Sunset Beacon
October 2009

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

Police Blotter/Sunset Spotlight

Pot Busts Continue in Sunset

The Sunset District continues to grow its reputation as one of the premiere locations for growing marijuana.

History Buffs Re-enact Infamous Duel Near Lake

About 250 people gathered near Lake Merced on Sept. 13, just inside the Daly City line, to watch the re-enactment of a famous duel. No doubt some were already familiar with the events that led to a California state Supreme Court Justice shooting and killing a U.S. Senator on that day and at that place, exactly 150 years ago.

Sunset Youth Services' New CD is 'Hard to Ignore'

The CD release party for the hip-hop compilation, "Hard to Ignore," held at the Bottom of the Hill on Sept. 20, had a deeper meaning for most of the more than 100 in attendance.

Sunset Writer Learns Importance of Life in 'Lessons for the Living'

Stan Goldberg is a dynamic, multi-faceted man whose life would be of interest to most. He is a professor emeritus of communicative disorders at SF State University and has a Ph.D in speech pathology, master's degree in political theory and a bachelor's degree in philosophy.


Capt. Paul Chignell: Police Beat

Supervisor Carmen Chu: Earthquake Preparedness

John M. Lee: New Rules for Appraisals

Peter Warfield: Library Changes Not for Better