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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

  • Contest details in your mailbox
    Check your mail for the 2017 California Journalism Awards entry packages sent last week. If you didn’t receive your package, the information is available online: Deadline for entries is 11:59 p.m. …
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  • Mark Twain Award to Ben Bagdikian
    Ben Bagdikian
    The California Press Foundation’s 2017 Mark Twain Award for Journalistic Excellence in California will go to the late Ben H. Bagdikian. This statewide honor goes to those from the writerly world: …
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  • Discounts for Mega-Conference in February in San Diego
    The Key Executives Mega-Conference will be held Feb. 26-28, 2018, in San Diego. An with four tracks provides two dozen options to choose from during breakout sessions. The four tracks cover …
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  • Holiday closures at CNPA
    The CNPA office will be closed this Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. We’ll be back and bright on Monday. Best wishes for a safe and filling holiday.…
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  • 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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