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Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) September 15, 2017 - Over 45,000 people with psychiatric or developmental disabilities died while living at a California state hospital or developmental center between the 1880’s and 1960’s. Many were buried anonymously in unmarked or mass graves and did not receive recognition or acknowledgment as human beings, in life or in death. Read more
San Diego,California (PR MediaRelease) August 28, 2017 - Today, the National Federation of the Blind and two blind individuals who receive Social Security benefits filed a federal lawsuit against the Social Security Administration (SSA) for its failure to make its Visitor Intake Processing touchscreen kiosks accessible to its blind visitors. Read more
Santa Monica,California (PR MediaRelease) May 20, 2017 – Winners of the 2016 CNPA Better Newspapers Contest were announced today to conclude the CNPA Press Summit in Santa Monica. Entrants submitted content that had been published in 2016. The Better Newspapers Contest drew 2,668 entries in 39 categories and eight circulation divisions. Read more
Santa Monica,California (PR MediaRelease) May 20, 2017 - The 2017 CNPA Freedom of Information Award was presented today to two winners who worked together to achieve a significant victory for public access to police records: Thadeus Greenson, editor of the North Coast Journal in Arcata, and Paul Nicholas Boylan, a Davis-based media law attorney. Read more
Santa Monica,California (PR MediaRelease) May 18, 2017 - Members of the California Newspaper Publishers Association (CNPA), meeting at the organization’s annual summit at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, today elected Palo Alto Weekly Publisher William S. “Bill” Johnson as 2017-18 president of the 129-year-old organization. Read more
Santa Monica,California (PR MediaRelease) May 16, 2017 - Former Secretary of Defense and White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta is scheduled to speak to delegates to the 2017 CNPA Press Summit at 1 p.m. Friday, May 19 in the Arcadia Ballroom, 5th floor, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Read more
Santa Monica,California (PR MediaRelease) May 16, 2017 - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is scheduled to speak to delegates to the 2017 CNPA Press Summit at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 18 in the Arcadia Ballroom, 5th floor, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Read more