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Serial story ‘Opal & the Secret Code’

Author Janie Lancaster has created a low-cost, educational project of historical significance for the deaf community (an underserved population) and deaf children who attend your school system with limited communication in sign language. Lancaster’s nine-installment serial is based on a true story with lesson plans, sign Language graphics, pictures and historical information.

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When you participate in the Inland Press Association's Newspaper Industry Compensation Survey (NICS), you're able to access results that provide reliable, up-to-date salary, benefits and incentives information.

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Public Notice California

Public Notice California is a compilation of public notices published throughout the state of California. You will find notices from throughout California 24 hours a day, seven days a week about foreclosures, hearings, advertisements for bids, financial reports, ordinances and information about other government, business and judicial activities that are legally required to be published.

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Use house ads to promote public notices

The News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) offers several house ads you can download to promote public-notice advertising in newspapers.

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The only press release service operated by the press for the press. PR MediaRelease is a service of the California News Publishers Association.

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Association News

  • Get your contest entries in order…
    It’s time to choose your best work to enter in CNPA’s 2017 California Journalism Awards (formerly the Better Newspapers Contest). Entry packages will be in the mail this week. For those eager to get …
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  • Cheryl Brown honored for life achievement
    Cheryl Brown
    The California Press Foundation has named Cheryl Brown the 2017 recipient of the Philip N. McCombs Achievement Award. The award honors distinguished publishers who are no longer fully active in the …
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  • James Tucker, Joe Rosato Sr. honored at Fresno State
    Among the honorees Nov. 9 at an alumni Hall of Fame induction reception at CSU Fresno were journalism professor emeritus James Tucker, a CNPA-honored ; and Joe Rosato Sr., one of the “Fresno Bee …
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  • Is your ‘designer’ a designer?
    Ed Heninger Column 11 14 2017
    During a recent phone conversation with a publisher, she told me: “We have a designer who does that.” I had seen her paper. She doesn’t have a designer. What she has is a person who assembles pages. …
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  • Joe Nation joins Cal Press program
    Joe Nation
    Former state Assemblyman Joe Nation will be the keynote speaker on Thursday evening, Nov. 30 at the California Press Foundation’s 140th Annual Winter Meeting in San Francisco. Nation, an assemblyman …
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  • Ethnic-media organization closing
    New America Media
    New America Media and its parent organization, Pacific News Service, announced last week that they would cease operations at the end of November. The news service, launched in 1970, and the …
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  • Jeff Johnson is E&P Publisher of the Year
    Jeff Johnson
    The San Francisco Chronicle’s Jeff Johnson is Editor & Publisher’s 2017 Publisher of the Year. His interview in the November issue outlines the continuing transformation of a 152-year-old …
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  • Read Fall issue of California Publisher
    California Publisher Fall 2017
    The Fall issue of California Publisher, CNPA’s official newspaper, includes a profile of Rob Galloway, publisher of the Tahoe Daily Tribune, an excerpt form the “What’s the Big Idea?” report, and …
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  • Rules are Executives of the Year
    Jim and Lisa Rule
    The California Press Foundation has selected Jim and Lisa Rule as the 2017 Justus F. Craemer Newspaper Executives of the Year. The Rules own and operate Acorn Newspapers in Los Angeles and Ventura …
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  • Ken Riddick to publisher in Fresno, San Luis Obispo, Merced
    Ken Riddick
    Ken Riddick, publisher and president at McClatchy’s Modesto Bee, is the new top executive at The Fresno Bee, The Tribune in San Luis Obispo and the Merced Sun-Star, The Business Journal in …
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