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Explore the World from the Commonwealth Club Planning Meeting

Thu, Jan 9 2014 - 5:30pm

All interested Club members are welcome to attend bimonthly one-hour planning meetings of the International Relations Member-Led Forum. We focus on Europe, Latin America, Africa and worldwide topics. Join us to discuss current international issues and plan programs for 2014. 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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Town Hall: The Crisis in Washington, D.C.

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Wed, Oct 16 2013 - 6:00pm

Alan Auerbach, Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law, UC Berkeley
Tammy Frisby, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Lecturer, Stanford University’s Department of Political Science
Melissa Griffin, Political Reporter, KPIX-TV - Moderator Read more »

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LGBT MLF Organizing Meeting

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Tue, Jan 14 2014 - 5:30pm

In recent months the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California and declared DOMA unconstitutional. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first Supreme Court Justice to officiate at a same-sex marriage. Even President George H.W. Bush attended a lesbian wedding in Maine. The sea-change in public opinion towards LGBT people and issues has been astonishing. Read more »

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Syria Town Hall

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Tue, Sep 10 2013 - 6:00pm

Zubair Jandali, Member, Northern California Chapter, Syrian American Council; Head of Mobile App Developer Sales, Google; Graduate, UC Berkeley, B.S., Business Administration
Fred H. Lawson, Ph.D., Professor of Government, Mills College
Tareq Al Samman, Graphic Artist/Web Designer; Syrian activist Read more »

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Food to Change the World

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Wed, Oct 2 2013 - 6:30pm

Finding Justice, Health, Security and Sustainability in Good Food Read more »

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Vaughn Walker

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Wed, Oct 2 2013 - 7:00pm

Vaughn Walker, Retired Chief U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California, 1989-2011 Read more »

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Opening Reception for "Ten Decades"

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Mon, Oct 21 2013 - 2:00pm

Opening Reception for "Ten Decades: California Society of Printmakers' Centennial Exhibition" Read more »

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Arts Forum Planning Meeting

Thu, Oct 10 2013 - 5:30pm

Arts Forum Planning Meeting Read more »

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Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert

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Wed, Sep 25 2013 - 5:30pm

Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert

Chief of U.S. Naval Operations

General Anthony Zinni, Ret. - Moderator Read more »

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