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Bea Johnson's family has generated only this small jar of waste over the last 11 months. (CBS)

Mom From Minimalist Mill Valley Family Offers Tips For Zero-Waste Lifestyle

A Mill Valley family practices a minimalist lifestyle to say the least. The mom from this “zero-waste” lifestyle even makes her own makeup.

04/20/2015

Terry Pratchett (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Fantasy Author Terry Pratchett Dies At 66

Author/creator of the exuberant, satirical “Discworld” series has died. He was 66.

03/12/2015

Nina G.

Meet ‘America’s Only Female Stuttering Comedian’

Learning disabilities are no laughing matter, but Nina G has turned her’s into a stand-up routine.

03/06/2015

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Must See Towns On The Spanish Mediterranean Coast

Maria Duenas, author of The Heart Has It’s Reason from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares her must see towns on the Mediterranean Coast.

11/18/2014

Behind the scenes on 'Rosewater' (credit: Open Road Films)

Jon Stewart Talks About His Directorial Debut

KPIX 5’s Frank Mallicoat talks to Jon Stewart about directing his first film…

11/13/2014

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Anne Rice’s ‘Vampire Chronicles’ Film Rights Purchased By Universal

Expect to see even more of the vampire Lestat in new films…

08/08/2014

Ben Affleck in “Gone Girl” (credit: 20th Century Fox)

New ‘Gone Girl’ Preview Starring Ben Affleck Hits Internet

All evidence points to Ben Affleck’s Nick Dunne in the latest trailer for David Fincher’s adaptation of the bestselling crime novel…

07/07/2014

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CBS Gives Order For James Patterson Drama ‘Zoo’

The network has given a straight-to-series order for 13 episodes of the drama about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans…

07/01/2014

Terry McMillan (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Waiting To Exhale’ Author Terry McMillan Switches Publishers

Berkeley alumni Terry McMillan is ending a long-term relationship – with her publisher…

06/23/2014

Maya Angelou attends the Norman Mailer Center's Fifth Annual Benefit Gala sponsored by Van Cleef & Arpels at the New York Public Library on October 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Norman Mailer Center)

Bay Area Writer Recounts Maya Angelou’s Influence On Her Life, Career

I fall in love with writers, and Maya Angelou was my first. She changed me from a reader into a writer. Her courage, her wherewithal, her way of weaving words that can both break your heart and set you free gave me the bravery to put onto paper the realities of a life lived.

05/28/2014

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