Sunset Beacon
March 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

UCSF Revises Plan for Growth, Forest Safety
Officials at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are making some changes at the campus on Parnassus Avenue, including developing student housing and clearing some 25 acres of underbrush from Mt. Sutro, actions that have some local residents worried.

Collaboration Results in New Film
Hidden between the high-rise apartment buildings, posh shopping districts and towering, geometric-shaped business headquarters of modern Shanghai, lay clusters of shanty brick townhouses.

Former Newsman, 95, Still Monitors Environmental Issues
Harold Gilliam, 95, has shared his fascination with the hydrology of San Francisco and its natural history over the years, working as an environmental columnist for both the SF Chronicle and SF Examiner.

Sutro Library: 100-year Journey Ends with New Home at SFSU
The Sutro Library was 100 years in the making and took a long road of trials and tribulations to finally secure a place of its own, the J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University (SFSU). The library serves the public and students on campus. It features an extensive collection of rare books, manuscripts, artifacts, artwork, memoirs and memorabilia from Adolph Sutro, a former mayor of San Francisco.

5 Artists' Wave Art Rolls into Ocean Beach Gallery
Wave-rider artists brought the surf inside for the opening reception of Scallywags, an exhibition at the Great Highway Gallery, on Saturday, Feb. 22. When the gallery opened, it was filled wall-to-wall with people.


John M. Lee: Preparing for spring sales

Supervisor Katy Tang: Update on Transit Projects