Sarah Wright

Sarah is a housing and transportation reporter at The San Francisco Standard. She has worked as a local journalist in Washington, D.C., and in Half Moon Bay, where she served as the Half Moon Bay Review'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. Sarah can be reached at [email protected]

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Campos Falters as Mahmood, Haney Lead in Assembly District 17 Fundraising

New campaign finance numbers filed Monday show former San Francisco Supervisor David Campos’s campaign falling behind in fundraising in the state Assembly District 17 race, while startup founder Bilal Mahmood and current Supervisor Matt Haney appear to be pulling away from the pack. 

Breed’s Ballot Initiative to Expand City Oversight of School District Board Delayed in Committee

Sup. Ronen plans to draft an improved measure for the November ballot.

State Sen. Wiener Pushes New Bill Allowing Teens to Get Vaccinated Without Parental Consent

If passed, the state law would lower the age of consent for all vaccines to 12.

Union-District Negotiations Pushed to Next Week as Educators Call Out Sick En Masse

After failing to reach an agreement, the district and unions will resume bargaining next Thursday.

Amid Staff, Test and Mask Shortages, Teacher Group Plans ‘Sick-Out’

With 600 district employees absent on Tuesday, some educators worry that current safety protocols aren’t enough to stem the spread of Omicron at local schools.

School District Promises 10 Covid Sick Days for Staff, Expanded Testing and Masks in Union Agreement

As schools grapple with record Covid cases and absences during Omicron, the district and its unions have reached a new health and safety agreement.

What SF Should Know About Gov. Newsom’s New Budget Proposal

The 2022-23 budget proposes increased education and housing spending that could boost funding for the city next year.

Student Leaders Demand Better Covid Safety at SF Schools

As Omicron surges through San Francisco schools, members of the student council call for remote learning options and improved safety protocols from district leaders.

Tenderloin Crackdown: Supervisors Likely to Approve State of Emergency Amid Arguments Over Policing

Board approval would give Mayor Breed a mandate to address drug overdoses in the Tenderloin.

Breed Steps Into School Fight, Proposes Ballot Initiative to Give City More Control

Amid a recall of three school board members, Mayor London Breed looks to establish greater city oversight of the much-maligned school board and consolidate resources for kids.