Sunset Beacon
April 2006

Sunset Spotlight/Police Blotter


Principal Named for Feinstein School

Principal Michelle Chang, formerly of Clarendon Alternative Elementary School, has been tapped by Interim Superintendent Gwen Chan to lead the soon-to-open Dianne Feinstein Elementary School.

Conservatory of Music Gets Ready to Move

After 50 years of residence at 19th Avenue and Ortega Street, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music will hold its last graduation class in May.

Crooning a Popular Pastime at Taraval Restaurant

It is hard to believe that an "empty orchestra" can attract a crowd, but it is true.

Professor Explores Demise of Masculinity in Men

When Brenton Malin's parents first heard that their son, a professor at San Francisco State University, published a book about the metamorphosis of masculinity in the 1990s, their reaction was relatively nonchalant.


Supervisor Fiona Ma: The City Under the City

Mayor Gavin Newsom: San Francisco Rose from the Ashes