Sunset Beacon
September 2011

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

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to Get Overhaul
The SF Recreation and Park Department (RPD) is proceeding with roadway improvements to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Golden Gate Park as part of an effort to upgrade the condition and extend the life of park roadways. However, in order to make these improvements, the department warns that the work will cause some inconvenience to park visitors in these areas during construction.

Children's Garden Blooms at Edgewood Center
A garden for students at the Edgewood Center is now much larger, with raised beds of vegetables, a chicken coop, new arbors and a cabana among other things.

S.I. Honors WWII Hero with New Club
As the heavy cruiser USS San Francisco made its way through the Lengo Channel off the coast of Guadalcanal in the early morning hours of Nov. 13, 1942, Admiral Daniel Judson Callaghan knew what he had to do and why it was critical that he succeed. Japanese forces had been constructing an airfield on Guadalcanal that, if completed, would put Australia within range of Japan's heavy bombers, a prospect that could rain death over some of its biggest cities.

Sunset's Phil Ting Runs for City's Top Prize - Mayor
Sunset District resident and mayoral candidate Phil Ting's Reset San Francisco organization held an expert panel discussion regarding ways to improve Muni service last month.


Supervisor Carmen Chu: City Hall

Capt. Curtis Lum: Police Beat

John M. Lee: Markets Affect Real Estate

Assemblywoman Fiona Ma: Save Fairgrounds for Future