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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