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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.