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Women in California Politics: ‘A Gender Gap in Ambition’?

January 17, 2014 | 4:30 pm

Women in California Politics: ‘A Gender Gap in Ambition’?

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Analysts ponder a long-term decline in the number of women in office — and how to reverse the trend.

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State of California’s Women: We Score Grade ‘A’

September 27, 2013 | 3:20 pm

State of California’s Women: We Score Grade ‘A’

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New report finds women in state rank high in economics, leadership, health.

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SF Lawsuit Demands Combat Roles for Women

November 27, 2012 | 3:26 pm

SF Lawsuit Demands Combat Roles for Women

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They get shot at. They get bombed. The risk death for their country. Now some military women are fighting for the right to official combat positions. On Tuesday, four women represented by the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in San Francisco challenging a 1994 ban on women in combat roles. The women argue […]

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July 30, 2012 | 9:01 am

San Jose Woman Wins Olympic Judo Bronze

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Marti Malloy, who perfected her judo skills at San Jose State University, won an Olympic bronze medal in the sport on Monday. Malloy beat Portuguese fighter Telma Monteiro who had bested Malloy in their two last meetings. She later fell to Romania’s Corina Caprioriu, then came back to overcome Italy’s Giulia Quintavalle in the bronze […]

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