The Santa Cruz Sentinel is a daily newspaper published in Santa Cruz, California, covering Santa Cruz County, California, and owned by MediaNews Group Inc.

Aside from its main office in Scotts Valley, the Sentinel has a Pajaro Valley news bureau in Watsonville, California. The paper has reporters assigned to beats such as agriculture, county government and surfing.

Ottaway Community Newspapers, a division of Dow Jones & Company bought the paper in 1982 from the McPherson family. Community Newspaper Holdings bought the Sentinel in late 2006 from Ottaway,[2] but quickly sold it, February 2, 2007, to MediaNews.[3]

Staff

  • Publisher: Gary Omernick
  • Vice President of Advertising: Robert S Powell
  • Editor: Don Miller