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Alexander Weiss, (C) the MasterChef Junior Winner, working alongside Chef Ian Gresik, (L) of Drago Centro, prepare a dish called 'to begin," that include fresh ricotta, fava beans, peas, garbanzo beans and crispy pancetta, in the restaurant's exclusive private dining room called The Vault on June 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Narsai David Food News: Simple Stir-Fry For First Fava Beans In Season

The first fava beans of the season are turning up in markets and onto plates. Narsai David says they’re amazing and advises the bigger the better for picking as long as the color is right.

23 hours ago

Actor James Franco from "True Story" poses for a portrait at the Village at the Lift Presented by McDonald's McCafe during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Jan Wahl Movie Reviews: ‘True Story’

“True Story”, starring James Franco, is a tale of a disgraced New York Times journalist (Jonah Hill) who meets a man on the FBI’s most wanted list accused of murdering his family. Jan says there’s great timing and acting.

24 hours ago

Director/Producer James D. Cooper and Musician/Actor/Writer/Radio Host Henry Rollins attend a screening for the film, "Lambert & Stamp".
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Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Lambert and Stamp’ and ‘Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews two rock ‘n’ roll documentaries this week; “Lambert & Stamp”, which chronicles two filmmakers that stumbled upon The Who, and “Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police”.

04/10/2015

Under orders of the US First Army, German civilians prepare to use a stretcher to remove corpses of victims of the Dora-Mittelbau concentration camp, near Nordhausen. Germany, April 13–14, 1945. (Photo Credit: US Holocaust Memorial Museum)

70th Anniversary Of WWII Concentration Camp Liberation; Remembrance Of Bay Area Men’s Fateful Day

KCBS Special Report: ‘The Liberator And The Liberated’ – The story of two Bay Area men from very different places, thrown together by fate as World War II wound down.

04/10/2015

O.co Coliseum on April 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland Faces Plenty Of Obstacles In Keeping Professional Sports Teams In The City

Scott McKibben, Executive Director of the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum County Authority, looks at some of those obstacles and the chances each team has of staying in the East Bay.

04/02/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Drought Is History Repeating Itself; 4th Drought Since 1976

You’ve heard the bad news about California’s drought before. Gov. Jerry Brown created a drought emergency task force – in March of 1977 during Brown’s first stint as governor.

03/30/2015

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San Francisco Progressives Push For Lowering Minimum Voter Age To 16 For Local Elections

They can drive, they can work, and now a group of San Francisco city officials, including two supervisors want 16-and 17-year-olds to be eligible to vote.

03/17/2015

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New SF Bicycle Coalition Director Says Transit Options Are Key; Wouldn’t Want Car-Less Future

The new executive director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, thinks San Francisco, with it’s year-round mild weather, is the perfect place to ride, but he doesn’t foresee the perfect transit conditions being completely car-less.

03/16/2015

Riley the beagle was rescued from a lab by the Beagle Freedom Project. (CBS)

Beagles Used In Alzheimer’s Study, But For Dogs With The Disease, Not Humans

Someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease every 67 seconds. But your pets can be diagnosed with the disease as well. Dr. Jennifer Scarlet has some prevention tips and talks about a study involving beagles.

03/16/2015

Pinot Noir grapes (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Narsai David: Heading To The Russian River Valley For Merry Edward Wines

Narsai David heads to the Russian River Valley for the Merry Edwards winery to try out a Pinot Noir and a Sauvingon Blanc you shouldn’t rush into drinking.

03/13/2015