Sunday Magazine With Liz Saint John 05.27.2012

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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. Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Executive Vice President Doug Overman talks about the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge and the big festival on May 27th, and he talks about projects and park improvements they have completed at Alcatraz, Muir Woods, the Presidio, Crissy Field and more. He also explains how volunteers can help them with their ongoing projects.

2. Save the Waves Coalition Board President Dean LaTourette talks about the history of the organization and how they continue to identify and help preserve sensitive coastal areas around the globe. Marine Biologist Dr. Wallace J Nichols talks about the importance of oceans and beaches and why we should all become environmentally aware and involved. The “Life is a Wave” benefit is June 15th at 111 Minna gallery in San Francisco.

3. “Get in Front” dance performance on June 6th at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco will benefit the Cancer Prevention Institute of California. Dancers from a number of Bay Area companies are donating their performances. Garne Scribner and James Sofranko, soloist with San Francisco Ballet, talk about how and why they organized the event. Dr. Sally Glaser, CEO of CPIC, explains the research that her organization does in an effort to understand how cancer works, helping lead to better prevention, treatments, and cures.

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