Sunset Beacon
April 2014

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

Sunset Spotlight/Police Blotter/Letter to the Editor

CVS Pharmacy Revises Plan for 19th Avenue Location
Plans for the proposed CVS pharmacy at 19th Avenue and Ortega Street have once again been submitted to the SF Planning Department, after the initial proposal lacked support for approval and was withdrawn.

Congestion, Parking, Safety Top Concerns for Planned N-Judah Changes
A San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) proposal to rearrange N-Judah transit stops and make other changes along the Irving Street commercial corridor in the Inner Sunset has some local residents and merchants concerned with congestion, parking and public safety.

Transit plans Re-engineered for L-Taraval Route
Route changes totaling between $15 million to $20 million are in the future for the Muni light rail route that runs along the Taraval corridor. Proposals for the route were revealed to the public on March 4 by the San Francisco Municipal Transport­ation Authority (SFMTA) as part of its Transit Effectiveness Project (TEP).

Community Provides Input on Land Use
What are the best uses for available land in the Sunset District?

New West Sunset Playground Design Underway
A new design for the West Sunset Playground is currently being developed, and is set to go to bid in October so a contractor can be chosen.

Students Perform, Share Ideas at 10th Annual Film Fest
Just 19 days removed from the 2014 Oscars, the Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center (SNBC) announced the winners for its own film award ceremony, the SNBC's annual Community Film Festival.

Bus Routes Adjusted after Feedback
The SF Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni) recently conducted neighborhood meetings to get feedback on its Transit Effectiveness Project (TEP), which aims to improve the streetscape environment to accommodate increased numbers of pedestrians and bicycle riders.


John M. Lee: Real Estate

Supervisor Katy Tang: Community Updates

Capt. Curtis Lum: Police Beat