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The Tri-City Voice is a weekly San Francisco Bay Area newspaper based in Fremont, California, and covering the cities of Fremont, Newark, Union City, Hayward, Milpitas and Sunol.[1][2][3]

Tri-City Voice
TypeWeekly newspaper
Owner(s)What's Happening Inc.
PublisherWilliam Marshak
HeadquartersFremont, California, United States
OCLC number49056272


It was founded in 2002,[2][4] and went online at in 2004.[5]

The paper covers local news, arts, history, and entertainment.[1][6] It is designated a newspaper of general circulation by the cities of Fremont[7][8][9] and Union City.[10] Print copies are made available primarily through free distribution, as well as paid subscriptions.[1]

The Tri-City Voice is owned by What's Happening, Inc.[1][2][11] As of 2018, the publisher and editor is William Marshak.[12]


The paper was given the 2018 "Media of the Year" award by the Indo-American Community Federation,[13] and is one of 72 American newspapers being archived by the Princeton University Library for its coverage on African American communities.[14]


  1. ^ a b c d "About Us". Tri-City Voice. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  2. ^ a b c "About What's Happening's Tri-City Voice. (Fremont, Calif.) 2002-current". Library of Congress: Chronicling America.
  3. ^ "Bay Area Newspapers". Santa Clara County Library District. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  4. ^ "What's Happening's Tri-City Voice". OCLC WorldCat. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  5. ^ " on the Wayback Machine". Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  6. ^ "Tri-City Voice Articles". Washington Township Museum of Local History. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  7. ^ "Fremont City Council Meeting, February 21, 2012". City of Fremont. February 21, 2012. p. 4.
  8. ^ "Draft Ordinance No. XX-2009". City of Fremont. 2009. p. 1.
  9. ^ "Draft Ordinance No. XX-2010". City of Fremont. 2010. p. 2.
  10. ^ "Union City Action Plan: Community Development Block Grant FY 2018" (PDF). Union City, California. 2018. pp. 37–38. Retrieved 2018-09-21.
  11. ^ "Publication-Public Advertisements & Legal Notices". City of Fremont. 2017-12-20. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  12. ^ "Tri-City Voice masthead". Tri-City Voice. July 31, 2018. p. 29.
  13. ^ Albanese, Giovanni. "Community Members from All Backgrounds Join in Celebrating IACF's 17th Annual Unity Dinner". India West. Retrieved 2018-09-21.
  14. ^ "Princeton University Library builds collection of newspapers published for African American audiences". Princeton University. Retrieved 2018-09-21.