May 2008

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

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup/Letters to the Editor

Mayor appoints Ocean Beach council

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has brought renewed attention to a situation Richmond and Sunset district residents have known for a long time: Ocean Beach, one of the City's most valued treasures, is in need of a long-term design to preserve and develop the area's unique characteristics.

Publishers have concerns over proposed law

In an effort to limit litter in the City, a San Francisco supervisor has introduced legislation that would hit newspaper publishers with stiff fines if they deliver to people who do not want the newspaper.

Rare plant found in yard of Parker home

A potential one-of-a-kind Richmond District manzanita is one step away from gaining landmark status and official protection, 16 years after property owner Rose Hillson unknowingly uncovered the rare plant.


Supervisor Jake McGoldrick: Health Fest, Bus Changes

John M. Lee: How to Interpret Data

Mayor Gavin Newsom: Schools Now Community Hubs

Keith Wilson: Merchants out in the cold

Sen. Leland Yee: Protecting violence victims