News & Happenings

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    Classic Auto Show

    The Classic Auto Show, a brand new three-day celebration of all things automotive, is coming up at the end of this month, January 27-29 at the LA Convention Center. Paying tribute to the cars that gra...

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    Remembering friend, and founding MPG Board Member, Eric Dahlquist

     — by Chuck Koch Eric Dahlquist, a founding member of Motor Press Guild, died unexpectedly on December 24 from complications following open heart surgery. He was 79. Eric, president of Vista Group,...

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    New Leadership for 2017

    The 2017 Motor Press Guild Board of Directors election results were announced on Monday, January 2, 2017 at the MPG Board meeting. Two incumbent board members, Shad Balch and Michael Harley, were re-e...

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    Thank You, Mr. President

    – by Aaron Gold It’s been just over three years since I talked Jason Fogelson into running for the MPG Board of Directors, and I can now reveal that I had an ulterior motive: I thought he’d ...

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    Membership Renewal Troubles?

    Hello Members, It seems like we just can’t catch a break with our online membership services! If you are experiencing trouble with your membership renewal, please use this form: Can’t see ...

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    Renew Your Membership for 2017

    Just a friendly reminder that MPG memberships run the course of the calendar year and will be valid from January 1 – December 31, 2017. All current memberships will be expiring on December 31, 2...


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