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Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Tue, Apr 8 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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Money for Life

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Mon, Apr 7 2014 - 5:15pm

Steve Vernon, F.S.A., Author; President, Rest-of-Life Communications

How can retirement savings generate a reliable, lifetime income? Steve Vernon has spent his professional life tackling this very question and he has a plan. Join us in a discussion that is relevant to working people, retirees, policymakers and service providers alike.

Program Organizer: John Milford
Also know: In association with Western Pension and Benefits Council

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Arianna Huffington with Sheryl Sandberg: Redefining Success

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Thu, Mar 27 2014 - 7:00pm

Arianna Huffington, President and Editor-in-Chief, Huffington Post Media Group; Author,  Read more »

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Russian Hill Walking Tour

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Thu, Mar 27 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. See where great artists and architects lived and worked, and walk down residential streets where some of the most historically significant houses in the Bay Area are located.

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Cons, Scams and Undue Influence

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Mon, Mar 24 2014 - 5:15pm

Patrick O’Reilly, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF; Co-author, Undue Influence: Cons, Scams and Mind Control Read more »

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Plato at the Googleplex

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Thu, Mar 13 2014 - 6:00pm

Rebecca Goldstein, MacArthur Fellow, Professor of Philosophy; Author, Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away Read more »

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North Beach Walking Tour

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Thu, Mar 13 2014 - 1:45pm

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Angela Stent: U.S.-Russia Relations in the 21st Century

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Mon, Mar 10 2014 - 6:30pm

Angela Stent, Renowned Russia Scholar; Professor of Government and Foreign Service and Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown University; Author, The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relationships in the 21st Century Read more »

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Where's Rosie? The State of Personal Robotics

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Mon, Mar 10 2014 - 6:00pm

Melonee Wise, Co-founder and CEO, Unbounded Robotics
Joe Augenbraun, Founder, Neato Robotics
Pieter Abbeel, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley Read more »

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Svante Pääbo: Neanderthal Man - In Search of Lost Genomes

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Thu, Mar 6 2014 - 6:00pm

Svante Pääbo, Ph.D., Director, Department of Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany Read more »

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