Register-Pajaronian sold

Rochelle (IL)-based News Media Corp. has sold the weekly Register-Pajaronian in Santa Cruz County, the newspaper reports, to Good Times in Santa Cruz. Terms were not disclosed.

“We were pleased to find a Northern California-based publisher with adjacent properties that was a good fit for the Pajaronian. This transaction enables us to focus on the success of our core properties in the Midwest,” said NMC president Nickolas Monico.

“An affiliate of Good Times that publishes weeklies in southern Santa Clara and San Benito counties will operate News Media’s four Monterey County weeklies: King City Rustler, Greenfield News, Soledad Bee, Gonzales Tribune,” The R-P article said.

News Media Corp. had owned The R-P and its affiliated publications since 1995.