The Santa Cruz Sentinel is a daily newspaper published in Santa Cruz, California, covering Santa Cruz County, California, and owned by MediaNews Group Inc.
Aside from its main office in Scotts Valley, the Sentinel has a Pajaro Valley news bureau in Watsonville, California. The paper has reporters assigned to beats such as agriculture, county government and surfing.
Ottaway Community Newspapers, a division of Dow Jones & Company bought the paper in 1982 from the McPherson family. Community Newspaper Holdings bought the Sentinel in late 2006 from Ottaway, but quickly sold it, February 2, 2007, to MediaNews.
- Publisher: Gary Omernick
- Vice President of Advertising: Robert S Powell
- Editor: Don Miller
- ^ "CNHI to Acquire 6 Dailies from Dow Jones", press release, November 1, 2006, accessed January 14, 2007.
- ^ "MediaNews Group Inc. Acquires Santa Cruz Sentinel", press release, February 2, 2007, accessed February 3, 2007.