Y Combinator Head Jumps Into Presidential Political DebateSam Altman not only leads one of the most influential startup incubators in the Silicon Valley, but also has his eye on Washington and the first 100 days of the Trump Administration.
Jump On Tomorrow: Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Release, Cell Phone Kill Switch VoteGetting a jump on tomorrow: After spending eight years in a Chinese prison for “inciting subversion of state power,” Gao Zhisheng will finally be a free man.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Compares Homosexuality To Alcoholism In San Francisco AppearanceTexas Gov. Rick Perry raised eyebrows during his appearance at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco Wednesday night, when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism.
President Carter Speaks At Commonwealth Club In San FranciscoFormer President Jimmy Carter came to San Francisco Sunday for a Commonwealth Club conversation about the challenges facing the U.S. as a world superpower.
Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Makes Rare San Francisco AppearanceShe talked about everything from affirmative action to her family background, but would not comment on same sex marriage.
Fmr. Justice O’Connor Speaks In SF, Doesn’t Regret 2000 Election VoteThe U.S. Supreme Court justice who cast the swing vote that gave the 2000 presidential election to George W. Bush said during a speech in San Francisco on Monday that she has no regrets.
SF 49ers Co-Owner Lauds New Technology Aimed At Limiting ConcussionsSpeaking at the Commonwealth Club, Dr. John York said the league hopes to have new technology in place by the beginning of next year.
Nancy Pelosi Marks 25 Years Representing San Francisco In Congress House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke about her 25 years representing San Francisco in Congress, including her time as Speaker of the House, at the Commonwealth Club on Tuesday.
Treasury Secretary In SF Speech: 'Terrible Things' Were Done To Fix EconomyTreasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was in San Francisco Thursday to talk about the Obama Administration’s economic achievements both in the United States and abroad.
Secretary Of State Clinton Says Silicon Valley Key To US Foreign PolicySecretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said technology companies are instrumental to the Obama Administration's goals for promoting peace and prosperity abroad.