Food Activist Raj Patel at The Commonwealth Club Where: Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor When: Tuesday, June 12 at 6 PM (Can't make it? Head down to Palo Alto on the 14th where the Cubberly Theater will host the same talk at 7 PM) Cost: $12 for Commonwealth Club Members ... More >>
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