Transparency in Government: What is the Freedom of Information Act?

Transparency in Government: What is the Freedom of Information Act?


Shelly's Catering
2565 Zanella Way
Chico California 95928
California US
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 11:30am

TOPIC: Transparency in government; what are we really seeing? What is the Freedom of Information Act?

WHAT: March 11 to 17 is the American Society of News Editors and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press's sponsored Sunshine Week that celebrates a free press. In furtherance of its public service mission, the League of Women Voters of Butte County is offering its Spring Lunch and Learn to the public at large to recognize and promote the importance of a free press in our community. Supporting reporting: use it or lose it.

WHO: Scheduled presenters at the Lunch and Learn are:

  • David Little, Editor of Chico Enterprise Record and the Oroville Mercury Register
  • Tim Crews, Owner and Editor of Valley Mirror
  • Robert Speer, prior CN&R Editor and journalist
  • Mark Plenke, CSUC Journalism Professor and Orion Adviser


LUNCH AND LEARN: Wednesday March 14, 2018, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Doors open at 11:30. Light lunch and much food for thought. Panel presentation 12:00 to 1:00 followed by question and answer session.

WHERE: Shelly's Catering. 2565 Zanella Way; Chico, CA. 95928. $15.00 charge for lunch.

FURTHER INFORMATION: RSVP is required to attend. Seating is limited. To reserve a spot contact: Andy Holcombe by e-mail at or Ramona Flynn at

Contact Information
Andy Holcombe
andytlaw [at]