January 2013
Note: For additional stories about the west side of San Francisco, see the new issue of the Sunset Beacon.

Bicycle lane in GG Park cause for concern
On a Saturday morning the foreign tourists queued up in front of a bus near the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park.

Bridge Theater on Geary shutters its doors in late Dec.
Richmond District movie goers were sad to hear the news that the Bridge Theater, located at 3010 Geary Blvd., closed just after Christmas.

New charges levied over union pickets
Another person has come forward to accuse Local 648 of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union International of hiring non-union people at minimum wage to picket a chain of markets in San Francisco because they employ non-union workers.

Jewish performers at forefront of rock 'n' roll's golden age
Most people do not immediately associate the holiday season with rock 'n' roll, but that did not stop dozens of rock history buffs from coming out to the San Francisco Library's Merced Branch on Dec. 12 for a presentation titled "Blue Suede Jews: Jews in the Golden Age of Rock 'n' Roll."

Traveling Rec. and Park chefs teach cooking, making pet food
Chefs John Rutherford and Matthew Fast are pleased and honored to provide culinary classes to the local community and neighborhoods by teaching at the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department's various "Rec Centers" around town.


Capt. Sharon Ferrigno: Police Beat

Supervisor Eric Mar: Ringing in the New Year

John M. Lee: Richmond real estate year in review

Assemblyman Phil Ting: Thank you for support

State Senator Mark Leno: I'm honored to serve

John Steven Calder: Vets have services available