December 2012
Note: For additional stories about the west side of San Francisco, see the new issue of the Sunset Beacon.

Richmond District apartment rents climb 15% in past year
Like a mushroom cloud, rents are rising from the City's recent tech-boom, due to the number of technology workers and other young professionals now moving into the area south of Market Street.

Fight continues over AT&T utility box plan
Hoping to give Comcast some real competition, AT&T has started installing outdoor cabinets for its Lightspeed U-verse fiber-optic cable in the Outer Richmond District, near the Safeway at Ocean Beach, and is about to bring more than two dozen of the boxes to the Sunset District.

Newly-renovated Fulton Playground opens
Much to the delight of the Richmond's youngest residents, the Fulton Playground at 28th Avenue and Cabrillo Street has re-opened after 11 months of renovations.

Golden Gate Bridge an icon that faced lots of opposition
At a recent meeting of the SF Historical Society the Golden Gate Bridge's 75th anniversary was celebrated.

City's first 'Little Free Library' opens to public in Outer Richmond District The corner of 25th Avenue and Lake Street in the Richmond District now has its own library - although it's not run by the City, nor do borrowers need a library card to check out a book.


Capt. Sharon Ferrigno: Police Beat

Supervisor Eric Mar: City Hall