| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Freedom Communications Holdings Inc., which owns the Orange County Register, has agreed to purchase the Riverside Press-Enterprise from its owner, A.H. Belo Corp., both companies said Thursday.
The acquisition is part of a series of aggressive moves...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:01 PM
A spotlight-loving Chinese business mogul said Tuesday that he wanted to expand his empire into media by purchasing the New York Times.
Chen Guangbiao, who made his fortune recycling material from torn-down buildings, said he plans to discuss the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:35 PM
The long-anticipated and overdue sale of the Riverside Press-Enterprise to the owner of the Orange County Register has finally closed, according to the companies in the transaction.
In a statement late Thursday, publisher A.H. Belo Corp., which agreed...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:38 PM
A planned sale of the Riverside Press-Enterprise to the owner of the Orange County Register has not yet closed three days after the deadline, according to the newspaper’s current owner.
In a statement published after the close of the stock market,...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Significant layoffs hit the newsrooms Thursday at the Orange County Register and the Riverside Press-Enterprise, a troubling sign for the Aaron Kushner-owned publications.
Exact numbers have not been released at the Register, although the cuts there are...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Nick Punto sat at his locker, surrounded by media fresh after the Dodgers’ 6-4 victory over the Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series, but his mind raced ahead.
The Dodgers will face their second consecutive elimination...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Remember what A.J. Ellis said as the Dodgers celebrated winning their division last month?
“It's amazing what talent can do,” Ellis said.
He could just as easily -- heck more easily -- have said the same thing surrounded by another...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said Friday he has been exploring a possible purchase of the Los Angeles Times.
"The Los Angeles Times says something," Walter said before the Dodgers played the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium. "It...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 3:01 PM
"We must be aware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic." — Winston Churchill
It's heartening for taxpayers that transparency in public employee labor negotiations is starting to spread across Orange County and even the state....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The owner of the Riverside Press-Enterprise is threatening legal action against publishing entrepreneur Aaron Kushner if he fails to make good on his offer to purchase the newspaper.
The $27.25-million deal had been set to close Friday. But the Press-...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:53 PM
An appropriate tribute to the late Lucille Kuehn, one of the most important women in Newport Beach's 106-year history, would be to name something in her honor at the Central Library.
Lucille, who passed away peacefully last week at 89, was the...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:28 PM
John Markulis, an owner of Puritan Bakery in Carson, which has supplied breads and buns for more than 2,000 restaurants in California, including In-N-Out, Fatburger and Original Tommy's, died Sunday at 83 in a hospital in Torrance, the Orange County...