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San Francisco firefighters work the scene of a house fire in San Francisco, Calif. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Firefighters rescue women, clowder of cats from Glen Park blaze

Firefighters rescued a pair of women and five cats from a home…

 

A woman holds a sign in Raleigh for the Moral March, on February 8, 2014. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Donald Trump may have accidentally created a new women’s movement

WASHINGTON — When Marin Alsop was 9 years old, her father took…

 

Former Stanford student and athlete Brock Turner, pictured in a Palo Alto courtroom on Feb. 2, 2015, was sentenced to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. (Karl Mondon/San Jose Mercury News via AP)

Have we really come a long way, baby?

In some ways, women have made huge strides in the last few…

 

Clockwise from top left, Sarita Britt, Cheryl Brinkman, Candace Sue and Roberta Boomer are among the many women at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency who are overseeing travel in The City. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Women at the SFMTA take the wheel in shaping The City’s transportation

In today’s San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, women are among every department…

Clockwise from top left, Sarita Britt, Cheryl Brinkman, Candace Sue and Roberta Boomer are among the many women at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency who are overseeing travel in The City. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Actor Abe Vigoda, pictured in 2006, is best known for his performances in "The Godfather" and on "Barney Miller." (Stephen Chernin/AP)

Scoop: Abe Vigoda, beloved Fish, really has died, at age 94

Perhaps TMZ said it best: Actor Abe Vigoda has died -- and…

Actor Abe Vigoda, pictured in 2006, is best known for his performances in "The Godfather" and on "Barney Miller." (Stephen Chernin/AP)
Matt Dunham/AP PhotoAromatherapist Emma Arkell poses for a portrait with one of the natural remedies for the skin and body she makes near Winchester

For business, more women in charge means bigger profits

When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo…

Matt Dunham/AP PhotoAromatherapist Emma Arkell poses for a portrait with one of the natural remedies for the skin and body she makes near Winchester
COURTESY DAVID WALDMANViet Cong – a band with a few former members of Women – is experiencing unexpected success.

Viet Cong rises out of the darkness

Matt Flegel, bass player and chief songwriter for the four-piece band Viet…

COURTESY DAVID WALDMANViet Cong – a band with a few former members of Women – is experiencing unexpected success.
Getty ImagesSeth MacFarlane is on a roll

California lawmakers join chorus of boos for Seth MacFarlane’s Oscars jokes

Seth MacFarlane continues to be hammered by women and the press for…

Getty ImagesSeth MacFarlane is on a roll
Courtesy PhotoMu Xi’s video titled “Moth” is an arresting work on view in “Women” at the Chinese Cultural Center in The City.

Chinese view of gender, sexuality probed

“Women,” a show of contemporary works by 13 male and female artists…

Courtesy PhotoMu Xi’s video titled “Moth” is an arresting work on view in “Women” at the Chinese Cultural Center in The City.

Number of San Francisco women becoming parents in their late 30s increasing

Kelly White never planned to wait to have a child until she…

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Woman flogged, not fined, for driving in Saudi Arabia

WHAT: A Saudi woman was sentenced to be lashed 10 times with…

(AP file photo)

Troops open fire on all-female protest

WHAT: Soldiers backing Ivory Coast dictator Laurent Gbagbo sprayed gunfire on thousands…

Exporting American anti-Americanism

I have always viewed push-up bras as false advertising, but does wearing…