San Francisco Neighborhood Newspapers: Creating Healthy and Informed Environments and Neighborhoods

Mon, Sep 22 2014 - 6:00pm

Juan Gonzales, Founder and Editor, El Tecolote
Earl Adkins, Publisher, Marina Times
Willie Ratcliff, Publisher, San Francisco Bay View
Glenn Gullmes, Publisher, West Portal Monthly – Moderator Read more »


Politics, Environment and National Security

Thu, Sep 11 2014 - 6:00pm

Louis Schubert, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, Social Sciences Department, City College of San Francisco. Read more »


John Mackey and Corporate Behavior

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey touched off controversy with his recent comments on health-care reform.

Here are a collection of reports on Mackey's comments on this and other issues, including his own article on corporate behavior; and don't forget to come see him 1.22 in SF or 1.23 in Silicon Valley (links below). Read more »


The Commonwealth

June/July 2011

Physicist Dr. Michio Kaku predicts the future based on actual work in laboratories by scientists around the world. Also this issue: Ted Danson discusses oceans, Dayna & Robert Baer discuss life in and out of the spy business, & Sen. John Kerry talks budgets and infrastructure; plus Dambisa Moyo, Belva Davis, James Zogby, Andre Dubus, Donald M. Berwick, and Gloria Duffy. The magazine is mailed free to Club members, but nonmembers can purchase a print-on-demand edition below.


CreaTV to Air John Robbins Video Friday, 7 p.m.

 San Jose public access television CreaTV will air the The Commonwealth Club of Silicon Valley’s recent program with John Robbins every Friday this month (March 11, 18, and 25) at 7 pm on Channel 30.


Robbins, the heir to the Baskin-Robbins empire, is the author of The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World. Read more »


States Step out in Cancun

Greg Dalton, Club vice president and director of its Climate One program, is in Cancun this week for the climate conference taking place there. He blogs:

Shai Agassi: A Better Model?

Shai Agassi (left in video) talks with Greg Dalton, Climate One director and vice president of The Commonwealth Club, about making electric cars a reality.
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