September 2013

What Would You Do? An Interview with Howard G. Buffett & Howard W. Buffett

An Interview with Howard G. Buffett & Howard W. Buffett
Wed, Nov 6 2013 - 6:30pm
Howard G. Buffett, Philanthropist; Co-author, 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World
Howard W. Buffett, Executive Director, Howard G.

The Yosemite Rim Fire: How to Improve Fire Policy

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Tue, Oct 8 2013 - 6:00pm

Scott Stephens, Professor of Fire Science, UC Berkeley

The mixed conifer forests within the devastating recent r
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Eyes in the Sky: Drones in Law Enforcement

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Wed, Oct 23 2013 - 6:00pm

Professor Gregory McNeal, Pepperdine Law School
Jennifer Lynch, Senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Alex Padilla, CA State Senator (Los Angeles); Author, , to establish standards for the use of drones in CA
David A. Carrillo, Director, California Constitution Center, the Berkeley Law School - Moderator Read more »

Unpaid internships for graduates now the new norm?

Sep 12, 2013 @ 9:46 AM

By Mehroz Baig

Internships have long been a part of building a career trajectory and most students have resigned themselves to the fact that internships will be unpaid. Many college students spend summers interning at various places, hoping to gain some hands-on experience, a few recommendations and some sense of what they would like to do after graduation. However, the unpaid internship is now creeping into life after graduation. Read more »

Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social (9/10/13)

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Bill Whalen, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Twitter
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group, San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune and Contra Costa Times; Twitter
John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club – Host Read more »

Commentary: We Wasted Time, and Now We Need to Address Syria Crisis

Tue, Sep 10 2013
Yahoo! News

The Snake, the Seeker, and the Smartphone

Wed, Aug 7 2013
Huffington Post

The Commonwealth Club's "Protect Biodiversity" Series

Wed, Aug 7 2013
KLLC 97.3

Mark Leibovich’s “This Town” Not So Unlike Silicon Valley

Fri, Sep 6 2013
Mercury News

Our Counterintelligence Philosophy and Why It Deserves a Second Look

Tue, Sep 3 2013
Huffington Post