October 2010

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

Groups line up to fight water treatment plant

A proposed water recycling facility at the western edge of Golden Gate Park met up with critical questioning and reservations from residents at a community meeting on Sept. 23.

Geary Boulevard greenbelt was second largest

In 1959, then-San Francisco Mayor George Christopher began the second largest greening project in San Francisco history when he commissioned a center median planting down the center of Geary Boulevard. The largest project before that time was the creation of Golden Gate Park.

Head of the Presidio Trust navigates national park

"I got to start a federal agency. It doesn't get much better than that," says Craig Middleton, the first employee of the Presidio Trust in 1994.

Cambodian immigrants pursue the American Dream

Vengkry Lay, the owner of Cafe Enchante, located at 6157 Geary Blvd., is the embodiment of ingenuity, resourcefulness and hard work. He subscribes to the philosophy that opportunity is there for those who recognize it.


Paul Kozakiewicz: Stop feeding the gorilla

Capt. Richard Corriea: Police Beat

Supervisor Eric Mar: City Hall

James Fang: BART to the Beach