If prepared well, eggplants are delicious! In the San Francisco Bay Area, many small eggplants are available in the summer, in addition to the familiar big globe variety.
‘Overtures and Undertows’: Recollections of My Father – A Survivor and His Moments of Joy
My father, Leon, lived with chronic depression. It wasn’t called depression back then. What did his daily life look like? He was a workaholic, getting up early, as the rest of the family slept. He had plenty of rituals. They seemed necessary.
Hunt & Gather, Inner Sunset’s Welcoming Art Space
In the Hunt & Gather art space nestled on Irving Street, between 11th and 12th avenues in the Sunset District, owner DeeDee Hunt welcomes visitors with a cheerful and friendly face.
‘Then and Now’: Ocean Beach at Taraval Street
Comparison photos of Ocean Beach at Taraval Street 92 years apart.
Press Release: SFPD Arrests Suspect in Bank Robbery Series
From SFPD San Francisco Police Arrests Suspect in Bank Robbery Series Beginning on May 3, a series of bank robberies began occurring in the City of San Francisco. The robberies followed […]
Historian and Author Lorri Ungaretti Sings the Praises of SF’s Westside Neighborhoods
With the exception of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco’s Sunset District is well off the beaten tourist track. The sprawling neighborhood bordering the south side of Golden Gate Park has its attractions – Ocean Beach, Stern Grove, Depression-era murals – but its foggy weather, wide and sometimes treeless streets, and row upon row of lookalike, single-family homes and boxy fourplexes hardly make it a travel destination.
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the editor of the Sunset Beacon newspaper.
City Hall: Joel Engardio
The stabbing murder of tech executive Bob Lee in downtown San Francisco last month made international news. The headlines generated a lot of fear, which is why I did a series of media interviews to put the crime into context.
Commentary: Brian Quan
Asian Heritage Month is a time I like to spend reflecting on how San Francisco and the Asian community have developed together during its long history.
Local Filmmaker Debuts ‘How to Have an American Baby’
In the nearly nine years that it took to complete her first feature-length documentary, “How to Have an American Baby,” it was just Leslie Tai and her camera capturing all facets of the underground birth tourism industry. The director/producer/cinematographer/editor stayed with pregnant women from China, who were living in suburban Los Angeles maternity hotels.
Sponsored: Spring Market Pop-Up at Lakeside Village
Find gifts for Mother’s Day at Lakeside Village spring market pop-up on Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Ocean Avenue between Junipero Serra Boulevard and 19th Avenue.
Beachside Skyscraper Proposed For 2700 Sloat Blvd.
Proposals for a new mixed-use building with housing on the site now occupied by the Sloat Garden Center keep getting bigger, and so does local opposition to the project in and around the Sunset District.
Police Blotter: Sunset District
Recent police activity in the Sunset District.
Letter to the Editor: Proposed Tower at 2700 Sloat Blvd.
2700 Sloat Blvd.: Place your bets; will it sink or topple over?
‘Overtures and Undertows’: Stand-Up Comedian/Documentary Director W. Kamau Bell Goes His Own Way
W. Kamau Bell, 50, may have started out as a stand-up comedian in the 1990s, but he realized early on that he had to widen his vision of a career in show business. While living in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset District for 11 years, Palo Alto-born Bell honed his craft.