The Press: The Ridders Buy Again

The Ridder family, which bought the morning and evening papers in San Jose, Calif, only two weeks ago (TIME, Aug. 4), last week purchased two more California dailies. For an undisclosed amount, the Ridders took over Long Beach's morning Independent (circ. 48,100) and evening Press-Telegram (95,823). The Ridders now have twelve dailies.

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