Bay Area Girls Rock Camp Turns 10

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Bay Area Girls Rock Camp Turns 10

The Oakland nonprofit has become one of the country's most progressive Girls Rock Camp chapters by emphasizing accessibility and inclusion.

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Oakland Counseling Guru Accused of Sexual Assault

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Oakland Counseling Guru Accused of Sexual Assault

Six women are suing Steve Bearman, founder of Interchange Counseling Institute, alleging that he assaulted them at his home or during private sessions after coercing them to take hallucinogens.

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