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North Beach Walking Tour

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Thu, Sep 3 2015 - 1:45pm

Join another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Explore vibrant North Beach with Rick Evans during a two-hour walk through this neighborhood with a colorful past, where food, culture, history and unexpected views all intersect in an Italian “urban village.” In addition to learning about Beat generation hangouts, you’ll discover authentic Italian cathedrals and coffee shops.

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Bill McDermott: CEO of SAP

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Tue, Sep 1 2015 - 7:00pm

Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP; Twitter

This program is underwritten by Accenture. Read more »

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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier: Representing California’s 11th District

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Tue, Aug 25 2015 - 6:30pm

Mark DeSaulnier, Member of U.S. House of Representatives (D-CA)
In conversation with Josh Richman, Political Reporter, Bay Area News Group; Twitter: Read more »

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Chinatown Walking Tour

Thu, Aug 20 2015 - 1:45pm

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.

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U.C. President Janet Napolitano Interviews Charlotte Jacobs, M.D.

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Wed, Aug 19 2015 - 6:30pm

The Legacy of Jonas Salk

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 »

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Senator Claire McCaskill

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Wed, Aug 19 2015 - 12:00pm

Claire McCaskill, United States Senator (D-MO); Author, Plenty Ladylike: A Memoir

In conversation with Dick Costolo, Former CEO, Twitter

This program is part of the Good Lit series underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation Read more »

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Counting from Infinity: A Special Film Screening with Keith Devlin

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Tue, Aug 18 2015 - 7:00pm

Keith Devlin, Mathematician, Stanford University

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.

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 8/17/15

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Mon, Aug 17 2015 - 6:30pm

Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Specializing in California's Political and Policy Landscape; Twitter
Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”) and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter   Read more »

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Paul Solman: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security

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Fri, Aug 14 2015 - 12:00pm

Paul Solman, Business and Economics Correspondent, “PBS NewsHour”; Co-Author, Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security; Twitter
Michael Finney, Consumer Reporter, “7 On Your Side”, KGO San Francisco - Moderator Read more »

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Design & Tech with John Maeda

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Thu, Aug 13 2015 - 7:00pm

John Maeda, Design Partner, KPCB; Former President, RISD

In conversation with JP Mangalindan, Technology Reporter, Mashable Read more »

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