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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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P.J. O'Rourke: Has America Gone Crazy?

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Mon, Mar 27 2017 - 6:30pm

P.J. O’Rourke, H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Author, How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016; Twitter
Melissa Caen, Political Analyst, CBS San Francisco; Twitter —Moderator  Read more »

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Trump's First 100 Days: Part Two

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Thu, Mar 23 2017 - 6:30pm

Mark Leno, Former California State Senator for San Francisco
Corrin Rankin, 2016 Republican National Committee Delegate; California Director, African Americans for Trump
Antonio Villaraigosa, Former Mayor, Los Angeles (2005–2013); Candidate for Governor
John Yoo, Law Professor, University of California, Berkeley; Former Deputy Assistant U.S. Attorney General Read more »

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Waterfront Walking Tour

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Thu, Mar 23 2017 - 1:45pm

Join Rick Evans for his new walking tour exploring the historic sites of the waterfront neighborhood that surrounds the location of the future Commonwealth Club headquarters. Hear the dynamic stories of the entrepreneurs, controversial artists and labor organizers who created this recently revitalized neighborhood. This tour will give you a lively overview of the historic significance of this neighborhood and a close look at the ongoing development.

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Carrie Nugent: Asteroid Hunters

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Tue, Mar 21 2017 - 7:00pm

Carrie Nugent, Staff Scientist, IPAC/Caltech; Host, Spacepod; Author, Asteroid Hunters

What are asteroids, and where do they come from? And more important, what would happen if one hit Earth? Dr. Nugent is an asteroid hunter working to help map our cosmic neighborhood. She is part of NASA’s NEOWISE mission team, using a space-based infrared telescope to discover, track and characterize asteroids. Read more »

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Nancy Pfund on Impact Investing

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Tue, Mar 21 2017 - 6:30pm

Nancy Pfund, Founder, DBL Partners
David Bank; Editor, Impact Alpha—Moderator

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is a series of conversations supported by Bank of the West.

Whether you’re an investor, an entrepreneur or a consumer, we all make decisions about how to spend our money every day. How do you decide where to spend, and how to make the biggest impact through what products, companies, efforts and issues you support? Read more »

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The U.S. and China in 2017

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Mon, Mar 20 2017 - 6:30pm

Howard French, Former New York Times Asia Correspondent; Author, Everything Under the Heavens: Empire, Tribute and the Future of Chinese Power
George Koo, Ph.D., Regular Contributor, Online Asia Times; Chairman, Burlingame Global Foundation
George Lewinski, Former Foreign Editor, "Marketplace"—Moderator Read more »

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Youth in the Streets and in the Courts

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Thu, Mar 16 2017 - 6:30pm

James Coleman, Senior, South San Francisco High School; Alliance for Climate Education Action Fellow
Lou Helmuth, Deputy Director, Our Children's Trust Read more »

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The Inside Story of Levi Strauss and His Mark on America

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Tue, Mar 14 2017 - 6:30pm

Lynn Downey, Independent Scholar, Former Historian, Levi Strauss and Company; Author, Levi Strauss: The Man Who Gave Blue Jeans to the World
In conversation with Roy Eisenhardt

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

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Social Hour 3/13/17

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Mon, Mar 13 2017 - 6:30pm

Jeremy Carl, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Co-author, Powering the Armed Forces; Twitter
Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Author, Reviving Citizen Engagement: Policies to Renew National Community; Twitter
Carla Marinucci, Senior Writer, Politico California Playbook; Twitter Read more »

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