Al Gore’s lecture? Sold out. John Kerry’s? Nope.

gore.jpgThe headline says it all: No tickets remain for former vice president and 2000 Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore‘s lecture at 8 p.m. tomorrow in San Francisco’s Nob Hill Masonic Center, presented by City Arts and Lectures and the California Academy of Sciences.

kerry.jpgBut you can still score a seat to see 2004 Democratic presidential nominee U.S. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Teresa Heinz Kerry at 8 p.m. Thursday in San Francisco’s Herbst Theater, another City Arts and Lectures program; tickets cost $19 and are available here. They’ll be talking about their book, “This Moment on Earth: Today’s New Environmentalists and Their Vision for the Future,” which is based on their meetings with America’s environmental-protection leaders. Sure, it’s not an Oscar-winning PowerPoint presentation, but…

Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.