SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California governor pitches robust budget as revenues surge

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. General Budget California governor pitches revenues surge Sacramento TodayNewsJerry Brown proposed a $137.6

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif | Giant California teacher pension system targets gun sellers

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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Continue reading WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif | Giant California teacher pension system targets gun sellers at STL.News.

SAVRAMENTO, Calif | CORRECTS: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Judge tosses California law allowing terminally ill to take life-ending drugs

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AP) — CORRECTS: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Corrects APNewsAlert that misspelled Sacramento. Continue reading SAVRAMENTO, Calif | CORRECTS: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) General APNewsAlert that misspelled Sacramento Judge tosses California TodayNewsSAVRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) AP) — Judge tosses California law allowing terminally ill to take life-ending drugs. By Associated Press – published on STL.News by St. Louis Media, LLC (R.A).

An opportunity for Sacramento associations

Principled Innovation

Jeff De Cagna will be in Sacramento, California in mid-August, and he is available for sessions on August 16 and 17. Any Sacramento area association interested in having Jeff work with its board, senior team or staff can confirm a workshop at a very favorable investment level. If you work in a Sacramento association, you can confirm a session with Jeff De Cagna in mid-August at a very favorable investment level.

California News: Attorney General Becerra Defends Dreamers in DACA Hearing Before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

NonProfit University Blog

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Department of Justice today continued to defend Dreamers before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the case Regents of the University of California, et al., United States Department of Homeland Security, et al.

Conference Circuit: Call the Doctor

Associations Now

The Association of Academic Physiatrists’ 2016 Annual Meeting takes place in Sacramento, California, next week. Venue: Sacramento Convention Center. Location: Sacramento, California. Rundown Attendees: 1,000. Exhibitors: 50. Sponsor Levels: 5.

With Ebola Scare, California Nurses Push For Strict Safety Standards

Associations Now

After a possible Ebola case surfaced in Sacramento, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United called for transparency and strict adherence to CDC protocols among hospitals and health agencies.

Announcing Association Summer Jam 2013

Association Subculture

I'm hosting a site in Sacramento, +KiKi L'Italien has agreed to host a site in Washington DC, +Holly Duckworth is hosting in Colorado.who else is in? So hey all you Association Subculture blog readers.in the immortal words of Jeff Spicoli - hey bud, let's party !

Prince

Association Advocacy Chick

On March 4, Sandra Giarde attended her first Prince show in Sacramento. For the past 8 months, I’ve been on hiatus from blogging as I transition into a new position in association management. I knew it would take a powerful event to get me back here.

Internet Association’s Plan to Expand Influence: Focus on the Left Coast

Associations Now

The trade group’s new office in California, a state often at the forefront of technology issues, puts the association both in the heart of Silicon Valley and in Sacramento—complete with a brand new lobbyist to help influence tech policy in the state.

The Death of the Mall and Other Association Lessons

Association Subculture

I think it''s safe to say there is an entire America that a lot of us, particularly those association professionals in the largest hubs - Washington DC, Chicago and Sacramento don''t see.

New Association Benefit: Social Dining

Reid All About it

We had Meetup groups in Sacramento that did something similar, but the dinners usually attracted too many people. Have you heard of GrubWithUs ? I hadn’t until I read this Fast Company article. GrubWithUs is a social network that arranges dinners with strangers at restaurants.

Jeff De Cagna elected chair of RedRover Board of Directors

Principled Innovation

Jeff De Cagna FRSA FASAE, chief strategist and founder of Principled Innovation LLC, has been elected chair of the RedRover Board of Directors. Jeff will begin his two-year term in January 2013. “RedRover is thrilled to have Jeff serving as the next chair of our Board of Directors.

Membership IS the Value of Membership!

Association Subculture

So, I was one of the lucky ones who got to see Dave Grohl's new documentary " Sound City " last night at the Crest in Sacramento (and yay +Sandra Giarde was with me, Mark and Molly).

Join Jeff for Better Boards Workshop on March 8 in Denver

Principled Innovation

RedRover is an award-winning national nonprofit organization, headquartered in Sacramento, California, that brings animals out of crisis and strengthens the bond between people and animals. Join Jeff De Cagna of Principled Innovation on Friday, March 8, 2013 in Denver for a full-day workshop on Building Better Boards , presented by the Colorado Society of Association Executives. Registration for the workshop is now open.

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Announcing New Educational Partnership with CalSAE - IDEAL

Association Subculture

We are attempting to hold IDEAL sessions in conference rooms and board rooms of local Sacramento associations. Let me take your picture, add it to the mixture, there it is I got you now. Really nothin'' to it, anyone can do it, it''s easy and we all know how.

Reads of the Week: September 28, 2012

Reid All About it

She was right; I loved my life in Sacramento and only returned to the east to be with my honey. “Sometimes I try to leave my narrow path and join the swirling mainstream of life, but I always find myself drawn inexorably back toward the chasm’s edge…”. He’s a dark one, Edvard Munch.

Why a Telemedicine Group Launched a Task Force on Climate Change

Associations Now

You might not immediately make the connection, but telemedicine could play a major role in fighting climate change, according to recent research. And with a new task force, the American Telemedicine Association is spearheading an effort to maximize the impact.

Where Does Your Association Stand on Stakeholder Development?

YourMembership Blog

Also, if you happening to be in Sacramento, CA on June 24 th , be sure and check out CalSAE’s TechTalks 2015 Conference. This week I received an email from noted thought leader and speaker, Jeff De Cagna, FASAE, sharing his thoughts on my most recent blog post on member engagement.

Don’t Get Fooled: Home Security Groups Warn of Deceptive Salespeople

Associations Now

The event featured actual consumers who had been victims of such scams, including 86-year-old Marie Marshall of Sacramento, who had been tricked into believing they were working with ADT when they actually weren’t.

Take Education Beyond Conference Sessions Using the Latest Apps

Associations Now

“I loved how easy it was to get on the app, pitch a topic, grab an open time and get it on the OpenSpace schedule,” said Shelly Alcorn, CAE and principal at Alcorn Associates Management Consulting, a nonprofit and association management consulting firm based in Sacramento, California.

These Are the World’s Best Airports

Associations Now

And coming in third place were airports in Austin and San Antonio, Texas; Detroit; Sacramento, California; and Toronto (Billy Bishop). The release of the latest Airport Service Quality awards, announced recently by Airports Council International, shows that U.S.

Community College Group Doubles Down on Lobbying … Without a Budget

Associations Now

Courtney Cooper, the group’s president, has made the long trip to Sacramento from Silicon Valley as many as a dozen times per month at her own expense.

Conference Circuit: The NAACP’s Annual Convention

Associations Now

” Prominent figures like Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and newly elected NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks will speak. Share Your Own Have an upcoming event you’d like to tell your association peers about?

Conference Circuit: The NAACP’s Annual Convention

Associations Now

” Prominent figures like Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and newly elected NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks will speak. Share Your Own Have an upcoming event you’d like to tell your association peers about?

Expand Your Product Line: Clone Your Classic Conference into Punchy Regionals

Association Success

However, by adding smaller regional events, new Goldilocks zones open up in other cities including suburban areas, which for us meant great venues in Columbus, Ohio; Sacramento, California; and Hartford, Connecticut, to name a few. Supplement your national conference with regional events and watch participation grow.

The Power of Chatty Friends

Reid All About it

When I lived in Sacramento CA and Arlington VA I supported food banks with time and money. Last night I went to the Kids Summer Stock Social Media Mixer at the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. That’s a mouthful! What does it all mean?

Outdoor Advertising: Charting a Fake Campaign’s Viral Boost

Associations Now

The RushmoreVote campaign placed 164 ads on billboards and bus shelters in Cincinnati, San Antonio, Phoenix, and Sacramento, California, and asked consumers to go online to vote for the president they thought should be the face added to Mt.

Conference Circuit: Education Technology Advocates Cross Digital Divides

Associations Now

A Boston accelerator brings community members together to discuss ways to improve and expand use of technology to improve education. Plus: A water conservation group chooses a venue that underscores its values.

10 Questions Answered About Association Jam

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

But no matter what happens, there will be pizza at the Sacramento party so it can''t be all bad. When I first heard Shelly Alcorn''s idea about having an association gathering in multiple cities across the country at the same time and shared virtually(!), I thought she was smart, but crazy.

A Revival: California Rural Health Association Reorganizes

Associations Now

CSRHA, which laid off staff and closed its office in Sacramento as a result of insufficient funding and increasing debt, is regrouping with a 13-member volunteer board and a newly launched website, according to California Healthline.

Student Association: UC Davis Chancellor Should Resign Over Search-Engine Scandal

Associations Now

The move is one of many taken in response to the controversial tactic by the school, which was first reported by the Sacramento Bee last week.

Back From The Dead: California Rural Health Association Reorganizes

Associations Now

CSRHA, which laid off staff and closed its office in Sacramento as a result of insufficient funding and increasing debt, is regrouping with a 13-member volunteer board and a newly launched website, according to California Healthline.

The Association That Brings Stock Footage Back to Life

Associations Now

Even smaller stations, such as Sacramento-based KVIE, are earning a couple thousand dollars per month from such footage. “We’re

Association Survey Aims to Show Libraries’ Role in “Digital Inclusion”

Associations Now

The results from the Digital Inclusion Survey are critical to understanding trends in both public access technology and the services provided by public libraries,” said Denise Davis, deputy director, Sacramento Public Library.

NAACP Secures Changes to California Marijuana Initiative

Associations Now

We were not consulted with,” California NAACP President Alice Huffman told the Sacramento Bee this week.

Why These California Groups Shifted on Medical Marijuana

Associations Now

“Up until now, they’ve opposed everything,” Don Duncan, who leads the California arm of the medical marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access, told The Sacramento Bee.

Association Weekly Wrap-Up for February 8th!

YourMembership Blog

So, I was one of the lucky ones who got to see Dave Grohl’s new documentary “ Sound City ” last night at the Crest in Sacramento (and yay +Sandra Giarde was with me, Mark and Molly). Happy Friday and Welcome to the Weekly Wrap Up brought to you by the team at YourMembership.com!

Hanging Out and Talking About Membership

Associations Now

This was the brainchild of Shelly Alcorn, CAE, principal of Alcorn Associaties, who hosted a group in Sacramento, California, on Saturday. If your members can do their own associating, do they still need to join your association?

The Story Behind California’s Mandatory Vaccination Law

Associations Now

“We settled on the best way to move forward was eliminating the personal belief exemption, and we put together language,” CMA Senior Vice President Janus Norman told the Sacramento Bee.