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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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Dating Website Plans To Fly NY Women To Bay Area For Dates With SF Men

The Dating Ring, a matchmaking service which organizes informal gatherings for singles in the two cities, has launched a fundraising campaign to fly the women from NYC to SFO.

03/05/2014

Dr/. Lattanza works with her students. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Gives Girls Hands-On Experience In Male-Dominated Fields

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – A program teaching a room full of teenaged girls to work with power tools and thousand dollar screws as a way to connect to careers in science is the brainchild […]

02/13/2014

Zendaya on America's Next Top Model - Cycle 20 (credit:  Patrick Wymore/The CW)

America’s Next Top Model Casting In San Francisco

A casting call will be scouting for the Bay Area’s most beautiful hopefuls…

12/03/2013

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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

A Rising International pop up store. (Rising International)

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

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