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Covered California: Affordable, High-Quality Health Care Is on Its Way

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Thu, Nov 14 2013 - 6:00pm

Peter V. Lee, Executive Director, Covered California Read more »

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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour #22

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Thu, Nov 14 2013 - 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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Mark Halperin and John Heilemann: Game Change 2012

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann: Game Change 2012
Wed, Nov 13 2013 - 6:00pm

Mark Halperin, Editor-at-Large and Senior Political Analyst, Time; Co-author, Double Down: Game Change 2012; Twitter: @MarkHalperin
John Heilemann, National Political Correspondent and Columnist, New York Magazine; Co-author, Double Down: Game Change 2012; Twitter: @jheil
Melissa Griffin Caen, Political Analyst, "Mornings with Melissa," CBS SF; Political Writer, San Francisco Magazine; Attorney — Moderator; Twitter @melgriffincaen Read more »

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Stephen Kosslyn: Top Brain, Bottom Brain

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Tue, Nov 12 2013 - 7:00pm

Stephen Kosslyn, Founding Dean, the Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate Institute; Co-author, Top Brain, Bottom Brain: Surprising Insights into How You Think Read more »

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James of All Trades: An Evening with James Franco

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Sun, Oct 27 2013 - 6:30pm

In conversation with Jordan Bass, Executive Editor, McSweeney's Read more »

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Chinatown Walking Tour #15

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Thu, Oct 24 2013 - 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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Russian Hill Walking Tour #13

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Thu, Oct 10 2013 - 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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Richard Dawkins

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Wed, Oct 9 2013 - 7:00pm

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Evolutionary Biologist; Author, The Selfish Gene, The God Delusion and An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist; Twitter @RichardDawkins

In conversation with Kishore Hari, Director, Bay Area Science Festival

Dawkins has been central to the debates surrounding creationism, intelligent design and religion. He coined the word meme, and his gene-centric view of evolution helped popularize the radical new understanding of Darwinism. Read more »

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Gary Kamiya - Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco

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Wed, Oct 2 2013 - 6:00pm

Gary Kamiya, Author, Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco; Co-founder, Salon.com; Columnist, "Portals of the Past, SF Chronicle

In conversation with Mark Hertsgaard, Independent Journalist and Author Read more »

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How to Turn Your Memories into History

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Mon, Sep 30 2013 - 5:15pm

Francine Brevetti, Author; Biographer; Journalist

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