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WHAT TO SEND?

  • Local stories — people, places and events — that are unique to Fullerton.
  • Club news about meetings, activities, special events and election of officers sponsored by civic, service, fraternal and social organizations.
  • Business news of new enterprises in town, promotions, news employees, changes in hours, services and products.
  • Church news and news of related organizations.
  • School news of student activities, parent-teacher group meetings, school concerts, plays and other events like college honors, graduations, athletics and plays.
  • Sports news about games in Fullerton, Fullerton team registrations, tournaments and other activities.
  • Programs at parks and libraries, along with other facilities available to the public.
  • Entertainment venues, special events, family activities and other amusements — that are unique to Fullerton.

WHERE TO SEND? contact@fullertonobserver.com

WRITING A NEWS RELEASE

  • All news releases should contain the organization’s name and address, along with the name and daytime phone number of the individual to be contacted in case more information is needed.
  • Consider sending an electronic press release via email. Paste the text into the message field rather than sending an attachment that may not be compatible with the programs in use at the Fullerton Observer.
  • Be concise. News releases, as a rule, should not be longer than 500 words.
  • Be aware of submission deadlines. Most publications like material at least two weeks before the event. It can never get there too early.

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ABOUT THE FULLERTON OBSERVER

  • The Fullerton Observer community newspaper, founded by Ralph and Natalie Kennedy, Roy and Irene Kobayashi, Barbara Johnson, and other friends in 1978, is staffed by local volunteers who create, publish, and distribute the paper throughout our community.
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  1. Fullerton College is Back in Full Swing for Spring!

    Both CSUF and FJC students are back and ready for their spring semester of 2023! First day of classes for CSUF students officially began January 21st and the first day of school for FJC students began January 23rd, allowing them to hit those books once again. According to CSUF News, “74% of classes will be held in person, 20% of classes will be fully online, and 6% will be hybrid” (Orleans). About the same percentage goes for FJC as they welcome more in person classes as last semester their goal was to bring 2/3 of students onto campus so this semester 74-75% of classes being in person would be an accurate goal for them as well, with the exception of some students maintaining the online courses as well as the few that are taking hybrid classes. Winter break is over and for freshmen, especially first-generation college students, this can be a confusing time, but as long as they remember to seek help from counselors on campus, their professors, and other advisors then they should be just fine! As for those on the other end, those about to graduate, this can also be a stressful time, as many have to send in graduation applications, transfer requests, or start thinking about internships and jobs to prepare them. In the end, the same advice goes that if they seek to those who they can trust and seek for the guidance they will need from their advisors they will be more than fine in the end. Happy learning everyone!

    Fullerton College – 321 E Chapman Ave, Fullerton (714) 992-7000
    CSUF- 800 N College Blvd, Fullerton (657) 278 – 3100