Sarah Wright

Sarah is The Standard's City Hall policy and politics reporter. She has worked as a local journalist in Washington, D.C., and in Half Moon Bay, where she served as the local print weekly's first deputy editor, covering the COVID-19 pandemic response and the biggest wildfire in a century in San Mateo County. Originally from Lake Tahoe, Sarah is an avid outdoorswoman and now lives in the Inner Richmond.

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S.F. Schools Rank Lowest in Bay Area in Financial Stability, May Tap $25 Million in Reserves to Plug Budget Hole

To avoid a state takeover, the school district needs to close a $125 million deficit through a combination of cuts and new revenues.

Even Well-Paid Union Workers Can’t Afford S.F. Housing, Advocates Say

The city’s housing stock lags behind jobs growth, continuing a long-term imbalance between employment and affordability.

Muni Plans for Service Restoration by February 2022 Amid Budget Uncertainty

SFMTA, transit union disagree on staffing capacity ahead of planned service restoration