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Weekend Magazine: Earth's Lawyer, Book Lovers' Dream, And Youth Speaks

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. Earthjustice is a nonprofit law firm that works for the health and well being of people, plants, critters, air, water, and land. Paul Cort is a staff attorney who specializes in air pollution issues. He talks about the current ozone standards and what he hopes the EPA will do to strengthen air quality protections. Listen to the podcast here.

2. Cherilyn Parsons is the Founder and CEO of the Bay Area Book Festival in Partnership with SF Chronicle that takes place on June 6th and 7th in Berkeley. She explains how and why she decided to start a local Book Festival and who and what will be featured at the upcoming event. Listen to the podcast here.

3. Youth Speaks offers arts education with an emphasis on spoken word performance and writing. They produce local and national youth poetry slams, festivals, and reading series. James Kass is the Founder and Executive Director and Sean San Jose is the Artistic Director of the Emerging Artist Program. They talk about the various programs and the importance to teens, especially those who don't have access to arts education in their school or home. Listen to the podcast here.

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