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Jefferson Award Winner Glen Weaver. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Gives Gift Of Reading To Sonoma County Families

It’s a gift you can carry away, it’s free, and it comes to you. It’s the inspiration of this week’s Jefferson Award winner, Glen Weaver.

06/18/2014

Jefferson Award Winner Carla Koren works with students on their reading skills. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Makes Reading Routine For Young East Bay Students

According to the National Assessment on Educational Progress, only 34 percent of American 4th graders can read at their grade level. Students who can’t read proficiently by the 4th grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school.

03/19/2014

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Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven From The Joy Kitchen

Megan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.

12/19/2013

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Vegan Baking Recipes From The Skinny Bitch

Kim Barbouin, author of the Skinny Bitch series, shares her favorite vegan sweets recipes so you can bake up a storm.

09/25/2013

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Best Book Clubs In The East Bay

San Francisco is a literary town and it should be no surprise that the Bay Area has a plethora of book clubs for any type of reader. Here are a few in the East Bay that are well established.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2013

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Best Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

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Best Specialty Bookstores On The Peninsula

These independent San Francisco bookstores reflect not just the owners’ personalities but your own.

CBS San Francisco–04/29/2013

KCBS Cover Story: Vallejo School Promotes Family Literacy Program

The Latino Family Literacy Program at Dan Mini Elementary School is aiming to bring parents and kids together through books.

09/19/2012

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Richmond Defendant’s Release On Book Reports Overturned

An appeals court has overturned a judge’s decision to release a defendant in a Richmond sting operation on the condition that he write book reports.

06/18/2012

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About The Bay: Getting Exposed To ‘Naked’ Literature In San Francisco

An author may have specific ideas about how a reader should enjoy his or her work. In San Francisco, a group is taking an unusual tact on how literature might be enjoyed.

06/18/2012

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