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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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.

SF’s Climate Action Plan: What You Need to Know

While San Francisco’s plan sketches out the roadmap to reach net-zero emissions, getting to the destination looks to be an uphill climb.

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.

Facing Recall, School Board Member Faauuga Moliga Goes it Alone

Moliga hopes to appeal to enough critics to survive even if board president Gabriela Lopez and member Alison Collins are recalled in the Feb. 15 vote.

San Francisco Records Country’s First Case of Omicron Variant

Health officials urge vigilance, but say this is no reason to panic. No changes to current health orders or new restrictions on activities are planned at this point.

SF Delays Cannabis Tax as Dispensaries Fight Burglary Spree

Dozens of dispensaries across the Bay Area were affected by the organized robberies that swept through the region in recent weeks.

SF District Attorney Chesa Boudin Announces Felony Charges in Retail Crime Spree

Thefts at Union Square and other locations give ammunition to the DA’s critics.