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Katy Tang | District 4 Supervisor

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 554-7460


1821 Irving St. @ 19th Ave.

2311 Irving St. @ 24th Ave.

Franks Floral has been a neighborhood florist since 1934,

and offers floral arrangements for all occassions - including but not limited to wedding and event designs. Surprise your loved ones this holiday season and let them
know you care with a beautiful floral arrangement, or
stop by for the perfect boquet for your holiday table.

Tis the season to be jolly fa la la la la, la la la la! Deck the

halls of the music lover in your life this season, by gifting
a present from Sunset Music Company. Serving the Sunset since 1948, Sunset Music Company will provide for all
your music needs, including:

Instruments such as guitars, and ukuleles;

Repertoire, theory, and technique books; and
Metronomes, guitar straps and drumsticks.

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2401 Irving St. @ 25th Ave.

2549 Irving St. @ 27th Ave.

Work Hard. Play Hard. Shop Easy. Gift give in style this
year! Pick up some trendy San Francisco gear for you
and a friend or loved one this season. Choose from a
variety of gifts, such as:

Iconic San Francisco gear, such as Sunset or

Parkside street sign t-shirts;
Carhartt jackets and Ben Davis shirts; and
Dickies work clothing and Levis jeans.

Recently relocated to the Outer Sunset, The Artisans of

San Francisco is a custom framing store where owner
Joe Dellert aspires to create a frame that will tailor to
your design needs. Artistically designed and exceptionally executed, these one of a kind frames are made to
preserve your loved ones favorite print, picture, or poster. Consider giving the gift of:

Prints and posters;

Custom picture framing; or
Framed mirrors in custom sizes.

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3401 Irving St. @ 35th Ave.

4120 Irving St. @ 42nd Ave.

Kick your gift giving up a notch this year and impress the
soccer fanatic in your life! Toby Rappolt, owner, is a passionate soccer coach and can provide injury prevention training and performance enhancement to your
soccer team. Sunset Soccer Supply also carries all the
soccer apparel youll ever need, including:

Avenues Dry Goods is the newest addition to the Sunset

and is the perfect store to do you holiday shopping this
year! Local journalist and owner, Eve Batey, opened this
shop with a vision to offer affordable gifts from local artists, makers and designers. With a growing inventory you
may choose from a selection of goods, such as:

Jerseys, shorts, cleats and safety gear;

Soccer balls; and
Customized apparel.

Messenger Bags;
Sucka Free t-shirt as an ode to Netflix insta-hit
Stranger Things; and
Totes, pins, and body polish.

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4002 Irving St. @ 41st Ave.

4500 Irving St. @ 46th Ave.

Want to get the bike buff in your life a swell gift? Well,
you are sure to find one at Swell Bicycles in the Outer
Sunset. Uri Friedman and Will Rose started Swell Bicycles
in 2013 with the goal of creating a community around
their shared passion: bicycles. Select from a variety of:

Bicycle repair services;

Bicycles, including Raleigh, Brooklyn Bike Company,
Soma Fabrications, Surly, and All-City; and
Custom wheel & bike builds.

Tired of surfing the Internet for gifts? Try Mollusk Surf Shop,
a surfing institution here and in Los Angeles. Mollusk has
developed into a cultural institution that integrates surfing, art, craft, music, film and visual media. They sell
products handmade by friends and neighbors perfect
for any surfing obsessed friend or family member, including:

Ikat beach blankets, coolers and backpacks;

Wetsuits, board shorts and swim suits; or
Skateboards, surfboards, and fins.

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We all know someone who is hard to shop for!
Consider buying a gift certificate from one of
our many merchants including the businesses
listed here as well as many restaurants,
fitness studios and yoga studios! There are also
classes, memberships and other gift ideas that
make great holiday gifts for family and friends!

4540 Irving St. @ 47th Ave.

(415) 566-4692
The Last Straw has been around for decades and is a
great place to find last minute gifts for anyone who loves
a beautiful and unique gift! The Last Straw is a treasure
trove of lovely finds. Marge, the owner, carries:

Jewelry, bags, and scarves:

Plush needlepoint rabbits; and
A variety of gifts for infants and children.

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2648 Judah St. @ 32nd Ave.

2550 Judah St. @ 31st Ave.
Dont forget your four-legged, feathered, scaled or furry
companions this season! Animal Connection was established in 1987 and is San Franciscos largest independent
pet store. Along with knowledgeable staff and expert
advice, the Animal Connection also carries a variety of
perfect pet products, including:

Pet care books for rodents, birds, reptiles and more;

Aquarium accessories for fish and reptiles; and
Pet toys and treats.

Elevation Bike Co. is a full-service bike shop run by bike

evangelists Scott and Charlie. They carry top of the line
performance-centric mountain bikes and are the perfect place to get a gift for that adventure-seeker you
know. Stop by to purchase:

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Mountain bikes, cyclocross bikes and touring bikes;

Bike accessories, including shoes, helmets, jerseys,
pedals, and tires; and
Demo sessions try out the best brands and models
on the market for $80 a day!



3847 Judah St. @ 44th Ave.

2801 Judah St. @33rd Ave.
Adapt to changing seasons, teams and styles with a gift
from Adapt clothing. Featuring iconic Bay Area teams
and slogans and with sizes and styles that fit people from
8 months to 80 years, Adapt has something for everyone
in the family, including:

AGold Blooded t-shirt or hoodie for the 49-er fan;

A Hella Kitty sweatshirt for your favorite SF Hello
Kitty lover; or
A Wild Thing onesie for the new addition to your

Surfs up. Search is up. Find the perfect holiday gift this
year at Aqua Surf Shop for the surfer or beach-lover in
your family. Select from:

And dont forget about stocking stuffers, Adapt also sells

stickers, key chains, phone cases, bags and socks!

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Top-of-the-line wetsuits;
Surfboards (rental or new); or
Aqua t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, and hats.





3927 Judah St. @ 45th Ave.

3921 Judah St. @ 44th Ave.
Since 1977, owner Arnie Davis has specialized in custom-made footwear and orthotic devices. A certified
podiatrist, he began his career as a sculptor, and his art
can be seen all around his shop in the beautiful shoes
that he and his staff creates. If you know anyone that
suffers from medical issues such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, or a traumatic injury, Davis Foot Comfort
Center can make a real difference in their quality of life.
Make an appointment for a loved one in need of Daviss expertise in:

As a San Francisco-based designer and clothing manufacturer for over 20 years, Karen Luu has a great passion
for magnificent fabrics and inspired colors. Inspired by
the revitalization of Judah Street, she opened her retail
store there. Stop by and youll see that it is filled with
great holiday finds including:

Custom orthotics;
Individually designed custom footwear; and
Therapeutic shoe alterations.

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Apparel, such as plush sleep robes and stylish coats;

Accessories, such as silk scarves and unique jewelry;
Home items, such as pillows and blankets.



4035 Judah St. @ 45th Ave.

3930 Judah St. @ 45th Ave.
Healthy business, healthy people, healthy planet. The
mission of Other Avenues is something we can all get
behind. This worker-owned cooperative has been keeping our neighborhood healthy since 1974. Find more
than just groceries at this neighborhood grocer, Other
Avenues also carries:

Toys, organic plush animals, and childrens books;

Organic and non-toxic bath & beauty products;
Candles, essential oils and delicious treats to fill your

There is nothing general about The General Store you

cannot find your milk or bread here. Rather, The General
Store is filled with beautiful and unique artisan gifts. Consider from a variety of:

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Unique childrens toys and items;

Calendars, cards and books; and
Beautiful artisan jewelry and ceramics.



1396 La Playa St. @ Judah St.
and 2650 Sloat Blvd. @ 45th Ave.
Panicked with no idea and little time to get that last person on your list this year a gift?! Well worry no more! With
two convenient locations at the bookends of the Outer
Sunset, Java Beach and Java Beach at the Zoo is happy to provide:

3655 Lawton St. @ 43rd Ave.
Its always Snowy Plover season at Andytown Coffee
Roasters! Stop by and pick up Andytowns signature
drink, the snowy plover, a unique sparkling espresso beverage topped with fresh homemade whipped cream
all season long. Dont stop there Andytown has plenty
of gifts for your coffee-addicted pals:

Roasted coffee beans;

Gift cards; and
Travel mugs and Java Beach branded apparel.

Dont forget to take a moment to experience their seasonal holiday coffee drinks and pastries- they only come
around once a year!

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Fresh roasted coffee beans and coffee subscriptions;

Snowy Plover glass, Snowy Plover pin or Snowy Toter;
Beanies, tees and ceramic mugs.

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2309 Noriega St. @ 30th Ave.

1618 Noriega St. @ 23rd Ave.
We spilled the beans! With over five decades in the coffee business, Henrys House of Coffee has a variety of
gift options for the coffee-lover in your life, including:

Henrys Choice Subscription a different coffee

each month;
House of Coffee Sunset District T-shirt; or
The Ritual 12 oz bag of Armenian coffee and 2
House of Coffee Demitasse cups.

On the edge about delivering your gifts on time? Stop

by Offix Edge, an authorized shipping center that provides an array of office and professional services, for all
your holiday shipping needs! They even offer professional gifts for the family, such as:

Moleskin Journals;
Leather bags; and
Customized items with your design - pens, coffee
cups, t-shirts, and USB sticks.

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3809 Noriega St. @ 45th Ave.

3725 Noriega St. @ 44th Ave.
Woodshop is a unique place that grew out of a common interest in craft and design between four different artisans: Luke Bartels, Danny Hess, Josh Duthie and
Jeff Canham. From furniture to surfboards and chairs,
Woodshop is the perfect place for a one-of-a-kind fabricated piece!
The showroom is open by appointment only, so schedule a consultation in advance to work with these accomplished artists to create the perfect gift in time for
the holidays!

Get the purrrr-fect gift for your pet this holiday season.
Head over to Sunset Pet Supply where owner, Sanford
Johnson, offers a variety of pet supplies including:

Toys, collars and pet carriers;

Tasty treats and unique pet foods; and
Calming treats for your pets in the event of a stressful event or disaster.

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3821 Noriega St. @ 46th Ave.

Noriega Produce Online

3811 Noriega St. @ 45th Ave.
Established what to get your friends and family for Christmas this year? If not, dont worry because Establish is a
treasure trove of unique handmade and vintage goods.
A cooperative art student and retail store owner, Erica
Maver aspires to create an environment that brings progressive culture to the Outer Sunset Community. Find
unique items such as:

Sunset Tee - screen printed in house with an original

Marisa Mason Boeheim Lux Jewelry; and
One-of-a-kind vintage leather wallets.

With dinner parties, holiday parties, and family events

galore this time of year, think of picking up comfort food
ingredients, spirits and stocking stuffers from Noriega
Produce. This family-owned market with friendly and
knowledgeable staff are more than happy to help with
choosing items such as:

A variety of wines and craft beers;

Egg Nog and delicious desserts; and
Organic Olive Oils, chocolates and candies.

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3876 Noriega St. @ 46th Ave.

3896 Noriega St. @ 46th Ave.
Wouldnt a custom-crafted surf board made right here
in the Outer Sunset make a fantastic personalized gift?
Sunset Shapers also provides one-on-one shaping lessons and you can work together with a seasoned pro
to build that dream surf board for the wave catcher in
your life or perhaps even for yourself. Sunset Shapers
also carries other products including:

Fins and hand planes; and

Wax and leashes

Sweeten up that devil on your Christmas list with some

sweets from Devils Teeth Baking Company! Choose
from a selection of delicious, freshly made holiday pies:

Pumpkin; or
Sweet Potato Pecan

And while youre there, pick up a Devils Teeth t-shirt or

hoodie for that Devils Teeth diehard in your family.

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1455 Taraval St. @ 25th Ave.

1417 Taraval St. @ 24th Ave.
Owned and operated by husband and wife team,
Soojin and Yina, Odsy Workshop is the perfect place to
pick out an expertly hand-crafted leather gift this season. All of their products are handmade in their workshop on Taraval and include:

Handmade leather keychains and wallets;

Heavy duty aprons made with natural vegetable
tanned leather and denim;
A durable Haru pouch or Haru bag.

The finest furniture store in the San Francisco Bay Area is

located on Taraval Street! Noriega Furniture has a stellar
reputation for providing high quality furniture to clients
on the entire West Coast! The professional design staff
can help you with small and large projects. The store
is full of beautiful sofas, artwork, bedroom and dining
room furniture and remarkable gifts for the holidays. For
that family member who deserves something really special, visit Noriega Furniture!

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1701 Taraval St. @ 27th Ave.
(415) 664-4353

1716 Taraval St. @ 27th Ave.

Who doesnt love shoes? Believe it or not, we have one

of the best selections for shoes, boots and outdoor gear
right here in the Outer Sunset. With popular and quality
brands, Footprint has footwear for comfort and style for
everyone on your list, including:

For that gamer in your family (we all have at least one!),
consider giving a collectible card or board game
such as Magic the Gathering or Settlers of Catan. Versus Games also offers specialty gifts and Tournament

Toms for kids and adults;

Birkenstock in a wide variety of shades and styles;
The North Face and Patagonia outerwear and

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1821 Taraval St. @ 28th Ave.

1821 Taraval St. @ 28th Ave.
On the way out the door to a party and didnt have
time to bake something special? Pick up some of Bruno
Tses delicious creations including croissants, morning
buns, Portuguese egg tarts, and quiches. Rolling-Out
Cafe also carries a gluten-free dairy-free cinnamon
roll and a vegan sweet potato cinnamon roll. You can
also special order a variety of baked goods including
cakes and pumpkin and pecan pies. Roll on over to Rolling-Out Cafe today!

Hit the nail on the head with gift giving this year! Visit this
family-owned home improvement store for all of your
decorating tools and supplies, and maybe even some
stocking stuffers for the handyperson in your life! Visit
Great Wall Hardware for:

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Every color of Duck brand duct tape imaginable;

Thumb drives, flashlights, and ear buds; and
LED holiday lights.

2124 Taraval St. @ 32nd Ave.

2109 Taraval St. @ 31st Ave.
San Franpsycho showcases local artists through hand
screen printed apparel. They offer a full clothing line
that ranges from babies, children, adultsand even
pets! For stocking stuffers, they sell soaps & fragrances,
sunglasses, beanies and leather belts. Make sure your
loved ones are in style this season and consider gifting:

A San Franpsycho hoodie, tee or beanie;

A Leatherman multi tool; or
A San Franpsycho flask.

Hunters Threads is more than just a childrens clothing

store. The Scotts, owners of Hunter Threads and parents
to Hunter and Isla, aspire to create a safe and nurturing
environment for children with developmental delays.
Shop Hunters Threads this holiday season and your purchase will help fund free therapy (physical, speech and
occupational therapy) for children in need. Select from
a large assortment of gently used clothes, shoes and
toys or gift a:

Hunters Threads tank or tee; or

Hunters Threads Trucker Hat.

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Who doesnt love brewing up some hot cocoa and

decorating the Christmas tree? Well look no further
than Sloat Garden Center to pick up that perfect tree
along with fresh garlands and wreaths. Sloats trees
are privately raised and grown for the sole purpose of
being Christmas trees. Trees are cut within one week
of delivery to ensure the freshest possible selections!

2700 Sloat Blvd. @ 45th Ave.
Attending a holiday party, dinner or family get together? The perfect gift for the host or hostess in your life is
a beautiful Poinsettia plant from Sloat Garden Center!
With knowledgeable staff and a wide array of goods,
Sloat is the perfect place to pick up a gift for the green
thumb you know, including:

Holiday wreaths and garlands;

Miniature Christmas trees and Poinsettias in every
color; and
Seeds, pottery, air plants, orchids and more.

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Dont like the idea of a cut tree? Our very

own SF Department of the Environment has a
program where you can adopt a living tree!
Order your tree on a first-come, first-served
basis for a tax-deductible $75 donation to
Friends of the Urban Forest (FUF). After the holidays, you return your tree and FUF will plant
it in a neighborhood that needs more trees.





4331 Irving St. @ 44th Ave.

4541 Irving St. @ 47th Ave.

1235 47th Avenue @ Lincoln Way

A project sponsored by Intersection for the

Arts, ISP is an alternative storefront space
displaying experimental solo projects in the
visual arts. ISP offers events, workshops, artist
talks and more. Currently, ISP is displaying artwork from Julie Cloutiers Useful Irrationalities
through December 31, 2016. Julie will use the
ISP gallery to test various stacking, assembling
and rearranging of hundreds of wheel-thrown
ceramic sculptures. There will also be a series
of limited edition prints accompanying the

One Fish, Two Fish, Three Fish Studios! 3 Fish

Studios is home to the artwork of talented
husband and wife team Eric Rewitzer and
Annie Galvin. Paintings by Annie range from
variations of the local 49-mile Drive to one
of her series of 365 Annie Doodles. Erics
linocut prints are instant favorites and include
images of the Bay and Golden Gate Bridges
as well as infamous giants such as Godzilla,
Mothra, and the California Redwood Tree. A
gift from 3 Fish Studios will last a lifetime!

Larry Letofsky pottery is truly one of a kind

utilitarian artwork. Larry creates bowls, mugs,
plates and vases in a natural gas kiln in his
home in the Outer Sunset. Larry will have a
40th annual Pottery Sale on December 16th,
17th, and 18th. After a busy year of throwing
and firing, he has a huge selection of bowls,
platters, mugs, vases, and other works with
both traditional and unique glazes. Doors will
open 10am to 6pm during the sale. Visit him
online or make an appointment to visit his
Outer Sunset studio.

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3649 Lawton St. @ 43rd Ave.
This gallery has a mission to support and
promote diverse artists. Owner John Lindsey
also works with clients to create fine quality pigment prints using the latest inks and
on a variety of materials. The current show,
Differing Feathers, is a group exhibit featuring mixed mediums and artists to create
a discussion around the social dynamics in
birds and how that compares to society. Visit
the website or gallery to purchase works from
various local artists.


(415) 661-3036
(415) 716-3004

Roxanne Worthington Photography and Last

Avenue Studio offer the opportunity to give
the gift of art in a wide range of sizes, subject
matter and prices starting with handmade
desk calendars to one-of-a-kind encaustic
photographs on wood. Gift certificates for
art or private photographic tutorials are
available to help you give just the right gift.
Call for a no obligation studio visit or for more

Consider visiting JAGs Art Studio at the

Beach to pick up a unique gift for that surfer
and beach lover in your life. Artist Judi Gorski
has an ongoing daily exhibit of about 150
pieces of her handmade artwork, including
original paintings, giclee prints, mixed-media
pieces, and mobiles. Judis paintings present
the beach life from a beautiful and lively
perspective. You can call Judi and plan a
time to visit.

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Know a burgeoning artist or want to try a new hobby? Give the gift of art classes this holiday
season from one of the many studios offering courses in the Outer Sunset, including:
3 Fish Studios: collage and printmaking classes
4541 Irving St. @ 47th Ave.
Asian Arts School: cartooning, manga and more
2101 Taraval St. @ 31st Ave.
Cherry Art Studio: drawing, oil and acrylic and more
1444 Taraval St. @ 25th Ave.
(415) 661-1104


Young Artist Studio: pencil and charcoal, pastels and more

2414 28th Ave. @ Taraval St.
(415) 759-1678

3004 Taraval St. @ 40th Ave.
FOG is a fine art gallery inspired by Ocean
Beach and envisioned by the artist Anne
Marguerite Herbst. Herbsts brilliant yet tranquil artwork frequently incorporates a blend
of vibrant colors and rhythmical arrangements by hand and fingerprints, representing
precisely how she brings a part of her persona into each and every art piece. The gallery
is intended to be inclusive and accessible to
other artists to display their work, and to hold
film and music events for the public.

Work by Elizabeth Ouyang

Asian Arts School

Study of Norman Rockwell

Work by Madison
Young Artist Studio

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Work by Alisha Tam

Asian Arts School

other local gifts

Special early Bird


Publication Date: December 1, 2014

Launch Party: Saturday, January 25, 2015
(Visit after
December 1 for more information)

Change your spacechange your life! is the motto of Ardemis

Organizing. Give the gift of organization to a friend who wants to get
the clutter out of their life before the New Year! Christina Ardemis,
based in the Outer Sunset, can help organize your kitchen, garage,
pantry, or even create a window display for your business. Christina
helps you move through your space item by item to create a harmonious space.

Bhga means enjoyment in Sanskrit, and Bhga yoga props will
ensure you enjoy your yoga practice while feeling balance, flexibility
and strength. The Bhga Infinity Block was named the Best Yoga
Block Ever by Give the gift of health and get
the yogi in your life an infinity block, infinity chair or a deluxe Bhga
bench set!

To get a book after December 1 but before

the end of the year, send $27 ($21.95,
plus $5.05 shipping and handling)
to Lorri Ungaretti, P.O. Box 640076,
San Francisco, CA 94164.
Well pay the sales tax!
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L e g e n d a ry L o c a L s

This book introduces readers to some of the advocates, educators, performers, builders, and others who
contributed to the growth of these areas and to the city of San Francisco. Featured notables include:

William Hammond Hall and John McLaren, major forces in Golden Gate Park

Well-known personalities like actress Barbara Eden, musician Vince Guaraldi, & photographer Ansel Adams

Amy Meyer and Philip Burton, who helped create the Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Journalists Sarah Bacon and Paul Kozakiewicz, who write about neighborhoods in western San Francisco

William Gee, who founded On-Lok, a resource for the elderly

Woody LaBounty and David Gallagher, cofounders of the Western Neighborhoods Project
( to research and promote the history of the west side of San Francisco

Stories in the Sand: San Franciscos Sunset District, 1847

1964 The history of one of San Franciscos largest and
least documented neighborhoods, give the gift of Stories in the Sand by Lori Ungaretti to a history buff or Sunset enthusiast in your family.
and many more famous and unsung heroes

Legendary Locals of the Richmond, Sunset, and Golden

Gate Park This book explores notable San Franciscans
such as William Hammond Hall and John McLaren as
well as others who contributed to the growth of the Richmond and Sunset Districts.



Kathleen Kelley is a San Francisco Bay Area professional interior designer and artisan who creates one-of-a-kind gifts inspired by nature.
Kathleens ability to combine and compose unique textures, color
and materials is an exploration of elegance. If you are looking for
headbands, ornaments, ties, barrettes, and shoe clips, see Kathleen!

Carville-by-the-Sea: San Franciscos Streetcar Suburb This

book details the burgeoning
beachside community consisting
of old San Francisco streetcars
that started in what is now the
Outer Sunset in the 1890s.

For the avid reader you know, consider a gift

from Green Apple Books!
While located in the Inner Sunset, owner Pete
Mulvihill is an Outer Sunset resident!
1231 9th Ave. @ Lincoln Way


Lorri Ungaretti
Arcadia Publishing
6.5-x-9.25 inches
128 pages, paperback
black-and-white inside
More than 100 black-and-white
historic and current photographs
$21.95 or
December 1, 2014

good tidings to all

The Outer Sunset is a tremendous community with so many people that come together
to make our neighborhood great. One of the best parts of the Outer Sunset are the places our residents and families can go to get a helping hand. Whether it is homework help
after school, fresh produce, or a free meal, we have so many organizations that are deserving of your donation this holiday season. Consider donating to one of the following:
Childrens Book Project

Edgewood Center for Children & Families
Far Out West Dune Community Garden
Hunters Threads

Playland at 43rd Avenue

Self-Help for the Elderly
Sunset Youth Services

Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center

Or donate to a local school of your choice!

Sunset District Holiday

Gift Guide Designed by
Ashley Summers