| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The Boston Globe has been sold to Red Sox owner John Henry for $70 million in cash, a fraction of the $1.1 billion paid for it by the New York Times Co. in 1993.
The low price underscores the continued troubles plaguing the newspaper publishing industry...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com founder who helped bring books into the digital age, is going after another pillar of “old media”: The Washington Post.
Bezos, 49, struck a deal announced Monday to buy the venerable Washington broadsheet and...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Stan Lynde, creator of the syndicated western comic strip "Rick O'Shay," which ran for 20 years in major newspapers and reached about 15 million readers, died Tuesday of cancer in Helena, Mont. He was 81.
Lynde was a Korean War veteran who had studied...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Tribune Co. is getting out of the faltering newspaper business, but probably not the way it hoped.
The media giant announced Wednesday that it will spin off its publishing unit into a separate company, a maneuver that's likely to delay a long-expected...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:02 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my Comic-Con costume ready.
The Skinny: Some folks are griping about the humidity here this week but having recently spent some time back East let me tell you we still have it pretty good. Thursday's headlines include...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:45 PM
California Community News, LLC* (CCN) provides a range of printing, packaging and distribution services for several Tribune Company companies, including the Los Angeles Times Media Group (LATMG).
CCN inserted and distributed nearly 4 billion preprints...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Carlos Guardado keeps a box in his bedroom filled to the brim with books.
His collection of page-turners counts among the 12-year-old's prized possessions.
"I can't be separated from them," Carlos said, smiling, his eyes bright.
He listens to jazz...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:35 PM
A state appellate court ruled Tuesday that newspapers have a right to learn, and publish, the names of all the UC Davis campus police officers involved in the controversial and much-publicized pepper-spraying of student protesters in 2011.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:25 PM
On my first night in Baltimore in 1981, in keeping with my adventurous and highly sophisticated palate, I took my wife out for pizza.
We were at this place in Towson and I was reaching for a slice of pepperoni with my fat little fingers when there was a...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Monty Grow, a former linebacker for the Florida Gators and Jacksonville Jaguars, faces child abuse charges after police said he left a 3-year-old toddler alone in a car while he went to a Clearwater strip club.
Grow, 41, was arrested at the Diamond...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:43 PM
So, potheads didn’t start the Rim fire after all.
On Thursday, the U.S. Forest Service revealed that a hunter let an illegal fire “escape,” sparking the blaze in and around Yosemite National Park that has burned more than 237,341...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:39 AM
One week after boosting its broadcasting holdings with the announcement of a deal to purchase 19 television stations, Tribune Co. said Wednesday morning it intends to spin off its publishing business into a separate company.
The move would separate...