March 6, 1993 |
Freedom Newspapers Buys San Clemente Daily: Irvine-based Freedom Newspapers Inc. announced Friday that it has purchased the Daily Sun-Post in San Clemente from South Coast Newspapers. No price was disclosed. The Daily Sun-Post, an 8,500-circulation afternoon newspaper, will continue to publish in its current form and retain its existing staff for the time being, Freedom officials said. The Sun-Post also serves San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, Capistrano Beach and Laguna Niguel.
February 6, 1993 |
Freedom Buys 2 North County Weeklies: Irvine-based Freedom Newspapers Inc., continuing its expansion in North County, said Friday that it had purchased weekly newspapers serving the Buena Park and Cypress-La Palma areas. The Buena Park News and the Cypress/La Palma News were bought for an undisclosed price from City Communication Corp. in Orange. Freedom plans to merge the two into a single publication called the Buena Park News, which will cover all three cities.
January 5, 1993 |
Publication Purchased: Freedom Newspapers Inc., publisher of the Orange County Register, announced Monday that it has bought the Orange and Los Angeles counties edition of Preview, a weekly entertainment guide, from South Coast Newspapers in Oceanside. The 2-year-old tabloid has a circulation of about 87,000 in south Orange County and 20,000 around Manhattan Beach and Torrance, Freedom Newspapers spokesman Michael Lednovich said.
December 31, 1992 |
Freedom Newspapers Inc., which owns the Orange County Register, is negotiating with South Coast Newspapers in Oceanside to buy the Daily Sun-Post, an 8,000-circulation newspaper in San Clemente. Though no deal has been completed, talks between the two media companies are underway, Freedom spokesman Michael Lednovich said Wednesday. Richard D. Newell, vice president of South Coast Newspapers, confirmed that the companies are discussing the Daily Sun-Post.
July 23, 1992 |
Freedom Newspapers Starts Hispanic Paper: Freedom Newspapers Inc., owner of the Orange County Register, launched a Spanish-language newspaper aimed at Orange County's Hispanic population. The debut edition of Excelsior consists of a 28-page tabloid news section and a six-page broadsheet classified section. About 35,000 copies of the paper will be distributed free on Wednesdays at retail and grocery stores in five cities--Santa Ana, Anaheim, Buena Park, Fullerton and Stanton.