Sunset Beacon
August 2014

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

Sunset Spotlight/Police Blotter

Sunset Blueprint Addresses 5 Major Issues of Concern
After a year of public outreach and six months of community workshops, District 4 Supervisor Katy Tang unveiled the Sunset District Blueprint last month, a statement of goals her office will pursue to improve life in the Sunset.

Photographer Adams Sharpened Focus While Growing Up in West-side Dunes
Ansel Adams, who grew up on San Francisco's west side in the sand dunes with a view of the Golden Gate before the building of the bridge, became a San Francisco historical icon and national star photographer who helped save the natural places he learned to cherish from early on.

Mahjong a Game that Still Brings People Together
The popular Chinese board game, Mahjong, has a special connection to San Francisco. As a city with substantial Chinese-American and Jewish-American populations, the game has been played in neighborhoods throughout the area for decades.


John M. Lee: Real Estate

Supervisor Katy Tang: Free School Supplies

Capt. Curtis Lum: Police Beat

Assemblymember Phil Ting: Urban Farming

Susan Suval: Sunset Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary