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Prime Time for Crime

Michael Goldberg, New York Rocker, November 1978

SAN FRANCISCO – The girl in the black leather jacket with the safety pin through the collar, the tight black jeans, silver pumps, crewcut, and eye shadow successfully duplicating two black eyes, is smashing bottles out on the sidewalk in front of the Mabuhay Gardens. It's after 1 a.m. San Francisco's finest (also sporting crewcuts) come and drag her away. But the broken glass remains.

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