California Writers Club BRANCHES


NorCal Branches Event Calendar

Meets third Sunday of month, 2 pm, at Preservation Park in Oakland.

Central Coast
Meets third Tuesday of month, at Point Pinos Grill in Pacific Grove — dinner 5:30 pm, meeting 6:30 pm.

Fremont Area Writers
Meets fourth Saturday of month, 2 pm, at 42 Silicon Valley in Fremont

Meets fourth Sunday of month, 2 pm, at Book Passage in Corte Madera.

Mount Diablo
Meets second Saturday of month, noon, at Zio Fraedo’s Restaurant in Pleasant Hill.

Napa Valley Writers
Meets second Wednesday of month, 7 pm, at Napa Valley Unitarian Universalists Church Sanctuary in Napa.

North State Writers
Meets third Monday of month, 6 pm at Veterans Memorial Hall in Chico.

Redwood Writers
Meets second Sunday of month, 2 pm, at Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa Courtyard Room in Santa Rosa.

Meets third Saturday of month, 11 am, at Cattleman’s Restaurant in Rancho Cordova.

San Francisco Peninsula
Meets third Saturday of month, 10 am, at Sequoia Yacht Club in Redwood City.

San Joaquin Valley Writers
Meets at University of the Pacific in Stockton.

South Bay Writers
Meets second Monday of month, 6 pm, at Harry’s Hofbrau in San Jose.

Meets third Saturday of month, 2 pm, at Four Points by Sheraton in Pleasanton.

Writers of the Mendocino Coast
Meets on third Thursday of month, 6 pm, at Mendocino Hotel.




Coastal Dunes
Meets first Saturday of month, 10:15 am, in Community Room of Nipomo Library.

East Sierra
Meets first Thursday of month, 6:30 pm, at Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church.

High Desert
Meet second Saturday of month, 10 am at Community Church at Jess Ranch.

Inland Empire
Meets fourth Saturday of month, 10:10 am, in Ovitt Family Community Library in Ontario.

Long Beach
Meets second Saturday of month, 2:30 pm, at Ruth Bach Branch of the Long Beach Library.

Orange County
Meets first Saturday of month at Orange Public Library and History Center.

San Fernando Valley
Meets the first Saturday of the month, 1 pm, via Zoom, until further notice.  Refer to the

Writers of Kern
Meets third Saturday of month, 8:45 am, at Hodel’s Country Dining in Bakersfield.


In addition to the branches, CWC sponsors regional associations in the northern and southern halves of the state. The NorCal Group website features a calendar with a month-at-a-glance look at the activities at the 14 Northern California branches. The CWC-South website features articles, essays and interviews about the writing life, as well as short fiction.

NorCal Group |  CWC-South