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Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa: Becoming Dr. Q - My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Mon, Oct 10 2011 - 12:00pm

Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, Neurosurgeon, Johns Hopkins

Dr. Q, as he's known to patients and colleagues, is an internationally renowned neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins, a position even more notable for the fact that he was once an undocumented migrant worker toiling in the fields of the Central Valley of California. Read more »

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Pebble Mine - Toxic Gold and Global Impact

Thu, Oct 6 2011 - 6:00pm

Pebble Mine: Toxic Gold and Global Impact

Rescheduled to November 10. Read more »

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Karen McCall: You and Your Money - A Relationship Built to Last?

Thu, Oct 6 2011 - 6:00pm

You and Your Money: A Relationship Built to Last?

This program is cancelled

Karen McCall, Founder, Financial Recovery Institute; Author, Financial Recovery

It’s no secret that we’re headed down a bumpy financial road. The question is: Will your relationship with money make that road easier or more treacherous? Read more »

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Andrew Jameson: The Battle of the Bulge

Wed, Oct 5 2011 - 6:00pm

The Battle of the Bulge

Andrew Jameson, Military Historian; Former Assistant Vice Chancellor, UC Berkeley

A veteran of the Battle of the Bulge takes us behind the scenes of the biggest and costliest battle ever fought by the U.S. Army, lasting from December 16th, 1944, to January 25, 1945. As many as 250,000 German soldiers and 1,000 tanks pushed the Allied line back during a very cold, snowy Ardennes Forest winter. Read more »

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Redesigning Learning: Hype or Hope?

Tue, Oct 4 2011 - 6:00pm

Redesigning Learning: Hope or Hype?

This program has been rescheduled to October 13. Read more »

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David Lewis: San Francisco Bay - A Look at the Past, Present and Future of Our World Class Treasure

Tue, Oct 4 2011 - 6:00pm

San Francisco Bay: A Look at the Past, Present and Future of Our World-Class Treasure

David Lewis, Executive Director, Save the Bay

Lewis says that San Francisco Bay would not be the beautiful natural resource it is today without Save the Bay’s 50 years of efforts to halt massive bayfill and dumping, restoring wetlands and reducing harmful pollution. Learn about current Bay threats and how to protect and restore San Francisco Bay. Read more »

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"Defender of the Faith" by Philip Roth

Mon, Oct 3 2011 - 5:30pm

“Defender of the Faith”

This event is sold out.

We will discuss a classic short story, “Defender of the Faith,” by Philip Roth. It appeared in 1959 in Roth's first published work, Goodbye Columbus, a collection of five short stories and a novella that put Roth on the map as a chronicler of Jewish-American life at mid-century. As a reminder, this is a book discussion group; the author will not be present.

MLF: SF Book Discussion
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. Read more »

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Longevity Planning - Part Two: Practical Approaches to Managing Life Transitions

Mon, Oct 3 2011 - 5:15pm

Longevity Planning - Part Two: Practical Approaches to Managing Life Transitions

Elizabeth Krivatsy, Esq.
Mary Radu, MS, MSW, CPCC
Ben Yohanan, President, Hatch Retirement Services

This panel continues the discussion of successfully planning for a long life. Income planning through the phases of retirement and legacy planning are two big questions that inevitably arise. Read more »

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Professor Frank H. Shu: Nuclear Energy After Fukushima

Tue, Sep 27 2011 - 6:00pm

Nuclear Energy After Fukushima

Frank H. Shu, University Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley and UC San Diego

The media and public reaction to the nuclear accident at Fukushima involving light water reactors and their associated spent-fuel storage pools threaten to cripple the nuclear renaissance that is humanity’s best hope for mitigating climate disruption, Shu contends. He will review how light water reactors and the “once-through” fuel cycle came to dominate the landscape for generating nuclear power today and assess options for the future. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Sep 26 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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