Harvey Rose: How Does an Independent Analyst Survive San Francisco's City Hall?
Harvey M. Rose, Budget and Legislative Analyst, City and County of San Francisco; Founder, Harvey M. Rose Associates, LLC and Former Auditor General State of California
Highly respected, frequently provocative, always challenging, Rose has survived the drama and intrigues of San Francisco City Hall politics and money for over 38 years as San Francisco's independent budget and legislative analyst. Read more »
Rick Gilbert, Founder and Chairman, PowerSpeaking, Inc.; Author, Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations
In middle management, you live with ambiguity, lack of control and chaos. To get things done, you must present your ideas to people up the chain, and those presentations can be brutal. Careers can come unwound in a matter of minutes if a presenter at the top level doesn’t know the rules. Read more »
Join fellow Club members with similar interests and brainstorm upcoming Science & Technology programs. All Commonwealth Club members are welcome. We explore visions for the future through science and technology. Discuss current issues and share your insights with fellow Club members to shape and plan programs for the months ahead.
MLF: Science & Technology Location: SF Club Office Time: 6:15 p.m.Read more »
Bastille Day Celebration with the Bay Gourmet Forum
Cara Black, Author, Murder at the Lanterne Rouge - the 12 Aimee Leduc Mystery in conversation with Leonard Pitt, Physical Theatre Actor and Teacher, Author, Walks Through Lost Paris: Paris, A Journey Through Time
And Yigit Pura, Winner, "Top Chef: Just Desserts"; Owner, Tout Sweet, in conversation with Cathy Curtis, Chair, Bay Gourmet Forum
San Francisco resident Black frequents a Paris little known outside the Read more »
Sugar Addiction: Recovery from the Greatest Dietary Crisis of All Time
Julia Ross, MA, MFT, NNTS, CEO, Recovery Systems; Author, The Diet Cure and The Mood Cure
We have recently become aware of the appalling costs, to both adults and children, of our current intake of refined sugars. Sugar addiction, the dynamic that propels this dietary disaster, has been one of Ross’ primary areas of focus since 1983. Read more »
James M. Patell, Herbert Hoover Professor of Public and Private Management, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Professor Patell will discuss lessons learned in the development of Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability, an interdisciplinary project course taught at the Stanford d-school in which graduate students apply design, engineering and business skills to create comprehensive solutions for challenges faced by the world's poor. Read more »