Sunset Beacon
September 2008

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

Police Blotter/Sunset Spotlight

Academy of Sciences Ready to Debut New 'Green' Museums

On Sept. 27, the California Academy of Sciences will reopen its doors with an entirely new face and interior. The 155-year-old institution is one of the 10 largest natural history museums in the world and one of the oldest in the United States. It is the only museum that houses three museums in one - the Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium and Kimball Natural History Museum.

Presidio's 'Disappearing Gun' the Last One of Its Kind

At the heart of the Presidio lies the only operational six-inch "disappearing gun" in existence.

Capt. Paul Chignell: Robbery Prevention Tips

Supervisor Carmen Chu: Please Pardon Our Dust

John M. Lee: Accelerate Your Mortgage?

Sen. Leland Yee: Autumn Moon Festival Coming