Sunset Beacon
November 2008

Note: For additional stories about the west side of San Francisco,
see the new issue of the Richmond Review.

Police Blotter/Sunset Spotlight

Police Investigate Slaying at Corner of Noriega, 17th Ave.

Police are investigating the mysterious slaying of a Daly City man whose body was discovered slumped over the steering wheel of his Mercedes Benz Oct. 13.

Botanical Gardens Aiming for Gold Standard with $12.8 Million Plan

The San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum in Golden Gate Park is aiming for a "gold standard" in its $12.8 million plans for renovation and expansion. The plans were presented to the public Oct. 27 at the SF County Fair Building.

New Housing, Commercial Project Gets OK for Inner Sunset District

A new residential and commercial development at the site of a former mortuary in the Inner Sunset was OK'd by the SF Planning Commission Oct. 16.

Ecology Center Creates Earth Oven for Sunset's Baker's Alley

Members of the Ecology Center of San Francisco (ECOSF) gathered together with volunteers in October to build an earth oven at an inaugural workshop event for Baker's Alley, a new eco-community space located at 1390 31st Ave.

Paving Projects Progressing

In October, Ed Reiskin, director of the SF Department of Public Works, and Carmen Chu, supervisor in District 4, gave a rundown on current and upcoming paving and Muni track repair projects in the Sunset and Parkside districts.

Capt. Paul Chignell: Efficient Police Officers

Supervisor Carmen Chu: Muni Line Changes Proposed

Arkadi Kuhlmann: Check Your Safe Deposit Box

John M. Lee: It's Important to Vote Nov. 4

Sen. Leland Yee: Golfer Policy Out of Bounds

Assemblywoman Fiona Ma: How Do We Finance GG Park?

Mayor Gavin Newsom: Universal Health Care Near

Sandie Wernick: Andy's Chinese Cuisine

Linda Zamfino: Financial Planning Assistance