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All the latest Masonic news from the Grand Lodge of California.

Dues Notices

2024 Dues Notices Last year, nearly 200 California lodges participated in a voluntary Grand Lodge initiative in which annual dues

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Masons Night in San Francisco

Masons4Mitts Passes $1M Milestone

With special pregame, on-field celebrations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Anaheim, and San Diego, Freemasons from around the state had a special opportunity to celebrate the incredible success of the Masons4Mitts program, which hit record-high donations in all four regions.

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San Diego Prospect Event

We’re celebrating the newest issue on Sept. 21 in Los Angeles, in a very special Southern California prospects’ night event at the L.A. Athletic Club hosted by California Freemason Magazine.

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Public Schools Month 2023

To celebrate our fraternity’s commitment to public education, the California Masonic Foundation is planning a celebration at one of our Raising a Reader partner schools in San Jose, Santee Elementary School.

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Explanation of the symbols of Masonry. From the square and compass and the dollar bill pyramid to the trowel, learn all about the many emblems of Freemasonry.

Freemasonry Symbols

Maybe you’ve heard rumors about the “Freemason pyramid” on the dollar bill, seen the square and compass logo on buildings around town, or wondered about the meaning of emblems like the Masonic trowel. What’s the history behind Masonic symbols, and how do they factor into what happens in a lodge?

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CMMT Excel Awards

The San Diego Padres, in partnership with the Masons of California, announced the expansion of the Johnny Ritchey Scholarship Program on what would have been the 100th birthday for the “Jackie Robinson of the West Coast.”

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Master and Wardens Scavenger Hunt

At the 2024 Master and Wardens Leadership Retreats, attendees were asked to share their experience via social media throughout the weekend. Thanks to all of those who participated, and have fun reading the posts!

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