Books & Writers

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Traveling to the World’s Darker Countries

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Mon, Aug 18 2014 - 7:00pm

Tony Wheeler, Co-founder, Lonely Planet; Author, Tony Wheeler’s Dark Lands

Marc Casto, President and COO, Casto Travel  Moderator Read more »

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Mind Puzzles

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Wed, Aug 13 2014 - 7:00pm

Robert Burton, M.D., Former Chief of Neurology, Mt. Zion, UCSF; Author, A Skeptic’s Guide to the Mind: What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Tell Us About Ourselves Read more »

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Nina Teicholz: The Big Fat Surprise – Are Butter, Meat and Cheese Healthy?

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Thu, Aug 7 2014 - 6:00pm

Nina Teicholz, Author, The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

Ronald M. Krauss, M.D., Senior Scientist and Director, Atherosclerosis Research, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute; Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF and Department of Nutritional Sciences, U.C. Berkeley - Moderator Read more »

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Michael Malone: The Story Behind Intel

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Wed, Aug 6 2014 - 6:30pm

Michael Malone, Author, The Intel Trinity: How Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove Built the World’s Most Important Company
Angie Coiro, Host, “In Deep” – Moderator Read more »

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Ambassador James Hormel: How the LGBTQ Movement Has Evolved In a Lifetime

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Mon, Aug 4 2014 - 6:00pm

James C. Hormel, Former U.S. Ambassador, Luxembourg; Author; Philanthropist; Political Activist
In conversation with Dr. Sandra Hernández, President and CEO, California HealthCare Foundation
Introduction by John Boland, President and CEO, KQED San Francisco Read more »

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Discussion of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

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Mon, Aug 4 2014 - 5:30pm

We've all probably read this one, but it is well worth revisiting. Everybody is happy in the Year of Ford 632 – the Alphas, the Betas, Gammas and Deltas – even the Epsilon semi-morons (someone has to take out the garbage). So many of life's troubles have been eliminated. Of course, if you are a slightly deformed Alpha who thinks too much, or a young man wrenched from the Savage Reservation of New Mexico (where life is nasty, brutish and real), you may have problems.
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Ralph Nader

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Thu, Jul 31 2014 - 6:00pm

Ralph Nader, Political Activist; Author, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State; Twitter @RalphNader
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; “Token Conservative” Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter @debrajsaunders — Moderator Read more »

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Healing Pain and Injury

Mon, Jul 21 2014 - 5:15pm

Maud Haimson Nerman, DO CSPOMM CCH CA, Author, Healing Pain and Injury Read more »

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Is Ozone the Miracle Cure Everyone Is Talking About?

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Wed, Jul 16 2014 - 6:00pm

Robert Rowen, M.D., Santa Rosa; Board-certified Member, American Boards of Family Read more »

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The Art of Collaboration

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Mon, Jul 14 2014 - 6:00pm

Stewart Levine, Author, Getting to Resolution: Turning Conflict Into Collaboration and The Book of Agreement Read more »

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