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Chinatown Walking Tour

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Thu, Apr 24 2014 - 1:45pm

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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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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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North Beach Walking Tour

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Thu, Mar 13 2014 - 1:45pm

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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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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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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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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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Chinatown Walking Tour

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Thu, Feb 6 2014 - 1:45pm

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. Read more »

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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

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Thu, Feb 20 2014 - 1:45pm

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!

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