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

New USF building for science, innovation comes on line
More than two years ago at the ground-breaking ceremony for the new John Lo Schiavo, S.J. Center for Science and Innovation, the chancellor of the University of San Francisco, Fr. Schiavo, quipped that he felt "particularly fortunate because, as a friend recently remarked, buildings are usually named for people who are dead."

Richmond entrepreneur uses social media to market
After the birth of her daughter in 2010, Trudy Hodges found the courage to start working on her own small business in the Outer Richmond.

San Francisco Free Clinic earns California Prize
The University of San Francisco (USF) has selected the San Francisco Free Clinic to receive the 2013 University of San Francisco California Prize for Service and the Common Good.

Owners pick Outer Richmond for new 'hipster' cafe
Owners Kristoffer Toliao and Yuka Loroi of Cassava Bakery + Cafe have undergone expansion in the Outer Richmond District. More specifically, they chose the Le Bread location, formerly an Andersen Bakery franchise located on Balboa Street, between 36th and 37th avenues. The location was chosen primarily for its affordability. This is not an inconsiderable detail.

Filmmaker still rock 'n rollin' with story of Mike Bloomfield
He admits it. Most waking hours involve work. Either Bob Sarles, 56, is toiling as an editor-for-hire in Los Angeles on some reality show, like "The Shahs of Sunset," or, as a documentary film director and editor, he is tweaking one of his own projects, such as, "Sweet Blues: A Film About Mike Bloomfield," which will be screened twice during the 36th annual Mill Valley Film Festival, held October 3 - 13.


Capt. Sharon Ferrigno: Police Beat

Supervisor Eric Mar: City Hall update

Richard Corriea: PAR fights for community

Assemblyman Phil Ting: Assembly