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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 
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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Cody Cassidy and Paul Doherty: 1,000 Wild Ways to Die

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Thu, Apr 27 2017 - 6:30pm

Cody Cassidy, Co-author, And Then You’re Dead: What Really Happens If You Get Swallowed by a Whale, Are Shot from a Cannon, or Go Barreling Over Niagara 
Paul Doherty, Co-director and Senior Staff Scientist, Exploratorium; Co-author, And Then You’re Dead: What Really Happens If You Get Swallowed by a Whale, Are Shot from a Cannon, or Go Barreling Over Niagara
In conversation with Kishore Hari, Director, Bay Area Science Festival Read more »

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Journalist Chris Whipple: Secrets of the White House Gatekeepers

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Thu, Apr 27 2017 - 12:00pm

Chris Whipple, Documentary Filmmaker; Author, The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency
Joe Garofoli, Senior Political Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter —Moderator Read more »

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The Giving Code

Wed, Apr 26 2017 - 6:30pm

Peter Fortenbaugh, CEO, Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula
Carol Larson, President and CEO, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Daniel Lurie, CEO, Tipping Point
Heather McLeod Grant, Co-founder, Open Impact; Co-author, The Giving Code: Silicon Valley Nonprofits and Philanthropy
Tess Reynolds, CEO, New Door Ventures
Kerry Dolan, Assistant Managing Editor, Forbes—Moderator Read more »

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Week to Week Politics Roundtable and Social Hour 4/26/17

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Wed, Apr 26 2017 - 6:30pm

Mollie Reilly, Deputy Politics Editor, Huffington Post; Twitter
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, Santa Rose Press Democrat; Former Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter
Additional panelist TBA Read more »

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