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Dr. Chris Field: The Stephen Schneider Award

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Tue, Dec 15 2015 - 6:30pm

Ken Alex, Director, Governor Brown's Office of Planning and Research
Chris Field, Director, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science
Jane Lubchenco, University Distinguished Professor and Advisor in Marine Studies, Oregon State University

The award is underwritten by Tom R. Burns, Nora Machado, and Michael Haas. Read more »

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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

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Tue, Dec 15 2015 - 1:45pm

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!

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Holiday Social 12/14/15

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Mon, Dec 14 2015 - 6:30pm

Melissa Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”); Attorney; Twitter  
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter  
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group; Political Blogger, ibabuzz.com/politics; Twitter Read more »

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

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Tue, Dec 8 2015 - 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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David Gregory

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Tue, Dec 8 2015 - 6:30pm

David Gregory, Former Moderator, NBC’s “Meet the Press”; Author, How’s Your Faith?: An Unlikely Spiritual Journey; Twitter

In conversation with Rev. Alan Jones, Dean Emeritus, Grace Cathedral Read more »

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Kermit Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt's Great Great Grandson: TR's Vision and How It Shaped America

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Mon, Dec 7 2015 - 6:30pm

Kermit Roosevelt III, Professor of Constitutional law, University of Pennsylvania; Great Great Grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt; Author, Allegiance, the Award-winning Novel In the Shadow of the Law, and The Myth of Judicial Activism 
Roy Eisenhardt, Lecturer, U.C. Berkeley School of Law; Member, The Commonwealth Club’s California Book Awards Jury—Moderator

Part of the Club’s Good Lit Series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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Chef Joanne Weir in Conversation with Chef Gary Danko

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Thu, Dec 3 2015 - 6:30pm

Joanne Weir, Chef and Owner, Copita Tequileria y Comida; Host, "Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence"; James Beard Award Winner for Best Cookbook, 2005; Author, Kitchen Gypsy: Recipes and Stories from a Lifelong Romance with Food
In conversation with Gary Danko, Chef and Principal, Restaurant Gary Danko; James Beard Award Winner for Best Chef-California, 1995 and Best New Restaurant, 2000

This program is sponsored by Wells Fargo and is part of the Good Lit Series underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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P.J. O'Rourke

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Thu, Dec 3 2015 - 6:30pm

P.J. O’Rourke, H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Author, Thrown Under the Omnibus; Twitter  
Melissa Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”); Attorney; Twitter Read more »

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The Art of Being Brave: Women in Film

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Wed, Dec 2 2015 - 7:00pm

Brenda Chapman, Academy Award-winning Director, Brave; Director, The Prince of Egypt
Zoë Elton, Director of Programming, Mill Valley Film Festival Read more »

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Confronting ISIS: A Town Hall

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Wed, Dec 2 2015 - 7:00pm

Joseph Felter, Ph.D., Senior Research Scholar, CISAC Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Retired U.S. Army Colonel; Special Forces
Dr. Abbas Milani, Director of Iranian Studies, Stanford University; Research fellow, Hoover Institution
Sergey V. Petrov, Consul General of the Russian Federation, San Francisco
Kim Zetter, Senior Staff Writer, Wired Magazine
Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club—Moderator Read more »

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