CNPA Bulletin

We do make a great audience...

Posted on 2/22/2017
Newspaper owners, publishers and editors — of the executive, city and opinion stripe — all gave up at least a morning to join the audience that awaited the legislative leadership at last week’s CNPA Governmental Affairs Day.

Two new members approved

Posted on 2/22/2017
The CNPA Board of Directors at its Feb. 16 meeting approved two applications for membership.

Sunshine Week is March 12-18

Posted on 2/22/2017
Sunshine Week, March 12-18, is a good time to remind readers about freedom of information, open government and civic awareness.

Janis Weinberger, 90

Posted on 2/22/2017
Janis McMaken Weinberger, co-owner of the Claremont Courier newspaper with the late Martin Weinberger, 1998 CNPA president, died Feb. 2, 2017, the newspaper reported. She was 90.

Steve Buttry, 62

Posted on 2/22/2017
Steve Buttry, a a teacher, editor and journalist, died Feb. 19, 2017, of pancreatic cancer. He was 62.

Inventory your community coverage

Posted on 2/22/2017
It’s standard procedure at newspapers to chronicle the year. Headlines typically include the passing of noteworthy individuals; the success, or maybe failure, of a civic project; milestones in sports achievements, election results or key community be

Feb. 24 webinar covers negotiating

Posted on 2/22/2017
Along with Inland Press Association webinars, CNPA members can join webinars offered by Online Media Campus, Inland Press Association and Local Media Association at discounted rates. Here’s what’s coming up:

For salary data later, join NICS today

Posted on 2/22/2017
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.

CNPA discount for Local Search conference next week in San Diego

Posted on 2/22/2017
The Local Search Association (LSA) is a not-for-profit industry association of media companies, agencies and technology providers who help businesses market to local consumers. LSA has about 300 members in 20 countries.

Last call for email webinar

Posted on 2/22/2017
You may be overlooking a potential local profit center: email blasts.

Ad Contest deadline is Friday

Posted on 2/22/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest is this Friday, Feb. 24.

Attorney General to keynote 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day

Posted on 2/14/2017
Attorney Gen. Xavier Becerra will be the keynote speaker Wednesday at the 20th annual Government Affairs Day in Sacramento Convention Center. Registration closed Monday evening.

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Legislative Bulletin

Legislature has little appetite for law enforcement reform

Posted on 2/26/2017
CNPA, along with the ACLU and others, hoped to make a second go at reforming California’s clamped confidentiality laws with respect to police officer personnel records. Unfortunately, the Legislature was not ultimately committed to tackling this toug

Public notices under attack

Posted on 2/26/2017
Among the 2,495 bills introduced in the Senate and Assembly before last Friday’s deadline are four bills that would eliminate public notice advertising for the self-storage industry, the state controller, the Golden Gate bridge district and county tr

Reverse-CPRA bill introduced with several court cases pending

Posted on 2/26/2017
SB 657 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), has been introduced in an attempt to address the problem of reverse-CPRA actions, where a third party implicated in a public records request seeks to restrain an agency from disclosing information t

Bill threatening public notices to be introduced next week

Posted on 2/11/2017
Public notices required to be published under the Revenue and Taxation Code in a newspaper of general circulation are under siege.

Last call for Governmental Affairs Day

Posted on 2/11/2017
Support CNPA’s efforts to advance and protect newspaper interests by attending CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Don’t miss the chance to meet and interact with California’s legisla

Call for examples of CPRA delays

Posted on 1/28/2017
CNPA needs compelling evidence from members.

Legislative issues of 2017 emerge; more to come

Posted on 1/28/2017
As the first year of the new California legislature’s biennial session begins, a few hundred bills have come down the pike, hinting at the lawmakers’ agenda. CNPA staff has flagged some of these bills as having a potential to impact the newspaper ind

Governmental Affairs Day program needs you

Posted on 1/28/2017
Support CNPA’s Government Affairs’ efforts to advance and protect newspaper interests by attending CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Don’t miss the chance to meet and interact with

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