California State Genealogical Alliance Announces Blogs

For Immediate Release
20 December 2011


20 December 2011– Oakland, CA. The California State Genealogical Alliance (CSGA), announces two new blogs for the genealogical public.

(1) The CSGA Blog ( is a joint society effort to keep the California Genealogical community informed. Topics include:

  • Legislative issues affecting California genealogists
  • California Projects including our FamilySearch partnership, the California Online Research Aid, the California Wiki on FamilySearch, and the many individual society projects throughout the state.
  • California societies, websites, repositories, online materials and events.
  • Posting to the blog are seasoned bloggers, Sheri Fenley and Gena Philbert-Ortega, and newcomers Junel Davidsen, CGSM and Cath Madden Trindle, CGSM.

(2) Csgacopyright (, the second blog, is a continuation in our effort to help the genealogical community understand copyright issues. The blog discusses copyright law, provides links and feeds to other copyright web sites and will highlight blog postings on other sites.

About The California State Genealogical Alliance

The California State Genealogical Alliance (CSGA) was founded in 1982 and links genealogical societies and individuals throughout California who are interested in coordination and communication between societies as well as preservation of California’s rich genealogical history. To learn more, visit