Explore San Francisco’s Financial District with historian Rick Evans and learn the history and stories behind some of our city’s remarkable structures, streets, and public squares. Hear about the famous architects that influenced the building of San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake. Discover hard-to-find rooftop gardens, Art Deco lobbies, unique open spaces, and historic landmarks. This is a tour for locals, with hidden gems you can only find on foot!
Bill Whalen, Hoover Institution Research Fellow Carson Bruno, Hoover Institution Research Fellow Bruce Cain, Director, Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center for the American West John Zipperer, Vice President of Media and Editorial, The Commonwealth Club—Host Read more »
Doug Wilson, General Manager, San Jose Sharks Randy Hahn, TV Commentator Matt Levine, President, SourceUSA — Moderator
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Twenty-five years ago, the Bay Area was taken by storm with the arrival of the National Hockey League’s San Jose Sharks. During that span, the team has been one of the most innovative and successful professional sports franchises on and off the ice. Read more »
Richard Dawkins, Evolutionary Biologist; Author, The Selfish Gene, The God Delusion, and Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science Lynn J. Rothschild, Evolutionary Biologist and Astrobiologist, NASA Ames Research Center—moderator
Dawkins has been central to kick-starting new conversations and debates surrounding creationism and intelligent design. His gene-centric view of evolution helped popularize the radical new understanding of Darwinism. Read more »
Nicolette Hahn Niman, Environmental Lawyer; Vegetarian; Cattle Rancher; Author, Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production Patricia Unterman, Chef and Co-owner, Hayes Street Grill; Blogger; Author; Long-time Restaurant Critic, San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner Gibson Thomas, Publisher, Edible Marin & Wine Country Magazine — Moderator Read more »