State and National Primaries

San Franciscans are heading to the polls for the third time this year to decide on a number of issues that will shape the city’s political landscape for years to come.

As Mask Mandates Return Across the Bay Area, Where Does San Francisco Stand?

Hospitalizations may be ticking up, but SF said it’s not quite ready to follow Alameda County’s lead in reviving its mask order. 

Time to Vote: Eight TikTok Videos That Break Down the June Ballot

Unfold your ballot and get voting before the June 7 election with these 1-minute long explainer videos. 

Warriors-Celtics Cheat Sheet: The NBA Finals Breakdown You Didn’t Know You Needed

The NBA’s best offense goes head-to-head with the league’s best defense. Injuries matter and the home court advantage is real.

SF Police, Pride Parade Reach Deal to Allow Limited Number of Officers to March in Uniform

Sources told The Standard that a limited number of officers in uniform will be allowed to march in the parade, which is scheduled to return on June 26 after two years of dormancy because of the pandemic.