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Russian Hill Walking Tour #12

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Thu, Jul 25 2013 - 2:00pm

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. See where great artists and architects lived and worked, and walk down residential streets where some of the most historically significant houses in the Bay Area are located.

Also know: Photo by missmillie/flickr.

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California's Offshore Revolution

Thu, Aug 22 2013 - 6:00pm

James Workman, Journalist; Environmental Author; Former speechwriter for Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt Read more »

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The Perfect Cup: Coffee Talk with San Francisco’s Finest Roasters

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Tue, May 28 2013 - 6:00pm

James Freeman, Owner, Blue Bottle Coffee
Eileen Hassi, Owner, Ritual Coffee Roasters
Jeremy Tooker, Owner, Four Barrel Coffee
Marcia Gagliardi, Founder/Editor, Tablehopper.com - Moderator Read more »

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Lisa Krieger: The Cost of Dying and Moral Choices at the End of Life

Tue, May 14 2013 - 12:00pm

Lisa Krieger, Science and Medical Research Reporter, San Jose Mercury News

In a series of powerful articles last year, Mercury News reporter Krieger documented the immense financial costs associated with her father’s final illness. Krieger will discuss how such costs are impacting end-of-life care and our entire health system. Read more »

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Mickey Edwards: The Influence of Partisan Politics on Local Government

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Fri, Apr 19 2013 - 12:00pm

Mickey Edwards, Former Member of Congress (R-OK); Vice President and Director, Aspen Institute Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership; Author, The Parties Versus the People Read more »

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Eating Nose-to-Tail: The Whole Animal Movement

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Tue, May 21 2013 - 6:30pm

Premium tickets are sold out but General Admission tickets to the panel discussion are still available.  Read more »

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Senator Dianne Feinstein: Guns, Drones and Energy

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Wed, Apr 3 2013 - 12:00pm

Note new location! Read more »

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Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

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Thu, Jun 27 2013 - 6:30pm

Andrew Guzman, Professor, UC Berkeley Law School; Author, Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

Richard Joseph Jackson, Professor, UCLA School of Public Health; Host of the four-part public TV program, Designing Healthy Communities

In conversation with Greg Dalton, Founder and Director, Climate One Read more »

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Let's Talk Trash

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Tue, Apr 23 2013 - 6:30pm

Jared Blumenfeld, Pacific Southwest Administrator, EPA
Bea Johnson, Author, Zero-Waste Home
Shauna Sadowski, Sustainability Director, Annie’s
Mike Sangiacomo, President and CEO, Recology Inc.
Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group Inc. - Moderator Read more »

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Temple Grandin

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Tue, Jun 4 2013 - 7:00pm

Temple Grandin, Professor of Animal Science, Colorado State University; Co-author, The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum Read more »

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