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Nob Hill Walking Tour #3

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Thu, Feb 7 2013 - 2:00pm

Nob Hill Walking Tour

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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. Read more »

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Leonard Susskind: The Theoretical Minimum - What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics

Tue, Feb 5 2013 - 6:00pm

Leonard Susskind: The Theoretical Minimum – What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics

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Felix Bloch Professor in Theoretical Physics, Stanford University; Director, Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics

Ever wish you knew more about physics? Want to know how to think like a physicist? Here is your chance. Read more »

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Clean Clothes with the CEOs of Levi Strauss & Co. and Patagonia

Fri, Jan 25 2013 - 12:00pm

Clean Clothes with the CEOS of Levis Strauss & Co. and Patagonia

Casey Sheahan, CEO, Patagonia
Chip Bergh, CEO, Levi Strauss and Co.

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Can We Prevent Chronic Disease by Slowing Aging?

Mon, Mar 18 2013 - 5:15pm

Can We Prevent Chronic Disease by Slowing Aging?

Gordon J. Lithgow, Ph.D.; Professor, Interdisciplinary Research Center, Geroscience, Buck Institute

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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour #17

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Thu, Jan 24 2013 - 2:00pm

San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

Explore San Francisco’s Financial District with historian Rick Evans and learn the history and stories behind some of our city’s remarkable structures, streets, and public squares. Hear about the famous architects that influenced the building of San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake. Discover hard-to-find rooftop gardens, Art Deco lobbies, unique open spaces, and historic landmarks. This is a tour for locals, with hidden gems you can only find on foot! Read more »

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Chinatown Walking Tour #13

Thu, May 9 2013 - 2:00pm

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Enjoy a Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure. Join Rick Evans for a memorable midday walk and discover the history and mysteries of Chinatown. Explore colorful alleys and side streets. Visit a Taoist temple, an herbal store, the site of the first public school in the state, and the famous Fortune Cookie Factory. There is a short break for a tea sample during the tour. Read more »

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Al Gore

Tue, Feb 12 2013 - 12:00pm

Al Gore

Former U.S. Vice President; Author, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change

Dr. Gloria C. Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club - Moderator Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour #4

Tue, Apr 9 2013 - 2:00pm

Nob Hill Walking Tour

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Julian Castro, San Antonio Mayor: Library Seating

Mon, Jan 7 2013 - 6:00pm

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Commonwealth Club Book Launch - The Real Problem Solvers

Tue, Dec 11 2012 - 6:00pm

Commonwealth Club Book Launch: The Real Problem Solvers

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Join us for our year-end members social and help us launch the latest Commonwealth Club book!

Recently, the Club presented an entire series on social entrepreneurship. Today, "social entrepreneurship" describes a host of new initiatives and approaches that break from traditional philanthropic behavior and are having a major impact on society. Read more »

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