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PressPass - November, 2014

Los Angeles Area:

WHEN: Sunday, November 23, 2014, 4:30 pm
WHAT: Honoring Quincy Jones and Nancy O’Dell at the “Oscars” of Entertainment Journalism
WHO: Quincy Jones, Tina Sinatra, Nancy O’Dell and Comedian Alonzo Bodden
WHERE: Famed Crystal Ballroom, Historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071
CONTACT: Los Angeles Press Club, 323-669-8081
SOURCE: http://lapressclub.org/

WHEN: Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 12:00 pm
WHAT: The Future of Japan
WHO: His Excellency Ichiro Fujisaki, President, America-Japan Society, Inc.
WHERE: The Intercontinental Hotel, 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067
CONTACT: Michele Dilworth, 415-293-4600, mdilworth@worldaffairs.org
SOURCE: http://www.lawac.org/Default.aspx?tabid=103&eventid=30248
 

San Francisco Bay Area:
 

WHEN: Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:00 pm
WHAT: Dance of the Maize God: a Film Screening and Panel Discussion about Illicit Antiquities Trading in the Maya Region
WHO: David Lebrun, filmmaker; Matthew Robb, Curator of de Young Museum and Carla Shapreau, faculty, Boalt Law School
WHERE: 145 Dwinelle Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720
CONTACT: bryan.cockrell@berkeley.edu
SOURCE: http://events.berkeley.edu/?event_ID=84038&date=2014-11-24&tab=all_events
 

WHEN: Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:00 pm
WHAT: Undocumented and Uninsured
WHO: John Gressman, President and CEO, San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium; Scott Hauge, President and Owner, CAL Insurance & Associates, Inc., Co-Founder and Vice-Founder and Vice Chairman, Clinic by the Bay; Laurel Lucia, Associate Policy Specialist, UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education; Jirayut New Latthivongskorn, Co-founder, Pre-Health Dreamers; and Daniel Weintraub, Editor in Chief and Project Director, The California Health Report
WHERE: The Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
CONTACT: Riki Rafner, 415-597-6712, rrafner@comonwealthclub.org
SOURCE: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2014-11-24/undocumented-and-uninsured

WHEN: Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 6:00 pm
WHAT: Carbon Shock – A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of the Disrupted Global Economy
WHO: Mark Schapiro, Author; Former Senior Correspondent, Center for Investigative Reporting; Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
WHERE: The Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
CONTACT: Riki Rafner, 415-597-6712, rrafner@comonwealthclub.org
SOURCE: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2014-11-25/mark-schapiro-carbon-shock-%E2%80%93-tale-risk-and-calculus-front-lines-disrupted-global-e