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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

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Thu, May 8 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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Nate Silver

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Fri, May 2 2014 - 7:00pm

Nate Silver, Editor-in-Chief, FiveThirtyEight; Author, The Signal and the Noise 
In Conversation with Jordan Ellenberg, Mathematician; Author, How Not to Be Wrong

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Chinatown Walking Tour

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Thu, Apr 24 2014 - 1:45pm

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His Excellency Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland

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Tue, Apr 22 2014 - 6:30pm
People and Ice: The New Significance of the Arctic and the Himalayas
 
On Earth Day 2014, join us for a special program with the president of Iceland. A member of the Arctic Council, Iceland is at the forefront of those nations in the North feeling the environmental effects brought on by climate change.
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Matt Taibbi: A Scathing Portrait of American Injustice

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Thu, Apr 10 2014 - 6:30pm

Matt Taibbi, Former Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone; Author, The Divide  Read more »

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Dr. Jared Diamond

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Wed, Apr 9 2014 - 7:00pm

Jared Diamond, Professor of Geography, UCLA; Author, Guns, Germs, and Steel and The Third Chimpanzee for Young People

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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.

MLF: GROWNUPS
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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