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San Jose's Innovation Road Map

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Tue, May 9 2017 - 12:30pm

Kip Harkness, Deputy City Manager, San Jose Office of Civic Innovation

San Jose is taking its “capital of Silicon Valley” title seriously. The city is already implementing the ambitious Smart City Vision, a plan that uses data and tech to promote safety, inclusivity and sustainability—but it’s just one of many projects in the extensive plan that will reinforce the city’s reputation as a global leader in civic technology. Join us to hear how San Jose plans to use innovation to chart a road map for its future.

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Samin Nosrat and Wendy MacNaughton: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

Nosrat and MacNaughton
Mon, May 8 2017 - 7:00pm

Samin Nosrat, Chef; Author, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking; Twitter 
Wendy MacNaughton, Columnist, The California Sunday Magazine; Illustrator, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking; Twitter
Margo True, Food Editor, Sunset Magazine—Moderator

This program is part of our Food Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.  Read more »

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The New Birds and Bees: Conversations About Climate

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Mon, May 8 2017 - 6:30pm

Carleen Cullen, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Cool the Earth
Michael Ranney, Professor, UC Berkeley’s Department of Psychology and the Graduate School of Education
Wilford Welch, Former U.S. Diplomat for the Nixon Administration; Author, In Our Hands: Handbook for Inter-generational Actions to Solve the Climate Crisis (self-published)
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One  Read more »

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Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant: Option B

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Thu, May 4 2017 - 7:00pm

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook; Author, Option B
Adam Grant, Wharton Professor; Author, Option B
Julie Lythcott-HaimsNew York Times Best-Selling Author, How to Raise an Adult; Author, Real American (Forthcoming)—Moderator Read more »

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How Cities Can Solve the Climate Challenge

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Thu, May 4 2017 - 6:30pm

Carl PopeCo-Author (with Michael Bloomberg), Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet; Former Executive Director, Sierra Club
Diane Doucette, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy
Elizabeth Patterson, Mayor of Benicia, California
Rod G. Sinks, City Council Member of Cupertino, California
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One Read more »

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Chinatown Walking Tour

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Thu, May 4 2017 - 10:00am

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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An Evening with Caitlyn Jenner

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Wed, May 3 2017 - 7:00pm

Caitlyn Jenner, Author of The Secrets of My Life; Twitter 
Buzz Bissinger, Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair; Co-author, The Secrets of My Life; Author, Friday Night Lights
In Conversation with Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell (Ret.), Chair, Santa Clara County Jail Commission

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

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The Creatures Within Us

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Wed, May 3 2017 - 7:00pm

Heinrich Jasper, Ph.D., Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Brian Kennedy, Ph.D., Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Will Ludington, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Ludington Lab at the University of California, Berkeley

This program is sponsored by Relevant Wealth Advisors and by an anonymous donor. Read more »

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John Mackey, Co-Founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market

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Mon, May 1 2017 - 7:00pm

John Mackey, Co-Founder and CEO, Whole Foods Market; Co-Author, The Whole Foods Diet: The Lifesaving Plan for Health and Longevity
In Conversation with Alison van Diggelen, Host, "Fresh Dialogues"; BBC Contributor

This program is part of our Food Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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The New Political Climate

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Sat, Apr 29 2017 - 4:30pm

May Boeve, Executive Director, 350.org
Debbie Dooley, President, Conservatives for Energy Freedom; Co-Founder, Tea Party Movement 
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One
Additional Speakers TBA Read more »

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