PRESS ROOM

The office of Media and Public Relations provides notification of ongoing Commonwealth Club events to the public and the press and handles media relations. Please find below press releases and articles regarding program developments and significant events, forums, and lectures at the Club.

Founded in 1903, The Commonwealth Club has played host to a broad and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Nancy Pelosi in 2010. Just a sampling of other noteworthy guests includes Martin Luther King, Jr., Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Walter Cronkite, Ted Turner, Jane Goodall, Tom Brokaw, Bill Gates, David Brooks, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Alec Baldwin, and Reza Aslan, all of whom have delivered landmark speeches here.

For information and for media credentials, contact:
Riki Rafner, Director of Media and Public Relations
rrafner@commonwealthclub.org
415-597-6712

Press Releases

In the News

Oct 07, 2019: 

After Pelosi and Schiff Botch Impeachment – President Trump Calls for Them to be Impeached  (USSA News)

Oct 07, 2019: 

Russians Accuse FBI of ‘Cynical Provocation’ After Lawmaker Held for Questioning  (CNS News)

Oct 07, 2019: 

There's Little California Love As Kamala Harris Struggles In Home State  (Napa Valley Register)

Oct 05, 2019: 

There's Little California Love As Kamala Harris Struggles In Home State  (Cable One)

Oct 05, 2019: 

Why Kamala Harris is Flailing with California Voters  (The San Diego Union-Tribune)

Oct 04, 2019: 

There's Little California Love as Kamala Harris Struggles in Home State  (NW Cable)

Oct 04, 2019: 

Why Kamala Harris is Flailing with California Voters  (Los Angeles Times)

Oct 03, 2019: 

For Beer or Sparkling Wine, Stop Trying to Pour Away from the Foam  (San Francisco Chronicle)

Oct 02, 2019: 

Cynthia Telles and Kaiser Permanente Host Discussion on Solutions for Homelessness  (Yahoo News)

Oct 02, 2019: 

Cynthia Telles and Kaiser Permanente Host Discussion on Solutions for Homelessness  (96.9 The Bull)

Oct 02, 2019: 

Cynthia Telles and Kaiser Permanente Host Discussion on Solutions for Homelessness  (Buffalo News)

Oct 02, 2019: 

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies For Kindle  (24 Brasil)

Oct 01, 2019: 

Collection from Celebrated American Author John Steinbeck Offered Through Heritage Auctions  (Art Daily)

Oct 01, 2019: 

Family of Betty Reid Soskin Seeks Donations for Her Recovery  (KCBS Radio)

Oct 01, 2019: 

The Nature of Things Speaker Series Featuring Obi Kaufmann  (American River Messenger)