January 2011

The Commonwealth June-July 2010

Issue 12

John Yoo vs. Garry Wills, SETI's Jill Tarter, geoengineering, Timothy Ferris, Mark Halperin & John Heilemann, and much more in this issue of The Commonwealth magazine.

New Republic's Martin Peretz Leaves Post after Nearly Four Decades

Jan 27, 2011 @ 4:13 PM

Martin Peretz announced that he will be of political magazine , a publication he has led as editorial voi Read more »

New Issue of The Commonwealth Magazine

Jan 27, 2011 @ 2:41 PM
The February/March 2011 issue of The Commonwealth magazine has been published and is appearing in members' mailboxes this week.

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SF Giants Program Overflow Room

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Thu, Feb 3 2011 - 12:00pm

San Francisco Giants’ Bruce Bochy and Brian Sabean - Overflow seating

These tickets are for overflow seating in the Gold Room equipped with video screen showing the program. Read more »

New Member Reception, Open House & Club Anniversary

Thu, Feb 3 2011 - 5:30pm

New Member Reception and 108th Birthday Party
Are you new to the Club? Just want to explore and check it out? Come take a peek, meet other members and staff, and learn about all the Club has to offer. See how our programs come together, discover volunteer opportunities and travel destinations, and enjoy scrumptious light hors d’oeuvres. Bring a friend and explore the Club together! Existing Club members are welcome to attend to help us meet and greet and celebrate new members. Plus we will be celebrating the Club’s 108th birthday. Read more »

Travers Ethics Conference 2011

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Fri, Feb 11 2011 - 9:00am

Annual Travers Conference on Ethics and Accountability in Government
Financing California: Strategies for Fiscal Housekeeping
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SF Street Food Update: Underground and Off the Grid

Wed, Jan 26 2011 - 6:30pm

SF Street Food Update: Underground and Off the Grid

Matt Cohen, Founder, Off the Grid: San Francisco and SF Cart Project
Iso Rabins, Founder, Forage SF (the Underground Farmers Market)
Shakirah Simley, Founder, Slow Jams; Food Justice Activist
Margarita Rojas, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, La Cocina
Jason Mark, Editor, Earth Island Journal; Co-manager, Alemany Farm - Moderator

The city's bursting at the seams with street food, our city blocks f Read more »

Toledo Through The Centuries

Wed, Feb 2 2011 - 6:00pm

Toledo Through the Centuries

Peter O'Malley Pierson, Professor of History Emeritus, Santa Clara University

Set on a hill defined by a horseshoe loop in the River Tagus, Toledo’s history goes back at least to the Bronze Age. Celtic tribes fortified it. The Romans captured it in 193 B.C. The Visigoths made it their capital. Toledo survived the fragmentation of Moorish Spain as the center of a minor Muslim kingdom. The Kings of Castile took it back. Read more »