Leo Cooperband

Leo is a Designer at The San Francisco Standard. Prior to joining The Standard, Leo helped develop branding and advertising material for clients such as Snapchat and Jack in the Box. He brings experience designing icons, websites, paid social, motion graphics, and more across multiple brands. Leo holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts and a Minor in Design from UC San Diego. He has a deep appreciation for the outdoors and enjoys the landscapes of the bay area through outdoor sports.

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The Standard Top 25: The Nonprofits Getting the Most From SF’s $668M Homelessness Budget

The city’s homelessness department has doled out more than $268 million to nonprofits in the current fiscal year, amounting to more than $1 billion since 2018.

Perspective: Public Comment Feels Less Like Civic Participation and More Like a DDoS Attack on Democracy

A meeting of the Redistricting Task Force on Saturday went for 19 hours. That’s not good for any of us.

The Standard Top 10: Who is SF’s Highest-Paid City Official?

Mayor Breed makes more than any other U.S. mayor but she’s nowhere near the top of the list of SF’s best-compensated employees.

Perspective: It’s Time for SF to Rethink Street Lighting

From blight to light: SF streets are either dim or lit like freeways, with consequences for nightlife, public safety and simple aesthetics.

Perspective: How Turning Hate Mail into a Book of Poems Liberated One Reporter 

Hate mail, it turns out, is a literary genre unto itself.

This Weekend: Kronos Festival, ‘Magrittomania,’ Sunday Streets and More

Plus, a not-so-secret Sofar Sounds, SFMOMA’s Art Bash and Yvonne Orji—better known as Molly from ‘Insecure’—comes to Cobb’s Comedy Club.

Housing Shell Game: Supes’ Latest Actions Set to Slow New Housing as State Mandates Loom

SF’s board of supervisors habitually blocks housing initiatives in the name of affordability and other goals, threatening the city’s ability to meet state housing targets.

Perspective: With Gas Prices So High, It’s Time for SF to Get Serious About E-bikes 

Six-dollar gas signals that the era of ‘automobile entrapment’ is over.

Perspective: SF Has the Opportunity to Become a Real ‘Paris of the West’

On her visit to Europe, Mayor London Breed seemed to appreciate what the City of Light has done to reimagine itself.

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Tales of a Tower: For the Titan of SF’s Skyline, the New World of Work Presents Daunting Challenges

Salesforce Tower tenants are moving to hybrid work. That spells trouble for the city’s shiniest new neighborhood — and the rest of downtown.