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The Los Angeles Times (sometimes abbreviated as LA Times or L.A. Times) is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.wikipedia
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Harrison Gray Otis (publisher)

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In July 1882, Harrison Gray Otis moved from Santa Barbara to become the paper's editor.
Harrison Gray Otis (February 10, 1837 – July 30, 1917) was the president and general manager of the Times-Mirror Company, publisher of the Los Angeles Times.

Nathan Cole Jr.

The Times was first published on December 4, 1881, as the Los Angeles Daily Times under the direction of Nathan Cole Jr. and Thomas Gardiner.
Nathan Cole Jr. (1860–1921) was one of the two founders of the Los Angeles Daily Times, now the Los Angeles Times.

Otis Chandler

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The paper's profile grew substantially in the 1960s under publisher Otis Chandler, who adopted a more national focus.
Otis Chandler (November 23, 1927 – February 27, 2006) was the publisher of the Los Angeles Times between 1960 and 1980, leading a large expansion of the newspaper and its ambitions.

Thomas Gardiner (publisher)

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The Times was first published on December 4, 1881, as the Los Angeles Daily Times under the direction of Nathan Cole Jr. and Thomas Gardiner.
Thomas Gardiner (1826–1899) was the manager of the San Diego Union and a founder of the Los Angeles Daily Times, precursors to today's San Diego Union-Tribune and Los Angeles Times, respectively.

Norman Chandler

Harry Chandler was succeeded in 1944 by his son, Norman Chandler, who ran the paper during the rapid growth of post-war Los Angeles.
Norman Chandler (September 14, 1899 – October 20, 1973) was the publisher of the Los Angeles Times from 1945 to 1960.

S. J. Mathes

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In the meantime, S. J. Mathes had joined the firm, and it was at his insistence that the Times continued publication.
Samuel Jay Mathes, known as S.J. Mathes, (1849?–1927) was a pioneer printer and newspaperman in Los Angeles, California, who in 1881 and 1882 directed the editorial policies of the newly established Los Angeles Daily Times, which later became the Los Angeles Times, until General Harrison Gray Otis took over in August 1882.

Los Angeles Times–Washington Post News Service

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In 1962, the paper joined with The Washington Post to form the Los Angeles Times–Washington Post News Service to syndicate articles from both papers for other news organizations.
The Los Angeles Times–Washington Post News Service, sometimes referred to as simply the Times-Post News Service, was a joint news agency in the United States that was created as a partnership between the Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post and existed from 1962 to 2009.

Jesse Yarnell

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It was first printed at the Mirror printing plant, owned by Jesse Yarnell and T.J. Caystile.
Thomas Jesse Yarnell, known as Jesse Yarnell, (1837–1906) was a California newspaperman who established the Los Angeles, California, Weekly Mirror, which took over the Los Angeles Times in 1881 and later merged with it.

Wikitorial

For two days in 2005, the Times experimented with Wikitorial, the first Wiki by a major news organization to allow readers to combine forces to produce their own editorial pieces.
Wikitorial is a term coined by the Los Angeles Times to describe a traditional editorial that can be edited in the fashion of a wiki (computer software that allows users to edit text and make changes to one document).

Tribune Media

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In 2000, the Times-Mirror Company, publisher of the Times, was purchased by the Tribune Company of Chicago, Illinois, placing the paper in co-ownership with then-WB (now CW)-affiliated KTLA, which Tribune acquired in 1985.
Prior to the August 2014 spin-off of the company's publishing division into Tribune Publishing, Tribune Media was the nation's second-largest newspaper publisher behind the Gannett Company, with ten daily newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Orlando Sentinel, Sun-Sentinel and The Baltimore Sun, and several commuter tabloids.

Los Angeles Times bombing

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The efforts of the Times to fight local unions led to the October 1, 1910 bombing of its headquarters, killing twenty-one people.
Harrison Gray Otis, publisher of the Los Angeles Times, was vehemently anti-union.

Harry Chandler

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Upon Otis's death in 1917, his son-in-law, Harry Chandler, took control as publisher of the Times.
In Los Angeles, while working in the fruit fields, he started a small delivery company that soon became responsible for also delivering many of the city's morning newspapers, which put him in contact with The Los Angeles Times publisher Harrison Gray Otis.

The San Diego Union-Tribune

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On February 7, 2018, Tribune Publishing, formerly Tronc Inc. agreed to sell the Los Angeles Times along with other southern California properties (The San Diego Union-Tribune, Hoy) to billionaire biotech investor Patrick Soon-Shiong.
In February 2018 it was announced to be sold, along with the Los Angeles Times, to Patrick Soon-Shiong's investment firm Nant Capital LLC for $500 million plus $90 million in pension liabilities.

John Carroll (journalist)

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John Carroll, former editor of the Baltimore Sun, was brought in to restore the luster of the newspaper.
John Sawyer Carroll (January 23, 1942 – June 14, 2015) was an American journalist and newspaper editor, known for his work as the editor of the Lexington Herald-Leader, the Los Angeles Times and The Baltimore Sun.

Ross Levinsohn

On August 21, 2017, Ross Levinsohn, then aged 54, was named publisher and CEO, replacing Davan Maharaj, who had been both publisher and editor.
He held a brief, controversial tenure as publisher of the Los Angeles Times, and served as interim CEO of Yahoo for two months in 2012 after serving as Executive Vice President, Americas, and Head of Global Media.

Norman Pearlstine

, ownership of the paper is controlled by Patrick Soon-Shiong, and the executive editor is Norman Pearlstine.
Norman Pearlstine (born October 4, 1942) is an American editor and media executive, the executive editor of The Los Angeles Times.

Austin Beutner

In September 2015, in an apparent struggle over localized versus corporate control, Austin Beutner, the publisher and chief executive, was replaced by Timothy E. Ryan.
He co-founded Evercore Partners and is the former publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Timothy Ryan (newspaper publisher)

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In September 2015, in an apparent struggle over localized versus corporate control, Austin Beutner, the publisher and chief executive, was replaced by Timothy E. Ryan.
Beginning in 2015, he served as the publisher and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Tribune Publishing

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On February 7, 2018, Tribune Publishing, formerly Tronc Inc. agreed to sell the Los Angeles Times along with other southern California properties (The San Diego Union-Tribune, Hoy) to billionaire biotech investor Patrick Soon-Shiong.
In 2018, Tronc announced that it would sell its California papers, including the Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune and other smaller titles in the California News Group to an investment firm headed by a major tronc shareholder, Patrick Soon-Shiong for US$500 million.

Dorothy Buffum Chandler

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Norman's wife, Dorothy Buffum Chandler, became active in civic affairs and led the effort to build the Los Angeles Music Center, whose main concert hall was named the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in her honor.
She attended Stanford University, where at a school dance she met Norman Chandler, eldest son of the family that had published the Los Angeles Times since 1883 and was a significant social and political force in the area.

T.J. Caystile

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It was first printed at the Mirror printing plant, owned by Jesse Yarnell and T.J. Caystile.
Thomas J. Caystile, known as T.J. Caystile (1848–1884), was an American, printer and newspaperman, who, with his partners, Jesse Yarnell and S. J. Mathes, founded the Los Angeles Mirror and later took over the Los Angeles Daily Times, later to be known as the Los Angeles Times.

Patrick Soon-Shiong

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On February 7, 2018, Tribune Publishing, formerly Tronc Inc. agreed to sell the Los Angeles Times along with other southern California properties (The San Diego Union-Tribune, Hoy) to billionaire biotech investor Patrick Soon-Shiong. , ownership of the paper is controlled by Patrick Soon-Shiong, and the executive editor is Norman Pearlstine.
He has been a minority owner of the Los Angeles Lakers since 2010, and since June 2018, he has been the owner and Executive Chairman of the Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune.

The Baltimore Sun

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John Carroll, former editor of the Baltimore Sun, was brought in to restore the luster of the newspaper.
The paper was sold under recent non-family publisher Reg Murphy in 1986 to the Times-Mirror Company of the Los Angeles Times. The same week, the 115 year old rivalry with The News American came to an end, as that ancient old paper with publishing antecedents since 1773, with subsequent mergers, announced that it would fold.

Southern California

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She speculated that the paper's revenue shortfall could be reversed by expanding coverage of economic justice topics, which she believed were increasingly relevant to Southern California; she cited the paper's attempted hiring of a "celebrity justice reporter" as an example of the wrong approach.
In 1900, the Los Angeles Times defined southern California as including "the seven counties of Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, Ventura and Santa Barbara."

KTLA

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In 2000, the Times-Mirror Company, publisher of the Times, was purchased by the Tribune Company of Chicago, Illinois, placing the paper in co-ownership with then-WB (now CW)-affiliated KTLA, which Tribune acquired in 1985.
The Tribune Company purchased the Times Mirror Company (then-owners of the Los Angeles Times) in 2000, bringing the newspaper into common ownership with channel 5; ironically, the Los Angeles Times was the original owner of Fox owned-and-operated station KTTV from 1949 (under a joint venture with CBS through 1951) until it sold the station to Metromedia (successor to DuMont's owned and operated stations) in 1963 (that company would eventually become Fox Television Stations upon Metromedia's 1986 merger with News Corporation); as FCC rules prohibited the common ownership of newspapers and broadcast outlets in the same market, Tribune filed for and was granted a waiver by the agency in order to acquire the Times.