Marcus Samuelsson, Chef; Author, The Red Rooster Cookbook: The Story of Food and Hustle in Harlem; Twitter: @MarcusCooks
In conversation with Chef Chris Cosentino
This program is part of our Food Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.
When Chef Samuelsson opened Red Rooster in Harlem, he envisioned more than just a restaurant. He wanted to create a melting pot that would highlight Harlem’s vibrant multicultural history with food, art and music. Read more »
Joe Garofoli, Senior Political Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @joegarofoli Carla Marinucci, Senior Writer, Politico California Playbook; Twitter @cmarinucci Scott Shafer, Senior Editor, California Politics and Government, KQED; Twitter @scottshafer
Election Day is almost here. Some of you will have already voted, and are now biting your nails for the final outcome. Read more »
Explore one of San Francisco’s 44 hills, and one of its original “Seven Hills.” Because of great views and its central position, Nob Hill became an exclusive enclave of the rich and famous on the West Coast who built large mansions in the neighborhood. This included prominent tycoons such as Leland Stanford, and other members of the Big Four. Read more »
Nancy L. Cohen, Historian; Author, Breakthrough: The Making of America’s First Woman President
In conversation with Dan Ashley, ABC 7 News Anchor; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors Read more »
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Luvvie Ajayi, Author, New York Times Best-seller I’m Judging You:The Do-Better Manual; Blogger, AwesomelyLuvvie and AwesomelyTechie; Executive Director, The Red Pump Project Richelle Parham, Business and Marketing Expert; Advisor, Girls Who Code; Board of Directors, LabCorp; Board of Directors, Scripps Networks Interactive; Board of Trustees, Drexel University—Moderator Read more »
J. Keith Gilless, Dean of the College of Natural Resources; Chair, California State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection
California wildfires used to be a seasonal challenge in rather remote parts of the state. Now they are burning nearly year-round and spreading from the urban-rural interface to more of the state’s urban and coastal population. What is driving California’s "hellfires"? How are they hitting the state treasury, environment and public health?
A conversation about the California dream lived in a hot and smoky world.