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International Green Industry Hall of Fame Conference

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Fri, Mar 28 2014 - 8:00am

4th Annual International Green Industry Hall of Fame Conference

Help honor the pioneers, leaders and visionaries contributing to the green industry and helping to preserve our fragile exosystems for future generations. Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Tue, Jun 24 2014 - 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.
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Russian Hill Walking Tour

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Thu, Jun 12 2014 - 1:45pm

Join a more active Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a two-hour hike up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood. Read more »

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North Beach Walking Tour

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Thu, May 22 2014 - 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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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

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Thu, May 8 2014 - 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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Senator Barbara Boxer

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Wed, Feb 19 2014 - 12:00pm

Chasing the American Dream

Barbara Boxer, U.S. Senator (D-California); Chairman, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; Chairman, Senate Ethics Committee; Senior Member, Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Senate Commerce Committee; Twitter @senatorboxer

Dr. Mary Marcy, President, Dominican University of California – moderator
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Tom Perkins: The War on the 1%

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Thu, Feb 13 2014 - 6:30pm

Tom Perkins, Co-founder, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

In conversation with Adam Lashinsky, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune Read more »

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Evgeny Morozov: Big Data, Small Politics: Algorithmic Regulation and Its Pitfalls

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Thu, Apr 10 2014 - 7:00pm

Evgeny Morozov, Contributing Editor, The New Republic; Twitter @evgenymorozov Read more »

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The West Without Water

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Tue, Mar 11 2014 - 6:30pm

B. Lynn Ingram, Professor of Earth & Planetary Science and Geography, UC Berkeley; Co-author, The West Without Water Read more »

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Food for All? Marin Conversations with Whole Foods' Walter Robb and Sierra Orchards' Craig McNamara

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Wed, Mar 5 2014 - 7:00pm
Broader access to fresh, healthy food and the role of the agricultural community in food supply chains have become important policy issues in the U.S. today.
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