Outer Sunset

Oct 15, 2020
San Francisco Inner Sunset Outer Sunset

Construction begins next month on two-year 19th Avenue overhaul

Construction will break ground next month on Public Works' 27-month, multiagency reconstruction of 19th Avenue in the Sunset. And you can bet it's going to make for some extra traffic. Read More

Aug 13, 2020
San Francisco Inner Sunset Outer Sunset

Sunset business briefs: closures at beachside gift shop & SUV-damaged travel agency; more

Here's the latest look at business happenings in the avenues, including a new Inner Sunset breakfast spot. Read More

Jul 06, 2020
Jun 11, 2020
San Francisco Outer Sunset

5 teenagers rescued from the water at Ocean Beach, 2 remain in critical condition

The heavy surf and cold water of Ocean Beach is a constant danger — the incident comes just one week after a man died after being carried out by a rip current. Read More

Jun 05, 2020
San Francisco Outer Sunset

Man dies after being dragged to sea at Ocean Beach

Another man was also caught in a current, but was rescued by a surfer. Read More

Jun 02, 2020
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San Francisco reopens parking at some beaches

The news is welcome to neighbors, whose streets were overwhelmed in recent weeks with beachgoers seeking parking. Read More

May 29, 2020
San Francisco Mission Outer Sunset

Bars bring live music to San Francisco's streets with socially distanced concerts

"I’ve seen more than a couple of people well up with tears," says the bar owner behind the pop-up sidewalk shows. Read More

May 20, 2020
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City pushes forward to identify park lands for future homeless tent villages

The city's parks and real estate departments have two weeks to identify land where homeless people can camp at a social distance. Read More

May 07, 2020
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With hotel program stonewalled, city supervisors work to launch outdoor 'safe sleeping sites'

As Mayor Breed continues to defy hotel room legislation, many city supervisors are hunting for vacant properties to use as tent camps. Read More

Apr 21, 2020
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San Francisco to close some streets to car traffic for social distancing

Starting this week, some streets will be closed to through vehicle traffic in order to prioritize walking and biking as well as to provide more space for social distancing. Read More

Apr 15, 2020
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SF's bookstores struggle to survive loss of key moneymaker: live readings

Author events and kids' storytimes are critical to the health of local bookstores — and the resulting revenue isn't easily replicated on Zoom. Read More

Apr 15, 2020
San Francisco Outer Sunset

Sloat Garden Center likely to close for new mixed-use development

Two different potential condo developments have been proposed for the site of the garden center, an Outer Sunset staple since the 1950s. Read More

Mar 25, 2020
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Where to donate masks, gloves and supplies for San Francisco & Oakland hospitals in need

Still have some unused N95 masks from the wildfires at home? Here's where you can donate them, and other items like gloves and gowns. Read More

Feb 28, 2020
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The hardest easy solution to SF's small business crisis: Buying the building

For SF businesses, becoming their own landlords can be the solution to rising rents — and while it's not easy, it's not as hard as some may think. Read More

Feb 26, 2020
San Francisco Outer Sunset Parkside

Sunset business briefs: Odsy moving to Irving Street; new Chinese spot opens near Ocean Beach; more

A popular cobbler and leather workshop is moving within the neighborhood, while a new nail salon and acupuncturist have also debuted. Read More

Feb 25, 2020
San Francisco Outer Sunset

3 stalled Sunset eateries struggle to open

On a three-block stretch of Irving Street, these three planned eateries appear to be stuck in development hell. Read More

Jan 31, 2020
San Francisco Inner Sunset Outer Sunset

Sunset Eats: San Tung 2 closes as Indian eatery takes over; 'malatang' noodle spot moves in; more

A popular Chinese restaurant has closed its next-door spinoff, while Chinese noodle and dessert spots have recently opened. Read More

Jan 27, 2020
San Francisco Outer Sunset

1 injured, 6 displaced in Outer Sunset building fire

The blaze at a four-story apartment building sent smoke billowing over nearby Ocean Beach. Read More

Jan 08, 2020
San Francisco Lower Haight Outer Sunset SoMa

Art prints, lattes & pole dancing: How San Franciscans can help wildfire victims in Australia

Local businesses and event organizers are donating proceeds to wildfire rescue funds. Here's how you can help. Read More

Dec 10, 2019
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Former SF Supervisor compares increasing housing development on city's west side to rape

The statement is emblematic of the current war over upzoning the Sunset and Richmond Districts, which is playing out at both city and state levels. Read More