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Next:

Our second

lunch 

of 2024

​on Sat Sep 14!


Wed Jul 10, 2024

News Geezers

News Geezers

About the

News Geezers!

PHOTOS FROM THE SAT MAR 9 LUNCH

​Photos by Bob Tarlau and Bill Dawson


​​

In case you just wandered onto this web page, we are the News Geezers - an informal, friendly group of veteran Southern California TV, radio, print, web and PR journalists. Starting in 2024, we're holding get togethers twice a year.  

Our mailing list is about 450 strong.  

Credit for the name "News Geezers" goes to the late, great Bob Long.  Learn about  the background of our group by clicking on the "About" tab above (or at the top of any page).  The names of all those on the mailing list can be found at the "RSVP/Roster" tab of this site.
Thanks and cheers!   



 You can RSVP now for our next News Geezers

                                     lunch on Sat Sep 14th.

   






 










Interviews

​with some

of those

​who

attended!

Enjoy!


     Hi everyone...

Please save the date:  Sat Sep 14.

      That's when we're holding our next News Geezers lunch... starting at noon... at Victorios in North Hollywood.

       We have transitioned from a themed program (with audio/video elements) to a more informal get together... in which everyone who attends is our special guest and gets a chance to address the group.

       We pass a wireless microphone around... for your news and views.

       It worked well when we tried this in March... so we'll be using the same format in September.

       Lunch costs $25 and it's a delicious Italian buffet.   And the price includes dessert and trip.  Parking is free.

       Victorios is at 10901 Victory Blvd in North Hollywood.  Click on the link for the Google Map.

      Pay at the door with cash... or at the bar with a credit card.

      You can RSVP at any time... by sending an e-mail to:

bob.tarlau@gmail.com.

       Again, that's on Sat Sep 14 starting at noon.

        In March, we had 49 members of the News Geezers attend.

        Robert Penfold and I did video interviews with many of those who attended... both before and after the lunch.

        There's a link to the edited video in the column to the right.

       We'll do the same thing in September.

       You will find some stills photos of the March gathering to the left.

       See you in September... and, in the meantime, enjoy this hot summer... and stay safe!


Bob Tarlau