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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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Data / Research

For salary data, join NICS today

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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Member Services

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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News

  • Let’s go far … together
    Paulette Brown Hinds From The President
    From the Summer issue of California Publisher “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” I have been thinking quite a bit about the meaning of this proverb as …
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  • Two McClatchy papers to cut frequency
    The Modesto Bee and The Tribune in San Luis Obispo will convert their Saturday and Sunday products to a single weekend edition starting in November, Publisher Tim Ritchey said in a note to readers. …
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  • Moves elsewhere…
    Kim Fowler moves from publisher of the Del Norte Triplicate in Crescent City to general manager of GateHouse Media’s Ames (Iowa) Tribune. … Belinda Mills, former publisher of the …
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  • Cal Press wants to fund your intern
    Owen Yancher
    News editors and publishers with an interest in grant-funded interns in 2020: The application deadline is Nov. 22 for the California Press Foundation’s internship grants program. The program …
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  • WEHOville is Digital News applicant
    West Hollywood-based WEHOville has applied to be a Digital News Member of CNPA. Hank Scott is publisher of the company, which was founded in 2012. “WEHOville has two primary goals,” its …
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  • Free stuff: Digital safety kit
    The Committee to Protect Journalists has released a revised digital safety kit for journalists. The brief informational outline shares practical advice to help journalists navigate digital threats …
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  • Steven Nixon to NAM president
    Steven Nixon
    Steven R. Nixon, executive director of the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association, was elected president of Newspaper Association Managers (NAM) during the group’s 96th annual summer …
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  • Chino’s champion
    Allen McCombs And Will Fleet
    Own and operate newspapers for 60 years and you’ll earn a reputation.Stick around until you’re 90 and the recognition will keep finding its way to you. All you’ve got to do then is …
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  • GateHouse, Gannett set to merge
    GateHouse Media owner New Media Investment Group will acquire The Gannett Co. for a combination of cash and stock. The deal is worth around $1.38 billion and is partly financed with new …
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  • The Union Democrat sold
    Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers in July acquired The Union Democrat in Sonora, Tuolumne County, the newspaper reported. The new owner is one of several companies with different investors that …
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  • Southland Publishing sold
    Arizona-based Times Media Group has acquired Southland Publishing, publisher of former CNPA Members L.A. Downtown News, Pasadena Weekly, The Argonaut, VC Reporter and San Diego City Beat, according …
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  • Want more classified insights?
    You might have missed Janet DeGeorge’s “Classified Rescue” webinar hosted by Online Media Campus and offered FREE June 6 thanks to the California Press Foundation. To view the …
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  • Peggy Pietrowicz is Sonora publisher
    Peggy Pietrowicz
    Peggy Pietrowicz is now publisher of The Union Democrat in Sonora, the just-sold newspaper reports. Peggy Pietrowicz Pietrowicz, advertising director since early 2018, first joined the newspaper in …
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  • Jennifer Upshaw Swartz to managing editor at Marin Independent Journal
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    Jennifer Upshaw Swartz is now managing editor of MediaNews Group’s Marin Independent Journal in San Rafael, the newspaper reported. Jennifer Upshaw Swartz Swartz, a University of Oregon and …
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  • California Publisher: In print (and digital) since back in 1922
    California Publisher Spring 2019
    With work commencing on production of the Summer issue of California Publisher, we thought it timely to remind members of the quarterly’s digital edition. If you’re a newer reader, you …
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  • Judge orders Bryan Carmody warrant unsealed
    Superior Court Judge Rochelle East on July 18 quashed a warrant issued March 1 that targeted freelance videographer Bryan Carmody’s cellphone data. The judge said the San Francisco Police …
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  • Melissa Diaz Hernandez to editor in Idyllwild
    Melissa Diaz Hernandez
    Melissa Diaz Hernandez is the new editor of the Idyllwild Town Crier, Co-Publisher Becky Clark reports. The new editor is a former editor at the Valley Chronicle in Hemet. Melissa Diaz Hernandez …
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  • Larry Wakefield, 82
    Larry Wakefield, former general manager of The Record Searchlight in Redding, died July 11, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, the newspaper reported. He was 82. Wakefield joined the newspaper in 1980 as …
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  • Stephen Laxineta
    Stephen Laxineta, 2002 CNPA President, died July 19, 2019. Laxineta was the former president and CEO of The Beach Reporter in Manhattan Beach. “While Steve was a valued colleague, business …
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  • Vanessa Henderson is new executive assistant, events director
    Vanessa Henderson
    Vanessa Henderson has joined the CNPA Services Inc. team as Executive Assistant and Director of Events. Vanessa Henderson Henderson, a California State University, Sacramento alum, earned her …
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