February 2013

Chinatown Walking Tour #12

Thu, Feb 28 2013 - 2:00pm

Enjoy a Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure. Join Rick Evans for a memorable midday walk and discover the history and mysteries of Chinatown. Explore colorful alleys and side streets. Visit a Taoist temple, an herbal store, the site of the first public school in the state, and the famous Fortune Cookie Factory. There is a short break for a tea sample during the tour.

Also know: Photo by H Sanchez/Flickr.

Michelle Rhee: Fighting to Put Students First

Thu, Feb 21 2013 - 6:00pm

Michelle Rhee

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Founder and CEO, StudentsFirst; Former Chancellor, D.C. Public School System; Author, Radical

In conversation with Kirk Hanson, Executive Director, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University Read more »

Russian Hill Walking Tour #11

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Thu, Apr 25 2013 - 2:00pm

Join a more active Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a two-hour hike up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood. See where great artists and architects lived and worked, and walk down residential streets where some of the most historically significant houses in the Bay Area are located. Read more »

Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani

Wed, Feb 20 2013
SF Gate

John Taylor: Rules for America's Road to Recovery

Tue, Feb 19 2013
SF Gate

Energy Reporter: Climate One at the Commonwealth Club

Fri, Feb 8 2013
Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

Sunrun Discusses future of Solar at San Francisco Commonwealth Club

Fri, Feb 8 2013
Sunrun Home-Susan Wise