Photos: Gala for HP's Dunn

HP Chairman Patricia Dunn accepts a "hall of fame" award Wednesday night in San Francisco from the Bay Area Council, a regional business lobbying and networking group.

Dunn, who is under investigation for the methods HP used to try to uncover media leaks, said that she was aware of the "irony of being inducted into the Bay Area Business Hall of Fame."

David Zenoff, chairman of Larkin Street Youth Services, stands near her.

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