Faux retirement, faux eclipse? Real shopnotes…

So many Chronicle alumni raised a glass at Dave Perlman’s spectacular retirement party that Curiouser and Curiouser is apologizing in advance for all the ones he’s about to miss.

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Guild scholarship recipient sets sights high

Jordan B. Castro, our Russ Cain Memorial Student Aid Fund winner for 2017, is the son of a Chronicle unit member. He will study civil engineering at San Francisco State University

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Guild journalists defend free press at rally

Community organizations and unions in San Francisco marched up Market Street on Saturday, carrying banners and blocking streets, to protest a planned rally by Nazis and racists.

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Day without a woman

On this International Women’s Day, many are choosing to celebrate by showing people what our world would be like without women. Organizers are calling it, “A Day Without A Woman.”

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March with CWA president against corporate greed this Sunday

Join CWA for a rally and march against corporate greed! April 9, 2017  12:00 pm to 2:00 pm CWA President Chris Shelton  will be with us  

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Guild Freelancers protests reporter’s expulsion from SFPD press conference

The expulsion of 48 Hills reporter Sana Saleem from a San Francisco Police Department press conference on Jan. 18 has prompted Guild Freelancers chair David Bacon to send a protest letter reminding Police Chief William Scott and Mayor Ed Lee that field officers and office staff must respect the constitutional rights of all journalists including freelancers such as Saleem.

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Chronicle Shopnotes – farewells and such

It was Joe Garofoli who, while the applause for the departing C.W. Nevius was still resounding in the office and before Chuck had even reached the elevator, called out, “OK, who’s got his desk?”

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Guild offices back at Natoma

Nine months later and the shiny new Guild offices are ready for your visit. Staff is moving in and moving furniture around. We have plenty of desk space and wifi if you want another creative space to work. Just give Carl Hall (415-298-2265) or Kat Anderson (415-298-1335) a call and we will set you up.

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Guild members hailed for journalistic excellence

by Richard Knee, Local 39521 VP-California The Guild congratulates members Joel Engardio of the Guild Freelancers unit, Cynthia Hubert and Stephen Magagnini of the Sacramento Bee, and recent Mercury News retiree Pete Carey as recipients of the prestigious Excellence in Journalism Award that the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California …

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Guild workshop educates photographers, draws new members

As #BlackLivesMatter protests heat up around the country, photographers covering these demonstrations increasingly find ourselves at odds with police as we do our jobs. Yet, many of us don’t know our rights in these situations. In September, the Pacific Media Workers Guild held a “Know Your Rights for Social Movement Photographers” workshop to build community among photographers doing this work and to educate our members about their rights.

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