THE FUTURE OF SILICON VALLEY NEWSPAPERS by p00ol2

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									District 5170   Club #487     Chartered 1924     Volume #20     Issue #46 November 17, 2009

          THE FUTURE OF SILICON VALLEY NEWSPAPERS
Larry Jinks introduced our guest                  Development plan that concentrated on
speaker James MacGregor — publisher               the retention of existing companies in
of the Silicon Valley / San Jose Busi-            Silicon Valley. He cited the danger of
ness Journal.                                                         other cities making
                                                                      strong appeals to
In a very difficult                                                   Silicon Valley com-
environment      for                                                  panies that have
print media, the                                                      achieved     critical
SVSJ      Business                                                    mass and need to
Journal has in-                                                       expand.
creased its circula-
tion and subscriber                                                           MacGregor      men-
base by focusing on                                                           tioned that there
what they cover                                                               would be a shift in
best: Local busi-                                                             Silicon Valley com-
ness news. They do                                                            panies from ex-
not try to be all                                                             pense control to
things to all people,                                                         revenue      growth
are privately held, The speaker for this afternoon was James MacGregor, over the next 12
and carry no debt. Publisher of the Silicon Valley /San Jose Business Journal months.
Mr. MacGregor is very excited to have
his journal based in Silicon Valley which           When asked what advice he would give
is considered one of best high growth               to people who wanted to enter the jour-
markets in the US. He is generally en-              nalism field at this difficult time for
couraged by what is happening here.                 the industry, MacGregor mentioned
                                                    that the individual needed to have a
James did mention that what Silicon                 strong passion for journalism and be fo-
Valley did need most was an Economic                cused on a particular subject area of in-
terest that they could write about. He
used as an example Russ Sorkin, a jour-
nalist with the NY times, who at a the
beginning of his career decided to spe-
cialize in financial reporting and rose to
become one of the best in the field. He
recently wrote a book, “Too Big to Fail”
which is expected to be a best seller.                         Mike Wasserman, reminding us it was
                                                                 no longer Mayor Wasserman but
                                                                      Councilman Wasserman
                                                                       (his term timed out),
                                                                  showed lots of enthusiasm for
                                                                       Project Cornerstone




      Larry Jinks, retired Publisher of the
    Mercury News, gave a warm introduction of
     his fellow journalist, James MacGregor
                                                                          Anne Ehresman,
                                                             Executive Director of Project Cornerstone




                   Eric Eberle explains Project Cornerstone to the Club, as he honors
                        Richard Whitmore (high school district superintendent),
               Ann Ehresman, and Mike Wasserman for their contributions to the project



  See electronic page five for sister                        MEMBER INFO CORRECTION
   Rotary club meeting places/times                       Don d’Arms           408-644-2826 c
 and cumulative member info changes                        Previous number will soon be invalid
                                             Editor
       Tuesday, November 17, 2009            Rob Chaykin

                                             Photos
               MEETING                       Don d’Arms


                 Presiding
           President Lee Neish                             UPCOMING PROGRAMS


                                          Nov    New Member Profiles
                                          24     Ron Cassel hosts
VISITING ROTARIANS
    Peter Smith –                         Dec    Lodge is Dark
                                          1      Come to Presidents Brunch
         Downtown San Jose
                                          Dec    “Montalvo” — Angela McConnell
                                          8      introduced by Larry Jinks
GUESTS
    Harvey Knoernschild – potential       Dec    Diana Pleasant and the LGHS Jazz Purrs
          new member                      15
                                                            UPCOMING EVENTS
    Anne Ehresman
    Rovanenn Kichai                       Dec    Presidents Brunch 12:00 noon
                                          6      La Rinconada Country Club
    Myron Smith,
         guest of Marlon Smith
                                          Mystery Rotarian
NEW MEMBER                                      Born in the Midwest, enjoys bicy-
     Manish Vaidya, new member            cling, was a track and basketball star in
sponsored by Ron Cassel, was pre-         high school. Enjoys filet, likes dessert,
sented his Red Badge. Manish is a close   but not cheese cake, favorite color red.
neighbor of Ron’s.                        Mystery Rotarian: Lloyd Grant




         New Red Badger Manish Vaidya
                                                                                                                Return Requested

                                                                                               Los Gatos, CA 95031
                                                                                               P. O. Box 1018
                                                                                               Rotary Club of Los Gatos



                             WE CARE ROTARIAN                                         November — Jim Gifford



     Rotary Club of standing ovation
A great send off Los Gatos Cat Tale to                                                Web site especially
                                                                         Your Publisher will addresses: miss the
       Bulletin Committee Chair: Don d’Arms                                                Los Gatos
                   who will be moving
Nicki Huber,Allison, Suzanne Boxer-Gassman, to
   Editors: Gary                                                         Hubers. He worked with Paul in the 1960s
                                                                                  http://www.losgatosrotary.org
     Rob FL. Bob Chrisman, John Eshleman,
Naples, Chaykin, Nicki acknowledged the                                  for Electronic Associates, Inc. (EAI) of
                                                                                            District
greatAndrew Howard, Grady Jeter, Mike Norcia,
      work of the Los Gatos Rotary.                                            Jersey, largest manufacturer of
                                                                         New http://www.rotary5170.org/district/
        Julian Rodriguez, Ron Smith, Linda Speicher.
                                                                                          default.asp
            Photography: Don d’Arms, Ron Cassel,                         analog computers.
                                                                                               International
                Art Beddeson, Kamyar Negari.
             Published by Wordgraphics of Los Gatos                                    https://riweb.rotaryintl.org/
      Publication Deadline: Wednesdays at 5                            Avis La Grone passed on thanks to mem-
MONDAY                          TUESDAY                     WEDNESDAY
                                                                                  their
                                                                       bers for THURSDAY help with the homeless
                                                                                                 FRIDAY

PALO ALTO                      MOUNTAIN VIEW
                                                                                                         and
                                                                       program providing sleeping bagsVALLEY food.
                                                            SUNNYVALE Sunrise   SAN JOSE Sunrise ALMADEN
Ming’s Restaurant              Eagles & Anchor Club        7:00 am 1010 Wolf           Bay Club / 7:30 am       Three Flames Restaurant
1700 Embarcadero Road          Moffett Field               LOS GATOS Morning           1250 Aviation Avenue     1547 Meridian
MILPITAS
Embassy Suites Hotel
                               SANTA CRUZ Sunrise
                               7:15 am De La Viega Golf
                                                                         Eric Eberle gave an update on Project
                                                           7:15 am Los Gatos Lodge
                                                           SAN JOSE Summit Ctr
                                                                                       SJ WILLOW GLEN
                                                                                       Three Flames
                                                                                                                SAN JOSE North
                                                                                                                San Jose (Sharks) Arena
901 E. Calaveras               CAMPBELL / S.J. West
                               Eastfield Ming Quong Ctr
                                                                         Cornerstone.
                                                           4th & San Fernando
                                                           CUPERTINO
                                                                                       1547 Meridian
                                                                                       SANTA CLARA
                                                                                                                SARATOGA
                                                                                                                Community Center / 12 n
                               251 Llewellyn Ave           Quinlan Comm. Center        Hilton Santa Clara       SANTA CRUZ
All meeting times 12:15 pm     SUNNYVALE                   WATSONVILLE                 4949 Great America Pwy   Elk’s Lodge / 12:10 pm
Unless noted otherwise         Ramada Inn                  Elk's Lodge                 SAN JOSE EAST
                               GILROY Elks Lodge           MORGAN HILL                 Country Harvest
                               2765 Hecker Pass Rd         Morgan Hill Comm. Center
                               SAN JOSE EAST               FELTON / San Lorenzo
                               San Jose Country Club       Mt. Hermon Ctr. / 7 am
   LeRoy Neider gave                        of appreciationLOS GATOS Breakfast
                             warm wordsDinner
                               FREMONT
                                                            to
          Nicki Huber, a member since 2001
                   Rotary Club of Los Gatos Cat Tale                                                      Web site addresses:
                 Bulletin Committee Chair: Don d’Arms
             Editors: Gary Allison, Suzanne Boxer-Gassman,                                                   Los Gatos
               Rob Chaykin, Bob Chrisman, John Eshleman,                                            http://www.losgatosrotary.org
               Andrew Howard, Grady Jeter, Mike Norcia,                                                        District
      Julian Rodriguez, Ron Smith, Diane Speicher, Linda Speicher.                                  http://www.rotary5170.org/
                  Photography: Don d’Arms, Ron Cassel,                                                  district/default.asp
                      Art Beddeson, Kamyar Negari.
                   Published by Wordgraphics of Los Gatos                                                      International



                               SISTER ROTARY CLUB MEETING TIMES AND PLACES

  MONDAY                         TUESDAY                    WEDNESDAY                  THURSDAY                    FRIDAY
                                 MOUNTAIN VIEW
  PALO ALTO                      Eagles & Anchor Club       SUNNYVALE Sunrise          SAN JOSE Sunrise            ALMADEN VALLEY
  Ming’s Restaurant              Moffett Field              7:00 am 1010 Wolf          Bay Club / 7:30 am          Almaden Golf & Country Club
  1700 Embarcadero Road          SANTA CRUZ Sunrise         LOS GATOS Morning          1250 Aviation Avenue        6663 Hampton Drive
  MILPITAS                       7:15 am De La Viega Golf   7:15 am Los Gatos Lodge    SJ WILLOW GLEN              SAN JOSE North
  Embassy Suites Hotel           CAMPBELL / S.J. West       SAN JOSE Summit Ctr        Three Flames                San Jose (Sharks) Arena
  901 E. Calaveras               251 Llewellyn Ave          4th & San Fernando         1547 Meridian               SARATOGA
                                 SUNNYVALE                  CUPERTINO                  SANTA CLARA                 Community Center / 12 n
                                 Ramada Inn                 Quinlan Comm. Center       Hilton Santa Clara          SANTA CRUZ
  All meeting times 12:15 pm     GILROY Elks Lodge          WATSONVILLE                4949 Great America Pwy      Elk’s Lodge / 12:10 pm
  Unless noted otherwise         2765 Hecker Pass Rd        Elk's Lodge                SAN JOSE EAST
                                 SAN JOSE EAST              MORGAN HILL                Country Harvest
                                 San Jose Country Club      Morgan Hill Comm. Center   LOS ALTOS
                                 Los Altos Sunset 7:15 pm   FELTON / San Lorenzo       Garden House 12:15
                                 22382 Homestead Rd         Mt. Hermon Ctr. / 7 am     400 University, Los Altos



Cumulative Club Member Address Changes Since July 1, 2009

Amy Alleman    aalleman2002@yahoo.com Employer: Symantec
Al Beattie 46 Oak Island Circle Santa Rosa, CA 95409
9/15 Rob Chaykin Bus ph 408-358-0994 Bus Fax 358-0990
* 11/19 Don d’Arms      cell 408-644-2826 Previous number will soon be invalid
Sarita Johnson cell 408 621 6010 sarakayjj@yahoo.com
Ron Lykins 315 University Ave Los Gatos, CA 95030 cell 408-398-4228 Ron@RonLykins.com
Steve Rice 408-392-7852 srice@steverice.com
9/22 Craig Roberts croberts364@yahoo.com
Marv Ruebsamen 15513 Orion St., Lake Elsinore, CA 92530 951-245-624 cell 408-515-4496
* 11/5 Van Vanderlaan good_old_van@verizon.net
           MEMBERS INDUCTED IN 2008-2009




      Rob Chaykin        John Eshleman     Jennifer Berger




Kamyar Negari           Richard Whitmore          Vicki Viso




                           Tony James
   Kristin McCullough                             Amy Alleman




                          Harish Murthy
  MEMBERS INDUCTED IN 2009-20010




Sarita Johnson             Manish Vaidya
                  ROTARY CLUB OF LOS GATOS
                       2009-2010 OFFICERS
            President                  Lee Neish
            President-Elect            Tom Boyce
            Vice President             Don Allari
            Secretary                  Andrew Stearns
            Assistant Secretary        Ron Cassel
            Treasurer                  Norm Snyder
            Assistant Treasurer        Rodg Griffin
            Immediate Past President   Elizabeth Smith




                  ROTARY CLUB OF LOS GATOS
                    2009-2010 DIRECTORS

Club Meetings Director                         Tina Orsi-Hartigan
Membership & Communications Director           Mike Norcia
Club Events Director                           Sandy Bocks
Community Relations Director                   Yann De Fabrique
Youth Service & Development Director           Jessica Poyner
International Service Director                 Andrew Howard
Rotary International Foundation Chair          Katie Anderson
Sergeant-at-Arms                               Russ Klein
Rotary International President                 John Kenny
Rotary District 5170 Governor                  Loren Harper
Assistant District Governor for Area 8         Tim Lundell

								
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