Sunset Beacon
August 2006

Sunset Spotlight/Police Blotter/Letter to the Editor

Park Presidio Blvd./19th Avenue Upgrade Coming

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) and Caltrans plan to begin a major upgrade and retrofit of 19th Avenue and Park Presidio Boulevard (also known as California Highway 1) in the fall of 2006.

Groups Celebrate Open Golden Gate Park Roads

Members of 37 San Francisco organizations came together in Golden Gate Park July 12 to honor the work done to keep some of the roads in the east end of Golden Gate Park open on Saturdays.

Woman Survives Hardships, Wins National Award

On May 12, Virginia Ganzon-Sturwold, 82, was in utter disbelief as she held on to the arm of a handsome Marine while walking up to a podium in the East Room of the White House to receive the President's Volunteer Service Award from President George W. Bush.

Mayor Adolph Sutro Ruled the Roost Above Ocean Beach

Adolph Sutro, the son of a prosperous European cloth manufacturer, was a man of indomitable energy, keen foresight and insatiable curiosity.


Fiona Ma: Straight from City Hall

John M. Lee: Creative Mortgage Solutions

Assemblyman Leland Yee: Renewable Energy, Voting Rights