California Newspapers

East Bay Times

The Contra Costa Times was a daily newspaper based in Walnut Creek, California, U.S.. The paper served Contra Costa and eastern Alameda counties, in the eastern part of the San Francisco Bay Area. On April 5, 2016, the parent company Digital First Media folded the Contra Costa Times into a new newspaper called East Bay Times along with the company's other newspapers in the East Bay.

Fairfield Daily Republic

Newspaper serving Fairfield-Suisun City. Includes with news, sports, entertainment, lifestyle and political coverage.

Fresno Bee

The Fresno Bee is the daily newspaper serving Fresno, California and adjoining counties in San Joaquin Valley. It is owned by The McClatchy Company and ranks fourth in circulation among the company's newspapers. The paper averages a circulation of 157,546 daily and 180, 043 on Sundays. The Fresno Bee was established in 1922 by the McClatchy brothers Charles Kenny and Valentine Stuart. In 1926, the McClatchys purchased an old Fresno newspaper, The Republican. The Fresno Republican had been founded in 1876, by Dr. Chester A. Rowell. In 1932, The Bee had taken over the subscription lists of The Fresno Republican and combined the newspapers. The paper launched its website in 1996; in November 2005, the paper incorporated its online operations into the paper's other departments. The publisher of the Bee is William H. Fleet and edited by Betsy Lumbye. Headquarters are found on E Street in Fresno, California.

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Based in Ontario, California, The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin is a daily newspaper and is the member of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group, a division of MediaNews Group. The paper was formed in 1990 when the Progress Bulletin of Pomona merged with the Daily report of Ontario. The Daily Bulletin covers the Ontario/Montclair, Rancho/Fontana/Rialto, Pomona, Upland/Claremont, Chino Valley, and Riverside County areas. The Daily Bulletin covers local interest stories and sports. They covers college supports including USC, UCLA, the Lakers, he Clippers, the Dodgers and Angels, NFL and Soccer. They also cover motorsports. Circulation for the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin is approximately 40,000.

Long Beach Press Telegram

The Press-Telegram is a daily newspaper published in Long Beach, California. Established in 1897, the Press-Telegram is currently published by the Los Angeles Newspaper Group, a subsidiary of the MediaNews Group, which purchased the newspaper from Knight Ridder in 1997. Knight Ridder had owned the paper for 45 years. Formerly, the paper was known as the Independent-Press-Telegram with the morning Independent. This paper was terminated in the early 1980s, leaving only the Press-Telegram, previously the paper's evening edition, now published in the morning as the paper's only edition.

Los Angeles Daily News

The Los Angeles Daily News is the second-largest circulating daily newspaper of Los Angeles, California. It is the flagship of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group. The Daily News started in 1911 as the Van Nuys Call. In 1981, the paper changed its title to the Daily News of Los Angeles and started to be a daily publication. When the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner went out of business November 2, 1989, it left the Daily News the second-biggest paper in the city behind the Los Angeles Times. The offices of the Daily News are found in Woodland Hills, and a lot of the paper's reporting is targeted toward readers in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. Its stories tend to focus on issues relating to valley businesses, education and crime. The current editor is Carolina Garcia and publisher is Jack Klunder as of 2012. The Los Angeles Daily News is circulating an average of 137,344 daily and 145,164 on Sundays.

Merced Sun-Star

The Merced Sun-Star is the county's only daily newspaper printed in Merced, California. It has an estimated circulation of 20,000 copies and the newspaper is published every day except for Sundays. The Merced Sun-Star evolved from the San Joaquin Valley Argus, a weekly newspaper based in the nearby city of Snelling which began publishing the paper in 1869. The Argus merged with the Merced Journal in 1890 to become the Merced County Sun. In 1925 another consolidation created the Merced Sun-Star. The Merced Sun-Star is owned by The McClatchy Company, which purchased it in 2004. The newspaper has become known for its investigative journalism when it was publically awarded by a national Associated Press Managing Editors Association public service award. They also won a California First Amendment Coalition Beacon Award, among other distinctions.

Modesto Bee

The Modesto Bee is a California newspaper, initially established in 1884 as the Daily Evening News and published continually as a daily under a wide range of names. Prior to its purchase by Charles K. McClatchy and McClatchy Newspapers in 1924, it merged in the same year with the Modesto News-Herald, adopting that name as part of a combination. In 1933 it changed its name to the Modesto Bee and News-Herald, and in 1975 shortened the name on its masthead to the Modesto Bee. Its current owner is McClatchy Company, an American newspaper corporation. The Modesto Bee is delivered throughout central California, reaching places such as Manteca, Merced, Patterson and Sonora. It currently serves 59,783 morning subscribers and 72,795 on Sundays. The headquarters are located at 1325 H Street Modesto, California 95352. The publisher of the Bee is Eric Johnston and edited Joe Kieta.

Monterey County Herald

The Monterey County Herald is produced at Ryan Ranch on the Monterey Peninsula. It previously appeared as The Monterey Peninsula Herald, with editorial offices on Pacific Street in Monterey, California. The newspaper was founded and long published by Colonel Allen Griffin, and its long-time editor-in-chief was Edward Kennedy. In 1967, the newspaper was bought by Block Communications. In 1992 the paper was acquired by the E.W. Scripps Company in exchange for the Pittsburgh Press, which Block merged into its own Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Scripps traded the paper to Knight Ridder in 1997, in exchange for the Boulder Daily Camera. Knight Ridder was later purchased by the Sacramento-based McClatchy Company in June 2006. The deal was contingent on McClatchy selling off 12 of the 32 newspapers it had just purchased; including The Monterey County Herald .The current owner is MediaNews Group as of 2012.

Napa Valley Register

The Napa Valley Register is a daily newspaper located in Napa, California. The paper began publication on August 10, 1863. By 1864, the newspaper had dropped “Valley” from its name, becoming simply the Napa Register, until returning to the original name over a century later.

Pasadena Star News

The Pasadena Star-News is the local daily newspaper for Pasadena, California. The Star-News is a member of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group, since 1996. It is also part of the San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group, along with the San Gabriel Valley Tribune and the Whitter Daily News.

Redlands Daily Facts

The Redlands Daily Facts is a daily newspaper based in Redlands, California. The Daily Facts is a member of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group, a division of MediaNews Group, who purchased the paper in 1999. The paper was established in 1890 as a weekly publication and was turned into a daily two years later by Edgar F. Howe, the owner. The newspaper returned to a 7-day publication on September 4, 2010. Headquarters are located at 700 Brookside Avenue Redlands, California 92373. The Redlands Daily Facts serves Redlands, Mentone, Loma Linda, and East Highlands.

Riverside Press-Enterprise

The Press-Enterprise is a Pulitzer Prize-winning daily newspaper published by the Press-Enterprise Corporation that serves the Inland Empire in Southern California. Headquartered in downtown Riverside, CA, it is the primary newspaper for Riverside County. The circulation area of the newspaper stretches from the border of Orange County to the west, Coachella Valley to the east, north to the San Bernardino Mountains, and south to San Diego County. The newspaper traces its roots to The Press, which began publishing in 1878, and The Daily Enterprise, which started publishing in 1885. The two papers were merged into one company in 1931, but the company did not begin publishing a daily morning paper named The Press-Enterprise until 1983. The Press and the Enterprise jointly won the 1968 Pulitzer Prize for meritorious public service for a piece written by George Ringwald about the Agua Calienta Indian Tribe.

Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento Bee is a daily newspaper published in Sacramento, California. Since its beginning in 1857, the Bee has turned into Sacramento's largest newspaper, the fifth largest newspaper in California, and the 27th largest paper in the United States. It is distributed in the upper Sacramento Valley, with a total circulation of 279, 032 daily and 324, 613 on Sunday. The paper serves south to Stockton, California, north to the Oregon border, east to Reno, Nevada and west to the San Francisco Bay Area. The Bee is the flagship of the nationwide McClatchy Company. Under the name The Daily Bee, the first issue of the newspaper was published in 1857. At this time, the Bee was in competition with the Sacramento Union, a newspaper established in 1851. The Sacramento Bee has won five Pulitzer Prizes in its history. It has won a number of other awards, including several for its progressive public service campaigns promoting free speech.

San Bernardino Sun

The San Bernardino Sun is a newspaper in San Bernardino County, California along with a significant concentration in nearby Riverside County. The San Bernardino Sun provides most of the Inland Empire in Southern California with papers. The circulation area of the newspaper covers from the border of Los Angeles and Orange Counties to the west, east to the Arizona State line, north to the Impirial County line, and south to the Riverside City line. The San Bernardino Sun's local competitors are the Press Enterprise in Riverside and the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin in Ontario. Times Mirror bought the paper in 1964, but was ordered to sell it soon after the paper was purchased. Gannett purchased the paper in 1968. MediaNews Group took control of the paper from Gannett in 1999.Headquarters are located in San Bernardino, California.

San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco Chronicle has been around since World War II. During that time, the new editor Scott Newhall took a daring and somewhat provoking approach to news presentation. Newhall's Chronicle included investigative reporting by such journalists as Pierre Salinger, later to play a prominent role in national politics, and Paul Avery, the staffer who pursued the trail of the self-named "Zodiac Killer" whose crimes chilled late-1960s San Francisco. It also featured such exciting columnists as Pauline Phillips, who wrote under the name "Dear Abby," "Count Marco" (Marc Spinelli), Stanton Delaplane, Terence O'Flaherty, Lucius Beebe, Art Hoppe, Charles McCabe, and Herb Caen. The newspaper grew in circulation to become the city's largest, overtaking the rival San Francisco Examiner. The demise of other San Francisco dailies through the late 1950s and early 1960s left the Examiner and the Chronicle to battle for circulation and readership superiority.

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

The Los Angeles Newspaper Group is an umbrella group of local daily newspapers published in the greater Los Angeles area by MediaNews Group. The news coverage of the newspapers are mainly local stories. The newspapers contain some national and international news, often from the Associated Press.

San Jose-San Mateo Mercury News

The San Jose Mercury News is a daily newspaper in San Jose, California. The San Jose Mercury was established in 1851 as the San Jose Weekly Visitor, while the San Jose News was established in 1883. In 1942 the Mercury bought the News and carried on publishing both newspapers, with the Mercury as the morning paper and the News as the evening paper. In 1983 the papers were combined into the San Jose Mercury News, with morning and afternoon editions. The afternoon edition was later abandoned. The paper is owned by Media News Group. Its headquarters are located in North San Jose at 750 Ridder Park Drive. The Mercury News involves all other Bay Area newspapers owned by Media News Group, which includes the Oakland, Times, Marin, San Mateo County Times, Santa Cruz Sentinel, and ten other local dailies, each of which are branded as an edition of the San Jose Mercury News.

San Luis Obispo Tribune

The Tribune is a daily newspaper that distributes throughout San Luis Obispo County, California and Oldest business in San Luis Obispo. It was created in 1939 from a collaboration of three newspapers founded between 1869 and 1905, and was later purchased by the E. W. Scripps Company. The McClatchy Company took over the paper on June 27, 2006 when it acquired Knight Ridder. The paper?s publisher is Bruce Ray; its executive editor is Sandra Duerr. According to McClatchy, the newspaper?s daily circulation is 39,880 and 45,250 on Sundays. Total readership is estimated at 90,800 on weekdays and 102,800 on Sunday. With the motto ?People you know, the paper you trust?, the Tribune features local and national news, sports, opinion, entertainment, and more. Headquarters for the Tribune are located at 3825 S. Higuera Street.

Santa Cruz Sentinel

The Santa Cruz Sentinel is a daily newspaper published in Santa Cruz, California, covering Santa Cruz County, California, and owned by Digital First Media. Ottaway Community Newspapers, a division of Dow Jones & Company bought the paper in 1982 from the McPherson family.

The Orange County Register

Orange County Register Communications, Inc. is a leading news and information company that publishes a diverse portfolio of newspapers, websites, mobile and tablet apps, magazines and custom-published products. Based in Santa Ana, Calif., Orange County Register Communications publishes The Orange County Register, a three-time, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper and the area’s most trusted source of news and information since 1905. The company also publishes 24 community newspapers, including Spanish-language Excelsior. The Orange County Register is the flagship newspaper of Freedom Communications, Inc, a national privately owned information and entertainment company headquartered in Irvine, Calif. The evolution of The Orange County Register began on Nov. 25, 1905, when a group of businessmen launched the Santa Ana Register to serve Orange County's 20,000 residents. There have been several major developments, both in the county and within the Register, since that date.

Torrance Daily Breeze

In 1894, a former druggist named S.D. "Doc" Barkley announced to his friends in Redondo Beach one night that he was planning to start a newspaper, he reportedly said, "I'm going to start a newspaper in this town tomorrow and call it the Breeze, because the breeze always blows here." At the time, Redondo Beach had a population of around 500, consisted of a scattering of houses, a few wooden stores, a tent city and the luxurious Hotel Redondo. Barkley opened his newspaper office at 116 North Pacific Avenue in a wooden building he shared with Nick's Bootery, and the four-page tabloid paper began to appear once a week on Saturday. There is no visual record of the first fifteen years of the newspaper does not exist; the Breeze's earliest holdings on microfilm begin with the April 24, 1909 edition. The earliest known reference to The Daily Breeze is in the records of the Redondo Beach City Hall; on August 6, 1894, the city's Board of Trustees called for an ordinance relating to streets and sidewalks to be published in The Breeze.

Whittier Daily News

The Los Angeles Newspaper Group is an umbrella group of local daily newspapers published in the greater Los Angeles area by MediaNews Group. The news coverage of the newspapers are mainly local stories. The newspapers contain some national and international news, often from the Associated Press.