Tenderloin San Francisco

Hard-boiled stories from San Francisco's 1960s and 1970s Tenderloin

Tenderloin San Francisco

Hard-boiled stories from San Francisco's 1960s and 1970s Tenderloin

Candy                            Owner of The Caboose, small club on lower Turk Street.

Chantelle                       Queen, regular in Kenny's Upstairs. 

Diane                              Female prostitute working Ellis Street.

Eddie the Flash             Tenderloin wandering photographer for hire with a Polaroid Instant camera.

Fat Jack                         Bartender/Bouncer out of North Beach, jovial tough guy, friend of KP.

Fillmore Slim                 Big-time pimp out of the Fillmore.

Gary                               Dangerous man, an addict, highly volatile, could kill with one punch. 

Phil                                 Doorman at Kenny's Upstairs, sharp, knew people who could get things done. 

Kenny                            Owner of Kenny's Upstairs, quiet, usually counting his money in his office.

Nanci                             Nice girl from Niceville, moved to Tenderloin with Phil, forgot about Niceville.

Reggie                           Ringside regular, ready for anything stickups, burglary, nervous type.

Spooky                          Queen - working the Tenderloin to pay for a boob job.

Tiger                              Former pro boxer, part time Kenny's floorman.

Tripper Bob                   Gunman with a solid reputation, dependable, quiet loner, an addict.