Getting 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 raised eyebrows during his appearance at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco Wednesday night, when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism.
Former President Jimmy Carter came to San Francisco Sunday for a Commonwealth Club conversation about the challenges facing the U.S. as a world superpower.
She talked about everything from affirmative action to her family background, but would not comment on same sex marriage.
The 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.
Speaking at the Commonwealth Club, Dr. John York said the league hopes to have new technology in place by the beginning of next year.
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 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 Hillary Rodham Clinton said technology companies are instrumental to the Obama Administration’s goals for promoting peace and prosperity abroad.