Santa Cruz Sentinel

The Santa Cruz Sentinel is a daily newspaper published in Santa Cruz, California, covering Santa Cruz County, California, and owned by Media News Group.

Santa Cruz Sentinel
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TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Media News Group
Headquarters324 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz, California United States

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,[1] but quickly sold it, February 2, 2007, to MediaNews Group.[2] The MediaNews Group formed Digital First Media in 2013 when it merged with Journal Register Company. The company is controlled by the hedge fund Alden Global Capital.


  • Publisher/Editor:Jim Gleim [3]
  • Director of Operations and Advertising: Steve Bennett
  • Managing Editor: Melissa Murphy


  1. ^ "CNHI to Acquire 6 Dailies from Dow Jones" Archived 2012-12-09 at, press release, November 1, 2006, accessed January 14, 2007.
  2. ^ "MediaNews Group Inc. Acquires Santa Cruz Sentinel" Archived 2013-01-19 at, press release, February 2, 2007, accessed February 3, 2007.
  3. ^ "Contact Us". 24 April 2018.

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