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Woman Hospitalized After Fremont Park Beating; 3 Women Arrested

Three female suspects assaulted a 31-year-old woman in Fremont’s Central Park on Tuesday morning, police said.

11/14/2013

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Community Corner: Empowering Women From Afghanistan To San Francisco

A nonprofit that has been empowering women living in poverty around the world for the past 10 years is launching in the Bay Area.

10/13/2013

Jessie Mueller of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" (credit: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)

Musicals Featuring Female Singer-Songwriters Swell

Tony-nominated Jessie Mueller stars in “Beautiful – the Carole King Musical,” currently playing at the Curran Theatre through October 20…

10/12/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Signs Bill Allowing Non-Doctors To Perform Certain Abortions

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform a type of early abortion.

10/09/2013

The floor of the California Assembly during a recent session. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

State Bill Would Expand Who Can Perform Abortions

A bill heading to Gov. Jerry Brown would allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform a type of early abortion.

08/30/2013

California State Senators speak during a session of the California State Senate in Sacramento. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Senate Passes Bill Allowing Non-Physicians To Perform Abortions

A bill that would allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform a type of early abortion is one step away from the governor.

08/26/2013

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Larry Magid: Facebook Addresses Violence Against Women

More than a dozen advertisers are pulling out of Facebook following a campaign that criticized the social media site of allowing pages that promote violence against women.

05/30/2013

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Moms Now Breadwinners In 40% Of U.S. Homes; California Among Best States For Mothers

While most of these families are headed by single mothers, a growing number are married mothers who bring in more income than their husbands, according to a study released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center.

05/29/2013

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California Bill Would Expand Who Can Perform Abortions

Women could go to a medical professional other than a doctor to end some pregnancies under a bill advancing through the state Legislature.

05/28/2013

A Woman's Thigh Gap (CBS4 Miami)

Troubling Obsession With ‘Thigh Gap’ Growing Among Women

You can it see it when models walk down the runway – A visible gap between their thighs, or a thigh gap. Teens and women are becoming dangerously infatuated with acquiring the thin legs and wide thigh gaps.

05/02/2013

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