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Made in Marin: Cowgirl Creamery and Rustic Bakery

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Wed, Apr 5 2017 - 7:00pm

Sue Conley, Co-founder, Cowgirl Creamery
Carol Levalley, Co-founder and Co-owner, Rustic Bakery
Patricia Unterman, Owner, Hayes Street Grill; Food Writer; Founding Board Member, Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market—Moderator

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

Having built a robust local following, Cowgirl Creamery and Rustic Bakery exemplify what Marin foodies seek: socially and environmentally responsible, organic, artisanal, locally sourced food. Read more »

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Alyssa Mastromonaco: Running the Obama White House

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Wed, Apr 5 2017 - 6:30pm

Alyssa Mastromonaco, Former Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Operations for President Barack Obama; Author, Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?: And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House; President of Global Communications Strategy and Talent, A+E Networks; Contributing Editor, Marie Claire; Former Chief Operating Officer, Vice Media Read more »

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Jane Mayer: Behind Dark Money

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Tue, Apr 4 2017 - 7:00pm

Jane Mayer, Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right; Twitter

Who are the people bankrolling our political system?

Mayer takes us behind the scenes and exposes the powerful group of individuals who are shaping our country. She traces the billions of dollars spent by the Kochs, the Scaifes, the Olins, and the Bradleys and uncovers their influences on policies related to climate change, the economy and more. Read more »

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Journalist Annie Jacobsen: ESP and the U.S. Government

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Tue, Apr 4 2017 - 6:30pm

Annie Jacobsen, Former Contributing Editor, Los Angeles Times Magazine; Author, Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government’s Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis; Twitter
Barry Eisler, Novelist, Blogger, Former CIA Operative, Twitter —Moderator Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Tue, Apr 4 2017 - 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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What Does It Mean to Be Muslim?

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Mon, Apr 3 2017 - 7:00pm

Sumbul Ali-Karamali, Author, The Muslim Next Door
Maha Elgenaidi, Executive Director, Islamic Networks Group
Jihad Turk, President, Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School
Joe Simitian, Supervisor, Santa Clara County—Moderator

What does it mean to be a Muslim? Join us for this special community forum to learn more about misconceptions as well as Islam as a religion and an identity in modern American and abroad. Read more »

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Jane Goodall in Conversation with Jeff Horowitz and Greg Dalton

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Mon, Apr 3 2017 - 6:30pm

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute; U.N. Messenger of Peace
Jeff Horowitz, Co-producer, "Years of Living Dangerously"
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One Read more »

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LGBTQ Rights: What's at Stake?

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Wed, Mar 29 2017 - 6:30pm

Matt Haney, President, San Francisco Unified School Board
Mia Satya, Community Organizer, Social Justice Advocate, 2016 San Francisco Pride Grand Marshal
Rick Welts, President and Chief Operating Officer, Golden State Warriors
Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell (Ret.), Chair, Santa Clara County Jail Commission—Moderator  Read more »

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Inside the Country of Georgia: Meet Leaders Who Advocate Democracy on Russia’s Border

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Wed, Mar 29 2017 - 12:00pm

David Bakradze, Georgian Ambassador to the United States; Former State Minister, European and Euro-Atlantic Integration
Giorgi Tsikolia, Deputy Chief of Mission
Mariam Lashkhi, International Relations Director, Georgia's Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA)
Harsha Ram, Associate Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Berkeley—Moderator Read more »

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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: The Two Americas

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Tue, Mar 28 2017 - 7:00pm

Chris Hayes, MSNBC Host, "All in with Chris Hayes"; Editor at Large, The Nation; Author, A Colony in a Nation; Twitter
In conversation with Clara Jeffery, Editor-in-Chief, Mother Jones; Twitter  Read more »

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