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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Grover, Kristi Yamaguchi At The Ballroom for IICF

Grover, Kristi Yamaguchi At The Ballroom for IICF

Over it’s long, rich and storied existence, The Julia Morgan Ballroom has been extremely proud to host many political leaders, television and film stars, award winning musicians, world class athletes, and philanthropic organizations. At last night’s Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s 21st Annual Western Division Benefit Dinner, the IICF brought in a very special guest, Sesame […]

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Pat Harrison, Joy Behar attend Women & Girls Lead Event

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Pat Harrison, Joy Behar attend Women & Girls Lead Event

On May 12, 2014, the Julia Morgan Ballroom played host to Women & Girls Lead where notable attendees Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Pat Harrison, Joy Bauer, Sheryl WuDunn, Nicholas Kristoff, Megan Smith, and Becca Stevens addressed the crown of 200+. Women and Girls Lead is spearheaded by the Independent Television Service [ITVS] and its Global Perspectives […]

IGS National Advisory Council’s Annual Salon Dinner

IGS National Advisory Council’s Annual Salon Dinner

On May 6, 2014, the Julia Morgan Ballroom held the IGS National Advisory Council’s annual Salon Dinner. Mark Shields, syndicated columnist with the Washington Post and a political analyst on the PBS’ NewsHour, presented the keynote talk. Willie L. Brown, Jr. was presented the Darius & Sarah Anderson Distinguished Service Award and Tom Torlakson was […]

Elon Musk and Lenovo chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing

Elon Musk and Lenovo chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing

Elon Musk and Lenovo chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing were feted this week in San Francisco along with innovators in a broad range of tech fields at the annual Edison Awards gala. The black-tie awards reception held at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in the historic Merchants Exchange Building put a capper on a two-day slate […]