Sunset Beacon
April 2010

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

Sunset Spotlight/Police Blotter/Letters to the Editor

City Bond Measure Would Increase Water for West Side Disaster

Corroded pipes and cracks in the concrete retaining wall are just the "tip of the iceberg" at a crumbling Twin Peaks water storage facility that serves as the primary source for the SF Fire Department's Auxiliary Water Supply System (AWSS).

New Survey Identifies Sunset Buildings with Historical Value

On March 15, nearly 70 residents of the Outer Sunset District attended a meeting to learn about the recently completed Oceanside survey of historical buildings. After a presentation on the survey, the sponsors took the time to answer the questions of property owners and residents.

Funding OK'd to Clear Mt. Sutro Trailhead

Despite reservations and petitions for a continuance by Stanyan Street residents, funding was approved to restore the historic trail leading from Stanyan and 17th streets to Mount Sutro.

'Butcher Brothers' Strike Fear in Hearts of Movie-goers

Phil Flores was an only child with a vivid imagination and creativity to spare while growing up in blue collar South San Francisco. At El Camino High School in the '80s, he had his circle of friends, but there was no one he really connected with until he met Mitch Altieri.


Supervisor Carmen Chu: Working Family Tax Credits

Capt. Denise Schmitt: Police Beat

John M. Lee: Profitting from Short Sales

Pamela Lovell: Proper Way to Trim Trees