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Women Running Alleged Sex Trafficking Ring In San Francisco Arrested

Two women allegedly running a sex trafficking ring in San Francisco were arrested Monday, according to the state Attorney General’s Office.

06/09/2014

Silicon Valley Location Of IBM In San Jose. (David Mcnew/Getty Images)

Women In Technology Summit Celebrates 25 Years; Still Struggles With Male-Dominated Industry

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Silicon Valley conference aimed at getting more women into senior positions in the technology industry.

06/02/2014

Jason Do (UC Police Dept.)

UC Berkeley Student Accused Of Shooting Cellphone Video Of Women In Dorm Showers

A 19-year-old University of California at Berkeley student has been charged with six misdemeanor counts of invading privacy for allegedly shooting several cellphone videos of women showering in dormitories in recent months, campus police said.

05/15/2014

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SF Bar Allegedly Charging Extra For Female Company Shut Down

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Thursday closed a San Francisco bar for 45 days, alleging that patrons were being charged a surcharge on drinks in return for female company.

04/10/2014

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Women’s Group Members Recognize ‘Equal Pay Day’ At Board Of Supes Meeting

Members from a women’s organization recognized Tuesday as Equal Pay Day at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday afternoon and called on city leaders to support equal pay for women.

04/08/2014

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 06: A general view in the second half of the game between Connecticut Huskies and Stanford Cardinal during the NCAA Women's Final Four semifinal at Bridgestone Arena on April 6, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Stanford Women Fall To UConn In Final Four

The Connecticut Huskies are back in a very familiar position, undefeated and playing for a national championship.

04/06/2014

Women participate in a month-long hunger strike to push for immigration reform. (KCBS)

San Francisco Women Participate In Month-Long Hunger Strike To Push For Immigration Reform

A couple dozen women in San Francisco’s Mission District participating in a national month-long hunger strike began fasting Thursday to push lawmakers to act on comprehensive U.S. immigration reform and to stop deportations, activists said.

04/03/2014

Pleasant Hill police released this sketch of a man suspected of robbing two women. (Source: Pleasant Hill Police)

Pleasant Hill Home Invasion Robbery Suspect Arrested

A man suspected of holding two women hostage inside their Pleasant Hill home while he robbed them at gunpoint on Sunday and made off with their car was arrested in Antioch Tuesday.

04/01/2014

Chiney Ogwumike of the Stanford Cardinal. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Stanford Women Heading To Final Four After Win Over Carolina

Chiney Ogwumike is carrying her team to Music City and one last Final Four she planned for all along, going for 20 points and 10 rebounds as second-seeded Stanford beat North Carolina 74-65 on Tuesday night in the regional final on the Cardinal’s home floor.

04/01/2014

Tara VanDerVeer

Stanford Women Overcome Penn State To Advance To Elite Eight

Maggie Lucas buried her face in a towel on the bench as her day, her NCAA tournament and college career came to a disappointing end. Stanford’s swarming defense simply shut down the Big Ten’s best player.

03/30/2014

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