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Dale Russakoff: Who's in Charge of America's Schools?

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Tue, Sep 29 2015 - 6:00pm

Dale Russakoff, Author, The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?

Listen to Dale Russakoff, expert journalist, deliver a story of high ideals and hubris as reformers face off against entrenched unions, skeptical parents and bewildered students. The Prize is a portrait of a titanic struggle over the future of education for the poorest kids, and a cautionary tale for those who care about the shape of America’s schools. Read more »

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Gun Violence and Public Health

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Mon, Sep 28 2015 - 6:30pm

Robyn Thomas, Executive Director, The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Ricky Choi, MD, MPH, Department Head of Pediatrics, Asian Health Services Community Health Center
Additional panelists TBA

Underwritten by The California Wellness Foundation Read more »

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Dialogos: Perspectives on Cuba and the U.S. Through the Lens of Ballet and the Arts

Thu, Sep 24 2015 - 7:00pm

José Manuel Carreño, Artistic Director, Silicon Valley Ballet
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Powerful Competition

Thu, Sep 24 2015 - 6:30pm

London Breed, President, San Francisco County Board of Supervisors

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Arctic Melting and Rising

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Tue, Sep 22 2015 - 6:30pm

Sergey Petrov, Consul General, Russia
Hilde Janne Skorpen, Consul General, Norway Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Tue, Sep 22 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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Waterfront Walk

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Thu, Sep 17 2015 - 1:45pm

Join Rick Evans for his new walking tour exploring the historic sites of the waterfront neighborhood that surrounds the location of the future Commonwealth Club headquarters. Hear the dynamic stories of the entrepreneurs, controversial artists and labor organizers who created this recently revitalized neighborhood. This tour will give you a lively overview of the historic significance of this neighborhood and a close look at the ongoing development.

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Dream On: The Power of Sleep

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Wed, Sep 16 2015 - 7:45pm

Clete A. Kushida, MD, Ph.D., Medical Director, Stanford Sleep Medicine Center; President, World Sleep Federation
In conversation with Phil Bronstein, Executive Chairman of the Board, Center for Investigative Reporting

Sponsored by Anonymous Donor and Relevant Wealth Advisors Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social Silicon Valley

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Tue, Sep 15 2015 - 7:00pm

Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Specializing in California's Political and Policy Landscape; Twitter @CarsonJFBruno
Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Author, Reviving Civic Engagement; Twitter @lgerston
Barbara Marshman, Editor, Editorial Pages, San Jose Mercury News; Twitter @barbmarshman  Read more »

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Novelist Erica Jong: From Fear of Flying to Fear of Dying

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Tue, Sep 15 2015 - 6:30pm

Erica Jong, Novelist; Author, Fear of Flying and Fear of Dying

In conversation with Linda Gray Sexton, Author, Bespotted: My Family's Love Affair with Thirty-Eight Dalmatians and Mercy Street: My Journey Back to My Mother, Anne Sexton

This program is part of the Club’s Good Lit Series, sponsored by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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