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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Police, City Workers, Small Businesses Get a Boost in Breed’s $14B Budget Proposal

Mayor’s spending plan invests nearly $1 billion more despite Covid-era downturn.

City Workers Set for 10% Pay Raises in New Labor Contracts

Thousands of employees in 30-plus unions would benefit from the wage hike set to be approved by city leaders.

Why San Francisco’s Latest Covid Surge is Different Than Previous Ones

Waning immunity and a return of crowded events to the Bay Area may have driven the current wave, experts say.

SF Workers Strongly Prefer Permanent ‘Hybrid’ Work, According to Poll

Prior to the pandemic, nearly 3 in 4 San Francisco workers always worked in person. Now the number is less than half that.

Who Got Next? Here’s What to Expect as Warriors Roll Into NBA Finals

Steph Curry, Draymond Green and the gang are headed to their first championship series in three years.

Sneezing Season: Why Allergies Are So Bad in San Francisco Right Now  

There are a few signs that can help differentiate whether your sniffles are caused by Covid or allergens.

‘I’ve Made This Very Hard Decision’: Breed Refuses to March in SF Pride Over Ban on Uniformed Police

Recently appointed D6 Supervisor Matt Dorsey is also sitting out the event in solidarity with police.

A Bandwagon Jumper’s Starter Pack for the Golden State Warriors

The Dubs are charging like a runaway cable car. Get out of the way or pile on to ride this thing to the very end with the help of our guide.

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over: Medical Experts Say Covid Will Evolve, and Surge, for Foreseeable Future

Local infectious disease experts say Covid-19, like the common cold, will continue to mutate in order to dodge both vaccines and natural immunity.

To Breathe Life Into SF’s Moribund Downtown, Breed Proposes New Help for Small Businesses

Eyeing public safety and economic growth, the mayor proposes fresh assistance for the city’s core, while some community stakeholders envision a long-term transformation.