LABOR: San Francisco Sandman

The four armed youths who invaded Johnny Kan's restaurant in San Francisco's Chinatown last week were in no particular hurry. They moved easily from table to table, taking every purse and wallet they could find among the 70 diners. Then they wrapped up their loot—some $5,000—in a tablecloth and walked out. The management asked everybody to remain seated—and served dinner on the house.

There was no point in calling the police. Some 90% of the city's 1,935 policemen were out on strike for a 13% pay increase. It was the first such walkout...

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