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Origins of Life: A Biologist and Chemist Confer

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Tue, Jan 14 2014 - 7:00pm

Lynn Rothschild, Ph.D., Astrobiologist, NASA Ames Research Center
Richard Zare, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University Read more »

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Russian Hill Walking Tour

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Thu, Jan 23 2014 - 1:45pm

Join a more active Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a two-hour hike up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood. Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Tue, Jan 7 2014 - 1:45pm

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 »

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Treating Trauma with....Ecstasy?

Mon, Dec 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Richard Rockefeller, M.D., Former Board Member, Rockefeller University; Former Chair, U.S. Advisory Board, Doctors Without Borders Read more »

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Richard Powers: Author of "The Echo Maker" and "Orfeo"

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Mon, Jan 27 2014 - 6:00pm

Richard Powers, Professor, Stanford University; Author, The Echo Maker and Orfeo Read more »

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Fluid State: The Future of Water in California

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Fri, Jan 10 2014 - 12:00pm

Lois Wolk, California State Senator (D-Davis)

Jean Fuller, California State Senator (R-Bakersfield) Read more »

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Skeptics and Smog

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Tue, Dec 10 2013 - 12:00pm

Skeptics and Smog Read more »

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SV Reads 2014: Books and Technology with Nicholas Carr and Robin Sloan

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Wed, Jan 22 2014 - 7:30pm

Nicholas Carr, Author, The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
Robin Sloan, Author, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel
In conversation with Mike Cassidy, Columnist, San Jose Mercury News Read more »

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Pauline Frommer

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Thu, Nov 21 2013 - 7:00pm

Pauline Frommer, Editorial Director, Frommer Media

Peter Delevett, Business Reporter, San Jose Mercury News - Moderator Read more »

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Nicholas Stern: The Stephen Schneider Award

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Wed, Dec 11 2013 - 5:30pm

Carbon Curves

Jane Lubchenco, Former Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Ben Santer, Climate Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Read more »

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