Enjoy a Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure. Join Rick Evans for a memorable midday walk and discover the history and mysteries of Chinatown. Explore colorful alleys and side streets. Visit a Taoist temple, an herbal store, the site of the first public school in the state, and the famous Fortune Cookie Factory. There is a short break for a tea sample during the tour.
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.
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 »
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 »