Bevan Dufty. The District 8 Supervisor was Billie Holiday's godson.
|In addition to the Politicians
and Media Types among San Franciscans in this section and featured elsewhere
on the site, the City is center stage for a huge cast of characters both
in and behind the headlines. The reporters become part of our lives because
we see them on screen, around town, even in the movies. (Terilyn
Joe appears in George of the Jungle.
Wendy Tokuda was the inspiration for the underhanded reporter Bambi Kanetaka
in Further Tales of the City.) Sometimes
they become part of the story, as when Terilyn was accused of pelting workers
with eggs and tomatoes from the window of her Russian Hill apartment during
a noise dispute. District Attorney Terrence Hallinan declined to pursue
the case due to insufficient eyewitness testimony that the angry tenant
was the newscaster. Terilyn left her gig at KNTV in San Jose a few months
later, presumably for non-tomato related reasons. Following are some notables
on both sides of San Francisco's public eye.
Others may be found using the Search Feature
Copyright 2002 Hank Donat