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O.C. Register's owner to impose furloughs, scale back Long Beach paper
O.C. Register's owner to impose furloughs, scale back Long Beach paper

Less than a year after Freedom Communications Inc. launched the Long Beach Register, a six-day-a-week newspaper, the Santa Ana company announced Tuesday it would fold its Long Beach coverage into the nearly 7-week-old Los Angeles Register. The company, publisher of the Orange County Register, is struggling amid its massive print expansion into Long Beach and Los Angeles. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this post misspelled the last name of Long Beach Register editor Paul Eakins as Easkin. ------------  In a memo to the newsroom, the company said it would require two-week furloughs by employees companywide, offer voluntary buyout packages to journalists,...

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