Archive of Old NEWS ITEMS

Here are past NEWS ITEMS that have been deleted from the active list.


2017 NEWS ITEMS

NORCAL CCCA JUDGING SEMINAR. AUG. 26: In preparation for the Oct. 1 Grand Classic, we will be holding a second judging seminar in the Napa Valley area.

NORCAL CCCA TO HOLD GRAND CLASSIC: We will be hosting a CCCA Grand Classic weekend, Sep. 29-Oct. 1. The weekend begins with a Friday reception for the participants at the Sacramento Marriott (Rancho Cordova). On Saturday, we have a variety of tours scheduled (bus trip to Old Town Sacramento and Railroad Museum, lunch on the Delta King, visit to the California Automobile Museum, short drive for the classics, BBQ dinner at home of Joe Hensler). The weekend concludes on Sunday with the display and judging of our Full Classics™ at the Niello Concours at Serrano. This will be a truly exciting event for CCCA members. Look for more details on this site and in the NorCal Classic Overview. — 2017-04-07

2016 NEWS ITEMS

We are looking for candidates for the open position on Board of Managers. It is important to the functioning of this CCCA region to fill these positions. This public service contributes to perpetuating the preservation and enjoyment of classic cars in the greater northern-California area. Please consider serving by contacting an existing board member today? — 2016-09-18

NORCAL CCCA INVITED ON PACKARD TOUR: *All* NorCal CCCA members are invited to a March 12-13 tour east of Sacramento being organized by David Pava. Headquartered in Cameron Park, you can choose to participate on either one or two days of the tour. Please consult the event flyer (rev 1) for more details and a registration form; registration deadline is Feb. 15.. — 2016-01-06

GRAND ISLAND MANSION TOUR: NorCal CCCA will be touring to the Grand Island Mansion for champagne brunch on Sunday, Apr.17. Consult the event flyer and registration for details. — 2016-03-01

SAN JOSE COUNTRY CLUB CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE: Being held on May 15, this is the 6th year for the event which benefits Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area. Follow this link for the event flyer and registration form. — 2016-02-19

NAPA VALLEY BBQ AND WINERY CAVE TOUR: Mark your calendars for the weekend of Sep. 9-11, 2016. NorCal CCCA is planning an exciting event in the Napa area and more details will be forthcoming. — 2016-05-23

ALAMEDA POINT CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE: This inaugural event is being held June 12 on the lawn of the parade grounds at the historic Alameda Naval Air Station. Please consult the event flyer for details on this exciting new event. — 2016-01-06

NAPA VALLEY CAR AND WINERY TOUR WITH BBQ: Mark your calendars for Sep. 9, 2016. NorCal CCCA is planning an exciting event in the Napa area. Please see the April-June 2016 NorCal Classic Overview and this event flyer for more information. — 2016-08-03


2015 NEWS ITEMS

GRAND ISLAND MANSION TOUR AND LUNCHEON: The Calillac LaSalle Northern California Club is holding a tour and brunch to the historic Grand Island Mansion on Sunday, March 22, 2015. See the flyer for additional information. — 2015-02-17

2015 HILLSBOROUGH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE—JULY 19: A special invitation from the event organizers has been extended to all NorCal CCCA members. Celebrating its 60th year, the featured marques this year are Ferrari and Auburn/Cord/Duesenberg. Registration closes June 1, so get your application in now! — 2015-05-09

2015 DON FORLICH MEMORIAL MEET (PORTAL PARK): This annual event is on Sunday, July 26. Hosted by NorCal Cadillac and LaSalle Club, it features a car show and Andy's All-You-Can-Eat BBQ. This is a great, low-key social event at which we've had great fun in the past. See the flyer for all the details. — 2015-04-27

CCCA MUSEUM EXPERIENCE 2015: The CCCA Museum has announced that the June 6-7, 2015, Experience will focus on all Packards 1899-1958. The event has been added to our calendar. See the flyer or the CCCA Museum website for more information. — 2014-11-03

PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION CARAVAN—JUNE 10-18, 2015: Save the date! See the preliminary flyer for details. — 2014-09-01

NorCal CCCA Annual Members Brunch and Business Meeting November 1: Our annual business meeting and the high point of our social calendar is fast approaching. Reservations for the event must be received by Oct. 24, so complete your application now. See the event flyer for more information. — 2015-10-09


2014 NEWS ITEMS

COLLECTION TOUR AND BBQ LUNCH—MAY 4: See your Jan-Feb 2014 NorCal Classic Overview for the event flyer and a registration form. — 2014-02-20

NAPA WINE TOUR—JUNE 7: See your Jan-Feb 2014 NorCal Classic Overview for the event flyer. — 2014-02-20

DATE CHANGE FOR 2014 DON FROLICH MEMORIAL CAR SHOW AND BBQ—NOW JULY 13: The date of our joint event with the Cadillac-LaSalle Club has changed. We formerly listed this event as July 27. Follow these links for an event flyer and registration form. — 2014-05-26

PROPOSED TOUR TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA—SEP 12-15—CANCELLED: Instead see the planned Sep. 21 tour to Niles Canyon and Livermore. — 2014-05-26

PLANNED SEP 21 TOUR TO NILES CANYON AND LIVERMORE: Ride the Niles Canyon Scenic Railway, eat lunch and play bocce ball at Campo de Bocce in Livermore; details coming in the May-June newsletter. — 2014-05-26

PACKARD & CLASSIC CAR SWAP MEET—SEP. 7: Together with NorCal Packards-PAC, NorCal CCCA is holding a swap meet in Vallejo. See the flyer for details. — 2014-08-29

NILES CANYON RAILWAY TOUR—SEP. 12: Lunch and bocce ball; ride the Niles Canyon Railway. See the flyer for details. Complete the registration to participate. — 2014-09-01

NORCAL CCCA DINNER BEFORE THE IRONSTONE CONCOURS—SEP. 26: We will be meeting for Friday night dinner at the Murphys Hotel, the evening before the Ironstone Concours. Respond by Sep. 20. See the flyer for details. — 2014-09-01

ANNUAL BRUNCH & BUSINESS MEETING—NOV. 9: We will hold one of the high points our social calendar from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Castlewood Country Club. Reservations absolutely due by Oct. 20. See the flyer for details. — 2014-09-01

NORCAL CCCA RECEIVES 50-YEAR AWARD FROM CCCA: We are celebrating our 50-the anniversary as a region of Classic Car Club of America this year and have received an award in recognition. Yahoo! — 2014-09-01.


2013 NEWS ITEMS

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Our 2014 calendar is now on-line. — 2013-12-19

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, NOV. 3, 2013: This year, our meeting will take place at the wonderful Blackhawk Museum. There is still time to register for this very affordable activity – only $25 per person. Please, click here for the flyer or see page 14 of the September-October 2013 NorCal Classic Overview for registration information and complete details.. — 2013-10-20

GRASS VALLEY TOUR—EVENT FLYER: The flyer and event registration form is now available here for the overnight tour to Grass Valley, Oct. 12-13. Hotel reservation deadline is Aug. 31. Application deadline is Sep. 6. — 2013-05-30

DANVILLE D'ELEGANCE CONCOURS—SEP. 22: Timothy McGrane, Executive Director of the Blackhawk Museum and NorCal CCCA member, has requested our participation in this upcoming show. In addition to being an enjoyable event in beautiful downtown Danville, the event benefits Parkinson's Research. See this website for all the details. — 2013-08-28

VALLEJO SWAP MEET—EVENT FLYER: The flyer is now available here for the annual swap meet with NorCal Packards on Sep. 8. — 2013-05-30

UPDATE TO THE GALLERY: Thomas Elliott's 1925 Lincoln 144B Sport Sedan has been added to our picture gallery. — 2013-05-30

DON FROLICH MEMORIAL CAR SHOW AND BBQ—EVENT FLYER: The flyer and event registration form is now available here for the car show with the Cadillac & LaSalle Club on July 28. Application deadline is July 17. — 2013-05-30

EVENT FLYER: The flyer and event registration form is now available here for the May 19 garages tour and silver mine visit. Application deadline is May 5. — 2013-03-10

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Advance notice of a tour of Old Sacramento and the Empire Gold Mine, scheduled for Oct. 12-13, is available here. — 2013-03-10

EVENT REPORT: The report on the Feb. 22 tour of the Fourth Bore of the Caldecott Tunnel, available here, has been added to our PAST EVENTS page. — 2013-03-10

UPDATE TO THE GALLERY: Heinz and Margaret Shu's 1941 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet has been added to our picture gallery. — 2013-03-10


2012 NEWS ITEMS

UPDATES TO WEBSITE: Reports for the Packard and Classic Car Swap Meet (Sep 9) and the Ironstone Concours d'Elegance (Sep. 22) have been added to our PAST EVENTS page. Allan McCrary's 1936 and 1937 Cords, cover cars for the Nov-Dec 2012 NorCal Classic Overview have been added to our GALLERY page. — 2012-11-03

ADDITIONS TO 2013 CALENDAR: New events have been added to our 2013 Events Calendar for February, March, April, May, July and October. — 2012-10-28

ANNUAL BRUNCH AND BUSINESS MEETING NOV. 4: One of the high points of the NorCal CCCA social calendar, the annual brunch and business meeting, is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 4, 11am-3pm at the beautiful Castlewood Country Club. Follow this link for the event flyer and reservation form. Reservations are absolutely due Oct. 20. Why not sign up now? — 2012-10-02

NEW EVENT REPORTS: A report on the Don Frolich Memorial Car Show (aka Portal Park Picnic) has been added to our PAST EVENTS page. — 2012-08-09

VALLEJO SWAP MEET—SEP 9: Follow this link for the flyer for the Packard & Classic Car Swap Meet. This is also a NorCal CCCA event. — 2012-08-13

NEW EVENT REPORTS: Reports on the Bay Bridge Construction Tour and the Goodguys Concours d'Elegance have been added to our PAST EVENTS page. — 2012-08-09

EL CAMINO REAL CENTENNIAL TOUR—AUG. 7—MEETING TIME AND LOCATION HAS CHANGED: Click here for the revised flyer... Join the Mid Peninsula Old Time Auto Club and other vintage car clubs to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the connected California Highway System with a tour and BBQ lunch. The application deadline is July 31. Click here for the registration form. — 2012-07-26

NORCAL CCCA IS ON FACEBOOK: Spread the word, like us on Facebook. Like us on Facebook! Follow the link here, or the Facebook "f" icon that appears in the navigation bar at the top of every page. — 2012-06-14

USS POTOMAC CRUISE—POSTPONED: This event, previously scheduled for Oct. 13, 2012, has been postponed until 2013. — 2012-06-12

DON FROLICH MEMORIAL CAR SHOW AND BBQ—JULY 29: NorCal CCCA will hold it's July event with the Northern California Region of the Cadillac and LaSalle Club at their annual car show and barbaque at Portal Park in Cupertino. Many NorCal CCCA members have greatly enjoyed their past participation at this event in the past. Application deadline is July 20, so don't wait. Please follow this link for the event flyer. — 2012-04-24

USS POTOMAC CRUISE—OCT. 13: Cruse the San Francisco Bay on the USS Potomac, FDR's floating White House. The two-hour crusie will depart Jack London Square in Oakland at 10:30 AM. Follow this link for the initial announcement and stay tuned for updates. — 2012-04-24

STURGEONS MILL TOUR—JUNE 17, 2012—UPDATED FLYER AND FORM: NorCal CCCA has been invited to join a Father's Day tour with the Northern California Packards to Sturgeon's Mill, a steam-powered sawmill and restoration project in Sonoma County. Two caravans will be leaving from the Bay Area for the drive. Follow this link for the updated flyer and application; application deadline is June 10. — 2012-04-24

GOODGUYS CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE—JUNE 2-3: NorCal CCCA will be participating again this year with other Bay Area car clubs. Space at this non-judged concours is limited to 50 cars and applications must be sent by May 18. Please follow this link for the event flyer. — 2012-04-21

PAST-EVENTS PAGE ADDED TO WEBSITE: A new page has been added to our website that highlights reports of selected past events. To view these reports, follow the PAST EVENTS button at the top of each page. — 2012-04-16

SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION TOUR AND LUNCHEON—May 11, 2012: The flyer for this tour and luncheon is now on-line. — 2012-04-16

BRASS IN THE GRASS III AND THE SILVER SCREEN—CANCELLED: This unique Santa Rosa show that has been scheduled for May 6, 2012, have been cancelled. Please visit the event website for more information. — 2012-04-21

STURGEONS MILL TOUR—JUNE 17, 2012: NorCal CCCA has been invited to join a Father's Day tour with the Northern California Packards to Sturgeon's Mill, a steam-powered sawmill and restoration project in Sonoma County. Two caravans will be leaving from the Bay Area for the drive. See this flyer and application for the details; application deadline is June 10. — 2012-03-26

BRASS IN THE GRASS III AND THE SILVER SCREEN—May 6, 2012: This unique Santa Rosa show focuses on brass and nickel antique cars and trucks, enhanced by Full Classic™ and special interest vehicles through 1949. This year there will be a special tribute to the movies of the 1900-1949 era. Click here for an event flyer, or here for the event website. — 2012-01-11 (CANCELLED)

MARIN SOMOMA CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE: Twenty Full Classic™ automobiles are being sought to fill two classes in the fourth annual concours and tour, to be held May 19-20, 2012. The NorCal CCCA event flyer is now available online, or click here to visit the event website. Application deadline is Apr. 15. — 2012-01-05


2011 NEWS ITEMS

ANNUAL LUNCHEON MEETING: Our annual business meeting and luncheon, the high point of the NorCal CCCA social calendar, will be held Nov. 6 at the Castlewood Country Club. This location provides a perfect backdrop for your classic car. (You will be driving one, won't you?) Follow this link for the event flyer. — 2011-11-02

ANNUAL LUNCHEON MEETING: Our annual business meeting and luncheon, the high point of the NorCal CCCA social calendar, will be held Nov. 6 at the Castlewood Country Club. This location provides a perfect backdrop for your classic car. (You will be driving one, won't you?) Follow this link for the event flyer. Reservation mailing deadline is Oct. 20, so act today to assure your place. — 2011-10-19

The tentative "2-day overnight tour" that had appeared on our calendar with a TBD October date has been cancelled.—2011-08-14

Flyers/signups are now available for these NorCal CCCA tours: Packard & Classic Car Swap Meet (Sep. 11); NorCal CCCA Overnighter to Ironstone Concours (Sep. 23-24, signup deadline Sep. 17) — 2011-07-05

Flyers/signups are now available for these NorCal CCCA tours: Mount Hamilton (July 10, signup deadline July 1); Keller Winery and Car Collection (Aug. 12); Packard & Classic Car Swap Meet (Sep. 11); NorCal CCCA Overnighter to Ironstone Concours (Sep. 23-24, signup deadline Sep. 17) — 2011-06-29

Reports are now available on these NorCal CCCA events: Steam Sawmill Tour, Brass-in-the-Grass Car Show (May 21-22); Goodguys Concours d'Elegance (June 4-5); SoCal CCCA Grand Classic (June 12) — 2011-06-29

NorCal CCCA has been invited to participate in the 2011 Don Frolich Memorial National Meet (picnic and barbeque at Portal Park), hosted by the Cadillac and LaSalle Club on Sunday, July 24. Follow these links for an information flyer and a registration form. — 2011-03-19

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