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CNPA vote covers bylaws, elections

CNPA Active Members will vote this month on proposed amendments to the CNPA Bylaws along with the annual election of CNPA officers and directors. The CNPA Board of Directors has approved a proposal...

North Coast Journal sold

Melissa Sanderson is now owner, publisher and president of The North Coast Journal Inc. in Eureka, publisher of the weekly North Coast Journal, the newspaper reports. Sanderson...

Salute: Bay Area Reporter is 50

"The B.A.R. remains an important institution for the LGBTQ community here, and with our sister publications in other cities, we are part of an important...

New editors at Examiner, SF Weekly

Carly Schwartz in May becomes editor in chief at Clint Reilly Communications' San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly and The Nob Hill Gazette, The Examiner reports. Schwartz had been editor in chief...

In Memoriam: Norma Kostecka, 58

Norma Kostecka, publisher of Sonoma Media Investments' North Bay Business Journal, died March 31, 2021, the Business Journal reports. She was 58 and had breast cancer. Kostecka had been...

This many and counting…

Of all the momentous occasions documented in CNPA-Member newspapers, here are three: Mountain Democrat is 170 "An 'entity' that holds true to its purpose and legacy of being...

Bowman to M.E. at Ventura Star

Chris Bowman is now managing editor at Gannett's Ventura County Star, the newspaper reports. Bowman is a former environmental reporter at The Sacramento Bee and previously reported for The Press-Enterprise in Riverside...

Shining a light…

National Sunshine Week (March 14-20) gave CNPA Members a chance to share with readers how and why journalists ask questions, request records, and obtain and...

Talkov Law is Allied applicant

Talkov Law Corp. has applied for Allied membership in CNPA. Allied Members provide goods and services to the state's news industry. Attorney Scott Talkov is president of...

In Memoriam: Bob Ingle, 81

Bob Ingle, a former executive editor at the San Jose Mercury News who is credited with launching the online delivery of news, died March 16, 2021, at his Saratoga...

El Popular is CNPA applicant

El Popular has applied for Active membership in CNPA. George Camacho is publisher of the Bakersfield-based weekly broadsheet, circulation 23,100. It was founded in 1983. Until confirmation...

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