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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. “We’re still evacuated and will put out the paper once we’re allowed back in to Malibu,” Publisher Arnold York emailed CNPA on Tuesday morning.…

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Lifetime honors for 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. He got involved in the weekly newspaper business when he was in the ninth grade. “I called on the publisher and informed her — in my usual diplomatic…

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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. Tuesday, Nov. 27SF Weekly: 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 CNPA members from nearby shops are invited to join in. Just RSVP with Nikki Moore.…

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Erik Cushman is Executive of the Year

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 recipients are publishers, editors-in-chief and equivalents who have involved themselves in the directions of the editorial and news side of their newspapers by showing exceptional editorial…

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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: Visalia Times-Delta, 1:30 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 8 Monterey County Weekly, Seaside, 2 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 9 Eureka Times-Standard, 1 p.m. next Monday, Nov. 12 Record-Searchlight, Redding, 1 p.m. next Tuesday, Nov. 13 Voice of OC, Santa Ana…

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Members united in defense of a free press

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 Sacramento, from the inland valleys to our coastal cities, CNPA members joined fellow media organizations by contributing thoughtful opinions clearly defending our…

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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 confirmation by the CNPA Board of Directors on Feb. 4, YubaNet is a provisional member of CNPA and is eligible for all the benefits of a…

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Mark Twain Award to 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 correspondent who enjoyed the nomadic life, absorbed what he witnessed, made “friends not sources,” as one editor put it, and wrote masterfully — even…

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Kid Scoop wins education award

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 the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA) to provide recognition for excellence in publications by all member sports museums, halls of fame or sports…

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Frank McCulloch, James Joseph Ayers to California Newspaper Hall of Fame

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 newspapers in San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles and Reno, and a heralded war correspondent for Time magazine. He was a formidable editor and a…

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