Lanhee J. Chen, David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Former Policy Director, 2012 Romney-Ryan Presidential Campaign Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Author, Reviving Citizen Engagement, and The Road to Hana; Twitter @lgerston Barbara Marshman, Editorial Page Editor, Mercury News; Twitter @barbmarshmanRead more »
Michael Stoll, Executive Director, San Francisco Public Press
The mainstream media, and human brain, are not well-suited to handling slow-moving threats that will appear in the distant future. Yet flooding of Bay Area roads this year can be partly attributed to rising tides and severe weather. How is the Bay Area media covering this reality?
Does climate change coverage take a back seat to more immediate concerns about race, safety and health? Are those issues connected?
An American Icon Lets Loose on Politics, Race, Religion, Inequality, Sports, and Media
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA Hall of Fame Inductee; Columnist, Time Magazine; Author, Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White
In conversation with Van Jones, CNN Commentator Read more »
Bill Hayton, BBC Correspondent, Author, The South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia Frank Wu, Professor and former Dean, University of California Hastings Law School; Chairman, Committee of 100—Moderator Read more »
Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Specializing in California Politics and Policy; Twitter @carsonjfbruno Melissa Caen, Political Analyst, CBS SF and SFGate.com; Twitter @melissacaen1 James Taylor, Ph.D., Director of African American Studies and Professor of Political Science, University of San Francisco; Lecturer, African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, UC Berkeley 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. Highlights include the history of four landmark hotels: The Fairmont, Mark Hopkins, Stanford Court, and Huntington Hotel. Read more »