Sunset Beacon
October 2012

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

Police Blotter/Sunset Spotlight/Letters to the Editor

New Law Restricts Parking of Oversized Vehicles
At low tide or high tide, one of the most popular spots near San Francisco's Ocean Beach is where the Muni N-Judah streetcar line ends. It has always been a gathering point for surfers, skateboarders and bicyclists.

Grand Jury Blasts Muni for Stopping Streetcars Short of Final Destination
Riders on San Francisco's light rail system will have to put up with Muni's use of "switchbacks" in the near future, in spite of a recent Civil Grand Jury report blasting the transit agency for the practice.

Author's New Memoir Shines Light on '7 Stages of Life'
Jennifer Futernick is a Sunset District resident whose second printing of her memoir "I Never Expected This Good Life" was published by Capra Press in May.

Author Examines Poet's Complex Life in New Book
He was a charmer, cheater, sensitive and caring philanderer, manipulative and shameless opportunist, perhaps crafty in some ways but foolish in others, hopeless romantic and not much of a father to his most famous son.


John M. Lee: Real Estate

Capt. Curtis Lum: Police Beat

Supervisor Carmen Chu: City Hall

Assemblywoman Fiona Ma: We Must Halt Domestic Violence