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Tribune Publishing completes purchase of U-T San Diego
Tribune Publishing completes purchase of U-T San Diego

Tribune Publishing, the parent company of the Los Angeles Times, has completed its purchase of the U-T San Diego from real estate magnate Doug Manchester. The deal to unite the newspapers of California's two largest cities was announced two weeks ago. Tribune Publishing — which also owns the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and other daily newspapers — paid $85 million in cash and stock for the U-T, eight community weeklies and related websites. The papers will share content and other resources. Going forward, the U-T will return to its longtime name, the San Diego Union-Tribune. The paper will be led on a day-to-day basis by Russ Newton, the new president and chief...

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