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Kelly McGonigal: The Upside of Stress

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Thu, May 21 2015 - 7:00pm

Kelly McGonigal, Health Psychologist; Lecturer, Stanford University; Author, The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It

We’ve all heard stress can make us sick, but can it be a good thing? McGonigal debunks stress myths and shares how it can make us stronger, smarter and happier.

So stop losing sleep – you don’t need to get rid of stress, she says, just learn how to embrace it.

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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

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Thu, May 21 2015 - 1:45pm

Explore San Francisco’s Financial District with historian Rick Evans and learn the history and stories behind some of our city’s remarkable structures, streets, and public squares. Hear about the famous architects that influenced the building of San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake. Discover hard-to-find rooftop gardens, Art Deco lobbies, unique open spaces, and historic landmarks. This is a tour for locals, with hidden gems you can only find on foot!

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Ken Walsh: Presidents and the Cult of Celebrity

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Tue, May 19 2015 - 12:00pm

Ken Walsh, Chief White House Correspondent, U.S. News & World Report; Author, Celebrity in Chief: A History of the Presidents

Walsh joined the U.S. News & World Report in 1984 as a congressional correspondent and has covered presidential politics since 1986. Walsh is one of the longest-serving White House correspondents in history, having traveled to more than 70 countries and conducting numerous interviews with presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H. Bush and Ronald Reagan. Read more »

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Charles Murray: Rebuilding Liberty

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Mon, May 18 2015 - 6:30pm

Charles Murray, W.H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Author, By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission
David Davenport, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution — Moderator

Part of the American Value Series. Underwritten by the Koret Foundation. Read more »

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Jack Welch

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Thu, May 14 2015 - 12:00pm

Jack Welch, Former Chairman and CEO, General Electric; Co-author, The Real-Life MBA: Your No-BS Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career; Twitter @jack_welch

In conversation with Adam Lashinsky, Assistant Managing Editor, Fortune; Editorial Director, Brainstorm Tech; Twitter @adamlashinsky  Read more »

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Leonard Mlodinow: The Evolution of Science

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Wed, May 13 2015 - 7:00pm

Leonard Mlodinow, Theoretical Physicist; Author, The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos; Twitter: @lmlodinow Read more »

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An Evening of Culinary Delight with Rebecca Katz & Mollie Katzen

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Tue, May 12 2015 - 6:30pm

Rebecca Katz, Chef; Educator; Author, The Healthy Mind Cookbook and The Longevity Kitchen Read more »

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Climate Cognition

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Tue, May 12 2015 - 6:30pm

Kari Norgaard, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Oregon
Per Espen Stoknes, Economist; Psychologist; Author, What We Think About When We Try not to Think About Global Warming
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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Tue, May 12 2015 - 1:45pm

Explore one of San Francisco’s 44 hills, and one of its original “Seven Hills”. Because of great views and its central position, Nob Hill became an exclusive enclave of the rich and famous on the west coast who built large mansions in the neighborhood. This included prominent tycoons such as Leland Stanford, and other members of the Big Four. Highlights include the history of four landmark hotels: The Fairmont, Mark Hopkins, Stanford Court, and Huntington Hotel. Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 5/11/15

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Mon, May 11 2015 - 6:30pm

Mark Z. Barabak, Political Writer, Los Angeles Times; Twitter @markzbarabak
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group; Political Blogger, ibabuzz.com/politics; Twitter @Josh_Richman
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