The annual Pacific Orchid Exposition was held at the Hall of Flowers, located in Golden Gate Park, from Feb. 23 through Feb. 25.
Sunset Comedian Passes Away
Friends and family were saddened by the death of Sunset District native
Howard Meehan, who died on Valentine’s Day at 57 years of age.
Letter to the Editor – Sunset Beacon
Editor: Last month, I mentioned Senate Bill-827 (Wiener/Ting/Skinner – “transit-rich housing”) which sets minimum building heights statewide for all parcels at 45 feet, which increases to 85 feet-plus if within a quarter mile or […]
Police Blotter – Sunset District
A summary of recent police activity in the Sunset District.
Police Beat – Sunset District
I am pleased to announce that additional personnel will be added to the Taraval Neighborhood Team (TNT)…
Local Author Looks Back at Holocaust
Wolf ’s memoir begins with the story of how his Dutch Jewish family escaped the descending darkness of the Holocaust of World War II in Europe and arrived at their final sanctuary at the Caribbean island of Curacao.
Inner Sunset House Serves as Community Meeting Site
Nothing brings a community together more than a neighborhood party where everyone is invited. And, none so much as the eclectic and sometimes eccentric gatherings hosted
by Inner Sunset residents Barbara and Paul.
Plan to Rebuild Park Tennis Courts OK’d
A plan to rebuild the tennis courts and clubhouse in Golden Gate Park got approved by the SF Recreation and Park Commission on Feb. 15.
Recycled Water Plan in Works
Grey Water Will Irrigate Golden Gate Park, Golf Courses By Thomas K. Pendergast To decrease San Francisco’s dependency on the Hetch Hetchy water system, which delivers water from the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the SF Public Utilities […]
Sunset Storefronts Empty Despite Good Economy
Collectively, there are about 947 commercial spaces with a significant presence or signage on the ground floor of all of these Sunset shopping districts or commercial corridors, of
which 80 appear to be empty.
Muni detours Eighth Avenue traffic diversion plan
On the evening of Jan. 31, in the auditorium of the school at Zion Lutheran Church, more than 70 people gathered at a meeting led by District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer to hear about Muni’s new plan, which will now drop the traffic diversion component entirely.
Despite Good Economy, Richmond District Storefronts Still Empty
The survey looked at four major commercial corridors – Geary, Balboa, California and
Clement, between Arguello Boulevard and Ocean Beach.
Real Estate – John M. Lee
I was at a statewide real estate conference in January and all of the talk was about the
lack of inventory.
Parade is grand finale for Lunar New Year celebrations
Traditionally a two-week celebration, the Chinese New Year is celebrated in the
City during a variety of events.
Commentary – John O’Riordan
John O’Riordan is the northern chair for the Irish Caucus California Democratic Party.