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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 6/29/15

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Mon, Jun 29 2015 - 6:30pm

Joe Garofoli, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter
Carla Marinucci, Senior Political Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; “Token Conservative” Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter Read more »

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Fund Federal Transportation Investment Now

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Fri, Jun 26 2015 - 9:00am

Welcome remarks by:
Hon. Norman Mineta, US Secretary of Transportation (ret)

Keynote address by:
Hon. Jim Beall, California State Senator (D) Read more »

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North Beach Walking Tour

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Thu, Jun 25 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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Adam Benforado: The New Science of Criminal Injustice

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Wed, Jun 24 2015 - 6:00pm

Adam Benforado, Associate Professor of Law, Drexel University; Author, Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice; Twitter
Judge LaDoris H. Cordell (ret), Independent Police Auditor, City of San Jose - Moderator Read more »

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Peter Coyote: On Zen, Politics and an Amazing Life

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Tue, Jun 23 2015 - 6:30pm

Peter Coyote, Actor; Activist; Author, The Rainman’s Third Cure: An Irregular Education
In conversation with Phil Bronstein, Executive Chairman of the Board, Center For Investigative Reporting

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

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Larry Gerston: Reviving Citizen Engagement

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Thu, Jun 18 2015 - 6:30pm

Larry Gerston, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, San Jose State University; Author, Reviving Citizen Engagement: Policies to Renew National Community

Doug Sovern, KCBS Radio Political Reporter – Moderator Read more »

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Christiana Figueres: The Road to Paris

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Tue, Jun 16 2015 - 12:00pm

Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

William K. Reilly, Senior Advisor, TPG Read more »

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A Spirited Evening with Adam Rogers

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Thu, Jun 11 2015 - 6:30pm

Adam Rogers, Articles Editor, Wired; Author, Proof: The Science of Booze

A special thanks to our reception sponsors ,, and .

In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Rogers puts our alcoholic history under the microscope. Read more »

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U.S.-Japan Ties: Image and Reality

Thu, Jun 11 2015 - 12:00pm

Satu Limaye, Director, East-West Center in Washington
Bruce Stokes, Director of Global Economic Attitudes, Global Attitudes Project, Pew Research Center
The Honorable John V. Roos, Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan
Dan Bob, Director of Programs and Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA – Moderator

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, an expert panel will examine the depth and strength of U.S. ties with Japan based on public opinion and statistics. Read more »

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Video Games and Neuroscience: A Vision of the Future of Medicine and Education

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Wed, Jun 10 2015 - 6:30pm

Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D., Founding Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center and Associate Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, UCSF
In conversation with Christina Farr, Editor and Host, Future of You Blog, KQED; Twitter Read more »

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