Sunset Magazine subscription, monthly, 12 issues Sunset Magazine is great source for people who live in the west. Sunset Magazine started in 1898 by the Sunset Limited railroad line. Its purpose was to convince people living in on the East Coast, that life in the west was suitable for upstanding families. The first issue was 16 pages long, and told stories of the wonders of Yosemite and the gorgeous, garden-filled streets of Los Angeles. Today, Sunset has regular articles such as “Best Places to Live”, “Your Sunset”, “Best of the West”, “From the Editor”, “Window On the West”, “Heart Smart”, “The Directory”, “Western Wanderings”. Other informative sections you’ll find are travel and recreation, garden and outdoor living, home and design, food and entertaining and a recipe index.