Novato Advance is a weekly newspaper in Novato, California.
The Novato Advance has been published since July 1, 1922. Its first editor was William Hanen. Subsequent owners included Scripps Enterprises. It is now owned by Battle Born Media -- Marin, a private company dedicated to the revitalization of community newspapers. It is owned and operated by veteran newsman Sherman R. Frederick.
The papers include the Novato Advance, the Sausalito Marin Scope, the San Rafael News Pointer, the Mill Valley Herald, the Twin Cities Times (Larkspur & Corte Madera) and the Ross Valley Reporter. It is a combination paid circulation and free doorstep delivery totally about 14,000 circulation in Marin County.
The company also owns the Pacifica Tribune in Pacifica, CA.