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Journalist Annie Jacobsen: ESP and the U.S. Government

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Tue, Apr 4 2017 - 6:30pm

Annie Jacobsen, Former Contributing Editor, Los Angeles Times Magazine; Author, Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government’s Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis; Twitter Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Tue, Apr 4 2017 - 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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LGBTQ Rights: What's at Stake?

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Wed, Mar 29 2017 - 6:30pm

Mia Satya, Community Organizer, Social Justice Advocate, 2016 San Francisco Pride Grand Marshal
Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell (Ret.), Chair, Santa Clara County Jail Commission—Moderator 
Additional Panelists TBA Read more »

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Inside the Country of Georgia: Meet Leaders Who Advocate Democracy on Russia’s Border

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Wed, Mar 29 2017 - 12:00pm

David Bakradze, Georgian Ambassador to the United States; Former State Minister, European and Euro-Atlantic Integration
Keti Bochorishvili, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainability
Dr. David Saganelidze, Head, Georgian Partnership Fund (Sovereign Wealth Fund); Former Majority Leader, Georgian Parliament; Member, Georgian Dream Party
Mikheil Janelidze, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Georgia (Invited) Read more »

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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: The Two Americas

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Tue, Mar 28 2017 - 7:00pm

Chris Hayes, MSNBC Host, "All in with Chris Hayes"; Editor at Large, The Nation; Author, A Colony in a Nation; Twitter Read more »

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P.J. O'Rourke: Has America Gone Crazy?

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Mon, Mar 27 2017 - 6:30pm

P.J. O’Rourke, H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Author, How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016; Twitter
Melissa Caen, Political Analyst, CBS San Francisco; Twitter —Moderator  Read more »

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Trump's First 100 Days: Part Two

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Thu, Mar 23 2017 - 6:30pm

Panelists TBA

Marisa Lagos, Reporter, California Politics and Government, KQED—Moderator Read more »

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Waterfront Walking Tour

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Thu, Mar 23 2017 - 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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Carrie Nugent: Asteroid Hunters

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Tue, Mar 21 2017 - 7:00pm

Carrie Nugent, Staff Scientist, IPAC/Caltech; Host, Spacepod; Author, Asteroid Hunters

What are asteroids, and where do they come from? And more important, what would happen if one hit Earth? Dr. Nugent is an asteroid hunter working to help map our cosmic neighborhood. She is part of NASA’s NEOWISE mission team, using a space-based infrared telescope to discover, track and characterize asteroids. Read more »

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Nancy Pfund on Impact Investing

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Tue, Mar 21 2017 - 6:30pm

Nancy Pfund, Founder, DBL Partners
David Bank; Editor, Impact Alpha—Moderator

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is a series of conversations supported by Bank of the West.

Whether you’re an investor, an entrepreneur or a consumer, we all make decisions about how to spend our money every day. How do you decide where to spend, and how to make the biggest impact through what products, companies, efforts and issues you support? Read more »

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