AAN News

Judge Thinks “Secret” KJ Emails Should See the Light of Day

The judge already ordered hundreds of emails to be released and now SN&R is confident that, nearly a year after standing up to Kevin Johnson, many of these records will finally become public, and soon. (FULL STORY)
Sacramento News & Review  |  04-21-2016  6:00 pm  |  Press Releases

Monterey County Weekly, Sacremento News & Review Win SPJ Freedom of Information Awardsnew

The James Madison Freedom of Information Awards recognize Northern California organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing freedom of information.
SPJ NorCal  |  02-03-2016  4:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

First Look Media Grants $15,000 to Sacramento News & Review Legal Defense Fundnew

The $15,000 grant will be used to offset the legal costs the publication is accruing from a lawsuit filed by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.
First Look Media  |  10-20-2015  11:40 am  |  Industry News

Over 35 AAN Publications Collaborate on Letter-Writing Project Ahead of U.N. Climate Change Conference

Over 35 AAN publications will publish Letters to the Future, a national letter-writing project featuring letters from authors, artists, scientists and the general public. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  10-05-2015  4:00 pm  |  Industry News

Sacramento News & Review Launches Legal Defense Fundnew

SN&R has launched a GoFundMe campaign aimed at offsetting legal costs associated with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's lawsuit against the paper.
News & Review  |  09-03-2015  4:00 pm  |  Legal News

Sacramento News & Review Sued by Mayor Kevin Johnsonnew

The litigation is meant to force SN&R to agree that the city should not disclose certain emails even though the city attorney has determined them to be public records.
Sacramento News & Review  |  07-06-2015  6:00 pm  |  Legal News

CNPA Honors Nine AAN Publications

Palo Alto Weekly picked up the coveted general excellence award from the California Newspaper Publishers Association. (FULL STORY)
CNPA  |  05-06-2013  1:35 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Sacramento News & Review Names Rachel Leibrock and Nick Miller as Co-Editors

Two long-time SN&R employees, arts & culture editor Rachel Leibrock and managing editor Nick Miller, will become co-Editors. They will replace founding editor Melinda Welsh, who announced earlier this year that she is stepping down. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-14-2012  12:51 pm  |  Industry News

Sacramento News & Review Lists 'Top 10 Reasons to be Editor-in-Chief'new

Sacramento News & Review founding editor Melinda Welsh is stepping down from her post and to help find a replacement, her staff has put together the "Top 10 Reasons to be Editor-in-Chief."
Sacramento News & Review  |  03-02-2012  8:30 am  |  Press Releases

Over 20 Alt-Weeklies Run Sept. 11 Anniversary Commentary by Tom Hayden

The article, "9/11 Blind," examines the Long War that has unfolded over the past ten years, resulting in the loss of thousands of lives and exacting a heavy toll on the U.S. economy. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  09-09-2011  1:00 pm  |  Industry News

Eight Alt-Weeklies Honored in CNPA Awardsnew

San Francisco Bay Guardian picked up the coveted General Excellence award from the California Newspaper Publishers Association. Palo Alto Weekly led all alt-weeklies with ten awards.
California Newspaper Publishers Association  |  04-22-2011  5:31 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Former News & Review Employee Accused Of Embezzlementnew

Former Sacramento News & Review sales director Jeff Lang allegedly stole "hundreds of thousands of dollars."
North Coast Journal  |  12-10-2010  12:21 pm  |  Legal News  |  Comments (1)

More Fashion Designers Turn Alt-Weeklies into Dressesnew

Dresses made entirely of pages from the Sacramento News & Review were recently on display when the alt-weekly celebrated its 21st birthday and new green headquarters, as part of a Design Challenge the paper had put together. This comes on the heels of a LA Fashion Week show in March, "Paper Dresses," that featured clothes made out of the L.A. Weekly.
Alternative Weekly Network  |  05-28-2010  11:52 am  |  Industry News

Sacramento News & Review Selling Lots of Medical Marijuana Adsnew

With medical marijuana dispensaries growing like pot plants in all areas of California, the business has become quite competitive in areas like Sacramento, KCRA-TV reports. To get ahead, many shops are advertising in the Sacramento News & Review, where the TV station reports there are many ads that include perks like free lighters and delivers, and even free grams. While the daily Sacramento Bee and more conservative Sacramento Magazine don't run dispensary ads, News & Review CEO Jeff von Kaenel says he's got no problem with doing so, adding that about 15 percent of the paper's ads are currently medical marijuana-related. "It reflects the values we have at the News & Review," he says. "We let our readers make up their own minds about things. They're mature enough, and we don't want to be a censor of business in Sacramento."
KCRA-TV  |  05-05-2010  2:27 pm  |  Industry News