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.
Janet Napolitano, President of University of California; Former Secretary of Homeland Security; Former Governor of Arizona Charlotte Jacobs, M.D. Professor of Medicine (Emerita), Stanford University; Author, Jonas Salk: A Life
Part of the Club’s Good Lit Series, Underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation Read more »
In April 2013, a little-known lecturer — working in isolation — proved something that rocked the mathematical world. Yitang Zhang’s insight into one of the great challenges of number theory, the Twin Prime Conjecture, is beautifully portrayed in the new film Counting From Infinity.
Join us as we view a special screening of the film with NPR’s “Math Guy” and Stanford mathematician Keith Devlin alongside for expert commentary.
Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Specializing in California's Political and Policy Landscape; Twitter @CarsonJFBruno Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”) and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter @melissacaen1 C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cwneviusRead more »
Paul Solman, Business and Economics Correspondent, “PBS NewsHour”; Co-Author, Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security; Twitter @paulsolman Michael Finney, Consumer Reporter, “7 On Your Side”, KGO San Francisco - Moderator Read more »
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.