San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Type Daily newspaper
Format broadsheet
Owner(s) Digital First Media
Publisher Ron Hasse
Editor Frank Pine
Language English
Headquarters 605 E Huntington Dr Ste 100 Monrovia, California 91016
Circulation 57,558 Daily
76,478 Sunday
(March 2013)[1]
Sister newspapers Pasadena Star-News and the Whittier Daily News
Website www.sgvtribune.com

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune is a paid daily newspaper located in Monrovia, California that serves the central and eastern San Gabriel Valley. It operated at the West Covina location from 1955 to 2015. The Tribune is a member of Southern California News Group[2] (formerly the Los Angeles Newspaper Group), a division of Digital First Media. It is also part of the San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group, along with the Pasadena Star-News and the Whittier Daily News.

The newspaper chain Brush-Moore purchased the Tribune in 1960.[3] Thomson Newspapers purchased Brush-Moore in 1967. Thomson sold the Tribune to Singleton's MediaNews Group in 1996.[4]

History[edit]

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune was launched on March 21, 1955 in West Covina, California. Before the launching, readers had to read community weeklies. The newspaper was founded by Carl Miller, his brother A.Q. Miller and Corwin Hoffland. Today, the newspaper moved its operations to Monrovia, after 60 years at the West Covina location. With the daily local news coverage which includes city government, public education, public safety, transportation issues, entertainment, lifestyle, and editorials. The newspaper received a number of awards include best in front page category from the California Newspaper Publishers Association among suburban area dailies. It publishes the annual PrepXtra high school football magazine with team capsules and schedules for all the schools located in the east and west San Gabriel Valley and the Montebello/Whittier areas. The annual San Gabriel Valley's Best magazine honors the best people, places to shop, eateries, and services in the region.

Coverage area[edit]

Coverage area for the San Gabriel Valley Tribune includes the cities of Alhambra, Arcadia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Covina, Duarte, Diamond Bar, El Monte, Glendora, Industry, Irwindale, La Puente, Monrovia, Montebello, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel, South El Monte, Temple City, Walnut, and West Covina, and the unincorporated areas of Bassett, Hacienda Heights, Rowland Heights, and Valinda.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Total Circ for US Newspapers". Alliance for Audited Media. March 31, 2013. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ Hagen, Ryan. "What is Digital First Media and the Southern California News Group who just purchased the Orange County Register?". San Bernardino Sun. Retrieved 4 April 2016. 
  3. ^ Eastern Company Buys Paper in West Covina, Los Angeles Times, March 17, 1960
  4. ^ Roberts, Gene; Kunkel, Thomas; Layton, Charles, eds. (2001). Leaving Readers Behind: The Age of Corporate Newspapering. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press. ISBN 1610752325. 

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