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Joshua Kendall: America's Obsessives

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Mon, Aug 12 2013 - 6:00pm

Joshua Kendall, Journalist; Associate Fellow, Trumbull College, Yale University; Author, America's Obsessives: The Compulsive Energy That Built a Nation; Twitter:

Dr. Kit Yarrow, Chair, Department of Psychology, and Professor of Business, Golden Gate University - Moderator Read more »

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Water and Conflict: Is Water More Important Than Oil?

Mon, Aug 12 2013 - 12:00pm

Peter Gleick, Co-founder, Pacific Institute; Ph.D., Energy and Resources UC Berkeley 

Booker Holton, Ph.D., Ecology, Environmental Scientist and Planner - Moderator  Read more »

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A Soundscape by Bernie Krause

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Mon, Aug 5 2013 - 12:00pm

Bernie Krause, Ph.D., Musician; Naturalist; Director, Wild Sanctuary Read more »

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Fracking News

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Fri, Jul 19 2013 - 12:00pm

David Baker, Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
Abrahm Lustgarten, Reporter, ProPublica

Supporters of hydraulic fracturing see it as a driver of affordable domestic energy that can create jobs. Opponents see a risk to water supplies, ecosystems and human health. Join in a conversation with reporters covering fracking in California and nationally on the dangers and potential of the natural gas bonanza. Will California pass a moratorium? Will the Monterey Shale really be developed? Is gas really better than coal? Read more »

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Bastille Day Celebration with the Bay Gourmet Forum

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Mon, Jul 15 2013 - 12:00pm

Cara Black, Author, Murder Below Montparnasse - the 13th Aimee Leduc Parisian Mystery
Shawn Williams, Chef/Owner, Feve Artisan Chocolatier
In conversation with Cathy Curtis, Chair, Bay Gourmet Forum Read more »

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Environmental Debt

Mon, Jul 8 2013 - 6:00pm

Amy Larkin, Author, Environmental Debt: The Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy; Director, Greenpeace Solutions
John Hofmeister, CEO, Citizens for Affordable Energy; Former President, Shell Oil Company Read more »

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The Alchemy of Humor

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Mon, Jul 8 2013 - 6:00pm

This program is sold out

Steve Bhaerman, Author; Performer (as Swami Beyondananda)

Monday Night Philosophy laughs along with the enlightening philosophy of humor elucidated by Bhaerman (the man behind Swami Beyondananda). His hilarious and insightful talk will inspire you to use the magic of humor to gain wisdom, perspective and of course, joy. You'll laugh while you learn and learn while you laugh! Read more »

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Rendezvous with Destiny

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Mon, Jul 1 2013 - 6:00pm

How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary Men Took America into the War and into the World Read more »

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Chango’s Beads and Two-Tone Shoes by William Kennedy

Mon, Jul 1 2013 - 5:30pm

When journalist Daniel Quinn meets Ernest Hemingway at the Floridita bar in Havana, Cuba, in 1957, he has no idea that his own affinity for simple, declarative sentences will change his life radically overnight. So begins William Kennedy’s novel, a tale of revolutionary intrigue, heroic journalism, crooked politicians, drug-running gangsters, Albany race riots, and the improbable rise of Fidel Castro. Read more »

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Brian Michael Jenkins: How Safe Is America Today?

Mon, Jun 24 2013 - 6:00pm


Brian Michael Jenkins: How Safe is America Today? Read more »

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