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While tickets to the October Meeting and Play are sold out, we recommend calling the CalACS Section office in case of any cancellations, 510 351 9922

Join the California and Santa Clara Valley Sections of the ACS for a very special evening with Dr. Carl Djerassi at an exclusive performance of his play: “Insufficiency”




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Section Coucillors’ report fall 2014


California Section Councilors’ Report August 2014

The report from the Section’s Councilors provides some insite to National ACS governance.


ChemLuminary Award Winner for Outstanding Performance

by a Local Section (Very Large Size) for 2013!IMG_1132_Rudd_Frishberg_Yokoyama_Wu final

Mark Frishberg, Chair and Wally Yokoyama, Past Chair, accept the Award

from Martin Rudd, LSAC Chair and Marinda Wu, ACS Past President.


September 2014 Vortex



Please check the nomination forms for Educational Awards, Lloyd Ryland  Award for Teachers, and the Chemistry Olympiad nominations


Visit the Section Webstore

Roughly 25-30% of every dollar generated from sales will go directly to the section to be applied to various outreach programs that the section supports. Information on some of these programs is listed under the program tab on the CALACS website. If you are interested in supporting programs with a contribution or grant, please contact our office at or (510) 351-9922.


We encourage all Members of the Section to the monthly business meeting (EXCOMM). Join your colleges and fellow members in helping  the Section  meet its stated mission.

Use this site to locate Events like Science Cafe and the programs at the  Women Chemist , Younger Chemists, and many of our other outreach programs  listed under Committees found under the About US  tab .  We always welcome  the help of  our Members.

You can also find information about our Section monthly meetings here or under the Events tab. Also Check the What’s New tab. Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.