Serving the Californian capital like its predecessor of 1878
Named after an unrelated newspaper first produced in Sacramento in 1878. The daily newspaper was owned by the Sun Printing and Publishing Co.
Catering for Sacramento, the Californian capital and the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, the fourth biggest in the state, the current-day Sacramento Sun has been on the Web since 2004.
Providing primarily local news, the publication covers a wide range of international news headlines as well as business reports, and a section on California state news.
The portal, which uses the masthead motto Serving the Californian capital like its predecessor of 1878, provides a number of interactive facilities and publishes RSS feeds.
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Market: City of Sacramento, California/Est. population 500,000 (city), 1.8 million (urban), 2.2 million (metro), 2.45 million (CSA)
Midwest Radio Network
Level 2, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Staunton & Thompson
Westpac Banking Corporation
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Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE
Title: Sacramento Sun
Mission: Sacramento Sun was conceived in 2002 to provide up-to-the minute local news, together with national and international headlines as part of a global network pooling resources to deliver a quality service to member portals. Each online publication has been modelled on a newspaper format for familiar readability by users. The locations forming part of the network were selected on the basis of demand for news for that location. Sacramento Sun, an online newspaper, provides coverage of the city, the metropolitan area, and California. International news, business and finance stories are common across the network of sites, and are drawn from a number of sources including original in-house journalists and wire services.
Sacramento Sun and the other sites are administered by Midwest Radio Network.
Associated sites include: California Telegraph | Central Coast News | Las Vegas Herald | Long Beach Star | Los Angeles Herald | Oakland Times | Orange County Sun | San Diego Sun | San Francisco Star | San Jose Sun | Santa Barbara Post
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