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Happy 75th Birthday, Golden Gate Bridge

May 27, 2012 @ 9:13 AM

Today, Google celebrates the 75th anniversary of the now-iconic Golden Gate Bridge with its latest search-page image.Google doodle Read more »

What Can You See at the Club This Week?

May 21, 2012 @ 8:58 AM

This week at The Commonwealth Club:

MONDAY: Read more »

Take This Week's News Quiz

May 18, 2012 @ 9:54 AM

Facebook, Chicago politics, Donna Summers, and more: Take our news quiz, created by The Commonwealth Club's Week to Week team and posted exclusively at Huffington Post San Francisco.

Have you been following the news this week? 

Do you like to see if you know more about current events than your friends? Read more »

What's Happening at The Commonwealth Club This Week?

May 14, 2012 @ 4:08 PM

This week at The Commonwealth Club of California:

Week to Week: News Commentary Program for May 14, 2012
Chinatown Walking Tour
Steven Machtinger: Yes, We Kant – Mozart and the Sublime

Willie Brown: 2012 Annual Lecture on Political Trends (this event is SOLD OUT) Read more »

Scandals, Marriage, Gaffes: Take Our News Quiz

May 11, 2012 @ 11:51 AM

It's time to wrap up your work week and get ready for a weekend. Why not begin by seeing how up-on-the-news you are?

Take our Week to Week news quiz, over at Huffington Post San Francisco.

Test Your News Savvy with Our News Quiz at HuffPostSF

May 4, 2012 @ 10:53 AM

Our latest Week to Week news quiz is now online at Huffington Post San Francisco. Take the test and see how knowledgeable you are about the happenings in the news.

Events at The Commonwealth Club for the Week of April 30-May4

Apr 30, 2012 @ 2:03 PM

This week at The Commonwealth Club of California:

• Middle East Discussion Group
• Rafe Sagarin: Learning form the Octopus
• High Speed Rail: Future of the Fast Track
• Daniel Patterson (POSTPONED)

• Professor Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg: Investing in Girls: Hope or Hype?
• Dennis Prager: Why the World Needs American Values
• Larry Gerston: California – The Not-So-Golden State Read more »

ANNOUNCED: Winners of the 81st California Book Awards

Apr 30, 2012 @ 2:00 PM

The Commonwealth Club of California has released the list of winners of the 81st Annual California Book Awards.

The winners will be honored at the official ceremony on June 7, 2012, in San Francisco.

Read the full list.

Events at The Commonwealth Club 4/16-20/12

Apr 16, 2012 @ 2:03 PM

This week at The Commonwealth Club:

• Aging Gracefully: Maintaining Dignity, Independence, & Quality of Life
• Van Jones: Rebuild the Dream (Silicon Valley)Van Jones
• A Conversation with the Mayors of San Jose Read more »

Test Your Knowledge with Our News Quiz

Apr 13, 2012 @ 2:17 PM

Week to Week, the Commonwealth Club's just-launched program series offering lively commentary on current events, has partnered with Huffington Post San Francisco to provide you with a weekly news quiz, 10 questions to test your knowledge of current events.

Like the Week to Week program itself, the quiz aims to be smart and fun.

Take the test!

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