photo: Philip Liborio Gangi
History Buff: Sunset District
historian Lorri Ungaretti relaxes on Irving Street, at Ninth Avenue,
after finishing a tour of the area.
Say Next Quake Could Wreak Havoc
Sunset District Could Lose 11,000 Buildings in
Within the next 30 years the odds are that a major earthquake will strike
the Bay Area and destroy thousands of homes in the Richmond and Sunset
districts, according to a report commissioned by the SF Department of
Court Dispenses Justice, Sunset Style
Several petty criminals in the Sunset District are roaming freely, thanks
to the district attorney's office. Instead of jail time, these misdemeanor
offenders have pleaded guilty and agreed to answer directly to the neighborhood
through the District Attorney's Community Court program.
of Parkside School Completed, New Facility Coming
The demolition of the Parkside School was
met with mixed emotions from those who wanted to save the aging structure,
but with the long-closed school now mostly removed, construction can
begin on building the new Dianne Feinstein Elementary School.
History of Apple's Trials and Errors
In his new book "Apple Confidential 2.0: The World's Most Colorful
Company," Sunset District writer Owen Linzmayer meticulously details
the company's history in an engrossing book that includes revealing
facts about the key personalities that played a major role in the company,
as well as an industry analysis and product guide. He leaves little
doubt why the company is so often in the news.
Author Examines District's History
Lorri Ungaretti, basking in the newfound local fame that has resulted
from the publication of her book on the history of the Sunset District,
has discovered how exciting local history can be.
Hops Into Beer-making Business
When you think of a brewmaster, you may think of a kindly silver-haired
barrel-bellied Bavarian grandpoppa in lederhosen, but the hippest brew
boss in San Francisco is also one of the youngest in the world
Joseph Paul Agrillo of Eldo's on Ninth Avenue in the Sunset.
July Troubles Continue at Ocean Beach
The Fourth of July weekend has brought numerous problems to Sunset District
residents who live near Ocean Beach for more than a decade - and this
year was no exception, according to one longtime resident.
Carrozzi: In the Footsteps of Mark Twain
M. Lee: How to Choose an Agent
Leland Yee: Protecting our Beaches
Simon: Fight the Bite this Summer (SF Dept. of Environment)