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Waterfront Walk

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Thu, Jul 2 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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Kim Kardashian West Live!

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Tue, Jun 30 2015 - 8:00pm

In conversation with Judge LaDoris Cordell (ret), Independent Police Auditor, City of San Jose Read more »

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Michael Oren: Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States

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Tue, Jun 30 2015 - 7:00pm

Michael Oren, Former Israeli Ambassador, United States; Author, Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide; Twitter: @DrMichaelOren

Co-presented by The Oshman Family JCC Read more »

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Almonds and Lawns

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Tue, Jun 30 2015 - 6:30pm

Ellen Hanak, Director, Water Policy, Public Policy Institute of California
Felicia Marcus, Chair, California State Water Resources Board
Paul Wenger, President, California Farm Bureau Federation
Marguerite Young, Director, Ward 3, East Bay Municipal Utility District Board
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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 6/29/15

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Mon, Jun 29 2015 - 6:30pm

Joe Garofoli, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @joegarofoli
Carla Marinucci, Senior Political Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cmarinucci
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; “Token Conservative” Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter @debrajsaunders Read more »

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Fund Federal Transportation Investment Now

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Fri, Jun 26 2015 - 9:00am

Welcome remarks by:
Hon. Norman Mineta, US Secretary of Transportation (ret)

Keynote address by:
Hon. Jim Beall, California State Senator (D) Read more »

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North Beach Walking Tour

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Thu, Jun 25 2015 - 1:45pm
Join another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Explore vibrant North Beach with Rick Evans during a two-hour walk through this neighborhood with a colorful past, where food, culture, history and unexpected views all intersect in an Italian “urban village.” In addition to learning about Beat generation hangouts, you’ll discover authentic Italian cathedrals and coffee shops.
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Adam Benforado: The New Science of Criminal Injustice

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Wed, Jun 24 2015 - 6:00pm

Adam Benforado, Associate Professor of Law, Drexel University; Author, Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice; Twitter @Benforado
Judge LaDoris H. Cordell (ret), Independent Police Auditor, City of San Jose - Moderator Read more »

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Peter Coyote: On Zen, Politics and an Amazing Life

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Tue, Jun 23 2015 - 6:30pm

Peter Coyote, Actor; Activist; Author, The Rainman’s Third Cure: An Irregular Education
In conversation with Phil Bronstein, Executive Chairman of the Board, Center For Investigative Reporting

Part of The Club’s Good Lit Series, Underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation Read more »

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Larry Gerston: Reviving Citizen Engagement

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Thu, Jun 18 2015 - 6:30pm

Larry Gerston, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, San Jose State University; Author, Reviving Citizen Engagement: Policies to Renew National Community

Doug Sovern, KCBS Radio Political Reporter – Moderator Read more »

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