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Russian Hill Walking Tour

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Thu, Jan 23 2014 - 1:45pm

Join a more active Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a two-hour hike up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood. Read more »

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Just Added: "Downton Abbey" Executive Producer Rebecca Eaton

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Thu, Jan 16 2014 - 6:00pm

In conversation with Dr. Mary Bitterman, President, The Bernard Osher Foundation; Past Chair, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; Chair, PBS Foundation Read more »

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James Carville and Mary Matalin

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Thu, Jan 16 2014 - 11:30am

James Carville, Co-author, Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home
Mary Matalin, Co-author, Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home
Terry Christensen, Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University - Moderator Read more »

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Origins of Life: A Biologist and Chemist Confer

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Tue, Jan 14 2014 - 7:00pm

Lynn Rothschild, Ph.D., Astrobiologist, NASA Ames Research Center
Richard Zare, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University Read more »

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The New Rules of Getting and Keeping a Job You'll Love

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Tue, Jan 7 2014 - 6:30pm

Ryan Coonerty, Co-founder, NextSpace; Author, The Rise of the Naked Economy
Rick Von Feldt, Head of Learning and Development, Atlassian
Anna Binder, Advisor, Readyforce; Board Chair, Emerge California
Pat Flynn, Senior Director of Recruiting, Twitter Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Tue, Jan 7 2014 - 1:45pm

Explore one of San Francisco’s 44 hills, and one of its original “Seven Hills”. Because of great views and its central position, Nob Hill became an exclusive enclave of the rich and famous on the west coast who built large mansions in the neighborhood. This included prominent tycoons such as Leland Stanford, and other members of the Big Four. Highlights include the history of four landmark hotels: The Fairmont, Mark Hopkins, Stanford Court, and Huntington Hotel. Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 12/16/13

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Mon, Dec 16 2013 - 6:30pm

Melissa Griffin Caen, Political Analyst, "Mornings with Melissa," CBS SF; Political Writer, San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter @melgriffincaen
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cwnevius
Robin Wilkey, Editor, Huffington Post San Francisco; Twitter @HuffPostSF
John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial, Commonwealth Club - Host Read more »

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Tasting the New California Wine Scene with Jon Bonné

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Thu, Dec 5 2013 - 6:30pm

This program is sold out. You may add your name to the waitlist below. Read more »

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North Beach Walking Tour #14

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Thu, Dec 5 2013 - 2:00pm

Join another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Explore vibrant North Beach with Rick Evans during a two-hour walk through this neighborhood with a colorful past, where food, culture, history and unexpected views all intersect in an Italian “urban village.” In addition to learning about Beat generation hangouts, you’ll discover authentic Italian cathedrals and coffee shops.

Also know: Photo by Flickr user Clemson.

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Jesse Adams: Nanotechnology and the World Within

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Mon, Nov 25 2013 - 6:00pm

Jesse Adams, Ph.D, Vice President and CTO, NevadaNano; Managing Member, Nanolabz; Managing Member, Nanojems; Senior Author, Nanotechnology: The Whole Story Read more »

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