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Weekend Magazine: 279 Parks, Rock Gala, And Forbidden City

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM.

Liz Saint John interviews three guests every Sunday morning covering a variety of issues and topics. She talks with representatives from Bay Area non-profit organizations, documentary filmmakers, authors, and professors.

1. Alexis Trivisonno, Director of Communications for California State Parks Foundation, talks about the state of our 279 state parks, the budget challenges, volunteer opportunities, and the 17th Earth Day Cleanup and Restoration on April 18th. Listen to the podcast here.

2. Anova Education Co-founders Mary Beth Ludwig and Andrew Bailey explain what services their schools and programs provide to children and adults with autism, social and emotional challenges, learning differences, and other neuro-developmental impairments. They have campuses in Santa Rosa, San Rafael, and Concord and work in other communities as well.  Listen to the podcast here.

3. Author Lisa See talks about here latest novel China Dolls which is set in San Francisco's Chinatown and surrounding areas starting in the 1930's. This historical fiction includes many of the nightclubs, including the most famous, Forbidden City, as well as the world's fair on Treasure Island.  Listen to the podcast here.

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