Articles Posted by Kat Anderson

Kat Anderson

Kat Anderson is a graduate of Hastings College of the Law and Stanford University. She has made San Francisco her home since 1988.

  • TNDC Celebrates Wet and Wild 20th Annual Celebrity Pool Toss

    A banker, a model, a former mayoral candidate, Miss Yvonne from the Pee-Wee Herman show, and a guy in a Lou Seal costume – what could these folks have in common? They all participated in last night’s 20th annual Celebrity Pool Toss, an only-in-San Francisco fundraising tradition started by the Tenderloin Housing Development Corporation with proceeds benefiting after school programs for low-income families.

  • Chronicle Should End Deal With Journatic

    Investigations, both internal and outside, have revealed that content outsourcer Journatic supplied fake bylines to its publishing customers which include the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, GateHouse Media and Hearst-owned San Francisco Chronicle and Houston Chronicle.

  • Pelosi Honored by Labor; Decries Supreme Court as “Last Precinct”

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    Pelosi Honored by Labor; Decries Supreme Court as “Last Precinct”

    Republicans led by presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney are accusing the Democrats of waging a class war, destroying the economy’s job-creating potential by strangling corporations and small business in burdensome regulation and taxes.

  • Judicial Council Pulls Plug on $1.9 Billion Case Management System

    Judicial Council Pulls Plug on $1.9 Billion Case Management System

    The Courts Case Management System (CCMS) is years overdue, 800 percent over budget and still not ready for primetime. Meanwhile, funding was diverted from court operations to pay for the massive cost overruns while the public experienced court closures and long delays in accessing justice.

  • San Francisco Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Aarti Hotel

    San Francisco Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Aarti Hotel

    Following an uplifting musical program by Larkin Street Glee, TNDC Executive Director Don Falk addressed about 100 guests in the verdant Tenderloin National Forest (a previous alleyway alongside the hotel transformed into a sustainable green/art space).

  • Gascón Takes Mirkarimi at His Word

    Gascón Takes Mirkarimi at His Word

    Gascón said he recognized that there are those who wanted him to “go for the jugular” and keep the trial going; others felt that the prosecution of Mirkarimi was a political vendetta. Gascón concluded that since “ideologues on both sides” may be disappointed in the plea agreement, “This gives me comfort and reassurance that I have not politicized the case and that I have done my absolute best to treat it like any another domestic violence allegation.”

  • Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi: “I’m Sorry”

    Missing from his prepared statement was a recount of the events that occurred on December 31 that led him to this point. When pressed, he stated, “I understand that some of this continues and that I should be guarded.” He also did not respond to the question of whether he had the moral authority to continue running the Sheriff’s Department.