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BATW News | See all BATW News From the Board – July 2014From the Board – July 2014

Board member and BATW e-book editor Bob Cooper reports on the progress.


BATW Welcomes Two New MembersBATW Welcomes Two New Members

Say hello to new Associate Susan Hartzler and Provisional member John Williamson.


August Meeting: Sausalito – Saturday, Aug. 16August Meeting: Sausalito – Saturday, Aug. 16

[ August 16, 2014; ] BATW heads to Casa Madrona in Sausalito for a Greater Palm Springs expo.


Member News | See all Member News
Five BATW Members Win SATW AwardsFive BATW Members Win SATW Awards

Kudos to Lee Foster, Spud Hilton, Christine Loomis, April Orcutt and Jill K. Robinson


Please Call Me on Sunday, July 20!Please Call Me on Sunday, July 20!

[ July 20, 2014; ] Laurie McAndish King pleads for BATW members to call her on FCC-FREE RADIO show.


Ginger Dingus Cruises and Rides the RailsGinger Dingus Cruises and Rides the Rails

Ginger Dingus photographs, writes and blogs about her two favorite travel subjects.


Tips & Resources | See all Tips & Resources
BATW’s 2014 Calendar of EventsBATW’s 2014 Calendar of Events

We’ve got a full agenda of fabulous events, so mark your calendars now.


New RSVP Procedure for BATW EventsNew RSVP Procedure for BATW Events

Eventbrite replaces MemberClicks for meeting RSVPs. And, yes, there’s an app for that.


Free E-Book on Self-Publishing by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn WelchFree E-Book on Self-Publishing by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch

BookBaby offers free download of book by respected publishing gurus.


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“Wining, Dining (and Writing) in the Livermore Valley” – by Judy Jacobs“Wining, Dining (and Writing) in the Livermore Valley” – by Judy Jacobs

Judy Jacobs details our terrific June meeting, including tips from the expert wine panel.


“Exploring San Francisco on a Budget” – by Tom Wilmer“Exploring San Francisco on a Budget” – by Tom Wilmer

Tom Wilmer’s podcast captures Parc55’s Jason Beckham, recent BATW meeting host, on cool things to do in San Francisco.


“San Francisco’s Parc55 Hotel: Views, Views, Views” – by Lee Daley“San Francisco’s Parc55 Hotel: Views, Views, Views” – by Lee Daley

Parc55, our recent BATW host, provided the inspiration for Lee Daley’s recent Examiner.com column.