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Stories for December 24, 2007

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Dec. 24
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

When Ronald Harwood was asked to write the screen adaptation of Jean Dominique Bauby's memoir The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, he says he was initially filled with terror. He couldn't imagine how to adapt the story of a man who's completely trapped inside himself except for the use of one eye.

More CHP Officers to Hit Streets

Dec. 24
By California Capitol Network, Jenny O'Mara and KPBS Public Broadcasting

More than 140 brand new CHP officers will hit the streets in the coming weeks. That’s after a graduation ceremony Friday in West Sacramento. And Highway Patrol officials say they’re looking for more. Jenny O’Mara reports.

AAA Advises Holiday Travelers to Winterize Cars

Dec. 24
By California Capitol Network, Jenny O'Mara and KPBS Public Broadcasting

AAA says 7 million Californians will drive more than 50 miles from home this holiday season. And if you’re one of them, AAA has some tips on how to arrive safely.

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Dec. 24
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting