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CNPA will be closed most of next week

The CNPA offices will close for the holiday break at noon on Monday, Dec. 24 and reopen bright and early on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Please accept our best wishes for a joyful, restful holiday and a safe and prosperous New Year.

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Mike Wolcott to succeed Editor David Little in Chico

Mike Wolcott will become editor of Digital First Media’s Chico Enterprise-Record and Oroville Mercury-Register on Jan. 1, said NorCal Community Media Publisher Jim Gleim, who is also E-R publisher. For four years, Wolcott has overseen the NorCal Design Center at The E-R, which produces the...

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Doug Ernst, 64

Doug Ernst, former editor of the Napa Valley Register and publisher of the St. Helena Star and The Weekly Calistogan, died Dec. 11, 2018, after a short battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), The Register reported. He was 64. Ernst served a total of 33...

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Diane Lopez, 62

Diane Lopez, a Tracy Press staff member for 34 years, died Dec. 13, 2018, at her home in Manteca, the newspaper reports. She was 62 and had battled cancer. Lopez, with the paper from 1982 to 2015, had been classified advertising manager, general advertising account...

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Peg Haapa, 101

Mary “Peg” Haapa, co-founder and publisher of the old Newport Harbor Ensign in Newport Beach, died Nov. 8, 2018, in Windsor, The Orange County Register reports. She was 101. Haapa and husband Arvo “Hop” Haapa founded the weekly newspaper in 1948 and oversaw its operations...

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Reminder: Know these new laws?

New laws dealing with freedom of information, industrial relations, advertising and privacy are included in the session recap compiled recently by CNPA’s legislative staff. Please review and share with your company’s staff. Meanwhile, your CNPA advocacy team is on the case again, reviewing the reams...

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Sponsors highlighted for Feb. 4-6 Capital Conference in Sacramento

These sponsors have confirmed their support for the CNPA Capital Conference, to be held Feb. 4-6, 2019, at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel in Sacramento: Host Southern California News Group Sonoma Media Investments Voice Media Ventures Embarcadero Media Exhibitor Interlink Industry Wells Fargo United Domestic...

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Get your digital contest entries ready

The California Journalism Awards features a separate Digital Contest this year for the first time. With 22 categories ranging from General Excellence to Video Journalism, the Digital Contest will recognize the unique capabilities of online publishing. CNPA Digital News Media members will compete against newspaper...

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Newscycle acquires Marketing G2

Marketing G2, a CNPA Allied Member, is now part of Newscycle Solutions. The acquisition closed on Dec. 3. Terms were not disclosed. Marketing G2 develops digital tools for online subscriptions, customer engagement, data discovery and audience lifecycle management. Newscycle Solutions is a leading provider of...

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American Canyon Eagle closes

The weekly American Canyon Eagle reported last week that it would end its Thursday print publication. American Canyon is a city between Napa and Vallejo. “We started the Eagle during a time when American Canyon was forecast to boom economically and our strategy was to...

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