KAZU Local
6:33 am
Thu April 27, 2006

MediaNews to Buy <i>Herald</i>

Monterey, CA – The Monterey County Herald will have a new owner this summer - Denver-based MediaNews. Knight Ridder agreed to sell all of its newspapers - including the Herald and San Jose Mercury News - to the McClatchy Company last month. McClatchy announced Wednesday it would re-sell four of those papers. MediaNews will pay a billion dollars in cash - with backing from the Hearst Corporation. KAZU's Ben Adler reports.

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KAZU Local
9:26 am
Thu April 20, 2006

New MIIS President on school's mission and future

In Focus Today
1:56 am
Tue March 28, 2006

KAZU Blog: Three bidders for <i>Monterey County Herald</i>

Monterey, CA – There appear to be at least three groups eyeing the Monterey County Herald.

The local paper was put on the auction block once again earlier this month when The McClatchy Co. announced it would sell 12 of the 32 papers it had just agreed to acquire from Knight Ridder.

Bids on the 12 papers, including the Herald, San Jose Mercury News and the East San Francisco Bay Area's Contra Costa Times closed at 5pm Tuesday, and three groups have clearly expressed an interest:

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