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Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst

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Tue, Mar 8 2016 - 6:30pm

Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst; Author, United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists
Brian Fishman, Counterterrorism Research Fellow, New America; Fellow, Combating Terrorism Center, West Point—Moderator Read more »

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Could It Happen Here?

Mon, Mar 7 2016 - 6:30pm

Dr. Brian Green, Assistant Director of Campus Ethics, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics; Assistant Director of Engineering, Santa Clara University
Jim Fiedler, Chief Operating Officer of Water Utility, Santa Clara Valley Water District
Barbara Marshman, Editorial Page Editor, San Jose Mercury News—Moderator Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 3/7/16

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Mon, Mar 7 2016 - 6:30pm

Carson Bruno, Research Fellow Specializing in California Politics and Policy, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Twitter  
Melissa Caen, Political Analyst, CBS SF ("Mornings with Melissa"); Host, "The Cheat Sheet"; Attorney; Twitter
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Fri, Mar 4 2016 - 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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UC President Janet Napolitano: What I Care About and Why

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Wed, Mar 2 2016 - 7:00pm

Janet Napolitano, President, University of California; Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security; Former Governor, Arizona
Catherine Heenan, News Anchor and Reporter, KRON4-TV, San Francisco Read more »

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Dr. Sara Gottfried: Upgrade Your Brain, Outsmart Your DNA, and Reset Your Hormones Naturally

Tue, Mar 1 2016 - 7:00pm

Sara Gottfried, M.D., Author, The Hormone Cure and The Hormone Reset Diet

The Epic Mission: Upgrade Your Brain, Outsmart Your DNA, and Reset Your Hormones Naturally

Groundbreaking science now shows that approximately 10 percent of disease is genetic and 90 percent is due to environmental exposures such as the way you eat, move, think and supplement. Gottfried practices functional medicine, a systems-based approach to address health from your DNA to your daily habits. Read more »

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Michael Finney and Adam Levin: Tips for Protecting Ourselves in the Cyber World

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Tue, Mar 1 2016 - 6:30pm

Adam Levin, Chairman and Founder, IDT911; Chairman and Co-founder, Credit.com; Author, Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves
In conversation with Michael Finney, Consumer Reporter, “7 On Your Side”, KGO San Francisco Read more »

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Ashton Carter, U.S. Secretary of Defense

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Tue, Mar 1 2016 - 12:00pm

Dr. Ashton B. Carter, 25th U.S. Secretary of Defense
Remarks followed by conversation with Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club Read more »

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Former CIA Director Michael Hayden: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror

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Mon, Feb 29 2016 - 6:30pm

General Michael Hayden, Former Director, National Security Agency; Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency; Author, Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror 
Hon. Ellen Tauscher, Former State Department Special Envoy for Strategic Stability and Missile Defense and Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs; Former U.S. Representative (D-CA, 10th District) Read more »

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Adam Grant: Success and Originality

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Thu, Feb 25 2016 - 6:30pm

Adam Grant, Wharton Professor; Author, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World; Twitter  
Reid Hoffman, Co Founder and Executive Chairman, LinkedIn—Moderator
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