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Peeved Parishioners Leaving SF Catholic Church Over Ban On Girls As Altar Servers

A Bay Area church is now under fire over a controversial new policy saying only boys can be altar servers.

01/23/2015

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Palo Alto Grocery Store Manager Cited, Released For Using Hidden Camera In Womens’ Restroom

A 39-year-old man was cited Monday following a two-month investigation into a hidden camera found by a woman while using a restroom at a grocery store in Palo Alto, police said today.

12/30/2014

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Sidecar Will Let You Request A Woman Driver If It Makes You Feel Safer

Ridesharing app Sidecar is now letting riders choose the sex of their driver as part of a new safety campaign intended to protect women passengers.

12/17/2014

A flag waves outside of a Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo Accused Of Subjecting Minority & Female Borrowers To Predatory, Discriminatory Lending

Illinois’ most populous county is accusing Wells Fargo & Co. in a lawsuit of subjecting minority and female borrowers to discriminatory and predatory lending.

11/30/2014

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Male Founders Of San Francisco Biotech Startups Promise To Make Vaginas Smell Like Ripe Peaches

Two men at a San Francisco biotech startup are on a quest to deliver personal empowerment for women in the form of fruity-smelling genitals.

11/20/2014

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Old Navy Explains Why Women Pay More For Plus-Size Clothing

Old Navy found itself in a quandary when a customer named Renee Posey went to its website and noticed that plus-sized women’s jeans cost $12 to $15 more.

11/13/2014

Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh holds an "Egg Freezing Party" at a restaurant in Walnut Creek on November 11, 2014. (CBS)

Fertility Doctor Holds ‘Egg Freezing Parties’ For Bay Area Women

As Bay Area tech giants offer women incentives to freeze their eggs, a fertility doctor known as “The Egg Whisperer” is holding a series of talks across the Bay Area for women who are interested.

11/12/2014

Blue Angels Crew Chief Hanna Rains. (CBS)

As Fleet Week Returns To San Francisco, Women Make Greater Impact On Blue Angels, Navy

Keeping the Blue Angels in the sky is no ordinary job. And on a tarmac crowded with plenty of men, there is crew chief Hanna Rains.

10/10/2014

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is seen in this undated handout. (Brian Smale/Microsoft via Getty Images)

Microsoft CEO Apologizes After Saying Women Don’t Need To Ask For A Raise, Have ‘Faith In The System’

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says women don’t need to ask for a raise. They should just trust the system—one that at technology companies is overwhelmingly male.

10/09/2014

Cal Golden Bears new athletic logo. (CBS Sports)

Cal Women’s Field Hockey Players Threaten Lawsuit After University Gives Field To Football Team

Three members of the women’s field hockey team at Cal Berkeley are threatening to sue the university because it took away their field and decided to give a new field to the school’s football team.

10/02/2014

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