Outer Sunset

Mar 31, 2021
San Francisco Outer Richmond Outer Sunset

More than half of SF residents surveyed say the Upper Great Highway should remain car-free

A majority of respondents to a recent survey by the San Francisco County Transportation Authority say they think the Upper Great Highway along Ocean Beach ought to remain closed to vehicle traffic post-pandemic. 53 percent of residents, many of them living in the Sunset District, said the four-lane stretch between Sloat Boulevard and Lincoln Way should remain the pedestrian and bicycle promenade that it has been for the past year. Read More

Feb 01, 2021
San Francisco Outer Sunset

Gus's Community Market to debut in the Outer Sunset

As Hoodline first reported in November of 2019, Noriega Produce will open as a fully-fledged Gus’s Community Market. The Outer Sunset grocery store, owned by the team behind local chain Gus's Community Market, will open on Tuesday, February 2 at 3701 Noriega St. (at 44th Ave.). Read More

Jan 27, 2021
San Francisco Outer Sunset

DamnFine debuts in the Outer Sunset with wood-fired pizzas, Italian wines

The pandemic has cemented our love affair with comfort foods — chief among them pizza and to-go cocktails. DamnFine (3410 Judah Street), one of the newest restaurants to grace the Outer Sunset, is intent on being a one-stop destination for all that and more. Read More

Dec 07, 2020
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Shop local for the holidays: Hoodline's gift-giving guide in support of small SF businesses

Although 2020 seems to be unending, the holiday season is upon us, and it’s worth remembering the wealth of small businesses scattered across San Francisco that offer the perfect gifts for friends, loved ones, and even yourself. Read More

Dec 04, 2020
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Rash of car thefts targeting surfers hits Ocean Beach and China Beach

Vehicle thefts are up 50% in the Taraval and Richmond Districts, and surfers say a new lockbox key system is responsible for a spike in thefts targeting their cars. Read More

Oct 15, 2020
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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
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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