Sunset Beacon
February 2009

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

Police Blotter/Sunset Spotlight

The Greening of Family House

Over the past few months, resident managers of Family House have been working to create a "green" facility.

Parkside Library to Close for Renovation

The Parkside branch of the SF Public Library is an important center for the community. Built in 1951, it is among the busiest library branches in the City. It serves as a vital resource center and gathering place, and provides valuable educational and cultural programs for the neighborhood. But 50 years of wear and tear requires the building be seismically upgraded.

Sunset Solar Project is City's Largest

Going green is in vogue, and an eight-block section of the Sunset District may soon play a major role in the greening of San Francisco.

Year of the Ox Rings in Lunar New Year

The Chinese Year of the Ox, which began Jan. 26, traditionally brings in a new attitude of strength, which can be interpreted to mean new leadership in the United States, especially since the country's new president was born in 1961, another ox year.


Capt. Paul Chignell: Police Beat

Supervisor Carmen Chu: Library Closing, Events Scheduled

John M. Lee: Real Estate Industry Update