Press: McClatchys' Spread

For decades the McClatchy family's Sacramento Bee has dominated that part of California north of San Francisco Bay which is generally known as the Sacramento Valley and which the Bee calls ''Superior California." The San Joaquin Valley, stretching to the south, was until a few years ago swayed by Editor Chester Harvey Rowell's morning Fresno Republican, long famed throughout the State as a fearless journal. In 1920 Publicist Rowell sold out to the Brothers Chase Salmon and George Augustus Osborn, sons of former Governor Chase Salmon Osborn...

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