Mensa Meetup: The Plight of Local Newspapers
"No one is coming to save us: Why you should demand more from your local newspaper," is the topic of a presentation by Marc Valles, managing editor of the Times-Standard in Eureka. It will be held at a Northcoast Mensa forum at noon Saturday, July 27, at the Samoa Cookhouse. The forum is open to the public and is held eight times a year. The presentation is followed by time for questions. Lunch is no-host. Valles has been editor since 2016 after working at newspapers in several California cities, include San Francisco, San Bernardino and Palm Springs since 1995.. He also worked on the Bay Area Newspaper Group copy desk, which edited stories for four daily papers. He is a UC-Santa Barbara graduate. He lives in Eureka with his wife, Kristi.