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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

  • Resilient members covering news, covered by media
    Fire coverage and the posting of crucial community information continues, though the staff of the Malibu Times is still evacuated with the rest of the beach town amid the Woolsey Fire. …
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  • Lifetime honors for Jerry Bean
    Jerry Bean
    Gerald A. “Jerry” Bean is this year’s recipient of the California Press Foundation’s Philip N. McCombs Achievement Award. Bean has been in the newspaper business since 1957. …
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  • CNPA’s free legal seminars continue
    Nikki Moore will present the “Rights and Risks” workshop at these CNPA-member offices in coming weeks: Voice of OC, Santa Ana: 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19Black Voice News, Riverside: 1:30 p.m. …
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  • Erik Cushman is Executive of the Year
    Erik Cushman
    The California Press Foundation has named Erik Cushman, publisher of Monterey County Weekly, the recipient of its 2018 Justus F. Craemer Newspaper Executive of the Year award. The award’s …
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  • CNPA’s free legal seminars continue
    Nikki Moore
    Nikki Moore will present the “Rights and Risks” workshop at these CNPA-member offices in coming weeks: Visalia Times-Delta, 1:30 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 8 Monterey County Weekly, …
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  • Members united in defense of a free press
    Ron Hasse From The President
    On Thursday, Aug. 16, more than 350 news publications across the country joined in a united voice to support the rights afforded to us as journalists in the First Amendment. From Idyllwild to …
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  • Discounts for Bob Woodward’s Nov. 27 talk
    On Nov. 27 in Los Angeles, The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward will take part in a moderated conversation followed by questions from the audience. Woodward, author of the recent book …
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  • SPJ NorCal winners named
    Among the contest winners in SPJ NorCal’s 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards are staffers from these CNPA-member newsrooms: CALmatters, Mercury News/East Bay Times, Metro Silicon Valley and …
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  • Melissa Murphy to editor at Santa Cruz Sentinel
    Melissa Murphy
    Melissa Murphy will become editor of the Santa Cruz Sentinel next week, said Jim Gleim, publisher of Digital First Media’s NorCal Community Newspapers. Murphy has been managing editor of The …
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  • YubaNet is CNPA Digital News applicant
    YubaNet.com has applied for Digital News Media membership in CNPA. Susan Levitz is publisher and Pascale Fusshoeller is digital editor of the Nevada City-based company, founded in 1999. Until …
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  • Mark Twain Award to David Lamb
    David Lamb
    The California Press Foundation will present its 2018 Mark Twain Award for Journalism Excellence to the family of David Lamb. Lamb (1941-2016) was a longtime Los Angeles Times foreign and national …
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  • Pros on program for college conference
    JACC Logo
    Pro speakers on the program this Saturday at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges’ NorCal Conference include: Clifford Oto, photographer, The Record, Stockton Don Blount, editor, …
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  • National college awards listed
    Among the winners of the Associated Collegiate Press National Pacemaker Awards named last week in Louisville were CNPA Members El Don, Santa Ana College; and The Orion, CSU Chico. View all winners.…
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  • EPPY awards for CNPA Members
    Among the winners of the 2018 EPPY Awards, administered by Editor & Publisher to honor the best digital media websites, were the Mercury News/East Bay Times and CALMatters.…
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  • Kid Scoop wins education award
    Kid Scoop Golf Cover
    A project created by the Kid Scoop creative team for the United States Golf Association Museum won a 2018 ISHY for excellence in educational programming. The ISHY Awards program was established by …
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  • Davis Taylor adds Napa oversight
    Davis Taylor
    Davis Taylor, group publisher of Hanford-based Lee Central California Newspapers, adds its Napa-based group to his oversight, The Napa Valley Register reports. Taylor had been interim publisher in …
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  • Tim Grieve to leave McClatchy
    Tim Grieve, McClatchy’s VP/News since 2016, will depart following the midterm elections. McClatchy’s four regional editors will now report directly to President and CEO Craig Forman.…
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  • Frank McCulloch, James Joseph Ayers to California Newspaper Hall of Fame
    Frank McCulloch
    The California Press Foundation will induct Frank McCulloch and James Joseph Ayers into the California Newspaper Hall of Fame this Dec. 7. McCulloch (1920-2018) was a former reporter and editor at …
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  • Caring for our readers
    Ed Henninger
    Editor Jerry Bellune and I go w-a-y back. We’ve known each other since the mid-1990s, when we worked together to breathe new life into a group of newspapers in New Jersey. Jerry regularly …
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  • Rob Galloway adds oversight
    Rob Galloway
    Rob Galloway, publisher of the Tahoe Tribune, adds oversight of the Record-Courier in Minden-Garderville, NV. Both are Swift Communications properties.…
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