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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

  • Contest deadline in six days
    California Journalism Awards 600x396
    Time is running out to gather your best work from 2018 for the California Journalism Awards. Deadline for entries in the Print, Digital and Campus contests is Monday, Jan. 28. The new Digital contest …
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  • Help us Feb. 5-6 in Sacramento…
    State Capitol, Photo by Tom Myers CNPA has, for the first time, combined the Legislative Conference (formerly CNPA Governmental Affairs Day) with the Industry Summit, Feb. 5-6 at the Kimpton Sawyer …
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  • Register by this Friday for CNPA Capital Conference
    Capital Conference Vertical
    Regular registration closes this Friday for the CNPA Capital Conference. Registration is per person and includes all food and beverage for the Legislative Forum and Reception on Tuesday, Feb. 5 as …
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  • Los Feliz Ledger is CNPA applicant
    Los Feliz Ledger has applied for membership in CNPA. Allison B. Cohen is publisher of the monthly Ledger, which was founded in 2005 and is called “A Great Big, Small-Town Newspaper.” Los …
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  • Kaweah Commonwealth is CNPA applicant
    The Kaweah Commonwealth has applied for membership in CNPA. John Elliott is publisher of the weekly Commonwealth, which was founded in 2000 and covers Three Rivers in eastern Tulare County, Sequoia …
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  • 7 newsrooms to get reporting support
    Among the CNPA-member organizations securing Report for America support for 2019 are CALmatters, The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, The Fresno Bee, The Mercury News, The Modesto Bee, The Sacramento Bee …
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  • Trials by fire stoke optimism for 2019
    Ron Hasse From The President
    From the Winter 2019 issue of California Publisher Even on the best days, journalism is a tough business. We pursue difficult investigations, hold those in power accountable, and report the facts …
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  • Science reporting seminar March 18 in Fresno
    The Fresno State Institute for Media and Public Trust will hold a seminar on science and environmental reporting on the afternoon of March 18 at Fresno State. The keynote speaker will be Pulitzer …
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  • Free stuff: Open Government Guide
    The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has released a new edition of its Open Government Guide covering open government law and practice in each of the 50 states and the District of …
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  • Webinars free for CNPA Members
    Admission to Online Media Campus webinars is free in 2019 for anyone at a CNPA-member organization, thanks to grant support from the California Press Foundation. Online Media Campus provides webinar …
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  • Gannett’s Stewart, L.A. Times’ Pearlstine to keynote Capital Conference on Feb. 6
    Stewart Mizell
    Mizell Stewart III, senior director of Talent, Partnerships and News Strategy for Gannett and the USA TODAY Network, will provide the breakfast keynote address on Day 2 of the CNPA Capital …
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  • Did someone say beer?
    Dean Eckenroth Summit
    By Dean Eckenroth, 2015 CNPA president Dean Eckenroth at the 2017 CNPA Summit. A number of years ago, I suggested Hot Ideas & Cold Beer as an opportunity for us to get together, enjoy a beer and …
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  • California Journalism Awards deadline in two weeks
    California Journalism Awards 600x396
    With the deadline fast approaching, it’s time to gather your best work from 2018 for the California Journalism Awards. Deadline for entries is Monday, Jan. 28. That’s in two weeks. Entry …
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  • Digital First Media goes with Tecnavia
    Tecnavia, a CNPA Allied Member, will supply Digital First Media’s 27 publications with its NewsMemory eEdition services. “We are very excited DFM selected Tecnavia’s NewsMemory …
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  • Science reporting seminar March 18 in Fresno
    The Fresno State Institute for Media and Public Trust will hold a seminar on science and environmental reporting on the afternoon of March 18 at Fresno State. The keynote speaker will be Pulitzer …
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  • Free webinar Jan. 22 on rural hospitals
    In the past decade, nearly 100 rural hospitals have closed in the United States, cutting off easy access to emergency rooms and specialists in many communities. Texas alone has lost 20 rural …
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  • California offers tax credits for companies adding FTEs
    The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is now accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC). There are $75 million in tax credits available …
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  • Claudia Smith-Hill, 97
    Claudia Smith-Hill, former editor of the weekly Willits News in Mendocino County, died Dec. 19, 2018, the newspaper reported. She was 97. Claudia started at the newspaper as a clerk and social …
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  • Contest deadline in three weeks
    California Journalism Awards Gala Ad
    With the deadline fast approaching, it’s time to gather your best work from 2018 for the California Journalism Awards. Deadline for entries is Monday, Jan. 28. Entry packages for Print and …
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  • Four confirmed for internship grants
    Four students have been confirmed for California Press Foundation internship grants in 2019. A panel of three Foundation reviewers selected them from 10 applicants. The students, who demonstrated an …
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