November 2013

New Member Reception 12/12/13

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Thu, Dec 12 2013 - 5:30pm

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 Commonwealth Club offers. Experience firsthand how The Commonwealth Club has become the nation’s leading public forum. Bring a friend and explore the Club together!

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30–7 p.m. reception with brief remarks at 6 p.m.
Cost: FREE (with reservation)

Ag and Trade

Mon, Nov 18 2013 - 12:30pm

Tom Vilsack, U.S. Read more »

Is Roe v. Wade in Danger?

Nov 6, 2013 @ 3:06 PM

By: Mehroz Baig

Even though 87 percent of all U.S. counties lack an abortion provider , actions to restrict the access of abortion services continue steadily. In 2013 so far, state legislatures have introduced 321 anti-choice measures and enacted 46 of them, according to internal research by NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation. NARAL defines anti-choice broadly, including any measure that hinders a woman’s ability to exercise her reproductive rights. Read more »

Power Year in Review

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Mon, Dec 2 2013 - 12:00pm

Lauren Faber, West Coast Political Director, Environmental Defense Fund
Amy Myers Jaffe, Executive Director of Energy and Sustainability, UC Davis
Andrew McAllister, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
Craig Miller, Science Editor, KQED Read more »

New University of California president pledges $5M to aid students living in US illegally

Thu, Oct 31 2013

Full text of Janet Napolitano’s first major speech as UC president

Thu, Oct 31 2013
The Daily Californian

Napolitano announces new $5 million initiative to aid undocumented students

Mon, Nov 4 2013
The Daily Californian

Janet Napolitano outlines grand vision for UC

Wed, Oct 30 2013

There is no such thing as a non-creative person

Wed, Oct 30 2013