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Timothy Denevi “Hyper: My Personal Story Of ADHD”

Timothy Denevi was among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity in the 1980s. He took Ritalin at the age of six, and during the first week, it triggered a psychotic reaction…doctors recommended behavior […]

01/07/2015

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Linda Carroll “Love Cycles”

Life Coach Linda Carroll explains why that initial feeling we have when we fall in love does not last and offers advice on how to recognize the different stages of love and work on keeping […]

01/07/2015

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A Good Hire: Resources For Finding Undiscovered Talent

A Good Hire: Resources for Finding Undiscovered Talent is a public education campaign reaching out to hiring managers in Alameda County. A Good Hire builds on the idea that workers with an arrest or conviction record […]

01/07/2015

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Weekend Magazine With Liz Saint John: Blue Mind, Big Trees, And Deciphering The Menu

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. You can listen to the broadcast […]

12/31/2014

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“The Language Of Food: A Linguist Reads The Menu”

Where does the word “ketchup” come from? Do menus with more words or less words have pricier items? Authentic, original, chef’s choice…does it matter? Dan Jurafsky is a professor of linguistics and computer science at […]

12/31/2014

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“A Sudden Light” By Garth Stein

The Art of Racing in the Rain was an international bestseller from Garth Stein. He’s back with a new novel, A Sudden Light, about a timber dynasty in the Northwest.  As part of his research, […]

12/31/2014

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“Blue Mind” By Wallace J. Nichols

“I do my best thinking in the water, whether it’s a hot bath, a swimming pool, or a lake. I’m clumsy on land, but in the water, I feel as graceful as a porpoise, and […]

12/31/2014

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Weekend Magazine: Empathy, Inside TV News, And Drummer’s Desserts

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. Your can listen to the […]

12/23/2014

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Brooks Headley’s Fancy Desserts

Brooks Headley was a rock drummer by night (he had “regular” jobs during the day to pay the bills) and had no aspirations of becoming a professional chef. He explains how he ended up as […]

12/23/2014

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The News Sorority

Sheila Weller’s new book is The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News.

12/23/2014

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