Bernie Krause, Soundscape Artist; Author, Voices of the Wild: Animal Songs, Human Din, and the Call to Save Natural Soundscapes Jason Mark, Editor, Earth Island Journal; Author, Satellites in the High Country, Searching for the Wild in the Age of Man Tanya Peterson, Director, San Francisco Zoo Read more »
Ricky Choi, MD, MPH, Board of Directors, National Physicians Alliance Margot Hirsch, President, The Smart Tech Challenges Foundation Michael McBride, Lead Pastor, The Way Christian Center, Berkeley CA; Director of Urban Strategies, PICO National Network Robyn Thomas, Executive Director, The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence Mark Follman, National Affairs Editor, Mother Jones—Moderator
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London Breed, President, Board of Supervisors, San Francisco Barbara Hale, Assistant General Manager, San Francisco Public Utility Commission’s Power Enterprise Matthew Freedman, Staff Attorney, The Utility Reform NetworkRead more »
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 »
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.