Sunset Beacon
January 2013

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

Police Blotter

Recycling Center Closes; Businesses May Have to Pick Up Slack
The Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council (HANC) recycling center in Golden Gate Park closed on Dec. 27.

Alice Fong Yu Wins National Blue Ribbon Award
Alice Fong Yu Alternative School, which is located on 12th Avenue between Kirkham and Lawton streets, was honored as a National Blue Ribbon school at an awards luncheon at the Omni Shoreham hotel in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 12 - 13.

Restoring Mt. Sutro Forest a Labor of Love
Though it now looks lush and green, the eucalyptus forest on Mt. Sutro is dying.

National Recreation Area Celebrates 40th Anniversary
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, has the challenge of bringing the national park experience to an urban center, San Francisco, the densest city in the state.

Capt. Curtis Lum: Police Beat

Supervisor Carmen Chu: City Hall

John M. Lee: Real Estate Year in Review